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Temple University appoints Ian Maitin, M.D., M.B.A., chair of physical medicine and rehabilitation



Ian Maitin, M.D., M.B.A.
(Photo by Ryan S. Brandenberg / University Photography)

Ian Maitin, M.D., M.B.A., has been appointed chair of physical medicine and rehabilitation at Temple University School of Medicine and Temple University Hospital.

He had been acting chair of the department since 2003.


After graduating Phi Beta Kappa in biochemistry from Rutgers University and earning an M.D. from Jefferson Medical College, Maitin completed an Internal Medicine internship at Bryn Mawr Hospital and a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the Robert Wood Johnson Rehabilitation Institute at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.

In 1993, he joined the Temple University faculty and in 2002 received an M.B.A. in healthcare management from Temple’s Fox School of Business.


Maitin, associate professor and residency program director, specializes in electrodiagnostics and spasticity management, and is board-certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation as well as electrodiagnostic medicine.


Widely recognized as an outstanding and dedicated teacher, Maitin has written book chapters and routinely presents and publishes his clinical findings, with research currently focused on rehabilitation following trauma.


He has served as a reviewer for the text PM&R Board Review and currently serves on the program committee of the Association of Academic Physiatrists.

He is a fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and a diplomate member of the Association of Academic Physiatrists.

In 2005, he was named to the list of Best Doctors, a database that includes the top 3 percent to 5 percent of specialists in the country.

Eryn Jelesiewicz




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