UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital announces physiatrist Stanley Mathew, MD will lead Finley’s Acute Rehab Department as medical director. Dr. Mathew, who specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation, will work closely with patients, providers, and staff on meeting each patient’s individual rehabilitation needs.
Dr. Mathew is board certified by the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the American Board of Disability Analysts. He also concurrently serves as the medical director for UnityPoint Health St. Luke’s Hospital Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in Cedar Rapids. Dr. Mathew has also served as medical director for a medical weight loss center and long term care center in Cedar Rapids.
Dr. Mathew attended medical school at Medical University of Lublin, Poland and completed his internship at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency at New York Medical College where he served as chief resident in his final year.
Dr. Mathew is an associate professor in the department of surgery at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics. Mathew’s medical interests include pain management, spine and musculoskeletal medicine, spasticity management, electro diagnostics, and pre/post-operative management of orthopedic and neurosurgical conditions.