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    Matthias Linke, DO

    Spine Rehabilitation Specialist
    Physical Medicine and Neuro-Rehabilitation (602) 406-6304

    Matthias Linke, DO, is the director of spinal cord injury rehabilitation at Barrow Neurological Institute at Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix. He is board certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

    Dr. Linke’s expertise includes spinal cord injury rehabilitation and the management of acute neuro-rehabilitation and spinal cord injury rehabilitation. He is a member of the American Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

    Dr. Linke received his medical degree from Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University in Glendale. He completed his internship and residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Loma Linda University Medical Center in Loma Linda, California.

    Dr. Linke’s research interests include mobility devices for adaptive recreational sports.

    For more information or to request an appointment, please call (602) 406-6304.

    Education & Training
    • Residency, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2003-2007
    • DO, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, Midwestern University, 2003
    • BS, Grand Canyon University, Biology, 1998
    • CNA, Paradise Valley Unified School District, 1995
    Professional Memberships
    • American Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    Honors and Awards
    • Top Doctor Listing, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Phoenix Magazine, 2010
    • Sigma Sigma Phi- National Honorary Osteopathic Fraternity, 2003
    Selected Publications

    Anderson KD, Acuff ME, Arp BG, Backus D, Chun S, Fisher K, Fjerstad JE, Graves DE, Greenwald K, Groah SL, Harkema SJ, Horton JA 3rd, Huang MN, Jennings M, Kelley KS, Kessler SM, Kirshblum S, Koltenuk S, Linke M, Ljungberg I, Nagy J, Nicolini L, Roach MJ, Salles S, Scelza WM, Read MS, Reeves RK, Scott MD, Tansey KE, Theis JL, Tolfo CZ, Whitney M, Williams CD, Winter CM, Zanca JM. United States (US) multi-center study to assess the validity and reliability of the Spinal Cord Independence Measure (SCIM III)Spinal Cord. 2011 Aug;49(8):880-5.

    About Barrow Neurological Institute

    Since our doors opened as a regional specialty center in 1962, we have grown into one of the premier destinations in the world for neurology and neurosurgery. Our experienced, highly skilled, and comprehensive team of neurological specialists can provide you with a complete spectrum of care–from diagnosis through outpatient neurorehabilitation–under one roof. Barrow Neurological Institute: Discover. Educate. Heal.