Dr. Haresh Sampathkumar is a Physiatrist with subspecialty training in Brain Injury Medicine. He sees patients with Acquired Brain Injuries at Bayhealth Hospital - Kent and Sussex campus, and PAM Rehabilitation Hospital - Dover. His clinic is located at PAM Rehabilitation Hospital - Dover. He treats the entire spectrum of severity of Brain Injuries from Concussion to Coma (otherwise known as Disorders of Consciousness). Due to the complex physical, cognitive, social and behavioral issues that arise as a result of brain injuries, he uses a coordinated interdisciplinary team approach by collaborating with a group of therapy professionals, prescribing medications, performing injections for pain and spasticity relief. Some of the injections include but are not limited to Botox, Phenol nerve blocks, Baclofen pump management.

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Educational and Training

Dr. Haresh Sampathkumar completed his medical training at Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Chennai in 2011. He completed an Internal Medicine Internship in 2014 at Unity Health System, Rochester, NY followed by Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation training in 2017 at New York Medical College/Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York. He then completed his fellowship training in Brain Injury Medicine in 2018 at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston/TIRR Memorial Hermann, Houston, Texas (ranked consistently in the top 5 in the country).

Non-clinical work

Dr. Sampathkumar is also the co- founder of JH Rehabilitation (www.jhrehabilitation.com), a comprehensive rehabilitation center in Chennai, India which offers services for individuals with brain injuries and other neurological conditions. Aside from raising awareness about Brain Injuries to the community, he is interested in improving the standard of care for patients with Acquired Brain Injuries by collaborating with private, government organizations and colleagues in healthcare. He is particularly interested in empowering individuals with Acquired Brain Injuries to control and direct their own life by independently participating in activities including education and meaningful employment.