Dr. Ross D Zafonte DO Physiatrist

Dr. Ross Zafonte is a physiatrist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital. He received his medical degree from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine and has been in practice for 29 years. He is one of 26 doctors at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital who specialize in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Physiatrist: General Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Hospital Affiliation

Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
Ranked #6 in Rehabilitation

Education & Medical Training

Mount Sinai School of Medicine at Elmhurst
Residency, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 1986 - 1989

Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Class of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

MA State Medical License
Active through 2012

MI State Medical License
Active through 2013

MO State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Significant improvements on cognitive performance post- transcranial, red/near-infrared LED treatments in chronic, mild TBI: Open-protocol study.
Naeser, M. A.,Zafonte, R.,Krengel, M. H.,Martin, P. I.,Frazier, J.,Hamblin, M.,Knight, J. A.,Meehan, W.,Baker, E. H.

Zolpidem and restoration of consciousness.
Whyte, J.,Rajan, R.,Rosenbaum, A.,Katz, D.,Kalmar, K.,Seel, R.,Greenwald, B.,Zafonte, R.,Demarest, D.,Brunner, R.,Kaelin, D.

Cognition in Patients with Burn Injury in the Inpatient Rehabilitation Population.
Purohit, M.,Goldstein, R.,Nadler, D.,Mathews, K.,Slocum, C.,Gerrard, P.,Divita, M. A.,Ryan, C. M.,Zafonte, R.,Kowalske, K.,Schneider, J. C.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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