Brian D. Greenwald, MD

Dr. Brian Greenwald
Doctor of Physical and Rehablitation Medicine

Dr. Brian Greenwald is currently the medical director of Center for Head Injuries and the associate medical director of JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute ( He is a clinical associate professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and is also the medical director for Rehabilitation Specialists, a day and residential program for persons with brain injury, in Fair Lawn, NJ (

Prior to joining JFK-Johnson Rehabilitation Institute, Dr. Greenwald was the medical director of Brain Injury Rehabilitation at the Mount Sinai Hospital’s Rehabilitation Center in New York City and the medical director for the New York Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems. He completed his residency training in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at New Jersey Medical School. He was fellowship trained in brain injury rehabilitation at Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr. Greenwald is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Dr. Greenwald has been serving on the Board of Trustees for the Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey since 2002 ( In 2012, he was the given the Kristjan Ragnarsson Angle Award from the Sarah Jane Brain Foundation for leading research advancing the field of pediatric acquired brain injury (  He was the recipient of the 2009 Physician of the Year Award at Mount Sinai Medical Center.  He is recognized by his peers through the Castle Connolly surveys as one of the Top Doctors in the New York Metro Area.  Dr. Greenwald has published multiple articles and book chapters in the areas of brain injury rehabilitation. Currently, he is involved in several research studies to improve the care of brain injury survivors.