At Injury Rehabilitation Centers of Pennsylvania, the Patients come first!
The Mission of Injury Rehabilitation Centers of Pennsylvania is to provide personalized, high quality, medical services to our patients using a multi-disciplinary approach. Our vision is to exemplify the best in medical practice by promoting the best health care and treatment of our patients. Our values are to treat patients and employees with the highest ethical standards. The patient’s concern is our concern. Our providers use state of the art diagnostic assessment for all conditions. We provide treatment for all conditions that affect function or cause pain.
George L. Rodríguez, M.D.
Dr. Rodriguez is the President and CEO of Injury Rehabilitation Centers of Pennsylvania, since 1990. His focus is the diagnosis and improvement of physical and physiological conditions that affect form and function of the human body. His practice offers high-quality options in diagnostics, therapies, treatments, and counseling in conditions that mostly affect the musculoskeletal system. He is a board-certified physician in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine, Quality Assurance and Utilization Review, and Independent Medical Examination. To date he has treated over 14,000 patients using state-of-the-art medical science coupled with alternative and complementary techniques.
Dr. Rodriguez graduated from The University of Pennsylvania in 1981. He double-majored in Biophysics and Natural Sciences with a concentration in Biochemistry. Thereafter, he graduated from The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1985, where he assisted in many operations, particularly of the hands, large articulating joints, and the cardiovascular system. Through his residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), which he completed in 1989, he focused on the recognition and treatment of acute and chronic disabling conditions.
Following his residency, Dr. Rodriguez started his private practice. He also served as Assistant Chief of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Director of Physical Medicine Services for the Skilled Nursing Facility of the Presbyterian Medical Center for five years, while also serving as Associate Clinical Professor within the Department of Internal Medicine of the HUP system for five years.
In addition, Dr. Rodriguez served as Medical Director of the Acupuncture Drug Detoxification Research Program of Philadelphia for one year, founder and elected Chairman of the North Philadelphia Health System’s first Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation for three years and taught podiatry residents from the Podiatry College of Philadelphia. During that time he held admitting and consulting privileges at six Philadelphia area hospitals.
In 1997, Dr. Rodriguez began to devote his time to private office practice. He has kept his focus on patients, science, and technology by adding MRI, Ultrasound, Lasers, and autologous stem cell treatment services. At present he heads a medical company of 80 employees and 15 health profession licensed healthcare providers with eleven locations in Philadelphia and four surrounding counties. He is a member of the American Medical Association, the Pennsylvania Medical Society, the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the American Academy of Pain Medicine, the Pennsylvania Pain Society, the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture, the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners, Physicians for Patients’ Rights, and Jurispro.
Dr. Rodriguez has over thirty-five years of experience in the treatment of joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, and nerves. He approaches patients with compassion and understanding. Dr. Rodriguez, himself, has undergone 2 separate lower back surgeries and understands pain and disability not only from a scientific perspective, but also from personal experience.
Daisy A. Rodríguez, M.D.
Dr. Daisy Rodríguez is a board certified physician in the specialties of Internal Medicine and Independent Medical Examination. She currently practices at the Injury Rehabilitation Centers of Pennsylvania. She received her education at the University of Pennsylvania, majoring in Biochemistry, and receiving her B.A. Degree in 1983. As a junior and senior, she helped devise a system to diagnose illnesses using the human breath utilizing a spectrophotometer. She then went on to graduate medical school from the University of Pennsylvania in 1987. Following medical school, she completed her residency in Internal Medicine at the Presbyterian University Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, graduating in 1990. She is a highly skilled physician with a focus on the recognition and treatment of acute and chronic disabling conditions, supplementing her training with rheumatology. She has a strong personal interest in stem cell functions and capability, having training and practice experience in providing treatments to patients using platelet rich plasma (PRP).
She is a member of the American Medical Association, the Pennsylvania Medical Society, the Florida Medical Association, is certified by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. She performs Impairment Rating Evaluations and Independent Medical Evaluations.