Jefferson University Hospitals

Provider Profile

John F. Ditunno, M.D.

Academic Title: Professor

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (Not Accepting New Patients)

Office Locations

375 Main Building
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-5580

Medical Services

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


Not accepting new patients


  • Hahnemann University School of Medicine, Medical School

Recent Publications

Linking spinal cord injury rehabilitation between the World Wars: The R. Tait McKenzie legacy

John Stanley Coulter, MD, and the Emergence of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in the Early 20th Century

Franklin Delano Roosevelt: The Diagnosis of Poliomyelitis Revisited

Influence of Age Alone, and Age Combined With Pinprick, on Recovery of Walking Function in Motor Complete, Sensory Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury

Methods for a Randomized Trial of Weight-Supported Treadmill Training Versus Conventional Training for Walking During Inpatient Rehabilitation after Incomplete Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury

Physical Education, Exercise, Fitness and Sports: Early PM&R Leaders Build a Strong Foundation

Dr. R. Tait McKenzie: Pioneer and legacy to physiatry

Walking index for spinal cord injury version II in acute spinal cord injury: Reliability and reproducibility

Two phase 3, multicenter, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trials of fampridine-SR for treatment of spasticity in chronic spinal cord injury

Dr. Samuel Stover: Promoting health and participation through leadership in spinal cord injury medicine

The Walking Index for Spinal Cord Injury (WISCI/WISCI II): Nature, metric properties, use and misuse

Dr. Robert L. Bennett: Pioneer and Definer of Modern Physiatry

Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Polio, and the Warm Springs Experiment: Its Impact on Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Advances in the rehabilitation management of acute spinal cord injury

Consumer preference in ranking walking function utilizing the walking index for spinal cord injury II

Validity and reliability of the 10-m walk test and the 6-min walk test in spinal cord injury patients

A clinical prediction rule for ambulation outcomes after traumatic spinal cord injury: A longitudinal cohort study

The reproducibility and convergent validity of the walking index for spinal cord injury (WISCI) in chronic spinal cord injury

Extent of spontaneous motor recovery after traumatic cervical sensorimotor complete spinal cord injury

Outcome measures: Evolution in clinical trials of neurological/functional recovery in spinal cord injury