Dr. John E. Toerge, DO, FAAPMR, Physiatrist (Physical Medicine)
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Dr. John E. Toerge, DO, FAAPMR

Physiatrist (Physical Medicine) | Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

4/5(11)
5410 Edson Ln Suite 350 Rockville MD, 20852
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4/5

About

Dr. John Toerge is a physiatrist practicing in Rockville, MD. Dr. Toerge is a medical doctor specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation. As a physiatrist, Dr. Toerge focuses on a patients ability to function, and can treat multiple conditions that affect the brain, nerves, spine, bones, muscles, joints, ligaments and tendons. Dr. Toerge can diagnose and treat pain that is a result of injury, disease or a disabling condition. Physiatrists often lead a team of physical therapists, occupational therapists and physicians in a patients treatment or prevention plan.

Education and Training

Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree 0

Board Certification

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

American Osteopathic Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AOBPMR)

Physical Medicine and RehabilitationAmerican Board of Physical Medicine and RehabilitationABPMR

Provider Details

MaleEnglish

Expert Publications

Data provided by the National Library of Medicine

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Clinical Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine Georgetown University School of Medicine 2010 - Present

Awards

  • Finalist - First Annual Humanist Award 1990  
  • Top MD - Consumers Checkbook Year  
  • Sigma Sigma Phi - Honorary Osteopathic Fraternity (Academic) Year  
  • Diplomat, American Osteopathic Board of Examiners Year  
  • Recipient - Employee of the Year Award National Rehabilitation Hospital/District of Columbia Hospital Association Year  
  • Super Doctor Year superdoctors.com 

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation  

Dr. John E. Toerge, DO, FAAPMR's Practice location

5410 Edson Ln Suite 350 -
Rockville, MD 20852
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Patient Experience with Dr. Toerge


4.0

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Dr. John E. Toerge, DO, FAAPMR has a rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 11 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Physiatrist (Physical Medicine) in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

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Get to know Physiatrist Dr. John E. Toerge, who serves patients in Rockville, Maryland.

Being an experienced physiatrist with specialized skills in manual medicine, Dr. Toerge helps patients to recuperate from injury or disease to enjoy a higher quality of life. He is the owner & Medical Director of John E. Toerge, DO, LLC in Rockville, Maryland.

With more than forty years of experience in the full range of human performance and interactive systemic influences, his attention is focused on the body’s normal physiology altered by disease or injury.  The interaction of the body with those external influences represents what has happened and guides the treatment to assist the body to achieve the fullest recovery possible.  Patient education coupled with collaborative treatment supports the best outcome for the patient.  An informed patient is the best partner in the healing process, and Dr. Toerge strives to achieve an effective balance for the patient in this process.

Following the completion of his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University, Dr. Toerge went on to complete his internship at Chicago Osteopathic Hospitals & Medical Center. This was followed by his residency at Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

Subsequent to his education, he attained board certification in physical medicine and rehabilitation becoming a Diplomat of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the American Osteopathic Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AOBPMR). The AOBPMR is an organization that provides board certification to qualified Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine who specialize in the treatment of patients with physical impairments or disabilities.

In recognition of his outstanding performance in his field, Dr. Toerge is a Fellow and active member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

​Physical medicine and rehabilitation, also known as physiatry, is a branch of medicine that aims to enhance and restore functional ability with quality of life to those with physical impairments or disabilities. Physiatrists treat a wide variety of medical conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord, nerves, bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and tendons. 

Among Dr. Toerge’s diverse awards, honors, and recognitions include: Finalist – First Annual Humanist Award 1990; Top MD – Consumers Checkbook; Sigma Sigma Phi – Honorary Osteopathic Fraternity (Academic); Diplomat, American Osteopathic Board of Examiners; Recipient – Employee of the Year Award National Rehabilitation Hospital/District of Columbia Hospital Association; and Super Doctor – SuperDoctors.com.

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