Jeffrey L. Forman, M.D./Director of Rehabilitation Medicine
Dr. Jeffrey Forman
Director of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine
Dr. Forman graduated from Brandeis University and received his Doctor of Medicine in 1990 from Tel Aviv University. After medical school, Dr. Forman completed his Residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Montefiore Medical Center/ Albert Einstein College of Medicine and went on to complete a fellowship in Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine in 1995 at New England Medical Center (Now Tufts Medical Center). He is an assistant Clinical Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Tufts University School of Medicine, and directs the Pediatric Rehabilitation section of the Boston University School of Medicine PM&R Residency program, and lectures to both the PM&R and Orthopedic Surgery residents in both the BU as well as the Tufts residency programs.
Before coming to Franciscan in 2004, Dr. Forman was the Director of the Acquired Brain Injury Program at Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center from 1996 to 2002. He also directed the Myelodysplasia Clinic at New England Medical Center from 1999 to 2004, and was Assistant Director of Resident Training at Tufts from 1996 to 2004. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the Association of Academic Physiatrists, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine.
Dr. Forman’s clinical interests include all aspects of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine, but especially the life-long care of children with special health care needs, particularly those with cerebral palsy and head injury. His research interests are in the use of computerized motion analysis as well as other evidence-based measures in developing a standard of care for maximizing quality of life for these children.