Dr. Anthony E. Chiodo

Anthony E. Chiodo, MD, MBA

Clinical Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
*Spine Interventionalist*


Dr. Chiodo is the co-director for the University of Michigan Spinal Cord Injury Model System (SCIMS) and Clinical Director of U-M Spinal Cord Injury Medicine. At the national level, he has held numerous leadership roles in ABPMR, AANEM, AAP, ASIA, ACGME, and the American Board of Anesthesiology.

His research has included SCIMS-related projects: Wellness in SCI and Predictors of Health, and Quality of Life in Persons with Ventilator Assistance after SCI. He has served as a co-investigator for two clinical trials of Fampridine’s efficacy after SCI as treatments for spasticity and for restrictive lung disease. Dr. Chiodo is one of only a few physiatrists to obtain sub-specialty board certification in pain medicine, electrodiagnostic medicine and spinal cord injury medicine.


Medical School or Training

University of Connecticut, School of Medicine, 1984


University of Michigan Health System, Physical Med & Rehab, 1987


University of Michigan Health System, Physical Med & Rehab, 1988

Board Certifications

Pain Medicine

Physical Medicine & Rehab

Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Professional Organizations

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

American Academy Pediatrics

American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Association for Clinical Pastoral Education

Research Interests

Dr. Chiodo's research interests include pain after spinal cord injury, effectiveness of spine interventions and electromyography.