Once an individual has sustained an illness(s) or injury(s) that results in chronic disability their medical care is further complicated by the changed psychosocial, domiciliary and vocational circumstances.
A physiatrist (specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation) is the most suitable, skilled and commonly involved specialist physician who will lead / direct the many facets of care for such a complex patient.
Dr. Massumi - in his former capacities and roles as a Physiatrist (Physical Medicine and Rehabiltiation) consultant to local hospitals and in his current professional endeavors as a private clinic based physiatrist - has a multi-decade experience in directing the many facets and elements of care of chronically ill patients. These services - commonly known as 'Disability Management Services'- are under the medical professional guidance and advice of Dr. Massumi and colleagues of his in medicine and the allied medical services. Additionally Dr. Massumi has liaison and a long professional working relationship with professionals in the work adjustment / vocational and other State and Federal Rehabilitation services and draws on their support and expertise to expedite recovery and rehabilitation of his patients.