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Douglas R. Fetkenhour, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-3271

Office: (585) 275-3271

Fax: (585) 442-2949

Biography

Douglas R. Fetkenhour, MD is a Senior Instructor at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. As a physiatrist, Dr. Fetkenhour specializes in the management of spasticity following spinal cord injury and stroke, and in cerebral palsy in patients of all ages. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Professional Background

Dr. Fetkenhour received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. He completed his Internal Medicine Internship at Lankenau Hospital in and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency training at the University of Syracuse. His special interests include spasticity management following spinal cord injury and stroke and cerebral palsy. Dr. Fetkenhour is experienced in managing the rehabilitation needs of pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.

He is actively involved in didactic and clinical teaching in the residency program and is course director for the medical student rehabilitation elective.

Research

Dr. Fetkenhour is a Board-certified Physiatrist who received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Pennsylvania. He completed his internship training year at Lankenau Hospital in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, and his PM&R residency at State University of New York Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, New York. He serves on the Curriculum Committee for third and fourth year medical students at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. His interests are inpatient rehabilitation and the management of spasticity in pediatric patients.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehab

Education

1990
B.S. | Ithaca College
Cinematography/Photography

1995
Post Baccalaureate | Oakton Community College
Basic Sciences

2001
MD | Jefferson Medical College
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

7/1/2001 - 6/26/2002
Internship in Internal Medicine at Lankenau Hospital

7/1/2002 - 6/30/2005
Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at University Hospital-SUNY Health Science Center at