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Jennifer Helen Paul, M.D.

Medicine, Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Clinical Interests

Arthritis & Lower Extremity Joint Replacement - Non-Surgical; Back & Neck Pain; Botox Injection; Fibromyalgia; General Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation; Hip Pain, Hip Preservation Program; Joint & Bursa Injection; Joint Pain (Knee, Hip, Shoulder); Knee Pain & Injury; Non-Sports Concussion; Shoulder & Elbow, Pain & Injury; Spasticity Management; Sports-Related Concussion; Traumatic Brain Injury

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 276-3000

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Biography

Dr. Jennifer H. Paul provides inpatient rehabilitation care at our rehabilitation unit at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Her outpatient services are provided at Clinton Crossings and her interests include treating acute and chronic pain, fibromyalgia, traumatic brain injury/concussion, spinal cord injury, stroke and other neurological conditions, spasticity with Botox injections and other musculoskeletal conditions. She also has joined URMC Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation and specializes in non-operative management of arthritis of the knee, hip, and shoulder. Dr. Paul uses interventional treatments including injections and specific rehabilitation to restore function and quality of life to her patients.

Professional Background

Dr. Paul received her medical degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine in Buffalo, NY. She completed her Internal Medicine Internship at the University of Rochester in Rochester, NY and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency training at the University of Colorado in Denver, CO.

Research

Denver VA Medical Center, Denver, CO 2/2011-present Project Title: Differentiating Between Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Behavioral Health Conditions: The Role of the Neurobehavioral Symptom Inventory. The purpose of the study is to examine differences in post-concussive symptom endorsement among four groups of Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom Veterans: those with a history of target, service-related, mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and co-occurring posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) (Group 1); those with a history of target, service-related, mTBI only (Group 2); those with PTSD only (Group 3); and those with no history of target, service-related, mTBI or PTSD (Group 4). AAPMR Conference, Orlando, FL 11/2011 Poster presentation. Abstract title: Corticosteroids and Antiretroviral Protease Inhibitor Agents Creating an Exogenous Steroid Excess Syndrome: A Case Report. Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY 06/2005-08/2005 Summer Research Fellow, Elizabeth Repasky, Ph.D. Under the direction of Dr. Repasky in the Department of Immunology, investigated the effect of mild thermal stress on HER-2/neu expression in breast cancer cell lines. Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY 06/2003-08/2003 Summer Research Associate, Visual Perception Lab, Jeff B. Pelz, Ph.D. Member of a group whose goal was to obtain an understanding of how eye movements aid the process of visual perception.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

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

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2008 - 06/30/2009
Internship in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/2009 - 06/30/2012
Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at University of Colorado Hospital