Maury R. Ellenberg, MD, FACP
Board-Certified: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Subspecialty Certification in Pain Management. American Board of Neuromuscular Medicine, and Internal Medicine.
Residency: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
MD: Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI
Member: American Medical Association, Michigan State and Oakland County Medical Societies, American and the Michigan Academies of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Association of Academic Physiatrists
Honors: Multiple Top Doc in Hour Magazine Award
Leader. Healer. Educator. These are the roles that have and continue to define Dr. Maury Ellenberg’s career in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R).
In practice at Rehabilitation Physicians, P.C., since 1978, Dr. Ellenberg is the group’s past president. He is dedicated to providing non-surgical pain relief for patients experiencing chronic, debilitating pain, educating patients to achieve long-term pain management, and teaching physicians entering the specialty.
Dr. Ellenberg is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R), with a subspecialty certification in Pain Management, Internal Medicine and Neuromuscular Medicine. Mentored by Rehabilitation Physicians’ founder, Dr. JC Honet, Dr. Ellenberg’s primary focus is for the care of the individual.
Dr. Ellenberg has special expertise in treating neck, back and limb pain, disc herniation, and pinched nerves, and chronic pain due to accident, injury, surgery or underlying disease. He tailors treatment plans that address the underlying causes of pain. His approach includes collaboration with patients’ primary care providers, other specialists, and surgeons, if required, to achieve optimal outcomes in life-long pain control.
The Functional Recovery Program at Team Rehabilitation stands as one of his greatest successes. As Medical Director for the program, Dr. Ellenberg leads an interdisciplinary team of professionals providing patients the tools needed to manage chronic without narcotics and avoiding surgery when possible. Founded in 1989, the Functional Recovery Program is one of only two programs of its kind in the state of Michigan, and about 90 nationwide, that has helped thousands take control of their pain and regain their pre-injury lifestyle.
He has served as Chief of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Sinai-Grace Hospital and for over 37 years, Dr. Ellenberg has educated medical students and residents, including his role as Medical School Advisor at Wayne State University and Director of PM&R Resident Education and Sinai Hospital. He continues to teach residents as a Wayne State University clinical professor.
Dr. Ellenberg was elected to the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) Board of Governors in 1998 and participated through 2007.
Dr. Ellenberg has made over 100 PM&R presentations nationally and regionally, written eight medical book chapters and over 30 medical journal articles. See a selection of his publications on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.
He has been selected by his peers as HOUR Detroit magazine’s ‘Top Doc’ and has been named by U.S. News & World Report as a ‘Best Doctor.” He is a recipient of the Distinguished Clinician Award and was awarded the Rosenthal Lectureship from the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Dr. Ellenberg is a member of numerous professional societies including the American Medical Association, the Michigan State and Oakland County Medical Societies, the American and the Michigan Academies of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine, and the Association of Academic Physiatrists.
Born in Italy and raised in Detroit, he received his medical degree from Wayne State University and left Michigan only briefly for a PM&R Residency Program at The Ohio State University.
Dr. Ellenberg is married and a proud father of five sons.