BinghamHeather Bingham, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor


Education

  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
  • Transitional Internship, John Peter Smith Hospital, Fort Worth, TX
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Residency, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Licensure

  • Iowa Board of Medicine
  • Diplomate-American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Areas of Interests

  • Spinal cord injury
  • Stroke
  • Rehabilitation of other neurological conditions
  • Spasticity management
  • Nonoperative msuculoskeletal joint and spine care
  • Electromyography
  • Amputee care
  • Medical education

Organizations

  • American Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Association of Academic Physiatrists
  • American Medical Association
  • Iowa Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Iowa Medical Society


What is a Physiatrist?

Physiatrists are physicians who specialize in physical medicine and rehabilitation. They are nerve, muscle, bone, and brain experts who treat injuries or illnesses that affect how you move. Their goal is to decrease pain and enhance performance without surgery.