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Justin L Weppner, DO

Division:
General Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Appointment
Department:
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Primary Location:
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

3rd Floor

545 Ray C. Hunt Dr.

Charlottesville, VA 22903

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Expertise

ABMS Certification:
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

About

Title:
Assistant Professor
Biography

Justin L. Weppner, D.O., is subspecialty trained in brain injury medicine and treats patients with neurologic impairments from traumatic brain injury (TBI), stroke, spasticity, and anoxic brain injury. He serves as the medical director of neurorehabilitation at UVA Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital. His research interests include blast-related mild TBI, disordered sleep in TBI, and the impact of depression, age, and gender on functional recovery after brain injury.

Weppner received his medical degree from West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg, West Virginia. Following his internship, he served as a general medical officer in the U.S. Navy, completing two combat tours in Afghanistan. Upon completing his military service, Weppner went on to complete his residency training in physical medicine and rehabilitation at UVA, followed by a brain injury fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh.

Outside of work, Weppner enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids.

Education

Primary:
West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency:
University of Virginia
Fellowships:
University of Pittsburgh

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