P. Jacob Joseph, M.D., joined the medical staff at TIRR Memorial Hermann after completing his residency at The University of Washington in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in June 2010. He received his medical degree in 2006 at McGovern Medical School and completed internship and residency at the University of Washington in Seattle.

Dr. Joseph is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth. As an attending physician at TIRR, Dr. Joseph’s primary focus is on caring for patients recovering from stroke, traumatic brain injury and neurotrauma. His clinical and research interests include spasticity management and electrodiagnostic medicine. He is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the Association of Academic Physiatrists.

Areas of Interest

Clinical Interests

  • Stroke care
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Electrodiagnostic medicine
  • Dual diagnosis injuries – Brain Injury/Spinal Cord Injury
  • General rehabilitation
  • Aneurysm care
  • Brain injury
  • Anoxic brain injury
  • Spasticity management

Research Interests

  • Statin use in association with outcome from traumatic brain injury
  • Transcranial magnetic stimulation and therapeutic implications in stroke and brain injury
  • Use of startle reflex in improving level of consciousness in vegetative patients