St. Luke's Adds Three Specialty Rehabilitation Doctors to Physiatry Practice

March 23, 2016
Spokane, WA

-St. Luke's Rehabilitation Institute welcomes Keith D'Souza, MD; Erik Ensrud, MD; and Valerie Jones, MD, expanding patient access and bringing additional knowledge in physical medicine and rehabilitation to the Physiatry Practice. Treating the full spectrum of patients recovering from disease, injury or a disorder, St. Luke's Physiatry Practice is recognized with a comprehensive approach to recovery.

"An expanded team of nationally recognized providers with varied specialties brain injury, neuromuscular and electrodiagnostics allows our team to better serve residents of the Inland Northwest and beyond," said Dr. Gregory Carter, St. Luke's medical director. "We are fortunate to add such accomplished physicians with diverse backgrounds to our practice and Spokane." 

Keith D'Souza, medical director of St. Luke's brain injury program, completed his physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital and was most recently the Medical Director for inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services at the Franciscan Physician Network and St. Elizabeth Hospitals in Lafayette, Ind. 

Erik Ensrud completed his physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at Harvard Medical School and was the medical director of the EMG Laboratory and Neuromuscular Center at the Veterans Administration and director of the Neuromuscular Rehabilitation Clinic at Bingham and Women's Hospital in Boston. 

Valerie Jones, St. Luke's medical director for admissions, completed her rehabilitation medicine residency as chief resident at Saint Vincent's Catholic Medical Center in New York and provides patient consultative service at acute care hospitals in Spokane and throughout the region. 

St. Luke's, the region's only Level I Trauma rehabilitation hospital, offers comprehensive  interdisciplinary rehabilitation care throughout various acute, inpatient and outpatient settings providing physical, occupational, speech and recreational therapists combined with certified rehabilitation nursing staff and psychologists. For more information about St. Luke's services, or to refer a patient for inpatient or outpatient programs, call (509) 473-6000 or visit www.st-lukes.org .

About St. Luke's Rehabilitation Institute

The region's largest, free-standing Level I Trauma Rehabilitation hospital, St. Luke's provides comprehensive medical rehabilitation services for people of all ages who have experienced a stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, amputation or other injury or illness requiring rehabilitative care. St. Luke's is accredited by Joint Commission and Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities International. Thousands of patients choose St. Luke's for inpatient rehabilitation services at the main campus and outpatient therapy services at nine locations throughout Spokane. For more information on St. Luke's visit:

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Nicole Stewart
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St. Luke's Rehabilitation Institute
711 S. Cowley St.
Spokane, WA 99202-1330
509.473.6000

Inpatient Information: (509) 473-6058
Outpatient Information: (509) 473-6869