Physicians & Leadership

Pioneering Rehabilitation

Mary Beth Walsh, M.D.

Executive Medical Director/Chief Executive Officer, The Burke Rehabilitation Hospital

Specialty Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine, 1977 
Subspecialty Boards – Rheumatology, 1980  

Academic Appointments

Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College


  • B.A., Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts, 1969
  • M.D., Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1974

Postgraduate Training:

  • Medical Intern, The New York Hospital, New York, New York, 1974-1975
  • Junior Assistant Resident, The New York Hospital, New York, New York, 1975- 1976
  • Senior Assistant Resident, The New York Hospital, New York, New York, 1976-1977
  • Fellow in Rheumatic Diseases, The Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York, 1977-1979


Herbold, J., & Walsh, M.B. (2005). Outcome After Rehabilitation for Total Joint Replacement at IRF and SNF, A Case-Controlled Comparison. Am. J. Phy. Med. Rehabil, 85,1. 

Kagen, L.J., & Walsh, M.B. (1982).  Myoglobinemia in Severely Burned Patient: Correlations with Severity and Survival. J. Trauma, 22, 6-10.                  

Chuong, J.H., Inman, R.D., Kimberly, R.P., Kovacs, J.E., Reynolds, J.C., & Walsh, M.B. (1982).  Acute Pancreatitis in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Report of Twenty Cases and A Review of the Literature. Medicine, 61,25.