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Board Certification

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, July 2016-July 2026

Brain Injury Medicine (sub-specialty), December 2016- December 2026

Education

D.O., University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine

B.S., Stonehill College (Biology)- summa cum laude

Postgraduate Education

Fellow in Brain Injury Medicine, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, West Orange, NJ, July 2015-July 2016

Resident in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, July 2012-July 2015

Intern in Medicine, Roger Williams Medical Center, Providence, RI, July 2011-July 2012

Professional Memberships

International Brain Injury Association

Association of Academic Physiatrists

International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

American Osteopathic College of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

American Osteopathic Association

Lectures

"Viscero-somatic and Somato-viscero reflexes: A Review"- Roger Williams Medical Center, Providence, RI

"Fibromyalgia: Wind Up, Second Pain, and DNIC"- Roger Williams Medical Center, Providence, RI

"Osteopathic Medicine Basics"- Roger Williams Medical Center, Providence, RI

"Nutritional Neuropathies"- Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

"In Quest of a Neuroprotective Diet"- Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

"Journal Club: High-dose albumin treatment for acute ischaemic stroke (ALIAS) part 2: a randomized, double-blind, phase 3, placebo-controlled trial "- Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

"Biomarkers in TBI: Utility and Future Avenues"- Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

“Neuropathic Pain and Cytokines”- Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Monthly Block Board Reviews for PM&R residents- Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

“The Eye in TBI”- Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

“The TBI Physical Exam: Lecture and Demonstration”- Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, West Orange, NJ

"Clinical Neuroanatomy"- Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, West Orange, NJ

"Opticokinetics in TBI"- Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, West Orange, NJ

"Anatomic Localization in Brachial Plexopathy"- Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, West Orange, NJ

"Post-Traumatic Seizure and Epilepsy"- Trauma Conference, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, West Orange, NJ

“Clinical Rehabilitation”- Kessler Foundation for Research, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, West Orange, NJ

“PM&R Written Board Preparation”- Kessler Board Review Course, Westminster Hotel, Livingston, NJ

“Neuroanatomy and Stroke Syndromes for PM&R Boards” with clinical workshops, Kessler Board Review Course, Westminster Hotel, Livingston, NJ

"Post-Traumatic Seizure and Epilepsy" and - “The Eye in TBI”- Resident Lectures, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, Saddlebrook, NJ

"Agitation Management in Acquired Brain Injury"- Trauma Conference, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, West Orange, NJ

Publications

Seidel B and Freedman M. (2017) “Pain Management in the Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation Patient,” in Carrayannopoulos A (Ed.), Comprehensive Pain Management in the Rehabilitation Patient, Springer International Publishing: 41-52. DOI: 1007/978-3-319-16784-8

Seidel B and Kupfer M. (2016) Gorham’s Disease in a Patient with Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury: Case Report and Review of the Literature. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation. 22(1): 79-82.

Seidel B, Mallow M, Berg K, Berg D. Rehab Emergencies for PGY-2 PM & R Residents: Autonomic Dysreflexia (AD). MedEdPORTAL Publications; 2015. Available from: https://www.mededportal.org/​publication/​10123http://dx.doi.org/​10.15766/​mep_2374-8265.10123

Seidel B, Desipio GB. (2014) Use of Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment to Manage Recurrent Bouts of Singultus.   114(8): 660-664.

Oleson CV, Seidel B, and Zhan T. (2013) Association of vitamin D deficiency, secondary hyperparathyroidism and heterotopic ossification in spinal cord injury.  JRRD. 50(9): 1177-1186.

Seidel B, Lewis T, and Kucer B. (2013) The Decision to Provide Testosterone Supplementation in Patients With Traumatic Brain Injury. PM&R. 5(11): 985-986.

Abstracts/Posters

Patibanda V and Seidel B. (2017) Poster 322: Acute Non‐Traumatic Intracranial Hemorrhage Due to Thrombocytopenia from Radiation for Prostate Cancer: A Case Report. PM&R. 9: S234. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pmrj.2017.08.262

Dabaghian L, Yonclas PP, Seidel B, Jasey NN, Oh-Park M (2016). Poster 30 Use of delirium triggering medications among patients with delirium at admission to inpatient rehabilitation facility. PM&R. 8: S170. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2016.07.073

McAuliffe MB, Yucht J, Seidel B, Herbison GJ. (2014) Poster 55: Neurosyphilis causing either Anterior Horn Cell or Radicular Involvement: A Case Report. PM&R 6(9): S201. DOI: 1016/j.pmrj.2014.08.451

Seidel B, Oleson CV. (2013) The Management of Vitamin D Deficiency in the Presence of Active Heterotopic Ossification.  Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation.  19(supp1): 41.  Presented at the ASIA national conference in Chicago, IL, 05/2013.

Presentations

Presentation of “Responses of Armillaria gallica Spore, Soil, Mycelial, and Rhizomorph Cell Lines to Gallic Acid, A Phenol Present in Host Trees” at the Eastern New England Biology Conference, 04/2006.

Poster presentation of “Vertebral Osteomyelitis in the Setting of Chronic Urinary Tract Infections” at the American College of Physicians Meeting in Providence, RI, 05/2012.