M. D. in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation is a Clinical Speciality course offered by the Amrita School of Medicine.
Doctor of Medicine in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation is a three year postgraduate degree program. Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation is a branch of medical science, which involves the study of physical impairments or disabilities. It emphasizes on optimizing the functionality and performance of the affected organ of the patient. Any candidate who has passed the MBBS degree from a recognized University thereto by Medical Council of India or any other State Medical Council is eligible for the M. D. course. During this course, one learns various sub specialty techniques, namely sports medicine, electrodiagnostics, trauma procedure etc.
After the successful completion of M. D. in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, one can get into a private or public hospital or join old age home as an in-house physician or can work with NGOs working for a similar causes.
Curriculum: As per Medical Council of India (MCI) and Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
Duration: Three years **
(** Two years in case of those who have recognized Postgraduate Diploma in the same subject)