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Deborah Kimmel, MD

Brain Injury Program Medical Director

Dr. Kimmel is the medical director of the Brain Injury Program at Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network. Dr. Kimmel has more than 30 years of experience specializing in the treatment of patients with brain injuries and multiple sclerosis. She graduated from the Medical College of Pennsylvania and completed her residency at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY. She is certified by the National Board of medical Examiners and the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Treatment Philosophy

We actually look at the patient in the context of their own life and their own goals and we help them achieve their best quality of life possible.


  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Physiatry)

Areas of Focus

  • Neurorehabilitation
  • Traumatic and Non-traumatic Brain Injury
  • Spasticity and Movement Disorder Management
  • Neurotoxin Expert
  • Stroke rehabilitation
  • Traumatic and Non-traumatic Spinal Cord Injury
  • Multiple Sclerosis Rehabilitation
  • Concussion Management


  • Medical School: Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Residency: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Meet Dr. Kimmel

To schedule an appointment with Deborah Kimmel, MD, call 610-776-3278 for her office located in the Allentown Campus on the first floor of the Rehab Hospital.

For general information, call 1-888-44-REHAB (73422)