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Yahira Acevedo-Santiago, MD

Yahira Acevedo-Santiago, MD, was hired as a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician at Good Shepherd’s south Allentown campus. She also performs sub-acute consultations at skilled nursing facilities throughout the area. Acevedo-Santiago specializes in musculoskeletal medicine, geriatrics, sports and recreational injures as well as hand and upper limb rehabilitation, including carpal tunnel, trigger finger, wrist, elbow and shoulder problems.

A native of Puerto Rico, Acevedo-Santiago is fluent in both English and Spanish.


  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Physiatry)

Areas of Focus

  • Musculoskeletal medicine
  • Hand and upper limb rehabilitation (carpal tunnel, trigger finger, wrist, elbow and shoulder problems)
  • Sports and recreational injuries
  • Geriatrics


  • Medical School: University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Undergraduate: University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico, B.S., Biology
  • Residency: University of Pennsylvania, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Philadelphia, PA

To schedule an appointment with Yahira Acevedo-Santiago, 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)