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Mylan N. Lam, M.D.

Dr. Mylan Lam, who specializes in spinal cord injury rehabilitation, received her medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. She completed a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston and went on to complete a fellowship in spinal cord injury medicine at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.

Dr. Lam is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation and in spinal cord injury medicine. She is also certified as an acupuncturist , having completing training at the University of California at Los Angeles.

She joined Kessler Institute in 2001 as an attending physiatrist and was named Clinical Chief of Spinal Cord Injury Services in 2005. Her extensive training has led to a broad practice, including musculoskeletal medicine, electromyography, wound care, spasticity management, acupuncture, stroke rehabilitation, as well as spinal cord injury rehabilitation.

Dr. Lam is active in several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture and the American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) and the American Paraplegia Society (APS), on which she serves as a member of the Clinical Practice Committee.


  • Alternative Medicine
  • Spinal Cord Injury

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Clinical Chief of Spinal Cord Injury Services, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation - West Orange campus
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

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Mylan N. Lam, M.D.

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation


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