Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Eric L. Altschuler, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Physicial Medicine & Rehabilitation, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

About me

Clinical Interests
  • Clinically applied and basic cognitive neuroscience
Education
  • MD, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA
  • PhD, Biophysics, University of California Davis, Davis, CA
Training
  • Fellowship, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA
  • Fellowship, Brain and Perception Laboratory, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
  • Residency, Mt. Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY
Board Certification
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Neuromuscular Medicine
Memberships
  • Society for Neuroscience

Videos

Using Mirrors to Treat Limb Injuries

Publications

Publications

Books & Chapters: Altschuler, E.L. (1994). Bachanalia: The Essential Listener’s Guide to J.S. Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier, Preface by Stephen Jay Gould. New York: Little Brown, & Co.

Altschuler, E. L., White, B., Stitik, T. P. & Kim, J. H. (2010). Low back pain: consideration of when to refer patients for interventional spine procedures. In Injection Procedures. New York: Springer, pp. 91-100.

Bach JR, & Altschuler, E. (2010). Rehabilitation of the patient with respiratory dysfuction. In W.R. Frontera, J. A. DeLisa, B. M. Gans, N. E. Walsh, L. R. Robinson (Eds.) DeLisa's Physical Medicine, Principles and Practice, (5th ed.) Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, pp. 1099-1124.

Tran, J. & Altschuler, E. L. (2013). Complex regional pain syndrome. In W. Frontera (Ed.) Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 3rd Edition, Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier (In Press).

Hon, A E. & Altschuler, E. L. (2013). Post stroke central pain. In W. Frontera (Ed.) Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 3rd Edition, Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier (In Press).

Altschuler, E. L. (2013). The bulging grid. In A. Shapiro, E. Todorovic (Eds.) Oxford Compendium of Visual Illusions, Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press (In Press).