The Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, founded in April 1915, is the only provider of dedicated medical rehabilitation services in Westchester County, New York. Our mission is helping people regain a maximum level of mobility and independence following a disabling illness or injury; to engage in research to improve medical care and to offer health care services appropriate to the needs of our community.
The Burke Rehabilitation Hospital specializes in treating physical disabilities including stroke, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, Parkinson's disease and other neurological disorders, cardiac disease, chronic pulmonary disease, arthritis, orthopedics and amputation. Patients receive intensive medical and therapeutic services carefully tailored to their individual needs. By offering three times the care of most other rehabilitation facilities, Burke personalizes a rehabilitation plan that works harder for patients.
The modern, 150-bed inpatient hospital is located on a beautiful 60-acre campus in White Plains and serves patients sixteen years and older. The five patient care programs specialize in a specific disease or related condition: stroke, traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury, orthopedics/amputation, and cardiac-pulmonary.
An individually tailored outpatient program complements the acute, intensive inpatient experience at Burke. Outpatient Department services include physical and occupational therapy, speech, language and swallowing therapy, an arthritis center and an osteoporosis screening service. Exercise and education programs are also available. Burke offers outpatient services in three convenient outpatient satellite locations in White Plains, Purchase and the Bronx.
Burke is both a hospital and a research center. These two enterprises inform and enrich each other for the ultimate benefit of our patients. Whether our doctors, nurses, and therapists are providing state-of-the-art treatment, or our research scientists are exploring the frontiers of neurological and pulmonary medicine, they share a central commitment-to ensure that every patient at Burke makes the fullest possible recovery from his or her illness or injury.
At The Winifred Masterson Burke Medical Research Institute located on our main campus, a world-class group of scientists are currently conducting research in neurodegenerative and inflammatory diseases; stroke prevention and recovery; mechanisms in Parkinson's disease and spinal cord injury and recovery.
Patients are generally from the tri-state area as well as from other parts of the United States and abroad. Burke Rehabilitation Hospital has 600 employees including 13 full-time physicians.