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Glenn J. Kehs M.D.

Academic Title: Assistant Professor
Primary Appointment: Neurology
Additional Title(s): Director, Stroke Rehabilitation Unit, Kernan Hospital
Location: UM Rehabilitation and Orthopedics Institute, Stroke Unit
Phone: (410) 448-6243
Phone: (410) 448-6383 (appointments)
Fax: (410) 448-6491

Personal History:


  • Loyola College of Maryland
    Baltimore, MD
    B.S., magna cum laude, 1980
    Biology and Chemistry dual major
  • Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Nashville, TN M.D., 1984

Postgraduate Training

  • Internship in Internal Medicine
    North Carolina Memorial Hospital
    Chapel Hill, NC
    July, 1984 to June, 1985
  • Residency in Neurology
    North Carolina Memorial Hospital
    Chapel Hill, NC
    July, 1985 to June, 1988
  • Fellowship in Neurologic Rehabilitation
    Braintree Hospital
    Braintree, MA
    July, 1988 to June, 1989


  • National Board of Medical Examiners
    July 1, 1985
    NBME Number 293576
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Certification in Neurology November, 1989 Certificate Number 32214

Employment History

  • Winchester Neurological Consultants, Inc.
    Winchester, Virginia
    Contract Physician
    July, 1989 to June, 1990
  • Winchester Medical Center
    Winchester, Virginia
    Planning and Development of Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit July, 1990 to November, 1992
  • Winchester Rehabilitation Center
    Winchester, Virginia
    Medical Director of Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit November, 1992 to June, 2006
  • University of Maryland Rehabilitation and Orthopedic Institute Baltimore, Maryland Director, Stroke Rehabilitation Unit June, 2006 to present
  • University of Maryland School of Medicine Baltimore, Maryland Assistant Professor of Neurology June, 2006 to present
  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities CARF surveyor
    2009 to present

Research Interests:

Stroke rehabilitation, particularly gait recovery and falls.

Clinical Speciality:

Neurologic rehabilitation, with emphasis on stroke.

Lab Techniques and Equipment:

Dynamic partial weight supported gait training (Vector TM)


Invited Speeches and Lectures

Prognosis and Recovery form Traumatic Brain Injury: The Influence of Advancing Age. Douglas I. Katz, Glenn J. Kehs, and Michael P. Alexander. American Academy of Neurology Meeting, May 3, 1990

Stroke Inpatient Rehabilitation Reinforcement of Walking Speed Trial Poster Presentation American Society of Neurorehabilitation Meeting October, 2009

Dobkin BH, Plummer-D'Amato P, Elashoff R, Lee J, SIRROWS Group. International Randomized Clinical Trial, Stroke Inpatient Rehabilitation With Reinforcement of Walking Speed (SIRROWS), Improves Outcomes. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair. 2010; 24(3): 235-242.

Ankle Robotics in Early Sub-Acute Stroke: A Controlled Pilot Study Poster Presentation American Society of Neurorehabilitation Meeting October, 2012