Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
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Medical Specialty that Adds Quality to Life

The Texas Tech Health Sciences Center Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation seeks to provide exceptional patient care, conduct research to improve the health of patients with disability, and train clinician leaders and scholars with a focus on providing healthcare to rural populations and the underserved. We are planning on adding additional faculty in the 2022 year with the goal of an accredited categorical residency program by July 1st, 2023.

The Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation will exemplyfiy the three goals of the School of Medicine: education, research and patient care. Explore our website or contact us directly for more information regarding our division.

We are hiring two faculty to join our division. Details on the positions can be found here.

> Message From the Division Chief

  • Patient care: To provide high quality, comprehensive, personalized, and humanistic medical care with integrity and compassion guided by best evidence.
  • Education: To educate and inspire the next generation of physicians who will prevent disease when possible, manage chronic conditions when necessary, and support patients and families always wherever their journeys may lead by prioritizing a culture of collaborative, evidence-based practice and role modeling emotional well-being.
  • Research: To discover & disseminate evidence-based approaches to enable personalized, high-value care to improve the health of both individuals and the community.

We are the foundation of healthcare striving to improve health and well-being through excellence in rehabilitaiton patient care, education and research.

We embrace the university core values: One Team, Kindhearted, Integrity, Visionary, and Beyond Service⁠—we aim to align with those values on a daily basis.

We are making strides in healthcare: better clinical outcomes, improved patient experience, more affordable care, and better provider job satisfaction.


  • We are in the process of putting together a residency application. More details will be coming in the next few months. Our hope is for an accredited residency program by July 1st, 2023.

Norbury Joins TTUHSC as New Division Chief of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

Effective July 1st, 2021

Dr. Norbury is an accomplished academic Physiatrist who joined us from the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University where he served at the Electrodiagnostic Training Program Director, Advanced Core Clerkship Director for the integrated Neurology/PM&R Core Clerkship, and a member of the Board of the American Association of Electrodiagnostic and Neuromuscular Medicine. He was also the founding lead physician for Walk with a Doc at the Brody School of medicine and is one of the founding members of the Association of Academic Physiatrists Diversity and Community Engagement Committee.

He has won multiple awards for medical student and resident teaching including the highest teaching award from the Brody School of Medicine, the Master Educator Award. He has authored 14 peer reviewed publications, 2 book chapters, and over 50 abstracts on topics related to Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Medical Education.

Welcome Dr. Norbury!