Michael Stubblefield, MD

National Medical Director

Michael Stubblefield, MD - National Medical Director

Dr. Michael D. Stubblefield is the national medical director for the ReVital Cancer Rehabilitation Program and the architect of comprehensive cancer rehabilitation programs across Select Medical's national network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals and outpatient therapy centers. In addition, Dr. Stubblefield serves as director of cancer rehabilitation at Select Medical’s Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation in West Orange, NJ.

An international leader in the field of cancer rehabilitation, Dr. Stubblefield’s clinical expertise is in the identification, evaluation and rehabilitation of neuromuscular, musculoskeletal, pain and functional disorders resulting from cancer and its treatment, particularly those caused by radiation and neurotoxic chemotherapy. He has published extensively in medical journals and co-authored Cancer Rehabilitation: Principles and Practice, the only comprehensive textbook in the field. Dr. Stubblefield has also been repeatedly named one of America’s Top Doctors, America’s Top Doctors for Cancer, and New York Metro Area’s Top Doctors by Castle Connolly.

Dr. Stubblefield graduated with honors from Brown University in Providence, RI, where he double majored in biology and philosophy. He then received his degree in medicine from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and completed a combined residency in internal medicine and physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City. Doctor Stubblefield is triple board certified in PM&R, internal medicine, and electrodiagnostic medicine (EMG).

Dr. Stubblefield lives in the New York area and is an avid nature photographer.