The Inpatient Coma Recovery and Traumatic Brain Injury Unit (TBI) opened in 1994 as one of the first rehabilitation facilities for brain injury in New York City. The Brady Institute was named after James Brady and his wife Sarah. Mr. Brady, a former White House press secretary, during the Ronald Regan administration suffered a severe brain injury after receiving a gunshot wound to the head.
The Brady Institute is dedicated to the recovery of the coma and TBI patient. Coma recovery and traumatic brain injury patients need special care to increase the chances of awakening and making a recovery. The Brady Institute specializes in treating patients who are medically stable and who have cognitive and physical disabilities because of head injury. A multidisciplinary team approach provides individuals with the services needed to maximize their ability to function and helps to facilitate their transition from hospital to family and community.
For patients who complete their inpatient care and will return back to the community, the Department of Rehabilitation also provides a dynamic continuity of care and treatment through its comprehensive outpatient Rehabilitation Program.
For information and referrals, please call the Rehabilitation Admission Office at 718-206-7152.