WVU Medicine physiatrists are medical doctors who specialize in physical medicine and rehabilitation and treat patients with orthopaedic or neurological issues that affect movement of the body. Your physiatrist will help manage any medical issues you may experience throughout your course of physical therapy or occupational therapy, including pain management or chronic conditions, like diabetes, heart disease, or hypertension. Our goal is to help you restore function and resume daily activities from a disability, disease, disorder, or injury you’re facing.

We work with your physical and occupational therapists to coordinate care, monitor progress, and make any adjustments to your treatment plan as needed.

Conditions We Treat

  • Arthritis
  • Back pain
  • Brain injury
  • Concussion
  • Lymphedema (swelling that can occur with cancer treatment, congenital defects, trauma, or surgery)
  • Orthopaedic injuries, such as knee, joint, and hip
  • Post-surgery recuperation
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Sports injury
  • Stroke
  • Stuttering
  • Swallowing disorders
  • Thinking/memory problems
  • Traumatic injuries

Appointments and Directions

855-WVU-CARE 855-988-2273
WVU Medicine Spine Center
943 Maple Drive
Morgantown, WV 26505

Clinic Number

304-598-6345

Clinic Hours

Monday – Friday
8 am – 5 pm

Karen Barr, MD

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Associate Professor
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Bethany Honce, MD

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Assistant Professor - Orthopaedics
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