Thomas N Bryce

Thomas N Bryce, MD

  • PROFESSOR | Rehabilitation and Human Performance
  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Neurosurgery


Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

Dr. Thomas Bryce came to The Mount Sinai Medical Center in 1997 and has served as Medical Director of the Spinal Cord Injury Program since 2001 and as Medical Director of Rehabilitation Ambulatory Services since 2008.

He received his undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins University and his medical degree from Albany Medical College. He received specialty training in Rehabilitation Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

Dr. Bryce is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and has sub-specialty certification in both Pain Medicine and Spinal Cord Injury Medicine.

Dr. Bryce is involved with research related to spinal cord injury especially as it relates to the assessment of pain and neurological function after spinal injury as well as the use of robotic exoskeletons to facilitate walking after spinal cord injury. He is the principle investigator of several ongoing studies in these areas. He has authored numerous chapters and scientific articles on spinal cord injury.

Dr. Bryce has been appointed by Governor Cuomo to the New York State Spinal Cord Research Board.

Dr. Bryce is the Steering Committee Chair of the Consortium for Spinal Cord Medicine, a consortium of national organizations which publishes clinical guidelines related to the care of individuals with spinal cord injury. He is on the Board of the International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS) and is the Chair of the Communications Committee of ISCoS. He is also a member of the Education Committee of the American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA). He has been a research grant reviewer for the Department of Defense, the European Science Foundation, and the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation.

Dr. Bryce works closely with physical therapists, occupational therapists, neuropsychologists, and other medical and surgical specialists in order to provide comprehensive care.

Dr. Bryce performs all aspects of spasticity management especially as related to intrathecal therapy screening and management from intrathecal test trials to refills and dose adjustments.

Clinical Focus

  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Intrathecal baclofen pumps
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Myelopathy
  • Paraplegia
  • Quadriplegia And Paraplegia
  • Spasticity
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Tetraplegia


MD, Albany Medical College

Internship, Internal Medicine, Albany Medical Center

Residency, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

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