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David Rex Gater, M.D., Ph.D., M.S.

Professor and Rocco Ortenzio Chair

Office Information

Penn State Hershey Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
1135 Old West Chocolate Avenue, Suite 101
Hummelstown, PA 17036
Tel: 800-243-1455 / 717-531-7010 Fax: 717-531-7102


Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Patient Services Provided

Electrodiagnostic Medicine Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

Biographical Information

M.S., Exercise and Sport Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson) (1985)
Ph.D., Physiology, University of Arizona (Tucson) (1990)

Professional Education

Residency, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, University of California Medical Center (Davis) (1996) Internship, Internal Medicine, University of Arizona Medical Center (Tucson) (1993) M.D., University of Arizona College of Medicine (Tucson) (1992)

Research Interests

  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Obesity, Metabolism, Exercise, Nutrition and Locomotor Training