Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation department

National Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedic Rehabilitation (NITOR)

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is an important clinical unit of National Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedic Rehabilitation. It started its journey with the rehabilitation of injured freedom fighters at liberation war. The department plays a vital role in different post traumatic, musculoskeletal, rheumatological and neurological diseases management and rehabilitation.

At present, seven physiatrists and one rheumatologist are serving in this department including Two Professor, One Associate Professors, One Assistant Professor, One Junior Consultant (in situ), Two Registrars, Two Assistant registrars and One medical officer. Clinical meeting, case discussions and specialized rehabilitation services are organized in this department regularly.


Activities & services of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation department

Out Patient Department

In Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation department, we attend around 50-60 patients daily. Here a good number of patients are also referred from the Orthopedic department for rehabilitation.

Top ten diseases managed in the OPD of PMR

  • Low back pain & associated diseases
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Prolapsed Lumber intervertebral disk
  • Post Traumatic (Fracture or Operative) stiffness
  • Adhesive capsulitis
  • Cervical Spondylosis
  • IDK of Knee
  • Tennis elbow
  • Plantar Fascitiis
  • Rheumatological diseases

Paediatric Rehabiliation Clinic

A weekly paediatric rehabilitation clinic is run by the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation department every Wednesday since 2021. Here patients with different childhood musculoskeletal and neurological disorders including Cerebral Palsy, Muscular dystrophies, Post Traumatic & Congenital Musculoskeletal deformities are assessed by the Rehabilitation team comprising  Orthopedic surgeons, Physiatrists, Physiotherapists, Occupational therapists and orthotists. Upto date 400. Patients are given rehabilitation with regular followup of different duration.

Name of Physicians working in PMR

Professor & Unit Chief Prof. Dr. Monirul Islam

MBBS,FCPS(Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)

Professor Prof. Dr. Sunam Kumar Barua

MBBS,FCPS(Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation), MPH, DTM&H

Associate Professor Dr Moinuddin Hossain Khan

MBBS,FCPS(Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)

Assistant Professor Dr  Rayhan Hamid

MBBS,FCPS(Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)

Junior Consultant (In situ) Dr.Aniruddha Mondol

MBBS,MD(Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)




Dr. Sharif Ahamed

MBBS,MD(Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)

Dr. MD. Imran Al Amin




Asssistant Registrar

Dr. Md. Mostafijur Rahman

MBBS, FCPS (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)

Dr.TasniaMahnaz MBBS
Medical officer Dr Momotaz Begum