Mercy Medical Welcomes Gary Keogh, MD
June 19, 2007
Mercy Medical welcomes Gary Keogh, MD, as medical director of Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital and announces the opening of the Mercy Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation Institute. Dr. Keogh brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in physical and rehabilitation medicine, pain management, sports medicine, anesthesiology, family practice and occupational medicine to the Gulf Coast.
A native of Ireland, Keogh has practiced medicine in numerous areas of the world including Wales, England, Ireland, New Zealand, Australia, and the United States. A Robert Wood Johnson Fellow in Sports Medicine, Dr. Keogh completed a residency in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine at Loma Linda University Medical Center in California, a fellowship in Interventional Pain Management at the Interventional Neurology and Spinal Pain Relief Center in Linwood, New Jersey and has dual board certification in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine and Family Practice.
As Mercy's physiatrist, Dr. Keogh will direct a comprehensive rehabilitation team of professionals including physical therapists, occupational therapists, recreational therapists, rehabilitation nurses, speech-language pathologists, social workers and others. He will also provide services including examination, consultation and directed pain management planning for referring physicians at the Mercy Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation Institute. Dr. Keogh provides interventional procedures under fluoroscopy with sedation.
“We are privileged to have Dr. Keogh join Mercy Medical as the medical director of our rehabilitation hospital, and we share in his excitement of opening the Mercy Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation Institute on our Daphne campus,” said Mary Kay Polys, president and CEO of Mercy Medical. “The focus of Dr. Keogh’s practice in inpatient and outpatient settings is based on a rehabilitation model, emphasizing functional goals. He will fulfill the mission and add to Mercy Medical’s healing ministry in the Mobile and Baldwin County communities.”