REHAB U PRACTICE SOLUTIONSChanging the way clinicians do business!
WHO WE ARE
Rafael E. Salazar II, MHS, OTR/L
BIO: A licensed Occupational Therapist practicing in the State of Georgia, Rafael is a graduate of the Augusta University (formerly MCG) Department of Occupational Therapy class of 2012. Rafael has worked in a variety of settings focusing on the adult population to include skilled nursing, long term care, subacute rehabilitation, acute care, and outpatient specialty care. Rafael has served on the Georgia State Board of Occupational Therapy as a Licensed board member and has taught as an assistant professor at Augusta University in the Graduate OT Program. Rafael previously served at his local VA Hospital in the outpatient specialty clinic as clinic lead and treated patients from specialty services such as orthopedics, plastic surgery, neurology, rheumatology, emergency care, and primary care. He also coordinated clinical education for his OT department. After leaving the VA, he embarked on a journey as a clinical consultant, assisting Georgia Department of Behavioral health & Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) in transitioning individuals from state-run institutions into community residences. He has been active and involved as a leader in the profession, being asked to volunteer as a subject matter expert with the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) for item development and enhancement for the national certification examination, as well as being appointed to the Clinical Simulation Committee for NBCOT. In August of 2018, Rafael was elected to the Board of Directors for NBCOT.
Education: Graduated from Augusta University (formerly MCG) 2012, Masters in Health Science, Occupational Therapy
Professional Involvement: Licensed Board Member on Georgia State Board of Occupational Therapy, Adjunct Faculty Instructor at Augusta University’s OT Department, Volunteer with NBCOT for item development & enhancement as well as Clinical Simulation Committee, Clinical Education Coordination, Board of Directors for NBCOT
Specialty Areas: Upper Extremity Orthopedics, Outpatient Rehabilitation, Hand Rehabilitation, Adult Physical Dysfunction, Post-Surgical and Sports-Related Injury Rehabilitation, Clinical Consulting, Case Management, Community Support, Integrated Clinical Support, Community Integration, Accessibility Consulting, Rehab Consulting
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We are on a mission to radically change the way therapists do business! We want to help our clients break out of the cookie-cutter paradigm that leave them burned out, stressed out, and wanting more for themselves and their patients. We approach each of our clients with fresh eyes to develop customized, unique strategies to improve patient experience, engagement, and outcomes. We want you and your patients to love what you do and value the skill and knowledge you bring to the table.
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