Dr. Ted Claflin

Edward (Ted) Claflin, MD

Director, Stroke Rehabilitation Program
Associate Director, Michigan Medicine Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility
Assistant Clinical Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation


Dr. Claflin is the Associate Medical Director of Inpatient Rehabilitation and Director of the Stroke Rehabilitation Program. Dr. Claflin joined the University of Michigan faculty in 2013 and has been working to build inpatient and outpatient stroke rehabilitation programming, including leading an effort to achieve Joint Commission certification for the Inpatient Stroke Rehabilitation Program in 2017. As Associate Medical Director, he acts as a liaison to consulting services, works to ensure high quality resident education during inpatient rotations, and assists with administration of the inpatient rehabilitation unit. He has received our departmental teaching award and he is an active lecturer at national meetings as well as in the resident training program.

Areas of Practice

  • Neurologic Rehabilitation
  • Wound Care


Medical School or Training

University of Michigan Medical School, 2007


University of Washington Rehabilitation Medicine, Physical Med & Rehab, 2011

Professional Organizations

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Association of Academic Physiatrists

Research Interests

  • Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Electromyography
  • Resident Education