Dr. Miles O. Colwell

Miles O. Colwell, Jr., MD

Active Emeritus Assistant Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Comprehensive Musculoskeletal Center Faculty
Adult Clinical Faculty


Dr. Miles Colwell is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Michigan Medicine. After finishing his undergraduate degree at the Pennsylvania State University, he attended medical school at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, completed his PM&R residency at University of Michigan Medical Center in 1990, and attained a Manual Medicine fellowship at Michigan State University. His interests include general rehabilitation, manual medicine, biomechanics, spine, amputation management, amputee prosthetics and orthotics, and sports medicine.

Areas of Practice

  • General rehabilitation
  • Manual medicine
  • Biomechanics
  • Spine
  • Amputation management
  • Amputee prosthetics and orthotics
  • Sports medicine


Medical School or Training

Texas Tech University Health Science Center School of Med, 1986


University of Michigan Health System, Physical Med & Rehab, 1990


Michigan State University, Manual Medicine, 1992

Board Certifications

Physical Medicine & Rehab

Research Interests

Manual medicine and biomechanics of the spine