Blessen C. Eapen, MD is the section chief for the Polytrauma Rehabilitation Center (PRC), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Clinical Fellowship program director; Associate Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio; and principal investigator of the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center in San Antonio, Texas. He is a co-author of Rehabilitation After Traumatic Brain Injury and editor of Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation, An Issue of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America.
Dr Eapen received his medical degree from Saba University School of Medicine, after which he completed his residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center and performed a fellowship in Traumatic Brain Injury/Polytrauma Rehabilitation at Virginia Commonwealth University Health System. He is board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Brain Injury Medicine.
Dr. Eapen has received many professional awards and honors and has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications and books.