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The Rehab Team

The doctors who treat patients at Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center are medical specialists in Physiatry, the practice of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Mary Dillon, MD; Medical Director of Patricia Neal Rehabilitation CenterMary Dillon, M.D.
Medical Director, Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center


Physical medicine and rehabilitation, physiatry


  • Undergraduate, Kenyon College, Major Biology
  • Medical School, University of Cincinnati
  • Postgraduate, Residency, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Cincinnati

Board Certification

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 1994


  • Assistant Professor, Clinical Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Cincinnati
  • Director of Residency Training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at University of Cincinnati
  • Medical Director, Clinton Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Chief of Staff and Director positions with Drake Center, Inc. in Cincinnati


Published in Rehabilitative Medicine Journals and textbooks

Steve Ferguson, M.D.


Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Physiatry


  • University of Chattanooga, A. B., 1969
  • Ohio State University, M. A., 1971
  • Ohio State University, Ph.D., 1974
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School, M. D. 1981
  • Parkland Hospital, Internship, 1981
  • University of Texas Health Sciences Center, Internship, 1982
  • Medical College of Virginia, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Residency, 1984

Military Service

U.S. Army Reserves Captain, 1969 – 1977

Board Certification

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 1987
  • Subspecialty Certification, Spinal Cord Medicine, 2000

Career Achievements

  • Assistant Professor of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1974-1978
  • Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical College of Virginia, 1984- 1987
  • Staff physician, McGuire Veterans Administration Hospital, 1984-1987
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • International Medical Society of Paraplegia
  • Spinal Cord Injury Steering Committee Member, McGuire Veterans Administration Hospital., 1984-1986
  • Spinal Cord Program Director, Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center, 1995-2000
  • CARF surveyor

Orthopedic Program Director, Patricia Neal Rehabilitation CenterIn Memoriam
Robert L. Chironna, M.D.