Najdat A. Atallah, M.D.

Najdat Atallah, M.D. is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation with subspecialties in spinal cord injury medicine and traumatic brain injury medicine.

He has served as the medical director of rehabilitation at Community Regional Medical Center’s Leon S. Peters Rehabilitation Center since 2015. Dr. Atallah graduated from Damascus University School of Medicine, Damascus, Syria, and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Damascus Hospital, Syria. Then, he completed his residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at East Carolina University, North Carolina.

He was an assistant professor at the University of Missouri, prior to joining Leon S. Peters Rehabilitation Center. Dr. Atallah’s clinical interests include providing comprehensive patient needs for care in the area of general rehabilitation, stroke, trauma, spinal cord injury, and traumatic brain injury.

Dr. Atallah is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.

Education and Certifications


Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, University Medical Center of Eastern Carolina, Greenville, NC


Internal Medicine Residency, VA Medical Center, Washington DC


Orthopedic Surgery Residency, Damascus Hospital, Damascus, Syria


Orthopedic Fellowship, Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC

Medical School

Damascus University Faculty of Medicine, Damascus, Syria

Board Certification

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Traumatic Brain Injury Medicine