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Samuel Nortman, MD

Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


   Office:              303-399-8020 x3607
   Appointment:   303-393-2819 (clinic #)
   Fax:                 303-393-5220

   Denver VAMC

Board Certifications
   Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Electrodiagnostic Medicine


Post Graduate Medical Education

07/2006 -        Fellowship – Interventional Spine, Pain and Musculoskeletal Medicine

06/2007           University of Florida, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

                        Gainesville, FL


06/2002 -        Internship and Residency – Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

06/2006           MetroHealth Medical Center – Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH


Graduate Medical Education

8/1998 -          Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

05/2002           Doctor of Medicine


Undergraduate and Pre-Medical School Coursework:

08/1990 -        University of Chicago. Chicago, IL

06/1994           Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Computer Science


09/1995 -        DePaul University.  Chicago, IL

06/1996           Graduate computer science coursework


08/1996 -        Indiana University Northwest.  Gary, IN

07/1997           Pre-medical school requirements


01/1998 -        University of Chicago.  Chicago, IL

06/1998           Pre-medical school requirements

Invited Review (April 2008) of Netter's Orthopaedics, Edited by Walter B. Greene, MD, 494 pages.  Published 2006, 1st Edition. Saunders, Philadelphia, PA.

Validation of pain avoidance questionnaire for patients with low back pain.  IRB approval obtained however, insufficient patients recruited and projected terminated in 2007.

Use and Effectiveness of Oral Corticosteroids for Acute Radiculopathy: A Retrospective Chart Review.  Poster presentation for Association of Academic Physiatrists, March 4, 2006.  Abstract Published in Am. J. Phys. Med. Rehabil., Vol 85, No. 3, pp. 278-279.