Allied Services Integrated Health System announced the appointment of a new member of their clinical team at Heinz Rehab Hospital in Wilkes-Barre Township. Dr. Martin Blidner takes over as Medical Director of Heinz Rehab Hospital from Dr. Greg Basting who retired earlier this year. The non-profit rehabilitation hospital provides post-acute care and physical rehabilitation for patients of all ages recovering from surgery, prolonged illness, stroke, orthopedic and neurological conditions. Heinz Rehab Hospital is known locally and regionally for its inpatient rehabilitation programs and expertise in the areas of brain injury, stroke and comprehensive integrated inpatient rehabilitation programs for adults.
Martin. D. Blidner, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.R.: Allied Services proudly announced Dr. Martin Blidner as the new Medical Director of Heinz Rehab Hospital in Wilkes-Barre Township. Martin D. Blidner, MD, graduated from the University of the East, Quezon City, Philippines in 1975. He completed his residency at Overlook Hospital, Summit, NJ in 1979, and fellowship at New Jersey College of Medicine & Dentistry, Newark, NJ in 1981. Dr. Blidner is board certified in Rheumatology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Blidner is a Founding Fellow in the American College of Rheumatology. He served as chief of staff at Heinz Rehab Hospital from 2013 to 2015. He currently practices at the Arthritis Center of Northeastern Pennsylvania and is affiliated with Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Dr. Blidner has lectured on the diagnosis, treatment and complications associated with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, low back pain, osteoporosis, central pain syndromes and more.
Photo ID: Martin. D. Blidner, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.R.