Grand Central Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

About Grand Central Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Grand Central Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation is an East Midtown pain clinic committed to helping patients live a healthy and active life. The team is incredibly passionate about empowering each patient with the knowledge and resources to take control of their health and wellness.

At Grand Central Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, the team of medical professionals provides patients of all ages with non-surgical solutions to healing pain and injury. Our multi-disciplinary team utilizes state-of-the-art equipment and various treatment therapies to provide appropriate care to each and every patient. The amazing care provided by the team at Grand Central Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation is what makes the facility one of the most sought after medical clinics in Midtown East NYC.

The services offered by our Midtown East pain center have provided thousands of patients with relief over the years. These services include physical medicine, physical therapy, chiropractic services, sports medicine, weight loss, bioidentical hormone replacement therapy, aesthetics, IV therapy, PRP treatments, regenerative medicine, fluoroscopic injections, and more. Treatments are also provided for back pain, neck pain, joint pain, leg pain, arm pain, migraines and chronic headaches, sciatica, sports injuries, hormone imbalance, and more.

Grand Central Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation accepts workers compensation and personal injury insurance. Convenient day and evening hours are available from Monday through Friday. Whether you have chronic pain you have been suffering from for years or are in need of a tune up, our team will create a plan unique to you. Treatment plans are tailored to the individual, and each patient is evaluated to determine the best technique needed to address their specific needs. Call (212) 867-0405 and the team will schedule your appointment for optimal health and wellness!

William J. Gibbs, Jr., M.D., FAAPMR is a Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  He has been the Chief of Service of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn, the Medical Director of the Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation Medicine at the New York-Presbyterian Queens Hospital, served as Director of Rehabilitation Medicine for Queens Hospital Center in Jamaica, NY, and the Medical Director for the Center for Rehabilitation in Flushing, New York.

Dr. Gibbs started out as a natural bodybuilder and personal trainer and continues to live a healthy lifestyle.  He is a compassionate physician who uses his more than twenty years experience in nutrition, personal training, and medicine to guide them to their path to wellness.  Using a comprehensive multidisciplinary approach, he is also able to use the most modern armamentaria available to resolve his patient’s dis-ease to get them to their desired state of being.

Dr. Gibbs has served on many medical missions in Haiti and the Philippines.  He has hosted a medical TV show called “Good Medicine with Dr. Will Gibbs”.  He serves on the board of The Center For Rapid Recovery whose goal is to improve access to culturally and linguistically competent care to populations whose worldview of illness and disease is framed within a cultural context.  Dr. Gibbs was recently honored with the “Healthcare Leaders of the Year Award” in 2022.

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Dr. Christopher L. Johnson, M.D., M.Sc., F.A.C.S. is a highly trained and widely respected board-certified plastic surgeon, who graduated at the top of his class at Harvard Medical School with more than two-decades of surgical experience.  Throughout his career, he has practiced in Southern California, Bermuda, the British Virgin Island, and New York.

Dr. Johnson believes beauty enhancements should be subtle.  His aesthetic combines both minimally invasive and surgical procedures to enhance and harmonize the face and body in a natural manner.  Moreover, he believes in a holistic approach to patient care.  He is a proponent of supporting the spirit, mind, and body when treating patients.  He invariably advises his clients that proper skin care and age management are critical to maintaining youth, vigor, and vitality.

Dr. Johnson holds a prodigious understanding of a wide array of techniques and therapies.  He has and continues to stay at the forefront of the latest developments in surgical and non-surgical aesthetic procedures.  This wealth of knowledge is utilized every time he interacts with a patient.  Thanks to his intimate understanding of these many techniques and therapies, Dr. Johnson’s patients include numerous A-List celebrities, who are some of his most devoted patients.

Dr. Johnson is an empathetic and compassionate individual who views giving back as an obligation.  In fulfillment of this mandate, he has performed over 2,000 pro bono medical procedures on numerous service trips to developing nations, throughout his career, including: Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ecuador, Haiti, Tanzania, and Zaire.  Notable among his pro bono work are the countless cleft lip and palate repair surgeries he has performed.

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Mica Hughes is a nurse and esthetician offering multiple non-surgical treatments for facial and body aesthetics, and hair restoration.  Before becoming a model with 2 of the top agencies in New York, Wilhelmina models and Ford models, Mica attended University of Maryland College Park and received her bachelors of the arts in communications.  It was after college that she was scouted for modeling and began her career working as a model doing runway and print campaigns for designers such as Chanel,  Gucci, Christian Dior, Ralph Lauren, Yves Saint Laurent , Oscar de la Renta and more. She appeared in the Spike Lee film “Girl 6” along with Naomi Campbell in 1996. She also held principal roles in television series such as “New York Undercover” and “Central Park West”.  Last but not least, she was a cast member of Bravo TV’s  number 1 hit reality series about 6 female entrepreneurs in the city, “Blood Sweat and Heels.”

Mica has 10 years of experience with a certification in Oncology Esthetics, Microcurrent, Microdermabrasion and Chemical Peels.  She has had her own spa called “Mica 2M Spa” in New York, a skin care business which offers various anti-aging treatments.  Through her devotion to her craft, Mica has developed a loyal client base of models, celebrities, and entrepreneurs.  Mica is a media contributor for CBS Channel 2 News, Pix 11 and others educating the public about wellness, health and beauty inside and out.

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Madlena Epremian, Hair Restoration Specialist is an international hair restoration specialist.  She has been doing hair restoration for over 28 years. Her hair restoration career started at Bosley Beverly Hills Headquarters as surgical technician.  Her role expanded to training the other staff members in the U.S. and abroad. After 15 years, she was recruited to Hair Club for Men and Women as the Regional Operational Supervisor where she was responsible for 15 locations. Now, she has independently teamed up with Dr. Gibbs at Grand Central Physical Medicine where she continues to work hand-in-hand with the doctor restoring hair.  Although scalp hair is the mainstay, she specializes in facial hair restoration ie:  eyebrows, beards, mustaches, side burns, and scar revision (from the strip surgery FUT and other injuries). Read More

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Office Hours

Mon: 11:00am – 7:00pm
Tues: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Wed: 11:00am – 7:00pm
Thurs: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Fri: 11:00am – 7:00pm
Sat & Sun: Closed

Grand Central Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

12 East 44th Street
6th Floor
New York, NY 10017
(212) 867-0405


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