EDUCATION

  • College:  Tufts University School of Engineering, Summa Cum Laude, Tufts University School of Engineering, Medford, Massachusetts
  • Medical School: Tufts University School of  Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Internship: Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Residency: Tufts Affiliated Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts

BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Solomon is a board certified physiatrist specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal and neuropathic pain disorders. His expertise includes evaluation and management of neck pain, low back pain, joint pain, sports injuries and fibromyalgia. He also specializes in the treatment of complicated nerve pain stemming from conditions such as sciatica, neuropathy and complex regional pain syndrome (a/k/a reflex sympathetic dystrophy).

Other areas of expertise include the management of spasticity following neurologic events including stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis and hereditary spasticity. Dr. Solomon is able to manage spasticity with a multimodal approach including botulinum toxin injections, phenol nerve blocks, pharmacologic therapy and physical therapy.

Dr. Solomon also has expertise in the diagnosis and management of bladder disorders associated with neurologic injury and performs urodynamic testing.

After graduating from Tufts University, summa cum laude with an engineering degree, Dr. Solomon attended Tufts University School of Medicine where he received his medical degree. He then completed his specialty training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Tufts New England Medical Center.

Dr. Solomon has been on the medical staff at Norwalk Hospital since 1991 where he is currently a senior attending physician.

AWARDS & HONORS

  • Connecticut Magazine Top Doctors 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Tau Beta Pi (National Engineering Honor Society)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Physiatric Association of Spine, Sports and Occupational Rehabilitation
  • Connecticut Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Norwalk Medical Society

PRESENTATIONS

“Ergonomics in the Workplace”

Resident Lecture Series, Norwalk Hospital, February 25, 1999

“New Concepts in the Management of Musculoskeletal Pain”

Norwalk Medical Society, January 28, 1999

 

“Complex Regional Pain Syndromes”

Resident Lecture Series, Norwalk Hospital, June 4, 1998

“Diagnosis and Treatment of Low Back Pain”

Medical  Grand Rounds, Norwalk Hospital, October 30, 1997

“Low Back Pain in Industry”

Industrial Training Lecture Series, King Industries, Norwalk, CT,  September 13, 1997

“Myofascial Pain Syndromes”

Resident Lecture Series, Norwalk Hospital, September 11, 1997

“Osteoporosis in Women”

Community Lecture Series, Westport Senior Center, September 19, 1997

“Osteoporosis: Exercise and Rehabilitation”

Norwalk Hospital Lecture Series, Norwalk Hospital, March 25, 1997

“Updates in Osteoarthritis: Diagnosis and Treatment”

Rehabilitation Medicine Grand Rounds, Norwalk Hospital, January 11, 1996

“Treatment Approaches to the Patient with Chronic Pain”

Advanced Center for Rehabilitation Medicine, ACRM, November 19, 1995

“Neuro-urology in the Older Adult”

Geriatric Grand Rounds, Norwalk Hospital, March 17, 1995

“Updates in Spine Care”

Rehabilitation Medicine Grand Rounds, Norwalk Hospital, June 10, 1993

“Rehabilitation of the Trauma Patient”

Surgical Grand Rounds; Trauma Rounds, Norwalk Hospital, October 28, 1992

“Paget’s Disease”

Grand Rounds, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, New England Medical Center, June 1991

“Neurologic Manifestations of Cervical Spondylosis”

Grand Rounds, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, New England Medical Center, May 1990

 

"Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy”

Grand Rounds, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, New England Medical Center, April 21, 1989