Sports Medicine Team : Kester J. Nedd, DO

Kester J. Nedd, DO

Kester J. Nedd, DO is a Board Certified Neurologist with Subspecialty training in Neurological Rehabilitation. He currently serves as the Director of Neurological Rehabilitation at the University of Miami School of Medicine and is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery in the Miller School of Medicine at University of Miami. He completed his medical training at the Kansas City University of Bioscience and Medicine. Dr. Nedd received his Neurology and Neurological Rehabilitation training in the Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami.

He has extensive experience in the evaluation and treatment of individuals with Acute and Chronic disorders in Neurological Trauma, Cerebro Vascular Accident (Stroke), Neuro-Immunological conditions, Transplantation, Chronic Medical De-conditioning, and Neuro-Muscular diseases. Dr. Nedd has a special interest in recovery and the measurement and prediction of neurological outcomes following Traumatic Brain Injury and Stroke. In addition, he is an expert in the Neuro-pharmacological management of individuals with neurological disorders. For the past 20 years he has provided clinical care for thousands of patients in the South Florida region and throughout the Caribbean and Latin American countries. Over the years he has been involved in various clinical research projects with funding from various sources.

As an educator he is head of the post-graduate Neurological Rehabilitation fellowship training program at the University of Miami-Jackson Health Systems, lecturer in the University of Miami Physical Therapy program and continuing medical education programs at the University of Miami. He is involved in training Neurology and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residents and Medical Students. Dr. Nedd has worked in the community to educate the public, patients and families on topics such as stroke and cardiac disease prevention and treatment, injury prevention and safety, life after disabilities, prevention of premature deaths and reducing risk factors. He has appeared on various television and radio programs including his own television show “Real issues for a healthy community” and radio show “Living against the odds.”