Catskill Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine - Barry Scheinfeld MDCatskill Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine - Barry Scheinfeld MD

Dr. Barry Scheinfeld


Board Certified 1987 American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

American Academy of Pain Medicine.

American Academy of Medical Acupuncture.

American Association of Orthopedic Medicine.

New York Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Medical Society County of Sullivan Past President (1989-2004)

atskill Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine, a team of rehabilitation professionals led by Barry Scheinfeld MD, was established in Sullivan County, NY, in 1986.

Dr. Scheinfeld and the staff at Catskill Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine have dedicated themselves to promoting the health and healing of their patients.

It was during 1982 during his Internship in Internal Medicine at Booth Memorial Medical Center,Flushing Queens (now New York Hospital, Queens) that Dr. Scheinfeld realized he was uncomfortable practicing a type of conventional medicine that relied primarily on the use of medications. He sought out the Medical Specialty of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation as he was attracted to its broad scope and philosophy of "improving the Quality of Life" through a through understanding of the whole person, referred to as "the bio-psycho-social model".

He began Residency Training in The Rehabilitation Medicine Department of The Albert Einstein College Of Medicine, Bronx, New York in 1983 . It was there he learned expert diagnosis and medical and physical management of muscle and nerve disorders . A chance encounter with a chinese Doctor who used acupuncture on stroke patients kindled an interest in acupuncture and opened his awareness to alternative medicine. Dr. Scheinfeld went on to obtain his certification to practice acupuncture. He also has studied the role of nutrition and exercise in the prevention of disease and in the maintenance of good health. He has studied with and studied the writings and teachings of Dr. Andrew Weil .He has studied various forms of Energy Medicine in addition to acupuncture including Guided Imagery, Self-Hypnosis, Therapeutic Touch, Alexander Technique , Yoga and will use these and other forms of consciousness awareness in his management of the more difficult problems he encounters in patients who seek his expertise.

Dr. Scheinfeld was Medical Director of the inpatient " Upstate Rehabilitation Medicine Center at Catskill Regional Medical Center" from the inception of the program in 1986 to it's unfortunate closing in 2006. He voluntarily resigned from The Executive Committe of The Hospital in 2006 but remains as an attending physician . Dr. Scheinfeld was President of The Medical Society County Of Sullivan from 1989 to 2004.

Marie Thomas PT came to Catskill Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine in 2001 and leads a dedicated Physical Therapy Department which include her husband Patrick Thomas PT and Sally Van DeMark PTA.

Chiropractic Treatment is expertly provided by Dr. Charles Brown DC who has brought years of clinical experience and expertise.

Acupuncture Treatments and Herbology are since 2007 provided by Christie Barner LAc.

Committed to Excellence in patient care, be assured we will constantly strive to to honor the confidence and trust our patients place in us by providing through , accurate diagnosis and treatment.

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