Rehabilitation and Electrodiagnostics, PA  |  2914 North Boulevard Tampa, FL  33602  |  813-228-7696

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Education:

B.S. Spring Hill College, Mobile, AL 2000 – 2004

Medical School:

M.D., Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine, San Juan, Puerto Rico        2004 – 2008

Internship:  Internal Medicine

New York Medical College, Richmond Program, Staten Island, NY   2008 – 2009

Residency:  Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

University of Texas HSC at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 2009 – 2013

Board Certifications: 

  • Diplomate, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2014

Medical Licensure:

  • Florida

Professional background:

2015 – Present:   Rehabilitation and Electrodiagnostics, PA, Tampa,

A single specialty, group physician practice with three locations in Tampa, Florida.

2014 – 2015:  Kendall Regional Medical Center, Miami, FL

  • Chief of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Consult Service
  • Physician Lead, TBI Task Force

2013 – 2015:  Post-Acute Physicians of Florida PLLC

2011 – 2012:  South Texas PM&R Group, Inc.

Academic Appointments:

University of South Florida School of Medicine, Department of Neurology

  • Internal Medicine Residency, Attending Physician, 2014 – 2015.
  • Affiliate Assistant Professor, 2015 – present.

Current Hospital Affiliations:

2015 – Present:  Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, Florida

  • 2015 – present, Medical Director, Spinal Cord Injury Program
  • 2015 – present, Member, Utilization Review Committee

2015 – Present:  St Joseph’s Hospital, Tampa, Florida

2015 – Present:  Florida Hospital (Previously known as University Community Hospital) Tampa, Florida

2015 – Present:  Brandon Regional Medical Center

2015 – Present:  Kindred Hospital Bay Area

Research:

  • Principle Investigator, UTHSCSA

Sour Cherry Juice as Treatment for Post-exercise Soreness,

2011 – 2012

  • Research Lab Assistant, University of South Alabama

Phillip Fields, PhD Role of hormones derived from blastocyst, placenta, ovary and uterus in implantation, maintenance of pregnancy and parturition, 2005

  • Research Assistant, Spring Hill College

Leslie Bordas, PhD. Responsibilities included researching all relevant background information as well as designing and running experiments, 2004

 

Professional affiliations:

  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA), 2016 – present

National Poster Presentation:

Allin, R. B., Nunez, R., (March 23 -27, 2003).  Predicting molecular hyperpolarizabilities:  Is semiquantitative the best we can do? Poster presented at the 225th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, New Orleans

Lectures:

Nunez, R., M.D., Elbow and Arm Pain, UTHSCSA, San Antonio, TX (2011)

Nunez, R., M.D., Muscle & Tendon injury and Repair. UTHSCSA, San Antonio, TX (2011)

Nunez, R., M.D., Orthostatic Hypotension, UTHSCSA, San Antonio, TX (2012)                                       

Nunez, R., M.D., Vital Stim Journal Club Presentation, UTHSCSA, San Antonio, TX (2012)

Nunez, R., M.D., Traumatic Brain Injury, KRMC Trauma Grand Rounds, Miami, FL (2014)

Nunez, R., M.D., What is Physiatry?, KRMC Internal Medicine Residency, Miami, FL (2014)              

Nunez, R., M.D., Principles of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitative Medicine. Internal Medicine Residency Grand Rounds, Brandon FL, (2015)

Nunez, R., M.D., Burn Rehabilitation. USF PM&R Quarterly Didactics,

Tampa, FL (2015)

Nunez, R., M.D., Traumatic Brain Injury, USF PM&R Weekly Didactics,

Tampa, FL (2015)

Nunez, R., M.D., In-patient Burn Care.  Tampa General Hospital Acute

In-patient Therapy Didactics, Tampa, FL (2015)

Nunez, R., M.D., Rehab of Elbow and Arm Injuries.  USF PM&R Weekly

Didactics, Tampa, FL (2016)

Television  Appearances:

  • September, 2014: Mira TV:  “Rehabilitation Week”, live interview with Dr. Miseal
  • December, 2014: Mira TV:  “Role of Physiatry in Acute Rehab”, live interview with Dr. Miseal

Volunteer Work:

  • 2008, Special award for outstanding service to the community presented by New York Medical College
  • 2009, Games of Texas: Medical Volunteer
  • 2009 – 2010, Rock & Roll Marathon:  Medical Team Captain
  • 2009 – 2011, Special Olympics: Medical Volunteer
  • January, 2012, San Antonio Rampage hockey team: Medical Volunteer

Languages:

 Fluent: Spanish and English