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Individualized Care

When faced with the need for acute rehabilitation due to
disabling illness or injury, we're here to help. You can
reach us at (415) 750-5932.


Acute Rehabilitation

St. Mary's Acute Rehabilitation Center is a 23-bed inpatient rehabilitation facility located at St. Mary's Medical Center, just one mile from UCSF Medical Center and across the street from Golden Gate Park. Our mission is to provide a personalized rehabilitation program that treats each patient individually, based upon their condition and needs.

CARF Accreditation

St. Mary’s has been accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), which means we meet national and international standards of quality patient care. Our accreditation applies to both our inpatient rehabilitation program and our stroke specialty program. To receive this prestigious accreditation, St. Mary’s was required to undergo a rigorous peer review process, demonstrating to a team of surveyors during an on-site visit that our programs and services are measurable, accountable and of the highest quality.

Conditions We Treat

St. Mary’s Acute Rehabilitation Center specializes in tailoring care for patients with complex medical rehabilitation needs, including those with:

  • Stroke
  • Traumatic and non-traumatic brain injury
  • Traumatic and non-traumatic spinal cord injury
  • Neuromuscular diseases like Parkinson’s, Multiple Sclerosis and Guillan-Barré Syndrome
  • Complex medical rehabilitation needs, such as after bone marrow or organ transplantation
  • Amputation
  • Bilateral joint replacement
  • Complex orthopedic injuries
  • Burns

Technology Used

  • ADL Kitchen (modified for ambulatory and wheelchair level clients)
  • Bioness Integrated Therapy System for vision, balance, and cognitive retraining
  • Body weight supported Treadmill/Overhead Likorall Gait System 
  • Car Transfer Simulator with reaction time tester
  • Functional Electronic Stimulation 
  • Lite Gait System
  • Prosthetic and Orthotic fitting
  • Saebo Mobile Arm Support
  • Wii system for balance retraining 

We also provide services for those who:

  • Have experienced a recent, significant change in physical and/or cognitive function
  • Have complex medical needs requiring 24/7 medical and nursing care
  • Will benefit from intensive skilled therapies, including those with critical illness myopathy, hip fracture and multiple trauma


Dynamic Therapies Help You Get Better

Our mission is to help you gain greater independence. That's why we encourage family and caregiver involvement throughout your stay.

Why Choose Us?

We emphasize an individualized, collaborative approach to rehabilitation and strongly believe this is the way for you to achieve the best possible outcomes. Learn More

Your Care Team

After arrival to St. Mary’s Acute Rehabilitation Center, you will be assigned to a team of rehabilitation professionals with the select skills to meet your individual needs. Learn More

Learn More About Us

To learn more about the St. Mary’s Acute Rehabilitation Center, please call us at (415) 750-5932


Details & Directions: St. Mary's Medical Center Acute Rehabilitation Center


Fax number: (415) 591-5480