Prathap Jacob Joseph, M.D.

Prathap Jacob Joseph, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
The University of Texas Medical School at Houston

Attending Physician, Brain Injury Program

TIRR Memorial Hermann
Texas Medical Center

About Dr. Joseph

P. Jacob Joseph, M.D., joins the medical staff at TIRR Memorial Hermann after completing his residency at The University of Washington in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in June 2010. He received his medical degree in 2006 at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School and completed internship and residency at the University of Washington in Seattle.

Dr. Joseph is an assistant professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation at UTHealth Medical School. As an attending physician at TIRR, Dr. Joseph’s primary focus is on caring for patients recovering from stroke, traumatic brain injury and neurotrauma. His clinical and research interests include spasticity management and electrodiagnostic medicine. He is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the Association of Academic Physiatrists.

Clinical Interests:

  • Stroke care
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Electrodiagnostic medicine
  • Dual diagnosis injuries – Brain Injury/Spinal Cord Injury
  • General rehabilitation
  • Aneurysm care
  • Brain injury
  • Anoxic brain injury
  • Spasticity management

Research Interests:

  • Statin use in association with outcome from traumatic brain injury
  • Transcranial magnetic stimulation and therapeutic implications in stroke and brain injury
  • Use of startle reflex in improving level of consciousness in vegetative patients

Teaching Activities

  • Faculty mentor for residents in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at UT-Houston and the Baylor College of Medicine
  • Preceptor for 2nd year medical students for physical diagnosis course
  • Faculty advisor for UT-Houston medical students interested in PM&R
  • Presenter for Baylor College of Medicine LACE (Longitudinal Ambulatory Clinical Experience)

Clinic Information

  • TIRR Memorial Hermann Outpatient Clinic
    1333 Moursund, 1st Floor
    Houston, TX 77030
  • Clinic Appt line: 713-797-5929
  • Fax: 713-797-5213
  • Refill line: 713-797-5999




Contact Information:

Prathap Jacob Joseph, M.D.
1333 Moursund, D
Houston, TX 77030

Office: 713-797-5222
Fax: 713-797-5261