Rogelio Coronado, PT, MPT, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. Coronado is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He is an active member of the Vanderbilt Center for Musculoskeletal Research and Center for Health Services Research. His primary research interests are on 1.) the role of psychological factors on prognosis and treatment response, 2.) integration of behavioral strategies within clinical care for musculoskeletal pain conditions, and 3.) mechanisms and treatment effect modifiers of pain interventions. He is a collaborating investigator on several large comparative effectiveness trials funded by the NIH and PCORI. He has published 46 peer-reviewed papers and received funding as PI from the Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy, Cervical Spine Research Society, and Foundation for Physical Therapy. He is currently supported by a Vanderbilt Faculty Research Scholars award. Dr. Coronado received his doctoral degree from the University of Florida and his masters in physical therapy from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.