Rogelio Coronado, PT, MPT, PhD

Research Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Research Assistant Professor
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Dr. Rogelio Coronado is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery with a secondary appointment in 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.

Dr. Coronado 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 Orthopedic 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 master’s in physical therapy from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.