Gregory G. Billy, a Pennsylvania State University and Penn State College of Medicine graduate, has joined the Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation in the Penn State College of Medicine, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.
Billy, who specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation, treats patients at Penn State Orthopedics, 1850 E. Park Ave., State College, Pa. He has a particular interest in the after-care treatment of patients with brain and spinal cord injuries, and patients recovering from strokes. Billy performs electrodiagnostic testing, treatment of lower back pain and botulinum toxin injections for tone and muscle problems.
Prior to joining Penn State Orthopedics, Billy served as staff physiatrist for both HealthSouth Nittany Valley Rehabilitation Hospital in Pleasant Gap, Pa., and Crichton Rehabilitation Center in Johnstown, Pa.
"Dr. Billy's expertise in physical medicine and rehabilitation is a welcomed addition to our team of physicians who provide quality treatment to University athletes and residents in the State College community," said Wayne Sebastianelli, medical director of Penn State Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. "With so many talented physicians leaving Pennsylvania to practice elsewhere, we are pleased that graduates of Penn State University continue to return home to give back to the community where they prepared for their future in medicine."
A 1993 graduate of Penn State College of Medicine, Billy completed a residency at Sinai Hospital, John Hopkins University, in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in 1997. He earned his bachelor's degree in biology in 1989 at Penn State.
Penn State Orthopedics provides comprehensive orthopedic care for adults and children. The team of specialists is looked to as a national leader in musculoskeletal science and health care. With locations in Hershey and State College, Penn State Orthopedics was chosen as team physicians for the Hershey Bears and all Penn State Nittany Lion teams. For more information about Penn State Orthopedics, visit http://www.pennstateorthopaedics.com online.