Dr. Robert Brunner

Vice-Chair &  Professor; Medical Director, Spain Rehabilitation Center; Medical Director, UAB Traumatic Brain Injury Model System; Director, Traumatic Brain Injury Patient Services; Director, Spain Rehabilitation Center Outpatient Clinics

Areas of Interest
Traumatic Brain Injury, Spasticity, Intrathecal Baclofen, Botox, Electromyography


Dr. Brunner was named one of “America’s Top Doctors” by Castle Connolly. Vice-Chair & Professor Prior to joining the Department, Dr. Brunner conducted his internship at Baptist Health System and his residency in the UAB Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Brunner has been a faculty member at UAB since 1998. Dr. Brunner accepts and admits patients to UAB’s Traumatic Brain Injury Service located within UAB Spain Rehabilitation Center. He also sees patients within the area of his clinic interests in the outpatient clinic also located within Spain Rehabilitation.

Education & Training

MD, University of Alabama School of Medicine

MSHA, University of Alabama at Birmingham


383 Spain Rehabilitation Center
1717 6th Avenue South Birmingham, AL 25233