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David Gater Jr., MD, Physical Medicine/Rehab, Miami, FL, Jackson Health System

DavidRGaterJr.MDPhD

Physical Medicine/Rehab Miami, FL

Neurorehabilitation, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

Professor and Chair of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

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  • Office

    U Miami Miller School of Medicine PM&R
    1120 NW 14th Street, CRC 958
    Miami, FL 33136
    Phone(305) 243-9516
    Fax(305) 243-4650
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Summary

  • Dr. David Gater is a physiatrist in Miami, FL and is affiliated with multiple hospitals including U Miami Miller School if Medicine and Jackson Health System. He received his medical degree from University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson and has been in practice 25 years. He specializes in neurorehabilitation and spinal cord injury medicine.

Education & Training

  • University of California Davis Health
    University of California Davis HealthResidency, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 1993 - 1996
  • University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tucson
    University of Arizona College of Medicine-TucsonInternship, Internal Medicine, 1992 - 1993
  • University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tucson
    University of Arizona College of Medicine-TucsonClass of 1992
  • University of Arizona
    University of ArizonaPh.D., Physiology, 1985 - 1990
  • University of Arizona
    University of ArizonaM.S., Exercise and Sports Sciences, 1982 - 1985
  • University of Arizona
    University of ArizonaB.S., Biology, 1980 - 1982

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2019 - 2023
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2013 - 2021
  • VA State Medical License
    VA State Medical License 2007 - 2014
  • MI State Medical License
    MI State Medical License 2001 - 2009
  • KY State Medical License
    KY State Medical License 1996 - 2002
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1994 - Present
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • 25th Annual William A. Spencer, MD, Memorial Lectureship TIRR, 2012
  • America’s Top Doctors US News and World Report, 2011
  • PM&R Faculty Teaching Excellence Award VCU, 2010
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Nutritional Status in Chronic Spinal Cord Injury: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis  
    David Gater Jr., MD, Nature
  • Ureteroscopy with Lithotripsy for Urolithiasis in the Spinal Cord Injury Population  
    Wolfe T, Klausner AP, Goetz L, King AB, Hudson T, Gater DR, Spinal Cord, 1/1/2013
  • The Role of Nutrition in Health Status after Spinal Cord Injury  
    Khalil RE, Gorgey AS, Janisko M, Dolbow DR, Moore JR, Gater DR, Aging and Disease, 1/1/2013
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Insulin growth factors may explain variability in skeletal muscle size in individuals with chronic complete SCI
    Gorgey AS, Poarch H, Gater DR, JRRD, 1/1/2012
  • Electrical Stimulation in Hospitalized SCI Veterans with Pressure Ulcers: Retrospective Review
    Gater DR, Annual Meeting of the Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals, Las Vegas, NV, 9/1/2011
  • Obstructive Uropathy due to Indwelling Catheter in Small Capacity Bladder
    Gater DR, Annual Meeting of the Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals, Las Vegas, NV, 9/1/2011
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Lectures

  • Body Composition Assessment after Motor Complete SCI 
    Las Vegas, NV - 9/2/2013
  • Obesity Drives Metabolic Syndrome in SCI 
    Orlando, FL - 8/27/2013
  • Autonomic Dysfunction after Spinal Cord Injury 
    Richmond, VA - 4/12/2013
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Press Mentions

  • Editors' Note
    Editors' NoteOctober 28th, 2015
  • UM Researchers Dominate Special Journal Issue on Neurogenic Obesity Among People with Spinal Cord Injury
    UM Researchers Dominate Special Journal Issue on Neurogenic Obesity Among People with Spinal Cord InjuryApril 17th, 2021

Grant Support

  • Body Composition Assessment In Spinal Cord InjuryNational Center For Research Resources2010
  • Exercise To Reduce Obesity In Spinal Cord InjuryNational Center For Research Resources2009–2010
  • Exercise On Insulin Sensitivity &Glucose Effectiveness In Spinal Cord InjuryNational Center For Research Resources2005
  • Mentored Patient-0riented Research Career Development AwNational Center For Research Resources2001–2004
  • Metabolism/Body Composition In Sedentary ParaplegicsNational Center For Research Resources2000–2002
  • Aerobic Exercise Intervention On CAD Risk Profiles In Spinal Cord InjuryNational Center For Research Resources1999–2002
  • Mentored Patient-0riented Research Career Development AwNational Center For Research Resources2000

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations