Mahmood Gharib, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

Mahmood Gharib

Contact Info

Office Phone 612-625-2661

Office Address:
500 Boynton Health Service Bridge
410 Church St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Mailing Address:
Dept. of Rehabilitation Medicine
MMC 297
420 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

Co-Director, Medical Spine Program, Division of PM&R

MD, St George's University School of Medicine

Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Case Western Reserve University/MetroHealth Rehab Institute of Ohio

Fellowship in Pain, University of Michigan

BA, Emory University

Internship, Medical College of Wisconsin (Internal Medicine)


Awards & Recognition

  • University of Michigan Medical School GME - Faculty Innovation Award (2020)
  • University of Michigan Medical School Medical School PM&R Clerkship Director (2018-2020)
  • Chief resident (2015-2016)

Professional Associations

  • Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP)
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R)
  • American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM)


Research Summary/Interests

  • Ultrasound-guided interventions
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound
  • Medical education


  • Money SR., Gharib M., Aiyer, R. Post Herpetic Neuralgia: Recent Advancements. Curr Emerg Hosp Med Rep (2020). 
  • Kohns, DK. Gharib M., Interventional spine considerations for radiosensitivity in a patient with Ligase IV Syndrome – Case Report. Pain Medicine Case Reports. July 2020. 4 (4): 135-139.
  • Pizarro, GO., Zhou, XC, Koch, A., Gharib, M., Bible, K., Jones, MB. Prosurvival function of the granulin-epithelin precursor is important in tumor progression and chemoresponse. Intl J Cancer. 2007 Jun 1: 120(11): 2339-2343. PMID:17266030


Teaching Areas

  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound



Clinics and Surgery Center

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (ABPMR)
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (ABPMR) - Pain Medicine


  • Fluoroscopic guided neuraxial injections
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound
  • Neurologic and Orthopedic rehabilitation
  • Ultrasound guided injections
  • Peripheral nerve stimulation
  • Botulinum toxin for pain, spasticity and migraine
  • Regenerative medicine (PRP)

Clinical Interests

Comprehensive spine and musculoskeletal care