Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialist Dr. Urban Joins Staff

Meghan Urban, MD, has joined the Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation within the Department of Neurology at Albany Medical Center, a member of the Albany Med Health System, and has been appointed assistant professor of neurology at Albany Medical College.

Dr. Urban has fellowship training in sports and musculoskeletal medicine. She treats musculoskeletal injuries and pain including acute injuries, overuse injuries, and conditions of the joint, muscle, tendon, ligament, and spine. She performs ultrasound guided joint, peri-tendinous, bursa, and soft tissue injections, as well as fluoroscopic guided lumbar spine and sacroiliac joint injections. She has a particular interest in keeping her patients as active and functional as possible.

Board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and board eligible for certification in Sports Medicine, Dr. Urban completed a sports medicine fellowship and residency training at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab at McGaw Medical Center at Northwestern University, Chicago. She completed an internship in internal medicine at Lankenau Medical Center and received her medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine, both in Philadelphia. Her athletic experience includes treating Division I athletes during her fellowship at Northwestern University and serving as captain of her Division I women’s soccer team at Seton Hall University as an undergraduate.

Dr. Urban has authored or coauthored articles in several professional publications and in 2022 piloted a study that developed a strength training program for charity marathon runners for the Chicago Marathon.

Dr. Urban will see patients aged 14 and up at Albany Medical Center’s Department of Neurology in A1 of its Physicians Pavilion, 43 New Scotland Ave., Albany. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 518-262-5633.