Claudia Peñalba, M.D is the founder of Peñalba Rehabilitation Medicine, PA. As a board certified physical rehabilitation specialist, she has advanced training and skill in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disabilities of all types.
Dedicated to helping her patients maximize their quality of life, Dr Peñalba offers a highly personalized approach to treating the whole person, not just symptoms. Trained to recognize and diagnose conditions in all body organs, she is able to identify and initiate the most effective treatment necessary, frequently working with other specialists, surgeons and health providers.
Prior to opening the Coral Gales center, Dr Peñalba served as Medical Director for South Miami Hospital's Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation unit for seven years. Currently she serves as the Rehabilitation Medical Director of the Palace Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Licensed in the state of Florida, Dr Peñalba is board certified in Internal Medicine and in the specialty of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She is a sought after speaker and has appeared as a guest on many radio and television shows.
Dr Peñalba is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the American Academy of Pain Medicine, the American Medical Association, the Dade County Medical Association, the Florida Medical association and the Past President of the Nicaraguan American Medical Association. She is the current President of Foundation Tepeyac, a non-profit organization that supports a medical clinic in Granada, Nicaragua.