Specializing in Spine, Sports & Physical Medicine

Dr. Sobel

Jerry Sobel, M.D

Dr. Jerry Sobel is a board certified Physiatrist (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation specialist). He graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School and completed his residency at the National Rehabilitation Hospital in Washington, D.C. He recently relocated from the San Francisco Bay Area were he worked at the SOAR clinic. Dr. Sobel has worked at several large medical centers in the United States including the New England Baptist Hospital in Boston, MA, Stanford Medical Center in Palo Alto, CA, and he was an assistant professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, TX. Dr. Sobel moved to Arizona in 2010 and opened Sobel Spine and Sports. He practices in Phoenix proudly serves the greater metro area including Phoenix, Scottsdale, Mesa, Chandler and Glendale areas.Dr. Jerry Sobel is an Arizona expert in pain managment, low back and neck conditions, arthritis and sports related injuries. He has been an endurance cyclist for over twenty years and has extensive knowledge and experience in treating many of the injuries suffered by athletes from the professional to the weekend warrior. Dr. Sobel is a member and team physician for the Green Team, a bicycle racing team from Scottsdale Arizona.





University of Michigan (1977-1980)


University of Michigan Medical School (1980-1984)

Post Graduate

Oakwood Hospital, Dearborn, MI- Internship (1985-1986)

National Rehabilitation Hospital, Washington, D.C.- Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (1988-1991)

Board Certification

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation- 1992

Work History

  • Assistant Professor, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio,TX
  • New England Baptist Hospital, Boston, MA
  • New England Spine Care Center, Boston, MA
  • Functional Restoration Associates, Dallas, TX Associate Medical Director- Productive Rehabilitation Institute of Dallas for Ergonomics- PRIDE, Dallas, Texas
  • The Physiatry Medical Group/SOAR, Redwood City, CA
  • Stanford Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA
  • Medical Director- RESTORE/NovaCare Functional Restoration Program, Cupertino, CA

Dr. Sobel’s Clinical Research

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