Rochester, Minnesota Clinical Profile


Dr. Basford has been involved in rehabilitation-related research and a member of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Mayo Clinic since 1982. Here, his clinical responsibilities and research interests have emphasized neurological rehabilitation and musculoskeletal pain. Dr. Basford's research, in particular, has focused on central nervous system rehabilitation and the physiological effects of the physical agents such as electricity and electromagnetic forces on the body. Dr. Basford is also director of Mayo's NIH Medical Rehabilitation Research and Training Program and is co-chair of his department's Research Committee.


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Primary Appointment

  1. Consultant, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Academic Rank

  1. Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


  1. Chief Resident - Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation University of Minnesota Hospital
  2. MD University of Miami School of Medicine
  3. PhD - Physics/Mathematics University of Minnesota
  4. MS - Physics/Mathematics University of Minnesota
  5. BS - Physics University of Minnesota

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