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Kevin McGuigan, MD
Medical Director

Dr. McGuigan specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation. He is board certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. McGuigan joined the staff of St. Lawrence Rehabilitation Center in 1990 and was appointed Medical Director in 1997. He is a member of the American Acedemy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the New Jersey Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and the Brain Injury Association of New Jersey. He is also on staff at St. Francis Medical Center in Trenton, New Jersey.

Dr. McGuigan graduated from Rutgers College in 1982 with Highest Honors and was made a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He graduated from University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in 1986 and then completed a one year internship in Internal Medicine at Jersey Shore Medical Center. Dr. McGuigan completed his residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania from 1987 to 1990 and was co-chief resident from 1989 to 1990.

His articles have been published in Mercer Business Magazine and Abstract in Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.


Robyn F. Agri, MD

Dr. Agri specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation. She is Board Certified by both the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the American Academy of Pain Management. Dr. Agri joined the St. Lawrence Rehabilitation Center’s medical staff in 1989.

Dr. Agri teaches at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center in New Brunswick, New Jersey. She received a grant from the American Cancer Society for research in oncology, and the CIBA/Geigy award for community services.

Dr. Agri received her undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania. She obtained her medical degree from the State University of New York Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse in 1985, and completed her internship at Wilson Hospital in Johnson City, New York in 1986. She completed her residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in 1989.

Dr. Agri is a fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture and the American Academy of Pain Management. She is also a member of the American Congress of Rehabilitation medicine, and the American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians.

Her work has been published in Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Mercer Business Magazine. In addition, Dr. Agri is exploring new techniques and innovations in acupuncture. She lectures on diverse topics, Including Botulinum Toxin therapy and Acupuncture.


Dr. Madhu Jain

Dr. Madhu Jain specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and is board certified by the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She is also board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Jain is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the American College of Physicians. She joined the staff at St. Lawrence Rehabilitation Center in October, 2003.

Dr. Jain graduated in 1987 from Rutgers University, College of Engineering in New Brunswick, with a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering. In 1991, she graduated from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. She completed a combined residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Internal Medicine at Sinai/Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland.

Dr. Jain is currently the medical director of the Brain Injury Unit at St. Lawrence Rehabilitation Center. Her other special interests include pain management.


Charles Terry MD

Dr. Terry specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation and is board certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He is a member of the American Medical Association, the Mercer County Medical Society, the New Jersey Medical Association, the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation,and the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture. He joined the staff at St. Lawrence Rehabilitation Center in 1998. His main interests include Neurologic Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine, Performing Arts Medicine, and Medical Acupuncture.

Dr. Terry graduated in 1990 from the University of Pennsylvania, where he received his degree in Biology, with a minor in music. In 1994, he graduated from Hahnemann University School of Medicine. Dr. Terry completed his internship in 1995 at the Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown, PA. He completed his residency in 1998 at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, where he was Chief Resident for two years.

While an undergraduate at the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Terry began teaching martial arts. He has been featured in Black Belt magazine and on the Good Day Philadelphia television program. He is currently a Eigth Degree Black Belt in Ryukyu Kempo Karate, and is the owner and chief instructor of MKA Karate in Drexel Hill, PA.

Dr. Terry has given guest lectures and seminars throughout the country on stretching, martial arts, arts medicine, traumatic brain injury, stroke, and acupuncture. His work has been published in Mercer Business Magazine and The Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, The Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness, and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America. He has been a reviewer for the Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation since 1997.


Maya Therattil, M.D.

Maya Therattil, M.D. is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R), Spinal Cord Injury and Brain Injury. She received her medical degree from St. John’s Medical College Bangalore, India and completed her residency in PM&R at Montefiore Medical Center in New York and her fellowship in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine at Kessler Institute of Rehabilitation in New Jersey. Dr. Therattil is licensed by the states of New York and New Jersey.

Dr. Therattil was awarded Teacher of the Year of the Residency Program of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center and was inducted into the Davidoff Education Society at Einstein, which honors selected individuals for excellence in teaching and Humanistic Medicine. She was the Principal Investigator of the Grant for Excellence in Medical Education at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the Co-Principal Investigator in an observational study to evaluate motor recovery in acute stroke patients at Montefiore Medical Center.

Dr. Therattil brings her expertise in medical student and resident education, as well as her experience in developing, implementing and running new outpatient services including, Spinal cord injury medicine, multiple sclerosis, spasticity management and patient support programs. She has co-authored numerous published articles, book chapters and abstracts, and has also lectured both nationally and internationally.

Dr. Therattil was named as the Director of Medical Education for the Clinical Education Program with St. Lawrence Rehabilitation Center and Drexel University College of Medicine. Drexel and St. Lawrence recently signed an affiliation agreement that offers clinical rotations for medical students from Drexel to learn at St. Lawrence. Both Drexel and St. Lawrence are interested in maintaining and improving their existing standards of health care delivery and education and are pleased to have formed this partnership.


Paul A. Walker, DO, FAAFP

Dr. Walker received his BA in Biology at LaSalle University in Philadelphia, he went on to receive his Doctor of Osteopathy from the University of Osteopathic Medicine & Health Sciences in Des Moines Iowa. His internship was completed at Lakeview Hospital in Milwaukee returning to Philadelphia to complete his Family Practice residency at Northeaster Hospital. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Family Practice and the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners as well as a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Practice.

Dr. Walker has participated in multiple clinical studies including the Cardizem LA PLACE program and the ONO Pharmaceutical Stroke Trial and was a member of the Pfizer Advisory Panel. As a CDL examiner who is currently certified by the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration, he provides physical exams for commercial drivers in the state of New Jersey. He is a member of the American Association of Family Practice and the Princeton Physician’s Organization. Dr. Walker is trained in the latest Student Athlete Cardiac Assessment Professional Module and continues to serve as a physician for the Ewing Board of Education for over five years.

Eugene A. Ryfinski, MD

Dr. Ryfinski is proud to be a lifelong resident of Mercer County, having received a B.S. in biology from Trenton State College he went on to earn his M.D. from American University of the Caribbean. His residency training was completed at what was then known as Trenton Affiliated Hospitals now Capital Health Regional Medical Center. There he received the Third Year Medical Resident of the Year and achieved the Ronald M. Franz MD Award. He has had multiple teaching appointments at St. Francis Medical Center and Robert Wood Johnson Medical School as a clinical instructor. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and has been in private practice at Ewing Medical Associates since 1985. He is a member of the American Medical Association and the Princeton Physician’s Organization. He has been an investigating physician in multiple studies including the Caridzem LA PLACE program, ONO Pharmaceuticals Stroke Trial and the Parexcel, Inc. Lantus GOAL A1C study. Dr. Ryfinski is trained in the latest Student Athlete Cardiac Assessment Professional Module and continues to serve as a physician for the Ewing Board of Education for over five years.

Douglas J. Binder, MD

Dr. Binder specializes in internal medicine. He joined the staff of St. Lawrence Rehabilitation Center in 1986. Dr. Binder is a member of the New Jersey Medical Society and the Mercer County Medical Society.

Dr. Binder is on staff at Capital Health System at the Mercer Campus in Trenton, the Medical Center at Princeton, Ewing Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Trenton, and Lawrenceville Nursing Home in Lawrenceville, NJ.

He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Union College in Schenectady, New York in 1972. He then graduated from medical school at the Universite de rennes I in Rennes France, in 1980, where he graduated with highest honors. In 1985, Dr. Binder completed his internship and residency at the New York Infirmary of Beekman Downtown Hospital in New York City, where he was also appointed chief resident.


Bharat V. Desai, MD

Dr. Desai specializes in internal medicine. He received his board certification from the American Board of Internal Medicine in 1975 and was re-certified in 1987. Dr. Desai is a member of the American Medical Association. He joined the staff at St. Lawrence Rehabilitation Center in 1975, and is also on staff at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Hamilton, NJ.

Dr. Desai graduated from the University of Baroda in India with his bachelor degree in 1965 and his medical degree in 1971. Dr. Desai completed his internship at St. Francis Medical Center in Trenton in 1972. Dr. Desai was a resident at Maryland General Hospital in Baltimore in 1973, Rutgers Medical School Affiliated Hospitals in Piscataway, NJ in 1974, and Cooper Medical Center in Camden, NJ in 1975.