Cancer Treatment Centers of America

Meredith Grigsby, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Eastern Regional Medical Center

"I am inspired by my patients, who go through such challenging journeys yet maintain such clear and hopeful perspectives."

- Meredith Grigsby, OTR/L
Meredith Grigsby, OTR/L

Degree(s)

  • Bachelor of Science, Psychology - Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA
  • Master of Science, Occupational Therapy - Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Certification(s)

  • Licensed Occupational Therapist

Practicing Since: 2011

“The rehabilitation team is stocked with such talented therapists,” says Meredith Grigsby, Occupational Therapist at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) in Philadelphia. “It’s an honor and a pleasure to work here every day.”

Grigsby earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in 2008. She completed a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri, in 2010.

Her training included advanced field work at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, where she completed clinical rotations in cardiology, neurology, oncology and orthopedics. She also worked with neurologic patients at Kernan Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. She also completed rotations at the National Rehabilitation Hospital in Washington, D.C., and Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, among other medical centers.

Since 2011, Grigsby has worked as an Occupational Therapist at several large hospitals. She has worked extensively with patients in acute care, intensive care and rehabilitation, providing occupational therapy for patients with neurologic, cardiac and orthopedic conditions, among others. She joined CTCA in March 2014.

Grigsby is a licensed Occupational Therapist. She is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association.

At CTCA, Grigsby provides opportunities for patients to engage in meaningful tasks during their hospital stay. She addresses any physical issues needing attention, and provides education about modifications that can be made at home to assist in recovery, along with therapeutic activities and exercises to restore patients to the quality of life they desire.

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