UI Hospitals and Clinics



Eric Aschenbrenner, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Orthopedics and Rehabilitation (view Academic Profile)


"As one of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physicians in the department (also known as a Physiatrist), I enjoy being able to evaluate and treat nonoperative musculoskeletal conditions in a collaborative atmosphere."

Eric Aschenbrenner, MD, is a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation specialist (Physiatrist) that focuses on decreasing pain and enhancing performance using nonoperative options for patients that are facing a variety of musculoskeletal problems. As an expert in nerve, muscle, bone, and brain injuries and illnesses that affect how patients move, he brings a unique perspective to the orthopedic team.



  • Acute and chronic back pain
  • Acute and chronic musculoskeletal pain
  • Acute and chronic neck pain
  • Amputee care
  • Work-related injuries
  • Ultrasound guided musculoskeletal joint injections

Education and Training


MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI


Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine-Mayo Foundation, Rochester, MN


  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation