A native of Detroit, Michigan, Dr. Alpiner, received his Bachelor’s Arts Degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and received his Medical Degree from Wayne State School of Medicine. Post graduate training was completed at the Detroit Medical Center where he received dual degrees in Pediatrics from Children’s Hospital of Michigan, and in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation from Rehabilitation of Michigan. His post graduate work was highlighted by receiving the Lender F. Bender Award for exceptional accomplishment during training.
Dr. Alpiner is Double Board Certified in Pediatrics and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Alpiner received the Golden Tassel Award for Outstanding Attending Physician Award at William Beaumont Hospital in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in June 2009. Dr. Alpiner is also the recipient of the Patient’s Choice Award, On-Time Physician Award, Top Doc Award, Most Compassionate Doctor, Top MD, and was voted a Metropolitan Detroit “SuperDoc” as well as being voted a Metro Parent “Mom Approved” Doc. Dr. Alpiner has been dubbed “The Rehab Doc.”
As a Neuroscientist, Dr. Alpiner, hasdevoted his career to identifying how the brain and body adapt and react to stressors. Dr. Alpiner develops treatment options for patients so they can regain motor, cognitive and sensory success and is the author of The Parent Principle: Prescription for Childhood Success (2011) & Lunchroom Jungle (Fall 2012). Dr. Alpiner is a frequent lecturer on many subjects and recently testified as a medical expert on Concussive Injuries before the Michigan State Senate on the passing of Bill 1122.
Dr. Alpiner is Section Chief of Pediatric Physical and Medicine and Rehabilitation at Beaumont Health System and maintains a private medical practice in Royal Oak, Michigan where he treats patients from birth on. Dr. Alpiner is also on staff and treats patients at Botsford Hospital as well as treating patients in area subacute facilities.