Fernando Branco

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Fernando Branco, M.D., FAAPM&R


Medical Director, Midwest Employers Casualty Company (MWECC)

Summary of Qualifications

Medical doctor with 30 years experience in the clinical setting, treating catastrophic and pain cases. Board certified in three specialties: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation,
Pain Medicine and Addiction Medicine.


Oversees the medical department of large worker's compensation excess carrier, MWECC . Reviews cases from the Catastrophic Unit (burns, amputees, spinal cord injury, brain injury) and migratory claims (catastrophic pain).

Business Experience

Medical director of MWECC for one year
Medical director of clinical rehabilitation centers for the last 12 years

Professional Affiliations

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPMR)

American Society of Additiction Medicine (ASAM)

American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM)

American Society of Pain Management Nursing (ASPM)


Medical Degree, 1986, Brazil
Masters Degree PM&R, 1988, Brazil
Residency PM&R, 1989, Brazil
ABD, PhD, Exercise Physiology, University of Minnesota, 1996
Residency PM&R, University of Kentucky, 2003



Member for
4 years 6 months