Department Leadership

Kathleen Bell, M.D. 
Professor and Chair
Residency Program Director

Kim Barker, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Co-Residency Program Director

Robert Rinaldi, M.D.
Associate Professor
Division Chief, Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Amy Phelan, M.D.
Associate Professor
Division Chief, Musculoskeletal/Spine Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

John Thottakara, M.D.
Associate Director
Chief of Service, Parkland Hospital and Health Services

Weibin Yang, M.D.
Associate Professor
Chief, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Services, Dallas VA

Itala Manosha Wickremasinghe, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Chief, Spinal Cord Injury Service, Dallas VA Medical Center

Melissa Brown, M.S.
Department Administrator