Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Fellowship
The goal of our ACGME-accredited program is to prepare the fellow for a career in academic pediatric rehabilitation. We offer a well-rounded experience to fully develop skills related to patient evaluation, management, data collection and interpretation in pediatric rehabilitation patients. We provide quality clinical training, as well as teaching and research opportunities with outstanding mentoring that will lead to development of the next generation of leaders in the field.
UTSW is a top-ranked, multifaceted academic institution nationally recognized for its excellence in educating physicians, biomedical scientists, and other health care professionals. Our fellows have the distinct advantage of learning from an elite group of leaders in their fields.
Children’s Health℠ is one of the largest and most esteemed pediatric hospitals in the United States and is the only hospital in North Texas to be nationally ranked by US News & World Report.
Dr. Didem Inanoglu integrates the latest advancements in pediatric physical medicine and rehabilitation in her care for children with special needs and functional deficits. Her patient population includes children with congenital conditions to those with neurological disorders or traumatic injuries. She is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine. After completing her residency and fellowship training at UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dr. Inanoglu worked overseas with People to People Foundation as a program director providing clinical care and training for rehabilitation professionals in Turkey. She then worked in private practice for a few years before returning to UTSW to help establish the Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine (PRM) department at Children’s Health and the fellowship training program at UTSW. She serves on the Pediatric Rehabilitation and Developmental Disabilities Council of the AAPM&R and on the Education Committee for AACPDM. She also volunteers at the ABPMR as an oral examiner and item writer.
Didem Inanoglu, M.D. - Associate Professor
Clinical Interests: spasticity management, gait analysis, pediatric concussion care
Rajashree Srinivasan, M.D. - Assistant Professor
Clinical Interests: inpatient rehabilitation medicine, spasticity management, cerebral palsy
Fatma Gul, M.D. - Professor
Clinical Interests: spasticity management
Bob Rinaldi, M.D. - Associate Professor
Clinical Interests: rehabilitation of neuromuscular disorders, peripheral nerve injury rehabilitation, intraoperative neurophysiology, telemedicine
Clarice Sinn, D.O. - Assistant Professor
Clinical Interests: spinal cord injury, spina bifida, trauma, stroke, demyelinating disorders
Kathleen R. Bell, M.D.
Kimberly Clark Distinguished Chair in Mobility Research
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Karen Kowalske, M.D. - Professor
Bob Rinaldi, M.D. – Associate Professor
Chief, Division of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine
Member, Pediatric Subcommittee, ABPMR
Member, Board of Governors, AAPMR
Clinical Rotation Sites
- Our Children’s House Rehabilitation Hospital
- Children’s Health Specialty Center Cityville at Southwestern Medical District
- Children’s Health Specialty Center West Plano
The Pediatric Rehabilitation fellowship at UT Southwestern Medical Center participates in the NRMP Fellowship Match. Information regarding the application process can be found HERE.