Department Leadership

Heakyung Kim, M.D.

Heakyung Kim, M.D.

  • Professor and Chair
  • Director, Mobility Foundation Center for Rehabilitation Research
  • Kimberly-Clark Distinguished Chair in Mobility Research
Dr. Surendra Barshikar

Surendra Barshikar, M.D.

  • Associate Professor
  • Director, Ambulatory Services UTSW/Parkland
  • Vice Chair of Clinical Operations
Nitin Jain

Nitin Jain, M.D., M.S.P.H.

  • Professor
  • Vice Chair, Musculoskeletal and Sports Medicine 
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Robert Rinaldi, M.D.

  • Professor
  • Division Chief, Pediatric Rehabilitation
Kelly Scott, M.D.

Kelly Scott, M.D.

  • Professor
  • Director, Residency Program
Dr. Kavita Trivedi

Kavita Trivedi, D.O.

  • Associate Professor
  • Co-Director, Spine Program
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John Thottakara, M.D.

  • Associate Professor
  • Chief of Service, Parkland Hospital and Health Services

VA Leadership

Bridget Bennett

Bridget Bennett, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor
  • Chief, Spinal Cord Injury Service, Dallas VA Medical Center
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Weibin Yang, M.D.

  • Associate Professor
  • Chief, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Services, Dallas VA