Photo of Susan Biffl, M.D.


Rehabilitation Medicine


San Diego County

3020 Children's Way
MC 5096
San Diego, CA 92123


Rehabilitation Medicine


Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

Medical Group / IPA


Medical School

University of Colorado School of Medicine


University of Colorado School of Medicine


University of Colorado School of Medicine


University of Colorado School of Medicine

Board Certifications

Brain Injury Medicine, Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine, Pediatrics, Rehabilitation Medicine




Dr. Susan Biffl is a rehabilitation medicine specialist at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and an assistant professor at UC San Diego School of Medicine.

Dr. Biffl was a pediatric physical therapist for ten years before deciding to attend medical school at University of Colorado School of Medicine. She went on to complete a combined pediatrics and physical medicine and rehabilitation medicine residency and fellowship at the same institution. She was an attending physician at Children's Hospital of Colorado and Denver Health and Hospitals for six years before she developed a practice in Hawaii, where she continues to provide outreach services.

Dr. Biffl is board certified in pediatrics, physical medicine and rehabilitation, pediatric physical medicine and rehabilitation and brain injury medicine. She is a committee member of the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine. She enjoys providing care to children with all types of rehabilitation needs with an emphasis on cerebral palsy and spasticity management, brain injury including complex concussion, spinal cord injury and spinal defects and neuro-oncology rehab care.


Met and unmet rehabilitative needs among pediatric patients with moderate to severe TBI.
Brenner LA, Grassmeyer RP, Biffl S, Kinney AR, Dise-Lewis JE, Betthauser LM, Forster JE

Syncope, "mechanical falls", and the trauma surgeon.
Biffl WL, Ferkich A, Biffl SE, Dandan T

Gaps in the delivery of rehabilitation medical equipment in the digital age.
Lunsford C, Rosen L, Biffl S, Ramsey J, Edinger J, Pierce W, Houtrow A

Improving transitions of care for complex pediatric trauma patients from inpatient rehabilitation to home: an observational pilot study.
Biffl SE, Biffl WL

Rehabilitation of the geriatric surgical patient: predicting needs and optimizing outcomes.
Biffl WL, Biffl SE

Radiographic parameters improve lower extremity prosthetic alignment.
Mooney R, Carry P, Wylie E, Schultz A, McNair B, Page C, Biffl S, Heare T

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