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Rady Children's Specialists

Rehabilitation / Physical Medicine

Acquired Brain Injury Clinic

The Acquired Brain Injury Clinic provides multidisciplinary treatment of patients with acquired brain injury from various causes. This includes traumatic brain injury, strokes, arteriovenous malformations and brain tumors.

Team

Physicians 

Susan Biffl, M.D.

Phoebe Scott-Wyard, D.O.

Nurse

 

Jenna Stromsoe, M.S.N., R.N., CPN
Jenna acts as the primary coordinator for our Acquired Brain Injury/Spinal Cord Injury Clinic, Spinal Defects Clinic and Limb Difference Clinic. She began her nursing career in August 2016 as a registered nurse caring for patients on Rady Children’s inpatient Surgery and Rehabilitation Unit. She transitioned into her role as a R.N. Care Coordinator with the Rehabilitation Medicine Team in November 2018.

Physical Therapist

Photo - PT - McCordKaren McCord
Karen has been a physical therapist since 1985 and has worked at Rady Children’s since 1995. Karen specializes in spinal defects, arthrogryposis, neonatal intensive care, torticollis, durable medical equipment, splinting/orthotics, developmental delay, early intervention and rehabilitation. Karen is certified in childbirth education.

 

 

Occupational Therapist

Melissa Lambing
Melissa became an occupational therapist in 2006 when she began working at Rady Children’s. She is a nationally certified occupational therapist and a current member of the American Occupational Therapy Association. Her goal is to provide excellent services and assist children in reaching their full potential.

 

Speech Therapist

Trysh Martinez

Social Worker

Carmela Alberico