Dr. Carl D. Gelfius, MD

Dr. Carl D. Gelfius, MD


Pediatric Rehabilitation | Male | 39 years old

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Carl D. Gelfius, MD, FAAPMR, FAANEM, is a member of the Section of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Texas Children's...Read more

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Fantastic. Several of my children see him. Someone you can trust and cares about his patients.
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      Carl D. Gelfius, MD, FAAPMR, FAANEM, is a member of the Section of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Texas Children's Hospital and an Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Baylor College of Medicine. His clinical activities include inpatient, outpatient, and consultative pediatric family-centered rehabilitation services for children with physically disabling conditions. His clinical interests include acquired brain injury and concussion, electrodiagnosis, cerebral palsy, neuromuscular disorders, and spasticity management. Other interests include instrumental performing arts medicine.

      Dr. Gelfius' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      •  Specializes in Pediatric Rehabilitation
      •  Board certified in Pediatric Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
      •  No malpractice claims found
      •  No sanctions found
      •  No board actions found

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      Board Certifications

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      Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More

      • Pediatric Rehabilitation
      • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

      Conditions Treated

      • Acquired Brain Injuries
      • Ataxia
      • Becker Muscular Dystrophy
      • Bracheal Plexus Birth Injuries
      • Brachial Plexus Injuries
      • Brain Injury
      • Cerebral Palsy
      • Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease, Type 1
      • Concussion
      • Congenital Muscular Dystrophy
      • Congenital Torticollis
      • Contracture
      • Developmental Delay
      • Developmental Disorders
      • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
      • Dystonia
      • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
      • Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy
      • Gait Abnormality
      • Guillain-Barre Syndrome
      • Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia
      • Limb Deformity
      • Limb Dystonia
      • Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy
      • Metabolic Myopathies
      • Motor Neuron Disease
      • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
      • Muscular Dystrophy, Duchenne and Becker Type
      • Musculoskeletal Disorders
      • Myopathic Gait
      • Myopathy
      • Myopathy, Congenital Fiber-Type Disproportion
      • Myotubular Myopathy
      • Nerve Diseases
      • Nerve Injury
      • Neuromuscular Junction Disorders
      • Paraplegia
      • Pediatric Spina Bifida
      • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
      • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
      • Post-Concussion Syndrome
      • Quadriplegia
      • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
      • Scissoring Gait
      • Spastic Gait
      • Spasticity
      • Spina Bifida
      • Spinal Cord Injury
      • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
      • Steppage Gait
      • Torticollis
      • Transverse Myelitis
      • Traumatic Amputation
      • Traumatic Brain Injury
      • Weakness


      • Medical School
        Ohio State University / College Of Medicine

        Graduated in 2004

      • Internship Hospital
        Riverside Methodist Hospital

        Completed in 2005

      • Residency Hospital
        The Ohio State University

        Completed in 2008

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Nationwide Children's Hospital

        Completed in 2010

      • Undergraduate School
        Otterbein College

        Graduated in 2000

      Languages Spoken

      • English

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      • Pediatric Rehabilitation
      • Electrodiagnostic Medicine
      • Pediatrics Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

      Procedures Performed

      • Baclofen Pump Therapy
      • Baclofen Therapy
      • Botox® Injection
      • Botulinum Toxin Injection
      • EMG (Electromyography)
      • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation