Dr. Carl Gelfius, MD

Dr. Carl Gelfius, MD

Pediatric Rehabilitation  |  
Male  |  
Age 40
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Carl Gelfius, MD is a pediatric rehabilitation specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Ohio State University / College Of Medicine in 2004 and specializes in pediatric rehabilitation, pediatrics physical medicine & rehabilitation, and more.Read his story

6621 Fannin St Ste W21329

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

(832) 826-6106

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • 20 More

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Dr. Gelfius' Experience

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

Dr. Gelfius' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gelfius "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."


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

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of 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
  • Scissoring Gait
  • Spastic Gait
  • Spasticity
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Steppage Gait
  • Torticollis
  • Transverse Myelitis
  • Traumatic Amputation
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Weakness


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Otterbein College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • Ohio State University / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Riverside Methodist Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • The Ohio State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Nationwide Children's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gelfius has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gelfius' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gelfius to family and friends
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Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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Dr. Gelfius' Performance

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Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
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Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Fulshear, TX
Fantastic. Several of my children see him. Someone you can trust and cares about his patients.
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