Elana Katz, MD

Elana Katz, MD
Elana Katz, MD, is an attending physician in the Center for Rehabilitation at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Cerebral palsy, Traumatic brain injury, Pediatric stroke, Tone management, Neuromuscular disorders, Rehabilitation in acute care settings
Locations: Main Campus; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Voorhees; Specialty Care, Virtua

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA  

Internship

Rehab Medicine - University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Residency

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation – University of Washington, Seattle, WA (Chief Resident)

Fellowship

Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, MD 

Board Certification

Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2016

Suzanne Prestwich, MD, Elana Katz, MD, Scott Schultz, MD, Cynthia Salorio, PhD. Survey of parental acceptance of massage therapy, energy therapy and acupuncture for their children in the acute pediatric inpatient rehabilitation setting. Complementary Therapies in Medicine. 2016 Aug;27:102-7.

2010

Elana Katz, MD, Nicole L Dugan, PT, DPT, CLT-LANA, Joy C. Cohn, PT, CLT-LANA, Christina Chu, MD, Rebecca G. Smith, MD, MS, and Kathryn H. Schmitz, PhD, MPH. Weight Lifting in Patients With Lower-Extremity Lymphedema Secondary to Cancer: A Pilot and Feasibility Study. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2010 Jul;91(7):1070-6.

2009

Chong-Tae Kim, MD, PhD, Rochelle Dy, MD, John Sollenberger, DO, Elana Katz, BA. A case of suspected mononeuritis multiplex in a teenager from polysubstance abuse. PM R. 2009 Sep;1(9):881-3.

Awards and Honors

2015, Best Pediatric Rehabilitation Research Poster Presentations, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
2009, John Glick Prize for Translational Cancer Research, University of Pennsylvania
2007-2008, Medical Student Fellow, Focus on Research in Women’s Health, University of Pennsylvania
2004, Cum Laude, Wellesley College

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

2016-present, Reviewer, The Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine

Academic and Institutional Committees

2018-present, Wellness Champion, Division of Rehabilitation Medicine
2016-present, Physician Champion, CHOP Camp All Hands on Deck (Intensive Bimanual Therapy Program)

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2019-present, American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine
2019-present, Pediatric Stroke Task Force
2014-present, American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine
2012-present, American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
2010-present, Association of Academic Physiatrists