Elana Katz, MD

Elana Katz, MD

Elana Katz, MD, is an attending physician in the Center for Rehabilitation at The 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
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

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


Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation – University of Washington, Seattle, WA


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

Board Certification

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services


Posters and Presentations


Elana Katz, MD, Beth Slomine PhD, Stacy J Suskauer, MD (September 2015). Long Term Functional Outcomes after very Severe Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury. Poster presented at AAPM&R Conference, Boston, MA.


Elana Katz, MD, Kristie Bjornson, PT, PhD (September 2013).  School and Weekend Physical Activity Performance in Youth With Cerebral Palsy and Youth Who Are Developing Typically. Poster presented at AAPM&R Conference, Washington, DC.

Awards and Honors

Chief Resident, University of Washington Department of PM&R

John Glick Prize for Translational Cancer Research, University of Pennsylvania

Medical Student Fellow, Focus on Research in Women’s Health, University of Pennsylvania

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2010-present, Association of Academic Physiatrists

2012-present, American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

2014-present, American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine