Michael Fediw, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at UT Southwestern Medical Center and the Medical Director of its Cancer Rehabilitation program. He specializes in cancer rehabilitation, musculoskeletal medicine, and neuromuscular medicine.

Dr. Fediw earned his medical degree at Eastern Virginia Medical School. He completed a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the University of Kansas and gained advanced training in cancer rehabilitation through a fellowship at the University of Michigan.

Certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2019.

Dr. Fediw serves on several institutional committees, including the UT Southwestern Commission on Cancer Committee, the Simmons Cancer Center Survivorship Committee, and the National Accreditation Program for Breast Cancer Centers. He is also the UT Southwestern representative and panel member for the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Cancer-related Fatigue Guidelines.

He is the review editor for the Cancer Pain section of Journal of Frontiers in Pain Research. His publications include contributions to the books Cancer Rehabilitation: A Concise and Portable Pocket Guide and Principles of Rehabilitation Medicine.

In 2021, Dr. Fediw received the Dean’s Capstone Presentation Award from the Leaders Emerging in Academic Departments (LEAD) Program at UT Southwestern.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - Eastern Virginia Medical School (2010-2014)
  • Internship - University of Kansas School of Medicine (2014-2015), Internal Medicine
  • Residency - University of Kansas School of Medicine (2015-2018), Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Fellowship - Universty of Michigan Medical Center (2018-2019)
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Association of Academic Physiatrists
Honors & Awards
  • Dean’s Capstone Presentation Award 2021, Leaders Emerging in Academic Departments (LEAD Program, UT Southwestern
Books & Publications

Clinical Focus

  • Cancer Rehabilitation
  • Musculoskeletal Medicine
  • Neuromuscular Medicine

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