Biography

Rajashree Srinivasan, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Dr. Srinivasan earned her medical degree at Bangalore Medical College in India and completed a residency in pediatric rehabilitation at the University of Toledo Health Science Campus.

Certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties in physical medicine and rehabilitation and in pediatric physical medicine and rehabilitation, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2015.

Dr. Srinivasan is a member of numerous professional societies, including the American Academy of Pediatrics; the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, for which she serves on the Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Council; and the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, for which she serves on the Complex Care Committee.

She has published numerous articles and contributed to books including Handbook of Pediatric Rehab Medicine, Principles of Rehabilitation Medicine, and Handbook for Clinical Research: Design, Statistics, and Implementation.

In 2009 and 2012, she received the Barry S. Smith Outstanding Teacher Award from the Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - Bangalore Medical College, India (1983-1989)
  • Residency - University of Toledo Health Science Campus (1996-2001), Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine
  • American College of Lifestyle Medicine
  • Dallas County Medical Society
  • Texas Medical Association
Honors & Awards
  • Barry S. Smith Outstanding Teacher Award, (2009, 2012) Baylor University Medical Center/Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation
Books & Publications
  • Books
    • Handbook of Pediatric Rehab Medicine
      Rajashree Srinivasan and Robert Rinaldi (Eds.) (2021), Springer
    • Principles of Rehabilitation Medicine: Case-Based Board Review
      Raj Mitra (Ed.) (2021), McGraw Hill
    • Rehabilitation Medicine Core Competencies 2014
      (2014), Demos publishing
    • 393-400 in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America, 23
      (2012)
    • Rehabilitation Medicine. Quick Reference. Pediatrics.

Clinical Focus

  • Cancer Rehabilitation
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Demyelinating Disorders
  • Lifestyle medicine
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Spinal Cord Injury

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