Kelly M Heath, M.D.

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Department: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Contact information
1800 Lombard Street/1st Floor
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Fax: 215-893-2629
Education:
BS (Biopsychology and Cognitive Science with Distinction)
University of Michigan, 1999.
MD (Medicine)
Drexel University College of Medicine, 2003.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Dr. Heath provides comprehensive care for neurological disorders, specializing in spasticity management, stroke rehabilitation and traumatic brain injury. Her goal is to optimize patients return after neurologic injuries including stroke, acquired and traumatic brain injury, and multiple sclerosis. She performs botulinum toxin injections for spasticity and dystonia.

Selected Publications

McGuire J, Heath K, O'Dell MW. : Should Ultrasound Be Used Routinely to Guide Botulinum Toxin Injections for Spasticity? PM R. O'Dell MW (eds.). 8(10): 1004-1010, Oct 2016 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2016.09.006.

Heath KM and Elovic EP: Vitamin D-mangel und seine Folgen fur die Rehabilitation. Phys Med Rehab Kuror 18: 35-41, February 2008.

Heath KM and Elovic EP: Vitamin D deficiency: implications in the rehabilitation setting. Am J Phys Med Rehabil 85(11): 916-23, November 2006.

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Last updated: 05/19/2017
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