- Paperback: 533 pages
- Publisher: Paul H Brookes Pub Co; 1st edition (January 15, 1998)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 155766322X
- ISBN-13: 978-1557663221
- Product Dimensions: 6.5 x 1.5 x 9.2 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds
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Caring for Children with Cerebral Palsy: A Teambased Approach Paperback – January 15, 1998
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About the Author
John P. Dormans, M.D. is Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He holds The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Endowed Chair in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery and is Research Associate of the Stokes Research Institute at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Dormans is Co-director of the Cerebral palsy Program at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Children's Seashore House, a regional children's hospital for specialized care and rehabilitation of children.
Dr. Dormans did a pediatric orthopedic fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and during that time spent time at the Hugh MacMillan Rehabilitation Center in Toronta.Dr. Dormans has been at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine since 1990 and has been the recipient of both the Jesse T. Nicholson Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching and also the Dean's Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1995. He is also the Co-director of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Fellowship at The Children's hospital of Philadelphia. He was a Kashawegi Suzuki traveling fellow to Japan in 1993.
Dr. Dormans has published more than 70 articles and has authored more than 25 chapters in various contributed books. Dr. Dormans is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, the Scoliosis Research Society, and the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine.
Dr. Dormans has a strong interest in orthopedic care of children in developing countries. He is chairman of the International Affairs Committee for the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine and also serves on the International Affairs Committee of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He has worked in various countries, including Ethiopia, Bulgaria, and Indonesia and currently serves on the Board of Directors for Orthopaedics Overseas and as Program Director for the Indonesian Program through Orthopaedic Overseas. He serves as an advisory editor to Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research.
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