Susan D. Apkon M.D.

Susan D. Apkon M.D.

Specialties and Expertise

Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine, Rehabilitation Medicine

Languages

English

Bio

Dr. Apkon is a UW associate professor and a physician in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. She is also the director of rehabilitation medicine at Seattle Children's.

Patient Care Philosophy

To work to improve function and quality of life for children with disabilities and their families.

Clinical Interests

Children with acquired and congenital disabilities including cerebral palsy, neuromuscular diseases, spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury.

She also is interested in spasticity management, including the use of botulinum toxin injections and phenol injections.

Research Interests

Clinical trials in neuromuscular diseases; bone health in children with disabilities

Affiliations

DegreeDescriptionYear
MD1994
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