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David W. Pruitt, MD

  • Medical Director, Inpatient Pediatric Rehabilitation Unit
  • Director, Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Fellowship
  • Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics
  • UC Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine


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Assessing the Field of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine's Interest in Expanding Fellowship Training to Pediatricians. Pruitt, DW; Zigler, CK; Massagli, TL; Houtrow, AJ. PM and R. 2021; 13:1136-1147.

Cerebral Palsy. McMahon, M; Pruitt, D; Vargus-Adams, J. Pediatric Rehabilitation. 2020.

Cancer. Pruitt, DW; Bolger, AK; Bolikal, PD. Pediatric Rehabilitation. 2020.

Gender-Based Salary Inequities Among Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Physicians in the United States. Houtrow, AJ; Pruitt, DW; Zigler, CK. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2020; 101:741-749.

The Impact of Spatial Distribution of Pain on Long-Term Trajectories for Chronic Pain Outcomes After Intensive Interdisciplinary Pain Treatment. Williams, SE; Homan, KJ; Crowley, SL; Pruitt, DW; Collins, AB; Deet, ET; Samuel, ND; John, A; Banner, K; Rose, JB. Clinical Journal of Pain. 2020; 36:181-188.

The State of the Field: Results from the 2014 and 2017 Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Practice Surveys. Houtrow, AJ; Zigler, CK; Pruitt, DW. PM and R. 2020; 12:168-179.

Rehabilitation Considerations in Pediatric Brain Tumors. Pruitt, DW; Bolikal, PD; Bolger, AK. Current Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Reports. 2019; 7:81-88.

Benefits of Methylphenidate for Long-Term Attention Problems After Traumatic Brain Injury in Childhood: A Randomized, Double-Masked, Placebo-Controlled, Dose-Titration, Crossover Trial. Kurowski, BG; Epstein, JN; Pruitt, DW; Horn, PS; Altaye, M; Wade, SL. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. 2019; 34:E1-E12.

Botulinum Toxin: Techniques Within Pediatric Physiatry. Paulson, A; Zigler, CK; Houtrow, A; Pruitt, D. PM and R. 2019; 11:38-44.

Rehabilitation of the Pediatric Cancer Patient. Pruitt, DW; Bolikal, P. Cancer Rehabilitation. 2018.

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