Rita N Ayyangar MD

Associate Professor, Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Specialties: 
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Clinical Interests:

Spasticity management, enhancing health and participation in youth with cerebral palsy and other disabilities, quality of life in children with complex medical care needs.

Locations

U of M Physical Medicine & Rehab

Burlington Office Center
325 E Eisenhower Parkway, Suite 100
Ann Arbor
MI
48108
Phone:
734-936-7175
Fax:
734-764-9439

Palliative Care Program

C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, Floor 7, Room F7902
1500 E Medical Center Dr SPC 5233
Ann Arbor
MI
48109
Phone:
734-936-0344

U of M Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

C.S. Mott Children?s Hospital
1500 E Medical Center Drive, Floor 4
Ann Arbor
MI
48109
Phone:
734-936-8613

Credentials

Medical School or Training

  • Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Medical College, 1985

Residency

  • Columbus-Cabrini Medical Center, Pediatrics, IL, 1989

  • Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Physical Med & Rehab, IL, 1992

Professional Organizations

  • Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics

  • Fellow, American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine

Board Certification

  • Pediatrics

  • Physical Medicine & Rehab

  • Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine

Research

Cognitive effects of antispasticity agents, motor control and cognition, cognitive assessment in children with severe motor impairments

Biography

Pediatric Physiatrist since 1992, committed to interdisciplinary care with focus on function, comfort, and quality of life for children with special needs and their families.

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