Virginia S Nelson MD, MPH

Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Specialties: 
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Clinical Interests:

Pediatric brachial plexus palsy, arthrogryposis, rehabilitation of upper extremity problems (eg amputation, nerve injuries, brachial plexopathy), pediatric and adolescent rehabilitation, rehabilitation of ventilator assisted children and adolescents, cerebral palsy, spinal cord injuries, myelodysplasia, traumatic brain injuries, skeletal dysplasias, and international pediatric rehabilitation. 

Locations

U of M Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

C.S. Mott Children's Hospital
1500 E Medical Center Drive, Floor 6, Reception C
Ann Arbor
MI
48109
Phone:
734-936-7175

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

U of M Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Burlington Office Center
325 E Eisenhower Pkwy Ste 100
Ann Arbor
MI
48108
Phone:
734-936-7200
Fax:
734-615-6713

U of M Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Orthotics and Prosthetics Center
2850 S Industrial Highway, Suite 400
Ann Arbor
MI
48104
Phone:
734-973-2400

Credentials

Medical School or Training

  • Stanford University School of Medicine, 1970

Residency

  • Stanford University Hospital, Pediatrics, CA, 1971

  • University of Michigan Health System, Physical Med & Rehab, MI, 1985

Professional Organizations

  • Fellow, American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine

  • Fellow, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Board Certification

  • Physical Medicine & Rehab

Research

Brachial plexus palsy in children, outcomes in international pediatric rehabilitation, Ventilator-dependent children and adolescents, cerebral palsy (especially upper-extremity problems), spinal cord injury, quality of life of children with disabilities.