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Kathleen M. Kolaski, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

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Kathleen M. Kolaski, M.D.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Interests

Cerebral Palsy, Physical and/or Cognitive Disabilities in Children and Adolescents, Spasticity Management, Orthopaedics, Rehabilitation

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Education & Training

  • B.A., University of Chicago, 1983
  • M.D., Penn State University-Hershey Medical Center, 1988
  • Internship, Medicine, York Hosp, 1989
  • Residency, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic, 1992
  • Fellowship, Rehabilitation, A.I. Dupont Institute, 1993

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pediataric Rehabilitation Medicine
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Memberships

  • Am Academy Of Physical Med And
  • North Carolina Medical Society
  • Am Coll Of Sports Medicine
  • Am Acad Of Cer Palsy & Dev Med

NPI Number

  • 1093791329
Kathleen M. Kolaski, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.4 out of 5

48 Ratings
1 Comments
 

Kathleen M. Kolaski, M.D.

Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
Pediatrics

Research Interests

Cerebral Palsy; Muscle Spasticity; Muscle Relaxants, Central; Baclofen; Hemiplegia
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Recent Publications

Motor cortical functional geometry in cerebral palsy and its relationship to disability. Kesar TM, Sawaki L, Burdette JH, Cabrera MN, Kolaski K, Smith BP, O'Shea TM, Koman LA, Wittenberg GF.. Clin Neurophysiol. 2012;123(7):1383-1390.

Interrater reliability and convergent validity of the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine methodology for conducting systematic reviews. Wiart L, Kolaski K, Butler C, Vogtle L, Logan LR, Hickman R, Romeiser J, Samson-Fang L, Matsuba CA, Baird MW, Roxborough L, Mayson T, Dinu I.. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2012;54(7):606-611.

Surgical management of spasticity in the child with cerebral palsy. Kolaski K, Frino J, Koman LA. In: Brashear A, Elovic E, eds. Spasticity: diagnosis and management. New York: Demos Medical Publishing;2011: 397-416.

Use of a remifentanyl/propofol mixture for painful procedures in children [abstract]. Ajizian S, Cannon M, Edmunds S, Kolaski K, Nakagawa T, Ray G, Ross G, Tobin J, Mou S.. In: Abstracts of the 20th ESPNIC Medical & Nursing Annual Congress; 2009 June 14-17; Verona (Italy). 2009;():.

Safety profile of multilevel chemical denervation procedures using phenol or botulinum toxin or both in a pediatric population. Kolaski K, Ajizian SJ, Passmore L, Pasutharnchat N, Koman LA, Smith BP.. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2008;87(7):556-566.

Botulinum neurotoxin as a therapeutic modality in orthopaedic surgery: more than twenty years of experience. Seyler TM, Smith BP, Marker DR, Ma J, Shen J, Smith TL, Mont MA, Kolaski K, Koman LA.. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2008;90(Suppl 4):133-145.

A review of the complications of intrathecal baclofen in patients with cerebral palsy. Kolaski K, Logan LR.. NeuroRehabilitation. 2007;22(5):383-395.

Use of intrathecal baclofen in a child with spastic paraparesis related to human immunodeficiency virus infection: a case report. Kolaski K.. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2006;87(7):1001-1003.

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Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

Clinical Interests

Cerebral Palsy, Physical and/or Cognitive Disabilities in Children and Adolescents, Spasticity Management, Orthopaedics, Rehabilitation
Kathleen M. Kolaski, M.D.

Kathleen M. Kolaski, M.D.

Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
Pediatrics

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Doctor Rating

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