Simra Javaid, DO, is an affiliated physician who joined the medical staff of TIRR Memorial Hermann and the faculty of McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston in September 2021. Her clinical interests within pediatric rehabilitation include traumatic brain injury, polytrauma, spinal cord injury and spasticity management. She is also passionate about ensuring that all pediatric patients have access to equitable care, mentoring trainees and program building.
Dr. Javaid received her bachelor’s degree in human biology at The University of Texas at Austin, where she worked as a lab research assistant. She earned her medical degree at Touro University of Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2014, with honors in pediatrics, surgery, family medicine, internal medicine, psychiatry, obstetrics and gynecology, and physical medicine and rehabilitation. WE L COME She completed residency training in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan and Wayne State University. She went on to complete fellowship training at UT Southwestern, Children’s Health in Dallas.
Dr. Javaid is certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and practices with pediatric physiatrist Stacey Hall, DO. She was recruited to accommodate the growth in TIRR Memorial Hermann’s new pediatric inpatient unit and pediatric outpatient services.
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