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Susan M. McDowell, MD

Chair, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Department/Specialty

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Faculty Rank

Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Clinic Information

For an appointment or assistance call 859-257-1000
or 800-333-8874 (toll free)

Clinical Interests

Amputee Rehabilitation
General Rehabilitation
Movement Disorders
Pediatric Rehabilitation
Spasticity Management
Spinal Cord Injury

Education

Degree

Medical College of Georgia, School of Medicine, Augusta

Residency

University of Kentucky, Lexington

Certifications or Special Training

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spinal Cord Injury 

Additional Information

Profile

Dr. McDowell received her medical degree from Medical College of Georgia, School of Medicine, Augusta. She is board certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with a subspecialty certification in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine. She is a recipient of several awards including Faculty Educator of the Year, Athena Paper Award, Resident Research Award, and the David L. Cowen Award for Outstanding Resident of the Year. She has a special interest in spinal cord injury, pediatric rehabilitation, and spasticity management including intrathecal pumps and botulinum toxin injections.