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Physical Therapists

Katy Eichinger, PhD, DPT

Physical Therapist
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Clinic
University of Rochester Medical Center
Department of Neurology
Box 673
601 Elmwood Ave.
Rochester, New York, United States

Katy Eichinger is an assistant professor in department of neurology at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. She is also a specialized physical therapist at Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Clinic, University of Rochester School of Medicine.

Katy Eichinger is involved in the clinical care of adult and pediatric patients with neuromuscular diseases and is part of the neuromuscular research team which is involved in natural history studies and clinical trials for patients with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, myotonic dystrophy, and facioscapulohumeral dystrophy. Her interests are in outcome measures, health and wellness, and balance. She has been involved with clinical evaluator training and assisted in preparing the manual for the pediatric assessment for the CMT natural history study.

Outside of the classroom, Dr. Eichinger assists in providing clinical care for adult and pediatric patients with neuromuscular diseases as a neurologic certified specialist.