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Physical Therapists

Shreedevi Pandya, DPT, MS

Physical Therapist
Associate Professor
University of Rochester Medical Center
Department of Neurology
Box 673
601 Elmwood Ave.
Rochester, New York, United States

Shree Pandya is Associate Professor of Neurology in the School of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Rochester. Dr Pandya is a clinician, researcher and educator working in the area of inherited neuromuscular disorders for the past thirty years. She has also worked extensively with patient organizations – serving as expert, co-writing a booklet on physical therapy and helping with physical therapy related web content.

Dr. Pandya has served on national (American Academy of Neurology) and international (European Neuromuscular Center) panels to develop evidence-based and consensus-based guidelines for management of patients with various neuromuscular disorders. Currently she serves on the steering committee and is co-chair of the Rehab panel for the update of the CDC funded care considerations for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. She is Co-Principal Investigator in New York for the Muscular Dystrophy Surveillance Tracking and Research Network (MDSTARNet).


Representative Publications:

Corticosteroid Treatment and Growth Patterns in Ambulatory Males with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Health services received by individuals with duchenne/becker muscular dystrophy

Age at onset of first signs or symptoms predicts age at loss of ambulation in Duchenne and Becker Muscular Dystrophy: Data from the MD STARnet

Rehabilitative technology use among individuals with Duchenne/Becker muscular dystrophy

Risk Factors for First Fractures Among Males With Duchenne or Becker Muscular Dystrophy