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Micah Baird, MD

Director, Division of Pediatric Physiatry; Medical Director, Rehabilitation; Pediatric Physiatrist; Co-director, Myelodysplasia Clinic

Dr. Baird has been in practice since 2009. He is the director of the Division of Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and medical director of rehabilitation at Akron Children’s Hospital. He is also a clinical associate professor of pediatrics at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED).  After receiving his medical degree from Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine, he completed a combined residency in pediatrics and physical medicine and rehabilitation at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.  He went on to join Akron Children's Hospital in 2009.   Dr. Baird has a special interest in cerebral palsy, brain injury, myelomeningocele/spina bifida, spinal cord injury, spasticity and children with disabilities and complex health care needs. He is board certified in pediatrics, physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R), and pediatric rehabilitation medicine and is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine.

NeuroDevelopmental Science Center
Physiatry, North Canton
Medical School:
Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dayton, OH
Residency:
Pediatrics/Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
Board Certifications:
American Board of Pediatrics; American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine
Academic Appointments:
Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Northeast Ohio Medical University
Associations:
  • American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
Clinical Interests:
cerebral palsy, spasticity management in children, acute inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, brain injury, spinal cord injury
Special Interests:
Cerebral palsy, brain injury, myelomeningocele/spina bifida, spinal cord injury, spasticity, children with disabilities and complex healthcare needs

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