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Tom McNalley, MD, MA

Tom McNalley, MD, MA

Rehabilitation

On staff since July 2008

Children's Title: Attending Physician

Academic Title: Assistant Professor

Tom McNalley, MD, is an attending physician in Rehabilitation Medicine at Seattle Childrens Hospital and at the University of Washington Medical Center, and an assistant professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Washington.

Tom McNalley, MD, is an attending physician in Rehabilitation Medicine at Seattle Childrens Hospital and at the University of Washington Medical Center, and an assistant professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Washington. Along with an interest in treating children with brain injury, Dr. McNalley cares for patients with disabling conditions across the lifespan. He teaches extensively in the University of Washington School of Medicine, as director of the Chronic Care Clerkship and as mentor within the School of Medicines Colleges. As an educator, Dr. McNalley has focused attention on care of persons with disabling conditions, developing a longitudinal, four-year curriculum to teach medical students essential knowledge and skills to care for this population. He partners with members of the disabled community to promote better communication and access for all patients. Additionally, Dr. McNalley teaches about medical culture, physician wellness and humanistic practice. He is faculty co-advisor for the UW Gold Humanism Honor Society. http://humanism-in-medicine.org/ Research interests include medical education, and participation/activity by children with spina bifida.

Overview

Board Certification(s)

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine

Medical/Professional School

University of Iowa School of Medicine, Iowa City

Residency

Rehab Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle

Clinical Interests

Pediatric and adult rehabilitation, especially for adolescents transitioning into adult care; traumatic brain injury including concussion; spasticity and gait management