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SCOTT M. PAUL, MD

Scott M. Paul, M.D. received a Bachelor of Engineering Science in Bioengineering at the Johns Hopkins University and an MD degree at the Sackler School of Medicine of the Tel Aviv University in Israel. Dr. Paul received his post graduate medical training at Washington University in St. Louis, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the Rose F. Kennedy Institute Children's Evaluation and Treatment Center. He is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pediatric Rehabilitation. Prior to joining the Rehabilitation Medicine Department at the National Institutes of Health, Dr. Paul was in private practice in Montgomery County, Maryland and served as Medical Director of Rehabilitation at Montgomery General, Shady Grove Adventist and Gladys Spellman Specialty Hospitals. He previously served as Chief of Physical Medicine at Dayton Children's Medical Center and Director of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Hospital for Sick Children in Washington, DC.

Dr. Paul is the Research Coordinator for the Medical Staff Section of the Rehabilitation Medicine Department of the Clinical Center at NIH. He is the principal investigator of the department's omnibus screening protocol, which enables staff to study new rehabilitation techniques, tools and equipment. In addition, he serves as an associate investigator in the NIH's osteogenesis imperfecta, polyostotic fibrous dysplasia, neonatal onset multisystem inflammatory disease, neurofibromatosis type 1, Friedreich's ataxia, and Kennedy's Disease (X-linked SMA) protocols. He has authored numerous abstracts and articles relating to childhood onset disabilities. Dr. Paul is the author of the chapter on Scoliosis and Other Spinal Deformities in the 2 most recent editions of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: Principles and Practice and the chapter on Strategies for Adolescents in the book Children with Osteogenesis Imperfecta: Strategies to Enhance Performance.




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