$$ Karen J. Kowalske, MD Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center


UTSW Physician Practicing at Children's Health

Board Certification American Board of Phys Med and Rehab-Brain Injury,
American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehab
Languages Spoken: English,
Education and Training

Education and Training

Medical School

University of Florida College of Medicine (1986)


Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (1987), Internal Medicine


Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (1990), Physical Med. & Rehab
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Research Interests

  • Amputations
  • Burns and Wound Care
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Selected Publications


Professional Activities

Professional Activities

Professional Associations and Affiliations

  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • American Burn Association
  • American Medical Association
  • Association of Academic Physiatrists
  • Dallas County Medical Society
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex PM&R Society
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Texas Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Awards & Honors

Awards & Honors

  • Consumer's Guide to America's Top Physicians
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors
  • Texas Super Doctor
  • Best Doctors in America
  • Best Doctors in Dallas
  • Who's Who Among America's Teachers
  • Who's Who Among US Physicians
  • Best Doctors in America, SW Region
  • Top 100 Doctors in Dallas
    Voted by physician colleagues (1996-2007)