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$$ Robert J. Rinaldi, MD Division Director at Children's Health Associate Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center


UTSW Physician Practicing at Children's Health

Appointments: 214-867-6900

Board Certification American Board of Phys Med Rehab-Ped Rehab Med
Languages Spoken: English,


Robert Rinaldi, M.D., is division chief of pediatric rehabilitation medicine at Children’s Health℠.  

After receiving his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Dr. Rinaldi completed a residency in general pediatrics at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, and a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the University of Kansas School of Medicine.

Dr. Rinaldi’s clinical interests include brachial plexus and peripheral nerve injury management, torticollis management, and rehabilitation in neuromuscular disorders. His research interests include rehabilitation management of brachial plexus injuries.

Dr. Rinaldi has served on numerous national committees, including the Pediatric Subcommittee of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and the Board of Governors for the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Before moving to Dallas, Dr. Rinaldi practiced at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City for 18 years, where he was named a Kansas City Super Doc from 2009-2015. He has also been honored as one of the Best Doctors in America every year since 2009.

Education and Training

Education and Training

Medical School

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center -OKC (1991)


University of Kansas School of Medicine - KC (1997), Physical Med. & Rehab
Children's Mercy Hospital (1994), Pediatrics