Bethany M. Lipa, M.D., is the rehabilitation medical director for Shriners Hospitals for Children — Philadelphia and is board certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Electrodiagnostic Medicine (EMG) and Neuromuscular Medicine. She received an undergraduate degree in biochemistry from State University of New York at Geneseo and earned a medical degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo-School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. Dr. Lipa completed her residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation in West Orange, New Jersey, and a fellowship in neuromuscular medicine at UC Davis Medical Center and Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California.
Areas of special interest to Dr. Lipa include neuromuscular medicine, spinal cord injury, spina bifida, spasticity, phrenic nerve pacing and pediatric electrodiagnostic medicine (EMG).
Dr. Lipa is a member of the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM), American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA), American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPMR) and Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP).