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Maya Evans, M.D.

Maya Evans, M.D.

Maya Evans, M.D., is a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California, where she also serves as medical director for the spina bifida program. She previously served as medical director of pediatric physical medicine and rehabilitation at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.

A cum laude graduate of Columbia University, Dr. Evans studied medicine at Rutgers – New Jersey Medical School (NJMS). She is board certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in brain injury medicine, pediatric rehabilitation medicine, and physical medicine and rehabilitation. Her awards and honors include the 2011 PM&R Research Award at Rutgers – NJMS, and the Robert Boyle Teacher of the Year Award in the department of physical medicine and rehabilitation at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

Dr. Evans has lectured on a number of topics including the Challenges of Cerebral Palsy and Caring for Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries. Her research studies include The Effect of Obesity on Acute Rehabilitation Following Spinal Cord Injury and Dysesthesias Following Ethyl Alcohol Nerve Blocks in Children.

Credentials:

  • Medical Degree, Rutgers – New Jersey Medical School, Newark, N.J.
  • Transitional Year Internship, Atlantic Health System, Summit, N.J.
  • Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Rutgers-NJMS/Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, West Orange, N.J.
  • Fellowship in Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine, Rutgers-NJMS/Children’s Specialized Hospital, Mountainside, N.J.
  • Medical College of Wisconsin Leadership Academy, Milwaukee, Wis.