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Donna Griffin, PT, PCS

Donna Griffin, PT, PCS

Donna Griffin, PT, PCS, is the director of rehabilitation services at Shriners Hospitals for Children — St. Louis. She has been a practicing therapist for over 28 years, working with Shriners Hospitals for Children and the local community, focusing on the evaluation and treatment of children with orthopaedic and neurological conditions and metabolic bone diseases.

Her background includes a Bachelor of Science degree in physical therapy from Saint Louis University. She is also a board-certified clinical specialist in pediatric physical therapy. Donna manages the departments of physical and occupational therapy and recreational therapy/child life.

She also organizes the rehabilitation team for the Center for Advanced Pediatric Limb Reconstruction and Lengthening. At the center, opportunities for education and training are provided to physiotherapists from Barbados in the evaluation and treatment of patients undergoing limb lengthening and reconstruction procedures. This allows their care to continue following return home from the United States.

Donna is a participant in research studies and publications in coordination with the Center for Metabolic Bone Disease and Molecular Research, which administers testing and evaluates patients with a wide range of bone diseases and disorders. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Eastern District of the Missouri Physical Therapy Association.

Outside of Shriners Hospitals for Children, Donna also participates in medical pediatric mission trips to the Eastern Caribbean to evaluate, treat and provide education.