Mitul Kapadia, M.D.

Pediatric physiatrist

Dr. Mitul Kapadia is director of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Program at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital. He is a pediatric physiatrist, specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation for infants, children and adolescents and treating disabling conditions, such as brain and spinal cord injuries, rheumatologic disorders, amputations or limb deficiencies, cancer, neurologic conditions, and orthopedic and musculoskeletal conditions. He has a special interest in sports medicine and concussion management in young athletes.

Kapadia received medical school training at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. He completed two residencies at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, one in Pediatrics and one in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and is board certified in both disciplines. He also has certification in structural acupuncture for physicians from Harvard University and adapts acupuncture techniques to treat patients with various ailments. Additionally, he received a master of science in International Health Policy from the London School of Economics. He is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Pediatrics and American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Kapadia's research interests include global health, particularly in the developing world, and he has delivered pediatric medical care in various regions, including India, Nepal, Botswana, Ecuador and Haiti. Kapadia, an assistant clinical professor of pediatrics at UCSF, is the recipient of numerous teaching awards.

Clinics

Child Neuro-Oncology
400 Parnassus Ave., Eighth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-2986

Concussion and Brain Injury Program
1500 Owens St., Second Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-1915

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinic
400 Parnassus Ave., Second Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143-0116
Phone: (415) 476-3899

Spina Bifida Program
400 Parnassus Ave., Second Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 476-3899

Conditions & Treatments

More about Mitul Kapadia

Education

University of Texas-Galveston School of Medicine 2006

Residencies

Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, 2011