Mitul Kapadia, MD

Co-Director, Sports Concussion Program
Director, Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Dr. Mitul Kapadia directs the UCSF Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinic. He is a pediatric physiatrist, specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation for infants, children and adolescents. He treats disabling conditions such as may result from brain and spinal cord injuries, rheumatologic disorders, amputations or limb deficiencies, cancer, neurologic conditions or musculoskeletal conditions. He has a special interest in sports medicine and concussion management in young athletes.

Kapadia's research interests include global health, particularly in the developing world.

Kapadia earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He completed a residency in pediatrics as well as a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals. He earned certification in structural acupuncture for physicians from Harvard University, and he adapts acupuncture techniques to treat patients with various ailments. He also has a master of science degree in international health policy from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Kapadia is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Pediatrics and American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Kapadia has received numerous awards for his teaching, and he has provided pediatric medical care in other countries, including India, Nepal, Botswana, Ecuador and Haiti.

Clinics

Pediatric Brain Tumor Center
1825 Fourth St., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-2986
Fax: (415) 353-2657

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinic
1825 Fourth St., Fifth Floor, 5B
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 476-3899
Fax: (415) 476-5349

Spina Bifida Program
1825 Fourth St., Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 476-3899
Fax: (415) 502-7516

Sports Concussion Program
1500 Owens St., Second Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-1915
Fax: (415) 514-6075

Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease Center
1825 Fourth St., Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-7596
Fax: (415) 353-2400

Conditions & Treatments

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Education

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston 2006

Residencies

Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, Pediatrics 2011