Biography

Didem Inanoglu, M.D. integrates the latest advancements in Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in her care for children with special needs and functional deficits. For the seven years her sole clinical focus has been working with infants, children and adolecents who need medical or therapy interventions to achieve a better quality of life with improved function. Dr. Inanoglu patients range from children with congenital conditions to those with neurological disorders or traumatic injuries. She is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Medicine with a sub-speciality in Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine. After completing her fellowship training in Spinal Cord Medicine, she worked overseas with the People to People Foundation for two years as a program director providing clinical care and much needed training for rehabilitation professionals in Turkey. She has since been treating children with disabilities and musculoskeletal pain in Dallas/Ft. Worth area.

In 2007, Dr. Inanoglu helped established the Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine (PRM) Department at Children's Health and start the fellowship training program for PRM at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Her goal has been building a culture which fosters commitment to the highest standards of excellence in patient care and teaching.

"I deliver outpatient and inpatient consultation services on two campuses of Children's Health in addition to training for the medical students, residents and allied health students.  My goal is to promote the state of the art pediatric care at Children's Health and maximize opportunities to incorporate scientific discoveries and academic achievements into translational research and education for the benefit of children and their families".

Education

Medical School
Marmara University Faculty of Medicine (1993)
Internship
Marmara University School of Medicine (1995), Internal Medicine
Internship
U.of Oklahoma Hlth Sci. Cntr (1996), Internal Medicine
Residency
Parkland Health and Hospital System (1999), Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Fellowship
Parkland Health and Hospital System (2000), Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Brain Injury
  • Pediatric Neuromuscular Diseases
  • Pediatric Rehabilitation
  • Spinal Cord Injury

Honors & Awards

  • Commendation
    Outstanding Academic Performance, Marmara (1992-1993)
  • Valedictorian
    Marmara University School of Medicine (1987-19993)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Medical Assosiation (2003)
  • Texas Medical Association (2003)
  • American Academy Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (2001)
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (2001)