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Roseann C Avolio, MD
75 Hackberry Place
Clifton, New Jersey 07013
(973) 464-6852
AvolioRC@gmail.com

Summary
New York State licensed physician, with Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation training and experience leading teams of medical professionals and physician extenders in varied settings. Proven track record in providing exemplary patient-centered care for a wide range of populations. Dedicated to optimizing function through a comprehensive approach to patient care that includes attention to vocational needs and active citizenry of individuals at all stages of life. Studied and trained in top-ranked institutions, receiving academic scholarships and awards.

Fellow, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (ABPMR) 1995- Successfully completed ABPMR Recertification exam February 2014

Professional Experience
Attending Physician, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY. 1996-98.
Led multi-disciplinary medical professionals in patient-centered team rounds.
Prescribed therapeutic interventions, orthotics, prosthetics, wheelchairs and other medical equipment, for allmedical/surgical diagnoses in inpatient and outpatientsettings.
Managed patient spasticity resulting from a range of diagnoses through neurotoxin injection, medication prescription, strategic positioning, and serial or dynamic orthotic prescription.
Presented Grand Rounds on numerous Continuing Medical Education topics including ALS care, Neurorehabilitation, Wound Care, Cancer Rehabilitation.
Founding ALS Clinic Physiatrist, Phillips Ambulatory Care Center, New York, NY. 1997-98.
Designed rehabilitative services, prescribed wheelchairs to meet changing patient needs, managed spasticity with a multidisciplinary approach, and prescribed appropriate home equipment complying with ADA standards.

Associate Clinical Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine,1994-98.
Educated residents and fellows in Musculoskeletal and Sports Rehabilitation, Neurorehabilitation, Electrodiagnostics, and Pain Management.

Attending Physician, Rehabilitation Medicine Associates, Astoria & Jamaica, NY, 1994-96.
Prescribed inpatient and outpatient therapies (PT/OT/ST), performed electrodiagnostic studies, conducted community education seminars, and served three hospitals within Borough of Queens.
Electromyography Clinic. Mary Immaculate Hospital, Jamaica, NY, 1994-96.
Performed EMG/Nerve Conduction Studies in diagnosing neuromuscular disorders in all uninsured patients of an underserved population.
​Senior Citizen Center. Western Queens Community Hospital, Astoria, NY, 1994-96.
Assessed and prescribed needed dietary, exercise, and lifestyle changes for maximizing senior life.

Physician (Resident). Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY, 1991-94. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency training at multiple sites including NY Presbyterian Hospital, Blythedale Children's Hospital, Helen Hayes Hospital, Harlem Hospital, and Roosevelt Hospital.

Physician (Intern) Internal Medicine Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ, 1990-91. Barbara Sloan Award for Outstanding Patient Care.

Additional Experience
Mental Health Services (all ages) & Special Education Advocate (preK-young adult) 1998-present
Fundraising and Community Outreach. Multiple Sclerosis Association of America, Xavier High School, Saint Cassian School.
Acting. Studied at the Actors Studio Co-founded & managed Producers Club Theater Company, NYC.
Judge. HS Level Speech/Forensic Tournaments, NYC and MD

Language: Conversational Spanish

Education
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY. Doctor of Medicine
Honors: Rehabilitation Medicine, Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry.
Senior Elective: Rehabilitation Medicine, Kessler Institute of Rehabilitation, NJ.
Women's Medical Association of New York (WMANY) Scholarship Award.

The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. B.A. Double Major: Natural Sciences and Psychology. Dean's List; 4.0 GPA Senior Year.

The Mary Louis Academy, Jamaica Estates, NY. Graduated with Honors, full academic scholarship. Gold Medal in Spanish Language.
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