Concussions in Young Children

Maya Evans, MD

Maya Evans, M.D., is a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician at Shriners Hospitals for Children/ Northern California in Sacramento, California, and an assistant clinical professor in the University of California/Davis Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Her clinical interests include the care and treatment of children with brain Injury, cerebral palsy, and spina bifida. She is also a specialist in adaptive sports and recreation. She previously served as medical director of pediatric physical medicine and rehabilitation at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. Dr. Evans is board certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in brain injury medicine, pediatric rehabilitation medicine, and physical medicine and rehabilitation. Dr. Evans received her medical degree from Rutgers – New Jersey Medical School (NJMS). She completed a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Rutgers-NJMS/Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, West Orange, N.J., and a fellowship in pediatric rehabilitation medicine at Rutgers-NJMS/Children’s Specialized Hospital in Mountainside, N.J.

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