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Kathleen M. Kolaski, M.D.

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Kathleen M. Kolaski, M.D.

Kathleen M. Kolaski, M.D.

Associate Professor, Orthopaedics

Pediatrics

Physician Rating

4.6 out of 5

34 Ratings
1 Comments
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Contact Information

  • New Patient Appointments:

    336-716-WAKE

  • Returning Patient Appointments:

    336-716-8094

  • Department: 336-716-9520

  • Fax: 336-716-6585

Memberships

  • Am Academy Of Physical Med And

  • North Carolina Medical Society

  • Am Coll Of Sports Medicine

  • Am Acad Of Cer Palsy & Dev Med

  • NPI: 1093791329

Clinical Interests

  • Cerebral Palsy, Physical and/or Cognitive Disabilities in Children and Adolescents, Spasticity Management, Orthopaedics, Rehabilitation

Education & Training

  • B.A.

    1983 - University of Chicago

  • M.D.

    1988 - Penn State University-Hershey Medical Center

  • Internship

    1989 - Medicine: York Hosp

  • Residency

    1992 - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation: Mayo Clinic

  • Fellowship

    1993 - Rehabilitation: A.I. Dupont Institute

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Pediataric Rehabilitation Medicine

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Research Contact Information

  • Department: 336-716-9520

  • Fax: 336-716-6585

Research Interests

  • Cerebral Palsy, Muscle Spasticity, Muscle Relaxants, Central, Baclofen, Hemiplegia

Recent Publications

  • Motor cortical functional geometry in cerebral palsy and its relationship to disability Kesar TM, Sawaki L, Burdette JH, Cabrera MN, Kolaski K, Smith BP, O'Shea TM, Koman LA, Wittenberg GF.. Clin Neurophysiol. 2012;123(7):1383-1390.
  • Interrater reliability and convergent validity of the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine methodology for conducting systematic reviews Wiart L, Kolaski K, Butler C, Vogtle L, Logan LR, Hickman R, Romeiser J, Samson-Fang L, Matsuba CA, Baird MW, Roxborough L, Mayson T, Dinu I.. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2012;54(7):606-611.
  • Surgical management of spasticity in the child with cerebral palsy Kolaski K, Frino J, Koman LA. In: Brashear A, Elovic E, eds. Spasticity: diagnosis and management. New York: Demos Medical Publishing;2011: 397-416.
  • Use of a remifentanyl/propofol mixture for painful procedures in children [abstract] Ajizian S, Cannon M, Edmunds S, Kolaski K, Nakagawa T, Ray G, Ross G, Tobin J, Mou S.. In: Abstracts of the 20th ESPNIC Medical & Nursing Annual Congress; 2009 June 14-17; Verona (Italy). 2009;():.
  • Safety profile of multilevel chemical denervation procedures using phenol or botulinum toxin or both in a pediatric population Kolaski K, Ajizian SJ, Passmore L, Pasutharnchat N, Koman LA, Smith BP.. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2008;87(7):556-566.
  • Botulinum neurotoxin as a therapeutic modality in orthopaedic surgery: more than twenty years of experience Seyler TM, Smith BP, Marker DR, Ma J, Shen J, Smith TL, Mont MA, Kolaski K, Koman LA.. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2008;90(Suppl 4):133-145.
  • A review of the complications of intrathecal baclofen in patients with cerebral palsy Kolaski K, Logan LR.. NeuroRehabilitation. 2007;22(5):383-395.
  • Use of intrathecal baclofen in a child with spastic paraparesis related to human immunodeficiency virus infection: a case report Kolaski K.. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2006;87(7):1001-1003.

All Publications

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Doctor Ratings

The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

CP concern for questions/worries
4.6
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.6
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.6
CP spoke using clear language
4.7
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.7
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.6
Patients' confidence in CP
4.7
Time CP spent with patient
4.5
Wait time at clinic
4.3



Patient Comments

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  • 7/7/2017

    Love Dr. Kat! We have doctors in Asheville, but we drive to Winston Salem just for her care!

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  • Find a Pediatric Specialist
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