Pediatric Fellowship Faculty

Pediatric Rehab FacultyOur faculty is dedicated to teaching and mentorship of our fellows.  We have one of the largest PRM faculty groups in the nation.  Our clinical faculty are board certified in Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine and many in Pediatrics and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  Additionally, our department includes full time PhD researcher and two advanced practice providers.  Each faculty member brings diverse clinical, academic and research interests but all contribute to educating our PRM fellows.


Program Director
Amy Kanallakan, MD

C​hief, Department of Pediatric Rehabilitation
Vice-Chair Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Susan Apkon, MD

Mike Dichiaro, MD
Cristina Sarmiento, MD 
Kilby Mann, MD
Matthew Mayer, MD
Joyce Oleszek, MD
Wendy Pierce, MD
Aaron Powell, MD
Anne Stratton, MD
Pamela Wilson, MD

Advanced Practice Providers:
Alison Ballard, NP, PNP, RN
Kim Sawyer, PNP

Additional department faculty include the pediatric rehabilitation neuropsychologists and rehabilitation psychologists as well as the core University of Colorado PM&R adult rehabilitation and sports/spine faculty.​​​​

Top Docs and Awards Information

5280 Top Doctors 2021Our faculty is dedicated to teaching and mentorship of our fellows. We have one of the largest PRM faculty groups in the nation. Our clinical faculty are board certified in Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine and many in Pediatrics and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Our faculty are recognized consistently asTop Docs” in 5280 Magazineand receive Patient and Family Service awards for excellence in care.  Each faculty member brings diverse clinical, academic and research interests but all contribute to educating our PRM fellows.