Research Faculty

Susan Apkon

Susan Apkon MD

PROFESSOR Chief of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine at Children's Hospital Colorado Vice Chair of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Visiting Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (SOM)

Dr. Susan Apkon is the Fischahs Chair in Pediatric Rehabilitation at Children’s Hospital Colorado and Visiting Professor and Vice-Chair of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at University of Colorado School of Medicine. She leads a nationally recognized pediatric rehabilitation program that provides innovate and evidenced based care to children and adolescents with changes in function related to injury, illness, or congenital conditions. Dr. Apkon’s clinical focus is on the care of children with neuromuscular conditions and is the Co-Director of the Neuromuscular Clinic at Children’s Hospital Colorado.  Dr. Apkon’s research interests are focused on providing novel treatments to children with neuromuscular conditions and has been involved over the last 15 years in clinical trials, some of which have led to FDA approved drugs that are changing the course of pediatric neuromuscular diseases.