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Rimma Ruvinskaya, MD

Associate Professor, Neurology
Division of Rehabilitation
Director, Spinal Cord Injury Fellowship

Specialty Areas

Neurological Rehabilitation
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Spinal Cord Injury
Stroke Rehabilitation
Spasticity Management
Pediatric Rehabilitation

Board Certifications

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

St. Louis Children's Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis

Areas of Clinical Interest

General rehabilitation, neurorehabilitation, spinal cord injury rehabilitation, electrodiagnosis, pediatric rehabilitation, stroke management, stroke rehabilitation, acute ischemic stroke, brain injury rehabilitation, cognitive impairment, concussion.

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Neuroscience Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: C
Floor: 6
Office Phone: 314-362-4503
Fax: 314-362-4566

Education

Education

Residency: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri 2001
Internship: Pediatrics, Gatchin Central Regional Hospital, Leningrad, USSR 1986
Medical Degree: Leningrad Institute of Pediatric Medicine, Leningrad (St. Petersburg), USSR 1985

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Using nerve transfer to restore prehension and grasp 12 years following spinal cord injury: a case report.
Fox IK, Novak CB, Kahn LC, Mackinnon SE, Ruvinskaya R, Juknis N
Spinal Cord Ser Cases. 2018; 437. doi: 10.1038/s41394-018-0067-6.

PMID:
    29736263
    [PubMed]
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The Use of Nerve Transfers to Restore Upper Extremity Function in Cervical Spinal Cord Injury.
Fox IK, Novak CB, Krauss EM, Hoben GM, Zaidman CM, Ruvinskaya R, Juknis N, Winter AC, Mackinnon SE
PM R. 2018 Mar 15; pii: S1934-1482(18)30132-1. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2018.03.013.

PMID:
    29551672
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Poster 181 Botox Application for Recurrent Wrist Pain.
Kharod R, Grover P, Ruvinskaya R
PM R. 2016 Sep; 8(9S)S220-S221. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2016.07.221.

PMID:
    27672944
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Poster 70 Bladder Herniation Masked by Colonic Ileus: A Case Report.
Choi JY, Ruvinskaya R
PM R. 2016 Sep; 8(9S)S184. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2016.07.113.

PMID:
    27672837
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Nerve Transfers to Restore Upper Extremity Function in Cervical Spinal Cord Injury: Update and Preliminary Outcomes.
Fox IK, Davidge KM, Novak CB, Hoben G, Kahn LC, Juknis N, Ruvinskaya R, Mackinnon SE
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Oct; 136(4)780-92. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000001641.

PMID:
    26397252
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Use of peripheral nerve transfers in tetraplegia: evaluation of feasibility and morbidity.
Fox IK, Davidge KM, Novak CB, Hoben G, Kahn LC, Juknis N, Ruvinskaya R, Mackinnon SE
Hand (N Y). 2015 Mar; 10(1)60-7. doi: 10.1007/s11552-014-9677-z.

PMID:
    25767422
    [PubMed]
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