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Carolinas HealthCare System
Tobias Tsai, MD

Tobias Tsai, MD

Medical Director, Pediatric Rehabilitation
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Clinical Assistant Professor
Carolinas HealthCare System
Prior Positions and Experience

Clinical Assistant Professor of PM&R, Carolinas HealthCare System

Medical Director, Pediatric Rehabilitation, Carolinas Rehabilitation

Fellow in Pediatric Rehabilitation, Johns Hopkins University, Kennedy Krieger Institute

Resident in Pediatrics/Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Intern in Pediatrics, University of Rochester


MD: 2005, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
AB: 2000, Harvard College, Cambridge, MA

Research Interests

Dr. Tsai has clinical and research experience in pediatric rehabilitation. His clinical, research and scholarship endeavors are focused on pediatric rehabilitation, traumatic brain injury, and spasticity. Dr. Tsai has presented nationally and internationally on pediatric rehabilitation, spasticity, and myelomeningocele.

Recent Publications

Stempien L, Tsai T. Intrathecal baclofen pump use for spasticity: a clinical survey. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2000 Nov-Dec;79(6):536-41. PMID: 11083304

b, Bookstein FL, Levey E, Kinsman SL. Chiari-II malformation: a biometric analysis. Eur J Pediatr Surg. 2002;12 Suppl 1:S12-8. PMID: 12541208 

Tsai TJ, Michaud LM. Visual Vignette: Split Cord Malformation. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2013;92(9):839. Doi:10.1097/PHM.0b013e3182328440  PMID: 23965632