Paola Mendoza is an Assistant Professor the UAB Department of Pediatrics at Children's of Alabama and the UAB Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R). Dr. Mendoza started with the Division on July 15, 2013.
Dr. Mendoza completed Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) residency training at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina where she served as academic chief resident. She obtained her fellowship training in pediatric rehabilitation at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.
Dr. Mendoza is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the Association of Academic Physiatrists, the Philippine Medical Association and the University of the East Medical Alumni Association.
Dr. Mendoza’s clinical interests include cerebral palsy, spasticity management and brachial plexus injuries. Her primary research interests include medical student education, neuroplasticity in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy, birth brachial plexus injuries and pediatric traumatic brain injury.