Irina Fedulow, PT, DPT, NCS

Physical Therapist

Phone: (415) 353-7598
Email: irina.fedulow@ucsf.edu
Mailing: UCSF, Box 0625, San Francisco, CA 94143


EDUCATION

  • BA, Kinesiology, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 2009
  • DPT, Physical Therapy, University of New England, Portland, ME 2015
  • Neurologic Kaiser Residency, Redwood City, CA 2016

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS


BIOGRAPHY

Prior to Dr. Fedulow's matriculation into a physical therapy program, she was a research assistant at the UCSF Health and Wellness Clinic at Mission Bay focusing on the effects of aerobic exercise for patients with Parkinson’s Disease and the integration of exoskeletons for patients post-stroke. After taking the physical therapy boards, she completed the Kaiser Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency where she assisted with teaching, treated patients both within the inpatient and outpatient setting and presented at a national conference. She began working as a physical therapist at UCSF in 2017.


CLINICAL EXPERTISE

Dr. Fedulow specializes in seeing patients with various neurologic presentations at the Mount Zion Outpatient Faculty Practice.


CLINICAL & RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • The effects of hippotherapy for patients with various neurologic presentations
  • Implementing evidence based practice for the rehabilitation of individuals with various neurologic presentations including Parkinson’s Disease, Guillain Barre Syndrome, spinal cord injuries and Cerebral Palsy

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

  • Byl N, Abrams GM, Pitsch E, Fedulow I, Kim H, Simkins M, Nagarajan S, Rosen J. “Chronic Stroke Survivors Achieve Comparable Outcomes following Virtual Task Specific Repetitive Training Guided by a Wearable Robotic Orthosis (UL-EXO7) and Actual Task Specific Repetitive Training Guided by a Physical Therapist.” Journal of Hand Therapy (2013): 343-52
  • Kim H, Miller LM, Fedulow I, Simkins M, Abrams GM, Byl N, Rosen J. “Kinematic Data Analysis for Post-Stroke Patients Following Bilateral Versus Unilateral Rehabilitation With an Upper Limb Wearable Robotic System.” Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, IEEE Transactions (2013): 153-64
  • Simkins M, Fedulow I, Kim H, Abrams GM, Byl N, Rosen J. “Robotic Rehabilitation Game Design for Chronic Stroke.” Games for Health Journal: Research, Development and Clinical Applications (2012): 422-430