Associate Professor (Clinical) of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Department of Pediatrics
Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
University of Utah School of Medicine

Medical Director, Rehabilitation Service Line
Medical Director, Pediatric Inpatient Rehabilitation
Primary Children's Hospital

81 N Mario Capecchi Drive
5th floor, Rehabilitation Service
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
contact address


Dr. Michael Green is an associate professor (Clinical) of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Department of Pediatrics, with adjunct in PM&R), School of Medicine, University of Utah. At the University of Utah adult PM&R clinic he manages the rehabilitation needs of adults with childhood onset disabilities. This clinic specializes in the transition from pediatric care to adult rehabilitation systems. Dr. Green is also an attending physician at Primary Children’s Hospital where he manages an inpatient and outpatient pediatric rehabilitation service. He cares for children with cerebral palsy, acquired brain injuries, neuromuscular disorders, spinal cord injuries, peripheral nerve injuries and torticollis. Dr. Green performs electrophysiology for selective dorsal rhizotomy including spasticity management and offering treatment with oral medications, intramuscular injections of Botox and phenol, as well as intrathecal baclofen pump management.

Dr. Green is Board Certified in the American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation; Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Subspecialty Boarding; and Brain Injury Medicine Subspecialty Boarding. Dr. Green is also currently a member of the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine and is an active member of the life span subcommittee. He is also a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and is the Vice Chair of Communications for the Pediatric/Developmental Committee and the Council Executive Committee.

No conflicts of interest (07/08/2022).

Selected Bibliography:

Ryan S, Dudley N, Green M, Pruitt C, Jackman G.
Altered Mental Status at High Altitude.
Pediatrics. 2018;142(2). PubMed abstract

Green MM, Wicclair MR, Wocial LD, Kondrat A, Mukherjee D.
Moral Distress in Rehabilitation.
PM R. 2017;9(7):720-726. PubMed abstract

Green M, Carter B, Lasky A.
Difficult Discharge in Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Causing Moral Distress.
J Soc Work Disabil Rehabil. 2016;15(1):42-51. PubMed abstract

Nelson GR, Bonkowsky JL, Doll E, Green M, Hedlund GL, Moore KR, Bale JF Jr.
Recognition and Management of Acute Flaccid Myelitis in Children.
Pediatr Neurol. 2016;55:17-21. PubMed abstract

Green M, Berliner J, Frontera J.
Pediatric idiopathic transverse myelitis presenting as an anterior cord syndrome: a case report.
J Pediatr Rehabil Med. 2012;5(1):1-6. PubMed abstract