Rosalind Batley MD
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
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Rosalind J. Batley, MD, FAAP, FAAPM&R, is an associate professor of clinical pediatrics and physical medicine and rehabilitation. She helped develop the Inpatient Pediatric Rehabilitation Unit at Nationwide Children’s Hospital where she has been a pediatric physiatrist for almost 30 years. She was the section chief of Nationwide Children’s Section of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation for 19 years when the section grew from one individual to three full-time and one part-time pediatric physiatrists.
Dr. Batley has also been part of Ohio State’s Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation for 30 years. She has consulted at the Heinzerling Memorial Foundation, a residential facility for severely/profoundly cognitively impairments adults and children with physical disabilities, for more than 20 years.
Dr. Batley earned her medical degree at Ohio State’s College of Medicine and did a combined residency in pediatrics and physical medicine at Ohio State. She is a diplomat of the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine and the Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine subspecialty board.
Dr. Batley has a specific interest in wheelchair and seating as well as orthotics and prosthetics. She started the Seating Clinic at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and is presently on the State Board of Prosthetics, Orthotics and Pedorthics for the State of Ohio. She also serves on three committees for the Bureau for Children With Medical Handicaps within the Ohio Department of Health. She has been on the Myelomeningocele Team at Nationwide Children's Hospital since 1984.