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Michelle Potts, MD


spasticity management and concussion


Dr. Potts is a physician in the physical medicine and rehabilitation department. 

education and training

  • medical school: Wright State University
  • residency: The Ohio State University
  • fellowship: Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Nationwide Children's Hospital
  • board certification: Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

publications and presentations

  • Araujo GC, Antonini TN, Monahan K, Gelfius C, Klamar K, Potts M, Yeates KO, Bodin D. The relationship of suboptimal effort and post-concussion symptoms in children and adolescents with mild traumatic brain injury. Clin Neuropsychol. 2014 Mar 20.
  • Potts MA, Stewart EW, Griesser MJ, Harris JD, Gelfius CD, Klamar K. Exceptional neurological recovery in a teenage football player after second impact syndrome with a thin subdural hematoma. PM&R. 2012 Jul;4(7):530-2
  • Mortimer D, Potts MA, Gelfius CD Deleterious Cognitive and Motoric Effects of Haloperidol in a Teenager with Cerebral Palsy: A Case Report. PM&R. 2013 Dec;5(12):1077-80

awards, honors and organizations

  • Member, Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP) and American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AACPDM)

get to know me

I chose my specialty because...

I enjoy helping kids overcome physical challenges in order to live their lives to the fullest.

I chose to work at Dayton Children's because...

I got a warm fuzzy feeling when I visited and knew I wanted to be part of an organization committed to providing the best possible care for the children of Dayton.

Dayton Children's is special because...

everyone works hard to provide the best care for the kids. They love their jobs and know they are making a difference every day.

ratings and reviews
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Dayton Survey

Make the main campus have as much room as the south campus. Main is so much closer to me, but there is more equipment available to use at the south campus.

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Dayton Survey

Dr. Potts is a great provider. She's always given my daughter excellent care, she listens to both the parent and our daughter as a patient, and includes our daughter in her care which is amazing. So we love the clinic and all the staff that work in her office, especially nurse Casey.

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Dayton Survey

She was very nice but seemed in a hurry and really acted like she didn’t care what I had to say about my child or the concerns I had

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Dayton Survey

Everyone was nice and respectful.

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