Dr. Melanie C. Irwin, Pediatric Physical Medicine & Rehab

Dr. Irwin is on staff at CHOC Children’s Hospital in Orange.

Locations

CHOC Children’s Specialists
1010 W La Veta Ave 710
Orange, CA 92868
phone: 714-509-7070
fax: 714-509-7074

Education

  • Medical School
    Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
  • Pediatric Internship
    Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Richmond, VA
  • Pediatric Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Fellowship
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

Services Offered

  • Spasticity treatment (oral medications, botulinum toxin injections, balcofen pump)
  • Therapy Consultation
  • Orthotics
  • Transition to home care
  • Inpatient and outpatient rehab recommendations
  • Equipment needs (wheelchairs, walkers, gait trainers)
  • Coordination of care

Commonly Treated Conditions

  • Cerebral palsy
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Stroke
  • Developmental delay
  • Difficulty walking
  • Amputees

Lectures and Presentations

  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Growth and Development
  • Juvenile RA, Stills dz.
  • Pediatric Spinal Cord Injury
  • Transverse Myelitis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury in Children

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

  • Melanie C Irwin MD
    • Office: 714-509-7070
    • Specialty: Physical Medicine & Rehab
    • Board Certified: Pediatrics, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine
    • On Staff at: CHOC Children's Hospital