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John Fox, DO, Joins Gillette Children’s Rehabilitation Medicine Team

February 21, 2024

ST. PAUL, Minn. (2/20/24) John Fox, DO, has joined Gillette Children’s as a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician. He specializes in treating conditions such as cerebral palsy, spina bifida, Rett syndrome, brain injury and more. 

Fox received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine before completing his residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Rusk Rehabilitation, New York University. After finishing his fellowship in pediatric rehabilitation medicine at the University of Minnesota and Gillette Children’s, Fox is excited to be back at Gillette seeing patients at locations in St. Paul, Maple Grove and Burnsville.  

"I enjoy Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation because it allows me to work with a collaborative team to focus on improving function and quality of life for our patients,” Fox says. “My training and experience in both pediatric and adult rehabilitation medicine care provides me with a unique perspective to aid in the transition of patients with childhood onset disability into adulthood. My aim is to provide holistic patient-centered care and education to help patients meet their rehabilitation goals.” 

Fox is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation, and pediatric rehabilitation medicine by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 

Gillette Children’s has the highest concentration of pediatric rehabilitation medicine specialists in the nation. It isone of three pediatric specialty programs in Minnesota accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) to meet the needs of young children and adolescents seeking acute inpatient rehabilitation. Gillette is one of eight U.S. pediatric inpatient rehabilitation facilities to have CARF accreditation for both its pediatric specialty and pediatric brain injury programs.     

With both pediatric and adult-focused providers, Gillette supports families in making the transition to adult-focused health care—older teens and adults can benefit from Gillette Adult Services

Learn more about Gillette Children’s rehabilitation medicine team.