Amy Kolarova, D.O., is a staff physiatrist and lead physician of the telemedicine program at Shepherd Center. Dr. Kolarova also manages neurorehabilitation consultation services for the Stroke Center of Excellence at the Piedmont Hospital Marcus Heart and Vascular Center.
Dr. Kolarova obtained her medical degree at the Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine. From there, she did her post-graduate training in physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) beginning in the U.S. Army at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. She completed both her training in PM&R, as well as a brain injury medicine fellowship, at MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital in Washington, D.C.
Since completing her fellowship, Dr. Kolarova has held several positions in the brain injury medicine field. She worked as a practicing physician at Providence Alaska Medical Center, where she was also involved with program development, establishing a multi-disciplinary outpatient brain injury clinic. Dr. Kolarova also assisted in developing a brain injury network throughout Alaska, providing educational programs to clinicians, community members, brain injury survivors and their families.
Dr. Kolarova is board certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Watch an interview with Dr. Kolarova: