Physiatrist; Chair, Department of Physical Medicine

Dykstra, Dennis D, MD, PhD

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  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Board Certifications

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Pediatrics; Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Clinical Interests

  • Standard and novel uses of botulinum neurotoxins (Botox and Myobloc) with an emphasis on treatment of movement disorders, including, focal, segmental and generalized dystonias and spasticity due to stroke, traumatic brain injury, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis and spinal cord injury
  • Treatment of painful conditions utilizing botulinum neurotoxins
  • Utilization of intrathecal Baclofen therapy for rehabilitation management for people with spasticity and dystonia

Medical School

University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH


Cincinnati General Hospital, Cincinnati, OH (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation)


Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX (Pediatrics; Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation)


  • Mpls.St. Paul Magazine "Top Doctors" (2012, 2014-2015)


Central Scheduling: 612.672.7422

Provider Referrals: 612.672.7000

Administrative Offices: 612.884.0600

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