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Judy Gooch

Judith L. Gooch, MD

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Languages Spoken:
  • English

Judith L. Gooch, M.D., is a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist at Shriners Children's Salt Lake City. She received her medical degree from the University of Michigan, where she also did her physical medicine and rehabilitation residency.

Dr. Gooch specializes in the management of motor disabilities in children and follows up with them into adulthood. She understands the lifelong needs of children with motor disabilities. She is internationally known for spasticity management and management of motor disabilities, having given lectures nationally and internationally, and written many articles.

The foundation of her practice is helping patients find ways to use brain plasticity to improve their function. Dr. Gooch finds it a profound privilege to be working in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation, helping people move, talk, think, function and live life.

Pediatric Care


  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

More About Me

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - General
  • American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation,
Education and Training

Medical Education
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

Academic Positions and Locations

University of Utah Department of Physical Medicine and Rehab
Clinical Professor

Leadership and Memberships
  • Certified, American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • Certified, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Sub: Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine)
  • Certified, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Founder and President, Utah Neuro Rehabilitation
Editorial Positions
  • Reviewer, Medical Review Institute of America
  • Reviewer, Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation: An Interdisciplinary Approach


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