Sherilyn W. Driscoll, M.D.

  1. Pediatric Physiatrist

Sherilyn Whateley Driscoll, M.D., is a pediatric physiatrist and an Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Her clinical focus includes:

  • Expertise in management of disabling congenital or acquired conditions of childhood in both hospital and outpatient settings
  • Complex interdisciplinary coordination of care for children and adolescents
  • Providing care in Mayo Clinic's Children's Center multispecialty clinics such as Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida, and Neuromuscular Disorder Clinics
  • Promoting understanding of disease and empowering children/adolescents and their families to become partners in managing their health to maximize developmental outcomes and quality of life

Dr. Driscoll directs Mayo Clinic Children's Center Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Division. In addition to her clinical activities, Dr. Driscoll is active in education and research, providing mentorship to residents and fellows. She serves as Program Director for the Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Fellowship at Mayo Clinic. At the national level, she is a Board Director for the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and chairs the Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine and Continuing Certification committees.

  1. Acquired brain disorder
  2. Angelman syndrome
  3. Arthritis
  4. Autoimmune neurological disorder
  5. Back pain
  6. Brachial plexus injury
  7. Cancer
  8. Cerebral palsy
  9. Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease
  10. Concussion
  11. Contracture
  12. Dystonia
  13. Flatfeet
  14. Foot drop
  15. Functional limitation
  16. Functional neurologic disorder
  17. Gait disturbance
  18. Gait unsteadiness
  19. Hemiparesis
  20. Inflammatory arthritis
  21. In-toeing
  22. Joint hypermobility
  23. Juvenile arthritis
  24. Muscle weakness
  25. Muscular dystrophy
  26. Neurodevelopmental disorder
  27. Neurogenic bowel dysfunction
  28. Neurologic muscle weakness
  29. Neuromuscular disorder
  30. Neuropathy
  31. Paraparesis
  32. Pediatric brain tumor
  33. Pediatric trauma
  34. Plagiocephaly
  35. Positional plagiocephaly
  36. Sacral agenesis
  37. Spasticity
  38. Spina bifida
  39. Spinal cord injury
  40. Spinal muscular atrophy
  41. Torticollis
  42. Traumatic brain injury
  1. Botox injection
  2. Brain rehabilitation
  3. Cancer rehabilitation
  4. Inpatient rehabilitation
  5. Neurological rehabilitation
  6. Outpatient clinical consultation
  7. Spasticity therapy
  8. Spinal cord rehabilitation
  1. 1994
    Resident - Physical Medicine and RehabilitationMayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  2. 1991
    Internship - Internal MedicineUniversity of New Mexico
  3. 1990
    MDUniversity of New Mexico
  4. 1985
    BA - BiologyPomona College

Certifications

  1. 2003
    Pediatric Rehabilitation MedicineAmerican Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  2. 1996
    Physical Medicine & RehabilitationAmerican Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Awards and honors

  1. 2018
    Senior FellowMayo Clinic Academy of Educational Excellence
  2. 2017
    2017 Excellence in Clinical Care Award Department of Physical Medicine and RehabilitationMayo Clinic
  3. 2014
    Minnesota Monthly's Top Doctors, PM&RMinnesota Monthly Magazine
  4. 2014
    iBeat PainCoDE Center for Innovation
  5. 2013
    Top 5 most downloaded articles 2013 American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  6. 2008
    Individual Award for ExcellenceMayo Clinic
  7. 2007
    Teacher of the Year Award, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation-Mayo Fellows AssociationMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  8. 1999
    Excellence in TeachingMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  9. 1993
    Chief ResidentMayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration

Professional memberships

  1. 2022 - present
    Board ChairAmerican Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  2. 2022 - present
    Committee MemberMayo Clinic Press Children's Publishing Advisory Board
  3. 2021 - present
    ChairDepartment of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Professional Development Committee
  4. 2021 - present
    Metrics Work Group MemberAmerican Board of Medical Specialties
  5. 2021 - present
    ChairPMR Professional Development Committee, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  6. 2021 - present
    MemberMayo Children's Center-Mayo 16 Consultant Space Workgroup
  7. 2021
    Task Force ChairDepartment of PM&R Facuty Development Task Force
  8. 2020 - 2022
    Executive Committee SecretaryAmerican Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  9. 2020 - present
    3C Committee MemberAmerican Board of Medical Specialties
  10. 2020 - present
    BAAR Committee MemberAmerican Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  11. 2019 - 2022
    ChairAmerican Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Continuing Certification Committee
  12. 2018 - 2022
    ChairPediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Committee, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  13. 2016 - 2019
    Vice-ChairAmerican Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: Maintenance of Certification Committee
  14. 2015 - 2022
    MemberAmerican Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: Part II Exam Committee
  15. 2015 - 2016
    MemberTrauma Center Committee, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  16. 2015 - present
    MemberPM&R and PRM Clinical Competency Committees, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  17. 2015 - present
    Practice Improvement Project Reviewer for Part 4 MOCAmerican Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  18. 2014 - 2021
    ChairVisibility Committee, Mayo Clinic Children's Center
  19. 2014 - 2021
    MemberAmerican Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: Communications Committee
  20. 2014 - 2018
    MemberAmerican Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: Audit Committee
  21. 2014 - 2015
    MemberAmerican Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: Part I Exam Committee
  22. 2014 - present
    MemberRehabilitation Oversight Group, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  23. 2013 - 2020
    LiaisonAskMayoExpert
  24. 2013 - 2022
    MemberChildren's Center Practice Operations Committee, Mayo Clinic Children's Center
  25. 2013 - 2022
    MemberAmerican Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: Maintenance of Certification Committee
  26. 2013 - 2022
    MemberAmerican Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: Research Committee
  27. 2013 - 2022
    MemberAmerican Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: Governance Committee
  28. 2013 - 2022
    MemberPediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Committee, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  29. 2013 - 2016
    MemberMayoExpert Leadership Group
  30. 2013 - present
    Board DirectorAmerican Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  31. 2012 - 2016
    MemberSouthern Minnesota Regional Trauma Advisory Committee
  32. 2012 - 2014
    ChairKnowledge Management and Delivery Committee, Mayo Clinic Children's Center
  33. 2012 - 2014
    Co-ChairPediatric Feeding Program Developmental Committee
  34. 2012 - 2013
    Vignette Author: Part II Oral Board ExaminationAmerican Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  35. 2011 - 2021
    MemberExecutive Operations Committee, Mayo Clinic Children's Center
  36. 2011 - 2014
    Co-ChairPediatric Aerodigestive Program Development Committee
  37. 2011 - 2012
    ChairEducation Committee, Mayo Clinic Children's Center
  38. 2011 - 2012
    MemberNICU Clinic work group
  39. 2009 - 2013
    MemberSarah Jane Brain Foundation National Advisory Board
  40. 2008 - present
    MemberPRM Fellowship Directors Member Council
  41. 2008 - 2022
    ProctorAmerican Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  42. 2007 - 2009
    MemberRochester Career and Leadership Development Council, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  43. 2007 - 2018
    Lead/ChairPediatric Brain Injury work group
  44. 2007 - 2013
    Site SurveyorCARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) Surveyor
  45. 2007 - 2010
    MemberChild and Adolescent Committee, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester
  46. 2007 - 2010
    MemberAmerican Academy of Pediatrics
  47. 2007 - 2008
    ChairPediatric Seating Task Force, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  48. 2006 - 2022
    ChairPediatric Subspecialty, CARF Preparation Committtee, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  49. 2006 - 2020
    MemberAdolescent autonomic dysfunction work group, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
  50. 2006 - 2012
    MemberRemodeling Committee, 3 Mary Brigh Rehabilitation Unit, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  51. 2005 - 2010
    MemberPM&R Clinical Practice Committee, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  52. 2005 - present
    MemberCARF Preparation Committtee, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  53. 2004 - 2008
    Oral Board ExaminerAmerican Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  54. 2004 - 2005
    MemberMayo Clinic Pediatric Council, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  55. 2003 - 2022
    DirectorPediatric Rehabilitation Practice Committee, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  56. 2003 - 2010
    MemberE-10 Practice Committee, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  57. 2003 - present
    MemberSearch committees for pediatric neurologist, developmental pediatricians, pediatric psychologist, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
  58. 2003 - present
    Committee MemberPediatric Rehabilitation Practice Committee, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  59. 2002 - 2005
    MemberExecutive Committee, PM&R Clinical Practice Committee, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  60. 2000 - 2012
    Item Writer: Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Subspecialty ExaminationAmerican Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  61. 2000 - 2010
    MemberMinnesota Women's Medical Association
  62. 2000 - 2007
    ChairResident Selection Committee, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  63. 2000 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine
  64. 1999 - 2012
    MemberResident Selection Committee, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  65. 1999 - 2010
    MemberLearning Disorder Assessment Program, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
  66. 1999 - 2003
    MemberWomen's Advisory Council, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  67. 1999 - 2001
    MemberArthritis Rehabilitation Committee, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  68. 1999 - 2001
    MemberTherapy Orders Task Force, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  69. 1999 - present
    MemberResidency Education Committee, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  70. 1996 - 2001
    Item writer: Recertification ExaminationAmerican Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  71. 1995 - 1997
    MemberInterdisciplinary Pain Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  72. 1994 - 1997
    Rheumatology Fellow Rotation CoordinatorArthritis Rehabilitation Committee, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  73. 1994 - 1997
    MemberArthritis Rehabilitation Committee, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  74. 1994 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  75. 1994 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  76. 1994 - present
    MemberPediatric Special Interest Group, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  77. 1992 - 1993
    MemberResident Physician Council, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  78. 1992 - 1993
    Chair, Residency Review CommitteeResident Physician Council, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  79. 1985 - present
    MemberPhi Beta Kappa Honor Society

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