New Horizons Virtual Town Hall 9 - Do You Have Movements That Are Difficult To Control? Maybe It's Dyskinesia.


Susan Biffl, MD

Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Physician, Rady Children's Hospital

Dr. Susan Biffl is a rehabilitation medicine specialist at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and an assistant professor at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Dr. Biffl was a pediatric physical therapist for ten years before deciding to attend medical school at University of Colorado School of Medicine. She went on to complete a combined pediatrics and physical medicine and rehabilitation medicine residency and fellowship at the same institution. She was an attending physician at Children's Hospital of Colorado and Denver Health and Hospitals for six years before moving to Hawai’i where she developed a practice before relocating to San Diego.

Dr. Biffl is board certified in pediatrics, physical medicine and rehabilitation, pediatric physical medicine and rehabilitation and brain injury medicine. She is a committee member of the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine and American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She enjoys providing care to children with all types of rehabilitation needs in in and outpatient settings with an emphasis on cerebral palsy and spasticity management, brain injury including complex concussion, spinal cord injury and spinal defects and neuro-oncology rehab care.

Mark Gormley, MD

Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Physician, Gillette Children's

Mark E. Gormley, Jr., M.D., is a pediatric rehabilitation medicine physician at Gillette Children's. He treats children and adolescents who have cerebral palsy, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, neuromuscular disorders, and other conditions, with a special interest in spasticity management.

He joined Gillette in 1993. Dr. Gormley received his medical degree at the University of Louisville School of Medicine in Louisville, Ky. He completed his residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Tufts Affiliated Hospitals in Boston, and completed a fellowship in pediatric rehabilitation medicine and traumatic brain injury at the University of Michigan Medical Center.

Dr. Gormley is board-certified in pediatric physical medicine and rehabilitation. His professional memberships include the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the Association of Academic Physiatrists and the Association of Children's Prosthetic-Orthotic Clinics.

We're really looking at achieving goals that are important to families, and making sure that their care, comfort and function is as good as it can be.

Dr. Mark Gormley