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Christina Georgia Kokorelis, M.D.

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  • Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Languages: English, Greek


Concussion Rehabilitation, Dysautonomia, Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, Neurally Mediated Hypotension, Orthostatic Intolerance, Pediatric Rehabilitation, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Post-Concussive Disorder, Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) more

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Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station

Appointment Phone: 443-997-6754
10803 Falls Road
Pavilion III, Suite 2100
Lutherville, MD 21093 map

Kennedy Krieger Institute

Appointment Phone: 443-923-9400
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Baltimore, MD 21205 map


Christina Kokorelis, M.D., is a rehabilitation physician specializing in pediatric and adult postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS), orthostatic intolerance and musculoskeletal rehabilitation. She takes a comprehensive, team-based approach to patient care. Dr. Kokorelis also treats children with concussions and chronic pain disorders.

An assistant professor in the Johns Hopkins Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, where she completed her residency, Dr. Kokorelis followed the residency with a pediatric rehabilitation fellowship at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and the Kennedy Krieger Institute. 

During her residency, she served as chief resident and won the Johns Hopkins Healer Award twice, as well as the Frank L. Coulson Jr. Resident Award for Clinical Excellence. Her research interests include pediatric POTS, neurally mediated hypotension (NMH), spinal cord injuries and assistive technologies. more


  • Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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  • MD; University of Maryland School of Medicine (2013)


  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2017)


  • Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2019)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehab (Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine) (2019)
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehab (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation) (2018)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Kokorelis C, Slomine B, Rowe PC, Suskauer S. Screening for Orthostatic Intolerance in Symptomatic Children Presenting for Concussion Care. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2019 Oct 31.

Kokorelis, C., Gonzalez-Fernandez M., Morgan M., and Cristina Sadowsky (In Press). Effects of Drugs on Bone Metabolism in a Cohort of Individuals with Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury. Spinal Cord Series and Cases. January 2019.

Trovato, Melissa and Christina Kokorelis. Pediatric Rehabilitation- Osteoporosis/Osteopenia in Children. PM&R Knowledge Now, June 2018. 

Korth, Sarah and Christina Kokorelis. Pediatric Rehabilitation-Transition to Adulthood for Persons with Childhood Onset Disabilities. PM&R Knowledge Now. September, 2016.

Pidcock, Frank and Christina Kokorelis. Pediatric Rehabilitation- Myasthenic Syndromes. PM&R Knowledge Now. September, 2015.

Activities & Honors


  • Johns Hopkins Healer Award, 2017
  • Johns Hopkins Healer Award, 2016
  • Frank L. Coulson Jr. Resident Award for Clinical Excellence, 2017
  • NASPGHAN Medical Student Mentor Program Fellowship Winner, 2010
  • Senior Honors Thesis Nominated for Harvard College Hoopes Prize, 2009
  • Harvard College Research Award Recipient, 2008


  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2011


  • American College of Physicians, 2011


  • American Academy of Pediatrics, 2011


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