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PhysiciansChloe Slocum, MD,MPH
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Chloe Slocum, MD,MPH

Staff Physician
Staff Physician

Where I Provide Care

Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital

300 First Avenue, Department of PM&R, Charlestown MA 02129
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Spaulding Hospital Cambridge

1575 Cambridge Street, Cambridge MA 02138
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Spaulding Outpatient Center Wellesley

65 Walnut Street, Suite 250, Wellesley MA 02481
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Dr. Slocum completed her Spinal Cord Injury Medicine fellowship training at Harvard Medical School Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, and VA Boston Healthcare System. Clinically, she specializes in neurological rehabilitation and management of complications that arise from spinal cord injury and neurological disorders. She is especially interested in urological health and health promotion for people with spinal cord injury and neurological conditions. Dr. Slocum received her Master in Public Health degree from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health with the Commonwealth Fund Mongan Fellowship in Minority Health Policy at Harvard Medical School, where she focused on health policy and health equity for people with disabilities. 
Certified Specialities
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Spinal Cord Injury Medicine (Archived)
Clinical & Research Interests
Neurological rehabilitation, spinal cord injury medicine, spasticity management including medication, injections, and intrathecal pump refills and management, urologic health for men and women with spinal cord injury and neurological disorders, health promotion for people with disabilities.
American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehab

Education & Training

Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital***
St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital
Medical Education
Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital***



1: Bajorek AJ, Slocum C, Goldstein R, Mix J, Niewczyk P, Ryan CM, Hendricks CT, Zafonte R, Schneider JC. Impact of Cognition on Burn Inpatient Rehabilitation Outcomes. PM R. 2016 Jul 9. pii: S1934-1482(16)30252-0. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2016.06.023. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27404335.

2: Slocum C, Gerrard P, Black-Schaffer R, Goldstein R, Singhal A, DiVita MA, Ryan CM, Mix J, Purohit M, Niewczyk P, Kazis L, Zafonte R, Schneider JC. Functional Status Predicts Acute Care Readmissions from Inpatient Rehabilitation in the Stroke Population. PLoS One. 2015 Nov 23;10(11):e0142180. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0142180. eCollection 2015. PubMed PMID: 26599009; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4657881.

3: Gerrard P, Goldstein R, DiVita MA, Slocum C, Ryan CM, Mix J, Niewczyk P, Kazis L, Zafonte R, Schneider JC. Functional status and readmissions in unilateral hip fractures. Am J Manag Care. 2015 Apr 1;21(4):e282-7. PubMed PMID: 26244792.

4: Slocum CS, Goldstein R, DiVita MA, Mix J, Niewczyk P, Gerrard P, Sheridan R, Kowalske KJ, Zafonte R, Ryan CM, Schneider JC. Assessing the ability of comorbidity indexes to capture comorbid disease in the inpatient rehabilitation burn injury population. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2015 May;94(5):373-84. doi:10.1097/PHM.0000000000000180. PubMed PMID: 25171665.

5: Purohit M, Goldstein R, Nadler D, Mathews K, Slocum C, Gerrard P, DiVita MA, Ryan CM, Zafonte R, Kowalske K, Schneider JC. Cognition in patients with burn injury in the inpatient rehabilitation population. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2014 Jul;95(7):1342-9. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2014.01.029. Epub 2014 Feb 28. PubMed PMID:24582616.

6: Slocum C, Blauwet CA, Allen JB. Sports Medicine Considerations for the Paralympic Athlete. Curr Phys Med Rehabil Rep. 2015; 3(1): 25-35. 

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