Dr. Karrat




Assistant Professor in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation; Associate Residency Program Director


Medical School: Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2008

Residency: Northwestern University, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, 2012


American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


  • women’s health rehabilitation
  • pregnancy-related pain and musculoskeletal disorders
  • musculoskeletal rehabilitation
  • neurological rehabilitation, including MS, adult CP and spina bifida
  • general rehabilitation

Recent Honors

RIC Kovler Family Resident, June 2011

Professional Affiliations

American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Association of Academic Physiatrists
American Osteopathic College of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
American Osteopathic Association

Current Research

Towards Transition and Self-Management: Assessing the Needs of Individuals with Cerebral Palsy in North Carolina
Funding Agency: Foundation for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (FPMR)
Role: Principal Investigator

Foundation for PM&R
Gabriella E. Molnar-Swafford Pediatric Transitional Care Research Grant
Role: Principal Investigator

Research interests include pelvic floor dysfunction, pelvic pain, lymphedema, pregnancy-related pain disorders and comprehensive care for women with disabilities.