Joshua A Vova, MD

Pediatric Physiatrist


Primary Specialty

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Other Specialty

Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Phys Med & Rehab Brain Injury

Leadership Titles

Division Chief, Physiatry


Board Certification
Am Bd Phys Med & Rehab (Sub: Brain Injury Medicine), Am Bd Phys Med & Rehab (Sub: Pediatric Rehabilitation), Am Bd Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, American Board of Pediatrics
Medical School:
University of South Florida College of Medicine
University of South Florida College of Medicine
Jacobi Medical Center
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
Childrens Hospital


Pubmed Profile



Dr. Vova joined the staff at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta in 2008, and currently serves as the Division Chief of Physiatry. He is board certified in pediatrics, physical medicine and rehabilitation, pediatric rehabilitation medicine and brain injury medicine. Dr. Vova’s main clinical focus is caring for children with disabling conditions and striving to improve their function and quality of life. He is actively involved in the cerebral palsy, spasticity, brain tumor and spina bifida multidisciplinary clinics.

Dr. Vova serves on multiple clinical and administrative committees at Children’s. He has also served as the residency director for the Emory Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency and the fellowship director for the Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Fellowship. He continues to work with Emory University and Morehouse School of Medicine where he still assists as an adjunct professor. Dr. Vova’s research interests include spasticity management, anti-NMDA antibody receptor encephalitis and technology and robotics in rehabilitation. He has also presented at numerous conferences and has published textbook chapters on caring for children with special needs.

Focus of Practice

  • Cerebral Palsy

Areas of Interest

  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Intrathecal Baclofen Disabilities
  • Limb Deficiencies
  • Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
  • Neuromuscular Disease


Childrens Physician Group - Physiatry

Scottish Rite hospital, 1001 Johnson Ferry Rd Atlanta, GA 30342 Get Directions 404-785-5437

Childrens Physician Group - Physiatry

Center for Advanced Pediatrics, 2174 North Druid Hills Road NE 6th Floor Atlanta, GA 30329 Get Directions 404-785-5437

Childrens at Hughes Spalding - Specialty Clinics

35 Jesse Hill Jr Dr SE, Cerebral Palsy Clinic Atlanta, GA 30303 Get Directions 404-785-9558

Research & Publications

Spasticity management, anti-NMDA antibody receptor encephalitis, technology and robotics in rehabilitation