Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon
The Children’s Medical Centre in Dubai
United Arab Emirates
Dr. Battibugli is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon who specializes in treating cerebral palsy and other complex neuromuscular conditions with emphasis on function and quality of life. Her multidisciplinary and evidence based approach is founded on more than 10 years clinical and research experience as faculty of Federal University of Sao Paulo - Brazil. Relocated to Dubai 5 years ago, currently working at The Children’s Medical Centre. Her Pediatric Orthopedic training was done at the Memorial Children's Hospital in Chicago, USA and Shriners Hospital for Children in Lexington, KY, USA. Dr Battibugli is a passionate advocate of individualized and interdisciplinary management of neuromuscular diseases affecting immature musculoskeletal system, focusing on early diagnosis and intervention, single event multilevel surgery with a custom made technique and surgical dosage according to patient’s functional level. She works closely with therapists that promotes active, intensive and task specific motor training enhancing opportunities for neuplasticity and improvement of functional outcomes.
Main Interests: Evidence based Medicine Systematic Literature Review Management and clinical research on neuromuscular disorders; as Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida and Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita. Congenital foot and lower limb deformities and other congenital and acquired musculoskeletal pathologies in children.