John Kuluz, MD

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Dr. Kuluz is a nationally recognized expert in the care of children with brain injuries, having published extensively on the subject and served as a principal investigator for more than a dozen studies related to spinal cord injury, stroke and ischemic and traumatic brain injury.

He received his medical degree at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine, completed his residency at the University of Florida School of Medicine/Shands Teaching Hospital and concluded a fellowship in pediatric critical care at Moffit-Long Hospital, University of California, San Francisco. While at the University of Miami School of Medicine/Jackson Memorial Medical Center he served as an associate professor of pediatrics, attending physician in the Pediatric ICU specializing in neurocritical care, Director of the Pediatric Critical Care Research Laboratory and Medical Director of Pediatric Rehabilitation.

Dr. Kuluz also serves on the editorial board of the journal Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and is a founding member of the Pediatric Neurocritical Care Research Group.

Garcia, D., Rodriguez, G.M., ..., Kuluz, J., et al (2021). Intensive Parent-Child Interaction Therapy for Children with Traumatic Brain Injury: Feasibility Study. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 46(7), 844-855. View in Pubmed

Primary Office

Nicklaus Children's Neurosurgery
3100 SW 62 Avenue, ACB #3109
Miami, FL 33155
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Additional Office

Nicklaus Children's West Kendall Outpatient Ctr-Neurosurgery
13400 SW 120 Street
West Kendall, FL 33186
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Fellowship - University of California, San Fran
Residency - Unversity of Florida, Shands
Medical School - University of Mississippi

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics (Ped Critical Care Med) - Certified