Biography

Dr. Carolina Gutierrez is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth. She realizes the importance of getting to know her patients and their personal goals. She has a special interest in addressing the unique rehabilitation needs of those whose lives have been affected by cancer. She takes a team approach to optimize her patients’ outcomes from diagnosis through treatment and into survivorship. She is fluent in both English and Spanish.

 

Education

Fellowship
Cancer Rehabilitation, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, 2011-2012
Residency
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, East Carolina University, Brody School of Medicine, Greenville, North Carolina, 2008-2011
Internship
Internal Medicine, Metropolitan Hospital, New York Medical College, New York, 2007-2008
Medical Degree
Universidad el Bosque, Bogotá, Colombia, 1997-2002

Areas of Interest

Clinical Interests

Cancer Rehabilitation focusing on:

  • Improving Function
  • Quality of Life
  • Physical Activity
  • Nutrition

Throughout the continuum of Cancer Care


Research Interests

Cancer Rehabilitation focusing on:

  • Improving Function
  • Quality of Life
  • Physical Activity
  • Nutrition

Throughout the continuum of Cancer Care