Emily K. Hermes, PT, DPT
Physical Therapist - Advanced Clinical Specialist
Get to know Emily K. Hermes, PT, DPT
“The fruit of love is service, which is compassion in action.”
Emily Hermes began her career in physical therapy at Texas Children’s Hospital in 2008. As an Advanced Clinical Specialist in the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department, she works primarily with pediatric patients in critical care; however, she has also spent time cross-covering in acute care and inpatient Women’s Health. Emily is passionate about delivering kind, compassionate care in high-acuity medical settings. She has served on many program development teams at Texas Children's Hospital, most recently assisting with developing therapy services within the Child Protective Health/Traumatic Brain Injury (CPH/TBI) clinic. Along with her inpatient responsibilities, she provides consults in the CPH/TBI clinic, assisting with therapy needs during the transition between inpatient care and outpatient/home health care.
Clinical Interests: rehabilitation on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), early mobility in the critical care setting, acute traumatic brain injury, acute care women’s health
Research Interests: acute traumatic brain injury, rehabilitation on ECMO, early mobility
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Pediatric Physical Therapy. Clinical Bottom Line. Amanda Parker PT, Emily Hermes PT, DPT. Commentary on “Effectiveness of Different Physiotherapy Protocols in Children in the Intensive Care Unit: Randomized Clinical Trial”. November 2022
The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. N. Adam Stephens MD3, Corey A Chartan DO1,2, , et al. "Berlin EXCOR Cannulas in VenoVenous and VenoArterial Central ECMO Configurations Overcome Cannula Instability Bridging to Pediatric Lung Transplant". February 2023. https://www.jtcvstechniques.org/article/S2666-2507(23)00051-2/fulltext