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Vikki A. Stefans, M.D.

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  • Associate Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
  • Associate Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


  • Developmental Pediatrics


  • Rehabilitation

Contact Information

  • Email:
    Phone: 501-364-4374
    Fax: 501-364-6829
    Address: Arkansas Children's Hospital
    1 Children's Way
    Little Rock, AR 72202


  • B.S., Pennsylvania State University
  • M.D., Thomas Jefferson Med Coll


  • M-1 Clerkship , Physical Medicine & Rehab, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 1976
  • Residency, Physical Medicine & Rehab, Northwestern University Medical Center, 1979-1984
  • Residency, Pediatrics, Columbus Hospital, 1979-1984

Clinical & Research Interests

  • Clinical Research, Outcomes Research, Education Research, Rehabilitation outcomes, dysphagia, rehabilitation technology, osteoporosis and osteopenia in children with disabilities, recreation and social integration for children with disabilities

Recent Honors

  • Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors of America, 2011
  • MDA Annual Honoree - Clinical Excellence, MDA - Central Arkansas Chapter, 2011
  • Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors of America, 2012
  • Elite Reviewer Status for Archives of PM&R, American Congress of Rehabiliation Medicine, 2015

Recent Publications

  • Journal Article, Stefans V. Omics and EBM: Towards the Art of Individualization or the Standardization of Science - Which Way is this Train Headed? (Editorial). Pediat Therapeut 2012 August; 2(4):1-2.

Recent Grant Awards

  • A Phase III Double-blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Study assessing the Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability of Idebenone in Patients with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Receiving Glucocorticoid Steroids, Santhera, SIDEROS, 2016-09-01 00:00:00-2017-08-31 00:00:00
  • Marathon Expanded Access Program: MP-104-CL-037- Deflazacort, Marathon, MP-104-CL-037, 2015-12-14 00:00:00-2017-12-31 00:00:00
  • Stefans General Research Account, 2008-09-29 00:00:00-2018-09-29 00:00:00

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