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Maurice Gerald Sholas, MD PhD


(612) 813-8600

Specialties: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pediatric

Professional History

Board Certification

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Medical Education

  • PhD - Harvard Medical School
  • MD - Harvard Medical School


  • Residency - University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
    San Antonio
  • Fellowship - Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

Contact Information

Primary Location:

Childrens Minnesota Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Services
2525 Chicago AVE S CSC 525
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(612) 813-8600

Secondary Location(s):

Childrens Minnesota Rehab/Physiatrist Senior Medical Director
2525 Chicago AVE S 17-700
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(612) 813-6490

Personal Biography

Dr. Maurice Sholas is the Senior Medical Director for Rehabilitation Services. In addition, he is a subject matter expert on children with special health care needs. Dr. Sholas' work, whether clinical or administrative, is focused on optimizing function. Dr. Sholas was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. For college he attended Southern University; majoring in Biology with an emphasis in Spanish. For medical school, he attended the MD-PhD program at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Sholas' area of PhD concentration was in Neuroscience. His thesis focused on how pain signals are processed in the brain. Next, graduate medical education was completed in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Fellowship subspecialty training at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago in Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine followed. Dr. Sholas' pursuit of intellectual achievement is matched only by his pursuit of advocacy. He feels strongly that every segment of the population has a contribution to make. He embodies the belief that being a good citizen is a prerequisite to being a great physician/scientist.