Linda Walby, MD come to the Gillette area from Richland, WA. Originally from Wisconsin, she still pledges allegiance to the Green Bay Packers. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin at Madison for both undergraduate education (BS in Biochemistry and Zoology) and her medical degree in 1984. Internship and Residency for her specialty of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Physiatry) were completed in Dallas, TX at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and Parkland Memorial Hospital.
As a Board Certified Physiatrist, Dr. Walby has practiced all aspects of her specialty in hospital and outpatient arenas. For Gillette, she brings to the forefront her wealth of Rehabilitation experience to aid The Legacy Short Term Rehabilitation Unit to achieve the highest standards of care. She’ll consult in that facility and at the acute hospital to chart as early as reasonable the rehabilitation course and work to include each patient’s family in the process as each individual’s condition happened to their whole world.
Dr. Walby will also see in her outpatient practice those requiring at their physician’s request electro-diagnostic testing (EMG/ NCV) to clarify sources of spine to extremity symptoms to guide treatment planning. Additionally, Dr. Walby has training in Musculoskeletal Medicine to provide diagnosis and guidance for improved activity participation comfortably and safely whether as part of work duties or recreational pursuits. Rehabilitation patients as well may require ongoing monitoring of their conditions to watch for and prevent complications after their treatment formally has ended, surveilling for additional care needs.
Dr. Walby comes to the area with her husband and their black Labrador retriever, Murphy. They enjoy golf, travel and continuous learning through reading and activities participation. Bob Kelso, her husband, has semi-retired from past work with the US Fish and Wildlife and will enjoy pursuing fly fishing regionally.