Michael Berkowitz, MD - Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

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  • 800,000+ outpatient visits each year
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  • 370+ active research projects in neuroscience, bionics, robotics, and musculoskeletal medicine
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Michael Berkowitz

Michael Berkowitz, MD

  • Attending Physician, RIC
  • Assistant Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine, NU

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To schedule an appointment with Michael Berkowitz please call 800-354-7342 or use our online form.

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Gender:
Male

Education, Residency and Internship

Education

1979-1983
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, BS, Biology
1984-1988
The Chicago Medical School (Chicago, Illinois), Doctor of Medicine

Internship

1988-1989
RIC/Northwestern Memorial Hospital, PM&R

Residency

1989-1992
RIC, PM&R

Teaching or Professional Positions

  • January 2002-Present Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University (Chicago, Illinois)

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 
  • American Spinal Injury Association
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Greater Illinois Chapter

Honors & Awards

  • 2001 Volunteer of the Year, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Indiana State Chapter

Publications

Roth E, Stenson K, Powley S, Oken J, Primack S, Nussbaum S, Berkowitz M. Expiratory Muscle Training in Spinal Cord Injury: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2010, 91: 857-61.

Certifications & Licenses

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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