Richard Harvey, MD - Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

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  • 370+ active research projects in neuroscience, bionics, robotics, and musculoskeletal medicine
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Richard L. Harvey

Richard L. Harvey, MD

  • Medical Director, Center for Stroke Rehabilitation, RIC
  • Wesley and Suzanne Dixon Stroke Chair, RIC

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Profile

Gender:
Male
Year began practicing:
1992
Year joined staff:
1994
Year began practicing in specialty:
1992

Clinical Interests

Aphasia, Apraxia, Botox (Botulinum toxin), Cerebral Embolism and Thrombosis, Dysarthria, Dysphagia, Fluoroscopic Swallow Studies, Hemianopsia, Hemorrhagic Stroke, Hydrocephalus, Intracerebral Hemorrhage, Ischemic Stroke, Locked In Syndrome, Primary Progressive Aphasia, Saebo Flex, Spasticity, Spasticity Management, Stroke, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Vital Stim

Education, Residency and Internship

Education

1984-1988
University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, MD

Residency

1988-1989
University of Toledo Medical School, Intern
1988-1992
University of Toledo Medical School, Resident

Fellowship

1992-1993
RIC, Stroke Rehabilitation
1993-1994
Northwestern University Medical School, Stroke Rehabilitation Research
1997-2000
National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research/National Institute of Health, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, Advanced Stroke Research Fellowship

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Patient Stories

Honors & Awards

  • 2010: Teacher of the Year, Department of PM&R, RIC
  • 2006: Residency Program Mentor of the Year Award, Department of PM&R, RIC
  • 2000 - Present: Director, Stroke Program, RIC
  • 1997 - Present: Wesley and Suzanne Dixon, Stroke Chair, RIC
  • 1995-1997: Director, Stroke Program, RIC
  • 1994: Sarah Baskin Award for Excellence in Research, RIC

Research Interests

  • Neuromodulation for upper limb recovery care after stroke
  • Spasticity in Stroke

Certifications & Licenses

  • Board Certified, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R)
  • Licence, Physician and Surgeon Illinois

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