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  • #1-Ranked Rehabilitation Hospital in America by U.S. News & World Report every year since 1991
  • 182-bed inpatient hospital in downtown Chicago
  • 50+ sites of care throughout Illinois and Indiana
  • 5,000+ inpatients treated each year, system-wide
  • 800,000+ outpatient visits each year
  • One of only 2% of hospitals to receive two consecutive Magnet Recognitions for Nursing Excellence.
  • Largest rehabilitation research center in the world
  • Only rehabilitation hospital with eight federally designated research centers
  • 370+ active research projects in neuroscience, bionics, robotics, and musculoskeletal medicine
  • Academic home of the Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Department, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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Did you know you can help advance the science of rehabilitation medicine while benefiting from the latest research findings? You can by joining a clinical trial! See a list of our Research Studies & Clinical Trials.

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Steven B. Nussbaum

Steven B. Nussbaum, MD

  • Attending Physician, RIC
  • Medical Director of PM&R consultation service, Northwestern Memorial Hospital

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To schedule an appointment with Steven B. Nussbaum please call 800-354-7342 or use our online form.

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Gender:
Male

Clinical Interests

Arthritis and Joint Conditions, Spasticity, Spina Bifida, Spinal Cord Injuries

Languages

  • English

Education, Residency and Internship

Education

1984-1988
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine

Residency

1988-1992
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Teaching or Professional Positions

  • 1998-Present: Assistant Professor, Northwestern University Medical School
  • 1997-Present: Director of Medical Student Education, RIC

Honors & Awards

  • 2007: Mentor of the Year, RIC
  • 1999: Golden Apple Award for Outstanding Resident Teaching, RIC
  • 1999: Outstanding Medical Student Teacher Award, Northwestern University Medical School
  • 1994: Excellence in Teaching Award, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • 1983: Bronze Tablet/University Honors, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois

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.

Research Interests

Spinal cord injury

Certifications & Licenses

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

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