Alan S. Anschel, MD - Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

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  • Only Hospital Ranked #1 in America by U.S. News & World Report since 1991
  • 800,000+ outpatient visits each year
  • 5,000+ inpatients treated each year, system-wide
  • 50+ sites of care throughout Illinois and Indiana
  • One of only 2% of hospitals to receive three consecutive Magnet Recognitions for Nursing Excellence.
  • 182-bed inpatient hospital in the heart of Chicago
  • 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 Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Department, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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Alan S. Anschel

Alan S. Anschel, MD

  • Attending Physician, RIC

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Conditions Treated / Services

  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Spasticity
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injuries


  • English
  • Spanish

Education, Residency and Internship


University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey: Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Doctor of Medicine


New York Presbyterian Hospital: Columbia University, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation


Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine


Anchel A, Katrina T, Dudas-Sheehan D, Ki K. (2009). Intrathecal baclofen for refractory spasticity during pregnancy in a woman with cerebral palsy. Poster presented in the American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.

Zinovy M, Anschel A, Weimer L. (2008). Musculocutaneous mononeuropathy in a weightlifter: A case report. Annual Conference. Lecture conducted from American College of Sports Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana.

Anschel A, Eum R, Mallory B. (2008). Post-surgical rehabilitation of an adult with severe orthostatic hypotension following the removal of a brain stem tumor: A case report. Poster presented in the American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.

Anschel A, Zinovy M, Custodio C. (2007, April). Rehabilitation of an adolescent following a total sacrectomy for osteogenic sarcoma: A case report. Poster presented in the American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.

Singh R, Anschel A, Lin C. (2006, March). Post-surgical rehabilitation of a spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma in an adult with factor IX deficiency: A case report. Poster presented in the American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.

Certifications & Licenses

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

Office Information

Doctor's Contact Information

  • Office Phone: 312-238-1000