Robin Cohen, 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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Robin Cohen

Robin Cohen, MD

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Conditions Treated / Services

  • Amputation and Limb Deficiencies
  • Amputation/Amputee
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Parkinson's and Movement Disorders
  • Stroke Rehabilitation

Clinical Interests

Amputation and Limb Deficiencies, Amputation/Amputee, Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Parkinson's and Movement Disorders, Stroke Rehabilitation

Education, Residency and Internship


University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MPH, Epidemiology
University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Doctor of Medicine


Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, Md., Preliminary Year, Internal Medicine


Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital, Chicago, Ill., Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Anesthesiology

Teaching or Professional Positions

  • Clinical Research Assistant, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Baltimore, Md., 1/2008 - 5/2009
  • Research Analyst, DHHS, Health Resources and Services Administration, Office of Science and Epidemiology, Rockville, Md., 8/1998-7/2001

  • Research Analyst, DHHS, HRSA, Division of Quality Assurance, Rockville, Md., 10/1996-7/1998

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (2009-present)
  • Association of Academic Physiatrists (2010-present)
  • American Medical Association (2001 - present)


  • "Non Traumatic Brain Injury" Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital, resident lecture series, March 2011
  • Unexpected Diagnosis of Charcot Marie Tooth in a 14 Year Old with Traumatic Heel Fracture: A Case Report. Huddleston L, Mercurio K, Cohen R. American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 71st Annual Assembly, November 2010.
  • Diagnosing Mild TBI: How Accurate Are We? Cohen R, Nelson P, Dutton RP, Scalea TM. Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma, 22nd Annual Meeting, January 2009.
  • "Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists: A Primer and Current Controversies" University of Maryland Depart of Anesthesiology Resident Retreat, August 2007
  • Journal of the American Medical Association, Hospital Peer Review and the National. Practitioner Data Bank: Clinical Privileges Action Reports, Baldwin LM, Hart GL, Oshel RE, Cohen RL, Rosenblatt RA, Publication Date: 7/1999, Volume: 282.
  • Quality Management in Health Care, Use of National Practitioner Data Bank Disclosure Information for Decision Making, Oshel RE, Chen VT, Cohen RL, Lynch BS, Publication Date: 7/1997, Volume: 5.

Certifications & Licenses

  • Rehabilitation Medicine Scientist Training Program (RMSTP) resident participant (12/2010-present)
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Instructor (12/2007-present)
  • Baltimore City Medical Society Resident Board Member (10/2007-12/2007)
  • Mediation and Conflict Transformation Skills Training (3/2007)
  • Commissioned Officer of U.S. Public Health Service Corps. (10/1996-7/2001)
  • PHS Achievement Metal (7/1998)

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