Collins T. Fitzpatrick, MD - Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

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Collins Fitzpatrick, MD (RIC)

Collins T. Fitzpatrick, MD

  • Medical Director, RML Hospital

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Conditions Treated / Services

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Anoxic Brain Injury
  • Back Injury/Pain
  • Brain Tumor
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Emphysema
  • Falls
  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome
  • Hemorrhagic Stroke
  • Ischemic Stroke
  • Low Back Pain
  • Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Moderate Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Pulmonary Conditions
  • Severe Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Clinical Interests

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Anoxic Brain Injury, Back Injury/Pain, Brain Tumor, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Emphysema, Falls, Guillain-Barre Syndrome, Hemorrhagic Stroke, Ischemic Stroke, Low Back Pain, Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, Moderate Traumatic Brain Injury, Pulmonary Conditions, Severe Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury

Education, Residency and Internship


University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, BS, Biology
Northwestern University Medical School, Doctor of Medicine
University of Chicago, MBA


Evanston Northwestern Healthcare/Evanston Hospital, Internal Medicine


RIC/Northwestern University, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Honors & Awards

  • 2001 Scholl Recognition Award for Rehabilitation Research
  • 2000 William Randolph Hearst Resident award for impact on the field of Physical Medical and Rehabilitation
  • 1997 Internal Medicine Intern of the Year, Evanston Hospital

Certifications & Licenses

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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