Julie Whittington, 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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Julie Whittington-Cirton

Julie Whittington-Cirton, MD

  • Attending Physiatrist, RIC

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Conditions Treated / Services

  • Amputation and Limb Deficiencies
  • Aphasia
  • Arthritis and Joint Conditions
  • Brain Injury Rehabilitation
  • Cancer
  • Neurological Conditions
  • Osteoporosis
  • Spasticity
  • Stroke Rehabilitation

Education, Residency and Internship


North Central College, Naperville, IL, BA, Biology and Spanish
Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN, MS, Biology
Indiana University School of Medicine, MD


Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Internship, Transitional Year Program
RIC/Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Residency

Honors & Awards

  • 2004 Kovler Family Resident Award, RIC
  • 2004 Meyer S. Gunther Award, RIC
  • Patricia Sharpley Award, IUSOM


  • 2005 Contributing Editor: Rehab in Review

Certifications & Licenses

  • 2006-Present Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • 2003-Present Illinois State Medical License 
  • 2003-Present Pediatric Advanced Life Support 
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Basic Life Support

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