Leslie Rydberg, 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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Leslie Rydberg

Leslie Rydberg, MD

  • Attending Physician, RIC
  • Instructor, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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To schedule an appointment with Leslie Rydberg please call 800-354-7342 or use our online form.

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Conditions Treated / Services

  • Adult Cerebral Palsy
  • Cancer
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease
  • Electrodiagnostic Testing
  • EMG - Pelvic Floor
  • Falls
  • Gait Disorders
  • General Rehabilitation
  • Graft versus Host Disease
  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Myopathy
  • Myotonic Dystrophy
  • Neurological Conditions
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Nontraumatic Brain Injury
  • Nontraumatic Spinal Cord Injury
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Spasticity
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Stroke Rehabilitation

Education, Residency and Internship


Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine


Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Internal Medicine


RIC/Northwestern University, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Honors & Awards

2008 Joanne S. Crown Resident Award for promise as a leader in the field of rehabilitation medicine

Research Interests

Neuromuscular disorders, Electrodiagnostics, Peripheral neuropathy, Rehabilitation of medically complex disorders

Certifications & Licenses

Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Office Information

Doctor's Contact Information

  • Office Phone: 312-238-1000