Maria Reese, 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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Maria E. Reese, MD

  • Attending Physician

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Conditions Treated / Services

  • Ankle Pain/Injury
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis and Joint Conditions
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Health
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccydynia
  • Dance Injuries
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Pain
  • Exercise in Pregnancy
  • Exercise Related Menstrual Dysfunction
  • Female Athlete Triad
  • Figure Skating Injuries
  • Foot Pain/Injury
  • Fractures
  • Hand Pain
  • Herniated Discs
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hips and Extremities
  • Incontinence
  • Injections
  • Knee Injury
  • Knee Replacement
  • Ligament Injuries to the Knee
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disk Disease
  • Lumbar Strain
  • Muscle Strains
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Musculoskeletal (MSK) Conditions
  • Musculoskeletal Conditions & Injuries
  • Neck Pain
  • Orthopedic
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overuse Injuries
  • Patellar Tendonitis
  • Patellofemoral Pain
  • Postpartum Pain
  • Pregnancy - Nerve Injury After Delivery
  • Pregnancy Injury
  • Radicular Pain
  • Repetitive Motion Injury
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Sacroiliac Joint Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Shin Splints
  • Shoulder Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylolysis
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sprains
  • Strains
  • Stress Fracture
  • Women's Health
  • Wrist Pain

Education, Residency and Internship


Stanford University, BA, Human Biology
Stanford University, MA, Sociology
University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine


Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, Internal Medicine


Northwestern McGaw/Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation


Northwestern McGaw/Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Sports Medicine

Teaching or Professional Positions

Clinical Instructor, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of PM&R
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
  • Performing Arts Medicine Association
  • International Association of Dance Medicine & Science

Honors & Awards

2013 Sarah Baskin Award for Excellence in Research, First Place, RIC

2013 Scholl Recognition Award for Rehabilitation Research, RIC

2012 Walter E. Heller Chief Resident, RIC

2009 Eric Cohen Scholarship for Humanitarianism in Medicine, USC Keck School of Medicine

2009 Order of Arete Award for Leadership, Scholarship, & Service, USC Keck School of Medicine

Certifications & Licenses

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Sports Medicine

Office Information

Doctor's Contact Information

  • Office Phone: 312-238-1000