Paul Scholten - Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

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Scholten

Paul Scholten, MD

  • Attending Physiatrist, Center for Pain Management, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
  • Instructor, Feinberg School of Medicine, NU

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Education, Residency and Internship

Education

2002
Cornell University, College of Engineering, Ithaca, NY, BS, Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
2004
University of Pennsylvania, College of General Studies, Philadelphia, PA, Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Health Program
2010
Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, Doctor of Medicine with honors in research

Internship

2011
New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY, Internship in General Surgery

Residency

2014
New York Presbyterian Hospital – Columbia and Cornell, New York, NY, Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation-Chief Resident

Fellowship

2015
Northwestern Memorial Hospital/Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, Internship in Interdisciplinary Pain Management

Professional Memberships

American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians

December 2014 – present

International Spine Intervention Society

September 2014 - present

American congress of Rehabilitation Medicine

July 2014 - present

American Pain Society

July 2014 - present

American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine

July 2014 - present

North American Spine Society

February 2013 – present

Association of Academic Physiatrists

January 2013 - present

American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

July 2011 – present

Honors & Awards

The Distinguished Housestaff Award, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY

The Faith Steward-Gordon Prize for Excellence in Rehabilitation Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY

Dean’s Research Award, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY

Scholarship Recipient to attend AAM&R Annual Assembly Austin, TX

Pi Tau Sigma, Pi Tau chapter, Mechanical Engineering Honor Society
The National Society of Collegiate Scholars

Publications

Peer-Reviewed Publications:

Scholten P, Patel S, Christos P, Singh J. Short-Term Efficacy of Sacroiliac Joint Corticosteroid Injection Based on Arthrographic Contrast Patterns. PM R. 2015; 7: 385-391.

Scholten P, Massimi S, Dahmen N, Diamond J, Wyss J. Successful Treatment of Athletic Pubalgia in a Lacrosse Player with Ultrasound-Guided Needle Tenotomy and Platelet Rich Plasma Injection: A Case Report. PM R. 2015; 7: 79-83.

Scholten P, Ng K, Joh K, Serino L, Warren R, Torzilli P, Maher S. A semi-degradable composite scaffold for articular cartilage defects. J Biomed Mater Res A 2011; 97A:8–15.

Cottrell JM, Scholten P, Wanich T, Warren RF, Wright TM, Maher SA. A New Technique to Measure the Dynamic Contact Pressures on the Tibial Plateau. J Biomech 2008 Jul 19;41(10):2324-2329.

Online Publications:

Chung B, Scholten P, Benzon HT. “Contrast Agents” American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine Online Pain Resource Center, Submitted for review October 15, 2014.

Scholten P, Feinberg J. “Arterial Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.” Orphanet: an Online Rare Disease and Orphan Drug Data Base, May, 2013. http://www.orpha.net/consor/cgi-bin/OC_Exp.php?lng=EN&Expert=357107.

Scholten P, Feinberg J. “Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.” Orphanet: an Online Rare Disease and Orphan Drug Data Base, May, 2013. http://www.orpha.net/consor/cgi-bin/OC_Exp.php?lng=EN&Expert=100073.

Scholten P, Feinberg J. “Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.” Orphanet: an Online Rare Disease and Orphan Drug Data Base, May, 2013. http://www.orpha.net/consor/cgi-bin/OC_Exp.php?lng=EN&Expert=97330.

Scholten P, Feinberg J. “Venous Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.” Orphanet: an Online Rare Disease and Orphan Drug Data Base, May 1, 2013. http://www.orpha.net/consor/cgi-bin/OC_Exp.php?lng=EN&Expert=357131.

Certifications & Licenses

Diplomate American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Certification 
Subspecialty Certification in Pain Medicine

State of Illinois, Department of Financial and Professional Regulation
Physician and Surgeon License 
Illinois Controlled Substance License 

Federal DEA #

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