Shubhra Mukherjee, MD - Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

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Shubhra (Sue) Mukherjee

Shubhra (Sue) Mukherjee, MD

  • Attending Physician, Pediatric and Adolescent Rehabilitation Program, RIC
  • Assistant Professor, PM&R, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine

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Conditions Treated / Services

  • Adult Cerebral Palsy
  • Anoxic Brain Injury
  • Botox (Botulinum toxin)
  • Brain Injury
  • Brain Injury Rehabilitation
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Closed Head Injuries
  • Gait Disorders
  • General Rehabilitation
  • Limb Deficiency
  • Meningitis
  • Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Moderate Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Nontraumatic Spinal Cord Injury
  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics Neurological Conditions
  • Spasticity
  • Spasticity Management
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Tumor
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Clinical Interests

CP, Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida, Myelomeningocele, Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Neuromuscular, Brachial Plexus, Muscular Dystrophy, Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Education, Residency and Internship


University of Toronto, BA
University of Toronto, MS, Chemical Engineering
University of Toronto, MD


Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


RIC, Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine

Teaching or Professional Positions

  • Program Director, Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Fellowship

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Canada

Honors & Awards

  • 2007: AACPDM Gage Award for Multi-media
  • 2005: Donnelly Disability Ethics Scholar, RIC
  • 2003: Transition Task Group, BMCC
  • 2002: Life Span Care Committee, AACPDM
  • 2001: Sarah Baskin Research Award, RIC

Research Interests

  • Adolescent life skills development
  • Transition of adolescents with physical disabilities to adulthood
  • Spasticity management

Certifications & Licenses

  • Physician and Surgeon, State of Illinois Dept of Professional Regulation
  • Independent Practice License, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
  • Illinois Physician license
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
  • ABPMR Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine

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