Susan Keeshin, 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 two 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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Susan Keeshin

Susan Keeshin, MD

  • Medical Director, Day Rehabilitation, RIC

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Clinical Interests

ALS, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Aphasia, Apraxia, Arthritis, Back Injury/Pain, Brain Injury, Brain Tumor, Cerebral Embolism/Thrombosis, Cerebral Palsy, Concussion, Degenerative Disc, Dysarthria, Dysphagia, Encephalopathy, Fibromyalgia, Gait Disorders, Guillain-Barre , Headaches, Hemianopsia, Herniated Discs, Hip Injury/Replacement, Hydrocephalus, Jaw Pain/Dysfunction, Kyphosis, Laminectomy, Locked In , Lumbar Disk/Strain, Meningitis, Multiple Sclerosis, Muscle Strains, Muscular Dystrophy, Myofascial Pain, Myotonic Dystrophy, Neck Pain, Neurological Conditions, Neuropathic Pain, Osteoporosis, Parkinson’s, Post-concussion , Post-polio, Radicular Pain, Radiculopathy, Repetitive Motion, Sacroiliac Joint Pain, Sciatica, Scoliosis, Spasticity, Spina Bifida, Spinal Cord Injury, Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Spinal Stenosis, Spondylolisthesis, Spondylolysis, Stroke, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Vestibular, Vertigo,

Education, Residency and Internship


Chicago Medical School, Doctor of Medicine


Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Intern
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

Honors & Awards

2008 Featured as a "Top Doc" in the March issue of Chicago Hospital News
1991 Janet Glascow Memorial Citation, Chicago Medical School
1990 Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

Research Interests

Women with disabilities

Certifications & Licenses

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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