Thomas J. Lotus, Dr., DC, Cert. MDT, DACO - 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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Thomas J. Lotus, DC


Education, Residency and Internship


National University of Health Sciences

Additional Information

RIC River Forest

Teaching or Professional Positions

Instructor - Motion Palpation Institute (MPI) ( for evidence-based treatment techniques, biomechanics, rehabilitation and gait mechanics.

He teaches courses around the country & internationally covering Advances in Functional Rehabilitation, Biomechanics and Chronic Pain.

Certifications & Licenses

Board Certified Chiropractic Orthopedist (DACO) and Fellow

Certified MDT 2012

Office Information

Doctor's Contact Information

  • Office Phone: 312-846-6647
  • Fax: 312-846-6817