David Chen, MD
Medical Director, Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Program, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
David Chen, MD, has been at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago since 1996, where he is Vice Chief of Staff and the Medical Director of the Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Program. Since 1993, Chen has been the project director of the Midwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury Care System (MRSCICS), which is sponsored by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) to provide federal funding to establish innovative projects for the delivery, demonstration and evaluation of comprehensive medical, vocational and other rehabilitation services to meet the needs of individuals with spinal cord injury.
Dr. Chen is an Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Northwestern University School of Medicine. His fields of expertise are Cerebral Palsy, Orthopedic Conditions, Spasticity, Spina Bifida and Spinal Cord Injury. He Studied at the University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois and did his residency at the Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois.