Benjamin R. Katholi, MD

Attending Physician, Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine



Lurie Children's Hospital Outpatient Center in Lincoln Park

2515 N. Clark Street/467 W. Deming Place
Chicago, Illinois 60614-3393

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Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

225 E. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60611

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Dr. Katholi believes in family-centered, and patient -specific care focused on improving function and quality of life in pediatric patients with acute and chronic disabling conditions.

Clinical Interests

Medical acupuncture, microcurrent therapy, pediatric integrative medicine, pediatric gait disorders, orthotics and prosthetics, neuromuscular disease, cerebral palsy, brachial plexus injuries, traumatic brain injury, and spasticity management including intrathecal baclofen pump, botulinum toxin injections and phenol neurolysis

Education & Training

Education: Ilinois College, Jacksonville, IL, 2000; SIU School of Medicine, Springfield, IL 2004

Postgraduate Training: Fellowship in pediatric rehabilitation, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab (Formerly Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago), 2008-2010; Residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 2005-2008; Internship in internal medicine, SIU School of Medicine, Springfield, IL, 2004-2005

Board Certifications: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine

Professional Organizations: American Medical Association, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R), American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, American Association of Medical Assistants

Research & Publications