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KIPP Specialists and Instructors

Our Specialists

Cynthia LaBella, MD, is a pediatric sports medicine physician at Lurie Children’s. She is Medical Director of our Institute for Sports Medicine and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine.

Lauren Spirov, MS, RYT 200, is a trained yoga instructor with an extensive background in exercise science. As KIPP Coordinator for our Institute for Sports Medicine, she leads KIPP sessions and is available to offer detailed counseling on the proper ways to train your athletes on the safest knee positions

Rebecca Carl, MD, is an attending physician at Lurie Children’s specializing in pediatric sports medicine and non-operative orthopaedics. She is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Feinberg School.

Brian Tho Hang, MD, is an attending physician at Lurie Children’s specializing in pediatric sports medicine and emergency medicine. He is a Clinical Instructor of Pediatrics at the Feinberg School.

KIPP Instr​uctors

We have a number of certified athletic trainers and physical therapists who have been trained in KIPP exercises and training techniques. They help lead KIPP sessions throughout the year.