Shirley Ryan Abilitylab
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Allison Kessler, MD, MSc, is the Section Chief of Renée Crown Center for Spinal Cord Innovation. She is board-certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) and Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Medicine. Dr. Kessler is the Associate Director of Shirley Ryan AbilityLab's SCI Medicine Fellowship. She holds appointments at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine as Assistant Professor in the Department of PM&R and Teamwork and Leadership Curricular Thread Leader. Dr. Kessler has manages a full-time inpatient service on the Renée Crown Center for Spinal Cord Innovation while also seeing patients in the outpatient setting. In addition to treating patients with SCI, she supports those with other neurological disorders including Guillain-Barre syndrome, ALS and spina bifida. In the outpatient clinic, Dr. Kessler oversees spasticity management in patients, including management of intrathecal baclofen pumps and botulinum toxin injections.
Dr. Kessler earned her Doctor of Medicine from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and her Master of Science in Biomedicine, Bioscience and Society from the London School of Economics. She completed her residency in PM&R through the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University/Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC, now the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab), and her fellowship in SCI Medicine at RIC.
I do not have any relevant financial / non-financial relationships with any proprietary interests.
Thursday, November 10, 2022
1:30 PM – 2:45 PM