Alexander Sheng

Display Name Alexander Sheng, MD, MS

Position Attending Physician
Instructor, Northwestern University/Feinberg School of Medicine
Practicing since 2012
Joined staff in 2015
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About Me

About Me

Alexander Sheng, MD started the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation program at Risser Orthopaedic Group in Pasadena, CA where he served as director until joining the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago in 2015. His primary clinical focus is the non-operative management of spine and musculoskeletal conditions, including interventional spine care and sports medicine. Dr. Sheng strongly believes in building collaborative partnerships with patients, and that patient education leads to more effective care and better outcomes. He is proficient in Chinese.


Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

355 East Erie

Chicago, IL 60611

Education & Training



    1994 - 1999
    Biomedical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
    1999 - 2002
    Biomedical Engineering, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
    2002 - 2006
    Medical School, Rush University Medical Center


    2006 - 2007
    Internal Medicine, Rush Medical Center
    2007 - 2010
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Washington Medical Center


    2010 - 2011
    Spine and Sports Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis

Certificates + Licenses

  • Board Certified, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Board Certified, Sports Medicine