Benjamin Katholi, MD

Benjamin Katholi, MD

Position Attending Physician, Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine
Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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About Me

About Me

Specialty Practice Areas:

  • Spasticity Management (including botulinum toxin/phenol injections and ITB pump management)
  • Pediatric Chronic Pain Assessment and Management
  • Pediatric Integrative Medicine (including medical acupuncture and microcurrent therapy)
  • DayRehab  
  • Brachial Plexus Interdisciplinary Assessment and Care

Meet Dr. Benjamin Katholi

Benjamin Katholi, MD, received his bachelor's degree from Illinois College and earned his medical degree from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine where he also completed an internship in internal medicine. After a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at University of Minnesota, he completed a two-year fellowship in Pediatric Rehabilitation at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. He is board-certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation and pediatric rehabilitation. Areas of interest include medical acupuncture, microcurrent therapy, pediatric integrative medicine, chronic pediatric pain, pediatric gait disorders, orthotics and prosthetics, cerebral palsy, brachial plexus injuries, traumatic brain injury, and spasticity management including intrathecal baclofen pump, botulinum toxin injections and phenol neurolysis


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355 East Erie Street

Chicago, IL 60611

Education & Training



    1996 - 2000
    2000 - 2004
    SIU School of Medicine - MD


    2004 - 2008
    University of Minnesota - PM&R residency


    2008 - 2010
    Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (now Shirley Ryan AbilityLab)

Certificates & Licenses

  • Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Board Certified in Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine