Ellen Baranowski, PT

Position Physical Therapist - Core Flex Department

About Me

About Me

Ellen was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She first became passionate about physical therapy after injuring her knee in high school volleyball. During her undergrad at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Ellen became active working alongside individuals with disabilities through her experience with Special Olympics. She attended Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science where she received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Ellen’s professional interests include working with orthopedic and neurologic populations, ranging from high school athletes to balance prevention programs. She is in a flex physical therapy position, transitioning between outpatient, inpatient and dayrehab services. In her free time, Ellen enjoys playing intramural sports, spending time by the water, hiking, trying new restaurants, watching Wisconsin athletics and traveling the world.


Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

355 East Erie Street

Chicago, IL 60611

Education & Training



    2021 - 2023
    Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Doctor of Physical Therapy
    2016 - 2020
    University of Wisconsin - Madison, Bachelor of Science in Rehabilitation Psychology


  • Leadership Certificate