Katherine Zisk, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

Position Senior II Physical Therapist

About Me

About Me

Katherine ("Katie") Zisk earned her Bachelor of Science in Education in Kinesiology - Sports Medicine from the University of Virginia. She then earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at The George Washington University in Washington, DC. Katie is a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists after completing the Northwestern University Fellowship in Advanced Orthopedic Physical Therapy Practice, Research and Education in 2020-2021. She currently practices at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab at their Adaptive Sports & Fitness and Outpatient Physical Therapy Center. She treats all musculoskeletal conditions and has a special interest in treating performing artists.


Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

541 N Fairbanks Ct

Chicago, IL 60611

Education & Training



    2008 - 2012
    University of Virginia, Bachelor of Science in Education in Kinesiology - Sports Medicine
    2013 - 2016
    The George Washington University, Doctor of Physical Therapy
    2020 - 2021
    Northwestern University, Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists

Honors & Awards

  • Taylor Grant
    Bridging the Gap: Improving Continuum of Care for Outpatient Orthopedic Physical Therapy, 2022
  • Brown Fellowship
    The Effects of Blood Flow Restriction Training on Exercise-Induced Hypoalgesia in the Upper Extremity: a Pilot Study, 2023