Dr. Leslie Rydberg

Display Name Leslie Rydberg, MD

Position Attending Physician
Assistant Professor, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Henry and Monika Betts Medical Student Education Chair; Assistant Residency Program Director
Practicing since 2009
Joined staff in 2009
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About Me

About Me

Dr. Rydberg is a general physiatrist with a primary clinical interest in neuromuscular disorders and medically complex rehabilitation. She has a special interest in residency and medical student education.


Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

355 East Erie

Chicago, IL 60611

Education & Training



    1997 - 2001
    University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Biochemistry, Biology
    2001 - 2005
    Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
    2005 - 2006
    Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Medical Internship


    2006 - 2009
    Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago - McGaw Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Honors & Awards

  • Joanne S. Crown Resident Award
  • Director, Medical Student Education
    Monika and Henry Betts
    , 2015
  • Assistant Director, Residency Program

Certificates & Licenses

  • Board Certified, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Licence, Physician and Surgeon
    State of Illinois

Research Interests

  • Rehabilitation Outcomes After LVAD Placement
  • Neuromuscular Disorders