Matthew Haas, MD

Position Attending Physician, Pediatric and Adolescent Rehabilitation Program
Practicing since 2015
Joined staff in 2018
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About Me

About Me

Matthew Haas, MD, is a pediatric physiatrist who sees patients at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab through the Pediatric and Adolescent Rehabilitation Program. He completed his residency training at the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University/Shirley Ryan AbilityLab and his fellowship in pediatric rehabilitation medicine at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. He is dedicated to providing compassionate, holistic, individualized patient- and family-focused rehabilitative care. Clinical interests include inpatient pediatric rehabilitation, pediatric cancer rehabilitation, especially pediatric neuro-oncology and spasticity management including botulinum toxin injection, alcohol neurolysis and intrathecal baclofen pump management. Research interests include functional outcomes of children with brain tumors, quality improvement, and medical education.

Dr. Haas is passionate about personal and professional development through education, service and leadership. During residency, he completed the Medical Education track within the Northwestern Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency as well as a two-year competency-based Medical Education Clinical Scholars Program at McGaw/Northwestern. Additionally, he served as Chief Resident in his final year of training here at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab. He has held national leadership positions with the American Academcy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) and served as a fellow representative for the Accredication Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Milestones Work Group.


Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

355 East Erie Street

Chicago, IL 60611

Education & Training



    2006 - 2009
    Bachelor of Arts, Chemistry Northwestern University
    2011 - 2015
    Doctor of Medicine University of Pittsburgh

Honors & Awards

  • William Randolph Hearst Resident Award
    Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, 2017
  • Walter E. Heller Chief Resident Award
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 2018
  • Outstanding Teaching Award
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 2019

Professional Affiliations

  • Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP)
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R)