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
Honors & Awards
William Randolph Hearst Resident AwardShirley Ryan AbilityLab, 2017
Walter E. Heller Chief Resident AwardNorthwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 2018
Outstanding Teaching AwardNorthwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 2019
Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP)
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R)