Megan Rao, PT, DPT, OCS, Cert. MDT

Megan Rao, PT, DPT, OCS, Cert. MDT

Position Senior Physical Therapist

About Me

About Me

Megan has been working as a physical therapist since 2008 at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab in the outpatient orthopedics department. She is a board-certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) since 2014 and a certified Mckenzie therapist (Cert. MDT) since 2016. Her clinical interests include the treatment of temporomandibular dysfunction, musculoskeletal pain during pregnancy, sports injuries, performing arts and the spine. Megan currently serves as a clinical mentor in her physical therapy department as well as a lab instructor at Northwestern University's Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences.


Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

355 East Erie Street

Chicago, IL 60611

Education & Training



    2002 - 2006
    Saint Louis University, Bachelor of Exercise Science
    2006 - 2008
    Saint Louis University, Master of Physical Therapy
    Saint Louis University, Doctor of Physical Therapy