Dr. Samuel Chu

Display Name Samuel Chu, MD

Position Attending Physician
Assistant Professor, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine
Practicing since 2016
Joined staff in 2016
Phone Number Description Phone

Telephone Number

1-844-355-ABLE

About Me

About Me

Dr. Chu completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and fellowship in sports medicine at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) and Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine. He has held multiple leadership positions including chief resident as well as Vice President of the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Resident Physician Council. He is currently serving as the representative from the Association of Academic Physiatrists to the American Medical Association. Dr. Chu has published over 15 peer-reviewed articles and has given more than 15 national research presentations, with particular interests in outcomes research as well as medical education.

Location

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

355 East Erie

Chicago, IL 60610

Education & Training

    Education

    Credential

    2002 - 2006
    Yale University, Bachelor of Arts
    2007 - 2011
    Rutgers - New Jersey Medical School, Doctor of Medicine
    Residency

    Credential

    2011 - 2015
    Northwestern McGaw Medical Center / Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    Fellowship

    Credential

    2015 - 2016
    Northwestern McGaw Medical Center / Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Sports Medicine

Honors & Awards

  • Walter E. Heller Chief Resident Award
    Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, 2014
  • Resident Scholarship Recipient
    American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, 2015
  • Sarah Baskin Resident Research Award
    Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, 2015
  • Harris Resident Award
    Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, 2013

Certificates & Licenses

  • Licensed Physician and Surgeon
    State of Illinois
  • Board Certified
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Board Certified
    Sports Medicine

Research Interests

  • Musculoskeletal Outcomes Research
  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
  • Medical Education and Curricular Development
  • Benefits of activity and sports on health