Susan Keeshin

Susan Keeshin, MD

Position Medical Director, Day Rehabilitation
Assistant Professor, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Practicing since 1995
Joined staff in 1995
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About Me

About Me

Dr. Keeshin has been an attending physician at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab (formerly RIC) for 22 years. She has a very diverse practice caring for adults with a variety of diagnoses and conditions. She is also the Medical Director of the DayRehab program at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab. This program is unique to Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, where patients are involved in an interdisciplinary, outpatient rehabilitation program led by physicians. She has been involved in a variety of research initiatives including the Model Spinal Cord Injury Grant, the Nexstim Stroke study focusing on neuromodulation for stroke recovery, and most recently a grant from the American Brain Tumor Association, looking at outcomes of brain tumor patients in an outpatient rehabilitation setting.

Dr. Keeshin treats outpatients in Northbrook at the address on the left. She treats patients in the DayRehab program at 2591 Compass Rd in Glenview. Please check to ensure you are visiting the correct location.


Northbrook Outpatient Center

900 Skokie Blvd - Suite 175

Northbrook, IL 60062

Education & Training



    1976 - 1980
    University of Illinois, Urbana, Food and Nutrition
    1988 - 1991
    Rosland Franklin School of medicine/ The Chicago Medical School, Medical Degree


    1991 - 1995
    Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago/Northwestern University, Physical medicine and rehabilitaion

Honors & Awards

  • Top Doctor
    Chicago Hospital News, 2008
  • Janet Glascow Memorial Citation
    Chicago Medical School, 1991
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

Certificates & Licenses

  • Board Certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitaion

Research Interests

  • Stroke recovery and function
  • Rehabilitaion in the brain tumor population