Vivian Roy, MD joined the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab in 2018 as an attending physician. She is an assistant professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Her primary clinical interests include spasticity and dystonia management using botulinum toxin injections and baclofen pumps; spinal cord injury; and EMG (electromyography).
Dr. Roy earned her medical degree from the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University (Chicago, IL). She subsequently completed her physical medicine & rehabilitation residency and spinal cord Injury fellowship at the Medical College of Wisconsin (Milwaukee, WI). She believes in a patient-centered approach to treatment, with an emphasis on shared decision making, and the goal of maximizing function and quality of life.
Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
355 East Erie
Chicago, IL 60611
Education & Training
Honors & Awards
Satter Foundation Scholarship2009 - 2013
AAPM&RAmerican Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
ASCIPAcademy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals
AANEMAmerican Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine