Vivian Roy

Vivian Roy, MD

Position Attending Physician
Practicing since 2018
Joined staff in 2018
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About Me

About Me

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



    2009 - 2013
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, MD
    2003 - 2007
    University of Maryland (College Park), BS


    2013 - 2017
    Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Milwaukee, WI


    2017 - 2018
    Spinal Cord Injury Fellowship, Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Milwaukee, WI

Honors & Awards

  • Satter Foundation Scholarship
    2009 - 2013

Professional Affiliations

  • AAPM&R
    American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals
    American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine