John T. Frederick Jr

Display Name John T. Frederick Jr., CPO

Position Certified Prosthetist-Orthotist
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About Me

About Me

John is an ABC Certified and Illinois Licensed Orthotist-Prosthetist who provides orthotic care to inpatients at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab’s Flagship hospital.  Practicing since 2005, he has developed expertise in spinal, lower extremity and upper extremity orthotic management.  John specializes in Neuromuscular and Pediatric populations.  He strives to provide passionate care with an understanding on each patient’s pathology and unique needs to assess, formulate and implement the most appropriate orthotic treatment plan.  John has a passion for educating others about the role of Orthotics and Prosthetics in Rehabilitation Medicine.  He mentors Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Orthotic Residents as well as students from Northwestern University’s Prosthetic/Orthotic Center.  He also provides educational in-services to physical and occupational therapists.


Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

355 East Erie

Chicago, IL 60611

Education & Professional Associations



    1994 - 1998
    Bradley University Communications
    Northwestern University Medical School Orthotics
    Northwestern University Medical School Prosthetics


    2005 - 2006
    Scheck & Siress Advanced Orthotics and Prosthetics Orthotics
    2009 - 2010
    Scheck & Siress Advanced Orthotics and Prosthetics Prosthetics

Honors + Awards

  • Resident Travel Award
    Orthotic & Prosthetic Education and Research Foundation
    , 2011

Certificates + Licenses

  • Certified Prosthetist Orthotist
    American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics, Inc.; License, Prosthetist-Orthotist Illinois