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David Chen, MD

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Medical Director, Spinal Cord Injury Program
The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

David Chen, MD is the medical director of the Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation program at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) and the acute spine program at Northwestern Memorial Hospital (NMH).  He is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation and the subspecialty of spinal cord medicine, and has been treating patients for more than 23 years. Dr. Chen is not only a clinician, but a researcher. As the project director for the Midwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury Care System (MRSCICS), a federal program of the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) which designates RIC one of 14 model systems of care in the U.S., he leads investigators in the study of robotic walking therapy and bringing promising treatments from the laboratory to clinical trial phase to improve patient outcomes.

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