Dr. James Sliwa DO Physiatrist

Dr. James Sliwa is a physiatrist in Chicago, Illinois. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. He received his medical degree from Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and has been in practice for 29 years. Dr. Sliwa accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 71 doctors at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and one of 53 at Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago who specialize in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Physiatrist: General Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Hospital Affiliation

Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
Ranked #1 in Rehabilitation

Education & Medical Training

McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
Residency, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 1981 - 1984

Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
Class of 1980

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

IN State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Characterizations of reflex and nonreflex changes in spastic multiple sclerosis.
Zhang, L. Q.,Chen, K.,Kang, S. H.,Sliwa, J. A.,Cohen, B. A.,Rymer, W. Z.,Wang, L.

Programmatic Design for Teaching the Introductory Skills and Concepts of Lumbar Spine Procedures to Physiatry Residents: A Prospective Multiyear Study.
Visco, C. J.,Kennedy, D. J.,Chimes, G. P.,Rittenberg, J.,McLean, J.,Dawson, P.,Margolis, S.,Lento, P.,Ihm, J.,Sliwa, J.,Smeal, W.,Sorosky, B.,Plastaras, C.

Neuromuscular rehabilitation and electrodiagnosis. 4. Specialized neuropathy.
Agre, J. C., Sliwa, J. A.

See all 34 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • First Choice
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Lifewise Health Plan of Oregon
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Pacificare HMO
  • PacificSource Preferred PSN
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Providence Health System Preferred PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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