Dr. Michelle S Gittler MD Physiatrist

Dr. Michelle Gittler is a physiatrist in Chicago, Illinois and is affiliated with University of Chicago Medical Center. She received her medical degree from University of Illinois College of Medicine and has been in practice for 26 years. Dr. Gittler accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 6 doctors at University of Chicago Medical Center who specialize in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Physiatrist: General Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

Clinical Interests: Traumatic Injury

Education & Medical Training

Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
Residency, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 1989 - 1992

Louis A Weiss Memorial Hospital
Internship, Transitional Year, 1988 - 1989

University of Illinois College of Medicine
Class of 1988

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 21 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 8 years in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Development of a measure of skin care belief scales for persons with spinal cord injury.
King, R. B.,Champion, V. L.,Chen, D.,Gittler, M. S.,Heinemann, A. W.,Bode, R. K.,Semik, P.

Spinal cord injury medicine. 1. Etiology, classification, and acute medical management.
Kirshblum, S.C., Groah, S.L., McKinley, W.O., Gittler, M.S., Stiens, S.A.

Spinal cord injury medicine. 2. Medical complications after spinal cord injury: Identification and management.
McKinley, W.O., Gittler, M.S., Kirshblum, S.C., Stiens, S.A., Groah, S.L.

See all 12 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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