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The Functional Neurosurgery Program at Northwestern Memorial Hospital is proud to be in the forefront of comprehensive, integrated care delivery. Our program is made up of a multidisciplinary team of physicians, surgeons, nurses, physical and occupational therapists, speech and language pathologists, social workers, and educators to provide comprehensive care.


  • Joshua Rosenow, MD, FACS (Director of Functional Neurosurgery, Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine)



Nurses & Clinical Coordinators

  • Christine Giblin, RN, BSN
  • David Kettley, RN, BSN
  • Kim Janko, RN, BSN

Movement Disorders Center Coordinator & Clinical Social Worker

  • Diane B. Breslow, MSW, LCSW

Movement Disorders Clinical Research Coordinators

  • Karen Williams, BA (Senior Clinical Research Coordinator)
  • Lauren Vainio, BS

Rehabilitation Medicine

Physical Therapist

  • Erin Finnegan, PT

Speech-Language Pathologists

  • Kristin A. Larsen, MA, SLP
  • Cory L. Atkinson, MA, CCC-SLP

Music Therapist

  • Elizabeth Stegemöller, MT-BC

Clinical Neurophysiologist

  • Colum MacKinnon, PhD


  • Matthew T. Walker, MD 
Last UpdateJune 23, 2011


For more information or to make an appointment please call 312-695-8143 or email dbs@northwestern.edu.