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Lawrence Vogel

Lawrence C. Vogel, MD

  • Pediatrics

Lawrence C. Vogel, M.D., is an internationally recognized expert in pediatric spinal cord injury. He is the chief of pediatrics/medical director of the spinal cord injury program emeritus.

Dr. Vogel received an undergraduate degree in biology from Northwestern University and earned his medical degree from the University of Illinois, Chicago. He completed his residency in pediatrics at Yale New Haven Hospital in Connecticut. Additionally, he completed a fellowship in pediatric infectious diseases at Michael Reese Hospital and a pediatric fellowship at University of Chicago Medical Center.

Areas of special interest to Dr. Vogel include pediatric spinal cord injury, transition to adulthood, and infectious disease.

Dr. Vogel is a professor of pediatrics at Rush University School of Medicine in Chicago and chairman of the steering committee of the Consortium for Spinal Cord Medicine. He serves as a council member for the International Spinal Cord Society and associate editor of Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation. Notably, Dr. Vogel is also past president of the American Spinal Injury Association, past president of the American Paraplegia Society and past president of the Chicago Pediatric Society.

Pediatric Care

More About Me

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Pediatrics, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics, Pediatrics - General
Education and Training

Medical Education
University of Illinois College of Medicine
Chicago, IL
United States of America

Yale New Haven
New Haven, CT
United States of America

Yale New Haven
New Haven, CT
United States of America

Michael Reese Hospital & Medical Center
Chicago, IL
United States of America

Academic Positions and Locations

Rush University

Rush University Medical College

Awards and Honors
  • 2015, Vogel Award, American Spinal Injury Association
  • Past President, American Spinal Injury Association


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