Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
Rebecca L Carl, MD, MSCI

Rebecca L Carl, MD, MSCI

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Academic General Pediatrics and Primary Care)

Focus of Work


Dr. Carl completed her residency in Pediatrics at the University of Wisconsin. She completed a fellowship in Non-operative pediatric orthopaedics at the University of Wisconsin and a fellowship in Primary Care Sports Medicine at Rush University.

Academic Focus

Dr. Carl directs the primary care sports medicine fellowship at McGaw/Lurie Children's Hospital. She teaches for the Lifestyle Medicine, Health and Society, and Musculoskeletal modules for 1st and 2nd year medical students. Her research interests include Community-based Participatory Research (CBPR), lower extremity apophysitis and other overuse injuries and clubfoot.

Clinical Focus

Dr. Carl's clinical focus includes non-operative pediatric orthopaedics with a focus on congenital foot deformities and pediatric and adolescent sports medicine.


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Education and Certification

  • MD: University of Illinois - Chicago (1999)
  • MSCI: Northwestern University, Clinical Investigation (2014)
  • Residency: University of Wisconsin Medical School, Pediatrics (2002)
  • Fellowship: Mt. Sinai Hospital-NY, Pediatrics Cardiology (2003)
  • Fellowship: University of Wisconsin Medical School, Non-operative Pediatric Orthopedics (2007)
  • Fellowship: Rush Univ. Medical Center, Primary Care Sports Medicine (2008)
  • Board Certification: Pediatrics, Sports Medicine (Pediatrics)

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