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About RUSH Specialty Hospital - Inpatient Rehabilitation

RUSH Specialty Hospital, a partnership between Select Medical and Rush University System for Health (RUSH), puts patients first. Our team provides top-quality inpatient rehabilitation care and innovative treatment plans tailored to patients. Those patients are recovering from a range of conditions, including strokes, spinal cord, brain and orthopedic injuries, as well as neurological disease and other medically complex conditions.

The 56-bed acute inpatient rehabilitation unit sits within RUSH Specialty Hospital on the campus of the Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. We offer a continuum of care that ensures safe, high-quality rehabilitation services. The goal of the rehabilitation program is to help patients walk, talk, think and eat again. Our care teams help patients become as independent as possible, allowing them to return to their daily lives.

We are seeking health care professionals eager to make an impact in our patients' lives. If you are passionate about delivering exceptional care, we encourage you to explore a career with us at RUSH Specialty Hospital.

Working at RUSH Specialty Hospital - Inpatient Rehabilitation

Our interdisciplinary care teams develop personalized treatment plans to meet patient needs, with a goal to improve over time and return to daily life. Learn what this looks like in the videos below.

Continuum of care
RUSH Critical Illness Recovery
RUSH Specialty Hospital specializes in treating patients recovering from catastrophic critical illness. Our physician-led, interdisciplinary care teams develop individual treatment plans to meet each patient's needs with a goal to improve over time and return to their daily lives.
Continuum of care
RUSH Physical Therapy
We partner with patients to heal, relieve pain and get back to the things that are important. Our outpatient physical therapy locations offer occupational and hand therapy, sports medicine, workplace injury treatment and prevention, and specialized rehabilitation services.


We are committed to creating a culture of inclusivity and diversity while providing opportunities for professional growth and development.

  • RUSH Specialty Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission, an independent, not-for-profit organization that focuses on the safety and quality of care for persons treated at hospitals and health care facilities nationwide.
  • Select Medical is proud to receive recognition in 2024 both as a Greatest Workplace for Women and a Greatest Workplace for Diversity.
  • Proudly supporting our military veterans and their spouses.

Leonard does a pull up on the beach while sitting in his wheelchair.
Our patients say it best
Leonard's story*
One fall day in 2016, a motorcycle accident changed Leo’s life forever. He was hit by a truck and critically injured. Rushed to the hospital by ambulance, Leo underwent surgery. A complete T-7 spinal cord injury left him paralyzed from the upper abdomen down. At age 30, Leo was now living with paraplegia.

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*Patient success story from across our hospital network.