Lawrence W. Frank, MD
Physician, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Elmhurst Neurosciences Institute
Lawrence Frank, MD is a physician with the Elmhurst Neurosciences Institute who specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation and sports medicine. He sees patients at the Institute’s offices in Elmhurst, 1200 S. York Rd., Suite 3160 in the Center for Health on the Elmhurst Hospital campus.
Dr. Frank, who has more than 25 years of experience in sports medicine, is the head team physician for athletics at York Community High School in Elmhurst and at DePaul College Prep High School, formerly known as Gordon Technical High School (Chicago), his alma mater. His sports medicine experience includes on-field and training room treatment of high school, college and professional athletes. He was on the medical staff of the Chicago Fire Major Soccer League club for 15 years.
Dr. Frank received his medical degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He completed his specialty training at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago – Northwestern University and fellowship in spine and sports medicine at Illinois Spine and SportsCare Centers in Bloomingdale, Illinois.
Dr. Frank’s clinical interests include back pain, neck pain, herniated discs, sciatica, sports injuries, running injuries, the aging athlete, osteoarthritis, electrodiagnosis, peripheral nerve injuries and work injuries.
He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and member of the North American Spine Society and American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine.
Dr. Frank also serves as an assistant professor in the departments of neurological surgery and physical medicine and rehabilitation at Rush University School of Medicine in Chicago.