The MENTOR Network

Clinical Advisory Council

Edward Traisman, M.D.

Dr. Traisman is a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and The Network’s pediatric medical director. Dr. Traisman is an expert in policy and practice issues related to children with medically complex conditions. He has published and presented extensively on the subject and is known throughout the country for his expertise in child development and the medical welfare of children.

A resident of Chicago, Illinois, Dr. Traisman continues a third-generation pediatric practice in the Chicagoland area and teaches pediatrics to third-year medical students. He is also an active member of the attending staff at Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago where he has served as President of the Medical-Dental staff. Dr. Traisman is also on the active staff at The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. In 1998, Dr. Traisman received the Physician Recognition Award from the American Medical Association. He graduated from Northwestern University Medical School and is board certified in Pediatrics. His area of interest is pediatric rehabilitation medicine and the care of the chronically ill. Dr. Traisman has been in practice for more than 30 years and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.