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Ryan C. Enke, MD
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Rockfort, IL

About Ryan C. Enke, MD

Dr. Ryan Enke is a board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at OrthoIllinois in Rockford, IL.  He is also an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford.

Dr. Enke received his medical degree at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago and completed a transitional year internship at Kettering Medical Center in Kettering, OH. He completed his physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. There, Dr. Enke received the Earl Elkins Award—the highest honor for a PM&R resident. Throughout his academic career, Dr. Enke has received many honors and awards.

Furthermore, Dr. Enke is a member of several prestigious medical societies, including the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and AAPM&R Musculoskeletal Medicine Council.



Enke, Ryan C. The Role of the Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Physician in Work-Related Injuries. Rockford Orthopedic Associates, Rockford, IL. November 17, 2010.

Enke, Ryan C. Runners and Shoes: The Knowledge Gap: Lower Extremity Review. May 2010; 5(2):57-61.

Enke, Ryan C. Comprehensive Assessment of the Injured Runner. Therapy Power Hour. Rockford Orthopedic Associates. Rockford, IL. October 13, 2009.

Enke, Ryan C., Edward R. Laskowski, Kristine Thomsen. Running Shoe Selection Criteria among Adolescent Cross-Country Runners. PM R. Sep; 1(9): 816-9.

Enke, Ryan. Running Shoe Selections and Replacement. Rockford Road Runners Newsletter. September 2009.

Enke, Ryan C., Edward R. Laskowski. Running Shoe Selection among Adolescent Cross-Country Runners. Original Research Poster Presented at American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Annual Assembly, San Diego, CA. November 22, 2008.

Enke, Ryan C., David L. Nash. Equinovarus Deformity Secondary to a Right Sciatic Perineurioma: A Case Report. Poster Presented at Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA. February 23, 2008.

Enke, Ryan C., Stolp, Kathryn A. Peripheral Nerve Injuries: Clinical Problem Solving. PM&R Grand Rounds. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. December 7, 2007.

Enke, Ryan C. Sciatic Neuropathy. Clinical Neurophysiology Case Conference. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. September 7, 2007.

Enke, Ryan C. Running Shoes and Injury Prevention: A Review of the Literature. PM&R Grand Rounds. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. June 8, 2007.

Enke, Ryan C. Secondary Prevention of Coronary Artery Disease. Kettering Medical Center, Kettering, OH. Morning Report Presentation. December 16, 2005.

Savkovic SD, Berkes J, Enke R, Viswanathan VK, Hecht G. Type III secretion and EspF are involved in EPEC-induced epithelial inflammation. Gastro 124: 826, 2003.

Vicari, Joseph J., M.D., Ryan C. Enke, and John F. Johanson, M.D. The Effectiveness of PPIs in Preventing Recurrent Peptic Esophageal Strictures. Contributed to Poster at Annual Meetings of American Gastroenterological Association, Atlanta, GA. May 19-22, 2001.

Enke, Ryan C., Ryan Liermann, and Lee Sylvers, PhD. Y-PER II and an Enhanced Method for User-Friendly Protein Extraction from Yeast. Research presented at Summer Science Forum 2000, Rockford, IL on August 4, 2000. Hosted by Pierce Chemical and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford.

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