Dr. Chandi is a licensed physical therapist who is also a Board-Certified Pediatric Specialist with 18 years of experience. She has provided quality care to pediatric and adult clients in a variety of settings in Chicago and Los Angeles, including Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Advocate Children’s Hospital, LaRabida Children’s Hospital, and Cedar Sinai Medical Center. Her experience working with infants and young children include time in Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care Units, home based Early Intervention programs, and schools systems. She is a certified instructor in Prenatal/Postnatal Fitness and Mat Pilates and has a background/training in Yoga and Pilates for kids with and without special needs, and childhood sports injury prevention.
Dr. Chandi earned both her Masters and Doctorate degrees in Physical Therapy from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and completed her Bachelor’s of Science degree at Spelman College. She was also Assistant Professor and Director of Clinical Education at Northwestern University Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences and Adjunct Clinical Faculty at University of Southern California Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy. She most recently joined Erikson Institute as an adjunct faculty member summer 2018 teaching Physical Growth and Child Development.
The health of the community has been a passion of Dr. Chandi since she was a graduate student and is excited to be able to pursue this passion full time.