Elizabeth M. Pieroth, PsyD, ABPP is a Board Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist and is the Director of the Concussion Program at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush. She was most recently the Associate Director of the NorthShore University HealthSystem Sports Concussion Program.
She has been involved in the assessment of players in the National Hockey League since 1997 and is the Head Injury/Concussion specialist for the Chicago Bears, Blackhawks, White Sox, Fire, and the National Women’s Soccer League, as well as numerous colleges and high schools across the State of Illinois. Dr. Pieroth is the Co-Director of the NFL Neuropsychology Consulting Program. She is also on the Board of Directors of the Brain Injury Association of Illinois and is a member of the USA Football Heads Up Advisory Committee, the NFL Head, Neck and Spine Committee, the US Soccer Concussion Task Force and the Amateur Hockey Association of Illinois Safety Committee. She has been awarded the 2018 Chicago Illini of the Year Award, the 2016 USA Hockey Excellence in Safety Award, the University of Illinois 2016 LAS Alumni Achievement Award, the 2014 AHAI Presidents Award, and 2012 Brain Injury Association of IL Make A Difference Award.
She has published on concussion management and neuropsychological assessment. Dr. Pieroth is currently working on her Masters in Public Health through the Medical College of Wisconsin.
Assessment and management of concussions and other traumatic brain injuries
Effective treatments for persistent concussion symptoms
Education / Certifications
Bachelor of Science in Psychology, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Illinois School of Professional Psychology, Rolling Meadows, IL
Clinical Psychology Intern, Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital and Care Network, Chicago, IL
Postdoctoral Fellow in Neuropsychology, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI
Diplomate in Clinical Neuropsychology, American Board of Professional Psychology
Dr. Elizabeth Pieroth, PsyD, ABPP joined Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush on January 1st, 2020. Patient satisfaction ratings will be published once there is sufficient data.