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Maureen Gecht-Silver, Occupational Therapist, Family Medicine

Maureen Gecht-Silver, OTD, MPH, OTR/L

Family Medicine

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Maureen Gecht-Silver is an occupational therapist at UI Health. Maureen has a long-standing interest in improving the health of people with chronic health conditions. She collaborates with patients and family members in all aspects of care including treatment planning and goal setting, and she strives to promote patients' active role in their health. Maureen has specialized training in occupational therapy, self-management support, motivational interviewing, health coaching, and meditation. She is a trainer for the Stanford Developed Chronic Disease Self-Management, Diabetes Self-Management, and Chronic Pain Self-Management Programs; a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers; and a Certified Leader in the Emory University Developed Cognitive Based Compassion Training.

Language : English

specialties & services

  • Family Medicine
  • Self-management of chronic health conditions
  • Chronic pain
  • Fall risk
  • Decline in function
  • Hand and arm pain


Family Medicine Center at University Village, 2nd Floor

722 W. Maxwell St.
Chicago, IL 60607


  • Postgraduate: University of Illinois Chicago
  • Board Certification: National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy