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Dr. John Prunskis

John V. Prunskis

MD, FIPP

Illinois Pain & Spine Institute

4.6/5

4.6 score, 94 reviews

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John V. Prunskis, M.D. FIPP, is one of Illinois’ most esteemed interventional pain specialists. Dr. Prunskis is a presidential appointee to the Department of Health and Human Services’ Best Practices Pain Task Force in Washington, D.C., to establish national standards for the treatment of pain where he currently serves when not seeing patients.

Illinois Pain & Spine Institute

Dr. Chadi Yaacoub

Chadi Yaacoub

MD, FIPP

Illinois Pain & Spine Institute

4.5/5

4.5 score, 70 reviews

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Chadi Yaacoub, M.D. FIPP received his medical degree from the prestigious Lebanese University Faculty of Medical Sciences. He completed his internship and residency at Wayne State University and was asked to stay on with the University for his Interventional Pain Medicine Fellowship.

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Dr. Perri

Steven Perri

PA-C, Physician Assitant

Illinois Pain & Spine Institute

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4.5/5

4.5 score, 70 reviews

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Steven Perri is a Certified Physician Assistant working at Illinois Pain & Spine Institute.  After graduating on the Dean’s list from Benedictine University with a BS in Biology, he received a CNA Certification from Harper College.

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Terri Dallas-Prunskis

MD

Illinois Pain & Spine Institute

4.5/5

4.7 score, 66 reviews

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Dr. Terri Dallas-Prunskis earned her medical degree and completed her residency training at Howard University School of Medicine.

She completed her Pain Management Fellowship at the University of New Jersey School of Medicine. Dr. Dallas-Prunskis was recruited by the University of Chicago to serve as Chairman of their Pain Management Program, where she led for seven years before co-founding Illinois Pain & Spine Institute (IPSI) and The Regenerative Stem Cell Institute (TRSCI).

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Samir Sharma

MD

Pain & Spine Institute

4.4/5

4.4 score, 32 reviews

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Born and raised in Joliet, Dr. Sharma graduated from Joliet West High School in 1993, and continued his college education at the Illinois Institute of Technology. Participating in an accelerated combined degree program integrating engineering and medicine, Dr. Sharma earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering in three years and completed medical school at the University of Health Sciences/Chicago Medical School in 2000.

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Udit V. Patel

DO, MS

Pain & Spine Institute

4.4/5

4.4 score, 40 reviews

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Dr. Patel grew up in the western suburbs of Chicago and attended Loyola University Chicago to obtain a degree in Chemistry. Furthering his education, Dr. Patel completed a Masters in Biomedical Sciences from Barry University in Miami, Florida. Finally, he received his medical degree from Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida in 2002. Dr. Patel completed a rotating internship in Florida then completed an Anesthesiology residency at Advocate Illinois Masonic located in Chicago. Dr. Patel excelled throughout his training, receiving the Intern of the Year and Resident of the Year awards.

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Russ Wudel

PA-C

Pain & Spine Institute

5/5
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Russ grew up in the state of South Dakota. He attended the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, SD obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology in 1978. He continued his education at the National College of Chiropractic in Lombard, IL where he received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 1984. He went on to further his education at the Cook County Hospital/Malcolm X College in Chicago, IL receiving his Physician Assistant degree in 2001.

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Jennifer Hinchley

MSN, APRN, FNP-C

Gateway Spine & Pain Physicians

5/5
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Jennifer Hinchley MSN, APRN, FNP-C is a Nurse Practitioner certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She earned her Bachelor and Master of Science in Nursing degrees from Chamberlain University where she graduated with honors, Magna cum laude.

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India Hollinquest

MSN, APRN, FNP-BC

Pain & Spine Institute

5/5
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India is a board-certified Nurse Practitioner at our pain practice. She grew up in the western suburbs of Chicago and attended The University of Illinois at Chicago, obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts & Sciences, with major in Applied Psychology & minor in Biological Sciences in 2009. She went on to obtain her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Resurrection University in 2010; and later furthered her career by obtaining a Master’s of Science in Nursing with Family Nurse Practitioner Certification from Olivet Nazarene University in 2016.

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Sheel Patel

MD

APAC Centers for Pain Management

4.8/5

4.8 score, 5 reviews

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Dr. Patel is Board Certified in Anesthesiology & Pain Management.  He received his Medical Degree at West Virginia University School  of Medicine, completed his Anesthesiology Residency at Rush University Medical Center and his Chronic Pain Medicine Fellowship at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation. 

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Randolph Chang

MD

APAC Centers for Pain Management

3.5/5

3.5 score, 17 reviews

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Dr. Chang is the Chief Medical Officer of APAC. He specializes in pain management and interventional spine procedures. He received his Medical Degree and completed his Anesthesiology Residency and Pain Fellowship training at Rush University Medical Center.

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Shaan H. Khan

MD

APAC Centers for Pain Management

5/5

5.0 score, 3 reviews

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Dr. Khan is Board Certified in Anesthesiology. He received his Medical Degree at Ross University School of Medicine and completed his Anesthesiology Residency and Pain Management Fellowship at Upstate University Hospital.  Dr. Khan is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists and the American Pakistani Physicians of North America. 

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Nicole Wilbanks

NP

APAC Centers for Pain Management

5/5
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Nicole received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Purdue University Northwest and was a Registered Nurse with over 10 years of experience before training as a Family Nurse Practitioner. 

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Shreyasi Dalal

MD

APAC Centers for Pain Management

5/5
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Dr. Dalal has more than 30 years of clinical experience, specializing in Anesthesiology. She completed her residency at Ravenswood Hospital Chicago and further medical education and training at Medical College of Wisconsin, after having earned her medical degree from Gujarat University in India. 

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Nicole received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Purdue University Northwest and was a Registered Nurse with over 10 years of experience before training as a Family Nurse Practitioner. 

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John K. Hong

MD

Gateway Spine & Pain Physicians

4.7/5

4.7 score, 103 reviews

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Dr. Hong is the founder and President of Gateway Spine & Pain Physicians. He serves as the medical director of inpatient and outpatient pain management at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital.

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Todd Hagle

MD

Gateway Spine & Pain Physicians

4/5

4.0 score, 29 reviews

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Dr. Hagle is Board Certified in Anesthesiology and Board Certified in Pain Management. He graduated from Missouri School of Medicine and completed Fellowships in Anesthesia and Pain Management at Rush University Medical Center. 

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Poornima Panjwani

PA-C

Gateway Spine & Pain Physicians

5/5

5.0 score, 1 review

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Poornima earned her physician assistant certificate from Malcolm X College and her Masters of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies from St. Francis University. She is board certified by the National Commission for Certification of Physician Assistants. Poornima received her M.B.B.S. (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery) from B.J. Medical College, Pune University in India.

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