Nick Knezevic, M.D., Ph.D.

Clinical Associate Professor of Anesthesiology & Surgery; Division Chair, Clinical Research 

Dr. Knezevic received his MD and Ph.D. degrees from the School of Medicine, the University of Belgrade in Serbia. He completed his training at the University of Illinois-Chicago and joined the anesthesia team at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in April, 2009 as the Director of Anesthesiology Research. 

He has extensive expertise in basic and clinical research, which makes him an irreplaceable member of translational grants reviewing committees and IRB board. 

Dr. Knezevic is managing several clinical trials (phases I-IV) and testing different pain medications and medical devices for acute and chronic pain in our clinic.  Dr. Knezevic is a recognized lecturer in many national and international conferences with multiple awards for outstanding achievements. 

Articles, Interviews & Publications

NEWS:  Dr. Candido Listed as 1 of the 3 BEST PAIN MANAGEMENT DOCTORS in Chicago, IL!     READ MORE


PUBLICATIONS: Dr. Candido Featured in American Society of Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine 40th Anniversary Article.  READ MORE

ARTICLE: Dr. Candido Teams with Hall of Famer Staubach! READ MORE


April 2017:  ASIPP Awards Committee presents Dr. Knezevic with the Academic Achievement Award for his dedication to interventional pain management through teaching, mentoring, and research.  

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