Advisory Board

Dr. Ahmed A. Elborno

Ahmed Elborno, M.D. is the director of Advanced Chicago Pain and Spine Physician Centers / Midwest Academy of Pain and Spine. He is the director of the Pain Management Center of Excellence at Hinsdale Hospital, and he is Medical Director / Anesthesiologist at Advanced Ambulatory Surgical Center in Chicago.
Licensed in the state of Illinois and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, he holds board certifications from the American Board of Anesthesiology, subspecialty in Pain Management; American Board of Pain Medicine; American Board of Pain Management; Competence and Narcotic Certification; American Board of Minimally Invasive Spine Specialists; American Board of Interventional Pain Physicians (ABIPP); and the Fellow of International Pain Physicians (FIPP).
Before joining Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, he was the Department Chairman of Anesthesia and Peri-operative Pain at Rush Oak Park Hospital, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center of Chicago, and Medical Director at the University Pain Center in Hoffman Estates. He completed his fellowship in Pain Management at Rush Presbyterian-St Luke’s Medical Center of Chicago, and his residency in General Surgery and Anesthesia at Loyola University Medical Center.
Ahmed’s professional affiliations are many, including but not limited to: American Academy of Minimally Invasive Spine Specialists, World Institute of Pain (WIP), Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of the United States, Board Member of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP), Critical Care Society of Anesthesia, Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, Society of Pediatric Anesthesia, International Anesthesia Research Society, and the Society of Ambulatory Anesthesia.
Ahmed is the recipient of numerous awards and tributes such as, American’s Top Physicians-Consumer Research Council of America for Anesthesia and Pain Management, Physician of the Year Award at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical University, Strathmore’s Who’s Who, and the National Leadership and Businessman of the Year Award, 2003.
His areas of clinical expertise include and are not limited to, treatment of neck and back pain with sciatica and pinched nerves (cervical and lumbar radiculopathies), failed back syndrome (post laminectomy pain syndrome), intractable headaches, facial pain syndromes, complex regional pain syndrome, peripheral neuropathies, spasticity and compression fractures related to osteoporosis.
Ahmed is a highly qualified specialist for various pain conditions. He provides the latest techniques and modalities available in the field of interventional pain management, using state of the art minimally invasive techniques, which utilize percutaneous treatment including effective needle and probe techniques which minimize patient discomfort while avoiding many surgical and anesthetic risks and expenses.
His areas of technical expertise include and are not limited to spinal cord stimulation, peripheral nerve stimulation, cervical and lumbar discography, percutaneous disc decompression, intrathecal pumps, vertebroplasty, facet blocks, nerve blocks, and joint injections.
Ahmed holds specialized pharmacological and clinical experience that allowed him to be a national and international speaker and instructor for many medical device companies and pharmaceutical companies. He teaches minimally invasive procedures to other practitioners nationally and internationally. He has been also a speaker and instructor for spinal cord stimulation and percutaneous disc decompression.
He is a national and international speaker in a variety of pain conditions including and not limited to back pain and pinched nerve pain due to herniated disc or failed back surgery, fibromyalgia, post herpetic neuralgia, and diabetic peripheral neuropathic pain.
Ahmed holds patent Systems and methods for treating essential tremor or restless leg syndrome using spinal cord stimulation. Watch PRP (platelet rich plasma) for pain by Dr. Ahmed Elborno. Follow his Twitter feed.