About Advanced Physicians 2017-04-11T16:48:49+00:00

About Advanced Physicians – Chicagoland’s First Choice For Evidence-Based Physical Medicine Treatment

Take advantage of our multi-disciplinary approach and experience the convenience of having our team diagnose and treat you without the hassle of traveling from one place to another. We accept all PPO insurances. We are also a Veteran’s Choice Program Provider.

The Multi-Disciplinary Approach

At Advanced Physicians, we believe that an integrated approach to diagnosis and care provides the most appropriate and effective care for patients. Our team of experts from a variety of disciplines will benefit our patient with a more accurate diagnosis and a more complete range of treatment options.

Advanced Physicians, is a comprehensive musculoskeletal rehabiliation organization that offers a combined multi-disciplinary approach utilizing Medical Physicians, Chiropractic Physicians, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Neurosurgery and Orthopedic Surgery. Each location is capable of the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions. We accomplish this by utilizing cutting edge diagnostic and treatment protocols administered by highly qualified and licensed professionals.

The medical physician in each location will diagnose your musculoskeletal condition. The medical physician can also order a variety of tests such as electromyography (EMG), nerve conduction studies (NCV), x-rays, and MRI. Based on the history and physical findings, the medical physician creates a customized treatment plan for our patient. The treatment plan is then co-managed by our Chiropractors and Physical Therapists in order to provide a comprehensive treatment program customized for each patient.

About Advanced Physicians Group Team Leaders

Diverse Team of Orthopedic & Pain Management Professionals

Dr. Salman Chaudri, DO

Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Chaudri graduated with his Bachelor’s degree in Honors Biology from Loyola University in Chicago, IL. He received his medical degree from Midwestern University in Downers Grove, IL and completed his internship and residency at St. James Hospital in Olympia Fields, IL.

Dr. Chaudri was fellowship trained in Sports Medicine at the Los Angeles Orthopaedic Institute in Los Angeles, CA in August 2009.

Dr. Bessie Sandas, M.D.

Medical Director

Dr. Sandas has been Medical Director at Advanced Physicians since 2004.  She is double board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine.  Dr. Sandas specializes in acute and sub acute rehabilitation, neuro/musculoskeletal evaluations and treatment, electro diagnostic medicine including EMG testing, chronic pain management and sports injuries.

Dr. Sandas received her medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan.

Dr. Raj Patel, M.D.

Pain Management

Dr. Patel is a board certified fellowship trained interventional pain physician. He completed his bachelor of science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison graduating with honors. Dr. Patel then attended medical school at the Medical College of Wisconsin.
Following medical school, Dr. Patel completed both his internship and residency in anesthesiology at the University of Michigan during which time he published in a peer reviewed journal. Dr. Patel continued his training completing his fellowship in interventional pain medicine at the University of Michigan.
Dr. Patel has presented numerous times at national meetings including the American Society of Anesthesiology annual meeting. Dr. Patel has wide ranging interests in interventional pain medicine including cervical spine disorders, Botox for headaches, post laminectomy syndrome, lumbar spine arthropathy, herniated disc disease, complex regional pain syndrome and spinal cord stimulation. Standing as a leader among pain management physicians he has significant experience treating a broad array of complex pain disorders.