Nebojsa Nick Knezevic, MD PhD Vice Chair for Research and Education

Dr. Nebojsa Nick Knezevic is the Vice Chairman for Research and Education at the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, and also a Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology and Surgery at the College of Medicine, the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is the current President of the Illinois Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, Director-at-Large of the North American Neuromodulation Society Board of Directors, and member of Editorial Boards of many prestigious medical journals. Dr. Knezevic has extensive expertise in basic and clinical research and has published more than 150 peer-reviewed scientific articles, that were cited more than 3500 times; including the most recent publication in the Lancet journal with an impact factor of 70.321.Throughout his prestigious academic career, Dr. Knezevic has developed many research and educational programs for medical students, residents, fellows, and attending physicians. Dr. Knezevic manages multiple U.S. and global clinical trials (phases I-IV) for the testing of different pain medications and medical devices for the treatment of acute and chronic pain. He is also a recognized lecturer at many national and international conferences. Dr. Knezevic received multiple recognitions and excellence awards for patient care, teaching, outstanding research, and academic achievements, including the Manchikanti Excellence Award for 2021.