Pain Management Specialist and Sailboat Racer
Dr. Nicholas Kondelis serves as president and chief executive officer of Advanced Pain Consultants of Oak Brook, Illinois. In his practice, Nicholas Kondelis, MD, helps patients deal with pain using both pharmacological and interventional methods.
A graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago, Dr. Kondelis founded Advanced Pain Consultants in 2007, after working at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital for 20 years as an anesthesiologist and pain specialist. He initiated the open-heart program in the operating room and ICU, constantly working to improve monitoring and equipment capabilities to keep up with advances in technology.
Dr. Kondelis advises and lectures for numerous pharmaceutical companies, including Astra Zeneca, Eli Lilly, Purdue Pharma, and others. He belongs to the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians and is a diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology, the American Board of Pain Medicine, the American Academy of Pain Medicine and the National Board of Medical Examiners. He holds Additional Qualifications in Pain Medicine, AQPM, from the American Board of Medical Specialties ranking among only 4000 physicians nationwide with AQPM.
Dr. Kondelis enjoys sailing on the Great Lakes and owns an Olympic-class racing boat. An avid cook, he enjoys preparing French, and Greek cuisine for family and friends. He also maintains an organic garden every summer and grows orchids, hibiscus, gardenia and jasmine.