Board-certified anesthesiologist Asghar Rizvi, MD, helps people manage pain with individualized treatment plans and follow-ups at Stellar Pain and Spine Specialists, with locations in the Northside of Chicago and western suburbs, including Lincoln Park, Wicker Park, Lake View East, Ukrainian Village, Budlong Woods, Norwood Park West, Bucktown, Andersonville, River Forest, and Oak Park, Illinois.
He graduated with his medical degree in 2009 from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood, Illinois, before completing his internship and residency in anesthesiology at Loyola University Medical Center. He then moved to New York City for a fellowship in interventional pain medicine at New York University Langone Medical Center.
Dr. Rizvi has extensive experience in academia and medical practice. An esteemed lecturer, he has won awards for his excellence in patient care.
Throughout his career, Dr. Rizvi has conducted guest lectures across the midwest highlighting cancer pain, vertebral augmentation procedures, opioid management, and overviews of pain management for non-specialist providers. He also regularly attends procedural workshops across the United States and educates students and residents about pain management.
Dr. Rizvi holds memberships in the American Society of Anesthesiology (ASA) and the American Society of Regional Anesthesia (ASRA) and Illinois State Medical Society.
When he isn’t at Stellar Pain and Spine Specialists, Dr. Rizvi spends his free time volunteering and helping others.