Nader Aziz - A Physician With moreThan Two Decades Of Experience
Spanning over two decades, the career of Nader Aziz, M.D., is marked by his work in practicing medicine, leading medical research, and teaching. Possessing certifications in both trauma and cardiac life support, he has worked in urgent care, emergency medicine, and primary care in Illinois and Minnesota. He is currently a practicing partner at Regency Medical Center based in Palatine and Barrington, Illinois. In addition to his work at the family practice, he is an attending physician at the Cardiac Rehabilitation Service at Harper College, also in Palatine.
Before beginning his career in medicine, Nader Aziz, M.D., earned a Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry and Cell Biology from the University of California. He graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School four years later in 1987. Dr. Aziz completed post-graduate training in general surgery at the University of Hawaii before returning to Minnesota for additional training in family medicine. After working in urgent care and emergency medicine for a few years, the doctor became a family practice resident at Chicago’s Swedish Covenant Hospital in 1992.
He was named Chief Resident while there. He went on to become board certified by the American Board of Family Practice in 1994 and began working as a primary care physician at Regency Medical Center three years later.
Beyond his extensive career as a practicing physician, Dr. Aziz has also functioned as both researcher and teacher. He served as principal investigator for seven drug studies. His research focused on the efficacy of drugs developed to treat health conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, chronic bronchitis, and allergies. While a resident at Swedish Covenant Hospital, he conducted research on the prevalence of MRSA, a drug-resistant bacteria causing serious infectious disease.
In addition to his work in medical research, Dr. Aziz taught physiology at Concord Career Institute and continues to serve as a mentor to Midwestern University students in the physician’s assistant program.