Our physicians are here to help you improve your health, eliminate or decrease your pain and recover you to a full normal function
as quickly as possible. Our doctors have extensive experience in the field of Interventional Pain Management and are always up to
date on the latest technologies, diagnostic and treatment modalities. Your care will be provided by Board Certified Physician
Anesthesiologist who is additionally trained in the field of Interventional Pain Management.
Axel Vargas, M.D.,
River North Interventional Pain Management Consultants, S.C.,
Regional Anesthesiology and Interventional Pain Management
680 North Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60611
Dr. Axel Vargas is an Attending Anesthesiologist with extensive experience in the areas of
Ambulatory Anesthesia, complex Regional Anesthesia, Interventional Pain Management,
non-surgical Interventional Spine procedures as well as Neuromodulation techniques, i.e.,
dorsal column spine stimulation.
His area of expertise includes diagnosis of various forms of acute, chronic and
idiopathic pain conditions, Interventional Pain Management, non-surgical Interventional
Spine procedures, i.e., percutaneous discectomy and nucleoplasty, as well as Neuromodulation
techniques, i.e., dorsal column spine stimulation.
He completed a Surgical Residency training at Case Western Reserve University
affiliated Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio and subsequently trained in the field of
Anesthesiology and Pain Management at Northwestern University Hospitals in
He is fluent in Italian and Spanish, and speaks Russian and French as well.
His wife, Dr. Yana Nedvetsky, is an Assistant Professor with the Department of
Orthodontics at the University of Illinois (UIC) and she is re-known Implant
Dentist in the Chicago area.
He has two daughters, Nicole, a travel blogger and an executive with a
media-advertising firm in Manhattan in New York City, Natalie a college student
at The Juilliard School of Music and an accomplished International piano
Performer and Jan, a Taekwondo black belt and a cellist in the making.