The Illinois Back Institute’s multidisciplinary team of medical doctors, chiropractors, physical therapists and physical therapist assistants offers patients non-invasive, cutting edge, and life-changing treatments for back and neck pain problems without surgery.
Dr. Rustica Bernardino, M.D.
“It is the best feeling to be part of a team whose #1 concern is patient healing and helping them get their lives back without surgery, it is truly amazing.”
Dr. Rustica Bernardino M.D. is currently our Medical Doctor at Illinois Back Institute in the Countryside clinic. She is Board Certified in American Board of Family Practice and she currently holds licenses in Illinois Medical Board and Nevada Medical Board of Examiner. Dr. Bernardino’s Hospital Affiliations include: St. Mary’s Hospital Staff Physician, St. Mary’s Emergency Room Physician, Riverside Medical Center, Riverside Medical Center Emergency Room Physician, Member/ Chairperson Pharmacy Committee, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Member of the Pharmacy Committee at Riverside Hospital and Health Officer.She is a member of numerous specialty societies including a member to the American Academy of Family Physician, the Treasurer of the Illinois Academy of Family Physician Kankakee Chapter, a member of Nevada Academy of Family Physician, Illinois Medical Society membership, Kankakee Medical Society membership, and the US Air force Reserve Officer Association. Dr. Bernardino has received numerous awards and honors including Meritorious Service Award Medal, from the USAFR and a Letter of Commendation from the USAFR after serving in the military for ten years.
Dr. Mariano Dy, M.D.
“The Illinois Back Institute has helped a lot of patients regain their life back to normal daily activities and I am proud to be part of the medical team.”
Dr. Mariano Dy M.D. is currently our Medical Doctor at Illinois Back Institute the Arlington Heights Clinic. He is Board Certified in American Family Physicians and he holds memberships with numerous specialty societies including the American Medical Association, the Illinois Medical Society, and the Chicago Medical Society. His current staff privileges include a Life Member to Northwest Community Hospital and Peterson Urgent Care.
Dr. Sharnkar Das, M.D.
Dr. Sharnkar Das M.D. is currently our Medical Doctor at Illinois Back Institute in the Arlington Heights clinic.
Dr. Das is a graduate from Rush University in Chicago with his Master of Sciences before completing his Doctor of Medicine at St. Mary of Nazareth Medical Centre. His qualifications and certifications include ABFM certification. Dr. Das has received multiple honors and awards ranging from Best Graduate Project at Rust University with Healthy Systems Management to Asian American Humanitarian Award in 2010 for Chicago. He has become a specialist in our procedure who was once on the other side of the table as a surgeon. His background drives him to fully educate his patients so that they can get their life back without noninvasive surgery.
Dr. Ruben Inocencio, M.D.
“I have worked with other back pain centers before and comparatively Illinois Back Institute is the best so far that really works. Back pain is a common medical condition almost everybody today will experience back pain in their life. Usually people would consult doctors when back pain is not bearable, annoyance or a hindrance to their normal activities. Before contemplating in going for surgery, I would advise you to try the Illinois Back Institute therapy first. Our treatment is conservative with no risk involved with a positive outcome.”
“Surgery is 50/50 with no guarantee. What if it fails, what will you do next? Reoccurrence of back pain after surgery is also common. Think about it!”
Dr. Ruben Inocencio M.D. is currently our Medical Doctor at Illinois Back Institute in Berwyn clinic. He is a licensed Family Practitioner. Dr. Inocencio has Affiliations with the Norwegian American Hospital, the House Physician Norwegian American Hospital, and the Diplomat Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization. His professional service includes an Ambulance Physician, worked at Occupational Clinic, Medial Staff Treasurer, Chairman Family Practice Norwegian American Hospital, Chairman Quality Assurance, and Utilization Review at Norwegian Hospital.
Dr. Shehwar Khan, M.D.
“Patients at IBI come in with the expectation of getting excellent care with a multidisciplinary approach. As the medical doctor I make sure patients get a complete history, physical, and an MRI tailored to their needs. Throughout the process I evaluate the patient step by step and make sure they are getting the care that they need.”
Dr. Shehwar Khan M.D. is currently our Medical Doctor at Illinois Back Institute in Arlington Heights clinic. She is a licensed Physician and Surgeon and Board Certified in Family Medicine. She holds a membership with the AAFP. Dr. Khan has honors and certification in ten different categories ranging from American Board of Family Medicine, Basic Life Support, and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support.
Dr. Eduardo Solver, M.D.
“As a medical practitioner, I am trained in the Hippocratic approach of “First, do not harm.” I have the privilege and rewarding experience in joining the Illinois Back Institute’s program of a novel and logical way of treating neck and back pains. The protocol is non-invasive, relatively risk free and pain free and the success rate is phenomenal. We usually get patients who had failed treatments before and it is a very gratifying to hear them say “I should have done this in the first place!”
“Welcome to Illinois Back Institute, where we bring your life and quality of life, back.”
Dr. Eduardo Solver M.D. is currently our Medical Doctor at Illinois Back Institute in the Wheaton clinic. He is Board Certified in the American Board of Forensic Medicine and American Board of Forensic Examiners. Dr. Solver has a Hospital Affiliation with the Norwegian American Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. He is involved with professional organizations that include the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Geriatric Society, the American Board of Forensic Examiners, the American College of International Physicians, a Life Member Reserve officers Association and the American Legion. In addition he has authored publications for the Medical Center Journal. He has served as a Captain of the US Air Force Medical Corps Reserve.
Dr. Michele Walker, M.D.
“I appreciate our comprehensive approach to treating neck and back pain. I always tell patients to think of this as an EDUCATIONAL EXPEREINCE and use this time to LEARN. Learn about the things needed to improve disc health like water and nutrition. Learn about avoiding re-injury by increasing core strength. The traction does its part to “open up “the vertebral spaces. The [patient has the obligation to themselves to do the rest. It’s definitely about a lifestyle change, but it works and it’s worth it.”
Dr. Michele Walker M.D. is currently our Medical Doctor at Illinois Back Institute in our Orland Park Clinic. She is a Medical Doctor specializing in Family Medicine. After graduating from The Chicago Medical School Dr. Walker has practiced and experienced multiple lead physician roles. She is board eligible for the American Academy of Family Practice. In her work as a Physician of Access Community Health Network, she serves as Region Medical Director of the Near South Region and a member of the Electronic Health Record Selection Committee. In conjuction with her philosophy of community education and awareness, she was a panel member of The Necessity of Having a Primary Care Home; keynote speaker at the Stand Against Cancer Lay Advocate Retreat; and speaker at Stand’s Breast Cancer Awareness Kick-off. Dr. Walker has given her time as a volunteer physician for multiple Chicago Metropolitan Area health fairs and has appeared on WGN television, WVON radio, in the Chicago Sun-Times and Crain’s Chicaago Business Magazine.
Welcome to Illinois Back Institute, where we bring your life and quality of life, back.