Millennium Pain Center Leaders in Pain Control, Research, Education and Advocacy.

  • What are Clinical Trials?

    Fri 1 March, 2019 10:10 AM Read More

    Clinical Research: Lumbar Disc Herniation with Leg Pain

    Thu 20 September, 2018 11:50 AM

    Our clinic is conducting a clinical research study to examine the effectiveness of a investigational drug injection in reducing leg pain when compared with a control injection (an injection with no medication).  If a herniated lumbar disc is causing you leg pain, please consider joining this clinical research study. Read More

    Clinical Research for CRPS

    Mon 10 September, 2018 9:25 AM

    We understand how CRPS feels. Non-stop pain could be Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS). Learn more about a clinical trial of an investigational treatment.   To be in this trial, you must: •Be 18 years of age or older •Have CRPS •Have had CRPS symptoms for less than 2 years •Be on stable CRPS treatment for at least 1 month beforethe trial The trial doctor will review more requirements with …Read More

    Welcome Kimberly Lopez, APN.

    Thu 24 May, 2018 1:10 PM

    Millennium Pain Center welcomes Kimberly Lopez, APN. After graduating from Methodist College of Nursing in 2010 with her Bachelor’s in Science of Nursing, Kimberly Lopez began her nursing career at Saint Francis Medical Center’s Level 1 Trauma Center and Emergency Department. In the years following, she worked in the recovery room, medical, surgical, rehabilitation, Post Partum, cardiovascular, and short term stay units. Prior to obtaining her Master's degree, Kim worked as a House …Read More

    Welcome Angela Birdsell, NP

    Wed 7 February, 2018 1:10 PM

    Angela Birdsell began her nursing career in 1998 after graduating Cum Laude with her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Mennonite College of Nursing.  She later obtained her Masters of Science in Nursing at Graceland University School of Nursing.   Angela is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.  She has over 20 years of overall nursing experience in multiple areas …Read More

    B-N Doctors Think Twice On Painkillers Amid Opioid Epidemic

    Tue 30 January, 2018 1:25 PM

    Dr. Ramsin Benyamin views the opioid epidemic almost like he would a patient. If you ask Benyamin how he’d fix the opioid issue—how he’d treat it—he starts with a diagnosis. Before you can fix the problem, he said, you must understand how we got here. “There is no one magic wand that you’re going to wave and the problem is going to disappear,” said Benyamin, president of the Millennium Pain …Read More


    Thu 21 September, 2017 10:25 AM

    Pain is something that everyone experiences in life. In fact, the sensation of pain is a vital warning sign that something in our body isn’t right. Unfortunately, it has become a somewhat accepted belief that both the duration and often the degree of pain increases as we get older. Arthritic joints, easily broken osteoporotic bones, and vertebral fractures all contribute to this rather undisputed expectation. As leaders in pain …Read More

    Welcome Dr. Francesco Vetri

    Fri 18 August, 2017 12:20 PM

    Welcome Dr. Francesco Vetri to Millennium Pain Center! Dr. Francesco Vetri is a highly skilled interventional pain physician and a board-certified anesthesiologist. He received his medical degree with magna cum laude and PhD in Neuroscience with the highest distinction from the University of Pisa in Italy.  He completed his residency program in Anesthesiology and fellowship in Interventional Pain Management at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He was elected Chief …Read More

    Welcome Sheila Mara, NP

    Fri 18 August, 2017 12:00 PM

    Welcome to Millennium Pain Center, Nurse Practitioner Sheila Mara. Sheila is a Certified Nurse Practitioner with a wealth of nursing experience. She received her undergraduate nursing degree from Aurora University.  She completed graduate studies and obtained her Masters Degree at Northern Illinois University School of Nursing.   Sheila is a well-rounded nurse practitioner. Prior to her interventional pain management training, she worked in Family Practice and Internal Medicine in the …Read More

    New Location

    Wed 13 July, 2016 12:40 PM

    Millennium Pain Center opened a new location in Chicago, Illinois at Resurrection Medical Center. Dr. Eli Soto is currently seeing patients. Call us at (773) 774-8000 to make an appointment today!  Read More

    Dr. Ramsin Benyamin Featured in Healthy Cells

    Wed 27 April, 2016 9:15 AM

    An old story about a frog trying to escape from a well has left us with the phrase, “Two steps forward, one step back.” As evinced by this tale, when progress is made, it is often a companion to some type of regression. This adage can be applied even in the field of medicine. The modern era of healthcare has brought MRIs, CAT scans, fluoroscopy, and the implementation of a …Read More

    Welcome Dr. Eli Soto

    Wed 27 April, 2016 9:15 AM

    Welcome Dr. Eli Soto to Millennium Pain Center!   Dr. Eli Soto is a well-rounded interventional pain physician. He received his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Puerto Rico, graduating summa and magna cum laude, respectively.  He completed his fellowship in Interventional Pain Management at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City. As a result of his outstanding clinical performance, he was elected as Chief Fellow for the academic …Read More

    Welcome Elizabeth Madlem, NP

    Wed 27 April, 2016 9:10 AM

    Welcome to Millennium Pain Center, Nurse Practitioner Elizabeth Madlem.    Elizabeth graduated Sum Cumma Laude Mennonite College of Nursing at Illinois State University in 2009 with her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing. While at Mennonite, Elizabeth received the 2009 Future Alumni Leader of the Year. She began her nursing career as an Intensive Care Unit nurse at Advocate Bromenn before pursuing her Master’s degree. Elizabeth graduated from Olivet Nazarene University with …Read More

    Congratulations Dr. Ramsin Benyamin

    Wed 27 April, 2016 9:05 AM

    Congratulations Dr. Ramsin Benyamin on being inducted in the League of Presidents for the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians for being President of the Society twice, in 2009-10 and 2014-15! Read More

    Dr. Atiq Rehman from our Deatur office was published in the Herald&Review on Spinal Cord Stimulators. Check out the article below.

    Fri 26 February, 2016 10:30 AM Read More


    Wed 12 August, 2015 4:30 PM

    Join Us September 10th, 9am to 3pm at the DoubleTree Hotel in Bloomington, Illinois for our Third Annual Pain Fair. There will be guest speakers, prizes, food, beverages and MORE!   Look at the Flyer by clicking HERE!     Read More

    Millennium Pain Center is featured in Healthy Cells Magazine!

    Thu 8 January, 2015 3:35 PM

    Check out Millennium Pain Center featured in this month's Healthy Cell's Magazine! Read the article by click on THIS link. Read More

    Millennium's New 2014 Commercial

    Tue 11 March, 2014 2:55 PM

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    Mild Procedure

    Mon 3 March, 2014 9:15 AM

    Do you have spinal stenosis? This procedure might be for you! Read More

    Millennium Pain Center in Park Ridge

    Mon 24 February, 2014 10:30 AM

    We are excited to announce that our Millennium Pain Center's Chicago location has moved from Resurrection Medical Center to 350 S. Northwest Highway, Park Ridge, IL 60068. Dr. Tipirneni and Dr. Anderson are currently seeing patients there. Call for your appointment now (847) 518-5353.  Read More

    Aches and Gain Talk Show

    Fri 6 December, 2013 11:45 AM

    Aches and Gains is a weekly talk show on overcoming pain. It airs nationally and is hosted by America’s leading pain expert, Dr. Paul Christo. The show shares cutting edge information on pain treatments, and success stories from those who have found relief.   Listen to the show live on Saturday mornings, 8am - 9pm EST on Sirius XM Radio- Family Talk 131: Read More

    Health Fair 10/25/13

    Mon 16 September, 2013 11:30 AM

      On Friday, October 25th the Millennium Pain Center will be hosting The Pathway to Pain Control…The Next Step in Your Journey; to increase awareness of chronic pain treatment options in the community.  Members of the community are invited to join us at the Holiday Inn in Bloomington to educate themselves on the options available for themselves and love ones. We would like to thank all of our sponsors for …Read More

    Welcome Dr. Gupta to Our Peoria Location

    Tue 6 August, 2013 9:15 AM

    Millennium Pain Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Avni Gupta to our Peoria location. Dr. Gupta recently completed her Interventional Pain Management Fellowship at the prestigious Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio. During her fellowship, she trained in most advanced technologies with the leaders in the field of Pain Management. She is board certified in Anesthesiology and completed her residency in Anesthesiology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital …Read More

    Dr. Benyamin on "Your Health Matters"

    Fri 7 June, 2013 10:05 AM

    Dr. Benyamin is interviewed by Ashely McNamee on the MILD procedure to treat spinal stenosis. Read More

    Judy Retires

    Fri 12 April, 2013 7:40 AM

    After eight years with the Millennium Pain Center Family Judy is retiring.  Her family, friends, and co -workers came together over brunch to celebrate the occasion. Read More

    Christmas Celebration

    Fri 12 April, 2013 7:35 AM

    Millennium Pain Center celebrates the Christmas spirit at Biaggi's in Bloomington. Read More

    Dr. Benyamin on News at 5

    Tue 5 February, 2013 1:00 AM

    Ashley McNamee discusses chronic pain, prescription pain killer usage, and alternative solutions with Dr. Ramsin Benyamin. Read More

    Dr. Benyamin and Dr. Vallejo on

    Tue 30 October, 2012 1:00 AM

    Dr. Vallejo and Dr. Benyamin field questions on lower back pain on this week's Docs on Call. Read More

    Dr. Benyamin is Interviewed on osteroporosis in the elderly

    Tue 23 October, 2012 1:00 AM

    Ashley McNamee interviewed Dr. Benyamin on osteroporosis in the elderly and the effects of cold weather. Read More

    Dr. John Broadnax Joins Libertyville Office!

    Fri 26 August, 2011 1:55 AM

    Millennium Pain Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. John Broadnax to our Libertyville office on September 5, 2011! Dr. Broadnax is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He completed his anesthesiology residency and pain fellowship at the Harvard Medical School at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA, and is board certified in both Anesthesia and Pain Management. Dr. Broadnax has received in-depth training …Read More

    Millennium in the Community

    Community  Sponsorship  Partners


    The pain center stays activly involved in community by donating to and sponsoring local events.  In the past we have sponsored:


    Relay for life

    Run the Woods 5k

    OSF St. James Golf Classic

    LLCC Softball

    BNGSA Angel's

    The Links Incorporated

    Faith in Action

    The Westminster Village Health Fair

    The Miller Park Zoo

    Brads Ride to Freedom

    Armed Forces Tribute Night

    The Monarch Ball

    The Arthitis Walk

    The World Tour

    Jessica's Hope Fundraiser

    Veteran's of Foreign Wars