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Nadia Caballero, M.D.

Sinus Specialist located in Park Ridge, IL

Dr. Nadia Caballero of Advanced Sinus and Allergy Center in Park Ridge, Illinois, is a highly trained board-certified Otolaryngologist who sub-specializes in Rhinology, the surgical and medical management of diseases affecting the nose, sinuses, skull base and upper airway. She is one of only 13 other fellowship-trained Rhinologists in the state of Illinois and is the sole native Spanish-speaking sinus specialist in the Chicagoland area. Dr. Caballero is also a fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, the American Academy of Surgeons, the American Rhinologic Society and the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy.

Dr. Caballero was born and raised in Cuba. She has lived in Chicago since age 18. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Northeastern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She then attended the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, where she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, an honor only bestowed upon a small percentage of each graduating medical school class. She was also awarded The Lederer Foundation Scholarship and the Mary Roberts Scott Memorial Prize for demonstrating leadership and academic excellence during both the basic and clinical science years.

Dr. Caballero completed a five-year residency in Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at Loyola University Medical Center. After her residency, Dr. Caballero completed a one-year fellowship in Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery at the Sinus and Nasal Institute of Florida under the guidance of Dr. Donald Lanza, one of the founding fathers of the field. During her fellowship, she mastered advanced Rhinologic surgical techniques and performed hundreds of complicated nasal, sinus and skull base surgical procedures in both children and adults.

During her training, she conducted multiple research projects and published several papers focusing on allergic rhinitis, cerebrospinal fluid leaks, complications associated with the transpterygoid approach to the lateral skull base and the use of Proton Beam Radiation for the management of Esthesioneuroblastoma. She has presented her research at regional and national meetings including the Chicago Otolaryngologic Society, the American Rhinologic Society, and the North American Skull Base Society. She was a contributing author to the International Consensus on Allergy and Rhinology: Rhinosinusitis (ICAR:RS), one of the landmark publications in the management of Chronic Rhinosinusitis.

In addition to providing tertiary-level care for patients in Park Ridge, Dr. Caballero is an attending physician at the University of Chicago Hospitals, where she helps train the next generations of Otolaryngologists.






    Our Mission Statement



    Our mission is to provide advanced, comprehensive, unified airway care that improves the quality of life for people suffering from sinus disease, allergies, asthma, nasal obstruction, and sleep apnea.

    Simply put: we help people breathe better so they can enjoy life again.

Professional Affiliations


    Dr. Caballero is a teaching attending physician at the University of Chicago Medical Center.

  • She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the American Rhinologic Society, the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy, and the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.


    She is a member of the following organizations:

    Alpha Omega Alpha, the medical honor society.
    American Academy of Otolarynology - Head and Neck Surgery

  • Dr. Caballero is affiliated with the Amita Network and Advocate Network.

Accepted Insurance

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Assurant Health
Beech Street
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Galaxy Health Network
Meritain Health
United Health Care

Words from our patients

  • I would recommend Dr. Caballero to everyone! She is so incredibly friendly and thorough...Dr. Caballero truly stands out as one of the best doctors I have ever seen.

    Verified Patient
  • One of the greatest most genuine and caring ent doctors I have ever had the pleasure of working with.

  • It is rare to visit a Physician who takes the time to ask (really good) questions and listen to the patient. Five star bed side manners and didn't feel rushed...

    Verified Patient
  • She found the reason for my nosebleeds and told me what to do to prevent them...She is thorough and explains everything clearly.

    Lois H.


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Advanced Sinus and Allergy Center

1030 West Higgins, Suite 325

Park Ridge, IL 60068

Phone: 847-655-7442


Office Hours


8:00 am - 5:00 pm


8:00 am - 5:00 pm


8:00 am - 5:00 pm


8:00 am - 5:00 pm


8:00 am - 12:00 pm


9:00 am - 1:00 pm (every other)



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