Dr. Terri Dallas-Prunskis, MD

Dr. Terri Dallas-Prunskis, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
62 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Terri Dallas-Prunskis, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Elgin, IL and has been practicing for 32 years. She specializes in pain medicine and sports medicine.Read her story

Illinois Pain Institute

431 Summit St

Elgin, IL 60120
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
more than 88% of peers
Back Pain
more than 85% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
more than 81% of peers

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Dr. Dallas-Prunskis' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Dallas-Prunskis "Dr. Terri Dallas-Prunskis earned her medical degree and received her anesthesiology training from Howard University School of Medicine. She then went on to attend the University of New Jersey School of Medicine, where she completed her Pain Management Fellowship. Before co-founding the Illinois Pain Institute, Dr. Dallas-Prunskis was recruited by the University of Chicago to develop and direct its comprehensive pain management center, where she was Chairman for seven years. Besides her medical, academic and business accomplishments, what sets her apart is her warmth and compassion, which she incorporates into her medical practice. She prides herself on building emotional connections with patients through offering nurturing, spiritual guidance and taking the time to get to know them as individuals beyond their medical concerns. She frequently contacts them personally to make sure they are having a positive experience. Pain management doctor, Dallas-Prunskis, regularly makes presentations around the Chicagoland area and is an active member of the American Academy of Pain Management, the McHenry County Medical Society, the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, and the Illinois State Medical Society. She has a strong sense of religious faith and gives back to her community by doing charity work; most recently to raise awareness in the prevention of childhood obesity. In her spare time Dr. Dallas-Prunskis is also an avid triathlon competitor."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Dallas-Prunskis "Welcome to the Illinois Pain Institute, Chicagoland’s leading and longest-established, multi-site pain management practice. Our doctors specialize in the precise diagnosis and treatment of neck, back, sciatica, headache and other painful conditions."

2  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Sports Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Dallas-Prunskis does not have any board certifications listed.

51  Conditions Treated

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25  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Howard University
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Howard University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Howard University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University Of Med And Dentistry Of New Jersey
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University of New Jersey School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Dallas-Prunskis has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Dallas-Prunskis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dallas-Prunskis' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dallas-Prunskis to family and friends
46 total reviews (35 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (46)

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Dr. Dallas-Prunskis' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (35)

Dr. Dallas provides a professional, proactive approach to pain management.
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She has been working with me four a couple of years now and I would not want to ever work with anyone else and I have had numerous doctors. She is committed and determined to do whatever she can to help me find relief so I can live a normal life without pain, I love her positive attitude and...more
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it went well and will continue to refer people to my doctor
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I love her. She is great. She really cares about her patients
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Great Staff - friendly efficent
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