Madan Kandula, MD

Photo of Dr Madan Kandula- President and Founder of ADVENT

“Where we excel is in offering all options to our patients. If there’s something new out there we ask if it’s going to work and keep pushing the envelope forward. Then, we walk our patients down the various treatment pathways so they can choose the best option for them.”   PROFESSIONAL The first surgeon to…

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Victoria Brkovich, MD

“You deserve to be in the driver’s seat for your medical care. Together, we’ll discuss every effective solution available to help reach your goals.”   PROFESSIONAL Among the earliest in the Chicago area to be trained in Balloon Sinuplasty in 2006, Victoria Brkovich, MD, brings an innovative and straightforward approach to patient care. Dr. Brkovich…

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Ethan Handler, MD

Dr Ethan Handler

“I feel the physician-patient relationship is the cornerstone to excellent patient care. Communication between a patient and his/her physician should feel natural and open. In turn, this open communication fosters a powerful and lasting relationship.”   PROFESSIONAL Dr. Handler brings dual board certification in otolaryngology and cosmetic surgery to ADVENT. He received his MD from…

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Christopher Lee, MD

“You deserve real relief for your sinus and sleep concerns, not band-aids. I take a solutions-focused approach to optimize your ability to breathe well.”   PROFESSIONAL In line with ADVENT’s unique approach to medical care, Christopher Lee, MD, brings a solutions mindset to sinus and sleep issues. A Chicagoland native, Dr. Lee received his undergraduate…

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Riann Collar, PA-C

Riann Collar, PA

PROFESSIONAL Riann Collar joins ADVENT as a graduate of the University of North Dakota, where she received her Masters Degree in Physician Assistant Studies. Riann has experience in family practice, urgent care, oncology and general surgery. Her role at ADVENT includes conducting physical exams, diagnosing and treating illnesses, ordering and interpreting tests, providing counsel on…

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Kristen Dudas, PA-C

Kristen Dudas, PA

PROFESSIONAL Kristen is a Nationally Certified Physician Assistant and a key player in ADVENT’s collaborative approach to healthcare. Her comprehensive Physician Assistant experience includes Internal Medicine, Family Walk-In, Urgent Care, specialties of Occupational Health and Worker’s Compensation, Orthopedic Foot and Ankle, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Pain Management. Kristen’s role at ADVENT includes conducting physical…

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Tiffany Fontaine, PA-C

Tiffany Fontaine, PA

PROFESSIONAL Tiffany Fontaine joins ADVENT as a magna cum laude graduate of Marquette University, where she received a Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies in 2009. As a practicing PA, Tiffany has significant experience in specialty medicine and surgical sub-specialties including cardiology and urological surgery. Tiffany’s role at ADVENT includes conducting physical exams,…

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Hillary Hinkson, PA-C

Hillary Hinkson PA

PROFESSIONAL Hillary Hinkson joins ADVENT as a magna cum laude graduate of Alderson-Broaddus College, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Science in 2001. Hillary has experience in family practice, urgent care, pain management and orthopedics. Her role at ADVENT includes conducting physical exams, diagnosing and treating illnesses, ordering and interpreting tests,…

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Kelsey Hopping, PA-C

Kelsey Hopping, PA

PROFESSIONAL Practicing as a Physician Assistant has been a second career for Kelsey Hopping. A graduate of the Marketing Program at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, Kelsey worked in finance for three years before realizing her true calling was medicine. Her experience in the world of finance allowed her to see that she wanted to pursue…

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Elissa Hornick, PA-C

Elissa Hornick, PA

PROFESSIONAL Elissa Hornick joins ADVENT as a graduate of Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana, where she received her Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies. Elissa’s role as a Physician Assistant at ADVENT includes conducting physical exams, diagnosing and treating illnesses, ordering and interpreting tests, providing counsel on preventive health care, assisting with surgery and writing…

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