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Akanksha Hanna, MD

Assistant Professor, Learning Community Mentor

Dr. Akanksha Hanna is a board certified pediatrician at Advocate Medical Group-Yacktman Pediatrics in Park Ridge, Illinois. She is also an Associate Medical Student Director in Pediatrics at Advocate Children's Hospital-Park Ridge and works with third- and fourth-year medical students on their clinical rotations.

Dr. Hanna completed her undergraduate studies in biological sciences at University of Illinois at Chicago and medical training at University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine. She completed her pediatrics residency at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital and an additional year as their chief resident. 

Dr. Hanna has loves participating in numerous activities and sports, including reading and karate in which she obtained a second degree brown belt. She plans to train for the black belt. Dr. Hanna enjoys spending with her husband and three young boys. Although Dr. Hanna is quiet and soft-spoken, she can be tough, which has helped her development  in medicine.