Javier Guevara Jr., MD, FAAFP is a board-certified Family Physician in Northwestern Memorial Hospital’s Emergency Department and a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. He earned his Doctor of Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine after graduating from UNC Wilmington with a Senior Medallion award, a major in Biological sciences and a minor in Chemistry. During his residency training he won the 2015 Illinois Academy of Family Physicians Top Scoring Resident Research Presentation for his project on improving diabetic care. He is an active member of the Medical Organization for Latino Advancement, American Academy of Family Physicians, American Board of Family Medicine, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine and the Illinois Academy of Family Physicians. In his free time, Dr. Guevara enjoys travel, biking, swimming, tennis, cooking, reading, and meditating.