Dr. Saavedra received his medical degree from the Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in North Chicago, Illinois. He did an internship at the University of Wisconsin Medical School at Wausau Family Practice Center, Department of Family Medicine in Wausau, Wisconsin, and served as resident physician at the University of Massachusetts Medical School at Fitchburg’s Family and Community Medicine Residency Program. He attended Loyola University of Chicago for his undergraduate degree and received a bachelor’s of science in psychology. Most recently, he served as Medical Director for the Low Country Health Group in Goose Creek, SC. Fluent in both English and Spanish.