Anesthesiologist buys South Loop 2BD

Medium 905bb9cecde820b2757490331626698f Dr. Sajjad Murtaza and Sameena Rahma bought a two-bedroom, two-bath condo at 1629 S. Prairie Ave. in the South Loop from Lauren Kaiser for $574,000 on Sept. 11.

The 2,026-square-foot condo is part of 1600 Museum Park, which was completed in 2008 and has 274 units on 30 floors.

Dr. Murtaza is a pain management specialist with APAC Centers for Pain Management. He is board-certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation.

He received his M.D. from Rush Medical College in 1990 and finished his internship in 1991. He completed his residency in anesthesia in 1994, also at Rush Medical College.

Ms. Rahma is an associate director for clinical research at PharmaNet in Chicago. In the past, she worked for Unimed Pharmaceuticals.

She earned a B.S. in microbiology in 2000 from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

According to, there were 660 sales in the South Loop in 2008, with a median sales price of $297,500.

Address: 1629 South Prairie Avenue
Buyer(s): Sameena Rahman and Sajjad Murtaza
Seller(s): Lauren Kaiser
Sale date: Sep. 11, 2009