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Dr. Leah Ridge, MD

Neurology ·  Female · Age 59

Dr. Ridge

Dr. Leah Ridge, MD is a neurology specialist in Honolulu, HI and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School in 1991 and specializes in neurology and headache management.


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(808) 486-7199

Dr. Ridge accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Ridge's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Migraine
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ridge treats Migraine more than 92% of her peers

Dr. Ridge treats this condition more than 92% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Basilar Migraine
  • Classic Migraine
  • Common Migraine
  • Complicated Migraine
  • Facioplegic Migraine
  • Familial Hemiplegic Migraine
  • Headache-Free Migraine
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine, Hormone-Induced
  • Migrainous Stupor Migraine
  • Oculomotor Migraine
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Visual Migraine
Autonomic Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ridge treats Autonomic Disorders more than 91% of her peers

Dr. Ridge treats this condition more than 91% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autonomic Dysreflexia
  • Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Carotid Sinus Syncope
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ridge treats Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy more than 90% of her peers

Dr. Ridge treats this condition more than 90% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy
  • Alcoholic Neuropathy
  • Alcoholic Polyneuropathy
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Auditory Neuropathy
  • Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Carcinomatous Polyneuropathy
  • Chronic Demyelinating Neuropathy With IgM Monoclonal Gammapathy
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy
  • Congenital Neuropathy With Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita
  • Congenital Sensory Neuropathy With Neurotrophic Keratitis
  • Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Hand Neuropathy
  • Hereditary Neuropathy With Liability to Pressure Palsies
  • Hereditary Sensory and Autonomic Neuropathy, Type I
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Inflammatory Neuropathies
  • Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy
  • Metabolic Neuropathy
  • Motor and Sensory Neuropathy With Sensorineural Hearing Loss, Bouldin Type
  • Motor Neuropathy
  • Motor Neuropathy, Peripheral With Dysautonomia
  • Multifocal Motor Neuropathy
  • Multifocal Motor Neuropathy With Conduction Block
  • Neuropathy, Distal Hereditary Motor
  • Neuropathy, Distal Hereditary Motor, Jerash Type
  • Neuropathy, Distal Hereditary Motor, Type III
  • Neuropathy, Distal Hereditary Motor, Type VIIa
  • Neuropathy, Hereditary Motor and Sensory, Lom Type
  • Neuropathy, Hereditary Motor and Sensory, Okinawa Type
  • Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Radicular
  • Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Type I
  • Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Type II
  • Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Type IV
  • Neuropathy, Motor & Sensory
  • Optic Neuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyradiculoneuropathy
  • Pudenal Neuropathy
  • Retrobulbar Neuropathy
  • Sensory Neuropathy With Spastic Paraplegia
  • Spinal Bulbar Motor Neuropathy
  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia With Axonal Neuropathy, Type 2
  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia, Autosomal Recessive, With Axonal Neuropathy
  • Toxic Polyneuropathy Due to Acrylamide
  • Ulnar Neuropathy
  • Vascular Neuropathy

Dr. Ridge's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Exertional Headache
  • Benign Sex Headache
  • Bone Disorders
  • Botox® for Chronic Migraine
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervicogenic Headache
  • Chronic Headache
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cough Headache
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dementia
  • Diplopia
  • Drug Rebound Headache
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Headaches (Shunt Related)
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hypertension Headache
  • Icepick Headache
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Half Headache
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Lyme Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Mild Headache
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscle Contraction Headache
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Traumatic Headache
  • Psychogenic Headache
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Recurrent Headache
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Severe Headache
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Headache
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo

About Me

Care Philosophy

The secret of the care of the patient is in caring for the patient.

Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Headache Management

Board Certifications

Education

2012
Master Gardener University Hawaii
1995
Usc-La Co/Chldns Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
1995
University Of Southern California / Keck School Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
1992
University Hawaii
Internship Hospital
1991
Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School
Medical School
1983
University Of California At Los Angeles
Undergraduate School
2012
1995
1995
1992
1991
1983

Awards

Dr. Ridge's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ridge

4.0

Based on 26 reviews

5 Stars
69.23076923076923%
(18)
4 Stars
3.8461538461538463%
(1)
3 Stars
3.8461538461538463%
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2 Stars
3.8461538461538463%
(1)
1 Star
19.23076923076923%
(5)

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Dr. Ridge has been knowledgable in treating both my late husband, Frank Tadda and myself. She and her staff are helpful.
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She's really busy... but always makes time for her patients. I always expect a wait time before my appointment but it's well worth it. For me, she dug deep and found details about my neurological disorder (passing out) that other docs wouldn't have found because they didn't take the time. She got...Read More
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Dr Ridge is very professional and the best doctor I have ever met. She does a thorough exam and diagnosed my condition that was missed by 3 other local neurologists. She is The Best!
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I feel very comfortable discussing personal matters with her. She is very smart and gets things done for her patients!
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I was nervous and scared about a stroke I experienced. She found out what caused it after the hospital did a cursory job and missed the problem. I feel I have been given a second chance. She makes something like the human brain understandable in a very professional and kind way.
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