Dr. Ligia Rioja, MD

Dr. Ligia Rioja, MD

Adult Neurology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Ligia Rioja, MD is an adult neurology specialist in Oak Park, IL and has been practicing for 19 years. She graduated from Rush University in 1993 and specializes in adult neurology and clinical neurophysiology.

610 S Maple Ave Ste 5500

Oak Park, IL 60304

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Top Care Areas

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more than 90% of peers
Brain Disorders
more than 86% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
more than 85% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Adult Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

62  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Northwestern University/evanston Hospital
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • Rush University
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • St Francis Hospital of Evanston
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Henry Ford Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Medical College of Wisconsin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Rioja's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rioja to family and friends
11 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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Dr. Rioja's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I have the absolute pleasure of being seen and treated by Dr. Rioja twice recently. She is one of the most pleasant, professional and thorough doctors I have met in a very long time. Her bed side manner is superb. She takes her time and explains everything she does and answers all questions....more
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Dr. Rioja has demonstrated a warmth and compassion not often found in medicine. From my first encounter through a series of diagnostic tests, she has personally called me to follow up, discuss findings, and even asked for my permission to discuss my case with another physician. When my insurance...more
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Hi Dr. Rioja, Today was my First visit with you and your staff, I just wanted to say first off you were so warm and friendly I felt like you really cared about my issues (I have been to many Dr.'s men/women the past 4 years due to my Medical Diagnosis and have literally walked out on a couple.so...more
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After having radiation treatments to help shrink a mass found in my brain, I started experiencing numbness to my arms and legs, heart palpitations, blurred vision, and the sensation that my throat was closing. Dr. Rioja did a thorough neuro examination and diagnosed me with nerve damage and...more
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Dr. Rioja has helped treat five members of my family in addition to myself. She has been incredibly kind and compassionate. I was suffering form rare disorder which went undiagnosed by three doctors. Dr. Rioja was able to figure out what was causing me so much discomfort and help effectively...more
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