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Dr. Maria Cardenas, MD

Endocrinology & Metabolism ·  Female · Age 45

Dr. Cardenas

Dr. Maria Cardenas, MD is an endocrinology & metabolism specialist in River Forest, IL and has been practicing for 12 years. She graduated from Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ in 2002 and specializes in endocrinology & metabolism and endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.


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(708) 345-3076

Dr. Cardenas accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Cardenas' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cardenas treats Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea) more than 62% of her peers

Dr. Cardenas treats this condition more than 62% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abnormal Menstruation
  • Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
  • Menstrual Cramps
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorders
  • Premenstrual Syndrome
Hypoparathyroidism
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cardenas treats Hypoparathyroidism more than 60% of her peers

Dr. Cardenas treats this condition more than 60% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hypoparathyroidism, Familial, Isolated
  • Hypoparathyroidism, X-Linked
Hyperparathyroidism
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cardenas treats Hyperparathyroidism more than 57% of her peers

Dr. Cardenas treats this condition more than 57% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Familial Primary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperparathyroidism, Neonatal, Severe Primary
  • Primary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Secondary Hyperparathyroidism

Dr. Cardenas' conditions and procedures:

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Specialties

  • Endocrinology & Metabolism
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology

Education

Waterbury Hospital Yale University
Residency Hospital
2009
Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
2007
Ohsu Hospitals and Clinics
Fellowship Hospital
2005
Waterbury Hospital Health Center
Residency Hospital
2003
Waterbury Hospital Yale University
Internship Hospital
2002
Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ
Medical School
1997
Loyola University
Undergraduate School
2009
2007
2005
2003
2002
1997

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Cardenas' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Cardenas

3.0

Based on 9 reviews

5 Stars
33.333333333333336%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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(4)

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