Dr. Ricardo Vallejo, MD

Dr. Ricardo Vallejo, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Ricardo Vallejo, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Bloomington, IL and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Universidad Libre De Colombia, Facultad De Medicina in 1989 and specializes in pain medicine.

2406 E Empire St

Bloomington, IL 61704

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Vallejo performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Chronic Pain
more than 72% of peers
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
more than 71% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
more than 68% of peers

Dr. Vallejo's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Vallejo "Dr. Ricardo Vallejo is the Director of Research at Millennium Pain Center. He is deeply committed to discovering new methods and treatments for chronic pain. "Through our research discoveries we are finding new and more effective ways to treat and manage pain". Dr. Vallejo gives his full attention to his patient's, he listens to their problems and finds solutions to help them lead more productive and pain free lives."

1  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

3  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Diagnostic Radiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Radiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

73  Conditions Treated


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48  Procedures

  • Adhesiolysis
  • Baclofen Pump Therapy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Discography
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Fluoroscopic-Guided Hip Injection
  • Fluroscopically-Guided Spinal Injection
  • Joint Injection
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Block
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression (MILD)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Pain Management
  • Percutaneous Disc Decompression
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Decompression
  • Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
  • Piriformis Injection
  • Provocation Discography
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Radiofrequency Denervation
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Injections
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Third Occipital Nerve Block
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ultrasound Guided Procedures


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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.


  • Universidad Libre De Colombia, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Internal Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital, University Of Florida
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University Of Miami Jackson Memorial Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Recognized at one of the Top 70 Best Pain Specialists in America, by The ASC Review., 2011
Media & Publications
  • Vertebroplasty & Vertebral Augmentation Chapter 39 in the Atlas of Pain Management Procedures., 2012

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vallejo's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vallejo to family and friends
13 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Vallejo's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr Vallejo is so kind! He always listens to me. Stephanie is great too!!!!
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