Dr. Rita Saldanha, MD

Dr. Rita Saldanha, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 66
Dr. Rita Saldanha, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 20 years. She graduated from Kasturba Medical College Manipal, Manipal University in 1992 and specializes in internal medicine.

8700 S Dante Ave

Chicago, IL 60619

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Dr. Saldanha's Experience

Dr. Saldanha's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Saldanha does not have any board certifications listed.

255  Conditions Treated

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31  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Care Management
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Function Test
  • Obesity Counseling
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

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.


  • Kasturba Medical College Manipal, Manipal University
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • John H Stroger Jr Hospital Of Cook County
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Saldanha has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Saldanha has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Saldanha's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Saldanha to family and friends
11 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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Dr. Saldanha's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Spent over 4 hours in the office, and about 10 minutes of that was with the MD. Didn't ask if I had any questions. Entered orders in computer for labwork, got to the lab, they had no orders. Entered orders for other things, never told me how to obtain or schedule appointments for these. FIND A...more
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I've been going to Dr. Saldanha's office for nearly a year. She's the worst primary physician I've ever had. Well, I haven't even met her. I've only seen her physician assistants because apparently she's never in the office. I just use Dr. Saldanha's office to obtain referrals anyway. She referred...more
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Never saw Dr. Saldanha. Requested lab work & was given a copy of another patient's medical info. I asked to see Dr. Saldanha specifically but the physician assistant always showed up. Physician assistant made my illness worse. She told me to eat dairy products to help with gastritis. Later I was...more
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If I could give less than one star I would. I don't understand how this Dr. still has a license. She was very unprofessional. I waited for over five hours to have her see me. Once she was in the room with me, it seem like she didn't even care about what I had to say. There was no bedside etiquette....more
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The staff had no concern, not even a polite smile, for any of the patients waiting 4+ hours in the waiting room regardless of scheduled appointments. The staff was rude and cold. An assistant went into the waiting room comparing two other patients medical info to explain wait, breaching HIPAA. It...more
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