Dr. Ricardo Senno, MD

Dr. Ricardo Senno, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
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Dr. Ricardo Senno, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Northbrook, IL and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1994 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation, sports physical medicine & rehabilitation, and more.Read his story

1535 Lake Cook Rd Ste 306

Northbrook, IL 60062

Contact Information

(847) 644-8242

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Elderplan
  • HealthLink
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more than 94% of peers
more than 87% of peers
Brain Disorders
more than 86% of peers

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Dr. Senno's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Senno "Dr. Senno earned his medical degree from the University of Illinois and trained at Norwalk Hospital (Yale University) completing his residency at Boston University Medical Center. He is committed to personal attention, mutual communication and compassion with the goal of improving your quality of life. Dr. Senno is an expert in the field of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with many years of experience. He has authored articles and performed research dealing with injury prevention, patient evaluation, treatment and recovery. In addition, Dr. Senno has a Masters of Science in Urban Planning, Policy Analysis & Public Management, provides medical legal consultations, is fluent in Spanish and has internationally consulted on clinical programs, hospitals and facility designs internationally. As a recognized expert, he extensively participated in the development of "Heads Up: Concussions in High School Sports" and "Heads Up: Brain Injury In Your Practice" educational kits published by the Center for Disease Control (CDC). He is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation/Disability Physiatry with extensive experience in the management and treatment of Traumatic & Anoxic Brain Injury, Stroke, Parkinson's Disease, Alzheimer's Disease, Movement Disorders and general rehabilitation; and is a professor at Rosalind Franklin University College of Medicine."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Senno "With our expertise in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation we work with your doctors, neurologists, neurosurgeons, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and others to provide our patients with complete care and access to community servies. Our goal is to work with you and your family in choosing the appropriate treatment stratgies to improver your health & independence. Together we develop treatment plans based on defined functional goals, your condition, medications and your needs. We are committed to providing high-quality, comprehensive medical servies nationally and internationally."


  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Brain Injury Medicine
  • Brain Injury Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Neurological Movement Disorders
  • Neurology
  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Pain Medicine
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Neurology

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Insomnia
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Alzheimer's Disease With Early-Onset
  • Alzheimer's Disease With Late-Onset
  • Aneurysm
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Injury
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Car Accident Injuries
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Headache
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Classic Migraine
  • Cluster Headache
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Common Migraine
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complicated Migraine
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dementia
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dystonia
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Familial Forms of Alzheimer's Disease
  • Familial Hemiplegic Migraine
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Headache-Free Migraine
  • Headaches (Shunt Related)
  • Herniated Disc
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Hypertension Headache
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Insomnia With Sleep Apnea
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Mild Headache
  • Movement Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscle Contraction Headache
  • Myoclonus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Traumatic Headache
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Psychogenic Headache
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Recurrent Headache
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Severe Headache
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spasticity
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Headache
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Migraine


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  • Amputation
  • Baclofen Pump Therapy
  • Botox® for Chronic Migraine
  • Botox® Injection
  • Disability Evaluation
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Pain Management
  • Pain Pump
  • Rehabilitation After Stroke or Trauma

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.


  • State University Of New York / Health Science Center At Stony Brook
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Yale U/Norwalk Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Boston University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Yale University
    Other Education | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Wellness & Rehabilitation, October 20
Media & Publications

Dr. Senno has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Senno's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Senno to family and friends
based on 8 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Senno's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Wheeling, IL
Caring, compassionate, really listened. Always thinks about the best way to help you. So so glad I found him. I will refer everyone who needs a Physiatrist to him. Thank you Dr. Senno. Joyce.
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in Chicago, IL
I found him very difficult to communicate with and do not think that he listened to my concerns.
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