Carissa  Buenvenida

Carissa Buenvenida, M.D.

1875 Dempster Street

Park Ridge, Illinois 60068

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Carissa Buenvenida, M.D.

Cardiology

1875 Dempster Street

Suite 555

Park Ridge, Illinois 60068

847.698.5500

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About Me

  • Medical Specialties: Cardiology
  • Gender:
  • Age: 52
  • Years in Practice:
  • Board Certifications: Cardiology
  • Secondary Languages: Tagalog

Credentials

Education

  • Fellowship: University of Illinois at Chicago, Cardiology
  • Residency: Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center, Internal Medicine
  • Medical School: Rush University Medical Center

Hospital Affiliations

  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital

Ratings and Comments

Carissa Buenvenida, M.D.

5 out of 5

354 Patient Ratings

Gives easy to understand instructions

5 out of 5

312 Patient Ratings

Explains in a way you understand

5 out of 5

353 Patient Ratings

Listens carefully to you

5 out of 5

354 Patient Ratings

Knows your important medical history

4.9 out of 5

350 Patient Ratings

Shows respect for what you say

5 out of 5

353 Patient Ratings

Spends enough time with you

5 out of 5

353 Patient Ratings

Comments

Doctor Buenvenida is an exceptional and caring physician. She takes time to answer all my questions.

Reviewed on September 26, 2019 7:00 PM

I truly like this his provider and have the up most confidence in her treatment plan

Reviewed on September 22, 2019 7:00 PM

very good and comfortable. My questions were all answered, and it was very helpful.

Reviewed on September 15, 2019 7:00 PM

Excellent.

Reviewed on September 5, 2019 7:00 PM

provider Dr. Buenvenida is a very caring physician.

Reviewed on September 2, 2019 7:00 PM

she's good concerned about your opinion the care and the best doctor you chooses.

Reviewed on August 30, 2019 7:00 PM

she is a wonderful Doctor

Reviewed on August 25, 2019 7:00 PM

very good

Reviewed on August 23, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Buenvenida is an excellent doctor. She listen to the patient. She explained in plain language that you can understand. I want her to be my PCP but she's a heart specialist. I will recommend her to my family, friends and other. Thank you for being my doctor.

Reviewed on August 23, 2019 7:00 PM

very good

Reviewed on August 18, 2019 7:00 PM

I feel I'm always treated special w. Dr. Buenvenida. And reassures me that meds are are working good.

Reviewed on August 13, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Clarissa Buenvenida she's a wonderful doctor my _____ got heart problem & got second opinion. She's said that mother will be they with the medication she prescribe she doesn't need heart surgery than God for Dr. Buenvenida she's very professional and she knows her stuff. I am confidence to leave her as my cardiology.

Reviewed on August 5, 2019 7:00 PM

visit was a follow up for heart issues-Dr B was on time and not hurried. she took time to discuss my heart and overall health.

Reviewed on July 28, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Buenvenida was thorough and careful - wanting to get more information from tests before changing medication or recommending a change in lifestyle.

Reviewed on July 28, 2019 7:00 PM

I am completely satisfied with all my doctors.

Reviewed on July 18, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. was very thorough in her explanations, and took time to clearly explain everything.

Reviewed on July 15, 2019 7:00 PM

They were excellent.

Reviewed on July 9, 2019 7:00 PM

-very pleasant not rushed

Reviewed on June 24, 2019 7:00 PM

I felt the Doctor was warm and caring about my concerns and health.

Reviewed on June 23, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Buenvenida is the best. My former primary care doctor, Dr.X, referred me to her in 2010 and she provided excellent care and concern for my health.

Reviewed on June 23, 2019 7:00 PM

I chose her 15 years ago when she stood in for my regular doctor who was on vacation. At that time she was compassionate, caring, knowledgeable and helped greatly with some service decisions.

Reviewed on June 3, 2019 7:00 PM

I respect & like Dr. Carissa Buenvenida a great deal, and have rec. her to others.

Reviewed on June 2, 2019 7:00 PM

Excellent and personal care. Very empathetic. Very positive with good advice.

Reviewed on May 29, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. buenvenida is an excellent cardiologist. i fell comfortable with her and feel I'm in good hands

Reviewed on May 27, 2019 7:00 PM

She is excellent. Very thorough and insightful. I felt like I was getting top notch care. She is one of the best doctors at Advocate.

Reviewed on May 26, 2019 7:00 PM

straight, forward and to the point

Reviewed on May 24, 2019 7:00 PM

Was a good experience - casual & complete.

Reviewed on May 19, 2019 7:00 PM

the doctor is very professional and I really enjoy my visit

Reviewed on May 19, 2019 7:00 PM

excellent professional. Sought and answered my questions. Ws my first visit and was impressed.

Reviewed on May 19, 2019 7:00 PM

dr Burnvenida is excellent. I have recommended her to family and friends and they are most definitely happy with her.

Reviewed on May 19, 2019 7:00 PM

I had a good visit with Dr. Bienvineda. Had a good conversation about my well being.

Reviewed on May 17, 2019 7:00 PM

I feel very comfortable with her. She is an excellent Cardiologist and very thorough in her exams. I feel very lucky to have her as my Cardiologist and had recommended her to some of my relatives.

Reviewed on May 14, 2019 7:00 PM

Cannot say enough great things about Dr. Buenvenida. She is exceptional. I'm so grateful she is my cardiologist.

Reviewed on May 13, 2019 7:00 PM

The doctor (Buennedvida-sp?) was wonderful! Great communication skills, compassionate, asked good questions and listened, explained what she thought was going on with me and a plan to investigate my health concerns.

Reviewed on May 13, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Carissa Buenvenida is very thorough and concerned. She explained my current issue, medications, and the reasons for the next set of tests and why.

Reviewed on May 6, 2019 7:00 PM

Excellent

Reviewed on May 6, 2019 7:00 PM

she's a very good doctor she talked to me a long time and she ask lot of very detail questions.

Reviewed on May 3, 2019 7:00 PM

Excellent!

Reviewed on April 24, 2019 7:00 PM

very good Dr

Reviewed on April 1, 2019 7:00 PM

Best heart doctor at Lutheran General Hospital....THE BEST!!!!!!!!!!!

Reviewed on March 19, 2019 7:00 PM

very happy with my doctor

Reviewed on March 10, 2019 7:00 PM

This was my 1ST appt. w/Dr. Buenevenida. Outstanding in every way! Listened, understood, thorough in EVERY way, so knowledgeable!!! Took TIME, explained in way I could perfectly understand, drew picture!! Is compassionate, and has passion for her field. Professional, efficient & warm! The best it can be!

Reviewed on March 3, 2019 6:00 PM

Very good.

Reviewed on February 21, 2019 6:00 PM

dr Buenvenida is a kind and caring doctor. She cares about her patients needs all the time.

Reviewed on February 13, 2019 6:00 PM

I feel very confident and at ease with her!

Reviewed on February 9, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Buenvenida is an excellent doctor. Very thorough with explanations. The extended wait time is well worth it. I would really like to have her as my "primary".

Reviewed on February 7, 2019 6:00 PM

She is good, smart, have answers for my questions.

Reviewed on February 4, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Buenvenida is an excellent physician who I would highly recommend.

Reviewed on February 4, 2019 6:00 PM

She is the very best from what I was used too. She takes her time absolutely NO rush. I likes her from my very 1st visit in the ER, after that and the follow up I was sold on her care.

Reviewed on January 28, 2019 6:00 PM

as always Dr Buenvenida took the time to listen to my concerns. She answers all my question and inquires about any problems I may be experiencing. she is a wonderful caring Doctor

Reviewed on January 26, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Buenvenida is a very thorough, caring and meticulous physician

Reviewed on January 26, 2019 6:00 PM

She is the best at what she does. Very clear and understanding of my needs.

Reviewed on January 24, 2019 6:00 PM

doctor takes time to offer advice on nutrition

Reviewed on January 24, 2019 6:00 PM

My 1st visit w/Dr. Buenvenida was thorough & time was spent in regard to my health/cardiac history. She appears to be interested in her patients & does not rush through an appointment.

Reviewed on December 17, 2018 6:00 PM

She is wonderful, knowledgeable, & caring. Feel safe in her hands. Very nice person.

Reviewed on December 10, 2018 6:00 PM

Good visit - Stress scheduled after visit & blood test.

Reviewed on November 26, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr was extraordinarily thorough in asking a variety of questions related to my health condition and explaining some test results to me. Drew pictures, gabe analogies, really patient with my questions. Vert happy with her manner.

Reviewed on November 26, 2018 6:00 PM

Very good.

Reviewed on November 26, 2018 6:00 PM

excellent

Reviewed on November 11, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Buenvenida is an excellent doctor - very patient - listens & spend time listening -

Reviewed on November 1, 2018 7:00 PM

Excellent concern, attention, & good advice.

Reviewed on November 1, 2018 7:00 PM

This provider has always been receptive, courteous, motivating with me. Highly professional and always on time.

Reviewed on October 30, 2018 7:00 PM

She is one of the best doctors I have seen dealing with my heart issues. So happy that I found her

Reviewed on October 7, 2018 7:00 PM

Wonderful doctor....didn't have to wait to see her and she spent a great deal of time with me explaining everything and going through my medical history. Very personable.

Reviewed on October 2, 2018 7:00 PM

-Very good-

Reviewed on September 30, 2018 7:00 PM

Good

Reviewed on September 25, 2018 7:00 PM

my health, and my healthcare needs are complex, having to manage several conditions in various stages. I have a large team of providers as a result, and I must say they all work together to ensure that I am being cared for to the highest degree. I feel all of my providers, including Dr Buenvenida, work to coordinate all the complexities that my health requires.

Reviewed on September 23, 2018 7:00 PM

always very good.

Reviewed on September 21, 2018 7:00 PM

Carissa Buenvenida MD is excellent - Wonderful doctor and her staff is terrific - great help in anyway. I love and respect the friendship I have with this medical team. Thank God and bless them.

Reviewed on September 10, 2018 7:00 PM

Very relaxed and helpful.

Reviewed on September 8, 2018 7:00 PM

She was very professional, explained what the next step would be,answered all my questions.

Reviewed on September 4, 2018 7:00 PM

I met the provider during an emergency and from the start I felt like I was in good hands with her. She made me feel comfortable and that I would get through this A-fib that was new to me. This last visit was a check up to see how I was doing. She has excellent skills to getting you to discuss your health concerns and taking care of my A-fib and other health issues like exercising more and losing weight.

Reviewed on September 2, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Buenvenida is a very caring dr. She listens & answers my questions without hesitation.

Reviewed on August 13, 2018 7:00 PM

The doctor and staff at this office are always pleasant and helpful.

Reviewed on August 12, 2018 7:00 PM

GREAT!

Reviewed on August 3, 2018 7:00 PM

She was very professional and has a very good bedside manner, so to speak. I am happy to have her for my new cardiologist.

Reviewed on July 30, 2018 7:00 PM

Visit was one hour and she answered all my questions.

Reviewed on July 30, 2018 7:00 PM

Excellent - Excellent doctor!

Reviewed on July 23, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Buenvenida is very respectful and always reachable for any questions I need answers to. Also when I need to have a prescription filled, she is very prompt calling the pharmacy to order the refills. Awesome physician!

Reviewed on July 20, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Buenvenida - is very thorough - she is caring - explains everything - very caring.

Reviewed on July 19, 2018 7:00 PM

I have been seeing g Dr. Buenvenida and X for several years. I feel so comfortable with them and always know they are a phone call away. totally trust them

Reviewed on July 7, 2018 7:00 PM

Very nice.

Reviewed on June 26, 2018 7:00 PM

great doctor, very careing

Reviewed on June 24, 2018 7:00 PM

She is the most caring doctor. She is the best

Reviewed on June 24, 2018 7:00 PM

She's very nice & good doctor!!!

Reviewed on June 7, 2018 7:00 PM

I have retired to Arizona yet can not find a doctor of Doc B's knowledge , understanding, and level of skill. I will fly to Chicago area to continue to see her. she and her group of associates are outstanding!

Reviewed on June 4, 2018 7:00 PM

Always have a good experience with this provider.

Reviewed on May 22, 2018 7:00 PM

I feel very confident that she is and will take very good care of me. She is very easy to talk to and gives very good information and advice. I feel very free to ask her questions, and I know she will have concern and answer them. I think she's a great doctor.

Reviewed on May 14, 2018 7:00 PM

I have been seeing this doctor for years, and I have great respect and admiration for her. Can't imagine seeing another cardiologist besides her.

Reviewed on May 14, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Buenvenida is an superior doctor for me to work with. We have an easy rapport and I can ask her anything and she will provide me with an honest answer. I chose her after using another cardiologist from her group who was not, in my opinion, as helpful. I made the change 15 years ago, and have never regretted it.

Reviewed on May 14, 2018 7:00 PM

I'm very happy to have Dr. Carissa Buenvenida as my Cardiologist. She cares about her patients and I can talk to her about my health, my family and any concerns that I have. I feel very relaxed with her unlike other doctors that looks very intimidating.

Reviewed on May 13, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Buenvenida is the best doctor I have met in a long long time. She made me feel comfortable and is easy to talk to. I would recommend her to anyone I know.

Reviewed on May 9, 2018 7:00 PM

very good

Reviewed on April 23, 2018 7:00 PM

totally appreciate the interest. and time spent with us. so easy to talk to and understand. very caring.

Reviewed on April 5, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Buenvenida is exceptionally empathetic.

Reviewed on April 3, 2018 7:00 PM

Excellent listener, Dr. Buenvenida took lots of time to explain my health issues. Made constructive suggestions regarding diet & exercise - Made me feel confident regarding my health outlook.

Reviewed on March 29, 2018 7:00 PM

She was very knowledgeable, caring, compassionate, and very thorough by examining the patients. She provide a definite health teaching.

Reviewed on March 28, 2018 7:00 PM

Excellent.

Reviewed on March 27, 2018 7:00 PM

Excellent Dr

Reviewed on March 25, 2018 7:00 PM

Good.

Reviewed on March 15, 2018 7:00 PM

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Medical Areas of Expertise

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Clinical Interests

  • Echocardiograms
  • EKG - Electrocardiogram
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Non-Invasive Procedures
  • Preventive Cardiology
  • Stress Echocardiogram
  • Stress Testing

Insurance

  • AAH Preferred – Team Member Plan
  • AAH Select – Team Member Plan
  • AARP MedicareComplete Plus HMO - POS
  • Aetna Better Health Premier Plan MMAI
  • Aetna Choice POS
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice (MC) POS
  • Aetna NAP - PPO
  • Aetna Open Access POS
  • Aetna Open Choice POS
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna Select Choice EPO
  • Aetna Select POS
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna US Healthcare Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Beech Street Network PPO
  • Blue Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross HMO Illinois
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO - POS
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Blue Cross PPO
  • Blue Cross PPO - Advocate Associate Medical Plan
  • Blue Precision Bronze HMO
  • Blue Precision Gold HMO
  • Blue Precision HMO
  • Blue Precision Platinum HMO
  • Blue Precision Silver HMO
  • BlueCare Direct
  • Cigna C - 5 POS
  • Cigna Health Partners POS
  • Cigna Health Partners PPO
  • Cigna Open Access Plus POS
  • Cigna Open Access Plus State of Illinois POS
  • CIGNA Open Access POS
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry HMO
  • Coventry One Select PPO
  • Coventry PPO
  • Coventry Workers Comp PPO
  • First Health Network EPO
  • First Health Network PPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna HMO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna Open Access Plus HMO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna PPO
  • Harken Health Choice Plus
  • Harken Health Compass Plus
  • Health Alliance HMO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • Healthlink PPO
  • HealthSpring Medicaid ICP
  • HealthSpring Medicare HMO
  • HealthSpring MMAI
  • HFN Platinum EPO
  • HFN PPO
  • HFN Total Care PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Choice PPO
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana Gold Plus Integrated-Medicare-Medicaid Plan
  • Humana HMO Select
  • Humana Illinois Platinum HMO
  • Humana Integrated Care Program of Illinois
  • Humana Medicaid Managed Care Plan
  • Humana National EPO
  • Humana National HMO
  • Humana National POS - Open Access
  • Humana National PPO
  • Humana POS
  • Humana PPO
  • LLH Adventist Silver PPO 3000
  • LLH Family Health Network Silver PPO 3100
  • LLH Swedish Covenant Silver PPO
  • Meridian
  • Meritain Health PPO
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • NALC (Natl Assn of Letter Carriers) Health Benefit
  • PHCS PPO
  • PHCS Savility PPO
  • Preferred Network Access PPO
  • SEIU HCII
  • SIHO PPO
  • Three Rivers Provider Network PPO
  • Tricare POS
  • Tricare PPO
  • UFCW Local 1546 Health and Welfare Fund (UMC)
  • UHC / AARP MedicareComplete (Secure Horizons) HMO
  • UHC / AARP MedicareComplete Focus HMO
  • Union Medical Care PPO
  • United Healthcare Charter
  • United Healthcare Choice HMO
  • United Healthcare Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare Compass HMO
  • United Healthcare Group Medicare Advantage PPO
  • United Healthcare Medicare Solutions PPO
  • United Healthcare MedicareComplete Plan 1 HMO
  • United Healthcare Navigate HMO
  • United Healthcare Navigate POS
  • United Healthcare Nexus
  • United Healthcare Options PPO
  • United Healthcare Select EPO
  • United Healthcare Select HMO
  • United Healthcare Select Plus POS

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