Dr. Luis F. Santiago MD, General Practitioner
Verified Doctor
We verify the medical license of each FindaTopDoc Verified Doctor to ensure that their license is active and they are in good medical standing.

Dr. Luis F. Santiago MD

Pediatrician

5/5(14)
5533 Cermak Road Cicero Illinois, 60804
Rating

5/5

About

Luis F. Santiago-Berrios, MD, is a pediatrician with his own private practice, Santiago Medical Center, in Cicero, Illinois. He launched his practice in 1985 following the completion of his residency and has since been specializing in general pediatrics, with a focus on allergies and asthma in children. Dr. Santiago is affiliated with St. Mary's Medical Center and St. Anthony's Hospital, where he participates in the education of medical students and residents. In 2003, he was honored as Best Doctor of the Year at St. Mary’s Medical Center. As a pediatrician, Dr. Santiago manages the physical, behavioral, and mental health of children from birth until age 21. A pediatrician is trained to diagnose and treat a broad range of childhood illnesses from minor health problems to serious diseases. He attributes his success staying up-to-date in his field and his wonderful staff. In his spare time, he dedicates to fishing, dancing, and singing.

Education and Training

Central University of the East in Dominican Republic

Instituto TecnolÛgico de Santo Domingo (INTEC) Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud 1980

Board Certification

Board Eligible

Provider Details

MaleEnglish 44 years of experience

Areas of expertise and specialization

AllergiesAsthmaPediatrics

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Local Teaching, Medical Students and Residents, St. Anthony's Hospital -

Awards

  • Best Doctor of the Year, St. Mary's Medical Center, 2003   

Treatments

  • Sinusitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Gastritis
  • Pain
  • Laryngitis

Internships

  • Hospital de la University de Puerto Rico

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Medical Association, American Academy of Pediatrics

What do you attribute your success to?

  • Staying Up-to-Date in his Field and his Wonderful Staff

Hobbies / Sports

  • Fishing, Dancing, Singing

Favorite professional publications

  • Journal of the Academic Pediatric Association, Annals of Pediatrics

Dr. Luis F. Santiago MD's Practice location

5533 Cermak Road -
Cicero, Illinois 60804
Get Direction
New patients: 708-780-7612
Fax: 708-780-9122

Dr. Luis F. Santiago MD's reviews

(14)
Write Review

Patient Experience with Dr. Santiago


5.0

Based on 14 reviews

Dr. Luis F. Santiago MD has a rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 14 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Pediatrician in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

Recommended Articles

  • Do I Have the Mumps?

    The mumps is a highly contagious airborne viral infection, which manifests in a specific shape of the face and neck. The causing agent is the virus of mumps (paramyxovirus). Timely vaccination (MMR) is the best way to prevent complications that arise in 95% of cases. The mumps virus can be...

  • Friendly Venues Accommodate Guests on The Autism Spectrum

    Children on the autism spectrum are often sensitive to bright lights and loud noises. They also tend to find it difficult to remain still or quiet. This is why for a majority of families with a child on the autism spectrum, going out to a restaurant is an overwhelming and daunting proposition. Let...

  • What Is Progeria?

    Progeria or Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome (HGPS), is a rare genetic condition characterized by a rapidly aging appearance in children. Newborns and infants born with this condition typically look healthy and normal, but may physically display characteristic facial features, such as prominent...

  • What Are Vaccines?

    What is a vaccine?Vaccines are products that enable a person to develop immunity against certain diseases. A vaccine can be given through needle injections, by aerosol, or by mouth. The polio vaccine is given in the form of mouth drops that contain live but weakened organisms. The vaccine gets into...

  • Does My Baby Have Acid Reflux?

    Spit out what they have just been fed; this is known as reflux or posseting. This is not vomiting. It is important to learn the difference between vomiting and reflux. In vomiting, the muscles contract to forcefully expel the contents of the stomach, whereas in reflux, it is a spontaneous expulsion...

  • 5 Tips on Living with Strep Throat

    Strep throat is an infection that causes sore throat or pharyngitis. It is usually called an infection of the tonsils and throat. Strep throat is caused by bacteria living in the nose and throat known as group A streptococcus. Just like other bacterial infections, you can get the disease from a...

Nearest Hospitals

LORETTO HOSPITALl

645 SOUTH CENTRAL AVE CHICAGO IL 60644

Head east on West Cermak Road 1195 ft
Make a U-turn onto West Cermak Road 1379 ft
Turn right onto South Central Avenue 1.5 mi
Turn right 249 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the right

MACNEAL HOSPITALl

3249 SOUTH OAK PARK AVENUE BERWYN IL 60402

Head east on West Cermak Road 1195 ft
Make a U-turn onto West Cermak Road 1.6 mi
Turn left onto Riverside Drive 1044 ft
Turn left onto Oak Park Avenue 1.1 mi
Turn left onto Windsor Avenue 351 ft
Turn right onto Euclid Avenue 491 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the right

RUSH OAK PARK HOSPITALl

520 S MAPLE AVE OAK PARK IL 60304

Head east on West Cermak Road 1195 ft
Make a U-turn onto West Cermak Road 1379 ft
Turn right onto South Central Avenue 1.4 mi
Turn left onto West Flournoy Street 45 ft
Take the ramp on the left 1179 ft
Merge left onto Eisenhower Expressway (I 290) 1.5 mi
Take the ramp on the left towards IL 43: Harlem Avenue (7200 West) 1685 ft
Turn right onto South Harlem Avenue (IL 43) 1634 ft
Turn right onto Monroe Street 232 ft
Turn left onto South Maple Avenue 136 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the right