Maria Ariza, M.D.

56 Ratings10 Comments
Family Medicine; Bariatric & Obesity Medicine
Elmhurst Memorial Elmhurst Clinic
Clinical Interests:
Preventative Medicine; Primary Care; Weight Management; Childhood Obesity; Holistic Medicine; Women's Health; Diabetes; Disease Prevention; Heart Disease; Childhood Weight Management; Bariatric & Obesity Medicine; Pediatrics

This provider is an independent medical practitioner who has been permitted to use the hospital's facilities and to exercise his or her independent medical judgment in the care and treatment of his or her patient.



Philosophy Of Care

I’m passionate about sharing patient education as the foundation of our relationship and in providing patients the tools needed for them to make the best decisions for their health. Wellbeing and disease prevention are achieved when body, mind and environment are all optimal and in harmony. This lifestyle focus is key to my approach in treating all my patients and families, especially those struggling with childhood obesity.

Education & Credentials

Education: Escuela de Medicina Juan N. Corpas, 2003

Internship: Saint Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center, 2010

Residency: Saint Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center, 2012


Family Medicine

Bariatric & Obesity Medicine

Insurance Accepted

Aetna Medicare POS
Aetna Medicare PPO
Aetna HMO
Ambetter Balanced Care HMO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
AARP Medicare Advantage Complete (plan 1 & 2) (UHC) HMO
AARP Medicare Advantage Complete (UHC) and Compete Assure
Blue Cross Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Community FHP-ICP
Blue Cross Community MMAI
Blue Cross HMO Illinois (HMOI)
Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PPO
Blue Choice MCNP PPO
Blue Choice Options PPO
Blue Cross POS
Blue Cross PPO
Blue Choice Preferred
Blue Precision HMO
Cigna HealthSpring MA HMO
AARP Medicare Complete Access (UHC) HMO
Aetna Medicare HMO
Ambetter Secure Care HMO
TriWest PC3 / Veterans Administration Community Care
Aetna National Advantage Program
Beech Street PPO
Imagine Smart Network
Cigna HealthSpring PPO
Coventry (Personal Care)
Galaxy Health PPO (UHC)
Great West Open Access
Great West POS
Coventry One PPO
Coventry First Health PPO
Coventry HMO
Coventry POS
Coventry PPO
Coventry Workers Compensation Plan
Great West PPO
HFN Workers Compensation Plan
Humana Gold Plus HMO
Illinos Medicaid
Medicare Part B
United Healthcare Choice HMO
United Healthcare Choice Plus POS
UHC Medicare Advantage PPO
United HealthCare Choice Plus HMO
United HealthCare Choice Select HMO
United HealthCare Select POS
United Healthcare Select EPO
United Healthcare Select HMO
Humana Choicecare PPO
Humana HMO
Humana Gold Plus PPO
MultiPlan PPO
Sunrise Advantage
TriCare Standard/Reserve Select PPO
United Healthcare Choice EPO


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Overall Patient Rating
4.7 out of 5
(56 Ratings, 10 Comments)
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she stayed helpful with sometimes me asking a lot of questions
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very good
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The best caregiver I ever have!
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good experience
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My experience was very good however I hope care providers discuss in more details any risks, side effects that may occur.
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I switched my healthcare to Edward-Elmhurst and my experience with scheduling, follow-up, and in person visits have been great!! Keep up the good work.
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my first time seeing a new provider since Dr ... left I was impressed with the care provided I was a little hesitant to return to the clinic since Dr ... left
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Thanks for the service and the doctor. Very happy.