SPRING VALLEY — St. Margaret's Hospital has hired Angela Benavides, MD, board certified physician in neurology. Benavides will begin practice at the new St. Margaret's Neurology Center, 1400 Midtown Road, Peru. She will being seeing new patients on Oct. 4.
A native of Toa Baja, Puerto Rico, Benavides received a Bachelor of Science degree with a biology major from University of Illinois-Chicago in 1978. She received her medical degree in 1983 from the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, completing her internship in internal medicine there the following year. She then did a residency in neurology from 1984-1987 at Froedtert Hospital, which is affiliated with the Medical College of Wisconsin, where she was also the chief resident from 1986-87.
Benavides is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and holds a certificate as a headache specialist from the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties. Additionally, she has acupuncture certification from the Academy of Pain Research University in California