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Meet the team

Compassionate, highly-trained professionals


Hejira Healthcare was founded in 2006 by Dr. Leigh Roberts, MD with the vision of creating a medical practice that treats every patient with dignity and first-rate care. Hejira has been designed to offer each person a more relaxed and calming experience. From the original art on the walls to the hot tea service to the spa robes — Hejira is a different kind of medical experience. The staff at Hejira are highly-trained and exceptionally friendly. We understand that for many, visiting a doctor can be a stressful experience. Our comfortable surroundings and compassionate medical professionals will ease your fears.




With no relation to Dr. Leigh Roberts, Alissa Roberts is a welcomed addition to our practice.

Alissa is a Certified Nurse Practitioner in Family Practice. She received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Lakeview College of Nursing in Charleston, Illinois in 2010, and a Masters of Science in Nursing from Chicago's Resurrection University in 2015. In addition to her extensive training as a primary care provider, Alissa has five years of experience as a Registered Nurse. Alissa began her career in Medical/ Telemetry, then transitioned to the Intensive Care Unit for the past three years.

Alissa was born and raised in the Northwest suburbs of Chicago, with family living in the Chicagoland area. She loves to spend time with family and friends, and enjoying Chicago!



Naeshlie attended Northwestern College and received an Associates Degree in Applied Science with a major in Medical Assisting. She graduated with honors and was a member of Alpha Beta Gamma.

Naeshlie is outgoing and loves spending her free time with family and friends. She also loves to dance!

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