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Brian Ragona, MD, FACP

Philosophy of Care

I practice medicine by applying scientific knowledge and clinical expertise to compassionately partner with my patients in the treatment and management of their medical issues.


Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.7
Based on 214 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Geriatrics
    • Internal Medicine
    • Years in Practice: 33


    BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

    • Internal Medicine


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts adults


    LANGUAGES

    • English


    MEDICAL INTERESTS
    Metabolic Bone Disease, Diabetes, Cad, Lipids, Opiate Addiction


    PERSONAL INTERESTS
    Family, Golf, Bowling, Hunting, Chicago Bears, Chicago Blackhawks


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, The Chicago Medical School
    Graduation Date 06/1983
    Degree MD

    INTERNSHIPS
    School Loyola University of Chicago, F. G. McGaw Hospital

    RESIDENCY
    School Loyola University of Chicago, F. G. McGaw Hospital
    Title Resident in Internal Medicine

    FELLOWSHIPS
    School Loyola University of Chicago, F. G. McGaw Hospital
    Specialty Internal Medicine/Geriatrics/Critical Medicine

  • Memberships

    • American Medical Association
    • American College of Physicians
    • Will-Grundy Medical Society
    • Chicago Medical Society
    • Illinois State Medical Association
  • Awards and Accolades

    Name Fellow of the American College of Physicians
    Date 06/2015

  • Research & Clinical Trials

    CLINICAL TRIALS

    • Allhat
    • The 3 C's


  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    4.7
    Based on 214 reviews

    Rating Categories

    The Patient Satisfaction Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.


    Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

    Press Ganey Certified Data Integrity

    Ease of scheduling appointments

    4.6
    211 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.8
    208 ratings

    Friendliness/courtesy of Care Provider

    4.8
    210 ratings

    Care Provider spoke using clear language

    4.8
    208 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.8
    210 ratings

    Time Care Provider spent with patient

    4.7
    210 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.8
    206 ratings

    Patients' confidence in Care Provider

    4.8
    209 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.7
    210 ratings

    Wait time at clinic

    4.2
    208 ratings


    Comments (21)

    Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.


    5.0
    Apr 26, 2019
    I have only had good experiences.  
    5.0
    Apr 25, 2019
    I am always satisfied with services provided.  
    5.0
    Apr 07, 2019
    l have seen Dragona for over 20 years. complete trust in any situation.   
    5.0
    Apr 03, 2019
    My visit was a informative and helpful.  
    5.0
    Mar 21, 2019
    *Dr. Ragona is a very good, helpful dr. and he heard what you have to say.  
    5.0
    Jan 29, 2019
    Been with Dr. Ragona many years and always received the best of care. Have complete confidence in his abilities and advice including several very important issues. Have no plans to change.....  
    4.5
    Jan 20, 2019
    GOOD  
    5.0
    Jan 01, 2019
    I love the Dr ragona explains things to you that you understand not all that medical mumbo-jumbo a very down-to-earth man he has a good bedside manner I'm very blessed to call and my doctor  
    5.0
    Dec 09, 2018
    Excellent physician  
    5.0
    Dec 09, 2018
    All the years we been going to him the best Doctor in town.  
    4.9
    Sep 30, 2018
    Dr. Ragona is a good guy , his staff is very friendly and helpful , it's an excellent environment  
    5.0
    Sep 28, 2018
    *Dr. Ragona is exceptional! I have & will continue to refer patients to him.  
    5.0
    Sep 08, 2018
    I always have good experiences with doctor. He is a very good & thorough doctor to me.  
    4.9
    Aug 19, 2018
    My experience seeing *Dr. Ragona has always been very good. He is a very caring person & I have faith in his care & judgment.  
    5.0
    Aug 09, 2018
    I have the utmost trust in Dr. Ragona with my health and any of my family member's health as well.  
    5.0
    Aug 02, 2018
    Dr Ragona is always thorough and concerned. I consider Dr Ragona the best physician I have ever encountered.  
    4.8
    Aug 01, 2018
    Dr. Ragona is a good doctor. He has been my doctor for 18 years. I trust and value his opinions and diagnosis he provide for my care.  
    5.0
    Jul 17, 2018
    *Dr. Ragona is very caring and very good doctor!  
    3.3
    Jul 10, 2018
    I asked the care provided to put the two over the counter medicines he recommended for me to take on my discharge paper, and they were not on there so I currently don't know what See more  
    5.0
    Jul 10, 2018
    Great Doctor  
    5.0
    Jul 05, 2018
    Most of my family already goes to this provider. I am very fortunate to have such a good Doctor.  
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