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Lars Rikardsen, MD

Philosophy of Care

Fostering a strong doctor-patient relationship is a privilege and at the core of family medicine. My goal is to work with patients to keep them happy and healthy.



Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.2
Based on 114 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Family Medicine


    BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

    • Family Medicine


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts both children and adults


    LANGUAGES

    • English


    MEDICAL INTERESTS
    Preventive care, adult diabetes, hypertension, mental health, pediatrics, sports medicine


    PERSONAL INTERESTS
    I enjoy attending concerts, fantasy sports, golf and spending time with family and friends.


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School University of Illinois College of Medicine
    Graduation Date 05/2015
    Degree Medical Degree

    RESIDENCY
    School MacNeal Hospital
    Title Chief Resident, Family Medicine

  • Memberships

    • American Academy of Family Physicians
    • Illinois State Medical Society
  • Awards and Accolades

    Name Eagle Scout Award
    Date 01/2006

    Name University of Illinois Bronze Tablet Scholar
    Date 01/2011

  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    4.2
    Based on 114 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.

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    Ease of scheduling appointments

    4.3
    113 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.2
    113 ratings

    Friendliness/courtesy of Care Provider

    4.3
    114 ratings

    Care Provider spoke using clear language

    4.4
    114 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.3
    114 ratings

    Time Care Provider spent with patient

    4.3
    113 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.2
    113 ratings

    Patients' confidence in Care Provider

    4.0
    112 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.0
    112 ratings

    Wait time at clinic

    4.2
    110 ratings


    Comments (6)

    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.


    2.6
    Apr 18, 2019
    Did not get the feeling provider was really interested in my health and health history.  
    1.8
    Mar 05, 2019
    This Dr. just seem to be talking down to me and was rather rude at times. As if to say I don't really care to listen to you.  
    1.8
    Jan 15, 2019
    I felt this provider had preconceived ideas about my symptoms and treatment, he didn't ask what previous treatments were or my opinion of what his treatment was.  
    5.0
    Jan 08, 2019
    Very satisfied with him.   
    2.9
    Jan 03, 2019
    The doctor was late to the appointment and rushed through the examination. His verbal instructions were somewhat unclear since we discussed many different medications. However, all of the instructions were written down and the doctor See more  
    4.9
    Dec 19, 2018
    This was the first visit with the Dr. He was excellent. I've already recommended him to family  
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