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Nick Riccardo, MD

Philosophy of Care

I believe trust is the most important quality between a patient and physician. In order to build a stable relationship which will hopefully encompass many years, a patient must know and truly believe that the physician will always have his patient's best interest at heart, no matter how simple or complex the problem. Because lifestyle and health modifications are ultimately made in cooperation between a doctor and patient, as an Internist, I hope to provide a solid foundation which will allow all my patients to make informed decisions about their own health care.


Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.9
Based on 527 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Internal Medicine
    • Years in Practice: 23


    BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

    • Internal Medicine


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts adults


    LANGUAGES

    • English


    MEDICAL INTERESTS
    General Internal Medicine and Preventive Medicine


    PERSONAL INTERESTS
    Hiking, camping and sailing


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School University of Illinois at Chicago
    Graduation Date 06/1993
    Degree MD
    Honors Alpha Omega Alpha

    RESIDENCY
    School Rush University Medical Center
    Title Resident in Internal Medicine

  • Memberships

    • American College of Physicians (ACP)
    • American Medical Association (AMA)
    • Illinois State Medical Society
    • Chicago Medical Society
  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    4.9
    Based on 527 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
    522 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.9
    521 ratings

    Friendliness/courtesy of Care Provider

    4.9
    524 ratings

    Care Provider spoke using clear language

    4.9
    521 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.9
    525 ratings

    Time Care Provider spent with patient

    4.8
    521 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.9
    520 ratings

    Patients' confidence in Care Provider

    4.9
    520 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.9
    521 ratings

    Wait time at clinic

    4.7
    509 ratings


    Comments (62)

    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 23, 2019
    Dr. Riccardo is a great provider. I have options, I choose not to use them.  
    5.0
    Apr 17, 2019
    I have been seeing Dr. Riccardo for 20 years and he has always had excellent bedside manner and genuinely concerned for my health.  
    5.0
    Apr 17, 2019
    All is very well. Love Dr. Riccardo and staff.  
    5.0
    Apr 09, 2019
    Dr. Riccardo is excellent at taking care of my health, he genuinely cares about me and my health, he's friendly, remembers what I do for a living and my hobbies, I have more confidence in See more  
    4.9
    Mar 27, 2019
    Dr Ricardo is a great Doctor. He cares about his patient.  
    5.0
    Mar 24, 2019
    good experience  
    4.8
    Mar 21, 2019
    *Dr. Riccardo is great!  
    5.0
    Mar 20, 2019
    been with Dr. Riccardo over 20 years  
    5.0
    Mar 18, 2019
    Friendly staff. *Dr. Nick J Riccardo is "the best!"  
    5.0
    Mar 08, 2019
    *Dr. Riccardo will be my doctor for life! I trust him with my life! I have referred 2 others to him and they are totally satisfied too.  
    4.4
    Mar 04, 2019
    At other visits I have felt rushed. But not at this one.  
    5.0
    Feb 27, 2019
    I am grateful to have Dr. Ricardo as a provider. He is a caring, professional, dedicated doctor.  
    4.9
    Feb 22, 2019
    Much better than our last provider - Dr. was great.  
    5.0
    Feb 18, 2019
    The provider (Dr.Riccardo) is the best doctor I have had in my 44 years of age. He is down to earth, friendly, caring, courteous and understanding. Honestly, he just gets it.  
    5.0
    Feb 14, 2019
    Dr. Riccardo is a great doctor. We have recommended him to many friends and family. Everyone is very happy with him.  
    4.9
    Jan 29, 2019
    Dr. Riccardo is excellent at his job! He takes the time to get to know his patients, listens to our concerns, explains things easily, is very personable and provides excellent care. I trust him with See more  
    5.0
    Jan 29, 2019
    Awesome Doctor  
    1.1
    Jan 28, 2019
    This is the second time that I visited Dr Nick Riccardo, he looked like, he doesn't wanted to see you, not friendly, not spent enough time to talk to you   
    5.0
    Jan 23, 2019
    exceptional caring and medical care  
    5.0
    Jan 23, 2019
    Best Doc ever!!  
    5.0
    Jan 15, 2019
    Understands me & explains everything. Very professional, puts me at ease & I trust him with my health needs & concerns.  
    4.9
    Jan 15, 2019
    Dr Riccardo is factual, brief, but clear in his exchanges and does leave sufficient room for QnA. Good so far.  
    5.0
    Jan 11, 2019
    I've been seeing *Dr. Riccardo and will continue to see him.   
    4.8
    Jan 09, 2019
    Dr. Riccardo is the best!  
    5.0
    Jan 03, 2019
    Dr. Riccardo is an excellent provider. He is professional, listens well and is a gentleman always. He is also fastidious about staying on schedule which I really appreciate!  
    5.0
    Jan 02, 2019
    dr. R is by far the best doctor I have had. he truly cares about me as a person as well as a patient. he is the best.  
    5.0
    Jan 02, 2019
    Dr. Riccardo is always down to earth, thorough in his explanations, and friendly.  
    5.0
    Dec 23, 2018
    I have seen many different doctors because of my cancer and hospitalizations and there are only a few, who make me feel like they are listening to me and not rushing an old person along See more  
    5.0
    Dec 12, 2018
    always treats my concerns with dedicated perfection. wouldn't want to be treated by any body else  
    5.0
    Nov 28, 2018
    First meeting with Dr. Nick Riccardo. Very confident with his medical knowledge, insight to my needs, and suggestions to follow.  
    5.0
    Nov 27, 2018
    Dr. Riccardo is the consummate professional. He listens attentively and is very thorough in his assessments and responses. Makes you feel comfortable throughout the visit.  
    5.0
    Nov 27, 2018
    *Dr. Riccardo has excellent bedside manners and I have been a patient with him 21 years. I always recommend friends & relatives to *Dr. Riccardo. He is like a brother to me & my family. he is always See more  
    5.0
    Sep 29, 2018
    He understands me better than I understand myself  
    5.0
    Sep 25, 2018
    My whole family goes to Dr. Riccardo. He is caring, listens and explains everything in detail and words I understand. It is so hard to find a doctor who truly cares about his patient and See more  
    4.9
    Sep 19, 2018
    *Dr. Riccardo is the best!  
    5.0
    Sep 14, 2018
    I have never been so happy with my medical care. *Dr. Riccardo is super great.  
    4.8
    Sep 04, 2018
    I am glad I chose Dr Riccardo as my new primary care physician. I never felt rushed and I had all my questions answered  
    5.0
    Aug 15, 2018
    Dr. Riccardo is excellent.  
    4.9
    Aug 14, 2018
    All of the physicians in this practice are "10's" and the quality and training shows. I have been always treated well, and have no complaints except if hospitalized, I will miss seeing my normal doctor.  
    4.9
    Aug 14, 2018
    Dr. Riccardo has a very easy going personality which makes it easier to openly communicate any physical/mental issues  
    5.0
    Aug 14, 2018
    Love this doctor - Always explains good.  
    5.0
    Aug 08, 2018
    while very good, I would recommend my regular doctor.  
    5.0
    Jul 29, 2018
    I have total confidence in Dr. Riccardo.  
    5.0
    Jul 15, 2018
    Dr. Riccardo is the best  
    5.0
    Jul 15, 2018
    Dr. Riccardo is great. I trust him and know he wants the very best for my health.  
    5.0
    Jul 10, 2018
    Satisfied on all levels.  
    5.0
    Jul 09, 2018
    he's the best!!!  
    4.8
    Jul 03, 2018
    Enjoy visiting with my care provider.  
    5.0
    Jul 02, 2018
    . and anedthey to him DR. Nick is a great doctor. We have gave his card to our friends and they now is going to him.  
    4.9
    Jul 01, 2018
    I'M HAPPY WITH DR RICCARDO AS MY (AND MY FAMILY'S) CAREPROVIDER. I HAVE MUCH CONFIDENCE IN HIM.  
    5.0
    Jun 27, 2018
    Been with Dr. Riccardo for a long time. Never had a problem  
    5.0
    Jun 27, 2018
    THOROGH, EFFICIENT AND I FELT VERY COMFORTABLE  
    5.0
    Jun 21, 2018
    Dr. Riccardo is the epitome of what a person would desire in a doctor. I am most pleased to be his new patient.  
    5.0
    Jun 21, 2018
    Dr. Riccardo is a very bright, compassionate and concerned care giver. He truly has a gift for the "art" of medicine, the ability to listen and understand people and to be as practical in his See more  
    5.0
    Jun 19, 2018
    Dr Riccardo is a wonderful doctor!!  
    5.0
    Jun 17, 2018
    very happy and pleased my my health professionals  
    5.0
    Jun 13, 2018
    Dr. Riccardo is the best. I trust him to find solutions to any medical problems I may have and he always takes good care of me.  
    5.0
    Jun 07, 2018
    Dr. Riccardo is top notch!  
    5.0
    Jun 03, 2018
    Always best advice  
    5.0
    May 27, 2018
    I love Dr Riccardo and have been going to him for over fifteen years.  
    5.0
    May 24, 2018
    Always EXCELLENT!!  
    5.0
    May 24, 2018
    I hope he never leaves this PRACTICE.  
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