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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

4.8
Based on 475 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
    4.8
    Based on 475 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
    470 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.9
    469 ratings

    Friendliness/courtesy of Care Provider

    4.9
    473 ratings

    Care Provider spoke using clear language

    4.9
    468 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.9
    472 ratings

    Time Care Provider spent with patient

    4.8
    471 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.9
    468 ratings

    Patients' confidence in Care Provider

    4.9
    470 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.9
    469 ratings

    Wait time at clinic

    4.7
    460 ratings


    Comments (86)

    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
    Aug 27, 2019
    Just great!!!!  
    5.0
    Aug 27, 2019
    Highly recommend.  
    2.8
    Aug 26, 2019
    did not spend enough time to answer questions. I felt like I was being rushed.  
    4.9
    Aug 26, 2019
    Been seeing *Dr. Riccardo for several years.  
    5.0
    Aug 25, 2019
    Dr. Riccardo is the best! Would not change my primary!!!!  
    5.0
    Aug 22, 2019
    many years of outstanding care  
    5.0
    Aug 17, 2019
    Dr. Riccardo is an excellent professional in all respects!  
    5.0
    Aug 15, 2019
    Dr RICCARDO is the best! Very thorough and takes the time to address any issues or concerns.  
    5.0
    Aug 13, 2019
    I already have referred  
    4.9
    Aug 06, 2019
    Dr. Riccardo is great! I'm glad I found him!  
    5.0
    Aug 05, 2019
    Dr. Riccardo sets the bar for performance as primary doc  
    5.0
    Aug 05, 2019
    Dr. Riccardo is the best doctor .5 star M.D.  
    4.9
    Aug 04, 2019
    Dr. Riccardo is the best!  
    5.0
    Jul 28, 2019
    I have been coming to Dr Riccardo for close to 20 years and have the utmost confidence in him. Nicole is his nurse who is very kind and professional. Love them both.  
    5.0
    Jul 27, 2019
    I am extremely satisfied and grateful that, Dr. Riccardo is my Doctor. Dr. Riccardo is totally professional and courteous. I truly value his opinions and advice, because he is honest and genuine. Please on my See more  
    4.8
    Jul 22, 2019
    My provider almost always takes me in early, he is very concise and to the point. Always gives my concerns & advise. Very good doctor.  
    5.0
    Jul 16, 2019
    Dr. Riccardo is great! I wouldn't think of going to anyone else and have referred people to him and will continue to do so!  
    5.0
    Jul 15, 2019
    Dr. Nick Riccardo is a rock star of a physician. He listens closely and explains things in simple terms. Everyone I referred to him also loves him.  
    4.8
    Jul 10, 2019
    The most caring physician I've ever had and has taken care of me my family for many years  
    4.9
    Jul 07, 2019
    Both my husband and I regard Dr. Riccardo in the highest regards. In our opinion he is the best. Couldn't ask for a better Dr.  
    4.9
    Jul 02, 2019
    Dr. Riccardo is the best doctor in all my 65 years!  
    4.6
    Jul 02, 2019
    I had never seen this doctor before and I was very impressed with his empathy and professionalism.  
    4.1
    Jun 29, 2019
    Dr talks to fast for us old people  
    5.0
    Jun 26, 2019
    Dr. Riccardo is outstanding. His skill, compassion, bedside manner, etc. exceed expectations.  
    5.0
    Jun 26, 2019
    Dr Ricardo has always provided good care . He listens and answers all questions . exams are through and appropriate to my complaints , I feel confident in Dr Ricardo's diagnosis and treatment .  
    4.4
    Jun 19, 2019
    Dr. Riccardo is a wonderful Dr I've been going to him for a long time he's very caring  
    5.0
    Jun 18, 2019
    Dr. Riccardo is always so patient, kind, and knowledgeable.  
    5.0
    Jun 18, 2019
    over 20 years with Dr. Riccardo  
    5.0
    Jun 18, 2019
    Dr. Riccardo is an excellent physician. He takes the necessary time with his patients so they clearly understand there medical needs.  
    5.0
    Jun 18, 2019
    *Dr. Nick Riccardo is the best! His care and concerns are second to none. All doctors should be like him.  
    5.0
    Jun 17, 2019
    *Dr. Riccardo is the best. He has always made you feel like someone who takes care of you & is going to do everything he can to make you feel better.  
    5.0
    Jun 14, 2019
    *Dr. Nick Riccardo is an excellent physician. Always on time, thorough with exams. Explains all medications and treatments, results of labs, x-rays, we have been *Dr. Riccardo's patients for decades and have recommended him to See more  
    5.0
    Jun 12, 2019
    Dr. Riccardo has been my doctor for years. I moved an hour away and I still choose to drive back and see him. He's wonderful!  
    5.0
    Jun 11, 2019
    I have recommended Dr. Ricardo to as many people as I can. I have had other doctors in my life and none can compare to his expertises and to his genuine concern for my wellbeing.  
    5.0
    Jun 11, 2019
    dr Ricardo is always amazing, he treats my entire family. i would never do anything medically without him or his opinion  
    5.0
    Jun 11, 2019
    Dr Riccardo is always courteous and provides excellent information and advice about my health care. He always lets me know to contact him directly if I need additional care or information. He's an excellent doctor, See more  
    5.0
    Jun 11, 2019
    Dr Riccardo is a wonderful doctor!  
    5.0
    Jun 06, 2019
    There are no words to describe how great Dr. Riccardo is.  
    5.0
    Jun 05, 2019
    good  
    5.0
    Jun 05, 2019
    Dr. Riccardo patiently answers my questions and explains things in a way that I can understand. He is very caring about his patients.  
    5.0
    May 30, 2019
    Dr Riccardo has been my Doctor for several years. Recently he moved his office to a new location. I trust him and always find him to be caring and complete.   
    5.0
    May 28, 2019
    Great  
    5.0
    May 26, 2019
    Dr Riccardo is the best. years ago I needed a Doctor near my home. I went through several before finding Dr Riccardo. Since I've referred many people and all love him.  
    5.0
    May 21, 2019
    Dr. Riccardo is the best. He is efficient, friendly and listens. He makes me feel comfortable.  
    4.9
    May 20, 2019
    Dr Riccardo made me feel confident that he was listening and that he would help me get on track to the best health I can achieve. he was informative and truthful without being judgmental.  
    4.4
    May 20, 2019
    Dr. Ricardo was thorough and careful, although seemed angry.  
    5.0
    May 17, 2019
    Always a professional and stress relieving visit.  
    5.0
    May 15, 2019
    straight shooting and to the point doctor. caring and thorough.  
    4.9
    May 15, 2019
    I have not had a bad experience with my doctor  
    4.9
    May 15, 2019
    good  
    4.6
    May 14, 2019
    Dr Riccardo was friendly and professional and I felt I was in good hands even though this was my first visit.  
    5.0
    May 10, 2019
    Dr. Riccardo shows great concern and respect for his patients. As a doctor myself I would refer my family and friends and patients to him and the clinic.  
    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  
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