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Nicole Richman, MD

Philosophy of Care

It is important that doctors and patients listen to one another, work as a team, and make decisions regarding treatment together.


Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.7
Based on 292 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Rheumatology
    • Years in Practice: 10


    BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

    • Rheumatology


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts adults


    LANGUAGES

    • English


    MEDICAL INTERESTS
    Rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, inflammatory arthritis, lupus, Sjogren's syndrome, osteoporosis, inflammatories myositis, crystalline arthritis, and other rheumatologic autoimmune diseases


    PERSONAL INTERESTS
    Martial Arts, Outdoor Activities, Hiking, Exercising


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School George Washington University
    Graduation Date 05/2006
    Degree M.D.

    RESIDENCY
    School University of Illinois at Chicago
    Title Resident in Internal Medicine

    FELLOWSHIPS
    School University of California San Francisco
    Specialty Rheumatology

  • Memberships

    • American College of Rheumatology
  • Awards and Accolades

    Name National Institutes of Health Intramural Research
    Date 01/2000

  • Research & Clinical Trials

    RESEARCH

    • Research in Rheumatoid Arthritis


  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    4.7
    Based on 292 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

    4.4
    290 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.7
    290 ratings

    Friendliness/courtesy of Care Provider

    4.8
    291 ratings

    Care Provider spoke using clear language

    4.8
    291 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.8
    290 ratings

    Time Care Provider spent with patient

    4.7
    288 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.7
    291 ratings

    Patients' confidence in Care Provider

    4.7
    289 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.6
    290 ratings

    Wait time at clinic

    4.6
    280 ratings


    Comments (20)

    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
    May 30, 2019
    Great.  
    5.0
    Apr 10, 2019
    Dr. explained all medical conditions clearly and made sure I understood everything I was being told. Felt very comfortable with the Dr with this being my first visit. I'm extremely happy with choosing this Dr. See more  
    5.0
    Apr 10, 2019
    Excellent  
    5.0
    Apr 09, 2019
    * have recommended *Dr. Richman several times. She is smart, kind & caring.  
    5.0
    Apr 03, 2019
    Dr. Richman is a very good doctor and I wouldn't want to see any other at this time.  
    5.0
    Mar 17, 2019
    I felt that Dr. Richman was a little distracted this visit. she did answer my questions, but tended to ask me standard questions a couple of times. She always puts me at ease.  
    5.0
    Feb 24, 2019
    dr richman is a wonderful physician. I feel that I have the most current available treatment in place that is best suited for me thanks to dr rich mans attention.  
    4.9
    Jan 29, 2019
    You really feel that she is listening to what you are saying and easing your concerns. At the end of the visit she specifically asked if there was anything else at all that I wanted See more  
    5.0
    Jan 24, 2019
    She shakes my hand when I first see her and when my appointment is over.  
    4.9
    Jan 15, 2019
    *Dr. Richman is always concern caring and I'm able to understand and follow her explanation, she's always aware of my other medical problems, and she's in communication with my other doctor. And my complete health See more  
    5.0
    Dec 23, 2018
    dr richman is easy to talk to and explaining things.puts my to dos in writing so i can make sure i follow proper procedures  
    4.9
    Nov 26, 2018
    *Dr. Richman came in BEFORE her regular hours to make sure I was cared for!  
    3.3
    Sep 26, 2018
    Dr. Richman tends to run hot and cold. Sometimes she is very concerned and thorough and sometimes she is very dismissive and acts like she can't wait to get you out the door.  
    5.0
    Sep 25, 2018
    My proof in confidence of this caretaker is the fact that I drive over an hour to be her patient.  
    5.0
    Sep 18, 2018
    I feel all my DuPage medical doctors are excellent. They talk to each other about me. What more can I ask for. However, Dr. Richmond is the best!  
    5.0
    Aug 19, 2018
    *Dr. Richman is informative and thoughtful regarding her patients.  
    5.0
    Jul 25, 2018
    Dr. Richman is very caring and supportive. She is a good listener and very positive.  
    5.0
    Jul 11, 2018
    dr. Richman is the epitome of what a good doctor should be. She is kind, caring, and knowledgeable.  
    5.0
    Jul 02, 2018
    Very happy with Dr. Richman and I would recommend her highly without hesitation. I am lucky to have her for my doctor.  
    5.0
    Jun 30, 2018
    This had to be one of the best experiences with a doctor that I have had. Friendly, caring, personable, knowledgeable. Explained things in a way I could understand. VERY thorough!!!  
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