Dr. Richard L. Cristea, MD

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Specializes in Clinical Neurophysiology • Male • Age 52

521 E 86th Ave Suite Z
Merrillville, IN 46410
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Hospital Quality

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Community Hospital
901 Macarthur Boulevard
Munster, IN 46321
Saint Mary Medical Center
1500 South Lake Parks Avenue
Hobart, IN 46342

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Patient Satisfaction

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Northern Indiana Neurological Institute
Northern Indiana Neurological Institute
521 E 86th Ave Suite Z
Merrillville, IN 46410
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    Dr. Cristea's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Clinical Neurophysiology

    Board Certifications

    • Clinical Neurophysiology
    • Neurology
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    • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
    • EMG (Electromyography)
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    2
    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Ataxia
    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Injury
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Cluster Headache
    • Convulsions
    • Cranial Trauma
    • Dementia
    • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
    • Diplopia
    • Dystonia
    • Epilepsy
    • Essential Tremor
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Headache
    • Huntington's Disease
    • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
    • Insomnia
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
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    • Meningiomas
    • Menstrual Migraine
    • Migraine
    • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
    • Myasthenia Gravis
    • Myelopathy
    • Myoclonus
    • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
    • Nystagmus
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Peripheral Neuropathy
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Restless Leg Syndrome
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Stroke
    • Syncope
    • Tic Disorders
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Tremor
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Tuberous Sclerosis
    • Vertigo
    • Visual Field Defects
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Indiana.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School
    Graduated in 1988

    Internship Hospital

    Rush Presy St Luke's Med Center
    Complete in 1989

    Residency Hospital

    The Cleveland Clin Found
    Complete in 1992
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Cristea & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Cristea's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 4 hospitals where Dr. Cristea has admitting privileges:

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    • Community Hospital

    • Franciscan St. Anthony Health - Crown Point

    • Methodist Hospitals - Northlake

    • Saint Mary Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Cristea

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cristea to family and friends

    11 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Cristea's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    11 responses
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    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 11 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Cristea
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    11 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    11 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    11 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    11 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Cristea accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Northern Indiana Neurological Institute
    521 E 86th Ave Suite Z
    Merrillville, IN 46410
    (219) 769-0777 (Office)
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