Dr. Richard Cristea, MD

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Specializes in Clinical Neurophysiology • Male • Age 53

521 E 86th Ave Ste Z
Merrillville, IN 46410
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Dr. Cristea's Experience

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Dr. Cristea's Specialties

  • Clinical Neurophysiology

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Community Hospital
901 MacArthur Blvd
Munster, IN 46321
Franciscan Alliance - Franciscan St. Anthony Health -Crown Point
1201 S Main St
Crown Point, IN 46307

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

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

    Specialties

    • Clinical Neurophysiology

    Board Certifications

    • Neurology
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    • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
    • EMG (Electromyography)
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
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    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Aneurysm
    • Ataxia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Disorders
    • Cancer
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebral Palsy
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
    • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
    • Cluster Headache
    • Concussion
    • Cranial Trauma
    • Dementia
    • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
    • Diplopia
    • Dystonia
    • Ear Disorders
    • Epilepsy
    • Essential Tremor
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    • Gait Abnormality
    • Headache
    • Headache (incl. Migraine)
    • Huntington's Disease
    • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
    • Insomnia
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Meningiomas
    • Menstrual Migraine
    • Migraine
    • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
    • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
    • Myasthenia Gravis
    • Myelopathy
    • Myoclonus
    • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Nystagmus
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Parkinsonism
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Polyneuropathy
    • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
    • Post-Concussion Syndrome
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
    • Restless Leg Syndrome
    • Seizure Disorders
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Sleep Disorders
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Disorders
    • Stiff-Man Syndrome
    • Stroke
    • Syncope
    • Tension Headache
    • Thrombosis
    • Tic Disorders
    • Torticollis
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Tremor
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Tuberous Sclerosis
    • Vascular Disease
    • 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
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    Dr. Cristea's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Community Hospital

    • Franciscan Alliance - Franciscan St. Anthony Health -Crown Point

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Cristea

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.6
    • 11 responses

    3.6 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cristea to family and friends

    3.6 out of 5

    11 responses

    Dr. Cristea's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.5 out of 5

    11 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.7 out of 5

    11 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.6 out of 5

    11 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    11 responses

    Experience with Dr. Cristea

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.1 out of 5

    11 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.9 out of 5

    11 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.9 out of 5

    11 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.6 out of 5

    11 responses

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    Office Locations

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    Northern Indiana Neurological Institute
    521 E 86th Ave Ste Z
    Merrillville, IN 46410
    (219) 769-0777 (Office)
    (219) 755-0608 (Fax)
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