Dr. Carl Bakken, MD

Dr. Carl Bakken, MD

Infectious Disease Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 74
(17)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Carl Bakken, MD is an infectious disease medicine doctor who practices in Arlington Heights, IL. He is 74 years old and has been practicing for 44 years.

1538 N Arlington Heights Rd

Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Contact Information

(847) 253-6464

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Bakken's Experience

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Dr. Bakken's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Infectious Disease Medicine
  • Board certified in Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bakken "NCH Medical Group is here to seamlessly deliver coordinated, top quality healthcare in our medical offices, NCH Immediate Care Centers and hospital. Whether you're seeking routine medical care or something more specialized, the NCH Integrated System of Care connects you with the care you need."
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Specialties

  • Infectious Disease Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Infectious Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Baylor College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1969
  • Rush Presby St Lukes Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1970
  • Rush Presby St Lukes Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Rush Presby St Lukes Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1974

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bakken has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bakken's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bakken to family and friends
2.6
based on 17 total reviews (10 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Bakken's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

in Arlington Heights |
Terrible. Denied me antibiotics when I had an infection. Diagnosed me with anxiety and hypochondria instead. Lost my testicles because of it. Refused ultrasound and other tests. Spent no less than 5 minutes with me before diagnosing me with anxiety, and the second time with hypochondria. I...more
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in Arlington Heights, IL |
I have seen Dr. Bakken 3 times for annual check-ups. I want to keep this short, not going into the details, Bakken is not a good person, he is arrogant, he did not treat me appropriately or respectfully.
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in Palatine, IL |
It has taken three days to get a call back from Dr. Bakken or one of his nurses regarding my MRI (that I've had read by a Dr friend of mine). My disc pain needs immediate attention with cortisone shots but I can't get anyone to call me back. It is the worst experience I have ever had. Please don't...more
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in Rolling Meadows, IL |
I have a chronic condition. I do research periodically to stay educated, since I'm still symptomatic & the treatment Dr. Bakken prescribes is behind in modern medical advances. I found that there were some not-so-new treatments available that he never discussed with me. I printed up correlating...more
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in Arlington Heights, IL |
I went for a visit because I was sure I had a bacterial infection that I had once before. Dr. Bakken would not listen to my symptoms and declined to treat it. The next day it was getting worse, so I went to an urgent care in my neighborhood. Sure enough I tested positive for the infection and...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Bakken accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    Blue Precision HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Bakken has admitting privileges

Northwest Community Hospital
800 W Central Rd
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
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