Dr. Craig Backs, MD

Dr. Craig Backs, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
Dr. Craig Backs, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Springfield, IL and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in internal medicine.

2921 Greenbriar Dr Ste C

Springfield, IL 62704

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

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Dr. Backs' Experience

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

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Backs "I Provide a Medical Home where Time and Comfort are Valued with Your Satisfaction and Wellness the Goal. Being available for my patients to address concerns directly with them immediately is important, It is also efficient and the way I strive to practice. My Personal Medicine practice incorporates many of the features of Concierge or Boutique practices, but the emphasis is to meet the needs of each patient in a deeply personal and individual way."

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

183  Conditions Treated

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7  Procedures

  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Wellness Examination

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.


  • Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, In
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Southern Illinois University Som and Affiliated Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • So Ill University Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Backs has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Backs' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Backs to family and friends
14 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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Dr. Backs' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I've already recommended Dr. Backs to people for his focus on prevention and staying current with the latest research. As we get older having a physician that pursues a personalized approach and is open to observations by the patient, I believe, is key to effective implementation of science based...more
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Dr. Backs and his staff were wonderful. Making an appointment for the InBody test was very easy and I didn't have to wait when I got there. The test took just 5 minutes and Dr. Backs took a lot of time with me explaining the test results and creating a program for me to get healthier. I would...more
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Very pleased with Dr. Backs. He spends all the time necessary to discuss laboratory results and treatment options with patients in his heart attack and stroke prevention practice.
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