Dr. Rakesh Chugh, MD

Dr. Rakesh Chugh, MD

Geriatric Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Rakesh Chugh, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Tinley Park, IL and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Dayanand Medical College, Baba Farid University Of Health Sciences in 1989 and specializes in geriatric medicine.Read his story

17732 Oak Park Ave Ste E-F

Tinley Park, IL 60477

Contact Information

(708) 247-0848

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink

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Top Care Areas

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Arthritis of the Elbow
very high
more than 94% of peers
very high
more than 93% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Dr. Chugh's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Chugh "Rakesh Chugh, MD provides urgent care and other medical services for adult patients at his private practice in Tinley Park, Illinois. Dr. Chugh takes pride in being able to offer patients high-quality, highly personalized care as a solo practitioner, along with continuity of care. Patients can count on being able to see him at his practice or the hospital for treatment. Dr. Chugh is dedicated to helping patients enjoy optimal physical well-being by ensuring that they receive exceptional care that goes beyond managing medical conditions or treating symptoms. He also provides patients with the tools they need for a long, healthy life, including nutritional advice. Dr. Chugh earned his medical degree from Dayanand Medical College and Hospital in Punjab, India in 1989. He then went on to gain experience and improve his skills and knowledge with an internship at University of Illinois Hospital the following year and a residency at St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, Illinois in 1993. In 2000, Dr. Chugh established his private practice in the Chicago Heights area, and he also lends his expertise to local hospitals by serving as medical director at Vitas Hospice Program 37 and Vitas Inpatient Hospice Unit. Dr. Chugh is a Board-certified physician with the American Board of Internal Medicine. His professional affiliations also include being a member of the American Medical Association and a member of the American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine. As part of his commitment to making sure patients receive outstanding medical care, he's able to provide treatment for a broad range of medical issues on short notice. He also coordinates with other doctors and specialists, including cardiologists and general surgeons, to ensure that patients get the care they need."
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1  Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

244  Conditions Treated

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37  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Biopsy
  • Breast Exam
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Liver Function Test
  • Mole Removal
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Paracentesis
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Spirometry
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stitches
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vaccination
  • Wellness Examination
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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.


  • Dayanand Medical College, Baba Farid University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • U Ill Coll Med Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • St Francis Hospital Of Evanston
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Il Hospital and Cli
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chugh has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chugh's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chugh to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Chugh's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Chugh is an extremely committed and and caring doctor. His follow through is exceptional.
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