Dr. Richard Caner, MD

Dr. Richard Caner, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Caner, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Lincolnshire, IL and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois At Rockford in 1993 and specializes in pain medicine and anesthesiology.

185 Milwaukee Ave Ste 230

Lincolnshire, IL 60069

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Health Net
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Top Care Areas


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very high
more than 94% of peers
Degenerative Disc Disease
very high
more than 90% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Caner "I am committed to providing competent, compassionate and complete pain management care while treating patients with dignity and respect. I will include all levels of pain management starting with education and the most fundamental treatments, but will also recommend and skillfully utilize more invasive and interventional techniques where indicated. I consider it a true privilege and pleasure to bring pain relief to the patients with whom I have the good fortune to treat."


  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthropathy of Spinal Facet Joint
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Autonomic Dysreflexia
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spondylitis
  • Cervicogenic Headache
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Compression Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Sprain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Neuritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthropathy
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylarthropathy
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Vertebral Compression Fractures
  • Vertebral Fracture


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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.


  • University Of Illinois Urbana Champaign
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Illinois At Rockford
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • University Of South Florida
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University Of South Florida
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Rush Presbyterian St Luke's Med Center Chicago Il
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Caner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Caner's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Caner to family and friends
based on 28 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

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  • 3
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Dr. Caner's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Caner injected me with a staph bacteria. I went to the hospital. An MRI & scan showed a bubble by my spine where he injected me. I was in horrible pain. He released me 4 days later. Gave me a script for more pain pills. Told me the problem was constipation. 3 days later I went back to the hospital....more
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I have seen Dr. Canor for pain from rheumatoid arthritis and other pain for over a year since my previous Dr. retired. I am a registered Nurse and take these reviews very seriously! Dr. Canor is not only a brilliant physician but the most compassionate Dr. I have ever known . Through my work...more
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I came to Dr. Caner in 2011 in what would become a six year battle to regain my health. Dr. Caner, from the beginning with the help of a wonderful staff, truly listened to me and what I was feeling. I needed 10 surgeries and was in excruciating pain, and Dr. Caner made sure that i had the...more
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I have severe pain from a bad injection I went thru in my left S-1 area. I was being taken care by a fantastic Dr. For all my arthritic pain and she retired this past year! It was a very sad and nervous situation for me. I was scared and did not know who to see and control my pain levels. Well She...more
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Dr Caner is most definitely one of the best dr's I have experienced after many fails in the past 15yrs, as I have an extremely difficult and complicated medical history. He is extremely thorough, intelligent, open minded, patient and he listens which is important in my opinion. He takes the time...more
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