Dr. Richard Cristea, MD

Dr. Richard Cristea, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Richard Cristea, MD is a neurology specialist in Merrillville, IN and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School in 1988 and specializes in neurology.

521 E 86th Ave Ste Z

Merrillville, IN 46410

Contact Information

(219) 769-0777

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Cristea performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Peripheral Nerve Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Headache
very high
more than 99% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Cristea's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

87  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Indiana.

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

  • Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Rush Presy St Luke's Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • The Cleveland Clin Found
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cristea has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cristea's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cristea to family and friends
35 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

  • 5
    (29)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Cristea's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Dr. Cristea is a rarity. He is brilliant and takes the time to be with you to talk with you and to perform all the tests necessary to really find out what is wrong and how best to fix it.
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Patient advocate
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Excellent
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Simply the best!
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Could not ask for a more knowledgeable Neurologist. Slightly different bed side manner, but he has his patient’s best interest at heart at all times. He goes far above and beyond to provide exceptional care! Wonderful staff too! You are in the best of hands with this Doctor!!
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