Dr. Richard Olen, MD

Dr. Richard Olen, MD

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Age 59
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Dr. Richard Olen, MD is a general surgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in general surgery.

7447 W Talcott Ave Ste 427

Chicago, IL 60631

Contact Information

(773) 631-9699

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Olen's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Olen treats Abdominal Disorders more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Olen treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Intestinal Obstruction
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Olen treats Intestinal Obstruction more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Olen treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Intussusception
  • Paralytic Ileus
Inguinal Hernia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Olen treats Inguinal Hernia more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Olen treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Olen's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Aneurysm
Anorectal Abscess
Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Atresia
Biopsy of Breast
Bladder Surgery
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Colectomy
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Cystectomy
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision of Testicular Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Fecal Impaction Removal
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Fracture
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastrectomy
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrotomy
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hepatectomy
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hyperparathyroidism
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Kidney Surgery
Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparoscopic Tumor Ablation, Liver
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Meckel's Diverticulum
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Orchiectomy
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Pancreatic Cancer
Paracentesis
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroidectomy
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Pulmonary Disease
Pyloric Stenosis
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Skin Grafts
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Trigger Point Injection
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Varicose Vein Procedure
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Vulvar Cancer
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Olen, MD is a general surgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Loyola University Med Center Loyola University Health System Maywood
Residency Hospital
1985
Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
Medical School
1985

Awards

Dr. Olen's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Olen

4.1

Based on 8 reviews

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2 Stars
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1 Star
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My mom had a ileostomy the first week of Feb and Dr. Olen said he will be able to reverse it in 3-5 months depending on the progression of her healing. It has now been 5 months and my parent have heard nothing. My father has left several messages because Dr. Olen is always in surgery! He called my...Read More
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Dr olen not complete his job today he forget to miss remove almas 5 sctremoved only 3 forget other.I got the hard time to contact him office not help.almas rizvi 3 18 16 920 pm.
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Dr.Olen is a great surgeon. I had no fear and complete confidence in him prior to the emergency surgery he performed. His follow-up care was very thorough.
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I would recommend Dr. Olen to friends and family. Not only is he a superior surgeon, he is very kind and compassionate.
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