Dr. Richard Olson, MD

Dr. Richard Olson, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
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Age 62
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Dr. Richard Olson, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Rockford, IL and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School in 1982 and specializes in rheumatology, autoimmune diseases, and more.Read his story

324 Roxbury Rd

Rockford, IL 61107

Contact Information

(815) 398-9491

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • ECOH
  • First Choice Health
  • HFN
  • Humana
  • The Alliance

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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. Olson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Osteoporosis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Olson treats Osteoporosis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Olson treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip
Fibromyalgia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Olson treats Fibromyalgia more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Olson treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Olson treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Olson treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Olson's conditions and procedures:

Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Arthritis
Arthrocentesis
Autoimmune Diseases
Biological Therapy
Bone Density Scan
Bursa Injection
Bursitis
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Pain
Difficulty With Walking
Fibromyalgia
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hand Conditions
Infusion Therapy
Injection of Tendon
Injection Therapy
IV Therapy
Joint Drainage
Joint Injection
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Limb Pain
Lupus
Lyme Disease
Malaise and Fatigue
Muscle Weakness
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pyogenic Arthritis
Raynaud's Disease
Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Steroid Injection
Systemic Vasculitis
Trigger Point Injection
Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Biography

"I would like to take this opportunity to tell you more about myself and my experience in healthcare. I am originally from Rockford, Illinois, and I earned my undergraduate degree at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. I continued my studie...

Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Musculoskeletal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital
  • 1985
    Boston City Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1985
  • 1983
    Boston City Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1983
  • 1982
    University Of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School
    1982
  • 1978
    University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
    Undergraduate School
    1978

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Dr. Olson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Olson

3.9

Based on 18 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
5.555555555555555%
(1)
1 Star
22.22222222222222%
(4)

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I brought my mom in to a script but it wasn’t available. After more than an hour of delay and excused, she finally got the script. Dr. Olson was out of town and Heather, his nurse, was “in a meeting” and unavailable. My mom is considering a new doctor.
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I have been a patient of Dr. Olson for many years. He is very kind and listens to what I have to say about my health concerns. He also checks into other medical issues from the information I give him and tests he runs. Dr. Olson got me into a kidney doctor when tests results were not what they...Read More
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He is the best
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I'm in the medical field as well, and Dr. Olson exemplifies how I strive to be for my own clients/patients. He is knowledgeable, caring, and empathetic. He patiently answers my numerous questions and takes my concerns seriously. He is up-to-date on new developments in his field and always provides...Read More
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he is wonderfully kind and knowledgeable about my conditions.
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Locations

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 7:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 7:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 7:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 7:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 7:00pm
    • Sat: 8:00am - 7:00pm
    • Sun: 8:00am - 7:00pm
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