Dr. Rita Hart, DO

Dr. Rita Hart, DO

Pediatrics  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Rita Hart, DO is a pediatrics specialist in Sterling, IL and has been practicing for 30 years. She graduated from Midwestern University Chicago College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1988 and specializes in pediatrics, adolescent medicine, and more.Read her story

100 E Le Fevre Rd

Sterling, IL 61081

Contact Information

(815) 625-0400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
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Dr. Hart's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hart "I am a board certified pediatrician with special expertise in Newborn Medicine (Neonatology). I have received several awards, including most recently the Patients Choice Award and the Compassionate Doctor Award. I have been in practice for over 20 years and feel my experience and continuing training allow me to provide excellent quality pediatric care. I treat newborns to teenagers and firmly believe in building strong partnerships with the parents or guardians of my patients and am a strong advocate for pediatric immunizations."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hart "I believe in developing partnerships with parents in order to provide the best possible pediatric care to my patients. I care for children from newborn through 17 years of age and am a strong advocate for pediatric immunization as a major component of disease prevention. "

3  Specialties

  • Pediatrics
  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Child & Adolescent Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Pediatrics*

8  Conditions Treated

16  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Allergy Shots
  • Breath Testing
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Infant Care
  • Nebulizer Treatment
  • Neonatal Care
  • Pap Smear
  • Physical Examination
  • Sports Physical Examination
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Well Baby Care
  • Well Child Examination

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

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  • Midwestern University Chicago College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Chicago College Of Osteopathic Medicine and Associated Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • American College Of Osteopathic Pediatrics
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Rita Hart, DO
I've been taking my children to Dr. Hart since my oldest was born, almost 13 years. Her standard of care is above and beyond, my children adore her and actually look forward to going to the doctor, and I personally have learned so, so much from her. She is a wonderful pediatrician, and holds an...Read More
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Channahon, IL – Mar 16, 2017
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Terrible. I would not recommend going to this doctor. So passive, and because of her lack of attentiveness, my daughter had to be transferred to a larger hospital where the staff actually did their job. I would not even give her one star, but I had to click at least one.
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Mazon, IL – Apr 14, 2016
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Can't recommend her enough. She is an advocate for immunizations which we strongly support.
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Apr 04, 2016
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