Dr. Ricky Colmer, PHD

AcupunctureMaleAge 65

Dr. Colmer
Accepting new patients

Contemporary Acupuncture

33 N Waukegan Rd Ste 4 Lake Bluff, IL 60044

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(847) 691-4935

Dr. Ricky Colmer, PHD is a Acupuncturist in Lake Bluff, IL and has over 19 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Guangzhou International University medical school in 2002. He is affiliated with Cancer Treatment Center of America, Chicago. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Colmer to book an appointment.

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No malpractice claims found for Illinois
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Dr. Colmer's conditions and procedures:

  • Acupuncture
  • Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Cupping Therapy
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Detoxification
  • Diet Counseling
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Elbow Pain
  • Exercise Counseling
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Hand Pain
  • Headache
  • Infertility
  • Infertility Treatment
  • Insomnia
  • Low Back Procedure
  • Menopause
  • Migraine
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Pain Procedure
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Stress
  • Stress Management
  • Wrist Pain

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    I've seen Dr. Rick for many years for various concerns. He is always very thorough, skilled and his treatments have made a tremendous impact on improving my health!
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    May 11, 2021
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    Rick is amazing and definitely knows his way with needles!! I highly recommend him to anyone looking for A knowledgeable and very compassionate acupuncturist.
    What went well
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
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    Robin – May 10, 2021
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    Dr. Colmer treated my mother for lung cancer. She was given 6 months when diagnosed. With Dr.Colmer she lived for a little over 3 more years.
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    Jeanine D Moravec – May 03, 2021
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    Dr. Colmer is an extremely skilled acupuncturist who cares about his patients and is committed to their health improvement. If you are looking for a professional acupuncturist with a wonderful bedside manner, you will not find anyone better than Dr. Colmer.
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
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    No results
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    Zara Griswold – May 02, 2021
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    He is very easy to work with and he definetly knows what's he's doing. His office has a great relaxing atmosphere.
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    Linda G in Lake Villa, IL – Oct 01, 2016
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    What a professional Mr.Colmer is! I have seen Rick for the past year and a half and from day one he has helped me all the way with several issues I've had. He loves working with his patients and he will go out of his way to make sure customers are fully satisfied. He has completely exceeded my expectations! Highly recommended!
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    Osman in Grayslake – Feb 26, 2016
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    Dr. Colmer has helped me with a multitude of issues dealing with pain and emotions.
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    Stephanie S. in Kenosha, WI – Jan 21, 2016
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    About Me

    Care Philosophy

    LIFE DOESN'T HAVE TO BE A STRUGGLE"

    "As a practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine, I believe that the integration of medicine and patient...
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    Biography

    At Contemporary Acupuncture, Dr. Colmer provides preventive and personalized alternative healthcare to every patient served. He offers multidisciplinary,...Read more

    Specialties

    • Acupuncture
    • Chinese Herbal Medicine
    • Nutritional Therapy

    Education

    Midwest College Of Oriental Medicine
    Internship Hospital
    2002
    Guangzhou International University
    Medical School
    2002
    Midwest College Of Oriental Medicine
    Concordia University Wisconsin
    Undergraduate School
    ,

    Awards

    • Magna Cum Laude Graduate-Concordia University, WI,
    • Cum Laude graduate - Midwest College of Oriental Medicine,
    • Top Honors - Guangzhou International University, China,

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Dr. Ricky Colmer, PHD accepting new patients?

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    What are Dr. Ricky Colmer, PHD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Colmer frequently treats Acupuncture, Allergies, and Anxiety. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Colmer treats.

    Where is Dr. Ricky Colmer, PHD's office located?

    Dr. Colmer's office is located at 33 N Waukegan Rd Ste 4, Lake Bluff, IL 60044. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

    Does Dr. Ricky Colmer, PHD offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Colmer has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

    How can I make an appointment with Dr. Ricky Colmer, PHD?

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    Locations

    Contemporary Acupuncture

    Contemporary Acupuncture33 N Waukegan Rd Ste 4 Lake Bluff, IL 60044
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      • Mon: 1:00pm - 6:00pm
      • Tue: closed
      • Wed: 12:00pm - 6:00pm
      • Thu: closed
      • Fri: 10:30am - 6:00pm
      • Sat: closed
      • Sun: closed
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    Affiliated Hospitals

    Dr. Colmer is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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    Cancer Treatment Center of America, Chicago

    Zion, IL

    89% Patient Experience Rating, 20% higher than the national average

    3 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)