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Richard Cristea, MD

Dr. Cristea is a neurologist in the Merrillville area. He is affiliated with Central Dupage Hospital and 5 more hospitals.
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Dr. Cristea saw more spine condition patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Cristea saw more pain patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Cristea saw more pinched nerve patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Cristea saw more back problems patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Cristea saw more fibromyalgia patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Cristea saw more neck pain patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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95 doctors
Dr. Cristea saw more carpal tunnel syndrome patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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504 doctors
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Dr. Cristea saw more peripheral neuropathy patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Cristea saw more neuropathy patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Cristea saw more back pain patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Cristea saw more spinal stenosis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Cristea saw more headaches patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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178 doctors
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Dr. Cristea saw more degenerative disc disease (DDD) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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345 doctors
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Dr. Cristea saw more obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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Dr. Cristea saw more sleep apnea patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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Dr. Cristea saw more cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Cristea saw more vascular disease patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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159 doctors
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158 doctors
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79 doctors
Dr. Cristea saw more herniated disc patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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1 doctor
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1 doctor
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Dr. Cristea saw progeria patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.
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23 doctors
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23 doctors
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11 doctors
Dr. Cristea saw more torticollis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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345 doctors
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Dr. Cristea saw more sleep disorders patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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Dr. Cristea saw more traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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355 doctors
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354 doctors
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Dr. Cristea saw more migraine patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Cristea saw more spondylosis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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270 doctors
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Dr. Cristea saw more sciatica patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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343 doctors
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Dr. Cristea saw more abnormal gait patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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311 doctors
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Dr. Cristea saw more insomnia patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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522 doctors
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Dr. Cristea saw more cerebrovascular disease patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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504 doctors
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Dr. Cristea saw more chronic pain patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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14 doctors
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Dr. Cristea saw brain aneurysm patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.

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Locations

Dr. Cristea sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

The Neurological Institute & Specialty Centers
521 E 86th Ave
Merrillville, IN 46410
835 miles away

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Credentials
  • Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1988
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    RESIDENCY

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Cristea is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Central Dupage Hospital
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Community Hospital
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Methodist Hospitals
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • St Mary Medical Center
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • The Methodist Hospitals
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Franciscan Health Crown Point
    Hospital safety grade not available

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Aultcare
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin
  • Health Alliance
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Indiana University Health Plan
  • Medica
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Priority Health
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • TRICARE
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield