N. Richie Thakur, MD

N. Richie Thakur, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Internal Medicine

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine - 1991
Residency:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 1994

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Clinical Instructor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

267 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

August 30, 2021

5.0

Thorough. Explained everything in detail re: complete physical. Followed up next day with details.

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August 30, 2021

5.0

Dr. Thakur has been my primary care physician for 21 years. I have the utmost confidence in him. He and his staff reply promptly to inquiries, and he asks pertinent questions and provides excellent advice.

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August 30, 2021

5.0

very knowledgeable and concerned, excellent patient care

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August 28, 2021

5.0

Very professional, seemed very caring and listened to how I felt and went over my test results with me and I appreciate that also.

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August 27, 2021

5.0

He takes the time to explain everything and answer any questions.

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August 26, 2021

5.0

Dr T is very thorough, informative, friendly, and professional

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August 23, 2021

5.0

Thakaur is the best and so are the people who work atNW

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August 22, 2021

5.0

He very good

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August 21, 2021

5.0

He is efficient, thorough, and answers all my questions with patience.

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August 20, 2021

5.0

Caring, courteous, competent physician

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August 19, 2021

5.0

Dr. Thakur is great, very attentive, very thorough, and always follow up on my care.

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August 19, 2021

5.0

Thorough, takes the time to discuss issues

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August 18, 2021

5.0

Great doctor

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August 12, 2021

5.0

Trust his advice

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August 12, 2021

5.0

Very thorough and competent and he makes a patient feel that he genuinely cares about their well being.

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August 09, 2021

5.0

Dr. Thakur takes the time to make sure I’m in good health. I couldn’t be in better hands. I have actually recommended Dr. Thakur to my good friend.

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August 09, 2021

5.0

His knowledge and thorough exam has guided me to advised my adult son to seek his services

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August 09, 2021

5.0

A great doc. He has very good bedside manner and is easy to work with.

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August 06, 2021

5.0

Talks well about your care, listens to you and has a response that’s not like a robot. Has a great deal of knowledge.

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August 05, 2021

5.0

Compassionate, a patient’s doctor.

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August 04, 2021

5.0

I have total confidence in doctor Thakur

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August 04, 2021

5.0

It was my first visit to establish care with Dr. Thacker. He was very nice listened to my concerns and was professional in every sense of the word.

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August 03, 2021

5.0

He’s knows his stuff

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August 03, 2021

5.0

He professional compassionate and personable ♥�♥�

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August 03, 2021

5.0

Thoughtful, friendly, inspires confidence

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August 01, 2021

5.0

Every time I see Dr Thaler, it’s a visit with ease. No complaints

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July 31, 2021

5.0

Always feel Dr. Thakur is interested in my care and that I am part of the team.

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July 30, 2021

5.0

Cares of the needs for the patient.

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July 29, 2021

5.0

See above - and courteous and explains himself well

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July 27, 2021

5.0

Have always appreciated how he remembers me well (I know, it is about good note-taking and review of notes, but it matterrs) and feel he has a genuine concern for my well being.

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July 27, 2021

5.0

He gets the job done effectively

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July 23, 2021

5.0

Thorough, thoughtful, professional

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July 22, 2021

5.0

Outstanding physician

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July 21, 2021

5.0

Dr Thakur spends quality time with me, always addresses my concerns and provides substantive information and advice to me. I have been his patient for almost 20 years and have been extremely pleased to have him as my primary care physician.

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July 19, 2021

5.0

Kind and considerate. Supportive and informative.

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July 19, 2021

5.0

Dr. Thakur is a kind, caring person that takes time to help me understand the medical recommendations he is making.

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July 17, 2021

5.0

I've seen Dr. Thakur for 10 (?) years. He cares about his patients, never seems too busy to listen to questions. I have recommended him to people looking for a good doctor.

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July 16, 2021

5.0

Dr. Thakur is very efficient, patient, kind, and cares for his patients. He also follows when needed.

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July 15, 2021

5.0

Very personable doctor, would recommend. Very friendly and was good at explaining things.

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July 15, 2021

5.0

Smart and kind

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July 14, 2021

5.0

Smart, supportive, encouraging, and “understandable�. He explains everything and takes his time.

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July 13, 2021

5.0

Again, he’s a terrific doctor. He is carrying and very thorough.

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July 13, 2021

5.0

He is very familiar with my medical history and was prepared to answer my questions!

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July 12, 2021

5.0

Very patient

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July 12, 2021

5.0

Dr. Thakur has encouraged me to make timely follow up appointments to monitor my diabetes, so I maintain a positive A1C reading.

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July 12, 2021

5.0

Listens well. Knowledgeable. Concerned about me snd my health. Explains things well.

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July 12, 2021

5.0

Very patient and caring

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July 11, 2021

5.0

Dr. N. Richie Thakur is such a personable Doctor while being the epitome of an extremely professional, knowledgeable, caring, compassionate, efficient, proficient physician!

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July 09, 2021

5.0

Dr. Thakur in my opinion is the very best doctor a person could have.

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July 09, 2021

5.0

Been my doctor for years...he cares about my health.

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July 07, 2021

5.0

Very kind and considerate. Very personable

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July 07, 2021

5.0

Smart, caring and professional

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July 06, 2021

5.0

We spoke about post-grad plans - it was a more friendly, 'human' connection than just 'Are you sick - if so where?' He personally called me to mention the blood test results - dedication to patients.

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June 29, 2021

5.0

He listens and explains. Good guy.

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June 28, 2021

5.0

Doctors care about their patients and take pride in their jobs good good care for patients

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June 25, 2021

5.0

Dr. Thakur is extraordinary! I believe he's preeminent in the medical profession and a credit to the human race!

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June 22, 2021

5.0

Best doctor I’ve ever dealt with.Very professional and easy to talk with

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June 21, 2021

5.0

Very thorough and smart and caring.

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June 17, 2021

5.0

Dr Thakur is knowledgeable, thorough, while also calm and rational

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June 16, 2021

5.0

He is the best. Leaves no stone unturned to diagnose. I feel well cared for.

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June 16, 2021

5.0

Very concerning

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June 16, 2021

5.0

He answers all of your questions and he listens to your concerns.

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June 09, 2021

5.0

Not only do I receive outstanding care from Dr. Thaker but he truly cares about his patients. I feel so fortunate that he is my physician.

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June 07, 2021

5.0

Dr.Thakur is a great physician. He has been caring for me for 16 years. He is professional, smart and has excellent patient rapport

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June 03, 2021

5.0

Great doctor!

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June 02, 2021

5.0

Great, caring, professional doctor

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June 02, 2021

5.0

Very professional.

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June 02, 2021

5.0

He is an excellent doctor, and gave me the best care possible during my visit with him.

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June 01, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable Friendly Remembers me Takes sufficient time with me Efficient

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May 28, 2021

5.0

Very Professional

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May 28, 2021

5.0

Professionalism

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May 28, 2021

5.0

I trust Dr. Thakur more than any other doctor that has ever treated me. Even better than Dr. Erik Orelind. I didn’t think that was possible. Feel free to share that with him.

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May 28, 2021

5.0

Thoughtful Does his research Answers all questions

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May 27, 2021

5.0

Took the time to listen and focus on my needs. Was helpful and knowledgeable.

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May 25, 2021

5.0

He has been my physician for 20 some years he is also sympathetic, kind knowledgeable and always listens

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May 24, 2021

5.0

Very attentive to my needs and concerns

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May 23, 2021

5.0

Attentive, great bedside matter. You don’t feel rushed with him. He shows great empathy

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May 22, 2021

5.0

my visits are always pleasing to me, questions answered

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May 20, 2021

5.0

20 years as a patient

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May 20, 2021

5.0

His ability to explain things.

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May 17, 2021

5.0

First impression by me was Dr. Thakur was a dedicated professional who was all business .

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May 17, 2021

5.0

The doctor did not seem to rush mem when we met.

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May 14, 2021

5.0

The best MD I have known. He's knowledgeable, friendly and very helpful.

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May 13, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable, Professional, Compassionate. Spends the necessary time with. You leave feeling time well spent and worth the drive.

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May 13, 2021

5.0

Smart, attentive. Remembers patient details. Assuring. Responsive.

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May 13, 2021

5.0

Consistent stable care.

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May 12, 2021

5.0

Dr Thakur and his team were fantastic as always.

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May 12, 2021

5.0

Dr. Thakur has been my doctor for over 20 years and hopefully will be for at least 20 more! He always takes his time to listen and explain. He never rushes through the appointment.

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May 12, 2021

5.0

Listens to patients, prompt follow up

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May 11, 2021

5.0

Dr. Thakur was well prepared and thorough in his examination. In addition, he took the time two more fully understand my medical need and to prescribe a logical series of tests and referrals.

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May 11, 2021

5.0

Dr. Thakur is kind, compassionate and a wealth of knowledge on general medicine topics, preventative care and has keen insight into all aspects of health maintenance and wellness

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May 11, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable and personable. I enjoy his attention to care, his knowledge and his ability to listen and take into account how I am feeling.

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May 10, 2021

5.0

Dr. Thakur takes the time to explain results and reasons for tests.

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May 08, 2021

5.0

I feel like he is truly invested in my health and always makes a point of making personal connections.

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May 06, 2021

5.0

My doctor takes time to listen and care for me too.

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May 05, 2021

5.0

Great manner, asked questions & seemed genuinely Concerned and gave suggestions.

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May 04, 2021

5.0

Dr Thakur is the best!! He has help me through so much. Dr Thakur will really listen to you and that is so very important to me! He takes time with you... you don’t feel like a number. His advice has always been spot on. He really is the best doctor I have ever had!!!

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May 04, 2021

5.0

Quite attentive to my needs. Asked good questions and provided information that was helpful and supportive.

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May 04, 2021

5.0

Dr. Thakur creates a total sense of well being!

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May 04, 2021

5.0

Good bedside manner. Promptness thorough and overall like him

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