N. Richie Thakur, MD

N. Richie Thakur, MD

4.9 
526 ratings  Read Reviews
Northwestern Medical Group

Primary Specialty

Internal Medicine

Insurance Accepted

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Accepting New Patients

Education

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

Board Certifications

  • American Board of 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 
526 Ratings
  • Friendly & Courteous
    5.0
  • Will Recommend to Others
    4.9
  • Clear Explanations
    4.9
  • Shows Concern
    4.9
  • Includes You In Decisions
    4.9
  • Explains Medications
    4.9
  • Follow-Up Instructions
    4.9
  • Easy to Understand
    4.9
  • Time Spent With Patient
    4.9
  • Confidence in Doctor
    4.9

Reviews from Patients

103 Reviews
October 28, 2019

Dr. Thakur is an excellent physician and has been a wonderful doctor for me for many years. I fly into Chicago from Florida because of him.

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October 26, 2019

very good

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October 22, 2019

Dr Thakur is awesome

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October 12, 2019

Dr. Thakur is so professional and so friendly. He's the best! That is why I have went to him three years in a row for my annual check up.

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October 10, 2019

kUDOS to my doctor (Dr. N Richie Thakur) that always shows that he care, understand and makes me feel he is concerned about my health. I give him excellence on making contact with me immediately after receiving test results. I give my Dr 10 thumbs up and he's an awesome doctor.

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October 07, 2019

The doctor handle my appointment the way I would want it done. Informative, open and to the point

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October 05, 2019

excellent doctor, staff and service

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September 28, 2019

Doc Thakur is the best doctor I've ever had. The world needs more of his type

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September 16, 2019

Very Good

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September 15, 2019

Dr Thakur is excellent by all standards

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August 16, 2019

If there were an "Excellent" option, I would use it to rate Dr. Richie Thakur as he was and is always very knowledgeable, professional, compassionate, empathetic and courteous!

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July 22, 2019

dr Thakur has been 10/10 great each of my physicals.

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July 20, 2019

Dr. Thakur has been my primary care physician for over 15 years and I recommend him highly to others.

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July 20, 2019

Dr. Thakur is competent and spends time with clients, listening and answering questions. He is excellent

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July 19, 2019

I have already recommended *Dr. Thakur to a number of friends.

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July 11, 2019

Dr.Thakur, is a great doctor I would definitely recommend him as a PCP. I am blessed to have him as my PCP.

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July 05, 2019

Dr. Thakur is thoughtful, nice, curious, responsive and is a pleasure to be around.

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June 20, 2019

Dr. Thakur is extremely knowledgeable. I mentioned about one of my concerns and he told me what I needed to know to prevent a bad situation given my current treatment.

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June 18, 2019

Dr. Thakur is exceptional. He listens to his patients and takes in all the information to determine the best treatment or diagnostic options. He calls all his patients personally to speak to them about lab results and follow up. It is evident that he truly cares about his patients.

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June 16, 2019

dr. Thakur is attentive in clinic and on mychart.

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May 29, 2019

Dr. Thakur was superb at informing me of my medication and lifestyle choices and helping me arrive at a decision (rather than lecturing me!)

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May 28, 2019

always great to see Dr Thakur

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April 29, 2019

I like Dr. Thakur.

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April 12, 2019

Dr. Thakur is always courteous and explains everything in detail and with compassion.

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April 07, 2019

Dr. Thakur fit me in to his very busy schedule as I was ill. I so appreciate that! He is absolutely THE BEST! He is very intelligent, skilled, kind and he really cares. I thank my lucky stars that I am fortunate enough to have him as my physician.

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April 04, 2019

I have been a patient of Dr. Thakur for many years, and have tolai confidence in him.

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March 26, 2019

Friendly doctor, fairly concerned with my problems, clearly articulated explanations & directions.

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March 25, 2019

Dr. Thakur is a great doctor. Very attentive, personable, and interested in my health.

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March 20, 2019

Both Dr. Ritchie Thakur and Nurse were efficient but relaxed and helpful

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March 18, 2019

dr thakur is wonderful

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March 16, 2019

Dr Thukur is the best by far

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March 14, 2019

Dr Thakur has been my primary care physician for many years. He has been excellent in his care always providing thorough discussions and responding patiently to any questions and concerns.

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March 12, 2019

I have recommended him to my family to be their PCP too Dr Thakur's one of the best he listens and he respond when you email him if it's not him the PA contact us

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March 12, 2019

Doctor Thakur offers excellent care each time I see him.

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March 08, 2019

Dr Thakur is an incredible professional. I was seeing him as a change in primary care dr. the time and care he showed was excellent. The curtisy and compassion for someone he never met before was way more than I expected. he made me feel like I had seen him for many years.

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March 08, 2019

Dr. Thakur is the best in class. I have been seeing him for many years. He is always welcoming and shows genuine interest in my well being. I can't say enough of him and the confidence I have in his medical knowledge.

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February 18, 2019

Dr. Thakur is the best. I've recommended him to many people.

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February 18, 2019

Dr. Thakur was thorough and provided explanations that I could comprehend.

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February 10, 2019

Outstanding.

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February 08, 2019

Dr. Thakur is a very detailed and experienced, solid physician.

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February 05, 2019

*Dr. Thakur has helped me cut my medications as well as helped with my diabetes control.

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February 02, 2019

Dr. Thakur rocks!

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February 02, 2019

Dr. Thakur is the best there is. Been going to him for 25 years and intend to continue

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January 26, 2019

Dr. Thakur demonstrates excellent concern/empathy for his patients. Very thorough with his rationale.

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January 16, 2019

Annual visit to my Internist, Dr. Thakur. I am comfortable with Dr. and we communicate well. He's knowledgeable about my particular health situations and knows exactly who to refer me to.

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January 14, 2019

This was my first visit with Dr.Thakur and he was warm and responsive.

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January 12, 2019

Dr. Thakur is excellent!

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December 19, 2018

Dr Thakur was very thorough

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December 07, 2018

Dr. Thakur was very personable, informative and professional

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December 06, 2018

Dr. Thakur is an outstanding physician, extremely intelligent, an excellent communicator, kind and caring. I am so vey grateful that he is caring for me. He is very special and should be commended for his excellence in all areas.

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December 04, 2018

Dr. Thakur very courteous. Calm, measured approach to care. Listens to me and my concerns.

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December 03, 2018

By far the best primary care physician I have experienced. He is extremely knowledgeable and took the time to listen to my history

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November 30, 2018

Dr. Thakur was not my primary physician but I am just as satisfied with the service.

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November 23, 2018

Been going to Dr. Thakur for years, he's very good

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November 19, 2018

Friendly, professional, provided good health insights based on discussion and observation

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November 16, 2018

*Dr. Thakur has been my dr. for over 20 years. He is kind, great listener and always been there for me!! Always up to date with new medical info.

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November 11, 2018

Dr. Richie Thakur is awesome!

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November 10, 2018

love Dr.Thakur!

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October 27, 2018

A very good communication with Dr. Thakur. Left with all of my questions answered, and he seemed compassionate. (That's really important!)

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October 24, 2018

As you see from the marks, the experience was superb

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October 14, 2018

Dr. Thakur has always devoted as much time as needed to discuss my health needs. He explains issues and concerns clearly, responds fully to any questions I raise, and provides advice as needed. I have recommended him to others.

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October 05, 2018

This was my 2nd annual check up with Dr. Thakur. I will definitely come back to him again!

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September 24, 2018

Dr. Thackur is a real pro and he's personable as well as knowledgeable. He puts his patients at ease and is a genuine nice guy as well

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September 02, 2018

Dr. Thakur professional, thorough, and caring.

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August 29, 2018

Dr. Thakur has been my primary care provider for about 10 years and is always easy to talk to and approachable, concerned about my health, proactive in making suggestions about additional things I can do to preserve my health, etc.

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August 12, 2018

Dr. Thakur always shows care and concern. He is definitely a partner in my care.

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August 09, 2018

Best doctor I have seen since my pediatrician sixty years ago.

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June 19, 2018

dr Thakur is great - personable, empathetic, easy to discuss matters with, prompt at follow up, helpful and encouraging. he's also cheerful and patient. not to mention smart!

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June 07, 2018

Dr. Thakur always goes the extra mile to provide legendary service. He consulted with other Drs. regarding a cyst I have and provided the name of the person I should see to follow-up. He always goes out of his way to comfort and be kind. I so appreciate him and would highly recommend him to everyone.

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May 30, 2018

Dr Thakkur is great. Great doctor/patient communication. He makes patients comfortable and at ease.

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May 29, 2018

Dr. Richie Thakur was really good. He always carefully inquires the condition, the inspection is extremely earnest.

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May 07, 2018

The highest of awesomeness

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May 05, 2018

good

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May 04, 2018

*Doc Thakur is always very friendly! Professional, helpful. Always makes me feel good when I leave.

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April 29, 2018

*Dr. Thakur is extremely patient during a very busy clinic. He has contacted us via "my chart" with response to question in timely manner. He is well known & respected by 3 other NM providers we have.

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April 26, 2018

Dr Thakur is a very thorough, professional who put my at complete ease and explained everything to me. I would recommend him to anyone.

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April 22, 2018

Dr. Thakur is a gem. I so appreciate having such a knowledgeable, kind, caring physician. He is an excellent listener and you know that he truly cares - very special.

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April 22, 2018

Dr. Thakur is the best!

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April 15, 2018

Dr. Thakur is a top notch professional!

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April 05, 2018

This is the best health care provider situation I have had in several decades.

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April 03, 2018

I recommended DR.Thakur to my dad so we now both come here together.

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April 02, 2018

Very good

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March 26, 2018

My doctor is one of the world's greatest doctors (N Richie Thakur, MD).

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March 26, 2018

Dr. Thakur is amazing and so friendly. He is very calming and attentive to questions/needs of his patients. Definitely recommending him to my friends and family members.

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March 25, 2018

dr was amzing

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March 23, 2018

We are very pleased with the care we receive from *Dr. Thakur.

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March 20, 2018

Dr. Thakur is an excellent doctor and I have recommended him to others.

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March 19, 2018

He is the best

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March 01, 2018

I could tell that the doctor was busy and did an EXCELLENT job but quickly. I am perfectly content with his care, actually more than content-impressed.

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February 27, 2018

Dr. Thacker is great and the reason I keep coming back (10+ years).

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