Nicholas J. Tapas, MD

Nicholas J. Tapas, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Pediatrics

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Practice Focus Areas

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine - 1994
Residency:
Advocate Health Care (Advocate Children's Hospital/Park Ridge) - 1997

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatrics (Certified)

Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
On Medical Staff At:
Central DuPage Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

151 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

112 Reviews

November 14, 2020

5.0

Takes care of patient,provides encouragement to parent

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November 09, 2020

5.0

Relatable. Full of information and suggestions. Good with kids.

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November 09, 2020

5.0

Efficient. Caring. Empathetic. Intelligent.

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November 06, 2020

5.0

Always timely, doctors so nice. Phone calls returned quickly. Dr. Tapas is the best!

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November 06, 2020

5.0

Great doctor

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November 06, 2020

5.0

Dr Tapas is caring and kind.

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November 05, 2020

5.0

Through, friendly, knowledgeable, courteous

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November 05, 2020

5.0

As always professional, courteous, timely, take a genuine interest in my children

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November 05, 2020

5.0

He has been taking care of my kids for the last 7 years and he's awesome

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November 05, 2020

5.0

Staff and Drs are very knowledgeable and nice

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November 04, 2020

5.0

He's a great doctor!

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November 04, 2020

5.0

Dr Tapas is great!

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November 03, 2020

5.0

Dr Tapas is like family. He treats us like family too

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November 03, 2020

5.0

Your staff and doctors are awesome

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November 03, 2020

5.0

He was caring and professional.

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November 03, 2020

5.0

They were able to get an appointment for my child quickly when she was sick.

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November 02, 2020

5.0

Very patient and made my boys feel comfortable right away

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November 02, 2020

5.0

Clean office and waiting area and friendly staff

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October 30, 2020

5.0

So friendly and made the kids feel comfortable

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October 30, 2020

5.0

Friendly

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October 30, 2020

5.0

He is wonderful to work with.

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October 30, 2020

5.0

Your ability to get us in quickly during a pandemic was wonderful.We are sad that Dr. Schutte is not available but Dr. Tapas really made up for it.

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October 30, 2020

5.0

Dr.Tapas and staff are always wonderful

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October 28, 2020

5.0

He has been amazing since talking at my birthing classes about picking a pediatrician

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October 28, 2020

5.0

Always helpful answers my questions

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October 28, 2020

5.0

Dr. Tapas made my son feel so comfortable today!

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October 28, 2020

5.0

Very welcoming and accommodating. I'm a first time mom and they made everything easy.

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October 27, 2020

5.0

He's great. We met with him prior to our first born and felt he was a good match. He has a great bedside manner with my children.

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October 27, 2020

5.0

Dr Tapas and the staff are great. I do not have long waits at my appointment or to set up an appointment- I'm able to get scheduled same or next day if urgently needed. The staff is responsive in a timely manner with questions and concerns.

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October 27, 2020

5.0

The whole staff is always friendly and welcoming and we Love Dr Tapas. Also me and my child had a medical crisis the staff in Dr Tapas were prompt when returning my call and also they followed up with me to check on us and schedule an appointment to go over our Er visits

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October 26, 2020

5.0

We have been using the Pediatrician Dr Tapas for a few years and he is a delight with the boys and always very informative and explains things very well.

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October 17, 2020

5.0

It does not get any better than Dr. Tapas. Hands down best pediatrician.

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October 17, 2020

5.0

We received excellent care, every time. I tell everyone about Dr. Tapas and the staff at NM Pediatrics. Highly recommended!

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October 16, 2020

5.0

Very knowledgeable and thourough, always prompt and on time. Listens and gives good advice. Always willing to accommodate emergency visits. Highly recommend!

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October 16, 2020

5.0

Professional staff, always treating us with kindness and respect. Efficient check in and check out, minimal waiting in the office. Office is clean and safe.

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October 13, 2020

5.0

Great pediatrician - been seeing him for years and always happy with care provided.

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October 13, 2020

5.0

Always get great care!

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October 07, 2020

5.0

Personable, proactive physician

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October 07, 2020

5.0

Great office staff, quick responses, love or pediatrician

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September 28, 2020

5.0

He cares about the kids, and parents.

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September 28, 2020

5.0

Dr. Tapas is great and so is his staff.

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September 26, 2020

5.0

Friendly

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September 26, 2020

5.0

Clean

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September 22, 2020

5.0

Very personable, isn't afraid to send to a specialist when it is out of his area of expertise

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September 22, 2020

5.0

Great care, able to get same-day care for illness

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September 18, 2020

5.0

Dr Tapas has a great bedside manner! He looks at all aspects of the patient information and concerns.

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September 18, 2020

5.0

Everyone is courteous, friendly, answers your question in a way you can understand. The doctors are super ! Caring, informative and have your best interest at heart. And they can be very funny !!!!!

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September 16, 2020

5.0

Friendly, trustworthy, reliable.

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September 16, 2020

5.0

No wait, high quality healthcare.

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September 15, 2020

5.0

His longtime experience Make me feel confident. He's got a great and fun personality

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September 15, 2020

5.0

Great doctors and stuff

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September 14, 2020

5.0

I would and have recommended Dr. Tapas! My brother drives all the way from elmhurst to take his daughters to see him. I have all 3 of my children seeing him, and could not be happier. We come all the way from lombard. He is a phenomenal doctor, and we greatly appreciate him.

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September 14, 2020

5.0

I Love our doctors office!! The start is just wonderful. It's so clean... they are great when we call for any reason.

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September 11, 2020

5.0

He's a great Dr. and listens to our concerns

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September 11, 2020

5.0

Dr. Tapas is awesome! Very thorough and friendly

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September 10, 2020

5.0

Dr. Tapas always makes the extra effort- he really cares.

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September 09, 2020

5.0

Dr Tapas is the best. I rarely recommend anyone for anything‚ and I have recommended him numerous times to friends and family. He has a great bedside manner - combination of humor and professionalism and excellent medical knowledge..

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September 09, 2020

5.0

That's a great practice. Very clean, very safe. Dr Tapas is the best.

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September 09, 2020

5.0

The doctor was very understandable, caring and patience. The best doctor that my daughter had.

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September 09, 2020

5.0

There was no waiting and everyone was very friendly.

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September 02, 2020

5.0

He's been our pediatrician for 22 years and has taken the best care of our 3 children. He's thorough and very professional. He doesn't hesitate to help with any questions or concerns.

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September 02, 2020

5.0

Dr Tapas is the absolute best!

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September 01, 2020

5.0

Dr Tapas is very knowledgeable. I don't trust anyone else with my kids. He is very efficient and doesn't waste your time but is also very thorough.

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August 28, 2020

5.0

We love Dr. Tapas. He's wonderful with our boys and always reassuring and positive.

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August 27, 2020

5.0

Very helpful

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August 25, 2020

5.0

This is our first time seeing Dr Tapas. A friend of ours recommended him. We were very impressed, he was funny and treated my daughter with such great care. Putting her at ease.

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August 25, 2020

5.0

Dr Tapas is a true blessing to our family. Always take care if my kids like as if they were his own. Been patients of Dr Tapas for over 16years an qe qould never change him

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August 24, 2020

5.0

Always listens, kind, funny gives appropriate advice

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August 24, 2020

5.0

Love tapas

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August 14, 2020

5.0

Very personable and knowledgeable

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August 12, 2020

4.0

He was professional and authentic . Made a nice first impression.

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August 12, 2020

4.0

He was kind and professional .

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August 08, 2020

5.0

Dr. Tapas is very personable. He has a realistic approach to health and knows what is important. He relates well to my son and I definitely trust him with his care.

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August 06, 2020

5.0

Everything went great and we always have the best service. Dr. Tapas is very personable and makes my 6 yr old daughter feel at ease.

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August 04, 2020

5.0

Kind, good listener, understanding and clear with instructions

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August 03, 2020

5.0

Listened. Gave recommendations for treatments. Did not make us feel rushed.

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August 03, 2020

5.0

He listened. He spent quality time with us. Discussed several issues and gave good recommendations .Made us feel very comfortable.

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August 02, 2020

5.0

Excellent service, efficient, knowledgable. Excellent bedside manner, supportive of communication and questions.

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July 30, 2020

5.0

Dr.Tapas and his staff have always been so professional and kind. We never feel rushed and always leave feeling reassured that we're doing the right things. Being first time parents during a pandemic is rough, we are so thankful for Dr.Tapas and his staff

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July 28, 2020

5.0

Dr. Tapas always makes it a great experience.

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July 28, 2020

5.0

It's a trustworthy practice in the area with a good reputation..Dr Tapas is wonderful and we are so excited to have him as or child's pediatrician. He can be a little hard to schedule with if you're not booking a month+ in advance.

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July 27, 2020

5.0

Dr. Tapas is an absolutely wonderful doctor. We are extremely lucky to have him looking over our daughters health. He is knowledgeable, professional and is extremely wonderful with her. My daughter, whom is 7 years old, actually looks forward to her visits. Personally, I feel that speaks volumes. Dr. Tapas is an absolute asset to the Northwestern pediatric staff.

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July 21, 2020

5.0

Up to the point, sense of humor and completely understandable.

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July 20, 2020

5.0

Dr. Tapas is a wonderful doctor. He is .Very thorough and accurate. He has phenomenal bed side manner.

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July 19, 2020

5.0

He is personable and funny. Puts the kids at ease. Easy to talk to.

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July 19, 2020

5.0

Best pediatric doctor my twins can have!

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July 19, 2020

5.0

Best doctor my kids can have, so patient and professional.

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July 17, 2020

5.0

Always professional and puts my kids at ease.

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July 16, 2020

5.0

We love Dr Tapas always did whats best for all my kids an for him we are very grateful

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July 15, 2020

5.0

Dr. Tapas is comprehensive, kind and always take the time to talk to my kids.

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July 14, 2020

5.0

All office staff are friendly and knowledgeable. Dr. Tapas is the best! He is great with the kids and always explains things well to them and the parents.

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July 10, 2020

5.0

He is caring, compassionate, funny kid friendly dr. We love him!!

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July 06, 2020

5.0

Personable, thorough, great rapport with kids and parents alike

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July 04, 2020

5.0

Dr. Tapas is a great Doctor

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July 03, 2020

5.0

Dr Tapas has been our pediatrician since our son was born, almost 15 years now. He is excellent in every way, thorough in his examinations, explains his diagnosis of issues with care and has an outstanding EQ that matches his IE. I would vote for Dr Tapas to be the face of NW Pediatrics every time!

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July 01, 2020

5.0

He is great with my son and jokes around with the kids to make them feel more comfortable in the Dr. Office

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July 01, 2020

5.0

Dr.Tapas is great and has great bed side manners

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June 26, 2020

5.0

Dr. Tapas has incredibly kind bedside manner. We adore the way he cares for our newborn baby each and every time. So happy we chose this office as all staff are the sweetest!!!

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June 23, 2020

5.0

Attentive to patient and answers all caregivers questions. Good with kids and very patient.

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June 21, 2020

5.0

Dr. Tapas is the best. He gives very practical advice and doesn't jump to excessive testing. He is calm, kind, and genuinely cares about my kids.

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June 21, 2020

5.0

Dr Tapas are always friendly , Helpful, and run on schedule. Dr Tapas takes time to listen and talk through concerns and answer questions.

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June 19, 2020

5.0

He is an awesome physician. He's taken care of off my boys. Great sense of humor and always addresses my kids directly. Takes time for any questions.

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June 17, 2020

5.0

Dr. Tapas is the best pediatrician that a child could ever have. He is attentive and always engages in delightful conversations with my daughter. She looks forward to seeing him. He is incredibly thorough. He always circles back with us to make sure we have followed his prescribed next steps. We are blessed to have his medical guidance and witty personality in our lives.

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June 15, 2020

5.0

Great quality care for patients, provided the answer for all questions, honest and reliable advice.

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June 15, 2020

5.0

He is a great doctor with a great personality. Always a pleasure.

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June 15, 2020

5.0

I travel 45 minutes to see him for my kids. I think that says a lot. He's amazing!

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June 14, 2020

5.0

Exceptionally patient and knowledgeable, encourages questions and alleviates concerns with easy to understand explanations and plans of care.

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June 14, 2020

5.0

Exceptionally attentive and timely with responding to calls with concerns.

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June 12, 2020

5.0

Excellent doctor and always open to giving advice.

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June 11, 2020

5.0

Hes straight forward expert in his field and easy to reach with any concerns

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June 09, 2020

5.0

He is a nice guy and easy to talk to!

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June 04, 2020

5.0

Great pediatrician, puts child at ease, very knowledgeable.

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