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Dr. Richard Erickson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery*
4.9 (66)
Map Pin Small Carol Stream, IL
Accepting new patients
39 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Richard Erickson, MD

Dr. Richard Erickson, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Carol Stream, IL. They specialize in Orthopedic Surgery, has 39 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. They graduated from University of Illinois College of Medicine and is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central Dupage Hospital and Edward Hospital-Main Campus. Dr. Erickson, completed a residency at University of Illinois Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Erickson an average 4.9 star rating.

Dr. Erickson works at Practice in Carol Stream, IL with other offices in Naperville, IL and Woodridge, IL. They frequently treat conditions like Joint Pain, Patellar Chondromalacia and Chondromalacia along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Erickson's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Wheaton Internal Medicine Ltd.
    327 Gundersen Dr Ste A, Carol Stream, IL 60188 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (630) 665-9155
  2. 2
    Wheaton Orthopaedics Ltd
    636 Raymond Dr Ste 104, Naperville, IL 60563 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (630) 355-2702
  3. 3
    Office
    3329 75th St Fl 1, Woodridge, IL 60517 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (630) 646-7000
  4. 4
    Medical Office Building 2 - Naperville Campus - Neurology Suite 301
    120 Spalding Dr Ste 307, Naperville, IL 60540 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (630) 646-7000

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Northwestern Medicine Central Dupage Hospital
  • Edward Hospital-Main Campus

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Joint Pain
Patellar Chondromalacia
Chondromalacia
Bursitis
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Osteoarthritis of Knee
Tenosynovitis
Steroid Injection
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Back Pain
Broken Arm
Bursitis of Hip
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Radiculopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Degenerative Disc Disease
Femur Fracture
Herniated Disc
Hip Fracture
Hip Sprain
Hip Tendinitis
Internal Derangement of Knee
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Knee Ligament Tears
Knee Tendinitis
Lateral Epicondylitis
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Meniscus Tear
Miner's Knee
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Plantar Fasciitis
Radiculopathy
Rotator Cuff Tear
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Sciatica
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Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Trigger Finger
Arthrocentesis
Hip Arthroscopy
Hip Replacement
Hip Replacement with Robotic Assist
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Replacement
Meniscectomy
Peripheral Nerve Block
Somatic Nerve Block
Total Knee Arthroplasty with Robotic Assist
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Achilles Tendinitis
Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ataxia
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Autoimmune Diseases
Avascular Necrosis
Baker’s Cyst
Bone Disorders
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Broken Neck
Bunion
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Cancer
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Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Coccygeal Pain
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
De Quervain's Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Dupuytrens Contracture
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Sprain
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Femoral Neck Fracture
Fibular Fracture
Foot Conditions
Foot Fracture
Foot Sprain
Fracture
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Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Gout
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Hammer Toe
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Heel Spur
Hip Osteophyte
Hip Pointer
Humerus Fracture
Knee Dislocation
Knee Disorders
Knee Fracture
Knee Osteophyte
Knee Sprain
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Lumbar Compression Fracture
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Morton's Neuroma
Muscle Cramping
Myelopathy
Neck Muscle Strain
Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osgood Schlatter Disease
Osteoarthritis of Ankle
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Osteopenia
Osteophyte of Hand
Osteosarcoma
Patellar Dislocation
Patellar Fracture
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pelvic Fracture
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Piriformis Syndrome
Pseudoarthrosis
Pyogenic Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis of Knee
Rib Fracture
Runner's Knee
Sacrum Disorders
Scapular Fracture
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Seropositive Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sever's Disease
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Fracture
Shoulder Osteophyte
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Still's Disease
Stress Fracture of Foot
Systemic Chondromalacia
Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
Tibial Fracture
Torticollis
Wrist Fracture
Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
Carpal Tunnel Release
De Quervain's Release
Excision of Femur or Knee
Excision of Ganglion
Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
Excision of Tibia or Fibula
Fracture Care
Hip Impingement Procedure
Hip Replacement Revision
Hip Resurfacing
Joint Drainage
Neuroplasty
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Shoulder Arthroscopy
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Shoulder Replacement
Spine Fracture Treatment
Synovial Biopsy
Trigger Finger Release
Ulnar Nerve Transposition
Wound Repair
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    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 39 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1023019643
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • University of Illinois Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • University of Illinois Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Illinois College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Erickson has seen patients for Joint Pain, Patellar Chondromalacia and Chondromalacia, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Erickson on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    66 patients have reviewed Dr. Erickson. The overall rating for this provider is 4.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Erickson.

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