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Dr. Richard Olson, MD

Rheumatology*
4.4 (46)
Map Pin Small Rockford, IL
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42 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Richard Olson, MD

Dr. Richard Olson, MD is a Rheumatology Specialist in Rockford, IL. They specialize in Rheumatology, has 42 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from University of Michigan Medical School and is affiliated with Hennepin Healthcare. Patients rated Dr. Olson an average 4.4 star rating.

Dr. Olson works at Practice in Rockford, IL with other offices in Mattoon, IL. They frequently treat conditions like Fibromyalgia and Rheumatoid Arthritis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Olson's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Orthomidwest Pllc
    5875 E Riverside Blvd, Rockford, IL 61114 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (815) 398-9491
    Monday
    08:00 - 20:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 20:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 20:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 20:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 20:00
    Saturday
    10:00 - 16:00
    Sunday
    10:00 - 16:00
  2. 2
    Sbl Neurology Clinic
    200 Richmond Ave E Ste 3, Mattoon, IL 61938 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (217) 234-7000
  3. 3
    Office
    1005 Health Center Dr Ste 201, Mattoon, IL 61938 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (217) 234-7000

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  • Hennepin Healthcare

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Fibromyalgia
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Joint Pain
Arthritis
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Gout
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Limb Pain
Lupus
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Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Seropositive Rheumatoid Arthritis
Steroid Injection
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Arthritis of the Neck
Autoimmune Diseases
Bursitis
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Chondrocalcinosis
Churg-Strauss Syndrome
Cryoglobulinemia
Difficulty With Walking
Dry Eyes
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Fever
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Granulomatosis
Hammer Toe
Hand Conditions
Hip Cancer
Infective Arthritis
Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
Knee Disorders
Lyme Disease
Muscle Cramping
Muscle Weakness
Osteoarthritis of Ankle
Osteoarthritis of Elbow
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Potassium Deficiency
Pyogenic Arthritis
Raynaud's Disease
Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
Rheumatoid Arthritis of Ankle Foot
Rheumatoid Arthritis of Knee
Seronegative Rheumatoid Arthritis
Systemic Vasculitis
Takayasu's Arteritis
Arthrocentesis
Biological Therapy
Bone Density Scan
Bursa Injection
Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) Scan
Infusion Therapy
Injection of Tendon
Injection Therapy
IV Therapy
Joint Drainage
Joint Fluid Test
Joint Injection
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Osteoporosis Screening
Quantitative Sensory Test (QST)
Trigger Point Injection
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    4.4
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    About Dr. Richard Olson, MD

    Specialties*
    • Rheumatology

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    Years of Experience
    • 42 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1235245622
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Boston University
    Fellowship
    Internship
    • Boston City Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Michigan Medical School
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine and Rheumatology
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    Dr. Olson has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Olson has seen patients for Fibromyalgia and Rheumatoid Arthritis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Olson on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    46 patients have reviewed Dr. Olson. The overall rating for this provider is 4.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Olson.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Olson, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Olson appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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