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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (21)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Michael Rakotz, Family Medicine is Excellent. Dr. Rakotz has been reviewed by 44 patients who have provided 21 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.8
Promptness 4.7
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.8
Bedside Manner 4.8
Spends Time with Me 4.7
Follows Up After Visit 4.9

Specialties & Research

Dr. Michael Rakotz, MD is board certified in Family Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 8 areas:
  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Body Weight Changes
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • Nutritional Support
  • Pediatrics
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Weight Loss
  • Weight loss (non-surgical)

Education & Awards

Dr. Rakotz graduated from Rush Medical College, Chicago. He has 5 awards.

Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2013 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009 - 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Rakotz has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital 
  • Evanston Hospital 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Michael Kevin Rakotz MD is a male Family Practitioner, has 17 years of experience and practices in Family Medicine.
Where does Dr. Michael K. Rakotz practice?
Dr. Michael Rakotz has 1 office location.
Dr. Michael Rakotz practices Family Medicine near Evanston, IL.
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