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Howard An
Gunnar Andersson
Bernard Bach Jr.
Richard Berger
Joshua Blomgren
Julia Bruene
Charles Bush-Joseph
David Cheng
Mark Cohen
Brian Cole
Matthew Colman
Craig Della Valle
Christopher DeWald
David Fardon
John Fernandez
April Fetzer
Brian Forsythe
Jorge Galante
Tad Gerlinger
Leda Ghannad
Steven Gitelis
Edward Goldberg
Kamran Hamid
George Holmes Jr.
Joshua Jacobs
Monica Kogan
Simon Lee
Brett Levine
Johnny Lin
Jeffrey Mjaanes
Shane Nho
Gregory Nicholson
Wayne Paprosky
Frank Phillips
Richard Rodarte
Anthony Romeo
Aaron Rosenberg
Kern Singh
Madhu Singh
Scott Sporer
Nicholas Ting
Nikhil Verma
Maria Vlahos
Kathleen Weber
Joel Williams
Robert Wysocki
Adam Yanke
Richard J. Rodarte, M.D.
Occupational Medicine
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush
Richard Rodarte, M.D.

Dr. Rodarte, a Chicago native, has years of experience serving the needs of the Chicago working community. He has partnered closely with large and small companies and their employees, creating successful outcomes and maintaining a safe and healthy work environment.

Dr. Rodarte is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine, Urbana. He is board certified in Occupational Medicine, following training at Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. He served as Chief Resident of Resurrection Hospital, Family Practice and as Chief of Medical Staff at Memorial Hospital of Burlington, Wisconsin. He has been a Clinical Instructor for Medical College of Wisconsin and University of Wisconsin. He is certified as a Medical Review Officer for drug testing and Medical Examiner for the Department of Transportation. He is a member of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

Dr. Rodarte is skilled in performing evaluations for worker injury, return to work, fitness for duty, government-mandated evaluations, such as commercial drivers license (CDL) and OSHA-required examinations. He understands OSHA reporting and safety guidelines, workers' compensation issues, FMLA and can meet the often complex needs of the employer and employee.

"Communication is the key," is Dr. Rodarte's guiding principal. He finds that successful outcomes come through careful listening to the concerns of the entire team, including the employee, employer representative, physical therapists, case managers, and referral physicians. Dr. Rodarte has a reputation built on meeting the health and safety needs of the employee, yet also understanding the business needs of the employer. Dr. Rodarte is conversational in Spanish.

Practice Emphasis:Occupational Medicine
Worker injury
DOT/OSHA examinations
Preplacement examinations
On-site industrial safety tours
Medical School:University of Illinois, College of Medicine, Urbana
Residency:Resurrection Hospital Family Practice Program
Resurrection Hospital, Chicago, IL
Board Certification:Occupational Medicine, American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM)
Second Language:Spanish
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Melissa Miller, PA

Dr. Rodarte has office hours at the following location:

Occupational Health Clinic

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