Irina Staicu, MD

Specialty: Cardiology

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633 Ridgeview Drive

McHenry, IL 60050

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Office: 847-516-2424

Fax: 847-750-0390

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912 West Northwest Highway

Suite 100

Fox River Grove, IL 60021

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350 Surryse Road

Suite 100

Lake Zurich, IL 60047

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781 McHenry Avenue

Suite D

Crystal Lake, IL 60014

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525 East Congress Parkway

Suite 120

Crystal Lake, IL 60014

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Meet Irina Staicu, MD

About me

  • Romanian
  • Cardio-OncologyCosmetic Varicose VeinsFamilial HypercholesterolemiaNuclear CardiologyVaricose VeinsWomen and Heart Failure



  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
  • St Vincent Charity Hospital And Health Center
  • University Hospital / Romania
  • University Of Craiova

Hospital affiliations

  • Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital

Insurance accepted

  • AAH Preferred – Team Member Plan
  • AAH Select – Team Member Plan
  • AARP Medicare Advantage Access HMO
  • Aetna Better Health Premier Plan MMAI
  • Aetna Coventry (Aetna Medicare) HMO
  • Aetna EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice (MC) POS
  • Aetna Medicare HMO
  • Aetna Medicare POS
  • Aetna Medicare PPO
  • Aetna Medicare Value Plan PPO
  • Aetna NAP - PPO
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna Premier Care Network
  • Aetna Select
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna State of Illinois HMO
  • Aetna State of Illinois Open Access Plus
  • Aetna State of Illinois PPO
  • Aetna Value Performance Network
  • Beech Street Network PPO
  • Benefit Plan Administrators (BPA)
  • Benefits Services and Systems, Inc
  • Blue Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Community FHP
  • Blue Cross Community ICP
  • Blue Cross Community MMAI
  • Blue Cross HMO Illinois
  • Blue Cross Med Select PPO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO-POS
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Supplement PPO
  • Blue Medicare Advocate Health HMO
  • Blue Precision HMO
  • BlueCare Direct
  • Cigna APWU Health Plan Open Access Plus
  • Cigna EPO
  • Cigna Health Partners POS
  • Cigna Healthspring True Choice PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna NALC Health Benefits Plan
  • Cigna Open Access Plus
  • Cigna Open Access POS
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cigna-HealthSpring Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry / FirstHealth
  • Coventry Health Care HMO
  • Coventry Health Care Open Access POS
  • Coventry Health Care POS
  • Coventry Health Care PPO
  • First Health Network PPO
  • FirstHealth / Coventry Personal Care
  • Galaxy Health Network PPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna EPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • HealthSmart Preferred PPO
  • HST Care Connect EPO
  • HST Care Connect PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana Community Select HMO
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana Illinois CCN HMO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Humana Medicare Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana Medicare Supplement Plan
  • Humana MMAI
  • Humana National HMO
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana National POS - Open Access
  • Humana POS
  • Humana PPO
  • Medicare
  • Meridian
  • Meridian MMAI
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • SEIU – Local 4 HMO
  • SEIU – Local 4 PPO
  • Tricare Prime
  • UFCW Local 1546 Health and Welfare Fund (UMC)
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Advantage Value HMO - POS
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete Plan 1 HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete Plan 2 HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Supplement
  • UHC National Railway Carriers & United Transportation Union Health and Welfare
  • UHC Railroad Employees National Health & Welfare Plan
  • UHC/ AARP Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • Union Health Services, Inc.
  • Union Medical Care PPO
  • United Health One Golden Rule
  • United Healthcare Charter HMO
  • United Healthcare Choice Plus PPO
  • United Healthcare Choice PPO
  • United Healthcare Core PPO
  • United Healthcare Group Medicare Advantage PPO
  • United Healthcare Indemnity
  • United Healthcare Medica
  • United Healthcare Medicare Complete Assure PPO
  • United Healthcare Navigate HMO
  • United Healthcare NexusACO OA
  • United Healthcare NexusACO R
  • United Healthcare Options PPO
  • United Healthcare Oxford
  • Wellcare Health Plans HMO

Ratings and reviews

Overall rating

based on 243 patient ratings.


July 11, 2020 9:11 AM

One of the best doctors I've ever had !!!!!!!!!!

July 8, 2020 11:32 AM

Everytime I see her, she always has a happy attitude, and makes me feel no matter what everything will be OK.

July 6, 2020 6:25 PM

Dr. Staicu is always very pleasant and I always enjoy talking with her.

July 6, 2020 4:06 PM

Dr. Staicu is a wonderful caring doctor. She really listens & is kind & compassionate. She explains everything in detail, including her plan to resolve pain & problems.

July 6, 2020 4:06 PM

Excellent experience

July 6, 2020 3:39 PM

Dr Staicu is a very competent and experienced provider, I would recommend her.

June 12, 2020 9:01 AM

Very happy with doctor and all care given.

June 4, 2020 9:14 AM

The dr. was very pleasant and understanding. Thank you. And so was the nurse & all the staff.

May 11, 2020 12:34 PM

It was a positive experience.

May 11, 2020 12:34 PM

I trust this provider implicitly!

May 9, 2020 8:24 AM

I had my questions answered and as always with Dr Staicu, it was a very good appointment.

May 6, 2020 8:08 AM

Was happy to have option of telehealth, since the office was closed.

May 2, 2020 4:48 PM

I have seen Dr. Staicu for more than 13 years and I feel very confident in her advice and care.

April 23, 2020 8:12 AM

Dr. Staicu is very thorough.

April 1, 2020 7:25 AM

Dr. Staicu is a knowledgeable and caring specialist. If I move to this area I will continue with her.

March 31, 2020 6:30 AM

I had excellent service from Dr. Irina Staicu!!

March 30, 2020 11:33 PM

always to the point.................very professional

March 30, 2020 11:33 PM

so far so good...................

March 16, 2020 2:28 PM

Dr. Staicu has been my cardiologist for about 14 years. even though I have to pay a co pay I will continue with!!!

March 8, 2020 3:41 PM

very pleasant visit with doctor

March 8, 2020 3:41 PM

She takes time to talk and answer any questions

February 17, 2020 11:19 AM

Dr Staicu is always professional, efficient and very approachable.

February 3, 2020 7:26 PM

very knowledgeable & professional while explaining test results. Explained,took her time & very compassionate. Very reassuring regarding my condition & reason for monitoringetc.

February 3, 2020 7:26 PM

1st time patient & impressed with Dr. Same comments as above regarding her mannerism & professional personality

January 25, 2020 9:05 AM

very helpful and working to solve my issues

January 25, 2020 9:05 AM

great experience

January 3, 2020 12:12 PM

I respect and enjoy Dr. Staicu.

December 26, 2019 4:58 PM

Very pleased as usual.

December 21, 2019 8:15 AM

I feel that I am in good hands with Dr. Staciu and Dr. Weston.

December 11, 2019 9:57 AM

The office was very accommodating when I arrived late for my appointment, due to negligent planning on my part. (Forgot to bring insurance cards).

December 11, 2019 9:57 AM

The doctor adjusted her schedule to see me.

December 11, 2019 6:02 AM

Dr. Staicu is very efficient & very friendly.

December 8, 2019 12:17 PM

Very satisfied with everything.

December 8, 2019 12:17 PM

Very good experience.

December 3, 2019 9:21 AM


December 3, 2019 9:21 AM

Courteous/very professional/as always/answers any questions asked.

November 22, 2019 9:07 AM

We have seen Dr. Staicu (as needed) for several years. She is an excellent cardiologist. She has kept us healthy. She is also VERY nice person. And has a very GOOD staff.

November 22, 2019 9:07 AM

GOOD experience (as always).

November 18, 2019 10:47 AM

The Crystal Lake office is great - staff is efficient & I love Dr. Staicu - her energy is wonderful.

November 6, 2019 8:09 AM


November 6, 2019 8:09 AM

Dr. Staicu is the absolute best. Very, very special as a communicator. Knowledge, passion for her patients and their needs is second to none. Very honest!!

October 31, 2019 7:00 PM

Great visit.

October 21, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Staicu gave a talk at a Cancer Survivor Boot Camp and I liked what she said so I made an appointment for issues that worry me. We are currently in the process of discovering what would be helpful for me, do I have heart issues or do I need lifestyle changes, specifically more exercise?

October 16, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Staicu listens and discusses my questions. She actually looks at me when listening as opposed to having her nose stuck in the computer like other doctors I have.

October 3, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. was pleasant and knew exactly what I was there for and what would be needed to help with my concerns.

September 26, 2019 7:00 PM

After the speaking engagement for BC patients where I learned about Onco-Cardiology, she was so interesting and fun to listen to, I felt comfortable about going to see her getting base line testing on my heart and they were able to get me in right away and was a good listener when I met her and awaiting my results.

September 24, 2019 7:00 PM

Time spent in the waiting room was over an hour.

September 15, 2019 7:00 PM

I really like Dr Staicu and she is very professional.

September 9, 2019 7:00 PM

Very good, doctor and nurse were very professional and easy to talk to.

September 8, 2019 7:00 PM

long wait times, disorganized, felt rushed, doctor still chewing food in mouth when met with me. had to call you follow up to get next appointment scheduled

August 31, 2019 7:00 PM

She was up beat and spoke directly to mom, explaining what she was looking for

August 12, 2019 7:00 PM

The whole experience was very good!

August 3, 2019 7:00 PM

Easy to talk to and interested in me personally.

July 13, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Staicu answered all questions, added Rx for leg/ankle swelling & recommended stress test.

June 25, 2019 7:00 PM

This provider took the time to talk with me & listen.

June 24, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Staicu is an excellent dr. that I have total trust in. She is very knowledgeable and has brought me through many medical issues. We love her.

June 9, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Staciu was upfront and honest with my when answering my questions. She seemed very concerned that I was still having problems after my open heart surgery and did every thing she could that day to get to the bottom of it. She changed my prescriptions around and added another which have helped me get better.

May 31, 2019 7:00 PM

it was and always is excellent.

May 27, 2019 7:00 PM

Respectful, caring and informative.

May 19, 2019 7:00 PM

Always enjoy going to this provider, she really seems to care.

May 12, 2019 7:00 PM

This was my first visit with Dr. Steicu & she was outstanding!

April 27, 2019 7:00 PM

good listener - very attentive

March 28, 2019 7:00 PM

Very helpful and competent doctors. Excellent service.

March 26, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Staicu is my Cardiologist, and she listens to my questions and concerns and I trust her.

March 18, 2019 7:00 PM

Very helpful, pleasant, informative.

March 16, 2019 7:00 PM

I always enjoy seeing Dr. Staicu; she is very easy to talk to and feels like a friend.

March 6, 2019 6:00 PM

I am very confident in Dr. Staicu and trust her to provide the best plan for my well being.

March 4, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Staicu is GREAT. She answers all questions and explains what I should be doing to maintain my health in easy-to-understand terms.

March 4, 2019 6:00 PM

The doctor was very late for appt. - Nurse was the best nurse I have ever had. so kind & caring.

March 4, 2019 6:00 PM

I felt confident in Dr. Staicu. She was very informative about my condition.

February 13, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Staicu is an excellent doctor.

February 11, 2019 6:00 PM

great doctor, took almost an hour to get called back to see her.

February 6, 2019 6:00 PM

Love Dr. Staicu.

January 30, 2019 6:00 PM

The only complaint I have is that I asked the nurse who took my vitals to print me a copy of one of my test results for my records. He said he would but never did. Also when I originally called in 10/2018 to schedule my appt for 12/2018, the woman scheduled me for an appt in 12/2019 in error. I showed up at the office on the day I thought the appt was scheduled on ly yo be told I did not have an appt. That is when the booking error was discovered. I also could not reschedule the appt that day because the staff at the office does not do the scheduling so I had to go back home and call the next day, which was very frustrating. But to their credit, the scheduling nurse was able to get me in to see the Dr. within the next week, so really no harm done other than a wasted trip.

January 29, 2019 6:00 PM

I totally trust Dr Staicu's expertise with my health issues

January 29, 2019 6:00 PM

Same as always - good visit.

January 29, 2019 6:00 PM

She was a specialist called in to consult and follow during my chemo therapy treatments. she agreed with medication my cardiologist already had me on but did order additional tests to monitor my heart. I was see very quickly.

January 27, 2019 6:00 PM

She took time to listen to me.

January 27, 2019 6:00 PM


January 24, 2019 6:00 PM

dr was great. getting test results was like pulling teeth. nurse must have been super busy and/or disorganized. appointment was great. follow up from office sucked. getting the actual prescription was way too difficult and took too long.

January 24, 2019 6:00 PM

Very satisfied. Dr. Staicu is very thorough exam and very compassionate about my feelings and concerns and she is looking out for my best interests.

January 24, 2019 6:00 PM

Waiting time excessive and office staff unconcerned and seem to get things wrong on records. Can't find on computer

December 3, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Staicu is ALWAYS medically on top of things. She explains details in laymen's terms. She is thoughtful, responsible, and always concerned about my well-being.

November 26, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Staicu is the best, most caring, most attentive doctor I've ever seen and she really listens to what you say. That is a special quality.

November 26, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Staicu is terrific!! As is her staff.

November 23, 2018 6:00 PM

Irina is like family. Her staff always knows me even though I only see her once a year. I travel from Phoenix to Chicago to visit my provider. She is awesome.

November 5, 2018 6:00 PM

great care

October 29, 2018 7:00 PM

she was great and listening. explained everything that I could understand.

October 22, 2018 7:00 PM

My appointments with this provider are always excellent.

October 22, 2018 7:00 PM

Long time dr.

October 21, 2018 7:00 PM

I enjoyed my visit with all I dealt with and found them professional and friendly which I Like.

September 16, 2018 7:00 PM

9 days I waited for test results I finely had to call myself

September 11, 2018 7:00 PM

I just love this doctor. She listens, cares and makes decisions based on my condition and input. I am very happy with the care she provides.

September 7, 2018 7:00 PM

very professional and caring.

August 19, 2018 7:00 PM

visit was professional and comfortable. Dr is great to talk to, she listens well and gives you a feeling of trust.

August 12, 2018 7:00 PM

She is always friendly & cheerful. Makes you feel comfortable.

August 4, 2018 7:00 PM

I was nervous but Dr. Staicu made us feel very comfortable and confident, she is amazing. We are extremely happy with her.

July 29, 2018 7:00 PM

She made me much more comfortable about my occasional AFib problem.

July 19, 2018 7:00 PM

First time visit with Dr. Staicu. Very relaxed atmosphere, everyone did their job which put me at ease. Easy to talk to; actually answered my questions in terms I could understand.

July 18, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Irina Staicu is an amazing doctor - She goes out of her way to help & explain - She is the most cheerful doctor when I walk into her office - I wish that all doctors would be like her - I have recommended her to friends who don't like their heart doctor - Dr. Staicu is just a wonderful person!

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