Dr. Andrew Ruthberg, MD

Dr. Andrew Ruthberg, MD

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Rheumatology  ·  
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66 y/o
(18)

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Dr. Andrew Ruthberg, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 35 years. He specializes in rheumatology.

University Rheumatologists

1611 W Harrison St Ste 510

Chicago, IL 60612
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Ruthberg's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ruthberg treats Arthritis more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Ruthberg treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Chondrocalcinosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ruthberg treats Chondrocalcinosis more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Ruthberg treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ruthberg treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Ruthberg treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Ruthberg's conditions and procedures:

Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Behçet's Disease
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dermatomyositis
Difficulty With Walking
Dupuytren's Contracture
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gout
Hand Conditions
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Malaise and Fatigue
Muscle Weakness
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polymyositis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Purpura
Pyogenic Arthritis
Raynaud's Disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Steroid Injection
Still's Disease
Systemic Sclerosis
Takayasu's Arteritis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Care Philosophy

I think I can say I've witnessed a revolution. When I finished my program, standard treatment for rheumatoid arthritis was something called injectable gold. In the 1980's a product called methotrexate became very popular. Around 1999 a whole group of...

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

  • 1983
    Brown U/Roger Williams
    Fellowship Hospital
    1983
  • 1981
    SUNY Downstate Brooklyn
    Residency Hospital
    1981
  • 1978
    SUNY Downstate Brooklyn
    Internship Hospital
    1978
  • 1977
    Brown Medical School
    Medical School
    1977

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Dr. Ruthberg's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ruthberg

2.2

Based on 18 reviews

5 Stars
27.77777777777778%
(5)
4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
5.555555555555555%
(1)
1 Star
66.66666666666667%
(12)

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Average Wait Time
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I am sure the guy is knowledgeable but when he saw that I had nothing auto immune going on he was dismissive and rude. I asked him why I was in so much pain and he shrugged and said he had no answers for me. I went instead to a physical medicine doctor who diagnosed me with Ehlers Danlos and found...Read More
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I have only seen Dr. Ruthberg once so far but out of the six Rheumatologists I have seen since 1997, he is pretty thorough and seems interested in cause and solution. We'll see how my next appointment goes!
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been taking care of me for several years one of the best i have ever seen.
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I deeply regret the day I met this man.
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO

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