Dr. Angelica Gierut, MD

Dr. Angelica Gierut, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Female  |  
38 y/o
13 reviews

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
  • HFN
  • Humana
  • LifeSynch
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Gierut specializes in Rheumatology and practices in Warrenville, IL. She practices at 2 locations.

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Dr. Gierut Says:

In any clinic, on any given day, a patient may have longer wait times depending on unforeseen problems that need to be addressed for patients seen earlier in the day or  urgent visits that may need to be overbooked same-day for an acute problem.  Conversely, a patient may experience shorter wait times if there happen to be cancellations and/or "no-show"...

Dr. Gierut's Performance
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  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (6)
in Elgin, IL |
Dr. Gierut goes above and beyond for her She has extreme high level of knowledge. Shes patient, friendly and most of all she listens to you and understands you.
in Plainfield, IL |
Dr. Gierut is hands down one of the best doctors I've ever had. I went through a big health scare this summer and had a lot of questions and unknowns. Dr. Gierut was patient, kind, extremely thorough and determined to get to the bottom of my diagnosis, no matter what it took. She was one of the only doctors that I truly felt was on my side and pulling for me to get better. Her office staff is also welcoming and kind and makes an effort to connect with patients. I highly recommend Dr. Gierut!
in Geneva, IL |
Dr. Gierut is knowledgeable, listens to concerns, and picks up on "the details." Also, she seems to have a positive outlook which is an important quality in a rheumatologist.
in Darien, IL |
She is hands the best rheumatologist out there and I recommend her whole heartedly. She is very smart and also considerate. Takes time to answer questions on Mychart too which I really appreciate.
in North Aurora, IL |
She is so great! When I saw her she validated what I always thought: I have Seronegative Rheumatoid Arthritis. I had been dismissed by two other rheumatologists who thought I just had fibromyalgia or myofascial pain. She was very knowledgeable about my immunodeficiency and knew that my immune deficiency can cause autoimmunity. I am SO SO SO relieved and happy to have found her! Will definitely be sticking with her! She was very kind and caring too, when I cried in her office about my pain.
in Cortland, IL |
Waited 40 minutes,in exam room, then I got up to leave the exam room, with out seeing a doctor. Staff saw me leaving, they brought a doctor, which turned out to be not Dr Gierut, but an MD. She asked me some questions and ran out to bring in.. Dr Gierut! Now 50 minutes after my scheduled appointment time these two women stood there and told me that they dont think I have RA.They briefly looked at me After being treated by rheumatologist in an other state for the last 8 years. Inconsiderate!!
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Dr. Gierut says...

In any clinic, on any given day, a patient may have longer wait times depending on unforeseen problems that need to be addressed for patients seen earlier in the day or  urgent visits that may need to be overbooked same-day for an acute problem.  Conversely, a patient may experience shorter wait times if there happen to be cancellations and/or "no-show" appointments that day.  You can be assured that the doctor is trying to be as timely as possible without compromising care.  

However, during visits to an academic medical center, such as any of the major academic medical centers in Chicago or surrounding suburbs, there may be some differences that a patient not accustomed to such a center may encounter: 

  • Academic medical centers sometimes have very complicated return patients that may unexpectedly need more time than their scheduled time slot allows, but not always.  This can sometimes lead to increased wait times for those patients scheduled later in the day.
  • Before you see the attending physician, you will probably see a fellow-in-training who is a board-certified Internist, training to be a specialist.  In this case, you can expect the majority of the visit time to be spent with the fellow.  The trade-off is that you are seeing 2 doctors instead of one, and that you are being seen in a teaching institution where new data, studies & guidelines are being routinely reviewed, discussed and even formulated. 

It is also important to note that when you are seeking a second opinion, or establishing with a new specialist, she or he may not always agree with your previous doctor.  If asked, you should provide previous records in a timely manner, or be ready to repeat some labs if necessary.  Finally, if your reported history is not consistent with your exam, a rheumatologist may ask you to obtain additional lab tests, imaging, and/or consider treatment alterations with close follow-up for observation.  It is your right to receive explanations for any testing or treatment approach.  It is also OK to decline to do any or all tests and/or treatments.  However, it is important to recognize that lacking such important information may make it more difficult for a physician to accurately assess you.  In turn, the doctor reserves the right to refuse to continue certain medications if they do not feel the medications are indicated and may be causing you unnecessary harm or risk, based on the available information.  Therefore maintaining open lines of communication should be a priority in any patient-doctor relationship.  

Dr. Gierut's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Rheumatology
  •  Board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Board Certifications

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Gout
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Takayasu's Arteritis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis


  • Medical School

    Graduated in 2005

  • Internship Hospital
    Loyola University Hospital

    Completed in 2006

  • Residency Hospital
    Loyola University Hospital

    Completed in 2008

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

    Completed in 2011

  • Undergraduate School
    Marquette University / College of Health Sciences

    Graduated in 2001

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Joint Drainage
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate