Dr. Michael Ruchim, MD

Dr. Michael Ruchim, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
64 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Michael Ruchim, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 34 years. He specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

Northwestern Medical Group

680 N Lake Shore Dr Ste 118

Chicago, IL 60611
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Illinois
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • HealthLink
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
  • HFN
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Ruchim performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 94% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
very high
more than 87% of peers

Dr. Ruchim's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

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2  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

56  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • University Ill Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Chicago Hospitals and Health System
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University Of Illinois Hospital and Health System
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ruchim has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ruchim's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ruchim to family and friends
14 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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Dr. Ruchim's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Ruchim is outstanding! A very kind and patient physician and gentleman who listens carefully, was genuinely interested in my concerns, and provided thoughtful feedback during this 1st office visit.. Dr. Ruchim was welcoming and cordial the moment he walked into the examining room. Above...more
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This office is very poorly run. The staff is rude and insensitive . Dr Ruchims policy is no appointment without a credit card as clearly the priority is making money and not caring for patients. if youre in a hurry dont call this office!
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He diagnosed a very difficult problem that others could not figure out. He spent a lot of time with me and showed a lot of compassion.
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Dr.Ruchim does not follow-up with his patient,.even after writing instructions, for his patient instructions to purchase items for treatment. He does not honor appointments. After the recommended treatment....he told me to call his office and inform him how the it worked.The office visit appeared...more
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Only in office Mondays and Wednesdays. So if you leave a message on Wednesday, there is at least a 5 day wait for a callback.
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