Dr. Paul Ruestow, MD

Dr. Paul Ruestow, MD

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Age 68
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Dr. Paul Ruestow, MD is an endocrinology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1976 and specializes in endocrinology.

2535 S Martin Luther King Dr

Chicago, IL 60616

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Insurance Accepted

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

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No malpractice claims found for Illinois
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Dr. Ruestow's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Thyroid Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ruestow treats Thyroid Disease more than 97% of his peers

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

Diabetes Type 2
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ruestow treats Diabetes Type 2 more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Ruestow treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ruestow treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Ruestow treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Ruestow's conditions and procedures:

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acromegaly and Gigantism
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Aspiration or Injection of Thyroid Cyst
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Klinefelter Syndrome
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Turner Syndrome
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Biography

Dr. Paul Ruestow, MD is an endocrinology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1976 and specializes in endocrinology.

Specialties

  • Endocrinology

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1984
Michael Reese Hospital and Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1979
Michael Reese Hospital and Med Center
Residency Hospital
1977
Michael Reese Hospital and Med Center
Internship Hospital
1976
Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
Medical School
1984
1979
1977
1976

Languages

  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

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Dr. Ruestow's Reviews

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2.7

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Dr.Ruestow is a great doctor. He leaves no stone unturned. He takes his time with every patient. He looks for the right medical answers to any problem. He is kind and carrying. I wish more doctor took the time to understand their patients needs.
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I went to Dr. Ruestow with excruciating pain secondary to a massive infection under my beard. Because the infection became so widespread, there were shots of nerve pain along with the general pain associated with the infection. His response began with a rigorous act of tugging on my beard to view...Read More
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Dr. Ruestow is a caring, friendly, knowledgable doctor. Have been seeing him for years and feel confident with his skills. His parathyroid diagnosis led to discovering/removal of thyroid cancer.
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I do not like this physician. His bedside manner is terrible.
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Humana
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