Dr. Robert Katz, MD

Dr. Robert Katz, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 73
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Robert Katz, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Chicago, IL. He is 73 years old and has been practicing for 42 years.

1725 W Harrison St Ste 365

Chicago, IL 60612

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Katz

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you

Top Care Areas


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

Joint Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Katz'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.

We're trying something new with Top Care Areas.Was it helpful for you?YesNo



  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis


Read More


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

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.


  • Columbia University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1969
  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1971
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Katz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Katz does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Katz and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Katz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Katz to family and friends
based on 53 total reviews (22 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (53)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Katz's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (22)

Waited over 2 1/2 hours to see him - when he came in the room after PA took down most of my info, he was rushed and seemed disinterested in my concerns. He then ordered extensive blood work, UA & a slew of x-rays. I was not impressed with him at all. Still, I went back for consultation, he again...more
Flag this
Was this helpful?
Judy Sheils, Palos Hills IL. December 21, 2017 I am truly grateful to Dr. Katz and his wonderful staff. I came to them 28 years ago and have been in great hands ever since along with my husband and other family members. Dr. Katz is knowledgeable, sincere, and a kind person. What Dr. calls you when...more
Flag this
Was this helpful?
in Chicago |
Dr Katz is that doctor who would change my life forever . I knew that this is where I belonged , felt safe and like my family. But to try to find the right words for Dr Katz will always bring tears of gratitude and I would say he is my angel. He lightens the room with his smile and makes you feel...more
Flag this
Was this helpful?
We are so grateful to Dr. Katz & his staff. Dr. Katz is not only very knowledgeable, he is a genuine, kind person who understands & cares. His staff carries out these same qualities. When faced with insurance challenges Jerry, Alice, and Dr. Katz took initiatives that in our eyes were over above...more
Flag this
Was this helpful?
in Naperville |
I went to Dr Katz for a second opinion of my husband's arthritis diagnosis. He inspired confidence the moment I saw him. With his wealth of experience, he was quick to prescribe some tests which lead to a debilitating illness that he's currently getting treated for. Dr Katz and his office (Alice is...more
Flag this
Was this helpful?

Visit Dr. Katz

Now Accepting New Patients
This provider offers the following appointment availability:
Next Day
Dr. Katz accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Katz has admitting privileges

Northwestern Memorial Hospital
251 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611
View Hospital Profile
Rush University Medical Center
1653 W Congress Pkwy
Chicago, IL 60612
View Hospital Profile