Dr. Siddharth Tambar, MD

Dr. Siddharth Tambar, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 42
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Dr. Siddharth Tambar, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse) in 2001 and specializes in rheumatology.

2800 N Sheridan Rd Ste 308

Chicago, IL 60657

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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

Limb Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Tambar'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

This content was provided by Dr. Tambar "I believe in using the most up to date treatments available combined with time honored traditional good medical practice to help my patients. Whether using biologics for inflammatory arthritis conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis or psoriatic arthritis, or using Platelet rich plasma and Stem cells for osteoarthritis and tendinitis, my goals are to reduce pain and help maximize a person's functional abilities and quality of life."

1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

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

63  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • 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
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Psoriasis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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13  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.

Education

  • SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Alpha Omega Alpha honor society, 2000
  • Summa Cum Laude, Economics, State University of New York, 1997
Media & Publications

Dr. Tambar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tambar's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tambar to family and friends
26 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Tambar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

I attempted to make an appointment for the office and the staff informed me that the office does not take Medicare of Arizona. I attempted to explain to them that Medicare is not a state program, it is a federal program. They would not listen to what I had to say. The office staff needs to be...more
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Very expensive visit with very few results. Office visit is 350.00 before insurance. Had a lot of trouble getting Dr. Tambar's office to communicate with my doctor's office and I ended up having to be a go-between - no transfer of records. Physician's Assistant was very brusque and impersonal. ...more
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Competent, kind and very patient doctor. He explains the condition, treatment selection and possible medication side effects. Dr. Tambar is willing to answer all questions- as many as you ask.
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Knowledgeable. Positive. Organized. Professional. Efficient. Personable. Open-minded. He's quick though. (I like him.)
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My experience with Dr. Tambar has been excellent. Very caring and knowledgeable physician. Sometimes Drs. can be intimidating but Dr. Tambar is far off from being one. I like the fact that he uses very up to date technology during visits and is always concerned of my well being and always making...more
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