Kenneth R. Arbetter, MD

Kenneth R. Arbetter, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Internal Medicine

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine - 1996
Residency:
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science (Rochester) - 1999

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Clinical Instructor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Alignment Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

919 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

83 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

83 Reviews

August 30, 2023

5.0

First visit with him but pleased with his willingness to discuss my medical history. No sense of being rushed.

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August 29, 2023

5.0

Thorough, competent and caring.

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August 28, 2023

5.0

Knowledgeable, Comfortable professional medical attention rendered by my doctor Focus on my current and potential medical issues exemplary.

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August 24, 2023

5.0

Accessible, knowledgeable.

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August 19, 2023

5.0

very caring doctor

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August 18, 2023

5.0

Dr. Arbetter is excellent. He is thorough, he listens and explains what is needed as a follow- up. He also has a wonderful disposition

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August 17, 2023

5.0

Dr Arbetter is a great communicator. Clear and concise. Exam was thorough and he gave feedback along the way. Reviewed my chart with me and made recommendations.

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August 12, 2023

5.0

He listens, is patient and very thorough. He ties together all aspects of my health conditions, has made good recommendations and changes to medications. Have seen significant improvement with those changes.

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August 10, 2023

5.0

Excellent doctor. He is knowledgeable, caring, and is sincerely interested in my health.

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August 09, 2023

5.0

Very detailed in caring about our health and he is very knowledgeable in his field

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August 09, 2023

5.0

Patient, thoughtful first appointment.

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August 08, 2023

5.0

Dr Arbetter is caring, professional and kind

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July 26, 2023

5.0

Veryi thoughtful and considerate

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July 20, 2023

5.0

Thorough, attentive, simpático.

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July 20, 2023

5.0

Smart and listens

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July 18, 2023

5.0

Dr. Arbetter listens to his patients and addresses their concerns in an unhurried manner.

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July 13, 2023

5.0

Excellent Primary Care Physician.

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July 10, 2023

5.0

As good as a primary care physician can be

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July 03, 2023

4.0

I have seen him as a patient only once, but I was impressed with his answers and questions and his seeming thoroughness. As I say, it was my first time, but it was a very good start to what I hope will be a very long and successful relationship.

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July 03, 2023

5.0

He is well regarded within his field and by his patients.

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June 27, 2023

5.0

He is the best doctor I’ve ever had. Extremely knowledgeable, trustworthy, expert in his field, prompt in responding, and maintains a professional, caring and calm demeanor.

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June 26, 2023

5.0

Warm, caring, thorough

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June 24, 2023

5.0

The best!!!!!

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June 21, 2023

5.0

He is great! I thought I was supposed to be the patient, but he was patient with me!!!🤪

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June 16, 2023

5.0

Dr. Arbetter is a knowledgeable courteous physician.

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June 12, 2023

5.0

My family and I have gone to him for years because he’s smart , a good listener , very knowledgeable and kind.

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June 07, 2023

5.0

Excellent.

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June 07, 2023

5.0

Dr Arbetter is easy to talk to he explains things so you can understand. He is an excellent physician with a great knowledge of what he does.

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June 01, 2023

5.0

Dr. Arbetter has provided me with outstanding care with keen insight into my health for about six years.

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May 28, 2023

5.0

Dr Arbetter is the most professional and compassionate healthcare provider that I have encountered.

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May 25, 2023

5.0

Dr Arbetter is amazing and does not make you feel rushed.

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May 24, 2023

5.0

Knowledgeable and thoughtful approach to care.

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May 24, 2023

5.0

Awesome doctor. He is great. Genuinely cares about my health. He takes the time during my annual exam and provides realistic recommendations to improve my health. Dr. Arbetter is a true asset at Northwestern. I have been blessed to be under the care of Dr. Arbetter for the past nineteen years.

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May 24, 2023

5.0

Dr. Arbetter is an outstanding physician.

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May 23, 2023

5.0

He is highly competent and very thorough.

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May 22, 2023

5.0

Very caring and thorough doctor. He really cares about his patients and very willing to take the time to answer questions and explain why.

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May 20, 2023

5.0

He's just the best!

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May 18, 2023

5.0

Great physician. Takes his time to listen and thoroughly evaluate the patient.

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May 17, 2023

5.0

Professionalism and quality of care

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May 17, 2023

5.0

He listens well & explains thoroughly, and also has a very pleasant demeanor.

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May 16, 2023

5.0

Great guy

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May 15, 2023

5.0

Dr Arbetter is an excellent primary care physician. He takes time and listens to his patients. He’s also extremely quick responding on MyChart. I’m not sure how he does it given the patient loads he carries there.

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May 14, 2023

5.0

By far one of the best primary care physicians I’ve ever encountered. He is shows empathy, but firm. He is extremely busy, but he is “present” in every interaction. I honestly wish I could learn how he does this so I could be more effective in my own career.

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May 09, 2023

5.0

Good patient care and concern.

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May 08, 2023

5.0

He has been my Dr for quite some time now and he has always been helpful and trustworthy in his diagnosis and puts them in real terms that I can understand all I can say is he is a great Doctor

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May 08, 2023

5.0

easy to communicate with and very understanding

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May 03, 2023

5.0

He is thoughtful and kind. He believes his patients are the most important thing to him

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May 01, 2023

5.0

He is brilliant, knowledgeable, kind, caring, and skilled, yet not a prima donna. I trust his judgment. He matched to do his residency at Mayo Clinic, and everyone of his numerous relevant reviews online include 5 stars. He appears to treat practicing medicine as a calling and as such, is a walking advertisement for your hospital.

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May 01, 2023

5.0

Dr. Arbetter is attentive, he listens, is very patient.

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May 01, 2023

5.0

Dr. Arbetter is thorough and easy to speak with. I am sad to see him leaving the practice

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April 30, 2023

5.0

Good doctor. Sorry he is leaving. This is my third internist leaving for concierge practice. NM better do something to keep doctors.

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April 29, 2023

5.0

Always concerned Very thorough and patient. Professional

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April 25, 2023

5.0

Dr. Arbetter is a great physician. He is very thorough and takes time with his patients.

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April 23, 2023

5.0

Dr. Arbetter cares about his patients

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April 20, 2023

5.0

He a an extremely thorough and compassionate physician.

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April 18, 2023

5.0

Excellent Doctor !!

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April 18, 2023

5.0

He’s been my doctor for many years and takes care of me well

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April 15, 2023

5.0

Dr. Arbetter is an excellent and caring doctor. He keeps up to date with your health concerns, medical history and definitely follow-ups with his findings.

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April 14, 2023

5.0

Best doctor

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April 13, 2023

5.0

Listens to concerns and explains procedures and results clearly. Very pleasant persona.

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April 13, 2023

5.0

Thorough and caring. Always takes the time to evaluate and recommend

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April 12, 2023

5.0

He listens, is thorough, is very responsive and is proactive

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April 09, 2023

5.0

Good care

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April 09, 2023

5.0

Dr Arbetter is not only highly skilled but is an excellent diagnostician. He listens carefully while developing a targeted and effective treatment plan,

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April 06, 2023

5.0

he is a great doctor

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April 05, 2023

5.0

Dr is very thorough, great communication

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March 27, 2023

5.0

Seems to care.

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March 20, 2023

5.0

Explains thing thoroughly. Never rushed and Spends as much time as you need. Just a caring doctor.

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March 20, 2023

5.0

Very through, patience and professional

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March 13, 2023

5.0

The quality time. The quality of the communication. His patience, knowledge, and friendliness, and explanations of my symptoms were enlightening.

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March 08, 2023

5.0

All around good care

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March 08, 2023

5.0

Dr. Arbetter has lots of experience and answered all my questions.

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March 08, 2023

5.0

Dr Arbetter is Smart and very thorough he covers all the bases, and tells you like it is no sugar coating which I happen to like he is very transparent.

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March 07, 2023

5.0

Empathetic. A good cheerleader when stats improve.

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March 06, 2023

5.0

Dr. Arbetter is the best. Has the qualities expected including knowledgeable, personable, informative, and responsive. exce

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March 06, 2023

5.0

Dr Arbetter is knowledgable, good humored, and thoughtful in his advice and recommendations.

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March 06, 2023

5.0

Friendly, very knowledgeable, patient, thorough

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March 06, 2023

5.0

Personable, pleasant, approachable, kind.

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March 05, 2023

5.0

Best doctor I’ve ever experienced

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March 05, 2023

5.0

Dr. Arbetter is outstanding. Even during routine annual exams (luckily, my only visits to NM Medicine as a patient), he is careful, thorough, and kind.

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March 02, 2023

5.0

He listens to me and acts.

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February 27, 2023

5.0

Good bedside manner, takes the time I need and listens well.

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February 25, 2023

5.0

He is very competent. He does a great job in following his patients.

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Disclosures

Kenneth R. Arbetter, MD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

External Professional Relationships

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