Eric M. Ruderman, MD

Eric M. Ruderman, MD

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Primary Specialty

Rheumatology

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University - 1987
Residency:
University of Pennsylvania Health System - 1988
Fellowships:
Brigham and Women's Hospital - 1994

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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Rheumatology (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Professor, 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 Lake Forest Hospital
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

740 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 31, 2022

5.0

He listened to my concerns today

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March 30, 2022

5.0

Kind, knowledgeable, thorough

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March 28, 2022

5.0

He has modified my medication to address my changing symptoms. He always allows time to answer my questions

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March 24, 2022

4.0

Experience and research

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March 23, 2022

5.0

He is a good listener and is empathetic to the problems of a person with rheumatoid arthritis.

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March 21, 2022

5.0

Listens to concerns, calming demeanor

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March 20, 2022

5.0

Dr Ruderman knows his work and is a good doctor.

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March 17, 2022

5.0

Easy to talk with. Reviewed all the previous tests and history. Physical examination and confirmed diagnosis. Explained the path to treatment after confirming some additional tests he would like to run and see results. Great doctor!! Thank you

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March 14, 2022

5.0

I trust Dr Ruderman and feel he has provided very good care. He is easy to talk to.

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March 13, 2022

5.0

I liked him

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March 13, 2022

5.0

Knowledgeable and personable--outstanding doctor!

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March 09, 2022

5.0

I am new patient. I was very nervous to start all over with my symptoms. But he actually read my history with all previous doctors. I felt he was very knowledgeable and caring. He spent a lot of time with me.

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March 09, 2022

5.0

I felt listened to. He asked me thoughtful questions, explained everything extensively and gave me lots of time to digest everything

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March 07, 2022

5.0

I hesitated to give a 10 ONLY because it is so darn difficult to get an appointment with him.

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March 07, 2022

5.0

Dr. Ruderman is an amazing doctor. He has a comforting demeanor and I feel very well cared for under his guidance. He's so smart, calm, and just nice. I feel so lucky to be able to have him as my provider.

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March 07, 2022

5.0

Excellent knowledge, approach to treatment, and great doctor-patient relationship.

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March 07, 2022

5.0

Wonderful caring compassionate doctor Who is the most knowledgeable in his field

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March 06, 2022

5.0

He's a nice good doctor!

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March 03, 2022

5.0

His knowledge definitely shows. I was Extremely impressed with his knowledge. He took the time to help me answers and answered all my questions. Very likable and pleasant.

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February 23, 2022

5.0

I feel comfortable with him. He seems like a very good person.

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February 21, 2022

5.0

Sr. Ruderman is very thorough, knowledgeable, listens to my complaints and explains every- thing really well. He is also very patient and accomodating.

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February 09, 2022

5.0

Good doctor

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February 09, 2022

4.0

Efficient clear practitioner

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February 04, 2022

5.0

personable and listens well.... does not over prescribe.

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February 03, 2022

5.0

Dr. Ruderman was very knowledgeable, informative and made me feel very comfortable. He was honest and straight to the point!

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February 03, 2022

5.0

Dr. Ruderman and his team are the best! Very thorough and responsive. He took his time reviewing my lab work and I like his approach to my treatment plan.

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February 02, 2022

5.0

He listens and does his best to help me with existing or new symptoms.

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February 02, 2022

5.0

He is very good at what he does.

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January 31, 2022

5.0

Listened to my concerns and offered a measured plan for treatment.

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January 26, 2022

5.0

Attentive caring doctor!

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January 24, 2022

5.0

Dr. Ruderman is excellent

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January 23, 2022

5.0

Dr. Ruderman is a great doctor. He is professional and is very smart. He always listens and gives you great advice.

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January 23, 2022

5.0

Easy to talk to and answered all my questions. Very thorough.

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January 22, 2022

5.0

Dr. Ruderman made me feel comfortable and he is knowledgeable,

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January 20, 2022

5.0

I like him he listens and he explains. I’ve already recommended him.

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January 13, 2022

5.0

Highly skilled and knowledgeable. His care is very personal.

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December 30, 2021

5.0

He's a good Doctor, but his schedule is so tight.

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December 23, 2021

5.0

He is extremely knowledgeable and listens to the patient. I feel he has my best interest at heart.

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December 20, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ruderman is very thorough, understanding and open to discussion about my illness and care.

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December 16, 2021

5.0

He is proactive and listens well, and is personable as well.

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December 15, 2021

5.0

His knowledge and expertise is highly valued.

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December 13, 2021

5.0

He always shows compassion, has a great knowledge, is friendly and makes the calls personal.

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December 11, 2021

5.0

His competence and compassion.

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December 06, 2021

5.0

Doctor Ruderman is very caring & competent in joint injections.

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December 03, 2021

5.0

This was my first appointment with Dr. Ruderman. It was via telehealth. He was kind and helpful.

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December 02, 2021

5.0

His thoughtful and thorough approach

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December 02, 2021

5.0

I have been a patient of Dr ruderman since 2006..he is knowledgeable of ra and takes his time with his patients.

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December 01, 2021

5.0

Thorough knowledge of my medical history

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December 01, 2021

5.0

Extremely compassionate doctor

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November 29, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ruderman is able to effectively and efficiently manage my care, in spite of my multiple chronic pain conditions sometimes fighting with each other. He also communicates well with both other members of my care team and me.

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November 25, 2021

5.0

He is the best.

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November 24, 2021

5.0

Exceptional Doctor

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November 20, 2021

5.0

I felt heard and that my doctor had my best interest in mind

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November 19, 2021

5.0

Really appreciate his style. Listens well. Provides good advice. Doesn’t push increases in medications. Has made some very helpful suggestions.

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November 18, 2021

5.0

Really listened and had a good plan for treatment

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November 15, 2021

5.0

He is always thinking of what is best for me not only at the current time but into the future. He is easy to talk to and explains things well.

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November 11, 2021

5.0

He and his team are responsive when I am not feeling well and make every effort to make sure I hat the care I need.

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November 08, 2021

5.0

Competency

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November 01, 2021

5.0

He's a great doctor

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November 01, 2021

5.0

Quality doctor.

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October 31, 2021

5.0

Professional, friendly, and caring.

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October 31, 2021

5.0

Professional

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October 27, 2021

5.0

Expertise, compassion, listening skills and understanding.

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October 23, 2021

5.0

Dr Ruderman is very knowledgeable thorough and explains everything. He is very patient and takes the time to answer all your questions. He is very nice and compassionate.

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October 21, 2021

5.0

They are very nice to me and they are very nice.

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October 20, 2021

5.0

I've been with him for a long time. He makes sure all is well and is very no nonsense, which is something I both need and appreciate.

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October 18, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ruderman provides me with friendly and expertise service.

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October 13, 2021

5.0

Dr Ruderman is the best.

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October 11, 2021

5.0

I like the doctor.

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October 10, 2021

5.0

Good doctor who is conservative with medication and does not rush through the appointment

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October 07, 2021

5.0

Outstanding physician.

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October 07, 2021

5.0

Doctor is very common sense, not alarmist, easy to talk to and very pleasant to work with!

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October 06, 2021

5.0

He is an expert in his field - I can tell after one encounter. He has a great chair side manor and was open and honest.

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October 01, 2021

5.0

The excellent doctor has been my doctor since 1999 and I wouldn't change. Accurate diagnosis 100%

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September 30, 2021

5.0

Dr. Rudderman is wonderful, takes his time and isn't half out the door.

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September 29, 2021

5.0

Listened and did not rush through appointment

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September 29, 2021

5.0

Good physician, good medical care. Easily communicate and easily reachable.

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September 27, 2021

5.0

Great doctor.

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September 26, 2021

5.0

It's very hard to find a physician that you feel comfortable with and trust. I've only met Dr. Ruderman once and I'm very satisfied with him handling my healthcare.

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September 23, 2021

4.0

Physician answers all my questions. Easy to get additional questions answered through my chart. Clinic is easily accessible for my ZIP Code 60630. Helpfulness and friendliness of all staff.

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September 13, 2021

5.0

Dr Ruderman is an excellent and pragmatic doctor.

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September 13, 2021

5.0

Over the past 10 years, Dr. Ruderman has shown strong empathy and strong subject matter expertise which is all we can ask for. I truly appreciate everything he has done for me.

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September 10, 2021

5.0

Willing to explain plans to my understanding, discuss treatment options.

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September 09, 2021

5.0

He is a great doctor -- knowledgeable as you'd expect, personable, and reassuring.

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September 09, 2021

5.0

His knowledge of Rheumatoid Arthritis and treatments available as well as his empathy for the challenges a patient can face.

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September 09, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ruderdman has been rheumatologist for over twenty years. He's extremely knowledgeable, articulate, and understanding. He is the first and only doctor that took my symptoms serious and diagnosed me properly.

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September 05, 2021

5.0

He is consistent in helping me managing my health and explains (in lay terms) what the updated lab results actually mean.

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September 02, 2021

5.0

I have recommended Dr. Ruderman to people I know with the same problems I have. I feel he is very knowledgeable in his field of medicine and I trust his judgment.

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September 02, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ruderman is able to share current international data on my health condition. Couldn’t ask for better expertise. He is extremely patient in explaining everything and answering questions.

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September 01, 2021

5.0

He was kind, thoughtful and spent all the time we needed. Wasn’t rushed.he answered all my questions and was very respectful.

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August 27, 2021

5.0

Love Dr. Ruderman. Always takes the time with you and explains everything to you. Would gladly recommend him.

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August 23, 2021

5.0

He knows his stuff

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August 22, 2021

5.0

He was good., your surveys force me yo aste time with answers

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August 22, 2021

5.0

He is an effective Rheumatologist.

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August 19, 2021

5.0

He really listens and I feel like he knows me and doesnt just read a chart.

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August 18, 2021

5.0

He is kind and caring, in addition to his depth of knowledge!

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August 16, 2021

5.0

Hes a mensch! He was very thorough and kind. Super important factors in medical care.

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August 16, 2021

5.0

Compassionate Good recall of history

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August 16, 2021

5.0

Always professional

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August 15, 2021

5.0

Great care and always responsive to my questions and health concerns. Dr. Ruderman is knowledgeable about the latest research and treatment options. He always remembers what is going on with my health and responds quickly to my MyChart messages.

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Disclosures

Industry Relationships

Ownership or Investment Interests

Faculty member had an ownership or investment interest in the following companies

  • Rheumatology Education Group (TREG)

Consulting / Related Activities

Faculty member engaged in activities such as speaking, advising, consulting, or providing educational programs for the following companies or other entities

  • AbbVie, Inc.
  • American College of Physicians (ACP)
  • ARA Consulting, LLC
  • Arunia Pharma
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
  • Clinical Care Options, LLC
  • Eli Lilly and Company
  • Excellence in Rheumatology (Excellence in Conferences, Ltd.)
  • Journal of Rheumatology
  • Novartis
  • Pfizer, Inc.
  • Practice Point Communications, Inc.
  • Rheumatology Education Group (TREG)
  • RheumNow
  • Selecta Biosciences
  • WebMD, LLC

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