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Michael A. Ruchim, MD

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

BIOGRAPHY


Dr. Michael Ruchim serves as the Associate Chief Medical Officer at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, the Assistant Dean for Clinical Affairs at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and is an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Feinberg School of Medicine.

He is a Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology, an active member of the American Gastroenterology Association and the former President of the Chicago Society for Gastroenterology.

His main academic pursuit has been the training of over 75 gastroenterology fellows especially in endoscopic procedures. Clinically he sees the entire spectrum of GI problems including ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, liver, pancreatic and colorectal disorders.

EDUCATION


  • Medical Education
    University of Illinois College of Medicine - 1979
  • Residency
    University of Illinois Hospital - 1982
  • Fellowship
    University of Illinois Hospital - 1984

BOARD CERTIFICATION


  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

PRIMARY LOCATION


680 N. Lake Shore Drive

#118

Chicago, IL 60611

312-503-6000
Monday
8:15 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Tuesday
8:15 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Wednesday
8:15 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Thursday
8:15 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Friday
8:15 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.

CLINICAL INTERESTS


  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon/Rectal Disease
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Esophageal Disorders
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Liver/Hepatic Disease
  • Pancreatitis
  • Ulcerative Colitis

ACCEPTED INSURANCE


  • Aetna EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS PPO
  • Beech Street
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS POS
  • PHCS PPO
  • PNA (Preferred Network Access)
  • PPO Next
  • Preferred Plan PPO
  • Unicare PPO
  • Unicare PPO(Wellpoint Network)
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus
  • UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select
  • UnitedHealthcare Select HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select Plus