Catherine A Ruetten, MD

189 Ratings52 Comments
Family Medicine
Edward Medical Group
Hospital Affiliations:
Edward Hospital
Clinical Interests:
Women's Health; Adolescent/Teen Medicine; Family Care; Preventive Medicine; Pediatrics

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This provider is an employee of one of the Edward-Elmhurst Health System entities.



Philosophy Of Care

I believe in comprehensive health care of each individual and their family. I strive to provide a compassionate and caring approach to preventive healthcare and disease management. The best outcomes are achieved when doctors and patients work together to find the best plan of care to meet their needs.

Education & Credentials

Medical School: Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science (Chicago Medical School), 1991

Internship: University of Illinois College of Medicine (Peoria), 1992

Residency: University of Illinois College of Medicine (Peoria), 1994


Family Medicine

Insurance Accepted

Ambetter Balanced Care HMO
Ambetter Secure Care HMO
Aetna POS
Blue Cross Community FHP-ICP
Blue Cross HMO Illinois (HMOI)
Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield MCNP
Blue Choice Options PPO
Blue Cross POS
Aetna National Advantage Program
Coventry (Personal Care)
Coventry One PPO
Coventry First Health PPO
Aetna HMO
Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
Aetna Medicare Advantage POS
Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO
Aetna PPO
AARP Medicare Advantage Complete (plan 1 & 2) (UHC) HMO
AARP Medicare Advantage Complete (UHC) and Compete Assure
Blue Cross Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Cross PPO
Blue Choice Preferred
Blue Precision HMO
Cigna MA HMO
Beech Street PPO
Imagine Smart Network
Coventry HMO
Coventry POS
Coventry PPO
Coventry Workers Compensation Plan
Great West Open Access
Great West POS
Humana Choicecare PPO
Medicare Part B
MultiPlan PPO
UHC Medicare Advantage PPO
United HealthCare Core/Navigate EPO
United HealthCare Choice Select HMO
United HealthCare Select POS
United HealthCare Select EPO
United HealthCare Core/Navigate HMO
Unicare PPO
Great West PPO
HFN Workers Compensation Plan
Humana HMO
Humana Gold Plus HMO
Humana Gold Plus PPO
Illinos Medicaid
Sunrise Advantage
TriCare Standard/Reserve Select PPO
Three Rivers PPO
United Healthcare Choice EPO
United Healthcare Choice HMO
United Healthcare Choice Plus POS
United HealthCare Core/Navigate POS
UHC Nexus ACO - Advocate PPO
UHC Nexus ACO - Advocate HMO
United HealthCare Choice Plus HMO
United Healthcare Select HMO
Veterans Administration Community Care


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Overall Patient Rating
4.9 out of 5
(189 Ratings, 52 Comments)
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she is excellent and take great care of making me get better. she gives suggestion on how to eat healthy to boost my iron and cholesterol level and to exercise regularly. my iron level got back in range with this visit from the previous visit with over the counter medicine.
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This was a good and quick visit that answered all the questions that I had!
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the experience was very pleasant. Dr Cathy Ruetten is friendly and approachable. She is very knowledgeable and I felt very unrushed. The office staff is also very pleasant and friendly. I feel that is very important especially if a person is not feeling well.
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Cathy Rutten is excellent. I'm not used to my chart. ... always calls me with test results and reviews them with me.
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*Dr. Catherine Ruetten exceeded my expectations. My first visit, she was very friendly and she made it very easy to talk with her. My follow up on the ... was very good. She was thorough with my results and explained every question I asked and added other information - she's awesome!
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Everyone at Edwards - Elmhurst Health everyone very pleasant and they all care for their patients.
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Dr. Kathy Reutan always shows compassion, respect, and reviews my health and answers any questions I may have. She is the best. Everyone at KMA are friendly and professional. No complaints.
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the only doctor I want to see
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Dr Reutten is an excellent Dr.
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I'm very grateful for Dr. Cathy's medical care! She always takes good care of me.