Catherine A Ruetten, MD

191 Ratings61 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

Aetna Medicare POS
Aetna HMO
Ambetter Secure Care HMO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
AARP Medicare Advantage Complete (UHC) and Compete Assure
Blue Cross Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Community MMAI
Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PPO
Blue Choice MCNP PPO
Blue Choice Options PPO
Blue Cross PPO
Blue Choice Preferred
Blue Precision HMO
AARP Medicare Complete Access (UHC) HMO
Aetna Medicare HMO
Aetna Medicare PPO
Ambetter Balanced Care HMO
AARP Medicare Advantage Complete (plan 1 & 2) (UHC) HMO
Blue Cross Community FHP-ICP
Blue Cross HMO Illinois (HMOI)
Blue Cross POS
Cigna HealthSpring MA HMO
Beech Street PPO
Cigna HealthSpring PPO
Coventry (Personal Care)
Coventry One PPO
Coventry First Health PPO
Coventry POS
TriWest PC3 / Veterans Administration Community Care
Aetna National Advantage Program
Imagine Smart Network
Coventry HMO
Coventry PPO
Coventry Workers Compensation Plan
Great West Open Access
Great West PPO
HFN Workers Compensation Plan
Humana Choicecare PPO
Galaxy Health PPO (UHC)
Great West POS
Humana HMO
Humana Gold Plus HMO
Humana Gold Plus PPO
MultiPlan PPO
United Healthcare Choice HMO
United HealthCare Choice Plus HMO
United Healthcare Select EPO
Illinos Medicaid
Medicare Part B
Sunrise Advantage
TriCare Standard/Reserve Select PPO
United Healthcare Choice EPO
United Healthcare Choice Plus POS
UHC Medicare Advantage PPO
United HealthCare Choice Select HMO
United HealthCare Select POS
United Healthcare Select HMO


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Overall Patient Rating
4.9 out of 5
(191 Ratings, 61 Comments)
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Dr. Catherine Ruetten has always been very friendly, respectful, and courteous to me and my children. She takes the time out to answer questions and address any concerns, she genuinely cares and we couldn't be happier with her. ...and the rest of the staff is always friendly and helpful as well, great practice!
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Good this was the first time I met Dr Catherine Ruetten because ofDr ...l retiring. She was great.
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I've been seeing Dr Cathy for 2 decades and she has always been professional, courteous, listened to my concerns, came up with a treatment pla if needed, and been thorough.
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This appointment was for my ...year old daughter's well child visit. Although everyone was friendly and her health was clearly checked, I was surprised there were not many questions asked about her developmental progress. The visit with the actual doctor was less than 5 minutes.
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Dr Cathie and her staff are always very kind and caring. She has been my primary physician for many years. I also have Parkinsons and she recommended Dr ...she follows my progress with this ...
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Thank you for taking good care of me!
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everyone was very considerate and helpful
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first time I have ever seen Dr. Catherine Ruetten. believe I made a good choice
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Doctor Catherine Ruetten is absolutely wonderful!!!!
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this was my first time seeing dr Catherine Ruetten for a pre op and she's very nice and listens , I would see her again if I could not get in with dr ...