Timothy J Ruetten, M.D.

175 Ratings52 Comments
Family Medicine
Edward Medical Group
Hospital Affiliations:
Edward Hospital
Clinical Interests:
Family Care; Preventive Medicine

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



Philosophy Of Care

Focused on health maintenance, preventative care, keeping people healthy, and family care for a variety of health related problems.

Education & Credentials

Medical School: Rush University Medical College (Illinois), 1991

Residency: University of Illinois College of Medicine (Rockford), 1994; University of Illinois College of Medicine (Rockford), 1994


Family Medicine

Insurance Accepted

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


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Overall Patient Rating
4.9 out of 5
(175 Ratings, 52 Comments)
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my previously Dr. retired and this was my first visit with Dr. Rutten. I was amazed at the depth of knowledge he obtained about my past and current medical condition.
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Tim has taken care of me for years.
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Visit was very quick and provider answered all questions and advice respectfully and was very helpful in making the visit very painless.
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Dr. Reutten is an excellent physician. He has true regard for your well being and he remembers key aspects of your health without referring to the file.
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DR Reuten really took the time to talk about your health to find out what is best for you. He was very good at explaining how taking certain drugs may affect your health.
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Dr. Reuten is my new doctor and I was completely satisfied with him.
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had a good visit
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Staff is terrific; pleasant, polite and helpful. Lots of smiles and quick attention. Dr Tim Ruetten is a most trusted adviser on health and fitness. He teaches, coaches and inspires me to apply discipline in all aspects of a healthy lifestyle and physical activity. My health is good and fitness improved due to his work.
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Completely satisfied