Timothy J Ruetten, MD

183 Ratings49 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

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
(183 Ratings, 49 Comments)
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The Doctor was not hurried, spent all the time needed with me, and was so compassionate.
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Dr Tim Ruetten is an awesome Doctor.........................
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Dr. Timothy Ruetten has been my doctor for many years, and he is a very good doctor. He is aware of my medical problems and takes all of that into consideration when I need to see him.He is caring and understanding. He takes his time with me and answers all my questions.
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I will always trust *Dr. Ruetten to give me the way to staying healthy.
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First time seeing Dr. Tim since ... retirement. Very pleased with his attitude, approach and professionalism. Very happy to have him as my regular Dr.
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This was my first visit with Dr. Tim and was happy with him as my doctor. I am happy I chose him upon the retirement of Dr. ...
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always have had a good experience
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I've been seeing Dr. Tim for years and feel very comfortable and confident in his care. He always takes a lot of care and time in listening to me.
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As someone with multiple chronic health problems I can say unequivocally that Dr. Reutten is the best physician in my team/cadre of medical professionals. ...
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Dr Tim is very comforting and pleasant to have as my Doctor.