We found 50 providers with an interest in arthritis and who accept MultiPlan PPO near La Grange, IL.

Dr. Nicole Cara Richman, MD
Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
801 N Cass Avenue; Suite 150
Westmont, IL
 

Dr. Nicole Richman is an adult rheumatologist in Westmont, IL. Dr. Richman's areas of expertise include the following: arthritis and scleroderma. She accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. She attended medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. She trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago for her residency. She is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Dr. Richman's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Scleroderma, Arthritis, Autoimmune Disorders, Rheumatic Diseases

Dr. Karen Kerr Botsoe, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
5201 Willow Springs Road; Suite 150
Lagrange, IL
 

Dr. Karen Botsoe specializes in general internal medicine. Dr. Botsoe's areas of expertise include diabetes, well woman gynecology, and cancer screening. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Health Partners (AHP), Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Botsoe graduated from Wake Forest University School of Medicine. She speaks Spanish.

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Dr. Marisa Sue Klein-Gitelman, MPH, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Rheumatology
Surgical Treatment Center
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. Marisa Klein-Gitelman's specialty is pediatric rheumatology. She graduated from Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital. Dr. Klein-Gitelman's areas of clinical interest consist of lupus, vasculitis, and arthritis. She is rated highly by her patients. Dr. Klein-Gitelman is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors. She is professionally affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Arthritis, Lupus, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Vasculitis, Rheumatic Diseases

Dr. Kamran A Chaudhary, MD
Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
1s450 Summit Oaks; Suite 390
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
 

Dr. Kamran Chaudhary is an adult rheumatology specialist in Schaumburg, IL, Oak Brook Terrace, IL, and Lombard, IL. After completing medical school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, Dr. Chaudhary performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. His areas of expertise include the following: vitamin D deficiency, nutrition counseling, and psoriatic arthritis. His average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Chaudhary's professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout

All Interests: Depression, Psoriatic Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, Back Problems, Musculoskeletal ... (Read more)

Dr. Anna Adenine Stanislaus, MD
Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
801 N Cass Avenue; Suite 150
Westmont, IL
 

Dr. Anna Stanislaus is a specialist in adult rheumatology. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Stanislaus include osteoporosis, lupus, and arthritis. She is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. She graduated from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, John A. Burns School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Stanislaus is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. She is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Arthritis, Lupus, Osteoporosis, Rheumatic Diseases, Vascular Disease

Dr. Tahir Rohail, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2910 Harlem Avenue; #1
Riverside, IL
 

Dr. Tahir Rohail's specialty is general internal medicine. He studied medicine at King Edward Medical University. Clinical interests for Dr. Rohail include cancer screening, cardiac risk reduction, and adolescent issues. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rohail takes. Dr. Rohail (or staff) is conversant in Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital.

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Dr. Elizabeth Christine Kirchoff, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
5101 South Willow Springs Road
La Grange, IL
 

Dr. Elizabeth Kirchoff specializes in family medicine and practices in La Grange, IL. Dr. Kirchoff's areas of expertise include well woman gynecology, cancer screening, and cardiac risk reduction. She is affiliated with Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital and Adventist Health Network (AHN). She studied medicine at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Jacqueline Glick Walker, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics
4475 Lawn Avenue
Western Springs, IL
 

Dr. Jacqueline Walker is a Westchester, IL physician who specializes in family medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Patient reviews placed her at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among her clinical interests: diabetes, well woman gynecology, and hospice (end-of-life care). Dr. Walker accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Preferred Network Access (PNA), in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Walker is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Her professional affiliations include Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Cancer Screening, Cardiac Risk Reduction, Adolescent Issues, Osteoporosis, Well Woman Gynecology, ... (Read more)

Dr. Susan Mary Felber, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
6733 Kingery Highway (route83)
Willowbrook, IL
 

Dr. Susan Felber's specialty is general internal medicine. Dr. Felber is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Felber completed residency programs at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center and the University of Rochester Medical Center. Clinical interests for Dr. Felber include well woman gynecology, cancer screening, and cardiac risk reduction. Her average rating from her patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Felber is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. Unfortunately, she is not currently accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Depression, Fibromyalgia, Diabetes, Arthritis, Hormone Replacement Therapy, Asthma, Fatigue, Blood ... (Read more)

Dr. Daniel Chen, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
5201 S Willow Springs Road; Suite 300
Lagrange, IL
 

Dr. Daniel Chen's specialty is family medicine. His clinical interests include well woman gynecology, cancer screening, and cardiac risk reduction. His professional affiliations include Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). Dr. Chen is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He is a graduate of Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoarthritis, arthritis

All Interests: Adolescent Issues, Contraception, Arthritis, Asthma, Blood Pressure Problems, Cancer Screening, ... (Read more)

Dr. Irene Thomas-Thevatheril Thevatheril, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
534 W. Chestnut Street; Suite 220
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Irene Thevatheril practices family medicine in Hinsdale, IL and Lisle, IL. Dr. Thevatheril's areas of expertise include well woman gynecology, cancer screening, and contraception (birth control). She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. In addition to English, she speaks Malayalam. Her professional affiliations include Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). Dr. Thevatheril is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

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Dr. Thomas Stephen Flach, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
512 Hillgrove Avenue
Western Springs, IL
 

Dr. Thomas Flach practices family medicine in Western Springs, IL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Flach include well woman gynecology, cancer screening, and cardiac risk reduction. Dr. Flach's professional affiliations include Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). He studied medicine at the University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Flach accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Preferred Network Access (PNA), as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Cancer Screening, Cardiac Risk Reduction, Headache, Osteoporosis, Allergies, Osteopathic Medicine, ... (Read more)

Dr. Donald V Woznica Jr., MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
6283 S. Archer Avenue
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Donald Woznica is a Chicago, IL physician who specializes in family medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Woznica include disorders of calcium metabolism, thyroid problems, and adolescent issues. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Woznica is affiliated with Adventist Health Partners (AHP), Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , rheumatoid arthritis, arthritis, gout

All Interests: Adolescent Issues, ACL Injury, Immunization, Bronchitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Allergic Headache, ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert J Kash, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
6545 W Archer Avenue
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Robert Kash practices general internal medicine in Chicago, IL. He attended medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Dr. Kash's areas of expertise include thyroid problems, hay fever (allergic rhinitis), and atrial fibrillation. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Kash takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He is professionally affiliated with Adventist Health Partners (AHP) and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, gout

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Immunization, Bronchitis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Joint Pain, Hypertension, ... (Read more)

Dr. Maria J Douros, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
120 E Ogden Avenue; Suite 203
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Maria Douros specializes in family medicine and practices in Hinsdale, IL. She studied medicine at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Douros include well woman gynecology, cancer screening, and migraine. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna. In addition to English, Dr. Douros (or staff) speaks Spanish and Greek. Dr. Douros is professionally affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

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Dr. William Joseph Moran, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
5201 Willow Springs Road
La Grange, IL
 

Dr. William Moran is a family medicine physician in La Grange, IL and Downers Grove, IL. Dr. Moran graduated from Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Midwestern University. His clinical interests include thyroid problems, dermatitis (skin inflammation), and cervical (neck) spine problems. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Adventist Health Partners (AHP), Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, gout

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What is Arthritis?

Arthritis is a painful disease of the joints. There are many different kinds of arthritis with various causes, but they all lead to pain and inflammation of joints such as the hip, knee, or wrist. Arthritis affects people of all ages, races, and genders, but it is more common in women and older people. It is the leading cause of disability in the United States.

Symptoms of arthritis include swelling, pain, and stiffness. They can occur in a single joint or throughout the body. It is common for symptoms to come and go, known as flares. In some kinds of arthritis, flares may be caused by specific triggers, such as exercise, stress, or an allergic reaction.

By far the two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis happens when wear and tear on joints breaks down the cartilage between two moving bones. In a healthy person, cartilage cushions and lubricates the bones so they can glide over each other as they move. When the cartilage becomes thin or tears, the ends of bones rub and cause pain. In rheumatoid arthritis, the body’s own immune system becomes confused and attacks joint cartilage, weakening it and causing inflammation.

Treatment for arthritis depends on the specific type, but it may include:
  • Avoiding arthritis triggers
  • Hot or cold therapy, such as ice or hot packs
  • Oral or injected medications, such as corticosteroids, NSAIDs, and biologics
  • Physical therapy and gentle exercises
  • Surgery to repair or replace damaged joints

In many types of arthritis, early treatment can prevent more serious damage to your joints, keeping your symptoms in check. Whatever stage you are in, help exists to let you stay active and manage pain. There are many options to get you moving again.