Treatment & Services
- Blood Tests
- Cancer Screening
- Diagnosing Asthma
- Diagnostic Internal Medicine
- General Internal Medicine
- Internal Medicine
- Medication Management
- Preventive Medicine
- Screening and Testing
- Treating Asthma With Bronchodilators
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Abdominal Pain
- Alzheimer's and Dementia
- Anxiety Disorder
- Atherosclerosis (vascular)
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Adult
- Back Pain in Athletes
- Bacterial Vaginosis
- Barrett's Esophagus
- Blood Clots
- Bone Disorders
- Chlamydia Trachomatis
- Chronic Illness
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- Cold Sores
- Common Cold
- Coronary Artery Disease
- Deep Vein Thrombosis
- Dermatitis - Contact
- Ear Infections (Otitis Media)
- Endocrine Disorders
- Enlarged Prostate/Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
- Eosinophilic Esophagitis
- Erectile Dysfunction
- Estrogen Replacement Therapy (ERT)
- Fast Facts: Conjunctivitis
- Female Incontinence
- Functional Impairment
- Gas (Digestive)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
- Growth Failure in Children with Kidney Disease
- Head Lice
- Heart Attack
- Heart Disease
- Heart Failure
- Heart Murmur
- Heart Palpitations
- Hepatitis B
- Herniated Disc
- High Cholesterol
- Hives (Urticaria)
- Hypertension - High Blood Pressure
- Influenza (Flu)
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
- Kidney Infections
- Lateral Epicondylitis/tennis Elbow
- Metabolic Syndrome
- Middle Ear Infection
- Migraine Headaches
- Molluscum Contagiosum
- Parathyroid Disease Description
- Pediatric Knee Pain
- Peripheral Artery Disease
- Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)
- Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
- Primary Care
- Pulmonary Disease
- Pulmonary Embolism
- Restless Leg Syndrome
- Rosacea (Adult Acne)
- Sexual Dysfunction
- Sexually Transmitted Disease
- Shin Splints
- Shingles (Varicella-Zoster Virus)
- Sickle Cell Anemia
- Sore Throat (Pharyngitis)
- Strep Throat
- Stress and Physical Health
- Substance Abuse
- Temporal Arteritis
- Tension Headaches
- The Poison Plants: Poison Ivy, Poison Oak and Poison Sumac
- Thyroid Nodule
- Undiagnosed Conditions
- Venous Insufficiency
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Medical School - The Ohio State University
Nephrology - Research
Columbus, OH USA
Residency - The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH USA
Medical School - University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine
Chicago, IL USA
Undergraduate - Depaul University
Chicago, IL USA
Fellowship - University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN USA
- Dr. Rutecki was the first occupant of the E. Stephen Kurtides Chair of Medical Education at Evanston Hospital and Professor of Medicine at the Feinberg School of Medicine Northwestern University.
- Internal Medicine
- Internal Medicine - Nephrology
Internal Medicine Hypertension
Awards & Honors
- The George Joost Award: Outstanding Clinical Teacher in Medicine from the graduating class at Northwestern University Medical School (2001).
Innovations & Patents
- He is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Medical Society. He was named Master Teacher at NEOUCOM (1996-1999); to Consumers Research Council's "America's Top Physicians" (Internal Medicine) and elected to membership in the Leading Physicians of the World (Nephrology) by the International Association of Internists. He received the Lifeline of Ohio Educator of the Year Award in 2008.
- Fellow of The Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity: Adjunct Professor of Bioethics, Trinity International University, Bannockburn, Illinois
Research & Publications
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82 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Knows Medical History||4.5|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.8|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.4|
10 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Jan 11, 2017
Dr. Rutecki did a very good job of dealing with us. Great "bedside" manner and good explanation of things. I would suggest asking at the end if we have any further questions.
Reviewed on Nov 1, 2016
Dr Rutecki showed much concern for my problem. He had me in to see cardiology within one week for my problem, which I really appreciated.
Reviewed on Nov 1, 2016
He was the most friendly,helpful and courteous dr.I have ever met.
Reviewed on Oct 26, 2016
Very pleased with the time spent with myself and my wife. A very thorough visit
Reviewed on Oct 18, 2016
Reviewed on Jul 12, 2016
I came through the NCS - Dr. Rutecki was excellent as were all the specialists. I will see them all again in November to _____ the testing!
Reviewed on Jun 8, 2016
doctor was very professional and helpful
Reviewed on Jun 1, 2016
Verbal communication was great. Also followed up with mychart.
Reviewed on May 9, 2016
Reviewed on Apr 27, 2016
I was very impressed with all the staff that I came in contact with while at the Clinic.
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