Andrew R. Benck, MD

Board Certified with Fellowship Training in Rheumatology

Phone: 847-375-3000

Direct Fax: 847-929-1148

Board Certifications
  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine
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Appointment Line: 847-375-3000

Practice Locations

Affiliated Hospitals

  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
  • NorthShore University HealthSystem

Areas of Expertise

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Osteoporosis/Osteopenia
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Gout/Pseudogout
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Lupus and Autoimmune Disorders
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica
  • Sjogren’s Syndrome
  • Mixed Connective Tissue Disease
  • Dermatomyositis/Polymyositis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Vasculitis
  • Scleroderma
  • Joint Pain


Andrew Benck, MD is a board certified rheumatologist who specializes in the treatment of autoimmune and musculoskeletal disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, seronegative spondyloarthropathy, vasculitis, myositis, sarcoidosis, osteopenia, osteoporosis, and osteoarthritis.

He received his undergraduate degrees in accounting and business administration from the University of Southern California. After working as a certified public accountant for several years, he pursued a medical career, earning a medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. He completed his internal medicine residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and worked at UCLA as a hospitalist prior to completing his fellowship in rheumatology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.

His practice focuses on diagnosing and treating adults with autoimmune and musculoskeletal conditions.

Dr. Benck practices shared decision-making with his patients, allowing for a tailored approach to effective treatment that his patients are comfortable with. His goal for each patient is to control disease activity, improve functionality and comfort, and improve quality of life.

In his spare time, Dr. Benck enjoys traveling, skiing, and spending time with his family.

Great patient outcomes are achieved through communication and shared decision-making. My goal with each patient is to create and nurture a physician-patient partnership and to generate an effective, individualized treatment plan. I employ the latest diagnostic tests, medications, and procedural techniques to ensure high-quality care for patients."

Andrew R. Benck, MD


Medical School

University of Illinois at Chicago- Doctor of Medicine (MD)


Cedars Sinai Center (California)


Cedars Sinai Center (California)


Rush University Medical Center

Affiliations and Associations

  • American College of Rheumatology, Fellow of the ACR
  • American Medical Association, Associate Member

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