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//Gerald Eisenberg, MD

Gerald Eisenberg, MD

2019-04-30T15:14:06-05:00October 18th, 2017|

Gerald M Eisenberg, MD

Rheumatologist with Fellowship Training in Rheumatology

Board Certifications
  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

To Make an Appointment

Call 847-375-3000 or complete our online form to request an appointment

Practice Locations

Des Plaines Physician Offices
900 Rand Road
Suite 200
Des Plaines, IL 60016

Phone: 847-375-3000

Morton Grove Physician Offices
9000 Waukegan Road
Suite 200
Morton Grove, IL 60053

Phone: 847-375-3000

Affiliated Hospitals

  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
  • Skokie Hospital - NorthShore University Health System


Dr. Gerald Eisenberg is the Director of Rheumatology at Illinois Bone & Joint Institute. He is board-certified in Rhuematology, as well as Internal Medicine. His practice focuses on the treatment of systemic rheumatic diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and other autoimmune, inflammatory disorders. He, along with the other members of the Rheumatology team, provides cutting edge diagnosis and treatment in a comfortable, one- stop setting. With over thirty years of experience, Dr. Eisenberg uses his hands-on knowledge to work with and guide his patients to the best possible outcomes with the least risk and expense. In addition to the most current diagnostic and therapeutic options, available right in the office, Dr. Eisenberg performs injection therapies for arthritic joint and lower back pain. He will often accompany his patients to visits with his orthopedic partners for a consultative experience that simply cannot be matched anywhere else. Participation in clinical research enables Dr. Eisenberg’s patients access to treatments that are not available to the general public, at no cost, right in the office.

Additional Areas of Expertise

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Eisenberg has years of experience and a regional reputation for quiet listening, careful evaluation, and up-to-date treatment in a setting of “one stop” comprehensive and convenient services. He is available by phone and email for questions and concerns. His email address is geisenberg@ibji.com. He’s Director of Rheumatology at Illinois Bone and Joint Institute.


Medical School

The Chicago Medical School, North Chicago IL



University of Illinois Hospitals - Chicago


Internal Medicine

University of Illinois Hospitals - Chicago



University of Illinois and Cook County Hospitals

Research and Publications

  • Eisenberg, G.M., The Medical Staff Structure – Its Role in the 21st Century. Annals of Health Law of Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Vol. 12, Issue 2, pp 249-264, Summer 2003.
  • Jacobi, Elizabeth and Eisenberg, G.M., The Efficacy of Guided Imagery and Music (GIM) in the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis. The Journal of the Association for Music and Imagery, Vol. 8, pp 57-74, 2001-2002.
  • Trujillo, M.D., Gunasekaran, T.S., Eisenberg, G.M., Pojman, D., and Kallen, R Henoch-Schonlein Purpura: A Diagnosis not to be Forgotten. Journal of Family Practice, Vol. 43, No. 5, 495-498, 11/96.
  • Honan, M., White, G.W., Eisenberg, G.M., Spontaneous Infectious Discitis in Adults. American Journal of Medicine, Vol. 100, pp 85-89, 1996.
  • Kniaz, D., Eisenberg, G.M., et al., Postpartum Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome Associated with Anticardiolipin Antibody. American Journal of Nephrology, 12:126-133, 1992.
  • Greenberg, S.R., and Eisenberg, G.M., The Pulmonary Effects of Benzyl Viologen in Swiss Mice. Environmental Pollution, 12: 255-259, 1977.
  • Eisenberg, G.M., Polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis; Polymyositis, Dematomyositis and Inclusion Body Myositis in Principles of Geriatric Medicine & Gerontology. Hazzard, W.R., Bierman, E.L., Blass, J.P., Ettinger, W.H., Halter, J.B., Editors. Third Edition. McGraw-Hill, Inc. Winston-Salem, NC, 1994.
  • Skosey, J.L., Eisenberg, G.M., Lee, T.T., and Teodorescu, M., Polyclonal B cell activator in rheumatic diseases. In Human Lymphokines: Biological Immune Response Modifiers. Khan, A., and Hill, N.O., Editors, Academic Press, New York, l982. pp l-7.


  • Lutheran General Medical Group – Team Recognition Award
  • George C. Fisher, M.D. Humanitarian Award, Rotary Club International, Wilmette, IL Branch
  • Doctor of the Year (Spirit Award), Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL
  • Continuing Medical Education Physician Recognition Award, American Medical Association, Chicago, IL
  • Senior Fellow Scholarship Award, American College of Rheumatology
  • Keeshin Award, Institute of Medicine, Chicago, IL
  • Burroughs, Wellcome Company Senior Scholarship, The Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, IL

Curriculum Vitae

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PLEASE NOTE: While many of IBJI’s providers participate in various plans from Blue Cross Blue Shield, Aetna,Cigna, Humana, United Healthcare and others, IBJI strongly encourages you to contact your specific health plan to ensure your chosen doctor is in-network.