Benjamin  Gruber

Benjamin Gruber, M.D.

2315 East 93rd Street

Chicago, Illinois 60617

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Benjamin Gruber, M.D.


2315 East 93rd Street

Suite 440

Chicago, Illinois 60617



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High quality ENT services - User Friendly Atmosphere

About Me



  • Internship: University of Chicago Hospitals, Surgery
  • Residency: University of Chicago Hospitals, Otolaryngology
  • Medical School: University of Chicago

Hospital Affiliations

  • Advocate Trinity Hospital

Ratings and Comments

Benjamin Gruber, M.D.

4.4 out of 5

232 Patient Ratings

Listens carefully to you

4.5 out of 5

231 Patient Ratings

Gives easy to understand instructions

4.5 out of 5

183 Patient Ratings

Explains in a way you understand

4.5 out of 5

230 Patient Ratings

Spends enough time with you

4.2 out of 5

231 Patient Ratings

Knows your important medical history

4.3 out of 5

228 Patient Ratings

Shows respect for what you say

4.5 out of 5

228 Patient Ratings


Dr. Gruber is an excellent ear specialist and I am comfortable with the care I receive. I trust him and he explains until I fully understand what process is being performed.

Reviewed on August 22, 2018 7:00 PM

I look forward visit with Dr. Gruber, he funny and care about his patience.

Reviewed on July 22, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Gruber was excellent when he entered the exam room & introduced himself he immediately put me at ease & everything else.

Reviewed on July 17, 2018 7:00 PM

Facility is state-of-the-art; Dr. Gruber very respectful and personable!

Reviewed on June 29, 2018 7:00 PM

I had a good experience with this provider, I really like him as a doctor.

Reviewed on June 25, 2018 7:00 PM

I have been having problems with my sinus' and this is the first time someone thought it might be something else.

Reviewed on June 25, 2018 7:00 PM

The provider is a very knowledgeable and competent specialist.

Reviewed on June 24, 2018 7:00 PM

he was very professional, friendly, provided medical information in terms that I was able to understand. Two thumbs up.

Reviewed on June 16, 2018 7:00 PM

I had a great visit doctor was very informative .

Reviewed on June 3, 2018 7:00 PM

He is much too busy for small talk.

Reviewed on April 24, 2018 7:00 PM

Everyone so friendly and polite.

Reviewed on April 21, 2018 7:00 PM

My experience was engaging, informative and felt personalized not often do I say I enjoy a doctors appointment but this referral to this ear specialist,Truly was a great experience and would recommend him and has recommended thank you for asking

Reviewed on April 14, 2018 7:00 PM

The notification of the 26th street move was handled poorly. I did not receive a post card. also, it is a long walk from King Drive to the building.

Reviewed on April 10, 2018 7:00 PM

Always Great!

Reviewed on April 3, 2018 7:00 PM

I have squamous cell cancer on my face and neck. Dr. Gruber has performed several surgeries and they have been successful and he really seems to care about me and my health.

Reviewed on March 29, 2018 7:00 PM

He was very professional, and put things in ways it was easy to understand.

Reviewed on February 12, 2018 6:00 PM

I actually enjoy going for my appointments. Dr. Gruber is one of my favorite doctors.

Reviewed on January 29, 2018 6:00 PM

I always enjoyed my visits with Dr. Gruber.

Reviewed on January 21, 2018 6:00 PM

initial visit was satisfactory. following the visit some other symptoms occurred . I called the office numerous times asking to talk to Dr Gruber or the audiologist who performed hearing test. although the receptionist understood my problem and told me that I would get call back or appointment I have not received any follow up call. I sent the email to audiologyst Dr. De Julia. no answer received. As a retired physician who was associated with Advocate Christ Hospital for over 30 years I was very disetisfied with follow up care

Reviewed on January 12, 2018 6:00 PM

very good

Reviewed on December 22, 2017 6:00 PM

Spent 5 minutes gave me a list of foods not to eat & come back in 3 mos. I was hesitant to ask questions his manner was very brisk as if he was too busy and my problem was mundane.

Reviewed on December 4, 2017 6:00 PM

I was very disappointed with the care I received from Dr. Gruber. While he did stop my nose from bleeding, he did not introduce himself when he walked in so I had to look on his lab coat to find out what his name was. He also made very crude statements some that were borderline racist. Then he shared a story with me about a previous patient that he had and how she didn't like that he called her fat. He then looked at my chart and examined my neck and told me that my previous doctor was wrong about the lipoma diagnosis and that I just had a fat neck and needed liposuction. Lastly, when I looked in my advocate portal for the summary of that visit I noticed that vital signs were recorded however no one took my vitals. I did not and will not return to him for follow up care. I have also shared my poor experience with Dr. Gruber to others and would never recommend him.

Reviewed on November 21, 2017 6:00 PM

Dr GRUBER was wonderful

Reviewed on November 19, 2017 6:00 PM

I always enjoy this visit! Dr Gruber is an Excellent Doctor, He makes sure I always understand what is going on and what I need to do. He makes me and my family feel very comfortable in asking question. He is very knowledgeable about my problem. Advocate is very lucky to have him on staff.

Reviewed on November 19, 2017 6:00 PM


Reviewed on November 14, 2017 6:00 PM

it was good; not sure what you are looking for here

Reviewed on November 5, 2017 6:00 PM

Dr. Gruber is very detailed and he makes sure I understand all that is involved with my ear, and I feel confident with him being my ear specialist.

Reviewed on October 22, 2017 7:00 PM

The provider explained what caused the problem, then provided instructions that would resolve the pain in one month. No medication was needed.

Reviewed on October 22, 2017 7:00 PM

Pls. know Dr. Gruber _____ from Mercy, where I use he before! Was very courtesy/and very respectful!

Reviewed on October 15, 2017 7:00 PM

It was helpful, informative

Reviewed on October 8, 2017 7:00 PM

The Dr. was completely uninterested in examining me after I took the hearing test. He took literally a wild guess at my past physical _____ & couldn't be further from the truth.

Reviewed on August 24, 2017 7:00 PM

This was a first-time visit that was thorough and complete for the exam which took place.

Reviewed on August 20, 2017 7:00 PM

Everyone was very friendly and helpful.

Reviewed on August 16, 2017 7:00 PM

Dr Gruber was professional, at the same time down to earth, he made feel very at ease.

Reviewed on July 24, 2017 7:00 PM

Kind spirit.

Reviewed on July 17, 2017 7:00 PM

He is an excellent ENT.

Reviewed on June 25, 2017 7:00 PM

Very good.

Reviewed on June 19, 2017 7:00 PM


Reviewed on June 12, 2017 7:00 PM

Straight forward and to the point. Good bedside manners.

Reviewed on May 14, 2017 7:00 PM

Dr. Gruber was great - very nice & personable. The staff were friendly & professional.

Reviewed on April 27, 2017 7:00 PM

Doctor Gruber is an excellent surgeon, but needs to work. Makes bed side manners.

Reviewed on April 17, 2017 7:00 PM

He treats you with a lots of respect.

Reviewed on April 11, 2017 7:00 PM

Very professional, ear problem was reduced.

Reviewed on March 27, 2017 7:00 PM

had better providers

Reviewed on March 12, 2017 7:00 PM

Dr. Gruber is the best. Staff also great.

Reviewed on March 7, 2017 6:00 PM

a lot better then I would have thought

Reviewed on February 28, 2017 6:00 PM

he is great

Reviewed on February 19, 2017 6:00 PM

Very good.

Reviewed on February 18, 2017 6:00 PM

I receive clear and concise information from the doctor, receptionist, and medical tech. All of my questions were answered and I was highly respected in the treatment I received.

Reviewed on February 5, 2017 6:00 PM

He looked in my ears & said ear. Looked up my nose & said nose. I will never come to see him again. He looked in my mouth, no cancer. I went to see him because I have been coughing for several months. This what I got.

Reviewed on February 1, 2017 6:00 PM

courteous prompt helpful

Reviewed on January 27, 2017 6:00 PM

Dr. Gruber reassured me, said a symptom I had was not anything to be concerned about.

Reviewed on December 19, 2016 6:00 PM

Better bedside manner.

Reviewed on December 13, 2016 6:00 PM

The patient has complete confidence in the provider.

Reviewed on December 1, 2016 6:00 PM

I have known Dr. Gruber for years. I have always found him to be personable and extremely competent. In the past during a life-threatening situation, I readily took his advice. He has my utmost trust and respect.

Reviewed on November 29, 2016 6:00 PM

Dr. gruber is an exceptional dr. that takes the time to talk to you and explain everything about your condition and pr op and post op. you leave there well informed and all your questions answered. i will and have refered patients to this dr. he is the best and i will continue to go to him for all of my ent needs

Reviewed on November 25, 2016 6:00 PM

Dr. Gruber is very knowledgeable & professional. He also has a good sense of humor so he makes you feel comfortable. He takes time to listen and has successfully treated my health issue every time I've seen him.

Reviewed on November 17, 2016 6:00 PM

Very good.

Reviewed on November 6, 2016 6:00 PM


Reviewed on October 28, 2016 7:00 PM

I was very comfortable and he had a sense of humor.

Reviewed on October 24, 2016 7:00 PM

My experience with Dr. Gruber has been good & positive for the most part!!

Reviewed on October 12, 2016 7:00 PM

I'm a cancer pt..and dr. Gruber has done surgery . I am doing follow up with Dr. Gruber and Dr. Subramanian. I'm very pleased with both dis and staff.

Reviewed on October 9, 2016 7:00 PM

I went for war problems. at first he didn't even look at my ears. said not to clean my ears and he would give me a prescription to put in my ears if they itched. was leaving the room in less than 5 min. my daughter asked him to look at my nose and throat. he did, but seemed impatient.

Reviewed on October 1, 2016 7:00 PM

He seemed competent enough but did little explaining regarding my diagnosis:throat nodules. He should have done more teaching re my, home remedies for soothing, other related information.

Reviewed on September 30, 2016 7:00 PM

Dr. Gruber an his staff is excellent!

Reviewed on September 25, 2016 7:00 PM

Great service.

Reviewed on September 25, 2016 7:00 PM

MD listen to what you say. Gives info on up coming surgery.

Reviewed on August 4, 2016 7:00 PM


Reviewed on July 24, 2016 7:00 PM

Dr. Gruber is my ENT dr. & we get along very well.

Reviewed on June 16, 2016 7:00 PM


Reviewed on May 25, 2016 7:00 PM

Excellent and knowledgeable.

Reviewed on February 24, 2016 6:00 PM


Reviewed on January 24, 2016 6:00 PM

Very good in explaining everything to me about my health.

Reviewed on January 3, 2016 6:00 PM

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  • AARP MedicareComplete Plus HMO - POS
  • Aetna Better Health Premier Plan MMAI
  • Aetna Choice POS
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice (MC) POS
  • Aetna NAP - PPO
  • Aetna Open Access POS
  • Aetna Open Choice POS
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna Select Choice EPO
  • Aetna Select POS
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna US Healthcare Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Beech Street Network PPO
  • Blue Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross HMO Illinois
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO - POS
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Blue Cross PPO
  • Blue Cross PPO - Advocate Associate Medical Plan
  • Blue Precision Bronze HMO
  • Blue Precision Gold HMO
  • Blue Precision HMO
  • Blue Precision Platinum HMO
  • Blue Precision Silver HMO
  • BlueCare Direct
  • Cigna C - 5 POS
  • Cigna Health Partners POS
  • Cigna Health Partners PPO
  • Cigna Open Access Plus POS
  • Cigna Open Access Plus State of Illinois POS
  • CIGNA Open Access POS
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry HMO
  • Coventry One Select PPO
  • Coventry PPO
  • Coventry Workers Comp PPO
  • First Health Network EPO
  • First Health Network PPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna HMO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna Open Access Plus HMO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna PPO
  • Harken Health Choice Plus
  • Harken Health Compass Plus
  • Healthlink PPO
  • HealthSpring Medicaid ICP
  • HealthSpring Medicare HMO
  • HealthSpring MMAI
  • HFN Platinum EPO
  • HFN Total Care PPO
  • Humana Advocate Health Care PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana DuPage Medical Group HMO
  • Humana DuPage Medical Group HMO - HMO Select
  • Humana EPO - Advocate Associate Medical Plan
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Choice PPO
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana Gold Plus Integrated-Medicare-Medicaid Plan
  • Humana HMO - Advocate Associate Medical Plan
  • Humana HMO Select
  • Humana Illinois Platinum HMO
  • Humana Integrated Care Program of Illinois
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  • Humana National EPO
  • Humana National HMO
  • Humana National POS - Open Access
  • Humana National PPO
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  • Humana PPO - Advocate Associate Medical Plan
  • LLH Adventist Silver PPO 3000
  • LLH Family Health Network Silver PPO 3100
  • LLH Swedish Covenant Silver PPO
  • Meridian
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  • MultiPlan PPO
  • NALC (Natl Assn of Letter Carriers) Health Benefit
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  • Tricare POS
  • Tricare PPO
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  • Union Medical Care PPO
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  • United Healthcare Choice Plus POS
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  • United Healthcare Group Medicare Advantage PPO
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  • United Healthcare MedicareComplete Plan 1 HMO
  • United Healthcare Navigate HMO
  • United Healthcare Navigate POS
  • United Healthcare Nexus
  • United Healthcare Options PPO
  • United Healthcare Select EPO
  • United Healthcare Select HMO
  • United Healthcare Select Plus POS


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