William D Rhoades

William D Rhoades, D.O.

1775 Ballard Road

Park Ridge, Illinois 60068

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William D Rhoades, D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Alzheimer's and related Dementias

1775 Ballard Road

Park Ridge, Illinois 60068


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Holistic care of Geriatrics patients

About Me

  • Medical Specialties: Geriatric MedicinePalliative Medicine
  • Primary Area of Focus: Alzheimer's and related Dementias
  • Gender:
  • Age: 56
  • Years in Practice:
  • Board Certifications: Geriatric Medicine



  • Undergraduate Degree: University Of Iowa
  • Medical School: Des Moines University Of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Internship: Chicago Osteopathic Hospital
  • Residency: Lutheran General Hospital
  • Fellowship: Duke University School Of Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital

Ratings and Comments

William D Rhoades, D.O.

4.9 out of 5

343 Patient Ratings

Gives easy to understand instructions

4.9 out of 5

293 Patient Ratings

Explains in a way you understand

4.9 out of 5

341 Patient Ratings

Listens carefully to you

4.9 out of 5

342 Patient Ratings

Knows your important medical history

4.9 out of 5

340 Patient Ratings

Shows respect for what you say

5 out of 5

340 Patient Ratings

Spends enough time with you

4.9 out of 5

342 Patient Ratings


could not ask for any more attention, always perfect.

Reviewed on September 27, 2019 7:00 PM

I always have a pleasant and informative visit with this doctor. He always answers my questions and provides help when necessary. My arthritis is getting worst, he is very helpful.

Reviewed on September 18, 2019 7:00 PM

very good to excellent

Reviewed on September 15, 2019 7:00 PM

Visits with Dr. Rhoades are always informative & help to reassure me that I am in good hands.

Reviewed on July 23, 2019 7:00 PM

dr. Rhoades always gives me the time I need. he listens carefully, makes me feel like I matter to him. he is a wonderful professional person, but also shows that he is human. if he has something that I need to hear, he says it gently, but firmly. he really makes me hear him, and I know that I have to follow through.

Reviewed on July 12, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Rhoades is complete and covered all my questions especially since I needed special GI to correct a health problem.

Reviewed on July 10, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Rhoades is a very competent, compassionate and knowledgeable doctor. Wish there were more like him.

Reviewed on July 9, 2019 7:00 PM

I went for a ck.-up he is a very good doctor.

Reviewed on June 25, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Rhoades is a very compassionate, accommodating and knowledgeable physician. Very thorough in his examinations.

Reviewed on June 20, 2019 7:00 PM

I feel Dr. Rhoades is an excellent doctor and a very caring person. This was my first appointment although I know him because he cared for my mom. He listened and gave very worthwhile advice.

Reviewed on June 20, 2019 7:00 PM

Services were very good - All involved were polite & thorough.

Reviewed on June 20, 2019 7:00 PM

I have been seeing Dr. Rhoades for years and always enjoy the time spent in his office

Reviewed on June 16, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Rhoades, and everyone worked with him are great!! He always to ______ me before the appropriated time.

Reviewed on June 13, 2019 7:00 PM


Reviewed on June 13, 2019 7:00 PM

He is the best doctor that I know.

Reviewed on June 12, 2019 7:00 PM

My visitations with Dr. Rhoades is always reassuring to me I know I can rely on the doc to watch out for my well-being and there is comfort within, with his decisions thank you.

Reviewed on June 3, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Rhoades is the BEST doctor I have ever had and other doctors I have at LGH are also superior.

Reviewed on May 20, 2019 7:00 PM

Wonderful doctor and staff. Professional, attentive, compassionate, listened well.

Reviewed on May 1, 2019 7:00 PM

I was pleased and satisfied with the visit. I am very fortunate to have Dr. William Rhoades as my dr. He is very qualified, kind and attentive.

Reviewed on April 29, 2019 7:00 PM

As usual, very encouraged that things would be fine after a weird accident! All is well.

Reviewed on April 24, 2019 7:00 PM

Very pleased with doctor.

Reviewed on April 21, 2019 7:00 PM

Excellent, do not get any better. Wish all health care professionals were as thoughtful as Dr. Rhoades. A_____ _____

Reviewed on April 11, 2019 7:00 PM

I could not overstate how grateful I am for the care received from my entire medical team. Dr. Rhoades is the best of the best.

Reviewed on March 26, 2019 7:00 PM

On the weekend I called my providers office & got the answering service. I gave them my information & they never did call me back. They NEVER did.

Reviewed on March 24, 2019 7:00 PM

Known Dr. Rhoades many years. Always kind & caring.

Reviewed on March 24, 2019 7:00 PM

I am happy with my health provider.

Reviewed on March 7, 2019 6:00 PM

Always great.

Reviewed on February 25, 2019 6:00 PM

Everything was good. Very short wait and I really like my doctor.

Reviewed on February 24, 2019 6:00 PM

Very relaxing and helpful.

Reviewed on February 24, 2019 6:00 PM

Always kind, patient and friendly - Helpful good understanding.

Reviewed on February 13, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Rhoades is so professional, so caring and compassionate, and he listens so carefully to my concerns. he is a blessing--and there is no doctor like him.I am blessed and thankful to have him as my doctor. he is the best ever.!!!!

Reviewed on January 29, 2019 6:00 PM

At this visit - the upmost consideration 7 attention was provided for me. Due to my husband death in October 2018. The staff and nurses & care personnel have always been the most caring & helpful to me.

Reviewed on December 20, 2018 6:00 PM

We think Dr. Rhoades is the best.

Reviewed on December 12, 2018 6:00 PM

The "MyAdvocate" portal is not very good or easily used - I hope the new portal will be better.

Reviewed on November 26, 2018 6:00 PM

As always -EXCELLENT

Reviewed on October 31, 2018 7:00 PM

I am very pleased with the care I received. During our visit, and the phone calls. It is a very secure feeling to be treated by Dr. Rhoades. His knowledge, care and directions and concern are outstanding. His assistants are also very good. They respond quickly and are informative & kind.

Reviewed on October 24, 2018 7:00 PM

It is always a pleasure to see Dr. Rhoades. He is very congenial, courteous, and takes his time to make sure all reasons for the visit are covered, my questions answered, etc. He is an EXCELLENT & CARING geriatrician!

Reviewed on October 23, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Rhoades is ALWAYS the best possible doctor around. He is professional, compassionate, he treats you as a person - not a body to be treated. I feel comfortable telling him anything that is on my mind or concerning me.

Reviewed on September 13, 2018 7:00 PM

Always gives you undivided attention, is totally interested in your complaints for your health. A very good doctor never has a problem knowing what you're talking about. His diagnosis has always been correct. I would recommend him & have to friends & family.

Reviewed on September 13, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Rhodes is the best doctor - I'm privileged to have him as my doctor!

Reviewed on September 13, 2018 7:00 PM

I would be lost without this provider I know I can always count on Dr. Rhoades (also his staff) his kindness - his knowledge & him knowing my history & temperament. Even if I am dealing with a difficult challenge Dr. Rhoades opinion always makes me feel safe & secure on how to deal with it - directing my actions. Thank you.

Reviewed on September 5, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Rhoades came highly recommended from someone in the medical profession my experience with Dr. Rhoades has been excellent - I absolutely would recommend him.

Reviewed on August 30, 2018 7:00 PM

My experience was positive. This physician understands that I am reasonably well informed about my medical problems and that I am able to discuss any concerns I might have. Overall I am in good health and usually only need my prescriptions refilled and blood tests which have so far not indicated any health issues.

Reviewed on August 5, 2018 7:00 PM

Always very good

Reviewed on August 3, 2018 7:00 PM


Reviewed on July 26, 2018 7:00 PM

Our visit was very informative, all is wonderful and comforting finding to know that we are being well cared for by an experience, bright nurturing and well respected dr.

Reviewed on July 26, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Wm. Rhoades is the best doctor I have ever had!

Reviewed on July 25, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Rhoades' team went over my health records & checking & asking good questions to insure my records were updated & gave Dr. Rhoades insight.

Reviewed on July 18, 2018 7:00 PM

Very thorough and explains things very well. Very accommodating.

Reviewed on July 5, 2018 7:00 PM

As usual, very encouraged. he has a wonderful way with his patients.

Reviewed on June 26, 2018 7:00 PM

very good

Reviewed on June 24, 2018 7:00 PM

Somewhat caring.

Reviewed on June 21, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Rhodes is a very caring doctor!

Reviewed on May 31, 2018 7:00 PM


Reviewed on May 14, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Rhoades is a very good doctor, always listens & very nice person to have as my primary doctor. Never would want to change. Been with him a long time & always feel fine to talk to him about anything.

Reviewed on April 30, 2018 7:00 PM

Very pleased with Dr. Rhoads - gave of his time & knowledge.

Reviewed on April 25, 2018 7:00 PM

This provider takes his time with me, explains my questions in lay language & is very accommodating in every way.

Reviewed on April 23, 2018 7:00 PM

I always have a good visit when I see Dr. Rhoades. He listens carefully, answers all my questions and addresses my concerns. He is truly the best doctor I have ever had.!!!

Reviewed on April 22, 2018 7:00 PM


Reviewed on April 8, 2018 7:00 PM

As ALWAYS, Dr. Rhoades LISTENS and does not dodge questions - also explained facets of subject.

Reviewed on April 4, 2018 7:00 PM

I have gone to Dr. Rhoades for a number of years. He has always been fair, caring.

Reviewed on April 4, 2018 7:00 PM

I DO NOT APPRECIATE THAT Advocate has gotten so large that when I really needed a medical answer I was switched to a satelite office somewhere else for what turned out to be a totally useless answer. (Over 1 yr. ago) this resulted in a delay for a serious medical condition which was resolved by a subsequent operation.

Reviewed on April 4, 2018 7:00 PM

Very satisfactory. GOOD.

Reviewed on March 6, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Rhoades is a wonderful kind doctor!

Reviewed on February 28, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Rhoades has been my doctor for several years

Reviewed on February 26, 2018 6:00 PM

He is the best.

Reviewed on February 19, 2018 6:00 PM

As always - GOOD!

Reviewed on January 25, 2018 6:00 PM

All was very good. A very professional professional.

Reviewed on January 5, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr Rhoades Is wonderful

Reviewed on December 30, 2017 6:00 PM

My mother is 95 years old; Dr. Rhoades has been her primary care doctor for a long time and is very familiar with her medical history. He is always very professional and respectful with her, but also has a friendly demeanor. He has a way of getting her to do what is best for her health, even if she won't listen to her family!!

Reviewed on December 22, 2017 6:00 PM

Good experience.

Reviewed on December 20, 2017 6:00 PM

This was my first visit with Dr. Rhoades, I am transferring from my previous Doctor of many years. Dr. Rhoades took excellent care of my elderly mother and now takes care of my sister and brother-in-law.

Reviewed on December 18, 2017 6:00 PM

Dr. Roades is always very thorough, informative, and caring!

Reviewed on December 5, 2017 6:00 PM

It was a good visit but I don't feel we get a full explanation of what to expect.

Reviewed on December 5, 2017 6:00 PM

A very satisfying experience.

Reviewed on November 30, 2017 6:00 PM

Best doctor ever. Both parents have known him for years. Always professional, thorough, friendly, sympathetic to the aged. Easy to communicate with. Always excellent care.

Reviewed on November 28, 2017 6:00 PM

Very good.

Reviewed on November 18, 2017 6:00 PM

We were at an ____ with X's care. Dr. Rhoades put us back on track. He was so calm and empathetic to both Janet and her family. He spoke to her with respect. What a rare and wonderful experience.

Reviewed on November 18, 2017 6:00 PM

Feel very at ease w/Dr. Rhoades & his staff.

Reviewed on November 16, 2017 6:00 PM

attentive and supportive

Reviewed on October 30, 2017 7:00 PM

I have been seeing Dr. Rhoades for years and really like him as my primary care provider

Reviewed on October 30, 2017 7:00 PM

Always excellent.

Reviewed on October 15, 2017 7:00 PM

It was a very good visit.

Reviewed on September 27, 2017 7:00 PM

Dr. Rhoades is always caring, thorough, and explains every concern that I have. I would recommend him to anyone and already have done so. He looks at the total person and truly cares.

Reviewed on September 25, 2017 7:00 PM

Quick & very good.

Reviewed on September 19, 2017 7:00 PM

What sets this provider apart from others (primary care or specialists) is his willingness to thoroughly LISTEN and ADVISE on my concerns. His knowledge is beyond expectations. Patient to complete the diagnosis and understanding (_____) of his process and methodology.

Reviewed on September 5, 2017 7:00 PM

This was my 6-month well checkup with Provider/Primary Care Physician. As usual, he was thorough; his manner was very cordial/warm. He did the standard heart & lung stethoscope exam, inquired if I had any questions or concerns about my current health status, shared all my blood work lab results with me. He is very easy to talk to and always answers any questions I may have.

Reviewed on September 1, 2017 7:00 PM

Have always had excellent experience _____ this provider.

Reviewed on August 31, 2017 7:00 PM

I have four doctors in my family structure - Dr. Rhoades is a highly rated. The best. He also teaching in medical school.

Reviewed on August 31, 2017 7:00 PM

Dr. Rhoades spent a good deal of time with us and answered all our questions.

Reviewed on August 28, 2017 7:00 PM

I had blood work drawn after the appointment that is very easy to have all at once. Dr Rhoades called as soon as the results were back to report the results.

Reviewed on August 27, 2017 7:00 PM

This provider and his assistant are very cordial and he's a pleasure to visit with every 3 month. And even if I need his help at other times.

Reviewed on August 22, 2017 7:00 PM

I don't know too much about him but it seem a nice doctor. I like him very much.

Reviewed on August 17, 2017 7:00 PM

I have a hx nursing acute pts. I question everything and I can evaluate response Dr. Rhodes goes way beyond drs I have _____ - or observed.

Reviewed on July 27, 2017 7:00 PM

I had some medical issues to discuss with Dr. Rhoades. He listened and TOOK TIME to EXPLAIN TO ME that the issues that I presented were not serious issues to worry about.

Reviewed on July 27, 2017 7:00 PM


Reviewed on July 25, 2017 7:00 PM

ALWAYS excellent care and helpful explanations.

Reviewed on July 18, 2017 7:00 PM

Dr. Rhoades is by far the best of all the doctors I have encountered @ Advocate ever!!!

Reviewed on June 26, 2017 7:00 PM

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Clinical Interests

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Frail Elderly
  • Gait Disorders (Walking)
  • Hospice / Palliative Care


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  • AAH Select – Team Member Plan
  • 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
  • Health Alliance HMO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • 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
  • Humana Medicaid Managed Care Plan
  • Humana National EPO
  • Humana National HMO
  • Humana National POS - Open Access
  • Humana National PPO
  • Humana POS
  • Humana PPO
  • Humana PPO - Advocate Associate Medical Plan
  • LLH Adventist Silver PPO 3000
  • LLH Family Health Network Silver PPO 3100
  • LLH Swedish Covenant Silver PPO
  • Meridian
  • Meritain Health PPO
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • NALC (Natl Assn of Letter Carriers) Health Benefit
  • PHCS Savility PPO
  • Preferred Network Access PPO
  • Three Rivers Provider Network PPO
  • Tricare POS
  • Tricare PPO
  • UFCW Local 1546 Health and Welfare Fund (UMC)
  • UHC / AARP MedicareComplete (Secure Horizons) HMO
  • UHC / AARP MedicareComplete Focus HMO
  • Union Medical Care PPO
  • United Healthcare Charter
  • United Healthcare Choice HMO
  • United Healthcare Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare Compass HMO
  • United Healthcare Group Medicare Advantage PPO
  • United Healthcare Medicare Solutions PPO
  • 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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