Roger Rodby, MD

Roger Rodby, MD

Nephrology Chicago, IL

Professor, Internal Medicine, Rush Medical College of Rush Univ

Office Address

  • 1426 W Washington Blvd
    Chicago, IL 60607
    Phone: (312) 829-1424
    Fax: (312) 850-8431

Roger Rodby, MD

Nephrology Chicago, IL

Professor, Internal Medicine, Rush Medical College of Rush Univ

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Nephrology: General Nephrology

Education & Medical Training

  • R W Johnson University Hospital
  • Rush University Medical CenterRush University Medical Center
  • University of Illinois College of MedicineUniversity of Illinois College of Medicine
  • UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical SchoolUMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Western Illinois University

Certifications & Licensure

  • IL State Medical LicenseIL State Medical License1985 - 2017
  • American Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine, 1985
  • American Board of Internal MedicineNephrology, 1988

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • America's Top DoctorsCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
  • Chicago Magazine: Top DoctorsCastle Connolly, 2014, 2012
  • Best Doctors1998, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Diabetic nephropathy: Urinary albumin or total protein?  Lemann J, Doumas BT, Sasse EA, Ann Intern Med
  • Management of the systemic lupus erythematosus patient with end-stage renal disease.  Rodby RA, Semin Dial
  • Clinical outcome of three discrete histologic patterns of injury in severe lupus glomerulonephritis.  Schwartz MM, Lan S, Bonsib SM, Gephardt GN, Sharma HM, Am J Kid Dis

Books/Book Chapters

  • Principles and Practice of Dialysis. Chapter: Causes, diagnosis, and treatment of peritoneal membrane failure Page 130 - 147
    Rodby RA, Korbet SM
    Editors: Henrich WL.Williams & Wilkens, Baltimore
  • Quick Reference to Internal Medicine. Chapter: Chapter 85: Acute Renal Failure Page 1105 - 1114
    Rodby RA
    Editors: Bone R.Igaku-Shoin, New York
  • Diagnostic Strategies for Internal Medicine, A Case Based Approach. Chapter: Hyponatremia Page 521 - 531
    Rodby RA
    Editors: Grodzin CJ, Schwartz S, and Bone RC.St. Louis, Mosby


  • Severe encephalopathy following cerebral angiogram in a patient with end-stage renal disease. Yan J, Ramanathan V, Roger A. Rodby, A Dialysis Case Presentation and Discussion
  • A proposed approach to the dialysis prescription in severely hyponatremic patients with end-stage renal disease. Wendland EM, Kaplan AA, Roger A. Rodby, A Dialysis Case Presentation and Discussion
  • Pruritic rash and eosinophilia in a patient receiving peritoneal dialysis. Tapawan K, Chen E, Selk N, Hong E, Virmani S, Balk R, Roger A. Rodby, A Dialysis Case Presentation and Discussion


  • The Clinical Use of Erythropoietin in the Treatment of the Anemia of Chronic Renal Failure. Edgewater Medical Center, Chicago, IL
  • The Clinical Use of Erythropoietin. St. Mary of Nazareth Hospital, Chicago, IL
  • Present State of the Multicenter Trial of ACE Inhibition in Diabetic Nephropathy, Non-enzymatic Protein Glycosylation and Diabetic Complications. Regional Meeting on Diabetic Nephropathy, Grenoble, France

Professional Memberships"

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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