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Alethea Appavu, DO

4.8
RUSH University Medical Group
Clinical Area:
Physical Rehabilitation Services
Specialty: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Languages:
English

Locations & Appointments

Primary location
RUSH Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
RUSH Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
1520 W Harrison St
Joan and Paul Rubschlager Building
7th Floor
Chicago, IL, 60607

(312) 942-8905
(312) 942-2384
Directions
RUSH Oak Park Multispecialty Clinic
RUSH Oak Park Multispecialty Clinic
610 S Maple Ave
Rush Medical Office Building
Suite 5500
Oak Park, IL, 60304

Credentials

Education and Training

Rush University Medical Center - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Nova Southeastern University

Academics & Publications

In addition to providing patient care, many of our clinicians have faculty appointments at RUSH University and perform clinical, basic science and community-based research. Our education and research endeavors are dedicated to enhancing excellence in patient care — now and in the future.

Assistant Professor

Insurance

Aetna
Aetna Better Health-Medicaid
Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
Aetna PPO Exchange
Affiliated Physician Group
Ambetter of Illinois
Beech Street
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Chicago Health System(MacNeal Health Provider) Com
Chicago Health System(MacNeal Health Provider) Gov
Cigna
Cigna HMO One Health
Cigna Medicare Advantage
Community Healthcare Partners, LLC
CorVel
CountyCare
Coventry
Devoted Health
Dolton Medical Clinic
Dreyer Medical Clinic
Dupage Medical Group
ElmCare, LLC
Essential Health Partners
Fox Valley Medicine, Ltd.
Great-West Healthcare
Health Care's Finest Network (HFN)
Hinsdale Physician Group
Humana
Humana Medicare Advantage
Humana Medicare-Medicaid Alignment Initiative
Ingalls Provider Group
Little Company of Mary Health Providers
Mercy Physician Association (Inactive)
Meridian Complete (MMAI)
Meridian Health Plan
Molina Dual Options
Molina Healthcare of Illinois
Molina Healthcare of Illinois, Inc Marketplace
MultiPlan
NorthShore Physician Associates, Inc
Northwest Community Health Partners
Northwest Suburban IPA
Physician Care Network
Preferred Plan (Healthsmart)
Progress Health
Pronger-Smith Medical Care
Silver Cross Managed Care Organization
Specialty Physicians of Illinois
Swedish Covenant Physician Partners
USA Managed Care Organization
Union Health Services
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
University of Illinois at Chicago
WellCare Medicare Advantage
Zing Health

Accepted insurance plans are subject to change without notice. Please contact your insurance company to verify that the location or provider you plan to visit is included in your network before your visit. If you schedule an appointment and your provider is not in network with your insurance, your out of pocket liability may be higher than expected.

Ratings and Reviews

Overall
4.8
Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition
4.8
Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care
4.8
Likelihood of your recommending this care provider to others
4.8
Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (risks, benefits, etc.)
4.8
Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries
4.8
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - May 2024
Dr. Appavu is always incredibly courteous, knowledgeable and professional. Could not say enough good things about her!
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Apr 2024
Awesome Doctor
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Apr 2024
Doctor provided information about my concerns and my condition.
4.8
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Mar 2024
Provider suggested professionaland OTC options.
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Dec 2023
This was my first visit with Dr. Appavu. She listened to my pain complaints and was able to provide me with an explanation that I could understand as to what is causing my pain and what is needed in order to relief it. She recommended PT for pain relief that should cover strengthening for muscles from the lower back and IT bands. I would RECOMMEND her to anyone experiencing pain.
4.2
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Nov 2023
Very nice place
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Oct 2023
Very good
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Aug 2023
First doctor in eight years that explained what was causing my pain and a treatment plan that was not just physical therapy. I was very impressed.
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Aug 2023
Very informative and cared about finding the best road to recovery with treatment plan
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Jul 2023
Dr Appavu is Awesome!!! Passionate and deeply caring. Great listener. Wish more doctors were like her.
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Jun 2023
Dr Appavu is a delight. She's helped me a lot.