Dr. David Selwyn Sager , MD

Internal Medicine and Rheumatology

(847) 298-8470

Rheumatology Disease Center
150 N River Rd Ste 270
Des Plaines, IL 60016

Overview

David S. Sager, M.D. was born in Chicago and grew up in Highland Park. He attended undergraduate college at Tufts University in Boston, and medical school at the University of Illinois in Chicago. Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine were at the University of Illinois Hospitals in Chicago, and he did his Fellowship in Rheumatology at Parkland, Hospital in Dallas Texas. He studied there with Dr. Morris Ziff who was one of the founders of the specialty of Rheumatology. In Dallas, Dr. Sager was the recipient of an NIH Fellowship grant to do research in Rheumatic Diseases. Dr. Sager is Board Certified in both Internal Medicine as well as his specialty of Rheumatology. Following his fellowship, Dr. Sager reunited with Dr. Ken Crane with whom he had trained at the University of Illinois. Together, Drs. Sager and Crane started the Rheumatic Disease Center in 1978., In 1990 they were joined by Dr. Thomas Palella who until then had been head of the Rheumatology section of the University of Michigan. Dr. Palella while in medical school, had worked as a student with both Dr.s Sager and Crane at the University of Illinois. In 2005, Dr. Sergey Furmanov became the 4th member of the Rheumatic Disease Center. Dr. Furmanov joined us from Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Dr. Sager has served on the Research and Education Committee of the Illinois Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation, and as President of the Chicago Rheumatism Society. He is also a founding fellow of the American College of Rheumatology. He lives with his wife Karen in Highland Park. Dr. Sager has three children, and 4 grandchildren.

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Languages Spoken: English ,Russian , Italian and Polish

Education & Training

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Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
  • Northwest Community Hospital

Specialties: Internal Medicine and Rheumatology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS IL BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS IL PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. Sager's Office Information

Fax: (847) 729-8681
Website: reshealthcare.org
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

Doctor Sager's Other Office Information

Rheumatic Disease Center Physicians Sc
150 N River Rd Ste 270
Des Plaines, IL 60016
(847) 298-8470

Fax:(847) 729-8681
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri9:00 AM-1:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

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