Arnold Berns, MD

2277 W. Howard St.
Chicago, Illinois 60645

Arnold S. Berns, MD


Arnold S. Berns MD

2277 W. Howard St.
Chicago, Illinois 60645
Fax: 773.508.0074

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About Me

Dr. Berns' practice focuses on patients with chronic kidney disease, end stage kidney disease on dialysis, kidney stones and severe hypertension resistant to treatment. His practice philosophy emphasizes preventive measures for all types of kidney disease. He is director of nephrology at Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston, clinical professor of medicine at the University of Illinois in Chicago, and is president and managing partner of Lakeside Nephrology, a single specialty group practice in Metropolitan Chicago. Dr. Berns is medical director of Fresenius Medical Care Rogers Park Dialysis Facility and is a member on the Board of Advisors of the American Society of Nephrology. He is a member of the Nephrology Board of the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is past chairman of "Renal Weekend" sponsored by the American Society of Nephrology, which is an annual meeting held in Chicago each Spring.

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Residency Northwestern Memorial Hospital - Northwestern University McGaw Medical Center, Chicago
  • Medical School Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago
  • Fellowship University of Colorado Hospital/Anschutz Medical Center - University of Colorado Health Sciences Center College of Medic
  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine
  • AMITA Health Saint Francis Hospital Evanston
Medical Interests
  • Care of Geriatric Patients
  • Dialysis
  • Hypertension
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Problems
  • Kidney Stones
Office Number773.508.0110

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Insurance Types Accepted

  • Ascension Health Medicare
  • Beech Street/Capp Care PPO
  • Blue Choice PPO – Unite Here Health
  • Blue Cross Community Family Health/Medicaid
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield HMO
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield Medicare Advantage
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield PPO
  • Bright Health Medicare HMO
  • Cigna Connect
  • Cigna Health Spring - HMO
  • Cigna Health Spring - HMO Medicare
  • Cigna Health Spring - PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Clear Springs Health - Medicare HMO
  • Healthlink HMO - (State of IL)
  • Healthlink PPO
  • Humana EPO
  • Humana Gold Plus
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage
  • Humana POS
  • Humana PPO
  • Imagine Health EPO
  • Medicare
  • Meridian (Medicaid)
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Preferred Plan PPO
  • Smart Health
  • Unicare HMO
  • Unicare POS
  • Unicare PPO
  • United Healthcare Here Health - EPO


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Our Story

Our Story

AMITA Health is a faith based health system created by Adventist Midwest Health and Alexian Brothers Health System. AMITA Health is focused on delivering the most efficient, highest-quality, faith-based care possible. We are a new health system that integrates our founding organizations' nine hospitals and an extensive physician provider network of more than 3,000 physicians. 

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Clinical Research

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