Dr. Benjamin S. Frank

Dr. Benjamin S. Frank, M.D., South Barrington, IL
Internist, Rheumatologist
Contact Information:

Hashemi Medical Group
4 Executive Court
Suite 3
South Barrington, IL

847-756-4500 (office)
847-756-4501 (fax)

Formerly Attending Rheumatologist at:

Centegra Primary Care

360 Station Drive
Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Previously on staff at:

Northern Illinois

Medical Center
McHenry, IL

Memorial Medical Center

Woodstock, IL

Dr. Benjamin S. Frank is a rheumatologist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of arthritis and other diseases of the joints, muscles and bones. He often takes on the hard cases that puzzle other doctors. 

  •  Rheumatoid arthritis
  •  Osteoarthritis
  •  Psoriatic arthritis
  •  Gout
  •  Lupus
  •  Bursitis
  •  Scleroderma


2003   American Board of Internal Medicine – Rheumatology

2000      American Board of Internal Medicine

1999   National Board of Medical Examiners


2000-2002          Fellowship in Rheumatology, Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center,


1997-2000           Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine, Lutheran General Hospital,

                       Park Ridge IL


1993-1997       University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine      M.D., June 1997

1991-1993       Loyola University of Chicago, pre-medical Post-        non-degree program

                        Baccalaureate Program

1979-1983       Carleton College, major: Sociology/Anthropology       B.A., June 1983


2001-present     American College of Rheumatology, fellow member

2000-2004         Physicians for Responsible Negotiation, sustaining member

1997-present     University of Chicago, Medical and Biological Sciences Alumni Senate

                          Class of 1997 representative

1987-present     American Taekwondo Association, Instructor,

                           2nd Degree Black Belt (inactive)

1999-2000         Lutheran General Hospital Graduate Medical Education Committee,

                          housestaff representative

1998-2000         Lutheran General Hospital Bioethics Committee,

                          housestaff representative

1995-1997         University of Chicago, Bioethics Interest Group, charter member

1993-1997         University of Chicago, Dean’s Council

1996                  University of Chicago, 3rd Year Clinical Guide, editor,

                          internal medicine section


2003     McHenry County Senior Citizens, McHenry IL. “What is Rheumatology?”


2003     McHenry County College, Crystal Lake IL. “Osteoporosis and You”


2003     Del Webb Sun City, Huntley IL. “The Aging Skeleton”


2003     Northwest Community Herald. “Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis: Similar Names,

             Different Problems”


2001     Rush College of Nursing. Graduate education. “Introduction to Rheumatoid Arthritis

             and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus”


2000, 2001  Rush College of Medicine. Physical diagnosis. “The Musculo-Skeletal Exam”


2000     Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center. Employee Wellness.

             “Everything You Need to Know About Arthritis”


1997     University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.  Advanced physical diagnosis.

             Teaching assistant

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