Russell Petrak M.D.

Russell M. Petrak, M.D.

Specialty: Infectious Disease

Dr. Russell M. Petrak is a board-certified infectious disease specialist practicing in the Chicago area. He is one of the founding members and managing partner of Metro Infectious Disease Consultants.

Office: 901 McClintock Drive, Suite 201, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-0844   |    P: (888) 220-6432  •  F: (630) 654-4253

Dr. Russell M. Petrak is a board-certified infectious disease specialist practicing in the Chicago area.

He is one of the founding members and managing partner of Metro Infectious Disease Consultants, L.L.C. (MIDC), a 100 member fully integrated ID group servicing 100 hospitals and 20 offices. Founded in 1994, MIDC provides comprehensive infectious disease services including inpatient and outpatient consultation, traveler’s immunizations, and outpatient antibiotic therapy throughout Northern Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, and Michigan.

Dr. Petrak was trained at Rush Medical College and completed his internship, residency, and fellowship in infectious disease at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago. His first six years of practice were spent as teaching faculty at a Westside Chicago hospital before being appointed Academic Director of Medicine. As such, he served as program director for several residency programs, and directly supervised the subspecialty departments of internal medicine.

In 1997, he became a member of the Clinical Affairs Committee of IDSA and served as Chairman from 2000-2003. He remains an active member of the IDSA Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy Task Force, and was recently the lead author of an article entitled “The Value of an Infectious Disease Specialist.”

College, Residency & Experience

Rush University Medical Center

Residency, Internal Medicine

Rush University Medical Center

Fellowship, Infectious Disease

Rush Medical College

Medical School

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine

Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine

Certified in Infectious Disease

Amita Health Adventist La Grange Medical Center

La Grange, IL

Amita Health Adventist Medical Center-Hinsdale

Hinsdale, IL

Elmhurst Hospital

Elmhurst, IL

Holy Cross Hospital-Chicago

Chicago, IL

Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers

Evergreen Park, IL

MetroSouth Medical Center

Blue Island, IL

Amita Health Adventist Medical Center GlenOaks

Glendale Heights, IL

Franciscan Health Olympia Fields

Olympia Fields, IL

Common carriers are listed below. Check with your insurance carrier about coverage for specialized care or treatment. Or call 877-IVDOC to speak to an MIDC representative.

Aetna Choice POS II

Aetna HMO

Anthem Blue Access PPO

Anthem Blue Preferred HMO

BCBS Blue Card PPO

BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select

BCBS Illinois PPO

CIGNA HMO

CIGNA Open Access

CIGNA PPO

Cofinity PPO

Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum

Coventry Missouri – HMO/POS

First Health PPO

Great West PPO

Health Alliance PPO

HealthLink PPO

Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO

Multiplan PHCS PPO

Multiplan PPO

Sagamore Health Plus

United Healthcare – Direct Choice Plus POS

United Healthcare – Direct Options PPO

Wellmark Alliance Select

Outpatient antibiotic therapy in long-term care facilities.

Petrak, R. M.

Findings of the 1998 Infectious Diseases Society of America membership survey.

Slama, T. G., Sexton, D. J., Ingram, C. W., Petrak, R. M., Joseph, W. P.

Primary care of patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus.

Sexton, D. J., Band, J., Berman, S., Bradley, J., Dalovisio, J. R., Ingram, C., Joseph, W. P., Petrak, R. M., Slama, T. G., Wade, B. H.

2018 Infectious Diseases Society of America Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy.

Norris, A. H., Shrestha, N. K., Allison, G. M., Keller, S. C., Bhavan, K. P., Zurlo, J. J., Hersh, A. L., Gorski, L. A., Bosso, J. A., Rathore, M. H., Arrieta, A., Petrak, R. M., Shah, A., Brown, R. B., Knight, S. L., Umscheid, C. A.

2018 Infectious Diseases Society of America Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy.

Norris, A. H., Shrestha, N. K., Allison, G. M., Keller, S. C., Bhavan, K. P., Zurlo, J. J., Hersh, A. L., Gorski, L. A., Bosso, J. A., Rathore, M. H., Arrieta, A., Petrak, R. M., Shah, A., Brown, R. B., Knight, S. L., Umscheid, C. A.

Value and Clinical Impact of an Infectious Disease-Supervised Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy Program.

Petrak, R. M., Skorodin, N. C., Fliegelman, R. M., Hines, D. W., Chundi, V. V., Harting, B. P.

Business aspects of infectious diseases.

Tenenbaum, M. J., Petrak, R. M.