James Gruft, MD, FAAPRM, DABP

Pain Specialist & Medical Director located in Oakbrook Terrace, IL


About Dr. Gruft

James Gruft, MD, FAAPMR, DABPM is a pain management specialist and the founder of From Pain To Wellness LLC, in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois. Dr. Gruft is board-certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM & R) and Pain Medicine (DABPM). He has been voted "Best Doctor" since 2002 in a nationwide survey of physicians. Dr. Gruft is known by physicians throughout the country as "one of the premier pain specialists practicing today."

Dr. Gruft received his medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine. He was the medical director of one of the oldest pain management programs in Chicago for more than 14 years before establishing his pain-management practice From Pain To Wellness LLC. Dr. Gruft is a fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, a diplomat of the American Board of Pain Medicine, and a member of the following medical organizations

  • The American Congress of Rehabilitation
  • The Illinois Society of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • The American Pain Society
  • The Midwest Pain Society
  • The American Academy of Pain Management
  • The American Academy of Pain Medicine

In his practice, Dr. Gruft uses a hands-on, integrative care system that he developed to expand the (primarily physical) focus on one's pain. His novel approach thoroughly explores the components needed to effectively address and treat a patient's suffering – both the physical and emotional elements.

Insurance Information

From Pain to Wellness accepts most major insurance plans. For questions about your coverage, please call the office 630-627-7500

AARP Medicare Supplement Plan United Health
Aetna Medicare
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield Anthem
Mutual of Omaha
United Healthcare