Darcy Majka, MD


209 Ratings
Practices In: Westmont
Patients Seen: Adults

My goal is to offer high qual­i­ty up-to-date care for rheuma­to­log­ic dis­eases. I think it is impor­tant to lis­ten to my patients and work with them to choose the most ben­e­fi­cial treat­ment plan.

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Board Certifications
Awards & Accolades
Chicago Magazine, Top Doctors 2022
Chicago Magazine, Top Doctors 2021
Regional Top Doctor 2016
Top Doctor 2015
Outstanding Teaching Award on Subspecialty Rotation of Junior Medicine Clerkship 2014
Regional Top Doctor 2014
Northwestern University Excellence in Teaching Award 2009
American College of Rheumatology/Arthritis Foundation Physician Scientist Development Award 2002
Clinical Interests

Rheuma­toid arthri­tis, pso­ri­at­ic arthri­tis, anky­los­ing spondyli­tis, gout, myosi­tis, lupus, Sjo­gren’s syn­drome, polymyal­gia rheumat­i­ca, car­dio­vas­cu­lar dis­ease in rheuma­toid arthri­tis, osteo­poro­sis, and oth­er rheuma­to­log­ic autoim­mune diseases

Personal Interests

Ten­nis, exer­cis­ing, cook­ing, spend­ing time with family.

American College of Rheumatology
Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital
3815 Highland Avenue Downers Grove, Illinois 60515 630-275-2700 Get Directions
Edward Hospital
801 S. Washington St. Naperville, Illinois 60540 630-527-3000 Get Directions
Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital
25 North Winfield Road Winfield, Illinois 60190 630-933-1600 Get Directions
University of Nebraska Medical Center Graduation Date: 1997 Degree: MD
University of Illinois at Chicago Resident in Internal Medicine
University of Colorado Rheumatology
University of Colorado Rheumatology
Provider’s Publications
Can we accurately predict the development of rheumatoid arthritis in the pre-clinical phase?
October 2003
Radiation Exposures in the Rheumatology Practice
March 2005
Cigarette smoking and the risk of systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis
May 2006
Is calcium and vitamin D supplementation overrated?
July 2006
Response to Levin Letter
January 2007
Is preclinical autoimmunity benign?
September 2014
Antibodies against cyclic citrullinated peptide (CCP) are associated with HLA-DR4 in juvenile polyarticular rheumatoid arthritis
January 2005
Cigarette smoking is associated with rheumatoid factor seropositivity in a population without rheumatoid arthritis
January 2004
Anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide (CCP) antibodies are associated with HLA-DR4 and disease severity in simplex and multiplex juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
January 2005
Rheumatoid factor seropositivity is inversely associated with oral contraceptive use in women without rheumatoid arthritis
July 2006
The Duration of Pre-Clinical Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Autoantibody Positivity Increases in Subjects with Older Age at Time of Disease Diagnosis
January 2005
Probable RA as defined by the Connective Tissue Disease Screening Questionnaire is associated with rheumatoid factor in a population at-risk for RA that is enriched for DR4 and/or first-degree relative status
January 2006
Specific cytokine and chemokine increases precede the appearance of anti-cyclic citrullinated protein (anti-CCP) antibodies and reumatoid factor (RF) in the pre-clinical period of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) development
January 2016
Physical activity and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
January 2009
Antiphospholipid antibodies and sub-clinical atherosclerosis in the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) cohort
October 2013
Ethnicity and gender differences in the prevalence of rheumatic disease associated autoantibodies: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
January 2009
Autoantibodies are associated with subclinical atherosclerosis and cardiovascular endpoints in Caucasian and African American women in a prospective study: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
November 2012
Serum rheumatoid factor and anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibody are associated with subclinical interstitial lung disease in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA): A population-based study
September 2015
Prevalence of unassessed and uncontrolled cardiovascular disease risk factors among rheumatoid arthritis patients in an academic rheumatology practice
September 2015


Ankylosing Spondylitis, Dermatomyositis, Gout, Lupus, Osteoporosis, Polymyositis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Sjogren’s Syndrome, Vasculitis


Ratings Category

The Patient Satisfaction Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

Patient Satisfaction Rating

209 Ratings

Provider discussed treatment options

204 Ratings

Provider showed concern

208 Ratings

Provider explained things clearly

208 Ratings

Provider included you in decisions

206 Ratings

Likelihood of recommending this provider

208 Ratings


Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.
"I am very pleased with the care and concern the doctor exhibited"
Sep. 20, 2023
"Dr. Majka is a tremendous asset to Duly"
Sep. 20, 2023
"*Dr. Majka is a very good & caring doctor."
Sep. 15, 2023
"Dr Majka is always worth the wait. When she is with you, she is fully with you; not rushing you and fully paying attention to you. She listens. Great doctor."
Aug. 26, 2023
"Listened, attention to detail, comprehensive"
Aug. 22, 2023
". Dr. Majka is THE BEST rheumatologist I have ever seen. It amazes me that she remembers or reads the notes from any prior visits...she asks all the follow up questions...I have recommended her to several people, even sitting in the waiting room and overhearing conversations....I have said they need to switch to her. Dr. Majka is worth her weight in gold."
Aug. 21, 2023
"Service is always very good. This time took a bit longer than usual but unforseen things happen."
Aug. 14, 2023
"I feel very confident and safe under the care Dr Majka and Nancy the nurse. This team is the best!"
Aug. 5, 2023
"The Dr was very thorough and clearly explained my condition made me feel very comfortable gave me good recommendations I ms very happy with the service I received"
Jul. 10, 2023
"Dr. Majka is a very kind and is never in a rush to answer all questions regarding your condition. She also includes you with all plans for treatment."
Jun. 24, 2023
"*Dr. Majka is a very caring. She carefully went through my condition, and options to take care of it."
Jun. 22, 2023
"I waited a long time before Dr. Majka came in - about 40 minutes. I could tell she was harried.but she still gave me her usual great care and attention. She is always worth waiting for!!"
Jun. 19, 2023
"The doctor does not answer my questions - she is busily typing on her pc noting her observations, but not directly answering my questions."
Jun. 19, 2023
"Dr Majka knows how to care for arthritis and help get medicine and therapy for a patient. She does not exhibit much personal care in terms of support/understanding of someone dealing with a daily disease. I will see her again, but am not convinced she is the right doctor for me."
Jun. 12, 2023
"Dr. Majka listens and takes the time to look at my hands and asks questions. I feel well cared for by her."
Jun. 10, 2023
"Have recommended Dr. Majka"
May. 27, 2023
"Dr Majka is the BEST rheumatologist I've ever had. She should be the model to follow for all others coming in to that field."
May. 27, 2023
"Excellent communicator"
May. 15, 2023
"None to speak of ever thing has been on the up and easy to ask questions and get answers from the doctor"
May. 13, 2023
"*Dr. Darcy Majka always performs excellent job."
May. 8, 2023
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