Start with Service

Charles Edwards and Kent Knudson opened their first shop on Dewey Ave. in Evanston only a few short feet from their current location.


Moving to Foster Ave. The Auto Doctor expanded their service and continued to provide quality repairs to a quickly growing customer base in Evanston and the North Shore.

Service and Experience

In 2006 The Auto Doctor expanded once again to the shop on Ashland Ave. in Evanston. With extensive experience Charles and Kent continued to provide the same personal and friendly service that helped their business grow. Employing technicians with expertise and service writers who take time to explain repair options The Auto Doctor provided a full range of service for vehicles large and small. 

The New Crew

In 2021 The Auto Doctor  took over operations from Rolf’s Auto Care at 2015 Dempster Ave. Merging the two business Charles Edwards formed Rolf’s Auto Doctor maintaining the clients and staff from both historical Evanston automotive shops. After years in the industry Kent Knudson retired and the new Rolf’s Auto Doctor was born. With an expanded footprint, dedicated parking lot, and convenient Dempster location the new shop serves Evanston, the North Shore, and beyond with the mechanics and ownership of two long-time family owned business providing you the same service and quality you’ve come to expect.