Heron E. Rodriguez, MD

Heron E. Rodriguez, MD

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Primary Specialty

Vascular Surgery

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, Universidad Popular Autonoma del Estado de Puebla - 1995
Residency:
AMITA Health/St Joseph Hospital (Chicago) - 2001
Fellowships:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2002

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery - Surgery (Certified)
  • American Board of Surgery - Vascular Surgery (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Alignment Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

310 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

92 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

92 Reviews

August 28, 2023

5.0

Dr. Heron, is very nice an D let be know what to aspect before my surgery and after he also listens to what I have to say.

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August 17, 2023

5.0

Good listener and through explanation of condition.

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August 08, 2023

5.0

Answered all questions. Explained situation well. Compassionate. Listened to my concerns. Considered my feelings.

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August 07, 2023

5.0

Explained everything

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August 07, 2023

5.0

Excellent surgeon and md made me feel as if I was the only patient he had he’s a wonderful md he has a concern an caring spirit

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August 07, 2023

5.0

Because Dr Rodriguez is an excellent surgeon and his team provide excellent assistance

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July 29, 2023

5.0

Absolutely I'd recommend Dr Rodriguez and I already have

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July 28, 2023

5.0

Speaks Spanish. Very comforting and pleasant

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July 27, 2023

5.0

He was very straightforward and answered questions clearly & helped me to make an informed decision about my care.

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July 24, 2023

5.0

I have felt very comfortable with them.

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July 18, 2023

4.0

I have just met him once so I cannot evaluate on long term care

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July 17, 2023

5.0

Very thoughtful and patient explaining my situation!

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July 10, 2023

5.0

Same as above, I like and completely trust his care.

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July 06, 2023

5.0

He is the best

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July 03, 2023

5.0

I trust Dr Rodriguez he's a fabulous surgeon

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July 03, 2023

5.0

his honesty with me always and always talk to me that i completely understand he's top notch

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June 27, 2023

5.0

Personable but seems to be Rushed!

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June 19, 2023

5.0

My experience is he is a good surgeon

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June 19, 2023

5.0

He's a very good doctor and he really listens to you he's a very good doctor he really listens to you

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June 18, 2023

5.0

That doctor, Dr Rodriguez! He’s wonderful, he and Lauren [ ]. I’ve said it before in the last survey, he listens to me not only with his ears, but also with his heart. He assured me that the worst of my situation isn’t the end of the world and guided my wife and I on potential of situation. My wife was still uneasy but he listened to what she had to say and we moved forward together. I can’t say more other than we hit the jackpot with our team of doctors at northwestern.

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June 13, 2023

5.0

He cares about his patients, and he answers all of your questions.

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June 13, 2023

5.0

Decisive, reassuring diagnosis

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June 12, 2023

5.0

Patiently listened to symptoms and explained the basis for diagnosis.

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June 06, 2023

5.0

He is very explanatory.

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June 05, 2023

5.0

It's my pleasure to recommend a fabulous physician to friends

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June 05, 2023

5.0

Has shown nothing but understanding of my medical needs

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June 03, 2023

5.0

The doctor gave me his professional opinion on my DVT. Have some brief questions. He needed to leave for important thing. Told Anna and wait Doctor’s brief call. Thanks!

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June 01, 2023

5.0

Personable, responds to all questions, clarifies concerns and very knowledgeable.

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May 22, 2023

5.0

He has every positive trait you'd like your surgeon to have, besides being very knowledgeable in his field.

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May 22, 2023

5.0

He’s very competent and respectful of my time.

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May 22, 2023

5.0

Same as above, but adding professionalism and responsiveness!

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May 20, 2023

5.0

Great surgeon; informative and a caring presence.

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May 19, 2023

5.0

Like I said prior, he’s is a great doctor. He and his staff wonderful. Paying attention to our concerns and addressing them and not sugar coating anything but yet explaining everything while ensuring all will be ok. I can’t explain further as my husband is their patient but I’m the one with all the questions.

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May 19, 2023

5.0

Dr. Rodriguez and his staff have excellent customer service skills and the care they provide is excellent.

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May 09, 2023

5.0

Very punctual, he even attended us before the appointment

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May 08, 2023

5.0

Doctor Rodriguez is a warm, genuine and talented physician. He makes you feel cared about and demonstrates his concern for your welfare.

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May 08, 2023

5.0

Nice bedside manner, seemed knowledgeable.

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May 08, 2023

5.0

Excellent results, successfully surgery and great explanations.

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May 01, 2023

5.0

He is caring, listens and is determined to help his patients.

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April 29, 2023

5.0

Kind with great bedside manner. Good listener

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April 24, 2023

5.0

Because he cares and try to make u as comfortable as he can

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April 17, 2023

5.0

He really cares about his patients

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April 10, 2023

5.0

He treated me well I take my comment into account

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April 07, 2023

5.0

Good doctor

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April 03, 2023

5.0

Extremely helpful, knowledgeable and presents choices for treatment clearly.

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March 25, 2023

5.0

Very Talented & Extremely Kind

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March 24, 2023

5.0

Dr. Rodriguez seems caring, efficient, and competent. I appreciate his help and encouragement.

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March 24, 2023

5.0

Extremely professional...attentive...patient and has a wonderful sense of humor!

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March 11, 2023

5.0

He put me at ease.

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March 10, 2023

5.0

He’s very compassionate about his patients and their care.

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March 06, 2023

5.0

He took the time to explain everything to me. Very caring and concerned with my medical situation.

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February 20, 2023

5.0

I would recommend Dr. Rodriguez but we didn’t have that much time together.

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February 20, 2023

5.0

Staff very thorough

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February 14, 2023

5.0

Very comfortable with Dr Rodriguez, he tries other options, before doing last resort

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February 13, 2023

5.0

Thoroughness, professionalism, friendliness, clarity about how to live optimally with my issue

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February 13, 2023

5.0

Excellent care

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February 12, 2023

5.0

He is by far the best in his field

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February 10, 2023

5.0

I like how explanatory he was & how he answered all my questions.

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February 06, 2023

5.0

Dr. Rodriguez saved my life.💕

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February 06, 2023

5.0

He is so helpfull

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January 31, 2023

5.0

Caring, excellent surgeon, listens to patient input.

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January 30, 2023

5.0

HE IS A COMPASSIONATE DOCTOR

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January 27, 2023

5.0

Very thorough, patiently responds to questions and has a kind demeanor.

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January 17, 2023

5.0

Very well explained the underlying condition, symptoms.

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January 12, 2023

5.0

very satisfied with care

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January 03, 2023

4.0

somewhat curt

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December 15, 2022

5.0

He was so caring, and had excellent advice. I am sorry I don’t live here so I could be treated by him again.

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December 05, 2022

5.0

Wonderful doctor. Very through

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December 05, 2022

5.0

Dr. Rodriguez was able to briefly summarize his recommendation and took the time to answer my questions.

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November 27, 2022

5.0

Very concerned about his patients!

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November 21, 2022

5.0

Dr Rodriguez saved my foot! He’s a great doctor. He is thorough, caring and super smart. I’m lucky that he was my doctor during this very stressful ordeal.

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November 21, 2022

5.0

Excellent patient care.

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November 21, 2022

5.0

Incredibly human.

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November 14, 2022

5.0

He saved my life twice in 70 days.

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November 14, 2022

5.0

He clearly explained all the options to my wife and I.

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November 12, 2022

5.0

He is an excellent surgeon, and he's a very nice person,

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November 07, 2022

5.0

Doctor provided clear information

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November 04, 2022

5.0

Quick and patient

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November 03, 2022

5.0

Friendly, knowledgeable and gets to the point. Takes the time to answer my many questions. I like Dr. Rodriguez.

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October 29, 2022

5.0

Dr Rodriguez was very kind and informative. Hewent out of his way to answer my questions.

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October 28, 2022

3.0

Nice enough but just too busy!!

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October 27, 2022

5.0

Dr was straight forward but compassionate. Very nice

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October 25, 2022

5.0

Incredibly knowledgeable, very astute, very empathetic.

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October 24, 2022

5.0

Well Qualified & Experienced

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October 24, 2022

5.0

Knowledgeable

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October 10, 2022

5.0

He was great.

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October 03, 2022

5.0

The best of the best. Staff and doctor

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September 30, 2022

5.0

He does an excellent job. My only complaint against him is that I think he may be overworked.

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September 29, 2022

5.0

Very professional & knowledgeable & courteous.

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September 26, 2022

5.0

He’s amazing!!! Great with people, my concerns and looking beyond just my condition.

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September 23, 2022

5.0

Dr. Heron has impressed me with his knowledge and personal care for me.

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September 12, 2022

5.0

Very thorough and nice personality

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