Heron E. Rodriguez, MD

Heron E. Rodriguez, MD

4.8 
335 ratings  Read Reviews
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Primary Specialty

Vascular Surgery

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Accepting New Patients

Practice Focus Areas

  • Angioplasty And Stents
  • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Carotid Stents
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease
  • Venous Disease
  • Wound Care

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

4.8
4.8 

335 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 28, 2022

5.0

Very personal and nice DR listen to me and answer my questions

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March 15, 2022

5.0

The best performance and personalized clinical service that a patient could want or need.

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March 14, 2022

5.0

Skills BBC and knowledge

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March 14, 2022

5.0

Again because most doctors tell you possibilities of the outcome and he told me the truth about the outcome of my surgery that's why

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March 07, 2022

5.0

Very insightful

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March 07, 2022

4.0

Great Doctor, explains thing well.

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February 28, 2022

5.0

Got right to the point. Excellent at diagnosing the problem.

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February 25, 2022

5.0

Es un profesional muy amable, compasivo y excelente conocimientos de su profesión

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February 18, 2022

5.0

Recommended

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February 16, 2022

5.0

I cannot thank Dr. Rodriguez enough for all that he has done for me. As indicated above, Dr. Rodriguez saved my life, and continues to keep me alive. I have a life threatening disease, and with his assistance and guidance, I am alive and able to enjoy my young granddaughter and watch her grow up. The man is a gift to any patient he treats.

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February 14, 2022

5.0

Great bedside manner - personable - educational

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February 11, 2022

5.0

Excellent easy going doctor serious easy to talk to

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February 04, 2022

0.0

The doctor dismissed my appointment. And appointment I made months prior!

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February 03, 2022

5.0

He was professional, on time, answered all my questions, and was detailed in his description of the procedure I was going to undergo. I did not feel rushed.

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January 31, 2022

5.0

Dr. Rodriguez was friendly and very informative. He took the time to explain in detail in language I could understand.

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January 27, 2022

5.0

Once again Dr.Rodriuez is an outstanding doctir.

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January 17, 2022

5.0

Again, good and thorough explanation.

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January 17, 2022

5.0

Dr. Rodriguez is a very caring person. He is knowledgeable, respectful and he gives me the time I need to answer all my questions.

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January 14, 2022

5.0

El Dr. Rodriguez es un profesional reconocido por sus conocimientos y me atendió con mucha consideración y profesionalismo. El Dr. Rodriguez me explicó claramente como veía mi situación vascular y se preocupó que yo utilizase un equipo médico que tuviese en cuenta todo el cuadro clínico.

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January 14, 2022

5.0

Excellent profesional who explains the medical situation clearly and who has outstanding bedside manners.

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January 10, 2022

5.0

Dr. Rodriguez provided a succinct interpretation of test results, made me feel comfortable that the recommendations I am receiving are in my best interest. Very pleasant and easy to talk to and ask questions.

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January 10, 2022

4.0

Like I stated before he’s a good Doctor Who understands peoples issues. If anybody had the same problem that I had I would definitely send them his direction.

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January 06, 2022

5.0

Professional and personal to patient

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January 03, 2022

5.0

Kind, compassionate.

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December 06, 2021

5.0

Always willing to let you know what can be done and how to go about doing it. Willing to listen.

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December 03, 2021

5.0

Dr Rodriguez knowledgeable, compassionate

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November 22, 2021

5.0

He is wonderful.

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November 12, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable

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November 12, 2021

5.0

Dr. Rodriguez seems to be caring and competent. I trust him.

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November 02, 2021

5.0

Very personal and explained procedures very well

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October 29, 2021

5.0

Very thorough explanation of diagnosis and options.

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October 29, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable and thorough.

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October 28, 2021

5.0

Professional. Charismatic, friendly, he wants to please his client.

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October 22, 2021

5.0

Doc explained every thing he is going to do

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October 21, 2021

5.0

He truly listened! Gave honest answers, and was extremely patient with me! Very gentle, and kept me informed while doing the procedure. I feel blessed!

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October 18, 2021

5.0

Great care and caring clear explanations of problem

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October 07, 2021

5.0

Experienced in his field and knowledgeable

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October 06, 2021

5.0

He's one of the best

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October 04, 2021

5.0

Great surgeon. Fully explained every aspect of the surgery and answered all questions honestly. Truly cares about his patients.

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October 04, 2021

5.0

He is a competent surgeon He is a caring person. Sometimes surgeons can’t do what they are required to do. Like telling someone that they are going to need lifesaving surgery.

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October 01, 2021

5.0

Caring and an excellent physician.

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September 16, 2021

5.0

He seemed very knowledgeable, friendly, and interested in my issue. He took his time and did not rush me.

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September 13, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable, caring, thorough great staff

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September 13, 2021

5.0

Had appointment for today on phone but did not receive any call

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September 13, 2021

4.0

He was caring, informed and was apologetic for being late

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September 02, 2021

5.0

Awesome at explaining to me his findings and recommendation

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August 30, 2021

5.0

He's the best there is

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August 30, 2021

5.0

Me atendió muy bien.

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August 28, 2021

5.0

The doctor is personable and keeps his patients and family members informed himself. He does not just delegated his nurse practitioner to information to the patient.

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August 23, 2021

5.0

He took time to explain everything and addressed all of my wife’s concerns.

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August 09, 2021

5.0

I think he is very pleasant has a very nice bedside manner

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August 02, 2021

5.0

very professional

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July 26, 2021

3.0

Let’s put it this way, when I updated my family, (who by the way are all physicians and surgeons) about how the visit went and what the recommendations were, they all said “No way, we work in this field and we do not agree with their findings. You are getting a second opinion�

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July 26, 2021

5.0

He was amazingly empathetic, kind, concerned, and knowledgeable.

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July 26, 2021

5.0

Very professional and caring.

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July 19, 2021

5.0

He tells you everything and cares. A very nice doctor.

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July 19, 2021

5.0

Successful Surgery although the recovery was long it saves my leg.

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July 12, 2021

5.0

Dr. Rodriguez is very professional, knowledgeable as well as polite.

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July 05, 2021

4.0

I question why he didn't tell me that he couldn't get the second vein on my first visit.

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July 01, 2021

5.0

Very good surgeon. Almost no pain and very quick.

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June 29, 2021

5.0

Dr.Rodriguez gives understanding details about patients condition

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June 22, 2021

5.0

I wouldn't go to anyone else. I would recommend him to anyone.

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June 21, 2021

5.0

He is a great doctor

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June 21, 2021

5.0

He and his team are the best

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June 07, 2021

5.0

Taking the time to see how you're really doing. To make sure that you understand if there is a need call him you may do so at any time.

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June 03, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable Thorough Friendly Caring

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May 24, 2021

5.0

Keeps you updated on any problems /concerns.

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May 24, 2021

5.0

Very straight forward

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May 21, 2021

5.0

Respect his honesty and skill level for precision work.

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May 20, 2021

5.0

He explains the conditions in a clear concise manner. Never get them sense that he’s inconvenienced by questions. He listens to my preferences and responds relative to those. And he genuinely seems like a caring man

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May 20, 2021

5.0

Dr Rodriguez is straightforward and seems like a very caring man.

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May 13, 2021

5.0

Very satisfied c

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May 10, 2021

5.0

Dr. Rodriguez is extremely kind, thoughtful, and always delivers the best care for his patients. I am so grateful to have him as my doctor.

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May 10, 2021

5.0

Dr. Rodríguez explained everything thoroughly n was very patient with us. Was very clearly in his explanation in what was the plan or suggestions

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May 08, 2021

5.0

Dr. Rodriguez is a caring doctor who takes the appropriate amount of time with you. He listens to all your concerns, assures you what is best for you, and answers all your questions.

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May 03, 2021

5.0

Dr Rodriguez explained everything very well and was very easy to talk to.

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April 23, 2021

5.0

Extremely knowledgeable and professional. Offered the best response to help in diagnosis

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April 20, 2021

5.0

Excellent doctor and easy to talk to. He has a great team.

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April 19, 2021

5.0

He was very pleasant and concerned with my needs

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April 15, 2021

5.0

It was very patient with me and answered all my questions and left me with much confidence

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April 15, 2021

5.0

He was very helpful

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April 12, 2021

5.0

Very personalized visit.

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April 02, 2021

5.0

Dr. Rodriguez was pleasant, prompt and explained everything.

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March 30, 2021

5.0

Politeness; professionalism; sincerity; genuine concern for my well being

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March 26, 2021

5.0

He cares

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March 23, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable, professional and responsive

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March 22, 2021

5.0

I tell every one I know about how good N W are.

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March 22, 2021

5.0

He was just great and very good and exceptional

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March 22, 2021

5.0

Very caring, knowledgeable and most efficient.

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March 19, 2021

5.0

Dr. R talks to his patients, at least to me, and talk to me and not at me. Ask questions of me and appear to be concerned.

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March 04, 2021

5.0

Very professional and helpful.

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March 01, 2021

5.0

Excellent care and Doctor.

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February 26, 2021

5.0

Reasons stated in comment above and he is a very good surgeon. I have had no complications after surgery.

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February 22, 2021

5.0

Compassionate and fine surgeon

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February 15, 2021

5.0

I felt very comfortable with dr Rodrigues on me. A very nice compationate man.

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February 12, 2021

5.0

Dr. Rodriguez has a very good way of explaining complex subjects.

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February 08, 2021

5.0

Very good at his job very qualified best manners

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January 28, 2021

5.0

Very approachable

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January 21, 2021

4.0

He did comeback to explain a little more

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January 18, 2021

5.0

GREAT MAN & A GREAT DOCTOR

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