David D. Odell, MD

David D. Odell, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Thoracic Surgery

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Practice Focus Areas

Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Washington School of Medicine - 2004
Internship:
Virginia Mason Medical Center - 2006
Residency:
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - 2009
Fellowships:
University of Minnesota - 2012
UPMC Medical Education - 2013

Languages Spoken

  • French

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery - Surgery (Certified)
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Associate Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
On Medical Staff At:
Central DuPage Hospital
Delnor Hospital
Huntley Hospital
Kishwaukee Hospital
McHenry Hospital
Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Woodstock Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

51 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

55 Reviews

November 13, 2020

5.0

No complaints with surgery. Although all possible side effects were not discussed. Never was told about “stomach dumping”. Had I realized how horrible that was, would have reconsidered the surgery.

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November 08, 2020

5.0

He is very informative about procedures and options.

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November 08, 2020

5.0

Everyone is very attentive to your needs, worries nd questions

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November 06, 2020

5.0

Extremely professional and user friendly

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November 06, 2020

5.0

Appointment scheduling appears somewhat disorganized, otherwise all good.

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November 06, 2020

5.0

Dr. Odell cares about me and I am confident the attention and medical care he gives me is the best possible.

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October 29, 2020

5.0

Experienced. Expert. Kind. I loved him.

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October 29, 2020

5.0

Every person from check-in to the doctor was helpful and caring. The doctor spoke with obvious expertise. And all were very careful with the virus. I was very happy with my experience.

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October 26, 2020

5.0

Friendly and knowledgeable

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October 26, 2020

5.0

Feel comfortable and trustworthy, also very clean and no long waiting

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October 02, 2020

4.0

He gives all the time you need for discussion and questions

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October 02, 2020

4.0

Friendly, prompt and to the point care. Thank you Dr. ODell

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September 28, 2020

5.0

Dr was great

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September 28, 2020

5.0

Dr was great

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September 22, 2020

5.0

Great doctor very approachable & knowledgeable. Student will make a great doctor.

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September 22, 2020

5.0

Extremely patient and listens to concerns. Very knowledgeable about symptoms and causes and cures. Tremendous resource!!

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September 22, 2020

5.0

Very efficient!

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September 21, 2020

5.0

Very informative Concerned for my well beingAnd with plan to proceedAnswered all my questions All very nice to deal withLooking forward to following up in the future

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September 21, 2020

5.0

Dr. Odell is the most skilled and compassionate doctor I've ever known.

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September 21, 2020

5.0

The staff is knowledgeable, friendly, and kind.

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September 14, 2020

5.0

He was very friendly and professional. He answered my questions clearly and happily.

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September 14, 2020

5.0

Very efficient and caring.

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September 14, 2020

5.0

Besides the wait, it's worth having Nw care!

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September 14, 2020

5.0

Thanks I'm cured

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August 31, 2020

5.0

He was very honest with his opinion, explained pros and cons of my situation and willing to go into detail. He took the most conservative approach regarding surgery.

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August 31, 2020

5.0

Dr. Odell is an outstanding doctor! Great people skills, as well.

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August 21, 2020

4.0

Very goid

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August 18, 2020

5.0

NW is the only place I will go and Dr Odell seems to be very up on things

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August 17, 2020

5.0

Answered all my questions. Is pleasant and professional. Was willing to go into detail to explain things to me.

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August 11, 2020

5.0

Dr Odell quite simply saved my fathers life, and supported our family in the process of the aftermath. He is caring and compassionate and most importantly, a brilliant surgeon.

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August 11, 2020

5.0

The surgical team was professional and personal. From the team of doctors performing the surgery, to the support staff, IUC team, and all others who took care of us, we felt we were in good hands.

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August 10, 2020

5.0

Very clear and answered my questions clearly and to the point

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August 10, 2020

5.0

Very thorough explanation of procedure and alternatives

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August 03, 2020

5.0

Dr. Odell is very professional and listens to you. Answers all your questions. He is a very caring doctor.

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August 03, 2020

5.0

Expertise and great bedside manner.

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July 31, 2020

5.0

We felt well cared for at Northwestern. Almost all of the staff were excellant and very helpful and caring. Dr Odell did a great job. He told us what to expect and was always very informative, caring and a very friendly person to.

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July 27, 2020

5.0

Responsive. Thorough. compassionate

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July 27, 2020

5.0

Dr. O'Dell and his team had a great bedside manner and were very knowledgeable about the reasons for my visit today. They took the time to listen and helped answer a lot of my questions. I didn't feel rushed and after the visit, I was confident in moving forward with their recommendations and care.

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July 24, 2020

5.0

Good bedside manner. Feel well informed about test results and plan for future follow up.

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July 24, 2020

5.0

He is extremely accomplished, knowledgeable and competent regarding thoracic issues and procedures. He is highly respected by those who work for and with him. Since his medical experience is expansive it allows the patient to feel secure in the knowledge they are in good hands with Dr. Odell. I really cannot praise him enough. He saved my life!!!!!!!

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July 24, 2020

5.0

Dr Odell was thorough & explained test results well

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July 20, 2020

5.0

He operated on me twice and I've always bounced back.

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July 20, 2020

5.0

I have only had 2 apt. with Dr. Odell over the past year. However I am impressed with his patiecne, and capability. and plan to continue allowing him to treat my problem.

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July 17, 2020

5.0

Very considerate, him and his staff explained everything until we understood exactly what is going to happen

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July 17, 2020

5.0

I believe Dr. Odell sincerely cares for my well being.

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July 15, 2020

5.0

What little bit I have had Dr Odell, I have been very pleased with him.

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July 13, 2020

5.0

The doctor was friendly and inspired confidence.

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July 13, 2020

5.0

Everyone is kind and gives you the time you need for your appointment to discuss what you need.Dr ODell explains details and answers all your questions to give as much information about your condition To put you at ease to know and be confident on the necessary treatment plan

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July 07, 2020

5.0

Dr Odell is very compassionate and takes his time to answer questions, explain procedures and make sure you are comfortable with your treatment.

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June 15, 2020

5.0

Dr ODell has been so good to me. Not only a good doctor but a caring person

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June 15, 2020

5.0

Explained everything the way we could understand .

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June 12, 2020

5.0

His capabilities are only surmounted by his amazing bed side manner. He's very trustworthy and real. Thank you, Dr. Odell.

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June 05, 2020

5.0

Dr. Odell has been my doctor for about five years. He operated on me in. I became an active patient again this month. As he said to me during the appointment, he's "invested in my wellbeing". I can't begin to say enough good things about the care as well as the integrity of Dr. Odell.

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June 02, 2020

5.0

He explain the procedure very clearly, and took time to answer any questions.

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June 01, 2020

5.0

He was very friendly and answered all questions with much detail

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