Joshua M. Rosenow, MD

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Primary Specialty

Neurological Surgery

Secondary Specialty

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, Yale University School of Medicine - 1996
Internship:
Westchester Medical Center - 1997
Residency:
Westchester Medical Center - 2002
Fellowships:
Cleveland Clinic Foundation - 2003

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery - Neurological 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:
Central DuPage Hospital
Delnor Hospital
Huntley 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 

399 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

89 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

89 Reviews

August 27, 2023

5.0

Listens to the patient and takes the time to explain simply and is very thorough

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July 25, 2023

5.0

great physician and extremely knowledgable excellent bedside manner and compassion

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July 19, 2023

5.0

He is the best!!!

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July 19, 2023

5.0

Very professional, takes the time with his patient and has a genuine concern with my problem.

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July 17, 2023

5.0

He is very personalable, easy to talk to and caring.

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July 15, 2023

5.0

Wonderful bedside manner. Very skilled.

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July 14, 2023

5.0

He is friendly and listened to all our concerns

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July 13, 2023

5.0

My surgery was very successful.

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July 12, 2023

5.0

Great Dr

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July 12, 2023

5.0

He comes well recommended and seems like a very nice guy.

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July 12, 2023

5.0

Bedside manner is very good. He listens. And he cares.Personality is funny .

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July 10, 2023

5.0

Reliability. I've been under Rosenow's knife more than once and he has always done a good job.

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July 06, 2023

5.0

Great doc

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June 27, 2023

5.0

His bedside manner and explained all possible procedures that could be taken in layman’s terms.

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June 27, 2023

5.0

Very professional, informative and care of the patient

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June 22, 2023

5.0

I trust him with my life

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June 21, 2023

5.0

Dr. Rosenow is an excellent physician. He is thorough and explains everything so you understand your medical condition.

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June 21, 2023

5.0

Took his time to explain, showed me my MRIs, explained my condition and recommended treatment. New information helped me decide on procedure.

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June 18, 2023

5.0

Very knowledgeable, excellent listener , and great treatment

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June 16, 2023

5.0

Explained everything completely

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June 14, 2023

5.0

He is very professional yet personable. He listens and explains well. We’ll see how he does on the Surgery

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June 06, 2023

5.0

His experience and skill and he spends the time needed to make his patients comfortable.

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June 05, 2023

5.0

He was very good at explaining what needed to be done

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May 30, 2023

5.0

Expertise, compassion, interest in his patient, answers questions

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May 30, 2023

5.0

He seems like a very good Dr. I hope he can make me feel half way better? 😌 🙏 ✨️

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May 19, 2023

5.0

Brief and through. Felt comfortable with him as my surgeon.

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May 17, 2023

5.0

See above He is the best

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May 17, 2023

5.0

Dr Rosenow is knowledgeable, thoughtful, compassionate, respectful of the patient and family, empathetic!

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May 17, 2023

5.0

So thoughtful, caring and nice. Very knowledgeable.

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May 11, 2023

5.0

His sense of humor put me at ease. Explained to and sought feedback from his staff, collaborative teaching.

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May 08, 2023

5.0

My wife, daughter, and I meant with Dr. Rosenow, and he explained the surgical procedure, and what to expect before and after each of the 3 surgeries. He answered all of our questions. We found the doctor to be very friendly with a sense of humor.

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May 05, 2023

5.0

I feel he is a great doctor

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April 28, 2023

5.0

Excellent doctor

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April 19, 2023

5.0

Great bed side manors, very thorough, takes time to explain and caring

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April 19, 2023

5.0

He is an expert in the field and he communicates very well.

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April 19, 2023

5.0

Dr Rosenow is extremely knowledgeable and yet very much patient oriented. All questions are answered and I am always made to feel at ease. He is excellent!

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April 12, 2023

5.0

Dr Rosenow was honest, transparent and very detailed on procedures

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April 12, 2023

5.0

Excellent and caring physician

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April 08, 2023

5.0

Dr. Rosenow is skilled; when he is in the room with me, he makes me feel like I’m his only patient. He listens carefully and answers all of my questions and doesn’t make me feel rushed.

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April 06, 2023

5.0

dr. Rosenow is extremely knowledgeable and friendly about the baclofen pompano procedures that he needs to do. I expressed some concerns and at first I thought he had brushed them off as silly, but his office accommodated me staying at a nearby hotel, so that I would feel safe with the surgery happening three hours from home. They also worked with my doctors in my hometown so that I would not have to travel to Chicago multiple times before surgery. Dr. Rosenow also has a great sense of humor, which is something you need in that department

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April 05, 2023

5.0

Excellent doctor who has a great follow-up with patients and explains everything for the layperson (wife answering). He has a joyous personality and is very funny, too!

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April 04, 2023

5.0

He made me feel very at ease, and answered all my questions. He gave me a ton of information, but not way too much. He was very kind, and I appreciated his open demeanor.

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March 28, 2023

5.0

Thoughtful, engaging. Explained risk and answered all of our questions. Great interpersonal skills and efficient with our time together.

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March 27, 2023

5.0

He is a very caring surgeon.

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March 17, 2023

5.0

Great people skills. Master of his medical specialty !

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March 08, 2023

5.0

He is very confident and an expert in his field. He is very pleasant and answers all of our questions addressing all of our concerns.

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March 08, 2023

5.0

He was totally professional in the way that he treated me. Sharp as a tack and really knew his stuff. I actually enjoyed his questions and was surprised at the small nuances that his questions uncovered when he was talking to me. I have an unusual disease and he helped me to understand how to deal with it and what to expect after my surgery.

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March 06, 2023

5.0

Extremely thorough in explaining my procedure and the implantation of the Spinal Cord Stimulator. Confident surgeon and very good bedside manner.

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March 05, 2023

5.0

Very professional and knowledgable

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February 28, 2023

5.0

He is a fantastic doctor.

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February 26, 2023

5.0

Confident, friendly doctor

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February 17, 2023

5.0

Dr. Rosenow was courteous and patient. Explained options thoroughly and allowed me to ask questions.

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February 17, 2023

5.0

Caring and compassionate doctor, good bedside manner

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February 15, 2023

5.0

Experienced, personal, listens well and never seems rushed

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February 12, 2023

5.0

Very knowledgeable and took his time during the examination and explaining different options available

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February 10, 2023

5.0

I explained everything very well very professional

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February 08, 2023

5.0

I think he is very knowledgeable, professional and pleasant to deal with. He explains everything very throughly

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February 04, 2023

5.0

Dr Rosenow was very will educated with his work . He was able to explain to me my needs .

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February 02, 2023

5.0

Great bedside manor and very skilled and knowledgeable

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January 20, 2023

5.0

He’s the best. His care and caring is outstanding.

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January 16, 2023

5.0

He is an expert in his field

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January 03, 2023

5.0

Dr. Rosenow is a very competent doctor with an excellent understanding and personality.

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January 03, 2023

5.0

He did the surgery.

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December 19, 2022

4.0

They put us in a waiting room for an hour or more, but he did spend a lot of time explaining the procedure.

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December 18, 2022

5.0

He never seems rushed when I see him. Although residents/fellows are involved in my care, he carefully explains everything.himself and takes time to answer all of my questions. He is highly experienced imstereotactic surgery, giving me the confidence that I will get the best results possible.

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December 15, 2022

5.0

Excellent surgeon

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December 11, 2022

5.0

knowlege, professionalism, excellent communication

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December 09, 2022

5.0

He dose s great job

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December 06, 2022

5.0

Very kind doctor. Extremely blessed to be working with him as a patient!

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December 06, 2022

5.0

Outstanding care!!

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December 06, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable and takes time for [name] to explain things

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December 06, 2022

5.0

Dr Rosenow is the most caring and nicest Dr I have ever met.

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November 23, 2022

5.0

Thought he was excellent.

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November 23, 2022

5.0

Great surgeon and wonderful bedside manner.

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November 16, 2022

5.0

Excellent bed side manor

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November 10, 2022

5.0

Dr. Rosenow was very personable and connected well.

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November 08, 2022

5.0

Very good at his profession

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November 04, 2022

5.0

Dr Rosenow clearly explained the 3 surgical alternatives

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November 03, 2022

5.0

Dr Rosenow explained all procedure options very carefully and very thorough

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November 02, 2022

5.0

Prompt personable informative

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November 01, 2022

5.0

See above. Plus, he makes me feel like I am his only patient at that time.

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November 01, 2022

5.0

Very good at what he does

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October 28, 2022

5.0

He was very thorough and detailed in explaining the processes.

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October 23, 2022

5.0

I recommend him, because he is understanding. He is knowledgeable about the Surgery and what he does and break down and way you can understand. He also help ease a lot of my anxiety with this being my first ever Surgery and being on brain.

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October 19, 2022

5.0

Team is very competent and surgeon is world class

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October 19, 2022

5.0

Compassionate, caring, always willing to listen.

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October 13, 2022

5.0

Dr Rosenow is a consummate professional whose skill is unsurpassed: he is a Unicorn in the field of functional neurology. I am truly thankful for his exceptional care.

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October 12, 2022

5.0

His time is forever. He explains all facets of the procedure and of the recovery.

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October 04, 2022

5.0

Dr. Rosenow and all staff were great

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