Borna Bonakdarpour, MD

Borna Bonakdarpour, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Behavioral Neurology

Secondary Specialty

  • Neurology

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, Tehran University of Medical Sciences and Health Services - 2000
Residency:
University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tucson - 2012
Fellowships:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2014

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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Neurology (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Associate 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 Memorial Hospital

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

252 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 31, 2022

5.0

He takes time to listen to our thoughts and concerns. He explains treatment options clearly.

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March 28, 2022

5.0

Comfortable and knowledgeable.

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March 28, 2022

5.0

He has helped us tremendously without making us feel less than or uncomfortable. He has a genuine, caring personality

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March 11, 2022

5.0

He’s very thorough. He’s compassionate and patient. Felt we were in good hands

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March 11, 2022

5.0

VERY knowledgeable and skilled, great bed side manner

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March 11, 2022

5.0

Knowledgeable and patience

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March 05, 2022

5.0

Dr. Bonakdarpour has a lot of experience in evaluating patients with Alzheimer's disease and is skilled in choosing the best treatments to control this usually fatal disease.

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March 04, 2022

5.0

Knowledge and empathetic

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February 27, 2022

5.0

understanding

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February 21, 2022

5.0

We have benefited from his care and expertise for 8 years .

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February 21, 2022

5.0

Dr Bonakdarpour shows such keen interest in what's going on with me and has a lot of ideas for my treatment.

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February 18, 2022

5.0

He's very good and personable. Competent.

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February 18, 2022

5.0

Caring, patient, knowledgeable

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February 17, 2022

5.0

I really liked his approach to things

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February 16, 2022

5.0

Doctor Bonakarpour was very concerned about my condition and talked with me and trying to find out what could help continue my life to prolong with the medication I am taking and my mental health.

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February 15, 2022

5.0

Dr. Bonakdarpour's genuine care and kindness towards me and my wife. He thoroughly explained my diagnosis and treatments in terms that we both understood.

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February 08, 2022

5.0

Efficient; informative; respectful;kind

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February 04, 2022

5.0

Compassionate and expert care.

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February 03, 2022

5.0

The doctor explained very clearly his diagnosis and what he plans to do.

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January 18, 2022

5.0

Never rushes with a patient

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January 18, 2022

5.0

Thorough

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January 17, 2022

5.0

Dr Bonakdarpour is very efficient, thorough and compassionate.

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January 17, 2022

5.0

Dr B is a very caring thorough doctor. He is Always looking to how to improve Philip's life.

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January 14, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable and helpful. He had a very caring approach.

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January 14, 2022

5.0

Presentation of suggestions. Calling of a family member.

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January 14, 2022

5.0

Terrific doctor. Very easy to talk to. On top of all issues. Concerned about patient’s well being.

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January 07, 2022

5.0

He was very thorough and explained things to me.

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January 04, 2022

5.0

Excellent, developed great rapport, knowledgeable

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December 24, 2021

5.0

Compassionate Bright

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December 20, 2021

5.0

Good doctor

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December 17, 2021

5.0

good

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December 15, 2021

5.0

Dr. Bonakdarpour is compassionate, empathetic and thorough. He took his time to carefully analyze my situation and offer thoughtful preliminary counsel.

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December 09, 2021

5.0

I have confidence in Dr. Bonakdarpar

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November 26, 2021

5.0

In second meeting as a new patient, I felt comfortable with talking freely with Dr B and appreciated his attention to explain questions and help my husband and I better understand issues.

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November 23, 2021

5.0

He was helpful & caring

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November 15, 2021

5.0

He's a very good doctor!!

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November 12, 2021

5.0

Very professional

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November 10, 2021

5.0

Dr. Bonakdarpour is paying close attention during each minute of my appointment.

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October 29, 2021

5.0

He has a very good bedside manner. He is very professional and thorough. I like the tests he gives as they are fun so far.

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October 28, 2021

5.0

Dr. Borna Bonakdarour was polite and courteous. He explained in detail what would be the next steps in the process of my examination.

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October 25, 2021

5.0

knowledgeable

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October 20, 2021

4.0

He is wonderful but has no support so takes too long to respond to patient or caregiver questions, needs, etc

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October 15, 2021

5.0

A pro with personality

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October 12, 2021

5.0

He takes time, and puts thought into the patient.

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October 11, 2021

5.0

He is very thorough in trying to solve my neurological problems. I thank him for his care and understanding.

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October 11, 2021

5.0

Understanding, knowledge and passion for his Profession

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October 08, 2021

5.0

Visit wasn't rushed, he was kind, patient and very thorough with the testing he did and setting up further test to find out what is causing issue.

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October 06, 2021

5.0

Dr Bonakdarpour is highly skilled and has an excellent understanding of his patients

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October 01, 2021

5.0

He is really competent and patient.

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September 27, 2021

5.0

The nation needs top-scale medical experts in several significant areas including neuropathy, dementia, Alzheimer's

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September 26, 2021

5.0

he is good.

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September 23, 2021

5.0

He was very friendly and showed concern and patience

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September 20, 2021

4.0

The doctor was attentive and helpful.

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September 20, 2021

5.0

I don’t feel he reads my notes thoroughly before the visit. But in the end we get everything said that needs to be said.

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September 20, 2021

5.0

Dr. Bonakdapour is very thorough, very knowledgeable about FTD. He takes his time to explain everything. He is a good listener to the patient and family, which is so important. He welcomes questions and takes time to answer.

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September 19, 2021

5.0

Dr. Bonakdarpour, was clear, patient and efficient with taking my medical history and evaluating my function on his office-based testing. I was comfortable with his plan for further diagnostic testing and seeing a speech therapist for therapy that might improve my conversational speech. He was quite interested in my medical history and I felt honored to have him discuss with trainees one of my uncommon medical problems that is often incorrectly diagnosed.

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September 14, 2021

5.0

He is excellent.

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September 10, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable , kind, empathetic

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September 07, 2021

5.0

Dr. Bonakdarpour exuded friendliness, care, and concern in making the patient feel comfortable. Dr. Bonakdarpour exhibits expertise in his field and we look forward to the next visit.

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August 30, 2021

5.0

He is patient and includes his residents in the clinical evaluation and possible additional evaluation by other neurologists to be thorough and hopefully helpful down the road.

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August 23, 2021

5.0

I feel my medical care is in good hands. Dr Bonakdarpour and the NM Neurology staff seem to be very thorough and caring.

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July 27, 2021

5.0

Dr. B. was professional, knowledgable, and kind. He took the time that was needed.

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July 27, 2021

5.0

caring

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July 26, 2021

5.0

Good manners, careful approach. Good professional advice.

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July 20, 2021

5.0

Very concerned

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July 16, 2021

5.0

Very personable and patient. Made my mom feel very comfortable and even made her laugh. It was a very easy going visit.

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July 12, 2021

5.0

Dr Bonakdarpour was very informative with me.

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June 29, 2021

5.0

Knowledge

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June 21, 2021

5.0

His very very nice. Very knowlegeable. Excellent listner. very professional. Kind and sensitive to your problems. I feel I have the best person for my problems

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June 16, 2021

5.0

Extremely knowledgeable in his field, trust him completely with my husbands care.

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June 08, 2021

5.0

For reasons I stated in first question

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May 25, 2021

5.0

The Dr listen to my concerns and responded appropriately

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May 17, 2021

5.0

Smart, creative, explains in detail, answers all questions AND caring.

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May 13, 2021

5.0

A good doc.uses terminology that a nonmed can understand.

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May 11, 2021

5.0

He is very patient oriented, very knowledgeable and listens to both the patient and the caregiver.

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May 05, 2021

5.0

He is very easy to talk to. Thanks.

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May 03, 2021

5.0

Nice man. Explains your diagnosis and explains his feelings re treatment going forward.

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May 02, 2021

5.0

Similar to above.

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April 30, 2021

5.0

He is very professional.

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April 23, 2021

4.0

Medical visit addressed all questions thoroughly.

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April 20, 2021

5.0

He is kind and patient.

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April 20, 2021

5.0

He is excellent

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April 20, 2021

5.0

Dr Bonakdarpour is very patient. He takes the time to listen to our concerns and gives us answers and positive feedback.

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April 19, 2021

5.0

Thorough, up to date, knowledgeable and compassionate

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April 13, 2021

5.0

He has been very nice and he shows much patience as a doctor. I am glad that my husband sees him.

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April 12, 2021

5.0

Easy to talk with and I never felt rushed.

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April 12, 2021

5.0

Dr. Bonakdarpour was thorough, kind, professional, respectful and had much patience. He was thoughtful, and explained the rationale regarding recommendations for imaging and for memory therapy.

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March 20, 2021

5.0

I trust Dr. Bonakdarpour and would very confident recommending him.

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March 12, 2021

5.0

He was a very good listener and explain things very well!

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March 04, 2021

5.0

Very attentive

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March 01, 2021

5.0

KNOWLEDGABLE, COM[ASSIONATE, KIND -AND VERY SMART!

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March 01, 2021

4.0

Ill wait to read his report to respond. So far, so good

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February 15, 2021

5.0

He's the best.

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February 11, 2021

5.0

Like the last answer, it was our 1st VTM visit, at this time very pleased. Dr. Bonakdarpour was thorough as could be with doing vtm visit.

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February 11, 2021

4.0

He was very personable, asked lots of questions and had many suggestions for assistance with symptoms.

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February 09, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable, always seems to be pushing the envelope to understand what is going on in his brain with this every evolving condition.

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February 09, 2021

5.0

Explains things well comfortable using

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February 08, 2021

5.0

Good

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February 05, 2021

5.0

HE SEEMED INVOLVED IN EDWARDS SITUATION. HOPING OFFICE VISIT WILL HELP US OUT FURTHER IN HELPING ED.

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January 28, 2021

5.0

He asks a lot of questions and seems interested in the answered you give him

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Disclosures

Borna Bonakdarpour, MD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

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