Robert E. Brannigan, MD

Robert E. Brannigan, MD

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Primary Specialty

Andrology and Infertility

Secondary Specialty

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Practice Focus Areas

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine - 1992
Residency:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 1994
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 1998
Fellowships:
Baylor College of Medicine - 1999

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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Urology - Urology (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

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

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

5.0
5.0 

1303 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

August 30, 2021

5.0

Great surgeon. Very thorough

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August 30, 2021

5.0

The focus on ensuring education, confirmation, and addressing all aspects of the decision were met - and met with a level of caution and care that are completely appreciated and felt.

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August 28, 2021

5.0

Dr. Brannigan is cordial and makes you feel at ease, and he spent enough time explaining what to expect and how to care for myself after the procedure so I am very satisfied with my experience.

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August 25, 2021

5.0

Professional, knowledgeable, good bedside manner.

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August 25, 2021

5.0

Friendly and informative

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August 25, 2021

5.0

He put me at ease concerning the procedure and broke it down to me in a way that I felt I knew exactly what would be going on.

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August 23, 2021

5.0

Great 1st time visit experience with the doctor.

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August 20, 2021

5.0

Great bed side manner. Made the process as comfortable as possible and did a fantastic job explaining the procedure as well as post procedure instruction for care

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August 17, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable and patient.

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August 16, 2021

5.0

knowledge , people skills , professional and caring

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August 16, 2021

5.0

Highly qualified and insightful, expert snd thoughtful time with patients

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August 16, 2021

5.0

He's a great Dr. that has a good team behind him. No problems at any point from checking in till walking out of the appointment. Always felt comfortable and was easy to discuss issues. I will continue to use NM Urology.

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August 11, 2021

5.0

He has taken care of my son for years.I feel like he treats my son like family,so I fly in from Florida so my son can be treated by him.

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August 10, 2021

5.0

Very friendly and knowledgeable. Answered all of my questions and listened to my concerns.

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August 10, 2021

5.0

He communicates very well and seems to really care about his patient's time as well as health

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August 04, 2021

5.0

Skilled surgeon great personality and bedside manner

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August 04, 2021

5.0

Dr. Brannigan is knowledgeable, takes his time to explain things clearly, and asks questions to seek my input on care decisions.

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August 03, 2021

5.0

Friendly and knowledgable

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July 27, 2021

5.0

Concerned and professional.

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July 26, 2021

5.0

He was very knowledgeable and we felt like he really cared about our situation. He also gave us hope for the first time on our infertility journey.

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July 25, 2021

5.0

Great Work

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July 23, 2021

5.0

Friendly, helpful and professional.

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July 22, 2021

5.0

Very professional, caring and knowledgeable.

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July 22, 2021

5.0

I have known Dr Brannigan for many years and have full confidence that he presents all my options and gives me the best care. He and Val are great communicators.

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July 21, 2021

5.0

Dr. Brannigan and his fellow were both extremely kind and took time to sit down and explain procedures, recovery time, and answer all of my questions. The conversation wasn't rushed and I felt like I was treated as a person, not just another patient.

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July 21, 2021

5.0

His service is awesome . he spoke to me , I feel like recovery.

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July 20, 2021

5.0

Thorough and attentive

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July 19, 2021

5.0

The student helper was very curteous and answered questions I had in a way I would understand.. Dr. Brannigan was also helpful and explained clearly the next steps I needed to take.

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July 19, 2021

5.0

Dr. Brannigan is very knowledgeable and took the time to answer any and all questions throughout evaluation and procedural process.

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July 19, 2021

5.0

Seemed very professional, personable, and knowledgeable.

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July 19, 2021

5.0

Exceptional demeanor and pragmatic approach. My wife and I felt comfortable and confident in my consultations and care.

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July 19, 2021

5.0

Dr. Brannigan is very well known in his specialty.

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July 16, 2021

5.0

Excellent care.

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July 16, 2021

5.0

Thorough Doctor and a nice guy

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July 14, 2021

5.0

This was my first interaction with Dr. Brannigan, He was very responsive professional empathetic and understood my concerns and needs. Working with Physicians like this makes me certain that I made the correct choice by seeking treatment at Northwestern

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July 13, 2021

5.0

Great personality

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July 13, 2021

5.0

Dr Brannigan is conservative in his approach and extremely knowledgeable which makes me feel at ease with my situation.

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July 12, 2021

5.0

Dr Brannigan always fantastic - takes the time and always great expertise.

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July 12, 2021

5.0

Caring and Thorough

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July 11, 2021

5.0

He was very knowledgeable and listened to my concerns and addressed them.

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July 09, 2021

5.0

Great job

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July 09, 2021

5.0

Dr. Brannigan was extremely gentle and his bed side manner while performing a delicate procedure was extraordinary.

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July 08, 2021

5.0

Not only is Dr. Brannigan known for his expertise, he's genuinely kind and thoughtful. It's always a good experience with him.

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July 08, 2021

5.0

Dr. Brannigan was very clear in his explanations, as well as being warm and engaging in his communication style.

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July 08, 2021

5.0

Dr. Brannigan's Interpersonal skills were amazing and off the charts. I was impressed within the first 10 seconds of him engaging me. His knowledge, and approach to my issues were well reflective of his excellent reputation.

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July 07, 2021

5.0

I have been under Dr. Brannigan's care for over ten years and have always been impressed with his extensive knowledge of the field and the personalized treatment I have received.

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July 07, 2021

5.0

Dr Brannigan reviewed all of test results, and explained what they meant. He delivered the information in a clear and precise manner. He also explained what treatment options were available to me.

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July 07, 2021

5.0

Very personalized and thorough care. Takes time to walk through treatment options and ensure complete understanding.

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July 07, 2021

5.0

I started my visit many years ago and feel very comfortable with dr Brannigan. He listens and cares for his patients

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June 29, 2021

5.0

He's knowledgeable, listensand seems to care about my well being!

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June 27, 2021

5.0

Doctor knowledge regarding scenario and the way he did intial check seems promotional

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June 26, 2021

5.0

Experience and professionalism.

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June 25, 2021

5.0

Communicated very well. Explained all options and situations and made me feel like I was in very good hands.

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June 25, 2021

5.0

MD Brannigan was fantastic at every stage. One could not ask for a better MD. Within the context of a medical procedure, I've never felt more taken care of than I did before and during this surgery.

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June 23, 2021

5.0

Friendly and helpful.

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June 23, 2021

5.0

Had to wait a long time for apt with dr, very happy I waited.

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June 23, 2021

5.0

Very easy to talk to. Thorough and answered every question so he made sure I understood

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June 23, 2021

5.0

Dr. Brannigan is super nice and professional and cares about his patients.

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June 21, 2021

5.0

Dr Branningan is the kindest dr and the best for my health!

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June 21, 2021

5.0

Doctor Brannigan was excellent, explained everything and answered all of my questions

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June 17, 2021

5.0

Decades of experience and willingness to answer questions.

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June 17, 2021

5.0

As a leading expert in the field PLUS a good patient sense, Dr Brannigan made me feel very comfortable and calm throughout the entire procedure.

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June 16, 2021

5.0

I can tell he cares and wants to treat the mental and physical side of the body

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June 16, 2021

5.0

A pro

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June 14, 2021

5.0

He's genuine, thorough, caring, and takes the time to discuss my health issues/questions. Always strikes a great conversation during not so pleasant procedures putting me at ease.

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June 14, 2021

5.0

He takes his time with patients and is very thorough

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June 14, 2021

5.0

Dr. Brannigan was kind and very informative. I felt he empathized with my situation and provided appropriate follow-up steps.

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June 12, 2021

5.0

Dr Brannigan was great every step of the way!

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June 11, 2021

5.0

He was skilled and my procedure went well.

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June 09, 2021

5.0

Thorough and competent

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June 09, 2021

5.0

Dr Brannigan provided excellent surgery service

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June 09, 2021

5.0

He's good at finding the right fit for my needs

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June 04, 2021

5.0

He answered all my questions And very professional

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June 04, 2021

5.0

He was easy to talk to. Very clear. Answered every question.

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June 02, 2021

5.0

Great attitude, well versed, helpful.

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June 02, 2021

5.0

Friendly and efficient

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June 02, 2021

5.0

Great doctor knows what he's doing and is nice and pretty funny.

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May 28, 2021

5.0

I had a good experience and he had a great bedside manner. I would easily recommend him as a great doctor.

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May 27, 2021

5.0

Dr. Brannigan was great, he asked the right questions, and explained everything.

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May 26, 2021

5.0

He allows me to ask lots of questions and he provides answers. He is very knowledgeable. He is friendly.

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May 26, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable and great at explanation

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May 26, 2021

5.0

He's very professional, very informative and easy going.

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May 24, 2021

5.0

Courteous , professional and friendly; Explained everything and answered all of our questions with patience and clarity.

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May 22, 2021

5.0

Highly professional, friendly, easy to like, leading expert.

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May 17, 2021

5.0

Dr. Brannigan did a wonderful job explaining an upcoming procedure and what to expect before and after. I felt comfortable discussing any medical issues or concerns with him.

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May 17, 2021

5.0

He is really great

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May 14, 2021

5.0

He was helpful, professional and understanding.

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May 14, 2021

5.0

Very helpful and informative. His manor made me feel very comfortable and provided some great answers to my questions/concerns.

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May 14, 2021

5.0

Great care today and helpful explanation of what to expect

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May 14, 2021

5.0

He very thoughtfully took me through everything and clearly described the situation and understanding of my concerns

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May 14, 2021

5.0

See my other notes on Dr. Brannigan. Great doctor and down to earth which helps immense.

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May 12, 2021

4.0

Very professional and courteous

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May 10, 2021

5.0

He is a very good doctor, explaining everything you need to know

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May 10, 2021

5.0

He's patient, thorough, nice and confident.

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May 10, 2021

4.0

He's very personable and great at his job.

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May 10, 2021

5.0

Explained procedure thoroughly and answered all questions I may of had

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May 09, 2021

5.0

Doctor was very professional and thorough!

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May 08, 2021

5.0

He is very good at his job and one of the few male fertility experts around. I am grateful for his time and help.

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May 07, 2021

5.0

Detailed explanation of diagnosis and care plan. Felt confident at at ease with him and his care team.

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May 07, 2021

5.0

He made the procedure seem simple and kept me at ease the entire time. Due to his expertise and bedside manner, I was never concerned or worried

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