Dean G. Tsarwhas, MD

Dean G. Tsarwhas, MD

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, Northeast Ohio Medical University College of Medicine - 1987
Residency:
University of Michigan Health System - 1990
Fellowships:
Brigham and Women's Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute - 1993

Media

Languages Spoken

  • Greek

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine (Certified)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Health System Clinician, 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 Lake Forest Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

5.0
5.0 

1797 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 31, 2022

5.0

Great knowledgeable doctor who is very personable

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March 30, 2022

5.0

His knowledge of professionalism is beyond approach

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March 30, 2022

5.0

He’s amazing!

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March 29, 2022

5.0

I always know when I arrive for an appt with Dr. Tsarwhas that I will not be waiting all day. He is thorough, answers all my questions but he's also on time for his patients.

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March 29, 2022

5.0

And I have for 18 years….and now look! I’m still here under his care!

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March 28, 2022

5.0

Dr. Tsarwhas is caring and one of the best doctors in his field.

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March 28, 2022

5.0

He’s very patient, courteous and his methods of treatment have been very favorable to me

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March 28, 2022

5.0

Caring and professional care plus when he says that he is going to get something done , he completes it in a timely manner.

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March 26, 2022

5.0

Explains well takes him time

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March 25, 2022

5.0

Knowledgeable and caring professional.

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March 24, 2022

5.0

He’s probably the best doctor I’ve ever had. I met him 9 years ago and gave him a lot of resistance as I was an unwilling patient at first. He is simply the best that is all I can say

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March 24, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable, explain every detail of the plans.

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March 24, 2022

5.0

I feel completely taken care of, safe and that I’m getting the best treatment possible

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March 24, 2022

5.0

Very friendly, explained tests and next steps very thoroughly

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March 22, 2022

5.0

Professional and answers all concerns

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March 18, 2022

5.0

Dr. Tsarwas is knowledgeable and kind. Has been spot on with my diagnosis and treatments for my rare form of Lymphoma.

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March 18, 2022

5.0

Good listener, knowledgeable, caring,

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March 16, 2022

5.0

Accessible and knowledgable. He knew what he had to do and did it efficiently. Impressive

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March 14, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable and easy to talk to.

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March 14, 2022

5.0

Wonderful patient care. Extremely patient. Takes time to answer all questions in detail and explain all options. Answers all questions promptly through mychart.

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March 14, 2022

5.0

He is the best. Although he is very busy, he takes the time to educate and address any concerns. Very caring.

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March 11, 2022

5.0

His knowledge, his experience, I trust him👍🙏

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March 10, 2022

5.0

Excelente Dr. Se preocupa por el bienestar de su paciente.

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March 08, 2022

5.0

Kind straightforward took time to explain things, he was timely

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March 08, 2022

5.0

Dr. Tsarwhas was very thorough and caring

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March 07, 2022

5.0

His expertise, professionalism, easy to talk to, and answers questions

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March 07, 2022

5.0

Dr. Tsarwhas takes the time to talk with me every time we have an appointment. He never makes me feel rushed...For instance, I don't hold back on asking him questions because I sense that he is in a hurry to see his next patient. He is professional, kind, compassionate and caring. I truly feel I won the lottery when Dr. Tsarwhas was recommended as my oncology doctor.

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March 07, 2022

5.0

Very professional, helped me feel like I wasn’t just a number.

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March 04, 2022

4.0

Good doctor.

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March 03, 2022

5.0

A caring & knowledgeable physician.

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March 03, 2022

5.0

He is knowledgeable, thorough, and pleasant. I would recommend him to friends and family.

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March 01, 2022

5.0

In all the years I have been seeing him I have always received great care

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March 01, 2022

5.0

Excellent doctor

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February 28, 2022

5.0

He was professional & caring - took time to explain everything- made sure I knew my options- put me at ease

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February 27, 2022

5.0

There’s a reason he’s a 5 star Doctor he’s great

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February 26, 2022

5.0

He is knowledgeable, he listened to my concerns and he was very accommodating.

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February 22, 2022

5.0

Empathetic, easy to understand, competent, comfortable.

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February 22, 2022

4.0

He seems nice, but have only seen him once n haven't had treatment yet

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February 21, 2022

5.0

Dr. Tsarwhas is very thorough, a great listener and has a caring bedside manner.

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February 21, 2022

5.0

Dr. Tsarwhas is an excellent and experienced physician that is knowledgeable, thoughtful, caring, and compassionate. The best doctor that I could have the privileged of being treated by.

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February 20, 2022

5.0

Dr. Tsarwhas is a very caring doctor. He takes the time to listen to your concerns and answers questions in a non-condescending fashion. I always feel I am in good hands after my visit.

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February 18, 2022

5.0

Dr. Tsarwhas took great care and time in addressing all my concerns and answering all my questions. I trust him completely!!

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February 17, 2022

5.0

Thorough, attentive, articulate and direct. Always makes time for questions.

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February 17, 2022

5.0

He is a top Dr. In his field and I trust him to give me the best possible care he can.

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February 17, 2022

5.0

he is wonderful in all ways

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February 17, 2022

5.0

Have been with him 30 years

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February 15, 2022

5.0

He listens and also provides all information to help in planning and decision making. Very intelligent and thorough, but I appreciate that he explains things so that I can understand.

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February 15, 2022

5.0

He is the most knowledgeable, caring, doctor I could ask for. I was recommended to him by a friend 15 years ago before he was at northwestern, by a friend and neighbor whose husband is a doctor, and only wanted THE BEST care for her. I followed him to northwestern, have been under his care for over 15 years.

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February 15, 2022

5.0

He is easy to talk and ask questions.

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February 15, 2022

5.0

Listens to patients and provides appropriate care

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February 14, 2022

5.0

His knowledge follow up and care is at the top of the list he is constantly following up with you personally and calls you to see how you’re doing I am so happy that I decided to use him as my oncologist

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February 14, 2022

5.0

Dr Tsarwhas is the very best. He spends time with me addressing my concerns, and responds with caring, as well as letting me know how he believes I am doing. I feel like a person, and not just another case.

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February 12, 2022

5.0

He was thorough, interested and spent the right amount of time with me.

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February 11, 2022

5.0

Very caring and genuine who listens very carefully and is fully attentive besides being so knowledgeable

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February 10, 2022

5.0

Dr. Tsarwhas sees the patient as a person and not only as a medical problem to respond to. He is professional, knowledgeable and considerate of the patient's needs.

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February 08, 2022

5.0

Very good two way communication with doctor that quickly understood my concerns.

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February 07, 2022

5.0

He is the best!

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February 04, 2022

5.0

He gave me clear advice for next steps with my diagnosis

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February 03, 2022

5.0

Personable, answers questions, is matter of fact

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February 03, 2022

5.0

I know I’ve only seen Dr. Tsarwhas twice but, I know that my case was looked at by many eyes and I feel my treatment plan was carefully considered. While in my appointment I did not feel rushed and was given the opportunity to ask ay questions I had and to discuss my concerns.

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February 03, 2022

5.0

Easy to talk to and listens to my questions and concerns. Prompt orders were made for follow up care.

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February 01, 2022

5.0

He’s always positive & looks on the best side of everything

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February 01, 2022

5.0

He takes the time to answer questions and talk to you during your appointments. He is also very kind and caring.

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January 29, 2022

5.0

Dr Tsarwhas advised me that with a 2B Resulting diagnosis, and excision of a lobe and it’s tumor, there was a 1 in 3 chance the cancer might return. Meanwhile the result was thought to be “curative”. Surveillance was the protocol. I accepted this as a Baysian situation. Surveillance imaged the return and treatment of this episode commenced. Twenty exposures of radiation resulted in disappearance of the imaged cancer and no further new growths. I tell all my friends this happy outcome and of the providers who managed it.

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January 28, 2022

5.0

He listens attentively and addresses all the issues I may have.

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January 26, 2022

5.0

Dr. Tsarwhas is compassionate, professional and is supportive in my journey to health. He is a good listener and asks open ended questions and always gives me the time I need during our appointments. He endures I understand my current position and risks and suggests paths for improving my health, both physical and mental.

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January 26, 2022

5.0

He was ver personable, professional, and sincere. I am looking forward to have him as my oncologist!

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January 25, 2022

5.0

He is the BEST ! Caring, treats you me like a family member

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January 24, 2022

5.0

I feel very confident having him as my doctor and love his bedside manner.

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January 24, 2022

5.0

Excellent doctor

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January 24, 2022

5.0

He sends time with you and explains your choices of treatment in a way you understand.

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January 23, 2022

5.0

Great patient care!!

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January 21, 2022

5.0

Very informative

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January 21, 2022

5.0

An outstanding physician dedicated to his patients and their well being Takes time to listen to their concerns and answers their questions A most caring and empathetic physician Always there for his patients

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January 21, 2022

5.0

Knowledgeable, caring and willing to spend as much time as I need.

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January 20, 2022

5.0

Very professional, courteous, kind, attentive, knowledgeable

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January 19, 2022

5.0

Dr. T talks openly and honest with me about my cancer and care plan that works best

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January 18, 2022

5.0

He’s amazing all around

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January 18, 2022

5.0

He always gets back to me quickly and he is very professional. He asks if I have any questions and he goes over any tests results I have with me.

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January 17, 2022

5.0

Dr Tsarwhas is extremely caring and understanding, he always gives hope when I worry. He is the very best.

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January 17, 2022

5.0

Fabulous physician. Very knowledgeable and friendly.

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January 01, 2022

5.0

Great patient relations and cares

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December 30, 2021

5.0

I feel like I am getting the best card possible. I really appreciate he sees me as a whole person

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December 30, 2021

5.0

Very accessible. Explains things well. Treats me as a person.

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December 29, 2021

5.0

He took the time to research my cancer and provided me with current studies explaining my options

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December 27, 2021

5.0

Explains things very clearly and straight forward.

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December 27, 2021

5.0

Great Doctor!

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December 21, 2021

5.0

Doctor was great.

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December 21, 2021

5.0

I couldn't be happier with the care I've received from Dr. Tsarwhas and his team. Capable, compassionate, and professional... just when I needed all of those things in my life the most.

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December 21, 2021

5.0

Very professional. Interested in my wellbeing. Thoroughly explained what was happening and answered my questions completely. Compassionate, kind and caring.

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December 20, 2021

5.0

Cured me of Stage IV Pancreatic Cancer - need I say more

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December 17, 2021

5.0

Wonderful Dr

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December 17, 2021

5.0

he's the best doctor that I've ever had. I feel that he truly cares about his patients, even to the extent that when I went to the emergency room with covid-19 he gave me a call and recommended that I get monoclonal antibodies.

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December 17, 2021

5.0

Dr Tsarwhas is compassionate as well as knowledgeable

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December 16, 2021

4.0

He's knowledgeable, explains information clearly and is patient when answering questions.

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December 14, 2021

5.0

He is an excellent Doctor and I feel I am lucky to be his patient.

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December 13, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable.

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December 13, 2021

5.0

Had my best interest at heart. Listened to my concerns and worked with me for action plan.

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December 11, 2021

5.0

Great patient care!!!

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December 11, 2021

5.0

I needed follow up care and he immediately arranged it.

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Disclosures

Dean G. Tsarwhas, MD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

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