Dean G. Tsarwhas, MD

4.9 
449 ratings  Read Reviews
Northwestern Medical Group

Primary Specialty

Hematology and Medical Oncology

Insurance Accepted

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Accepting New Patients

Practice Focus Areas

  • Breast Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Genitourinary Cancers
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Plasma Cell Disorders

Education

Medical Education:
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

Board Certifications

  • American Board of 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

4.9
4.9 
449 Ratings
  • Friendly & Courteous
    4.9
  • Will Recommend to Others
    4.9
  • Clear Explanations
    4.9
  • Shows Concern
    4.9
  • Includes You In Decisions
    4.9
  • Explains Medications
    4.9
  • Follow-Up Instructions
    4.9
  • Easy to Understand
    4.9
  • Time Spent With Patient
    4.8
  • Confidence in Doctor
    4.9

Reviews from Patients

56 Reviews
July 04, 2019

dr Tsarwhas is a wonderful doctor.

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May 16, 2019

best doctor ever!!!! I followed him from his practice. was recommended to him from,another physician whose wife is a patient.

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May 02, 2019

Dr. Tsarwhas is simply 'THE BEST"!!!!!

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April 26, 2019

I have seen Dr Tsarwhas for 7 years and will continue to do so. He is a wonderful doctor and his staff is very accommodating!

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April 16, 2019

Dr. Tsarwhas is very good hematologist/physician for cancer patients - so is the center at the hospital.

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March 29, 2019

Dr. Tsarwhas is a wonderful doctor. He always takes his time and listens to my concerns.

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March 10, 2019

first time visit and very experienced in healthcare. all exceeded my expectation

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March 04, 2019

Dr. Tsarwhas is outstanding-extremely knowledgeable , always positive, and very kind. I feel very fortunate to have been in his care for more than a decade!

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February 07, 2019

I have recommended Dr Tsarwhas to several friends. I like how all the Drs work together as a team.

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February 02, 2019

I have never had a bad experience with Dr. T and trust him 100%

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January 03, 2019

I have trust with my doctor and his assistant, they helped me through my chemo. They are caring people.

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December 14, 2018

i've been seeing Dr.Tsarwhas since I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004. He has always shown me the best care through my treatment & all the follow up visits. He explains everything thoroughly & with concern.

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November 18, 2018

I have had a very different experience with a very rural provider. I feel that Dr. T is positive, informative and is good "for my soul"

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November 18, 2018

I have been with this doctor for many years. I live in Florida now and come back twice a year to see him. I have confidence in him and trust his decisions for my healthcare.

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November 13, 2018

*Dr. Tsarwhas always is relaxed & never makes me feel rushed. He answers all my questions & concerns.

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October 26, 2018

great doctor

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October 15, 2018

Dr Tsarwhas is the best doctor I've ever had

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October 09, 2018

I have been a patient of Dr. Tsarwhas for almost 20 years. He has always been clear and straight forward about diagnosis, treatment needed and follow up medications. I trust him completely with my health care and would and have recommended him many, many times. He's the best!

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October 04, 2018

Excellent physician and genuinely concerned and caring. Smart too!

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September 27, 2018

Excellent services.

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September 23, 2018

Dr.T doesn't rush, listens, and explains everything..I trust him completely and even got him to laugh once...

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September 14, 2018

Expertise/with common sense approach.

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September 04, 2018

Dr. Tsarwhas is the best! Love him! :-)

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August 30, 2018

Excellent experience

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August 28, 2018

Thorough exam and explanations

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August 20, 2018

Love Dr. Tsarwhas! He's a wonderful doctor and has been so good to me! He always answers my questions and is so helpful!

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July 31, 2018

I'm happy with my provider at this time.

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July 18, 2018

I've had a few oncologists in dealing with my disease. *Dr. Tsarwhas is as good as it gets. He is personable and I feel goes way beyond a normal commitment for me in helping me understand my disease and treatment. Excellent dr. & human being.

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July 18, 2018

Dr Tshwras (sp) has been my doctor for 12 years and I think he is the best. He is the reason I am still alive today.

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July 01, 2018

Dr. remembered things about me and my wife that weren't in the chart. I felt that we had a personal connection besides being my doctor. I liked that!

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June 15, 2018

Dr. Tsarwhas is a wonderful doctor. I know he always tells me straight what is happening and is an excellent doctor

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June 11, 2018

THe doctor spent about 5 minutes with me

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June 09, 2018

Dr Tsarwhas deserves "10s", not just "5s". I trust him completely and feel so fortunate that he is my doctor.

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June 02, 2018

Dr. Tsarwhas is very good to work with. Occasionally, I have a question after the visit and will send him a email through the portal. He is usually back to me within an hour or so. I appreciate that I can easily communicate with my doctor without having to go through the front desk for a simple question.

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May 28, 2018

Dr. Tsarwhas has provided exceptional care for me over the past 20 years.

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May 26, 2018

Dr. Tsarwhas answered all my questions, and was quick to give me a referral for a health care concern of mine probably not related to my cancer diagnosis.

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April 23, 2018

Fantastic doctor - understanding and caring.

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April 20, 2018

I am so happy to be taken care of in such a professional,caring way.

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April 04, 2018

Dr. Tsarwhas is an outstanding physician. He is very knowledgeable and patient. He always answers all my questions, provides additional information and never makes me feel rushed.

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March 31, 2018

Dr. Tsarwhas is one of the finest physicians I have ever encountered. Northwestern is fortunate to have this competent and compassionate physician.

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March 30, 2018

The doctor is very professional and concerned, he is the reason that I went to the hospital.

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March 21, 2018

Dr. Tsarwhas is wonderful!

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March 15, 2018

dr. Tsarwhas is amazing. he has helped get me through 2 battles with cancer and I'm back for my 3rd battle which we will win too

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March 14, 2018

Dr. Tsarwhas is a wonderful person and fantastic doctor

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March 11, 2018

Dr Tsarwhas is amazing. I feel very safe with him as my doctor. he is extremely knowledgeable.

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February 24, 2018

Very good.

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February 24, 2018

Coming from a different provider, my Dr. was reassuring, yet realistic

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February 20, 2018

Dr Tsarwhas was professional and kind. I would absolutely recommend him to others.

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February 06, 2018

*Dr. Tsarwhas is an amazing doctor. I've been under his care since 2012. He is very straight forward with my diagnosis and yet so very kind.

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January 29, 2018

I have the highest confidence in Dr. Tsarwhas. he is outstanding physician, has been excellent with my treatment plan and follow up care. Dr Tsarwhas has always been a very kind, caring, and an approachable doctor who has always listened to my concerns and provided me with options I fully understood he's an all around great guy!

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January 22, 2018

I am impressed by all the professionals I met at this appointment in Grayslake.

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January 21, 2018

Dr. remembers personal events and asks about them. He not only treats the disease but the whole person. *Dr. Tsarwhas goes above & beyond what most doctors do.

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January 04, 2018

dr tsarwhas and all staff are find helpful courteous professional thoughtful sensitive and frankly amazing

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December 21, 2017

Love my Dr!!

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December 21, 2017

Good job!

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December 17, 2017

This doc is excellent and a pleasure to visit.

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