Daniel R. Schimmel, MD

Daniel R. Schimmel, MD

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Primary Specialty

Interventional Cardiology

Secondary Specialty

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Accepting New Patients

Practice Focus Areas

  • Angioplasty And Stents
  • Atherectomy
  • Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Coronary Artery Chronic Total Occlusion (Cto)
  • Ischemic Heart Disease
  • Patent Foramen Ovale
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Rush University Medical College - 2006
Residency:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2009
Fellowships:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2013
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2014

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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease (Certified)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Interventional Cardiology (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

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

5.0
5.0 

328 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 30, 2022

5.0

Awesome

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March 30, 2022

5.0

Expertise and interaction with my wife and myself

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March 30, 2022

5.0

Excellent compassionate physician

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March 27, 2022

5.0

Dr Schimmel conveys sincerity and a knowledge & understanding & expertise in this theatre of medicine; thus generating a confidence in the patient. There is an absence of aloofness!

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March 20, 2022

5.0

He takes time to listen to your concerns & ask questions. He seems knowledgeable and has an above average bedside manner.

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March 18, 2022

5.0

Took his time and answered all of my questions, i didn't feel rushed.

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March 13, 2022

5.0

Pleasant, direct and thorough communication.

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March 13, 2022

5.0

Dr. Schimmel cares and is very kind. I really liked how comforting he is. Some doctors make you feel uncomfortable like they are judging you.

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March 09, 2022

5.0

Dr. Schimmel is such a partner in my care process. Thoughtful, inquisitive, and caring. He continues to help educate me about my care and treatment.

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March 09, 2022

5.0

Good and attentive to my needs.

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March 06, 2022

5.0

Most thorough Doctor visit I have ever had

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March 02, 2022

5.0

Are you serious? He is one of the finest doctors I have ever seen. And makes you feel like your family.

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March 02, 2022

5.0

He's a great doctor send includes me in all care decisions.

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March 02, 2022

5.0

Is excellent bedside manner expertise all-around great experience

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February 27, 2022

5.0

Knowledgeable, experienced, professional, caring, and has a very good doctor/patient relationship.

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February 20, 2022

5.0

I immediately felt comfortable with Dr. Schimmel and as he and I went over my medical history we also got along really well. I’m very happy that he is now my doctor!

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February 17, 2022

5.0

Thoughtful, caring, listens, excellent teacher. Skilled.

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February 16, 2022

5.0

Knowledgeable and capable and up to date

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February 07, 2022

5.0

Dr. Schimmel is very caring. He listens to our concerns. He always answers our messages promptly. Wish all doctors had the same demeanor as Dr. Schimmel.

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February 02, 2022

5.0

Competent, saved my life in ER. Caring and funny. I feel very comfortable being his patient!

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January 30, 2022

5.0

Dr. Schimmel does an amazing job caring for me. He explains things very thoroughly and the visit is never rushed. He always exhibits a caring attitude which makes each visit easier. He welcomes questions and takes hi time to answer anything you ask.

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January 28, 2022

5.0

He took time to listen carefully about my situation. He was very pleasant.

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January 26, 2022

5.0

He is very smart, and great cardiologist, and can explain complicated things so I can understand

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January 19, 2022

5.0

Dr. Schimmel is an absolute pleasure. He listened & made sure everything was correctly inputted into my chart, scheduled necessary tests & eased my anxiety with his calm demeanor. Couldn’t of picked a better doctor.

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January 16, 2022

5.0

Dr Schimmel was interested in what was going on with me. Reviewed test results and explained so I understood. Went over what the next course of action would be. I felt that I was in very good hands with him.

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January 12, 2022

5.0

Listens good & understand s,

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January 05, 2022

5.0

Dr. Schimmel took time and reviewed all my records. He showed compassion and concern for me.

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January 02, 2022

5.0

He has the best bedside mama as well as being knowledgeable

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December 19, 2021

5.0

i feel he is the best in his proffesion

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December 15, 2021

5.0

Very nice and explains everything in simple terms. Never make you feel like he’s in a rush.

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December 14, 2021

5.0

He spent a lot of time listening to me, reviewing my issues, explaining everything in detail, outlining a solution, and making sure that all of my questions were answered. It was very much appreciated.

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December 08, 2021

5.0

Great Doctor. Very knowledgeable, kind, and thorough

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December 05, 2021

5.0

He’s the consummate professional

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November 11, 2021

5.0

Caring, thorough, and interested in his patients!

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November 07, 2021

5.0

Dr Schimmel is outstanding. He is so smart and knowledgeable in his field. Very informative in explaining in plain English what he is thinking and what is happening as well as what he prescribed treatment is meant to do. Very proactive in caring for overall health.

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October 31, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable, compassionate and attentive to my needs.

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October 31, 2021

5.0

Terrific thoughtful and communicative and knowledgeable.

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October 24, 2021

5.0

The best Cardiologist

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October 15, 2021

5.0

Skilled, smart, caring and very personable!

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October 11, 2021

5.0

Listened carefully to our concerns and questions. Recommended a course of action and followed up with a summary of the discussion and plan.

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October 06, 2021

5.0

He was the kindest mostconsiderate doctor Full knowledge Made sure I understood Explained everything On time Took time

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October 06, 2021

5.0

He explained thing to me about my condition and what he may be able to do and not do I like that someone that can explain things to me about my condition

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October 06, 2021

5.0

Excellent patient compassion, communication and attention

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September 15, 2021

5.0

Personal touch and listening skills. He talks to me. Not at me

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September 14, 2021

5.0

I found Dr. Schimmel to be keenly knowledgeable. He explained new information in detail so I could better understand. I was impressed with his patience as he listened to all my heart issues and concerns. I trust Dr. Schimmel as a new patient.

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August 30, 2021

5.0

very thorough and gave considerable time to answer all my questions.

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August 25, 2021

5.0

Just did. Hes the best. His patients are lucky to have him as their Cardiologist.

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August 25, 2021

5.0

Caring, straight-talking

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August 09, 2021

5.0

Accessible, timeliness for appt., knowledge, patient manner -- everything

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August 04, 2021

5.0

He has a clear and direct understanding of the situation you're experiencing

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July 28, 2021

4.0

He seemed intelligent, knowledgeable and show concern for my situation.

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July 28, 2021

5.0

Cares about his patients

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July 26, 2021

5.0

Very friendly

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July 25, 2021

5.0

Dr Scimmelntool the time with me and was very kind

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July 22, 2021

5.0

Clear explanations of issues and options. Has a very practical approach. Coordinates well with his colleagues. I feel confident under his cure

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July 21, 2021

5.0

He was knowledgeable, listened and set a plan. Very impressed.

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July 17, 2021

5.0

This was my first appointment with Dr. Schimmel. I really appreciated that he reviewed my cardiac history and explained my current condition and follow up plan.

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July 14, 2021

5.0

Great Dr. Very personable and explains his approach to treatment clearly

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June 09, 2021

5.0

Would definitely recommend him for second opinion, clear explanations, and manner.

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June 02, 2021

5.0

Saving my husbands life.

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June 02, 2021

5.0

He was prepared for the visit having read the lab results from a different doctor. (I was seeing him for a second opinion.) He was a good listener and thorough with his explanation of how he wants to move forward. Also, he has an affable manner.

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June 02, 2021

5.0

He is the best. Saved my life when I had my heart attack.

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June 02, 2021

5.0

Excellent. Smart. Kind.

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June 02, 2021

5.0

Dr Schimmel is excellent at his profession.

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May 28, 2021

4.0

This was my first visit. I was pleased with his demeanor, empathy and the thoroughness of his review of my medical history.

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May 27, 2021

5.0

Very Professional & Caring! Took time listening to all aspects of patients history. Will make best decisions for the patient.

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May 27, 2021

5.0

Thorough. Approachable. Takes time to teach and educate. Very clear with after care instructions.

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May 26, 2021

5.0

Very rarely are cardiologist both skilled and compassionate. Hes both

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May 20, 2021

5.0

Also nursing staff was professional and friendly

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May 19, 2021

5.0

Wonderful MD. Knowledgeable and takes time to explain things in clear language

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May 16, 2021

5.0

I feel he gives outstanding care.

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May 16, 2021

5.0

First class cardiologist ?

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May 16, 2021

5.0

Dr. Schimmel's knowledge and willingness to explain info so that I could understand

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May 13, 2021

5.0

Dr Schimmel did an excellent job of explaining my cardio condition!

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May 09, 2021

5.0

Dr. Schimmel spent time with me and explained everything so well and I felt like he cared about me (very important for a nervous patient).

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May 05, 2021

5.0

My family my friends everyone I know should use Dr. Schimmel

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May 02, 2021

5.0

He takes time and really cares

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April 23, 2021

5.0

I like Dr. Schimmel because he takes the time to explain things and will patiently answer your questions.

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April 21, 2021

5.0

He was patient and a good listener. Shows a lot of respect for the patient. He was very knowledgeable and explained things clearly.

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April 16, 2021

5.0

The doctor was carrying And knowledgable And put us at ease in a stressful time.

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April 14, 2021

5.0

Expertise,skill and compassion for myself and wife.

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April 12, 2021

5.0

Seem to be knowledgeable and explained options thoroughly

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April 11, 2021

5.0

Experience and specialty for my issues.

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April 07, 2021

5.0

He is very knowledgeable and good at explaining what is going on, what steps need to be taken and how things need to happen.

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March 31, 2021

5.0

The doctor took the time to listen to what I had to say and when he was finished he asked if I had any questions.

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March 31, 2021

5.0

El trato con mi doctor fue amable, y todo fue.muy entendí le S10

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March 31, 2021

5.0

Dr. Schimmel is excellent with patient care, really listens to me when I'm with him. Also, the entire staff at the office is very friendly to me when I'm there.

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March 31, 2021

5.0

As soon as he walked in the room he made me feel at ease , he was friendly and explained thing well.

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March 28, 2021

5.0

Dr. schimmel is outcstanding - thorough, considerate, smart, and very helpful.

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March 25, 2021

5.0

Knowledge/Expertise/Experiece of Dr SCHIMMEL is outstanding. It is apparent that his objective is to successfully address the medical issues of the patient. So called Å“bedside manners? are excellent.

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March 25, 2021

5.0

He listened to all my concerns and did not rush out the office

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March 24, 2021

5.0

True Professional !!!

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March 24, 2021

5.0

He listened, wasnt rushed, very personable.

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March 10, 2021

5.0

Read the above comment.

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March 10, 2021

5.0

Great communication and exchange of information. Good plan put into place. Ver comfortable with Dr. Schimmel and his staff.

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March 07, 2021

5.0

He is very concern and sensitive to patient's medical questions and concerns.

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March 03, 2021

5.0

Professional service

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February 21, 2021

5.0

Trust

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February 10, 2021

5.0

Very good customer service a very good doctor Very cosign about my Health Thank you

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February 10, 2021

5.0

Very friendly very thorough

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