Ezra Nathaniel Teitelbaum, MD

Ezra Nathaniel Teitelbaum, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

General Surgery

Secondary Specialty

  • Bariatric Surgery

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Practice Focus Areas

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai - 2008
Residency:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2016
Fellowships:
Providence Portland Medical Center - 2017

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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery - Surgery (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Assistant 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

4.9
4.9 

362 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 28, 2022

5.0

He listens and completely answered my questions and concerns.

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March 26, 2022

5.0

Very nice

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March 22, 2022

5.0

He took the time on the phone to explain everything he was to do and the same with the visit. Great doctor.

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March 21, 2022

5.0

Excellent care! Excellent staff!

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March 21, 2022

5.0

El dr. Ezra es muy bueno. Explica todo muy bien y da excelente atencion

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March 19, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable and thorough

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March 15, 2022

5.0

He did a very good job.

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March 12, 2022

5.0

Dr. Teitelbaum took a long time discussing the pros and cons of having hernia surgery. He explained everything in a clear manner and was upfront about everything. He showed a great deal of patience and even drew diagrams for me to see my situation more clearly.

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March 11, 2022

5.0

He explained everything so well and gave me confidence that I was in good hands.

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March 09, 2022

5.0

His knowledge, his caring ways, and his way of making me feel like I’m his only patient.

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March 07, 2022

5.0

Listens to his patients and has a good bedside manner.

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March 06, 2022

5.0

Very direct, detailed and gave me all my options. Very good!

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March 03, 2022

5.0

I have confidence in his knowledge and abilities to do the best for me.

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February 23, 2022

5.0

Very thorough and personable service...thanks.

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February 20, 2022

5.0

answered all questions and felt confident after call Was also very professional and at the same time made me feel comfortable

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February 16, 2022

4.0

He was easy to communicate with.

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February 13, 2022

5.0

Dr. Teitelbaum is very thorough in explaining options and details. He listens carefully and is considerate in answering questions.

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February 11, 2022

5.0

He is so thorough with a great bedside manner. He explained all the options as well as his opinion on each option. I walked away from my appointment of a better understanding of what was going on as well as confidence in our decided path.

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February 07, 2022

5.0

Seem to understand all my concerns and was very willing to help me.

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February 01, 2022

4.0

In the few times I have spoken with Dr. Teitelbaum, he seems to have a nice disposition. I think that is a vital attribute to have in Patient Dr. Communication. He seemed very thorough in looking at and reading my films. I have not had my surgery yet. After surgery, I can reevaluate his care. His score may go up then.

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February 01, 2022

5.0

Explained every step of my upcoming surgery. He answered all my questions. Very professional.

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January 29, 2022

5.0

His manor and his caring have meant a great deal to me

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January 26, 2022

5.0

Dr. Teitelbaum took time to thoroughly explain everything.

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January 25, 2022

5.0

Well prepared for follow-ups and always ready to discuss next plan and/or options.

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January 25, 2022

5.0

He cares, he listens 100%— and you can’t find that anywhere! Dr Teitelbaum is my favorite doctor.

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January 16, 2022

5.0

He heard my complaints and advised a course of action. Really liked his direct replies.

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January 14, 2022

5.0

veryvwell detailed

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January 14, 2022

5.0

Can I give an 11. I needed all of 1 Tylenol post surgery. Instead of recommended 6 weeks of no swimming and weight lifting, I was back in four weeks.

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January 10, 2022

5.0

He is such a compassionate doctor. He truly wanted to help me and explained everything to me including in the risks and the expected successes. He had a sense of humor and was an excellent listener. I am so lucky to have him perform the upcoming surgery.

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January 05, 2022

5.0

Explained his thinking in detail and answered my questions.

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January 03, 2022

5.0

Dr. Teitelbaum went above and beyond to care for me. He listened and was willing to find a surgeon who could best help me.p (since he could not perform it himself).

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December 29, 2021

5.0

He is very attentive

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December 23, 2021

5.0

Dr. Teitbaum was very personable and explained my condition and plan of care in detail.

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December 22, 2021

5.0

Dr. Teitelbaum did my intestinal surgery.

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December 13, 2021

5.0

He has been a great Dr. for me. Would definitely recommend him

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December 12, 2021

5.0

He is very intelligent and has a lot of experience. I was a little unsure of whether the surgery was the best idea and he helped me look at it with great perspective and logic.

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December 12, 2021

5.0

Doctor ensures that I am properly informed about my health and care. I would have no qualms in recommending to others.

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December 10, 2021

5.0

Dr. Teitelbaum takes time to listen and share information -- he is attentive and never rushed, so caring and supportive of questions. So very appreciative of his care in the two surgeries over the last 2 months -- couldn't have been in better hands! So grateful!

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December 08, 2021

5.0

I hear that he is the best at his work

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December 06, 2021

5.0

He andwered my questions. Explained everything completely.

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December 03, 2021

5.0

Very thorough and knowledgeable

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November 30, 2021

5.0

Dr. Teitelbaum is one of my favorite doctors I see. He genuinely listens to what you’re telling him so that he can provide a response or an answer. He cares about his patients and takes responsibility for them as a doctor should. Dr. Teitelbaum is an intellectual who excels most when faced with a situation straight-on— these are the types of doctors you want treating you.

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November 29, 2021

5.0

Doctor was very thorough in original consult, pre-surgery discussion and the post-op exam. I recommend him highly.

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November 20, 2021

5.0

Always caring and understanding. Makes suggestions

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November 19, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable, professional and thoughtful doctor

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November 19, 2021

5.0

Answered all my questions. And as a result, I have great confidence in him.

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November 19, 2021

5.0

The services I receive are excellent

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November 17, 2021

5.0

Dr. Teitelbaum is by far the best doctor in Northwestern GI. He is kind, caring and understanding. He takes the time to listen to your symptoms and how badly you feel and always has a solution to help make you feel better.

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November 13, 2021

4.0

Friendly

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November 08, 2021

5.0

He’s a great guy- very direct, confident and a good listener.

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November 05, 2021

5.0

Was very satisfied

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November 05, 2021

5.0

Such a kind man who genuinely cares how I’m doing

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November 01, 2021

5.0

I do not feel rushed during my appointments with him. I feel he listens to my concerns and takes the time to answer all my questions

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October 26, 2021

5.0

I believe he understood my circumstances

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October 25, 2021

5.0

Outstanding communication skills, expertise

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October 04, 2021

5.0

Dr. Teitelbaum was very thorough in asking and receiving information. He was personable and knowledgeable.

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October 04, 2021

5.0

Dr. Teitelbaum was very efficient in exam. He completely explained the surgical procedure and its minimal risks. I had time to ask a few questions and felt the consultation was as thorough as possible.

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October 01, 2021

5.0

Very nice person, knowledgeable, skillful, and very professional

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September 27, 2021

4.0

Hope the surgery is a success.

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September 27, 2021

5.0

Very patient listens well made me feel I was in very good hands.

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September 24, 2021

5.0

He is a leader in his field. He takes time to answer all your questions and concerns.

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September 23, 2021

5.0

My phone appointment with Dr. Teitelbaum was the most impressive first visit with any doctor in my life.

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September 18, 2021

5.0

He is really good at what he does.

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September 12, 2021

5.0

Dr. Teitelbaum is caring and honest. Two qualities that I admire when dealing with any ailments I may have. When I am in pain and suffering from my condition I don't want brutal facts and procedures, but rather truth tempered with caring, like the consideration I received from Dr. Teitelbaum. He is one of your best assets.

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September 08, 2021

5.0

He is so kind and professional when explaining my options for future care and will even go the extra mile to see if my Insurance will consider the best treatment for my condition, that mean a lot to me.

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August 23, 2021

5.0

He is kind, professional and able to establish a relationship with a future surgery patient. Also he was very thorough in explaining the surgery procedure in good detail. And he took time with my concerns, really listened. It was all very reassuring, and I left in far better spirits than when I arrived, also with understanding which is what I sought.

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August 07, 2021

5.0

He is an trusted expert in his field. He takes the time to answer all of your questions thoroughly. He is also very friendly.

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July 19, 2021

5.0

Excellent surgeon

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July 12, 2021

5.0

Explained everything thoroughly along with a plan of action

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July 07, 2021

5.0

Excellent performance, good service and communication with patient has been outstanding

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July 01, 2021

5.0

Dr Teitelbaum came highly recommended and I can see why. Doctor explained things during the entire process. Very kind and caring individual

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June 14, 2021

5.0

Great surgeon, caring, answered all my questions.

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June 07, 2021

5.0

Dr Teitelbaum is patient, educated and encouraging. Really an amazing human who makes sure you know what is happening and are comfortable.

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May 26, 2021

5.0

Dr. T made sure I understood procedure.

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May 24, 2021

5.0

smart Dr.

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May 19, 2021

5.0

Dr. Tietelbaum was very thorough and explained everything completely, as well as the next steps needed for treatment.

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May 18, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable and professional. He's very caring and does a great job explaining the procedure.

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May 16, 2021

5.0

Dr Teitelbaum is very personable and cares. He doesn't make me feel rushed and listens to everything I have to say. He's very thorough in explaining procedures and details. I would highly recommend him.

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May 11, 2021

5.0

The people were nice

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May 10, 2021

5.0

I felt very safe with my doctor, I never felt rushed in any of my visits with him. He thoroughly answered all my questions. Very kind individual.

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May 07, 2021

5.0

Professional, compassionate and knowledgeable!

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April 28, 2021

5.0

Explained my options. Talked through all my concerns. Very thorough

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April 25, 2021

5.0

Gave me all options

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April 23, 2021

5.0

He has been very attentive to my health issues

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April 21, 2021

5.0

He explains in detail all aspects of surgery and patiently answers any questions

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April 19, 2021

5.0

I felt no pain in and out of course I felt pain when I got home but just the thought that he knew what he was doing was the best thing that ever happened to me thank you

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April 19, 2021

5.0

Calm

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April 12, 2021

5.0

Dr. Teitelbaum was courteous, professional, and explained everything about my procedure to me. His explanations were clear and precise. The surgery went off without a hitch. Post-op was very reassuring and he talked to me about the procedure and answered all questions I had.

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April 12, 2021

5.0

Dr Teitelbaum did a great job of explaining my condition and what needs to be done.

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April 11, 2021

5.0

This was a consultation visit. He explained the procedure and answered our questions.Did not feel that he rushed us in any way

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April 11, 2021

5.0

I highly recommend Dr. Teitelbaum, I think he is extremely knowledgeable and an excellent surgeon. I believe anyone undergoing GI surgery is in great hands and care with him.

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April 07, 2021

5.0

He was very attentive and took his time communicating and answering my concerns

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April 07, 2021

5.0

Dr listen to all my concerns and explained and answered all my questions

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April 05, 2021

5.0

He explained everything to me and was very nice

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April 05, 2021

5.0

Easy to talk to and explains things well

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April 05, 2021

5.0

Dr Tietlebaum Explained thoroughly how the procedure would be done. Allowed me time to ask questions. My family was notified every hour how the process was going. Dr. Tietlebaum is so approachable and easy to talk to.

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March 29, 2021

5.0

very happy with his work and maner

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March 29, 2021

5.0

Dr. Teitelbaum is great and communicates well with me and my family. He explains things well, takes time when needed, and shows compassion.

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March 26, 2021

5.0

The Dr. was very friendly, informative, & didn't rush me at all.

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March 26, 2021

5.0

Plus he made an unexpected endoscopic followup procedure both understandable and tolerable--no easy job, either He and the rest of the staff went all out to meet the requirements of my cardiologist for surgery, which she was reluctant to approve

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