Marc Andrew Sala, MD

Marc Andrew Sala, MD

4.8 
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Primary Specialty

Pulmonology

Secondary Specialty

  • Critical Care Medicine

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Accepting New Patients

Practice Focus Areas

  • Bronchiectasis
  • Cystic Fibrosis

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine - 2009
Residency:
Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals - 2012
Fellowships:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2016

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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Critical Care Medicine (Certified)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine (Certified)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Assistant 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

4.8
4.8 

179 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 29, 2022

5.0

on time. Friendly. Thorough.

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March 29, 2022

5.0

I felt he was very knowledgeable and was easy to work with, however I would like to ask him a question on the computer and cannot figure how to do so.

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March 25, 2022

5.0

He treats me like the intelligent educated adult I am.

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March 19, 2022

5.0

Caring

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March 18, 2022

5.0

New favorite doctor

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March 18, 2022

5.0

He listens and cares about your concerns and condition. He’s my Hero. He’s brought me a long way with my condition. I feel amazing.

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March 05, 2022

5.0

He is a great guy.

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February 26, 2022

5.0

Dr Sala was the most knowledgeable, friendly, caring and helpful doctor I have come across.

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February 25, 2022

5.0

Excellent service

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February 15, 2022

5.0

Dr. Sala diagnosed my chronic cough.

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February 15, 2022

5.0

He takes time to listen and explain my problem

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February 13, 2022

5.0

Kind and intelligent, provides thorough explanations. Seems to have fully reviewed my records before we meet so we can move forward from our last visit.

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January 25, 2022

5.0

El Dr Sala es muy buen doctor. Muy amable. Me escucha y me explica muy bien todo. Muy profesional.

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January 25, 2022

5.0

He was kind, knowledgeable and explained everything so well.

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January 25, 2022

5.0

Very nice and took his time explaining everything to me.

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January 19, 2022

5.0

He’s professional, yet personable. He’s supportive and caring.

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December 21, 2021

5.0

He is the most caring and professional dr I know.

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December 19, 2021

5.0

Warm, thorough, patient.

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December 17, 2021

5.0

Listens to my concerns and informs on the plan ahead.

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December 03, 2021

5.0

great, straightforward advice and care.

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November 19, 2021

5.0

Excellent physician

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November 09, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable and proactive

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November 09, 2021

5.0

Dr Sala is very knowledgeable and efficient.

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October 31, 2021

5.0

Excellent

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October 27, 2021

5.0

Very personable, friendly and honest. He has a good sense of humor too.

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October 15, 2021

5.0

He is caring

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October 13, 2021

5.0

We enjoyed his manner and his help.

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October 12, 2021

5.0

He is a listener, creates my treatment plan with me, asks for input.

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October 12, 2021

5.0

He is the best

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October 12, 2021

5.0

Dr Sala, listened and genuinely cared about what was going on with me. He was very present and was not rushed.

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October 10, 2021

5.0

Excellent doctor, very caring and personal interaction with the patients.

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September 17, 2021

5.0

He was direct and honest

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August 31, 2021

5.0

Dr. Sala is very professional, knowledgeable and caring.

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August 22, 2021

5.0

He cared

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August 10, 2021

5.0

Great doctor. Very knowledgeable, kind and direct.

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July 30, 2021

5.0

While he admitted that he didn’t have an explanation for why I am experiencing shortness of breath - the suggested two possibilities. But he started treatment right away to alleviate the symptoms with instructions to contact him in 3 weeks for an update.

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July 27, 2021

5.0

Excellent

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July 21, 2021

5.0

Very personable and has a down to earth personality.

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July 21, 2021

5.0

Excellent care. Listens to what patients say. Takes time, doesn’t rush. Overall, great doctor

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July 13, 2021

5.0

Great doctor. Took his time to explain everything.

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July 06, 2021

5.0

I have been fortunate with my care

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July 02, 2021

5.0

I got a very good impression of Dr. Sala's knowledge and expertise for my lung problems and his ability to communicate with me.

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June 25, 2021

5.0

Clear, precise communication with patients.

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June 25, 2021

5.0

I like the idea that he sat down with me to explain my situation and the medications he was giving me, and I really appreciate that very much.

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June 25, 2021

5.0

Answers all questions. Never feel rushed. Explains until its understood

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June 23, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable.n

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June 04, 2021

5.0

He easily to talk to he asked the right questions I feel that he really cares about me

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May 26, 2021

5.0

Dr. Sala is been working with me since before my lung transplant and after. He’s a caring Doctor who I can talk to.

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May 18, 2021

5.0

Muy amable

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May 14, 2021

5.0

Clear concise. Explained everything well and took time with me.

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May 14, 2021

5.0

Very caring

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April 12, 2021

5.0

Very comfortable with the dr.

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April 11, 2021

4.0

Dr Sala answered all my questions, was thorough with my medical condition and what to look forward to, including the hard stuff, which I always appreciate. I'm sure my rating would go up after spending more time with him, but I only saw him once for about one hour.

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April 07, 2021

5.0

Always caring, professional and has a great bedside manner.

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April 07, 2021

5.0

Great guy, professional kind and caring

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April 05, 2021

5.0

Hace las preguntas necesarias y se da su tiempo necesario Para una consulta completa

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April 02, 2021

5.0

Very patient with my questions and very knowledgeable and informative

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April 02, 2021

5.0

Very friendly, explains stuff well, took time to listen and explain things, efficient and timely

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March 26, 2021

5.0

Compassionate

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March 23, 2021

5.0

He was knowledgeable and caring.

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March 10, 2021

5.0

Explains things clearly...asks good questions and follow up probes ... affable ... good eye contact

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February 17, 2021

5.0

Personality and knowledge

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February 12, 2021

5.0

Very understanding of my conditions. Very analytical and logical. Extremely courteous.

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January 26, 2021

5.0

Articulate

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January 22, 2021

5.0

Once I got an appointment, all follow up was super fast.

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January 12, 2021

5.0

he is a great doctor

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January 12, 2021

5.0

I was very impressed with Dr. Sala. It was easy to tell that he knew what he was talking about and that he wanted to do what he could to maintain and or improve my health.

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January 08, 2021

5.0

Dr. Sala has been wonderful to work with. He takes the time to listen and explains everything thoroughly to me. I have always felt well taken care of.

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December 28, 2020

5.0

Part of saving my life

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December 23, 2020

5.0

We did a telephone medical visit and he was so nice to speak to and gave me enough time to answer my questions. He also had time to let my husband ask a question and he answer it. I thought that was very nice of him to take the question.

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December 20, 2020

5.0

very compassionate.

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December 18, 2020

5.0

He really took the time to explain everything to me. For example rather than just saying I had nodules, he pulled up my CT scan and showed me the nodules and explained it all to me. I really appreciated it and left the appointment with a greater understanding of everything and a greater peace of mind.

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December 16, 2020

5.0

I believe he is an excellent Doctor

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December 04, 2020

5.0

He really took the time to sit down and go through all of my concerns with me. He was very reassuring and provided holistic care.

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November 25, 2020

5.0

simple answer to my questions. He started with the basic. We will see where that goes.

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November 10, 2020

5.0

Wonderful demeanor.

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November 10, 2020

5.0

I only met my doctor via Telemedicine. He was very personable and seemed knowledgeable.

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November 04, 2020

5.0

Very easy to understand

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November 04, 2020

5.0

Good communication

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November 03, 2020

5.0

Dr. Sala was fantastic, listened patiently to all my concerns, made me feel comfortable, provided a plan for treatment and caught a important issue my rheumatologist had missed that identified a genetic disorder that had been impacting my quality of life for the past 25 years.

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November 03, 2020

5.0

Dr. Sala was fantastic, listened patiently to all my concerns, made me feel comfortable, provided a plan for treatment and caught a important issue my rheumatologist had missed that identified a genetic disorder that had been impacting my quality of life for the past 25 years. The front desk and registration staff were also incredibly kind and helpful when I needed more information regarding my referrals.

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October 27, 2020

5.0

Took time to answer by questions and understand my concerns

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October 27, 2020

5.0

It took more than 2 weeks to get a call back.

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October 27, 2020

5.0

Dr. Sala was excellent... very knowledgable and helpful.

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October 27, 2020

5.0

Staff setting up the Appt were professional; the MD was excellent... very knowledgable and helpful.

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October 17, 2020

5.0

Thorough, caring.

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October 16, 2020

5.0

15 out of ten. BEST Dr Sala saved me from my chronic cough

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October 16, 2020

5.0

They know medicine the right way

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October 09, 2020

5.0

Professional informative and compassionate

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October 09, 2020

5.0

Dr sala is very professional and pleasant our conversations were very informative. Dr sala also expresses compassion which is so important in the doctor patient relationship

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September 22, 2020

5.0

Doctor was concerned and helpful.

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September 22, 2020

5.0

Doctor was helpful. Ordered an additional test and scheduled me for a later date.

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September 22, 2020

5.0

Excellent Doctor

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September 18, 2020

4.0

He did an excellent job of explaining to me and was very timely at the actual appointment.

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September 18, 2020

4.0

I liked them very much but it took about a month to get a call back to schedule a 1st appt despite telling me to expect a call no longer than 3 days, then 7 days , then 10 days. I had actually gone on to begin proceeding in a different fashion .

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September 17, 2020

5.0

Dr Sala is very knowledgeable in terms of graft vs host disease of the lung and I believe he has my health a priority for me.

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September 17, 2020

5.0

I believe the doctors at Northwestern are some of the best in our country.

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September 11, 2020

5.0

See previous answer for details.

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September 11, 2020

5.0

Dr. Salas restored my faith in my uneven history w this specialty group at Northwestern! He took lots of time to listen and explain my abnormal ct scan. Thank you!

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September 04, 2020

5.0

He looked at my entire history and current picture to develop a comprehensive treatment plan

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Disclosures

Marc Andrew Sala, MD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

External Professional Relationships

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