Kalvin C H Lung, MD

Kalvin C H Lung, MD

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Primary Specialty

Thoracic Surgery

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Practice Focus Areas

Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine - 2013
Residency:
University of Western Ontario London Health Sciences - 2018
Fellowships:
University of Toronto - 2020

Languages Spoken

  • Cantonese

Board Certifications

  • The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada* - Surgery (Certified)
  • The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada* - Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery (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
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
On Medical Staff At:
Central DuPage Hospital
Delnor Hospital
Huntley Hospital
Kishwaukee Hospital
McHenry Hospital
Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Palos Hospital
Woodstock Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

309 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

79 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

79 Reviews

August 20, 2023

5.0

I appreciate his candor, his willingness to listen, and his timely response to my continuous questions.

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August 19, 2023

5.0

Dr Lung explained the process that is used in roboticaly assisted surgery. He followed by listing the risks and the statistics associated with them. The coverage of topics was so good that i had no questions at the end. I believe I am in the best of hands.

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August 15, 2023

5.0

Dr Lung is both personable and professional in his manner of communication with his patient. I appreciated him making sure I understood all information given to me, and I never felt rushed.

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August 12, 2023

5.0

Thoroughness, explaining things in detail, taking time.

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August 07, 2023

5.0

First time meeting Dr Lung. He was very familiar with my case and history. Loved his bedside manners. He explained things easily to understand. Listened to my concerns

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August 04, 2023

5.0

Dr.Lung will not disappoint. Not only is he a great lung surgeon, he is also personable and a pleasure to deal,with.

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August 04, 2023

5.0

He appears to care. He has a good bedside manner. That's something that you need when you are afraid and uncertain about what's going on.

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August 04, 2023

5.0

He is precise and dedicated to providing exceptional care.

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August 02, 2023

5.0

excellent caring to ask appropriate questions to address any concerns with care.

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August 01, 2023

5.0

Without question I will recommend Dr. Lung to others that may require a lung biopsy!

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July 31, 2023

5.0

Smart, kind and thorough.

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July 31, 2023

5.0

He was concerned and knowledgeable.

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July 25, 2023

5.0

Professor and knowledge

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July 18, 2023

5.0

I haven't had my surgery yet, but feel very comfortable with Dr. Lung so far. I appreciate how willing he is to collaborate with the other members of my health care team. Every question I asked was given a clear answer in a manner I could easily follow.

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July 17, 2023

5.0

i like him so much i sent my husband to him and would not hesitate to recommend him to my friends.

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July 08, 2023

5.0

Answered all questions. Had a genuine interest.

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July 07, 2023

5.0

He explained erything.

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July 07, 2023

5.0

Although my surgery resulted in a major complication requiring a second surgery, I have confidence in Dr Lung.

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July 07, 2023

5.0

He is nice and he explained everything to me in detail concerning my operation.

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July 01, 2023

5.0

Confidence inspiring

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June 23, 2023

5.0

The confidence that your Doctors will tell me what's next and where I need to be/go for best future outcomes. Thank you Dr.Lung and Northwestern Hospital!

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June 12, 2023

5.0

He was so kind. He was patient and took his time with me.

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June 03, 2023

5.0

Dr Lung is a wonderful surgeon! I can't believe the difference I feel after my surgery. Like a new person

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May 30, 2023

5.0

Dr Lung is very knowledgeable and I was reassured by his explanations

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May 29, 2023

5.0

Great bedside manner, thorough, takes the time to answer all your questions....and then some

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May 26, 2023

5.0

Great doctor explains everything I wanted

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May 22, 2023

5.0

Spent a lot of time explaining. Thorough

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May 19, 2023

5.0

Calming and informative

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May 15, 2023

5.0

Great Dr. Very thorough and understanding.

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May 10, 2023

5.0

Dr Lung and his team are very caring and supportive.

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May 09, 2023

5.0

Dr. Lung is invested in his patients, detailed, communicative and personable. He also performs advanced lung surgery using robotics that allowed for a decreased recovery period.

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May 02, 2023

5.0

Listens well . Pre-op Dr. Lung explained the possible findings and surgical pathways; post- op he communicated what happened and what was found during the surgery, and next steps. Overall very pleased by the whole experience.

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April 28, 2023

5.0

Good doctor

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April 25, 2023

5.0

Dr Lung is professional, considerate and take good care of his patients.

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April 24, 2023

5.0

Dr. Lung save my life through expert skills as a surgeon.

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April 22, 2023

5.0

He seems kind and considerate of my condition.

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April 11, 2023

5.0

Dr lung showed great care for his patients

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April 04, 2023

5.0

Very good Doctor

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March 31, 2023

5.0

He has patience with his patients. He explains everything to you.

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March 27, 2023

5.0

He took the time and made me feel comfortable.

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March 27, 2023

5.0

Dr. Lung is phenomenal. His care and consideration for his patients is beyond comparison! Dr. Lung has an ability to listen with empathy and compassion that is seldom seen and is matched with an extraordinary ability to communicate complex medical and surgical plans in terms that are so clearly understandable and able to be acted upon by his patients.

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March 27, 2023

5.0

He explained my previous lung conditions to me.

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March 25, 2023

5.0

Thorough description of processes and cogent description of “go forward”.

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March 24, 2023

5.0

He was knowledgeable, and fix m issues.

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March 20, 2023

5.0

Gives excellent care to patients

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February 24, 2023

5.0

he is a good doctor

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February 17, 2023

5.0

Very professional and easy to talk too and he listens to your concerns.

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February 10, 2023

5.0

Dr. Lung was very personable, clearly had spent time to prepare for my appointment, was very responsive to my questions, and was very engaging!

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February 10, 2023

5.0

As I mentioned before, Dr Lung is a very good doctor, kind, professional, among many other qualities. Explains everything very clearly. He cares about his patients. I feel very blessed to have been cared for by him and his entire team.

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February 06, 2023

5.0

GREAT DOCTOR

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February 04, 2023

5.0

Very caring and was very attentive to my concerns

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February 04, 2023

5.0

Gave detailed explanations

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February 01, 2023

5.0

Dr.Lung is knowledgable, caring and trustworthy. A very pleasant doctor to have on your side. I would highly recommend him. He gets 5 Stars

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January 13, 2023

5.0

Dr. Lung has exceptional excellent good patient manners. Very personable. Caring about you as a patient.

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January 09, 2023

5.0

Never seems rushed. Makes time to answer any questions. Thorough

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December 20, 2022

5.0

Dr. Lung is thorough and very informative.

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December 19, 2022

5.0

Personable, caring, affable, takes time. Excellent explanations

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November 19, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable and personable and took a lot of time

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November 11, 2022

5.0

Expertise and compassion.

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November 08, 2022

5.0

I was immediatley at ease with Dr. Lung, and the assistants I saw prior to and immediatly after seeing Dr. Lung. While I have no way of knowing, I felt that he was well informed of my PET scan, and he was straightforward when explaining the scan results without being curt or condescending. That doesn't mean I'm not nervous; but I get the distinct impression that he is invested in the wellness of us who entrust ourselves to him .

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November 07, 2022

5.0

Dr Lung is very personable, thorough, and professional. I feel very fortunate to have him as my Dr and surgeon!!

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November 04, 2022

5.0

Hes Absolutely fantastic and I owe my life to his fantastic skills

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October 31, 2022

5.0

Dr. Lung is excellent. I completely trust his judgement and that of my care team.

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October 22, 2022

5.0

I liked how he explained his findings on my scans.

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October 19, 2022

5.0

Dr Lung was very informative I felt very comfortable with him !

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October 15, 2022

5.0

Great doctor. Cares about his patients. He was always checking in to see how things were going. If I had to do it all over again I’d have him do it.

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October 11, 2022

5.0

If I need surgery I will have dr Lung do it

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October 10, 2022

5.0

So caring. Explained everything so well. Just another provider at Northwestern with compassion. Made me feel so much better when my visit was over.

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October 07, 2022

5.0

Very informative and personable. Makes you feel comfortable

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October 07, 2022

5.0

Excellent attention to my case. He provided care and support beyond my expectation.

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October 03, 2022

5.0

Knowledgeable, personable

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September 26, 2022

5.0

He was very knowledgeable and very easy to talk to.

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September 23, 2022

5.0

This guy is going places. Awesome surgeon. See previous answer.

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September 23, 2022

5.0

Thoroughly covers all aspects of my testing and results.

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September 23, 2022

5.0

Incredibly thorough explanation of my diagnosis. Great bedside manner. Sense of humor.

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September 09, 2022

5.0

Very informative. Explained all of my options in laments terms.

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September 09, 2022

5.0

He is a very knowledgeable person and very personable. Very easy to talk too.

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September 07, 2022

5.0

This guy and his team literally poked 3 holes in me and took lung pieces out. The whole team was so pleasant and caring. Checked on me multiple times talked to me before and after and during recovery. Dr lung didn't spend a lot of time with me but did stop to see me. It's not his fault I didn't have questions. He and his team were amazing.

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September 02, 2022

5.0

He is Very Good at what he does!!

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Disclosures

Kalvin C H Lung, MD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

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