Marilyn G. Pearson, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Internal Medicine

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, Boston University School of Medicine - 1977
Residency:
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago - 1980
Fellowships:
University of Chicago - 1984

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine (Certified)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Clinical Assistant Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Alignment Category:
nmpn
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

820 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

92 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

92 Reviews

May 06, 2023

4.0

She is excellent, good skills wide experience, cafres enough to take her time. BUT she is hampered by presure to see more patients in less time.

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May 05, 2023

5.0

Excellent Healthcare provider

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May 03, 2023

5.0

She is easy to talk to and always listens to any concerns I have.

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May 01, 2023

5.0

Dr Pearson is truly an amazing doctor and an amazing woman. She’s always quick to respond to my messages and puts me at ease when I have a medical issue. I wish there was a number higher than 10. She is such a great doctor. I’m so lucky to have her as my doctor. Such an asset to NW Hospital!!

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May 01, 2023

5.0

She's amazing!

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May 01, 2023

5.0

Because she is a top notch Docter always cares and wants the best for here Patients. And here diagnosis are always correct. I been with Dr.Pearson for many years.She was my Docter first in [ ],and I fallowed here to Northwestern.

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April 27, 2023

5.0

I’ve been seeing Dr Pearson for years. She is the best. She always takes the time to listen and I never feel rushed.

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April 27, 2023

5.0

Marilyn Pearson listens and works with her patients. She is a true partner and I’m lucky to have found her. I attribute much of my good health to her ability to understand and listen to my health concerns.

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April 27, 2023

5.0

Very caring and knowledgeable

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April 21, 2023

5.0

Kind, thoughtful and thorough

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April 21, 2023

5.0

She takes the time to really listen to me and engaged in whole person wellness. I fell well cared for

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April 18, 2023

5.0

Dr. Pearson is an excellent. Her patience, her compassion , listening qualities is what I wish form my doctor. She has all the qualities that I desire.

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April 17, 2023

5.0

Great doctor. Hoprfully she wont retire yet

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April 12, 2023

5.0

She always listens patiently to my questions and concerns. I appreciate that she is cautious about prescribing meds - unlike so many Drs who just want to give you meds without thoroughly investigating the issue. She is kind and compassionate - best dr I have ever had and I’m almost 60.

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April 10, 2023

5.0

Doctor Pearson is pretty awesome. I love her demeanor & find her easy to talk to.

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April 10, 2023

5.0

She is wonderful. She listens so well, and is warm and knowledgeable

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April 10, 2023

5.0

She is amazing!! She listens well and provides good guidance and care.

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April 09, 2023

5.0

She listens and follows up

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April 08, 2023

5.0

She listens!!!!

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April 07, 2023

5.0

Dr. Pearson listened carefully and clearly articulated next steps for me and her. She was clear about what this issue could be without raising undue concerns.

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April 07, 2023

5.0

Dr. Pearson is friendly and puts you at ease. Follows up on information from your last exam and helps navigate new areas of concern.

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April 06, 2023

5.0

Dr. Pearson is as gifted, wise, and caring a doctor as there is.

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April 05, 2023

5.0

She’s patient, thorough, caring and spends as much time with you as you need.

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April 04, 2023

5.0

Dr. Pearson is seemingly competent, friendly and empathetic,

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April 03, 2023

5.0

Very organized and efficient.

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April 03, 2023

5.0

Smart, kind, thoughtful and compassionate

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March 31, 2023

5.0

Dr. Pearson is simply the kindest, easy to talk to, understanding, but no nonsense physician. She listens to what I have to say, and offers a variety of options and recommendations. I’m very grateful for her.

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March 31, 2023

5.0

Awesome doctor. Listens to concerns and provides information in a understandable and caring manner. Very personable and knowledgeable.

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March 30, 2023

5.0

Great Dr, kind, intelligent and thorough

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March 30, 2023

5.0

Dr Pearson is great, very professional and caring for her patients.

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March 30, 2023

5.0

Very accessible, knowledgeable, sensible, sensitive to patient concerns

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March 30, 2023

5.0

She is attentive to my questions and condition - feel heard and not rushed.

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March 29, 2023

5.0

She cares, she gets it, she provides education and hope.

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March 28, 2023

5.0

Confident that she is a great doctor who listens and offers solutions.

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March 23, 2023

5.0

She is always caring, professional, and giving with her time at the appointments.

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March 23, 2023

5.0

Quick waiting time, efficient work, dr is friendly so are staff

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March 22, 2023

5.0

See above she is the reason I come to Northwestern Medicine for my primary care.

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March 20, 2023

5.0

Dr, Pearson is down to earth and a concerned listener, very professional. Thank you.

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March 16, 2023

5.0

Awesome encounter..

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March 13, 2023

5.0

She is thorough but not over the top.

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March 10, 2023

5.0

She listens to me. Contacts my specialist for followup

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March 09, 2023

5.0

She seems to care and listen. I've been coming to her for at least 6 years. I feel confident in her abilities re my care. And I don't say that to be cavalier.

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March 08, 2023

5.0

She truly cares about my health and has my best interest in mind

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March 06, 2023

5.0

Dr. Pearson always listens and involves me in whatever decision needs to be made.

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March 06, 2023

5.0

Dr. Pearson takes time to listen to her patients and realizes that medical interventions are always a compromise.

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March 04, 2023

5.0

She's great!

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March 03, 2023

5.0

Dr. Pearson is not judgmental. She is warm and friendly. Though she is undoubtedly busy, she takes the time to listen and carefully answer questions.

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March 02, 2023

5.0

I’ve known Dr. Pearson for years. She is a caring, wonderful doctor who looks out for the well being of her patients.

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March 02, 2023

5.0

Detail oriented and practical

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March 01, 2023

5.0

Dr Pearson is awesome

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February 27, 2023

5.0

Excellent medical care. Compassionate, explains everything in plain language.

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February 27, 2023

5.0

She’s professional, knowledgeable, compassionate, and a wonderful physician!

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February 24, 2023

5.0

She’s very knowledgeable and cares about her patients.

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February 19, 2023

5.0

Friendly, thorough, up on the vaccines, procedures etc. Willing to help me complete the health form for a retirement community I'm considering.

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February 17, 2023

5.0

she helped me

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February 17, 2023

5.0

Great person to discuss your problem with.

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February 17, 2023

5.0

Dr. Pearson was caring and informative about my issue.

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February 16, 2023

5.0

Best doctor ever

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February 16, 2023

5.0

The best of the best.

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February 16, 2023

5.0

She is very attentive to what you say and your concerns, and is thoughtful in her care.

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February 15, 2023

5.0

She’s not your typical doctor. I never feel rushed. She listens to you, she’s highly skilled. She cares,. They just don’t make them like Dr. Pearson anymore.

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February 11, 2023

5.0

She is a fantastic doctor who makes her patients feel at ease and truly cares about what is best for the patient. By far the best primary care doctor I have ever had.

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February 08, 2023

5.0

She gets it. She makes suggestions and recommendations and I always enjoy my visit with her.

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February 08, 2023

4.0

She’s a nice doctor.

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February 08, 2023

5.0

Dr Pearson shows the utmost respect to her patients. She is the best that I have seen. Listening, answering your concern and if she does not have the answer she says so and directs you to the source to get the answer that you are seeking.

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February 06, 2023

5.0

Listens to you, takes you seriously, takes great notes from last visit.

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February 04, 2023

5.0

Dr. Pearson is very personable ready to talk to, and LISTENS to my questions and concerns.

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February 01, 2023

5.0

Dr. Pearson is always ready to listen and thorough in her exam.

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February 01, 2023

5.0

she keeps up with current research, cares about her patients, is forthright and pragmatic

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January 30, 2023

5.0

Even though I only see her once a year, it feels like Dr Pearson knows me. She takes time to explain things, share data/research and then involves me in my medical decisions. She is an excellent doctor.

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January 26, 2023

5.0

Dr. Pearson seems to care about her patients at heart. And to me, that's already an added plus because she seems to listen and want to help and take care of the patient (me) so I can work with that.

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January 25, 2023

5.0

she was very personable and easy to talk to

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January 23, 2023

5.0

Dr. Pearson provides quality care and also is a kind and inquisitive person during the process! I always feel heard and understood. Thank you!

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January 21, 2023

5.0

Very caring; great listener.

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January 21, 2023

5.0

Dr. Pearson is fabulous. There are not enough words in the English language for me to express how much I love her. Her bedside manner is loving and seamless. I literally feel like I’m going to see a dear friend when I have my yearly visit.

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January 17, 2023

5.0

She is a very caring person other than being my doctor..

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January 17, 2023

5.0

Because she is on exellent Docter,the best!

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January 17, 2023

5.0

Dr. Pearson is above reproach, she is passionate about the care her patients receive and you never feel like you are being rushed out.

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January 13, 2023

5.0

My kind of doctor

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January 13, 2023

5.0

I never feel rushed and she seems genuinely concerned about me and any issues I have.

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January 11, 2023

5.0

Dr. Pearson is both wise and compassionate.

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January 10, 2023

5.0

She listen advise and spend more time on her patience Wonderful doctor love her

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January 10, 2023

5.0

Certainly one of, if not the Best Doctors I have had. Compassionate, engaging & knowledgeable. Easy to talk to, never intimidating or arrogant. Seems to respect my opinion (or fakes it well, lol). Having recently lost my Cardiologist & Neurologist has given me perspective on how much I count on her now.

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January 09, 2023

5.0

she's the best!! kind, caring and patient.

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January 06, 2023

5.0

Dr. Pearson has been my doctor for several years. She's the only one I trust to take care of my health care needs.

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January 05, 2023

5.0

Dr. Pearson is great. She's honest, personable, quick and to the point, and easy to talk to. I appreciate that she isn't trying to push medication on me but is real about what is needed for my health.

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January 05, 2023

5.0

Best doctor I’ve ever had

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January 05, 2023

5.0

Good medical detective, I like her bedside manner too.

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January 04, 2023

5.0

Great to work with

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January 04, 2023

5.0

Dr Pearson is extremely knowledgeable and she makes you feel comfortable with her diagnosis.

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December 29, 2022

5.0

Dr Pearson has been my doctor for decades. She is very caring and friendly. She listens and ensures that my issues are taken care of and any questions answered. She reviews past medical situations while discussing current and future care. Her empathy is very reassuring when dealing with health.

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December 23, 2022

5.0

Listens to your concerns and is on top of trying to figure it out.

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Disclosures

Marilyn G. Pearson, MD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

External Professional Relationships

Pharmaceutical, device, and biotechnology companies frequently collaborate with basic scientists and physicians within an academic medical center to help advance science and improve patient care. These relationships are important in achieving scientific breakthroughs and in establishing the effectiveness and safety of promising new therapies. In order to assure objectivity in clinical research and patient care, the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (Feinberg), Northwestern Memorial HealthCare, Children's Hospital of Chicago Medical Center, and the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab have adopted integrity policies that require research and clinical faculty (in full-time, part-time, and unpaid/voluntary categories) to report compensated and uncompensated external industry relationships. Patients are encouraged to discuss these disclosures with their physician as well as to inquire as to how these relationships are overseen by Feinberg. To learn more about our Disclosure and Professional Integrity Policy, and the conflict of interest policies of our joint affiliate survey partners, please go to our Office for Regulatory Affairs Policies page.