Douglas L. Ambler, MD

Douglas L. Ambler, MD

4.9 
412 ratings  Read Reviews
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group

Primary Specialty

Internal Medicine

Insurance Accepted

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Does Not Schedule or Accept New Patients

Practice Focus Areas

Education

Medical Education:
Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine - 1995
Residency:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 1998

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Certified)

Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
On Medical Staff At:
Central DuPage Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall rating

4.9
4.9 
412 Ratings
  • Friendly & Courteous
    5.0
  • Will Recommend to Others
    5.0
  • Clear Explanations
    4.9
  • Shows Concern
    4.9
  • Includes You In Decisions
    4.9
  • Explains Medications
    4.9
  • Follow-Up Instructions
    4.9
  • Easy to Understand
    5.0
  • Time Spent With Patient
    4.9
  • Confidence in Doctor
    5.0

Reviews from Patients

97 Reviews
November 03, 2019

very good experience

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October 26, 2019

I'm fortunate in that the only means I have of judging a doctor's expertise is his willingness to answer questions and his ability to back up his answers with recent information. Dr Ambler get top marks in both categories.

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October 25, 2019

Doug was very attentive to my concerns, as usual.

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October 16, 2019

Dr. Ambler is the best doctor I have ever had. He makes me feel is he genuinely concerned about my wellness. He asks questions and listens to my answers and answers all my questions with thoughtful answers. He doesn't just give a quick yes or no. We have actual conversations about all aspects of my care. I like that.

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October 14, 2019

Dr. Ambler exhibits the perfect blend of professionalism and friendliness. He listens thoughtfully to any questions or concerns and is thorough and clear in his explanations. He never makes you feel rushed. I have recommended him to anyone who asks me for a recommendation.

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October 11, 2019

Very pleased with Dr. Ambler. Easy to talk with, through explanations.

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October 06, 2019

I now live in the city of Chicago and still make a trip to the suburbs to see Dr. Ambler, who through the last 18 years or so, has helped my family through many "life events."

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September 15, 2019

Dr. Ambler is very kind, caring and concerned for my health and well being.

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September 14, 2019

Dr. Ambler always takes the time to answer questions and explain medical concerns. He never rushes and gives his full attention to the patient.

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September 01, 2019

Dr. Ambler is awesome. He took a good amount of time to review my charts with me and answer all of my questions. He also provided good clarity / instructions moving forward. Super thankful.

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August 30, 2019

Dr. Ambler is great! Very personable and easy to talk with. I hope I never have to find another PCP.

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August 05, 2019

Very good experience.

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August 05, 2019

I have been a patient of *Dr. Ambler for 20 yrs.

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July 30, 2019

Good.

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July 11, 2019

Dr. Ambler took time to go over all recent test results and explain in a way that was easy to understand even though I was the last appointment of the day.

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July 11, 2019

Dr. Ambler is great! He shows real concern about his patients.

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July 06, 2019

I did recommend Dr. Ambler to my husband who is now seeing him.

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June 18, 2019

I never feel rushed. *Dr. Ambler takes more than enough time with me.

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June 09, 2019

Dr. Ambler is caring and competent.

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June 02, 2019

My experience was thorough and efficient!

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May 19, 2019

Dr. Ambler and staff are FANTASTIC!

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April 18, 2019

Dr. Ambler is an outstanding doctor who genuinely cares about his patients

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April 07, 2019

Dr. Ambler is one of the best providers I have ever had. He is caring and does everything in the patient's best interest.

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March 25, 2019

Dr. Ambler is outstanding !

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March 25, 2019

Dr. Ambler is an excellent doctor. He is both thoroughly professional and at the same time very caring. Not only does he spend the time he needs to listening to me as a patient and explains things extremely well. In addition, he refers to other doctors who are as outstanding and caring as he is.

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March 06, 2019

*Dr. Ambler is a one of a kind doctor. He is a jewel. He is the most outstanding doctor I have ever had in my life.

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March 02, 2019

A++++++ Dr Ambler is OUTSTANDING in every regard.

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February 24, 2019

Dr. Ambler is wonderful! He is personal and gave me all the time I needed. He is patient, and I appreciate his expertise!

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February 12, 2019

Doug Ambler is great.

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February 10, 2019

Dr. Ambler and his staff are excellent.

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February 05, 2019

I have seen Dr Ambler for years and I will continue to see him, even if it hard to get in there. He is a professional and always has time to listen to my concerns.

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February 01, 2019

Dr. Ambler is a most caring and compassionate doctor. He never rushes me, and always makes me feel confident in my health care options. I trust him completely.

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January 24, 2019

I think very highly of Dr. Ambler. In all my years of seeing him he has always been very attentive and takes the time to listen to any concerns I may have. I respect his judgement.

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January 14, 2019

having been going to Dr. Ambler for over ten years. He a very understanding, dedicated and caring person.

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January 10, 2019

I never feel rushed with Dr. Ambler or any of the staff.

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December 28, 2018

Dr Ambler has been my primary care provider for over20+ years and will remain so. Excellent doctor and care giver.

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December 24, 2018

Dr Ambler is the BEST!

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December 22, 2018

One of the reason's I love Dr Ambler is that he always has time for my questions and never make me feel rushed.

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December 18, 2018

Dr. Ambler is the best! I'm fortunate to have such a doc for my primary.

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December 17, 2018

Dr. Ambler provides excellent care and is always willing to listen. There has never been a time when I reached out to the office for medical services without a prompt and caring response.Dr. Ambler always goes above and beyond for his patients and families.

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December 04, 2018

Love and appreciate Dr. Ambler.

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November 16, 2018

Dr. Ambler is always very helpful and informative.

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November 09, 2018

I have been going to Dr Ambler for many years and would highly recommend him to another person.

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November 01, 2018

I am blessed to have Dr. D. Ambler as my primary physician.

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October 19, 2018

Dr. Ambler is terrific. Too bad there is not a category above Very Good.

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October 10, 2018

Dr. Ambler is one of the best doctors I have ever met. He is thorough, knowledgeable, easy to understand and right on top of any problems discussed. He is outstanding.

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October 09, 2018

Dr. Ambler is a GREAT listener.

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October 05, 2018

Dr. Ambler is the best! Knowledgeable, friendly, professional and never rushed, he inspires confidence in his recommendations. I have several friends who see Dr. Ambler, and they all feel the same.

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October 01, 2018

*Dr. Ambler is outstanding - He has my 100% confidence.

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September 29, 2018

Dr Ambler is always friendly and gives us his full concentration and plenty of time to ask questions.

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September 27, 2018

Dr Ambler takes all the time needed and truly cares for patients I feel

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September 23, 2018

Dr. Ambler has been my internist for at least 18 years.

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September 17, 2018

I think very highly of Dr. Ambler. He is extremely knowlegable and I trust him totally. Dr. Ambler is very personable as well. I am very happy that he is my doctor and know I am in good hands.

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September 16, 2018

Dr. Ambler is very thorough and never seems to be in a hurry to end the appt. He always answers all my questions. I'm very confident in his care.

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September 15, 2018

Doctor Ambler was patient and attentive to all questions and concerns. He spent ample time describing, explaining, and answering all questions.

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September 14, 2018

Dr Ambler listens, is very knowledgeable and caring,answered all our questions, etc.

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September 07, 2018

Dr Ambler is very inclusive and very willing to explain things/answer questions. He wants his patients informed of their choices, what they need to watch out for and suggests additional care or identify what is not applicable to the patient.

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September 02, 2018

Dr. Ambler is very good at what he does. Takes time to listen and advise.

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August 29, 2018

*Dr. Ambler is the best doctor that I have had! (I am 78, so lots of experience).

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August 23, 2018

Dr Ambler geared his explanations to my level of understanding. That made for a discussion at the technical level I wanted without any condescension. This strikes me as a considerable skill. It was also clear that Dr Ambler was familiar with the latest information about treatments, especially drugs, their effectiveness and interactions.

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August 22, 2018

Dr. Ambler and his nurse are excellent!

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August 16, 2018

Dr. Ambler has a very caring and concerned manner.

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August 09, 2018

I feel so lucky to have Dr. Ambler as my internist. He is compassionate, kind, so knowledgable and a great diagnostician.

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August 02, 2018

Dr Ambler spends as much time as I need. he is always kind and compsssionate

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August 02, 2018

Dr Ambler is a remarkable guy. He listens well, speaks clearly, and always has my best at heart. I have recommended him to many friends and family over the years.

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July 05, 2018

Dr. Ambler is the best, most caring doctor I have ever been to. I have complete confidence in him.

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June 25, 2018

If Dr. Ambler ever left the practice I would be devastated.

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June 24, 2018

it is amazing every time I see Dr Ambler, I always feel so much better than before the appointment and its 3 days later and I still feel great thank you

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June 18, 2018

Dr. Ambler has always been very efficient, and I appreciate the quick response from either himself or the staff on MyChart with any test results or answers to questions. I never feel rushed when in his exam room. My husband and I have been patients of Dr. Ambler for many years.

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June 18, 2018

Dr. Ambler is very efficient. I have been going to him for a lot of years!

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June 10, 2018

very good

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June 07, 2018

I like Dr Ambler and respect his knowledge and abilities so much that I referred my husband to him.

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April 20, 2018

wonderful care giververy competent

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April 17, 2018

Dr. Ambler is a caring, knowledgeable, thorough and never in a RUSH. He gives his patients his full attention, wish more medical personnel had his attributes.

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April 15, 2018

Dr. Ambler is superb!!!

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April 10, 2018

Dr. Ambler is professional, thorough, and efficient.

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April 09, 2018

the time the doctor spent with me was very informative. I was very pleased with his attention to detail. he was very easy to speak with.

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April 05, 2018

dr ambler is outstanding. I have moved from Wheaton but now drive an hour to keep him as my doctor he is the best!

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April 02, 2018

Very knowledgeable physician

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March 22, 2018

Dr Ambler is the best

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March 18, 2018

All went well

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March 14, 2018

very professional

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March 13, 2018

Dr. Ambler is amazing

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March 12, 2018

Dr. Ambler has been my doctor for many years, and Dr. Taylor before him.

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March 11, 2018

Dr. Ambler has always been good.

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March 05, 2018

I have been a patient of Dr Ambler's for years. Always satisfied.

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