Devalingam Mahalingam, MD, PhD

Devalingam Mahalingam, MD, PhD

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, National University of Ireland Galway - 2000
Fellowships:
University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio Joe and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine - 2009

Languages Spoken

  • Malay

Board Certifications

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

Faculty Profile

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

5.0
5.0 

116 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

108 Reviews

November 12, 2020

5.0

Empathetic

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November 12, 2020

5.0

Dr Mahalingam has a great bedside manner

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November 12, 2020

5.0

I have most confidence and trust in my treatment with Dr. Mahalingam. He is an expert in the field of cancer treatment for my particular situation.

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November 12, 2020

5.0

Excellent service.

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November 12, 2020

5.0

Very knowledgeable

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November 12, 2020

5.0

Great staff and facility

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November 10, 2020

5.0

He does his best to help you out on your condition.

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November 09, 2020

5.0

He recognized I needed help ASAP!

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November 09, 2020

5.0

Reliability

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November 06, 2020

5.0

Discussed everything with full detail and explained every step with my best health in mind.

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November 06, 2020

5.0

Saved my life with chemotherapy and doctors and nurses at Northwestern guided me through the hardest time in my life. The best medical care ever and I never trusted doctors till the northwestern experience

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November 06, 2020

5.0

Dr Mahalingam is very professional, he explains everything about the treatment and what to expect.He also takes the time to chat and reassure you if you have concerns.

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November 06, 2020

5.0

The staff are very professional yet also very caring.

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November 05, 2020

5.0

Smart

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November 05, 2020

5.0

The best

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November 05, 2020

5.0

Personable, caring, thorough

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November 05, 2020

5.0

Great care, exceptional follow up, knowledgeable professionals

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November 05, 2020

5.0

Presented and explained my options. Answered all questions. Made me feel like he was concerned. Kii

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October 30, 2020

5.0

The team wants to know how I am feeling, and how I am dealing with the side effects, which I really appreciate. While I know charting out a long-term plan is difficult, they also lay out the options for me.

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October 29, 2020

5.0

Good smart

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October 29, 2020

5.0

Nice guy smart

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October 29, 2020

5.0

His willingness to discuss options

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October 29, 2020

5.0

Today, the wait times were horrendous. I waited an hour and a half for my infusion

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October 22, 2020

5.0

Very pleasant knowledgable

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October 21, 2020

5.0

The doctor answered all of my questions and explained everything well.

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October 21, 2020

5.0

The doctors were very personable and thorough. They explained everything very well.

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October 19, 2020

5.0

Dr. M seemed very thorough and experienced. He gave me a good sense of confidence in the approach to take in my treatment.

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October 19, 2020

5.0

NW is rated #1 in the Chicago area. Our insurance list it as a cancer center of excellence.

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October 16, 2020

5.0

For the most part he is fine and his explanations are good but no one is perfect.

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October 16, 2020

5.0

The pump does not accurately reflect the amount of time it will take to run out of the infusion. They seem to feel that guessing is good enough.

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October 15, 2020

5.0

I like the way he explain the treatments & how he explain to my wife.

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October 15, 2020

5.0

I like the personal care.

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October 14, 2020

5.0

He seems highly knowledgeable and caring.

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October 14, 2020

5.0

Great staffing. Very convenient layout with labs, physicians and infusions centrally located. Parking is good, as well.

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October 12, 2020

5.0

He was courteous and very forthcoming with his opinion

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October 12, 2020

5.0

It was my initial visit for a second opinion and the staff was prompt, attentive and the doctor made his evaluation easy to understand

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October 09, 2020

5.0

Nice and smart

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October 09, 2020

5.0

Nice and smart

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October 08, 2020

5.0

Friendly and professional

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October 08, 2020

5.0

Excellent care

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October 02, 2020

5.0

Well I didn't see the Doctor this time but I was impressed with him my last visit.

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October 01, 2020

5.0

He explains my medical problem and the plan of care in detail. Listens to me and takes his time in explaining topics. Reviews content I am not clear on. Is patient and kind in delivery of care presentation.

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October 01, 2020

5.0

Provide clear and detailed medical plan of care. I felt as those my opinion mattered.

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September 29, 2020

5.0

He seems highly knowledgeable and interested in helping me. His NP Kati is excellent.

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September 29, 2020

5.0

Great staffing. They seem highly knowledgeable.

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September 25, 2020

5.0

Quality Dr.

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September 25, 2020

5.0

Quality care.

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September 25, 2020

5.0

Nice and smart

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September 25, 2020

5.0

Nice and smart

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September 24, 2020

4.0

Very good

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September 21, 2020

5.0

His team offer excellent care, I haven't had much time with Dr Mahalingam but I know if I need to see him he would make the time.

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September 21, 2020

5.0

I feel I am in good hands

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September 21, 2020

5.0

My doctor is always willing and able to listen to my questions and concerns. Very pleasant and kind disposition when I see him. Able to explain information about my course of treatment.

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September 21, 2020

5.0

Excellence in treatment.

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September 21, 2020

5.0

Very good doctor

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September 21, 2020

5.0

Because the nuses and doctor took good care of me doing my staying at northwerstern

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September 20, 2020

5.0

Always answers all the questions even questions that may not be related to the ailment never refuses to answer any medical questions

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September 20, 2020

5.0

Very kind professional patient and prompt treatment

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September 18, 2020

5.0

He explains everything and answers any of my questions. I always feel that when I am meeting with him, either in person or teleconference that he is focused on me and my cancer.

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September 18, 2020

5.0

I feel that your team is very good and they listen to the patient.

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September 18, 2020

5.0

Great personality. Calm and reassuring

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September 18, 2020

5.0

There is always someone there for me. Everyone is attentive and compassionate

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September 18, 2020

5.0

Nice and smart

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September 18, 2020

5.0

Nice and smart

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September 17, 2020

5.0

Knowledgeable, caring and willing to address any issues immediately.

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September 17, 2020

5.0

The Nurses are outstanding and informative they always make my dad feel comfortable given the circumstances. Dr M. Is an outstanding oncologist he is informative and when asking questions I don't feel rushed. He is taking care of my dad which the upmost care and patience.

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September 17, 2020

5.0

Friendly and knowledgeable

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September 17, 2020

5.0

Excellent care

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September 15, 2020

5.0

Positive and proactive attitude. Our appointment did not go as expected due to the inability for him to review the imaging. He didn't let that stop him from providing guidance on next steps.

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September 14, 2020

5.0

He is clearly very knowledgeable while still being able to communicate complex information in a way I can understand. He is a true patient advocate

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September 14, 2020

5.0

The innovative thinking and willingness to think of different treatment options means a lot

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September 07, 2020

5.0

hes a good guy

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September 07, 2020

5.0

he is nice

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September 04, 2020

5.0

Kind, takes his time to make sure there are no questions and everything is understood.

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September 04, 2020

5.0

Everything is well organized and runs smoothly.

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September 03, 2020

5.0

Excellent bedside manner and very knowledgeable

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September 03, 2020

5.0

Dr Mahalingham is competent and kind.

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September 01, 2020

5.0

The staff is wonderful - polite and professional!

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August 28, 2020

5.0

Friendly and knowledgeable

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August 25, 2020

5.0

I have utmost respect and confidence in his professional judgment, experience and most of all, his careful care about my treatment.

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August 24, 2020

5.0

He's avery good doctor.wheb I mat him first time i was so nervous. He talk to me and I got hope that I will be survive. He is best .

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August 21, 2020

5.0

The hospital and my doctor seem well coordinated and very knowledgeable.

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August 20, 2020

5.0

Very knowledgeable, professional, communicates well with patients and he listens to them.

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August 20, 2020

5.0

Knowledgeable and professional

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August 20, 2020

5.0

He takes time to talk and listen to his patients.

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August 17, 2020

5.0

I feel confident with him.

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August 07, 2020

5.0

He is very nice and explains all my medical issues with me very well

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August 06, 2020

5.0

He is extremely patient with my dad and is very informative. I am extremely happy with the care that they have provided so far.

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August 06, 2020

5.0

Dr. Mahalingam was very personable and took the time to explain my Mother's cancer treatment options clearly and answer all of our questions. We were never rushed, and left with the feeling that he genuinely cared about her and the confidence he would be there 100% to support her throughout her care.

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August 05, 2020

5.0

The staff was professional and kind. The doctor took his time, gave thorough explanations in a caring optimistic way.

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August 03, 2020

5.0

Caring.Knowledgeable on disease and treatments .Takes time to talk to patient .Explains treatment plan

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July 30, 2020

5.0

I found him personable and knowledgeable. He seems trustworthy.

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July 24, 2020

5.0

Very good explanation and thorough

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July 23, 2020

5.0

He is very encitefull and expeditious.

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July 20, 2020

5.0

The dr was knowledgeable of my condition and it easy to have a discussion with him.

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July 20, 2020

5.0

Good knowledge and professionalism.

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July 13, 2020

5.0

Very thorough.

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July 13, 2020

5.0

knowledgeable and Caring.

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July 13, 2020

5.0

GREAT DOCTOR!

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July 06, 2020

5.0

Dr took his time and gave good explanation of my cancer and the treatment plan.

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July 05, 2020

5.0

He was knowledgeable, prepared and formed a plan of attack of the cancer diagnosis from the beginning.

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June 29, 2020

5.0

Dr Mahalingam provided thoughtful solutions and course of action for my treatment and encouraged my input.

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June 25, 2020

5.0

He explained my cases very well

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June 18, 2020

5.0

Dr. Mahalinghan is very thorough in explaining all the details of my testing and my diagnosis

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June 16, 2020

5.0

Perfect as a physician in every way

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June 11, 2020

5.0

Very professional and pleasant

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June 11, 2020

5.0

My doctor is sensitive to my medical issues. I appreciate his genuine concerns and respect and trust his decisions regarding his overall medical recommendation.

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June 04, 2020

5.0

The doctor was great he took his time to explained everything into details

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