Benjamin H. Freed, MD

Benjamin H. Freed, MD

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Cardiology

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine - 2004
Residency:
University of Chicago - 2007
Fellowships:
University of Chicago - 2011
University of Chicago - 2012

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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Associate 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 Lake Forest Hospital
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Palos Hospital

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5.0
5.0 

422 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 31, 2022

5.0

Doctor B. Freed combines great expertise and a willingness to listen ,discuss and ability to connect.He is a wonderful Doctor.

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March 29, 2022

5.0

He knows how to talk to patients and not down to them.

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March 24, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable and comprehensive

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March 22, 2022

5.0

He’s a great dr.

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March 18, 2022

5.0

Sr. Freed is an exceptional physician in terms of knowledge and skills. He is a very good listener; allows me to participate in decisions of my care; is personable.

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March 18, 2022

5.0

He cares about my health , he explained well, he make you feel like a family…very good doctor.

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March 15, 2022

5.0

Dr. Freed is a wonderful clinician. He is an attentive listener, thoughtful, answers all questions, and makes a plan to follow that is reassuring. He is extremely generous with his time during the office visit.

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March 13, 2022

5.0

Had a positive experience, Dr. Freed thoroughly listened to my concerns and seemed knowledgeable. I didn't give full rating because I only had one visit and I don't have much experience with services from Northwestern Cardiology yet. While we spent time discussing my recent diagnosis of Atrial Fibrillation, I left realizing that I forgot to ask what to do about my high blood pressure (also new for me).

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March 11, 2022

5.0

He is so competent, knowledgeable, professional and compassionate!!

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March 08, 2022

5.0

Dr. Benjamin Freed was incredibly receptive and knowledgeable. He made an excellent impression on my first visit and his bedside manner was caring.

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February 22, 2022

5.0

Dr. Freed is welcoming and caring. Even given his busy schedule, he takes time to make sure you get the treatment and answers you need. He is personable and professional.

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February 22, 2022

5.0

He is excellent and caring

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February 20, 2022

5.0

He's concern about my health and he cares.

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February 15, 2022

5.0

Takes time and listens. Explains decisions.

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February 11, 2022

5.0

Caring, and compassionate

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February 11, 2022

5.0

Dr. Freed is a careful and thoughtful listener who then explains fully how he intends to proceed in addressing your heart issues. The result is confidence that you have come to the right place.

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February 11, 2022

5.0

Empathetic, kind, patient and friendly doctor. Explained care thoroughly and showed great care.

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February 08, 2022

5.0

I have referred other patients to him and know that their health and lives could not be win better hands.

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February 08, 2022

5.0

Dr. Freed was extremely informative.

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February 08, 2022

5.0

Listens and responds to concerns Very thorough explanations

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February 08, 2022

5.0

Dr Freed is a very competent and. compassionate physician. Listens to patient and develops the appropriate plan of care. I am confident in his ability and can communicate through his office and my chart as needed .

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February 01, 2022

5.0

Smart caring and personable

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January 25, 2022

5.0

Very pleasant to talk to. He listens to what you are saying. He describes your problem & Treatment plan in a way u can understand. He will call you with information on your health. HE CARES!!

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January 22, 2022

5.0

Very caring, Dr Freed spends a lot of time with you and addressing all your concerns and give you clear and precise answers to questions.

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January 21, 2022

5.0

Listens to patience concerns

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January 21, 2022

5.0

He cares He remembers who you are He knows your condition and what to look for to improve me Simply He's the best !!

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January 21, 2022

5.0

It’s rare in today’s Corporate medicine to have a doc who takes time with his patients!

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January 14, 2022

5.0

Wonderful bedside manner! Takes time to explain in layman’s terms.

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January 09, 2022

5.0

Great provider who really cares about his patient.

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January 03, 2022

5.0

Cares and listens to patients

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December 30, 2021

5.0

He explains the results of all the test

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December 17, 2021

5.0

1st visit and will be returning.

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December 10, 2021

5.0

A Doctor Who really cares about the patient

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December 10, 2021

5.0

Very comfortable to meet and talk over my medical issues with. Listened to my questions completely, asked questions and explained his suggestions/treatment thoroughly.

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December 09, 2021

5.0

Extremely knowledgeable and caring doctor.

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December 08, 2021

5.0

I feel he cares about me and he is well qualified

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December 07, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable and easy to talk to.

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December 05, 2021

5.0

He has been very thorough in his questions and answers, affording sufficient time to answer all my questions and put together a plan for me about what I should be doing.

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December 04, 2021

5.0

Dr. Freed actually LISTENS. He doesn’t stare at a computer screen while you are speaking to him.

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November 25, 2021

5.0

Very professional and competent--and responsive to my questions and concerns.

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November 23, 2021

5.0

He is very thorough and speaks to me in language that I can understand.

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November 19, 2021

5.0

He saved my life Very thorough and professional

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November 16, 2021

5.0

Dr Freed actually listens, and explains himself in layman's terms, thus ensuring that each other is understood.

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November 08, 2021

5.0

Dr. Freed has always listened to my feeling about a different approach. Through his patience I am not now on any heart or cholesterol medication.

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November 05, 2021

5.0

Easy to work with. Recommend highly.

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November 04, 2021

5.0

Simply the best. Totally professional in every aspect of the standard of care.

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November 03, 2021

5.0

Dr. Freed is a very personal and caring Doctor along with his staff.

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November 02, 2021

5.0

Communicative, caring and seems technically solid.

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October 26, 2021

5.0

Dr Freed did his homework. This was my first appt with him although I had been with my husband for an appt. He remembered me and inquired about my husbands health. As with my husband he read my information ahead of time and I felt he already knew me. I was impressed with his knowledge demeanor and his “bed side” manner. He completely put me at ease and answered all my questions and concerns.

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October 25, 2021

5.0

He’s smart and meticulous

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October 22, 2021

5.0

Really on top of the situation

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October 22, 2021

5.0

Always very approachable and easy to talk with.

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October 22, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable and concerned. Spends time with patient

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October 21, 2021

5.0

He takes his time to answer questions and is someone I trust with my condition.

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October 21, 2021

4.0

He’s a very good communicator

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October 20, 2021

5.0

Feel comfortable with this doctor. Feel he is protecting my life.

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October 18, 2021

5.0

he is exceptional,he take time to examine me well & explain thoroughly,he is very good doctor.

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October 18, 2021

5.0

He is always prompt to answer out questions, good bed side manners, and on top of the latest. Cardiology care .

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October 08, 2021

5.0

Very systematic and I believe he will follow through with the steps to be taken

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October 05, 2021

5.0

Compassionate thoughtful caring knowledgeable respectful Appear to be unhurried an excellent skill under pressure

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September 30, 2021

5.0

Dr. Freed is very compassionate, thorough and takes time with any questions the patient may have…. to make sure he/she understands the treatment plan and how to maintain good health.

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September 28, 2021

5.0

Dr Freed is excellent. He listens and explains.

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September 23, 2021

5.0

Dr. Bwnjamin Freed is amazing. I wish he had a twin doctor like him for other treatments. He is patient, kind and explains everything clearly and even outside his scope of work. We need more doctors like him who go above and beyond and find time in his busy schedule.

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September 22, 2021

5.0

He really listens to one's problems and offers his suggestions on improvement. Dr. Freed explains why he makes the suggestion and in terms a layman can understand.

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September 21, 2021

5.0

Thoughtful and thorough.

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September 18, 2021

5.0

Dr Freed always takes his time during my appointment. He listens to what I have to say and considers my thoughts and lifestyle when determining treatment.

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September 18, 2021

5.0

Dr. Freed is a fabulous doctor !!!

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September 18, 2021

5.0

I feel that Dr. Freed has my best interest in terms of my overall medical care.

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September 14, 2021

5.0

Very personable and patient focused. Took the time to ensure patient was taken care of

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September 14, 2021

5.0

He takes the time to properly evaluate my needs and does so in a pleasant manner.

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September 13, 2021

5.0

Very patient & informative

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September 10, 2021

5.0

The doctor is very detailed, explain everything very carefully. Very professional

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September 10, 2021

5.0

Dr Freed spent time exploring my health history and explained everything in clear easy to understand terms

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September 10, 2021

5.0

He is one of the best doctors we have ever known!

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September 07, 2021

5.0

Dr Benjamin Freed is very caring, quick in response and very thorough. 5 stars!!!!

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September 07, 2021

5.0

Listens to patients, and wants them to ask questions. Good bedside manner.

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September 03, 2021

5.0

Dr Freed explains everything and answers all my questions

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August 27, 2021

5.0

Dr. B. Freed has been my cardiologist for a long time, and his staff and himself has been extremely excellent.

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August 26, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable, thorough and caring.

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August 25, 2021

5.0

He was very thorough, considered my history and symptoms and ordered a lab test that I never had before. He called me very quickly with the results and explained what he wanted me to do. This was very personalized and appreciated care.

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August 24, 2021

5.0

Dr. Freed is a very good doctor l.

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August 23, 2021

5.0

I have found Dr. Freed to caring, patient and overall one of the most informed Dr.'s I have met. He is a great asset to N W Hospital.

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August 20, 2021

5.0

Dr. Freed was very patient with me and answered all of my questions. He explained to me what he wants to do in my case to provide the best possible care.

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August 19, 2021

5.0

He took time to listen and explain. I am confident that he will do his best to assist me.

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August 13, 2021

5.0

Very good at listening to patient, excellent at explaining and personable. Thought he was very good.

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August 12, 2021

5.0

Dr. Freed is a wonderful and caring physician. He is extremely attentive to the patient. One feels safe and cared for in a excellent environment. I also compliment the entire team. They re exceptional.

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August 06, 2021

5.0

He was very helpful in understanding My Problems

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July 20, 2021

5.0

He actually listens to his patient. Explains everything very well. makes you feel like he really cares about your health and you as a person. This is veery unusual these days.

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July 18, 2021

5.0

He is knowledgeable, able, current in his field, caring and a great communicator. He allowed me to express my feelings about my symptoms. I appreciated that.

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July 16, 2021

5.0

Dr. Freed and his team are the best. Best care combined with friendliness and patience.

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July 14, 2021

5.0

He is simply the best

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July 13, 2021

5.0

Very Thorough and took his time understanding reason for transfer of care

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July 10, 2021

5.0

Dr Freed is a very perceptive and knowlegeable cardiologist. He is an asset to Blum Cardiovascular.

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July 09, 2021

5.0

Thorough and comprehensive. Very knowledgeable and understanding. Spends time to address your issues.

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July 09, 2021

5.0

Dr. Freed confers with my team of doctors to assess my whole health.

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June 30, 2021

5.0

Caring expertise

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June 18, 2021

5.0

I have seen him for several years and received excellent care.

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June 11, 2021

5.0

I really feel that dr freed is going to help me and get me answers for the heart issues that im having and i feel that he will Å“fix me?

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June 11, 2021

5.0

Hes great

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June 10, 2021

5.0

Courteous, prompt. Knowledgeable

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