Benjamin H. Freed, MD

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Primary Specialty

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

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:
Huntley Hospital
McHenry Hospital
Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Palos Hospital
Woodstock Hospital

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5.0
5.0 

457 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

83 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

83 Reviews

August 30, 2023

5.0

Dr Freed is kind and conscientious. He is an excellent physician. Very knowledgeable. He takes great care of me.

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August 24, 2023

5.0

Very smart. Professional but also warm

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August 15, 2023

5.0

Dr Freed spent a considerable amount of time discussing my condition. Never felt rushed.

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August 12, 2023

5.0

He bed side manor is the best

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August 08, 2023

5.0

He is very kind, patient, and knowledgeable.

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August 04, 2023

5.0

For the same reasons in addition to being very knowledgeable and patient

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July 31, 2023

5.0

For the same reason that I mentioned in the previous question in my opinion he is one of the best doctor at northwestern memorial hospital.i trusted him.

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July 26, 2023

5.0

very knowledgeable, but also very busy

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July 23, 2023

5.0

Dr. Freed is an excellent clinician and compassionate and caring physician. He listens carefully, asks important questions and understands my symptoms, my history, and my concerns. He presents a thoughtful discussion and plans for what I should do next. I feel I receive excellent care from Dr. Freed which will keep me healthy.

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July 21, 2023

5.0

I have recommended him to family and friends, everyone has been extremely pleased and happy that they went to him.

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July 21, 2023

5.0

Kind Caring Confident

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July 19, 2023

5.0

Very down to earth, knowledgeable, and informative.

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July 16, 2023

5.0

My daughter will be seeing the doctor

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July 09, 2023

5.0

Again. the best.

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July 08, 2023

5.0

Dr. Freed was wonderful. He listen to all of my concerns. He gave a very thorough exam. He told me ways to keep my heart healthy through exercise and diet. I highly recommend him.

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July 07, 2023

5.0

I know Dr. Freed since he was a fellow down in u of c. He listen carefully and attentively. He is very through answers all your questions. You do not feel rushed.

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July 07, 2023

4.0

I'm new patient. The Dr. Freed looks like experience, intelligent doctor.

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July 07, 2023

5.0

Very professional. He seems to easily paraphrase in a nutshell what I am telling him in my more graphic , longer story. He was comfortable to speak with.

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July 06, 2023

5.0

He is attentive and patient with an old lady like me

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June 27, 2023

5.0

Dr. Freed is a Fabulous Doctor!!

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June 21, 2023

5.0

Professional. Thorough. Friendly.

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June 20, 2023

5.0

He is so professional; he is so caring: he understands and listens to his patients!!

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June 20, 2023

5.0

Does a good job of explaining my condition

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June 12, 2023

5.0

Very high quality expertise, listens well

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June 09, 2023

5.0

Excelente

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June 09, 2023

5.0

Dr. Freed’s instructions were easy to understand and made me feel comfortable in working towards the root-cause of the problem with a realistic game-plan. I appreciate that tremendously, instead of prescribing another medicine.

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June 07, 2023

5.0

He was kind, very approachable, he explained things in a way I could understand, he was very knowledgeable, and I felt he cared about me and my health.

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June 07, 2023

5.0

Attentive and open to questions and discussion.

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June 02, 2023

5.0

He made several best practices advice!

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May 29, 2023

5.0

excellent doctor. takes time with patient, explains everything.

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May 25, 2023

5.0

He takes time to explain the situation to you and I feel I'm getting a very high level quality Care from him

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May 23, 2023

5.0

compassionate, very professional, puts the patient at ease.

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May 19, 2023

5.0

If I could give him a 10 plus I would. He is everything someone wants in a doctor. He listens he is empathetic and very down to earth not to mention his diagnoses are smart on.

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May 08, 2023

5.0

He took time to explain test results and possibilities.

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May 05, 2023

5.0

Seemed very knowledgeable and explained everything very clearly

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May 05, 2023

5.0

He is a fabulous doctor! One of the Best!

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May 01, 2023

5.0

Professionism approachability

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April 27, 2023

5.0

Everything in general as profesional

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April 26, 2023

4.0

Very compassionate doctor. Very knowledgeable. I wish he ascribed to testing more. Last visit included student. Which is important but felt it changed nature of visit

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April 24, 2023

5.0

personable and interested in research driving practice

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April 24, 2023

5.0

He’s very thorough and answers all of my questions. He doesn’t make me feel stupid for asking questions.

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April 20, 2023

5.0

He’s a very very careing doctor. He cares about his patience

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April 19, 2023

5.0

He in knowledgeable, personable, and professional.

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April 18, 2023

5.0

Great bedside, knowledgeable, approachable,

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April 16, 2023

5.0

Dr Freed wonderful. Perfect doctor

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April 14, 2023

5.0

He was both professional and cordial. He listened to my concerns. He answered my questions very comprehensively. He asked questions and he explained everything very clearly. Just the kind of doctor you would want.

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April 10, 2023

4.0

Easy to talk with Very concerned and knowledgeable

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April 08, 2023

5.0

Knowledgeable, good listener, clear explanations, kindness

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April 08, 2023

5.0

Excellent physician , competent and compassionate . Listens and communicates well my plan of care .

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April 07, 2023

5.0

Knowledgeable, good communicator

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April 03, 2023

5.0

Dr. Freed is very attentive and knowledgeable about my health issues.

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April 03, 2023

5.0

He is very caring about my health and listens to all my questions and concerns. He also explains in detail his concerns and recommendations for my health care.

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March 26, 2023

5.0

Better communication explaination

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March 24, 2023

5.0

Thorough knowledge of my condition

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March 23, 2023

5.0

Great doctor who answered my questions and considered closely what I had to say. Provided options for some of the concerns I had.

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March 02, 2023

5.0

Easy to communicate with as he explains all options

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March 01, 2023

5.0

The care I have received from Dr. Freed has been excellent. He is very thorough in taking my history, answering my (many) questions, and explaining what I should be doing to stay well. He orders appropriate tests for me to do. He thoughtfully explains each test he has asked me to do. He is not rushed or abrupt. I value his care very much.

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February 28, 2023

5.0

Doctor Benjamin H. Freed is very knowledgeable, exceptional doctor.

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February 28, 2023

5.0

Very understanding and easy to talk to.

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February 25, 2023

5.0

Very smart & he treats his patients like his family

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February 15, 2023

5.0

Dr. Freed has a great "bedside manner."

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February 15, 2023

5.0

Treated with respect and compassion by an extremely knowledgeable doctor.

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February 14, 2023

5.0

Dr. Freed is very interested in my situation and explained everything very well. He answers all questions so I can understand.

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February 11, 2023

5.0

Dr Freed asks the right questions and answers my questions thoroughly! I always feel I have the information I need and all medical options after he explains them to me in plain language as I am asking the questions. I never feel rushed. He is outstanding!!

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February 10, 2023

5.0

Listens and takes the right amount of time

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February 10, 2023

5.0

Knowledgeable and easy to talk to

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February 09, 2023

4.0

Personable, attentive and informed

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January 14, 2023

5.0

Dr. Freed is so well-qualified & concerned about his patients. As well, his exam really comprehensive & findings integrated with everything else I would need.

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January 11, 2023

5.0

He took time and listened to my concerns.

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January 09, 2023

5.0

Dr. Freed is the most compassionate and caring doctor I have ever met. He reassures you of your worries and explains thing in great detail! AMAZING Doctor! 10/10!!!

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January 09, 2023

5.0

Knowledgable, trustworthy, kind and a very good doctor - I have complete faith in the quality of care he provides. And I want to add the staff who help out in the front area and the nurses are just as amazing!

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January 06, 2023

5.0

He explains my condition in a way that understands

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January 06, 2023

5.0

He has a great “bedside manner.”

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December 26, 2022

5.0

The physician Benjamin Freed, MD, was thorough in his questioning and exam as well as the review of my chart. He asked thoughtful questions and developed a series of follow-up tests that showed his interest and concern in my care. I feel encouraged by this first meeting and grateful to have found such a competent cardiologist as Dr. Freed.

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December 22, 2022

5.0

Very good listener and communicator…decisive and competent.

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December 20, 2022

5.0

I almost hate giving Dr. Freed a 10 because it will make it harder to get an appointment! Everyone deserves a doctor like him though.

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December 09, 2022

5.0

He is kind and addresses your issues. He pay attention to your questions and never makes you feel rushed. Great physician.

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December 07, 2022

5.0

The best

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December 05, 2022

5.0

His professionalism,Bed side manners, His skills and his knowledge are worth appreciating.He makes people comfortable and has patience. Gives enough time to listen and one doesn’t feel rushed! He is gentle. I will highly recommend him for my family and friends.Excellent Doctor.

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December 02, 2022

5.0

Very smart Very informative

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November 29, 2022

5.0

Conversation resulted in a mutually agreed upon course of action.

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November 18, 2022

4.0

Pleasant, accomplished, knowledgeable

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November 18, 2022

5.0

He take care well of my health

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