Robert S. Nierzwicki, MD

Robert S. Nierzwicki, MD

4.8 
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Primary Specialty

Cardiology

Secondary Specialty

Insurance

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Accepting New Patients

Practice Focus Areas

  • Atherosclerosis Prevention
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Echocardiography
  • General Cardiology
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Preventive Cardiology
  • Sports Cardiology

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine - 2006
Residency:
Loyola University Medical Center - 2009
Fellowships:
Loyola University Medical Center - 2012

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease (Certified)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine (Certified)
  • Council for Certification in Cardiovascular Imaging - Nuclear Cardiology (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Health System Clinician, Feinberg School of Medicine

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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
Delnor Hospital
Huntley Hospital
McHenry Hospital
Woodstock Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.8
4.8 

114 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

112 Reviews

November 11, 2020

5.0

The process and reception was cold, rushed, and the nurse was having a bad day in a rushed fashion.Mistakenly took my mask off which was wrong but innocently tried to take a deep breath—- this set her off.The Doctor was thorough and pleasant to offset the beginning experienceThx

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November 06, 2020

5.0

listens well

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November 06, 2020

5.0

efficient

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November 06, 2020

5.0

He is a very good doctor and has given me good care.

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November 06, 2020

5.0

Great service from everyone.

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November 02, 2020

5.0

Robert keeps me alive!

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November 02, 2020

5.0

Robert keeps me alive!

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November 02, 2020

5.0

Thorough and not in a hurry

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November 02, 2020

5.0

Excellent doctor

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November 02, 2020

5.0

Extremely personable, knowledgeable.

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November 02, 2020

5.0

Super friendly staff. Excellent Doctor.

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November 02, 2020

5.0

Took care of me professionally and explained himself well.

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November 02, 2020

5.0

Well known doctors.

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November 02, 2020

5.0

Dr. Nierzwicki explains things, is very careful, and polite. He answers all of my questions.

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October 27, 2020

5.0

He knows how to care for his patients good listener.

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October 27, 2020

5.0

Very kind and knowledgeable

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October 24, 2020

5.0

I got excellent care last fall

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October 23, 2020

5.0

I felt heard and listened to. And the doctor's expertise was evident.

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October 23, 2020

5.0

They are kind, they listen to you and respect you.

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October 22, 2020

5.0

Because he is the best doctor and cares about his patients. Answered all your questions as well

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October 15, 2020

5.0

Dr. Nierzwicki was very patient listening to my problems. I was also pleased that my past test results were already reviewed by the doctor prior to my appointment. Recommendations and options for my problems were easy to understand and I would recommend Dr. Nierzwicki to my friends and family members.

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October 15, 2020

5.0

Based on my visit today, I am very pleased with the overall results.

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October 15, 2020

2.0

Not very personable

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October 13, 2020

5.0

Good and caring.

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October 06, 2020

5.0

very likable and caring

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October 02, 2020

5.0

Very knowledgeable

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October 02, 2020

5.0

Dr is very easy to work with. I feel very confident with his knowledge. He is a very great listener. Office staff works very smoothly and timely.

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October 02, 2020

5.0

I have recommended Dr. N to three friends , all of whom scheduled appts. with him and we're pleased . He is delightful, easy to talk with, a good listener, answers questions clearly , professional.

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October 02, 2020

5.0

Friendly staff . Pleasant office suite.

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October 01, 2020

4.0

Would like him to talk more about what he hears when listening to you with Stethoscope etc.

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October 01, 2020

4.0

Would like to see Some Saturday appointments or later evening appointments 5 or 5:30p.m.

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October 01, 2020

5.0

He's very nice takes he's time with u

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October 01, 2020

5.0

They take there time with u ask questions and I ask gues

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September 30, 2020

4.0

A very calm approach, explained the issue, listened to all questions, answered all questions and has very strong confidence

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September 30, 2020

4.0

Very professional conversation, stated facts

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September 29, 2020

5.0

He listens to my concerns and suggests several options for treatment and testing.

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September 29, 2020

5.0

Friendly and efficient staff. I appreciated the COVID precautions they implemented.

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September 29, 2020

5.0

Very nice and thorough. He made me feel comfortable and confident about my care plan

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September 28, 2020

5.0

excellent dr

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September 28, 2020

5.0

Excellent dr

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September 28, 2020

5.0

He understands me,my medical needs.

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September 28, 2020

5.0

Very professional, everything was on time.

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September 28, 2020

5.0

I answered that question above

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September 28, 2020

5.0

The personel are all very friendly and helpful in assisting you in filling forms.Doctors are very helpful in answering questions regarding health issue and explains them in simple language to understand

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September 28, 2020

5.0

Best doctor, explains and listens, he's not on computer all the time

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September 28, 2020

5.0

Good listener. He cares about his patients. Very thorough.

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September 28, 2020

5.0

Fast, courteous service. No waiting around before appt.

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September 27, 2020

4.0

For all the reasons I gave above.

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September 27, 2020

4.0

Doctor N. Listened to what I was explaining about my recent multiple Doctor visits. He answered all my questions and gave good advice.

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September 25, 2020

5.0

Really like him as he is very clear with instructions and explanations

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September 25, 2020

5.0

Very satisfied with the office. Dr. Nierzwicki and his staff. Have recommended this office.

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September 25, 2020

5.0

He is expert, knowledgeable, prompt & caring.

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September 25, 2020

5.0

Check up was prompt ,Careful & quick.Medical assistant (Nurse ) & Doctor were very courteous.

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September 21, 2020

5.0

See above. - excellent cardiologist; I have complete confidence in him !

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September 21, 2020

5.0

Dr. Nierzwicki is a skilled and professional physician. I am very confident that he knows my issues and treats them with the highest degree of excellence.

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September 19, 2020

5.0

Dr. Nierzwicki is an excellent doctor, always asks If you have any questions or concerns, never makes you feel rushed - he's very competent and easy to talk to.

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September 19, 2020

5.0

Everyone at Northwestern Cardiology is very welcoming, very professional making patients feel secure and comfortable.

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September 18, 2020

4.0

The Dr is very helpful, thorough andI have no problem with his care. I find this questionnaire less professional than how I like my McDonald's order. You should hirea competent person to come up with a more competent questionnaire. I would not refer ANYONE to this questionnaire.

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September 18, 2020

5.0

Always thorough.

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September 18, 2020

5.0

So far, so good!

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September 18, 2020

5.0

He was able to lower my cholesterol count to a manageable amount with the right dosage & meds on the onset. Friendly & easy to talk to; doesn't show any signs of being in a hurry (as was my experience with other doctors).

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September 18, 2020

5.0

Efficient & smooth pre-check in for appointments. Prompt call backs by nurses or pertinent personnel. Nurses give sufficient answers to any questions or requests that I may have. The receptionists are all friendly.

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September 14, 2020

5.0

He's competent and patient.

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September 14, 2020

5.0

Competency

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September 11, 2020

5.0

The doctor and all other staff made me comfortable. The doctor answered all my questions. COVID procedures were in place and observed.

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September 06, 2020

5.0

Very attentive and listens to me

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September 06, 2020

5.0

Excellent service and great Dr. Nierzwicki

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September 06, 2020

5.0

he was very helpful with explaining my test results

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September 06, 2020

5.0

great service, wonderful support staff

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September 02, 2020

5.0

Good listener

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September 02, 2020

5.0

Skilled and kind

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September 01, 2020

5.0

Dr. Nierzwicki was supportive, thorough and listened.

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September 01, 2020

5.0

Because he is knowlegible.

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September 01, 2020

5.0

Because I have a caring doctor, Dr. Nierzwicki.

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August 26, 2020

5.0

Dr. Nierzwicki listened to all my concerns and answered all of my questions. He is very attentive and does not rush his patients through their appointment. His is an excellent physician.

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August 18, 2020

5.0

A very thorough doctor, never in a rush, always willing to listen and answer questions.

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August 18, 2020

5.0

Dr. Nierzwicki has a terrific demeanor. He personalizes the visit by reviewing things that were discussed previously. At the same time is thorough, but remains practical.

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August 14, 2020

5.0

Very thorough, kind, good listener, detailed, asked and answered lots of questions. Most importantly, as a long-haul covid patient, he did not dismiss my symptoms. He was reassuring and helpful, which I thanked him for at our appointment.

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August 11, 2020

5.0

Dr Nierzwicki takes the time to explain test results & ways to mediate symptoms with lifestyle choices.

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August 02, 2020

5.0

Easy to talk to. Explains everything. Very thorough.

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August 02, 2020

5.0

He was very thorough in explaining to me about my heart. He answered all questions. Very kind and considerate.

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July 30, 2020

5.0

takes the time to listen and is very understanding

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July 29, 2020

5.0

Very well mannered , informative and a good listener

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July 28, 2020

5.0

I COULDN'T BE MORE SATISFIED

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July 27, 2020

5.0

Dr. Nierzwicki listens and makes good judgements on my health. .I also appreciate it that he respects my time by not keeping me waiting. .I have confidence in his expertise.

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July 25, 2020

4.0

Very responsive to my questions.

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July 25, 2020

5.0

Friendly staff, on time appointments . Dr took the time to answer all my questions and was interested in obtaining information from me. He has a pleasant personality which makes him very easy to talk to.

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July 23, 2020

5.0

Professionalism

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July 23, 2020

5.0

He is through, takes his time and listens

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July 22, 2020

5.0

He explain the working of The Watchman Device,

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July 14, 2020

5.0

He takes the time to explain things which are easy to understand. He had a very pleasant manner.

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July 14, 2020

5.0

Very thorough and specific.

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July 14, 2020

5.0

Doctor is compassionate and knowledgeable.

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July 14, 2020

5.0

Dr Nierzwicki has been my cardiologist & also my husbands for quite a few years now. He checks us both out very well & answers all my questions when I ask them. I am very satisfied with his care for my health!

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July 14, 2020

5.0

Takes his job to the heart!.Answers questions,.takes the time to make sure you understand..Outstanding Doctor

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July 02, 2020

5.0

Very professional and personable at the same time.

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June 30, 2020

5.0

Patient doctor that listens and is constructive and direct in his approach to treatment.

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June 20, 2020

5.0

Competence; very approachable, explains things so can be easily understood without talking down. Was not rushed, and really listened.

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June 19, 2020

5.0

I was able to get in for a pre-surgical consult in a timely fashion. Dr. Nierzwicki was thorough, friendly and answered my questions.

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June 18, 2020

5.0

Very professional, straight to the point

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June 17, 2020

5.0

Listened intently to what I had to report. Was prepared for our visit.

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June 16, 2020

5.0

Seemed concerned and answered questions

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June 16, 2020

5.0

Always thorough, considerate, kind, and professional. Saved my life twice. ..Thank you.

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June 15, 2020

5.0

All good

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June 15, 2020

5.0

He makes me feel very comfortable and I feel like he is really helping me.

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June 11, 2020

5.0

I like out he explained things and talked to me. He seemed to really care if I had questions.

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June 11, 2020

5.0

Very kind friendly. And explains thing well. Seems very thorough.

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June 10, 2020

5.0

He was very informative about what was going on with my heart.

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June 08, 2020

5.0

Explains very well

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June 08, 2020

5.0

Prompt response. Doctor explains things thoroughly.

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June 05, 2020

5.0

Has my health as his concern

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June 05, 2020

5.0

Excellent doctor and care

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