Malek El Muayed, MD

Malek El Muayed, MD

4.8 
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Primary Specialty

Endocrinology

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg Faculty of Medicine - 1999
Residency:
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston McGovern Medical School - 2005
Fellowships:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2009

Languages Spoken

  • German

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Associate Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.8
4.8 

194 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

66 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

66 Reviews

August 27, 2023

5.0

Excellent doctor and care

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August 17, 2023

5.0

Caring.

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August 16, 2023

5.0

He's friendly and professional.

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August 15, 2023

5.0

Super informational

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August 11, 2023

5.0

Dr. El Muayed spent time in the room explaining the lab test, blood work and final steps to find a diagnosis.

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August 10, 2023

5.0

Great service. Explained everything. Made sure I knew what to do next & explained how

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August 09, 2023

5.0

Professional experienced doctor who knows his area.

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August 07, 2023

5.0

Dr El Muayed listens to me and answers my questions.

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August 03, 2023

5.0

Addressed several issues.

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July 03, 2023

5.0

Very thorough. Knowledgeable about current standards of care and creative in therapeutic uses. After 57 years of T1D, I find new and useful insights from Dr. E.

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June 27, 2023

5.0

Very attentive and helpful with good info about my medical needs

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June 27, 2023

5.0

smartest doctor I have ever had

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June 26, 2023

5.0

Gave a good explanation of what he was doing and why. Didn’t feel as though he was rushing me through the visit

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June 13, 2023

5.0

Explained my situation very clearly and with great patience; I learned much.

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June 12, 2023

5.0

professional - knowledgeable - informative - great communicator

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June 12, 2023

5.0

Dr. Muayed always takes his time, is thorough, and answers my questions.

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June 05, 2023

5.0

Malek is always very professional and feel that he genuinely cares about his patients. He goes above and beyond to give the upmost care in order to give the best quality of life!

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May 28, 2023

5.0

He was very nice and polite and he explained everything to me regarding my concerns

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May 27, 2023

5.0

Thorough at first visit

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May 15, 2023

5.0

I very much appreciate the care I have been receiving from him over the years.

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May 10, 2023

5.0

Amazing dr and great listener

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April 27, 2023

5.0

Great communicator.

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April 25, 2023

5.0

He took the time to understand my health history and come up with a plan. He communicates the medical information clearly.

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April 13, 2023

5.0

He explains things very well and is very friendly.

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April 10, 2023

2.0

I was entered into an exam room 10 minutes before my appointment time, so I anticipated a little wait. Fast forward 35 minutes, 25 minutes after my appointment and I am still sitting there. I find a nurse for an update and she said she will go find the doctor. He comes in almost right away, clearly indicating he forgot about me in the room. Once he was there, I was not impressed. He minimized my symptoms, told me that my labs aren’t even “bad” enough to see him, and said that he recommends NO diet or supplement recommendations to help me feel better because “it does nothing.” Again, the way he spoke to me made me feel like he didn’t care at all about my symptoms and frankly, didn’t believe me. Considering it’s very difficult to see another endo I’ll probably have to stick with him, but I am very disappointed.

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April 10, 2023

5.0

Take his time explaining

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April 05, 2023

5.0

Knowledgeable, compassionate, takes his time dealing and treating his patients.

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March 30, 2023

5.0

Didn’t rush, , explained very well

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March 29, 2023

5.0

He takes the time to explain his thoughts and recommendations.

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March 28, 2023

5.0

Dr. Malek is very professional and very patient

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March 08, 2023

5.0

Dr. Muayed knows his stuff (brilliant) and covers all bases. Explains to you fully if you aren’t sure about a medicine, gadget, etc.. And wants you to leave his office with a clear understanding

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March 06, 2023

5.0

Always e addressed my health issue

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March 06, 2023

5.0

Again, very professional and friendly.

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February 23, 2023

5.0

He really cares for his patients and works for best results.

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February 20, 2023

5.0

Really good doctor.

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February 20, 2023

5.0

He is an amazing doctor and he listens to his patients

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February 18, 2023

5.0

A1He answers questions that a sent on My Chart promptly and thoroughly. He puts up with my less than brilliant questions when I see him. When I follow his instructions, my A1c stays where it should be. That is a success in my opinion.

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February 16, 2023

5.0

Very professional and caring doctor and involves the patient in every decision with guidance

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February 13, 2023

5.0

He listens, offers encouragement and explains everything.

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February 06, 2023

5.0

My doctor is very professional he's proficient he's patient with me and very thorough

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February 06, 2023

5.0

Excellent

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January 24, 2023

5.0

Very pleased with the Doctor's listening skills, very through explanation, very knowledgeable with drug interactions and possible side effects. Great " bed side" manner.

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January 21, 2023

5.0

Dr. El Muayed took the time to make sure I understood all information and answered all my questions. I appreciate the calls he makes to speak with me personally. He is helpful in trying to coordinate my appointments that are the most convenient for me and gives me suggestions and options.

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January 11, 2023

5.0

Dr El Muayed, So well informed he explains all your medicine and gives you further information about preventive diabetes, Every question I asked he responded and gave me the best solution I just want to say he is a valuable doctor to Northwestern

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January 09, 2023

5.0

Dr Muayed provided more thorough info than other doctors I have consulted. He went through options with me to make sure I felt comfortable with my new treatment. I highly recommend this doctor!

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January 04, 2023

5.0

Dr. Muayed was patient and I felt he listened to my concerns and information. He recommended care that I feel will benefit me and I felt confident in his judgement.

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December 19, 2022

5.0

Dr Muayed was fabulous listened to my whole story so patient with me PRICELESS

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December 17, 2022

5.0

The doctor really care about your health

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December 12, 2022

5.0

Because always help me and gave me a detail information how to take care about my diabetic how to use the insuline

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December 12, 2022

4.0

Seems to be very knowledgeable but not as friendly as Dr [ ] was, who I saw for many years,

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December 05, 2022

5.0

Very understanding professional

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November 17, 2022

5.0

Very informative and took his time and told me what I should and should not do. Something my previous dr didn’t tell me.

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November 16, 2022

5.0

Took the time to explain everything

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November 15, 2022

5.0

Great communication between Doctor / patient

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November 14, 2022

5.0

He was very thorough and explained all of my questions

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November 10, 2022

5.0

Step by step communication in behalf of my health-care issues.

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November 10, 2022

5.0

Doctor is so compassionate and patient. Takes the time to reply to my multiple questions.

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November 10, 2022

4.0

Doctor is knowledgeable

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November 09, 2022

5.0

He really cares for his patients I think I would had been dead by now if I didn’t come to him 🙌🏾

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November 07, 2022

5.0

Dr. El Muayed, is always professional and he really wants to help you find comfort.

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November 07, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable and personable

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October 13, 2022

5.0

Answers questions, excellent source of information and knowledge

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September 27, 2022

5.0

Knowledgeable, great listener and very helpful

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September 20, 2022

5.0

He’s thorough & informed me of my stat’s and what I need to do to get more accurate stats in the future.

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September 19, 2022

5.0

Very attentive. Excellent example of a doctor.

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September 13, 2022

5.0

Takes time to talk and explain. Have confidence in him

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Disclosures

Malek El Muayed, MD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

External Professional Relationships

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