Malek El Muayed, MD

Malek El Muayed, MD

4.9 
171 ratings  Read Reviews
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Primary Specialty

Endocrinology

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Practice Focus Areas

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

Assistant 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

4.9
4.9 

171 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

79 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

79 Reviews

July 19, 2021

5.0

Best Doctor

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July 19, 2021

5.0

He’s engaged in my case. Listened. Answered all my questions. Spoke to me like he thinks I’m an intelligent adult. Great bedside manner.

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July 16, 2021

5.0

He listened, answered my several (many?) questions, and offered solutions for my concerns.

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July 12, 2021

3.0

He was very rushed. He just wanted to go as fast as possible. Didn’t ask me if I have any questions. Didn’t provide reasoning for why he recommended I increase my dosage.

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June 14, 2021

5.0

He is always honest about everything

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May 26, 2021

5.0

Great conversation, doc was good listener! Explained problems well.

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May 24, 2021

5.0

Always makes sure you are enabled to be your best and healthiest.

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May 21, 2021

5.0

Personable, extremely knowledgeable and supportive

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May 17, 2021

5.0

Left room for improvement

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May 15, 2021

4.0

This is my first visit.

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April 30, 2021

5.0

Dr. Muayed is very very caring, professional and knowledgeable. I was unable to receive direct calls and email responses and were receiving only from the nursing staff. He immediately corrected at my last telehealth call and we are connected now.

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April 26, 2021

5.0

Great dr.

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April 26, 2021

5.0

He is patient oriented and he is easy to talk to. He focuses on what I’ve been doing and how to make my health better

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April 26, 2021

5.0

Friendly, knowledgeable, relatable

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April 20, 2021

5.0

I felt like the doctor was really listening to what I was telling him, had comprehensive answers and advice and detailed a plan of action that was logical and thoughtful

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April 19, 2021

5.0

Have always liked this doctor

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April 16, 2021

5.0

Easy to talk to and great source of informaton

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April 12, 2021

5.0

Very thorough and took time to discuss my condition and care.

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April 09, 2021

5.0

He is very knowledgeable.

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April 09, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable, attentive, great communicator.

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April 05, 2021

5.0

He explains everything in detail so I could understand very patient with me

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March 12, 2021

5.0

Great doctor who cares.

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March 09, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable. Great listener

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March 08, 2021

5.0

The Dr is very well informed in his field

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March 08, 2021

5.0

He understands my concerns and explains his thoughts about what he thinks I should do. I know that he genuinely wants the best for me and my family.

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March 08, 2021

5.0

Excellent advice and care

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March 05, 2021

5.0

Gives the best advice

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February 22, 2021

5.0

Listened and took care of all my needs

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February 22, 2021

5.0

He was great! Knowledgeable and made recommendations that I feel will really help me. I feel good coming out of this conversation.

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February 22, 2021

5.0

Outstanding care. He listens to my concerns, offers flexible options and makes me feel a part of the plan.

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February 22, 2021

5.0

Dr. takes time to listen to concerns and explains throughly why he is recommending doing something.

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February 22, 2021

5.0

He is easy to talk to, listens to my concerns, very professional

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February 15, 2021

4.0

He’s solid.

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January 25, 2021

5.0

Excellent Diabetic Doctor

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January 25, 2021

5.0

he explains his reasoning behind medicine or tests.

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January 13, 2021

5.0

He truly cares. I can tell.

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January 11, 2021

5.0

He’s an excellent doctor.

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December 18, 2020

5.0

Very professional and helpful.

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December 09, 2020

5.0

Very knowledgeable and takes time to answer questions

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December 07, 2020

5.0

Although he’s only been my endocrinologist for a year, I feel like I‘ve known him much longer. Very knowledgeable and always willing to help.

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November 28, 2020

5.0

Always courteous and takes the time to explain the course of treatment or answer random questions.

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November 20, 2020

5.0

I am a diabetic but he definitely got me on a drug that brought my blood sugar readings down to where I was able to get an AIC reading of below 6

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November 18, 2020

5.0

Knowledgeable and relatable

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November 14, 2020

4.0

The doctor seems to care about my health.

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November 14, 2020

4.0

I had a good visit with the doctor.

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November 13, 2020

5.0

Dr. El Muayed is an excellent physician. He listens to what you have to say and answers your questions. He is extremely knowledgeable and has a great bedside manner.

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November 10, 2020

5.0

He is very responsive and knowledgeable

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November 10, 2020

5.0

Very professional experience

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November 09, 2020

5.0

Good man and great doctor!

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November 09, 2020

5.0

Simple just good doctors

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October 30, 2020

5.0

he explains things pretty clearly

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October 30, 2020

5.0

very organized

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October 19, 2020

5.0

Very professional and takes time to explain.

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September 28, 2020

5.0

VERY pleasant personalityVERY informativeQuite willing to answer my questions

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September 18, 2020

5.0

I have a really good and thorough doctor.

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September 07, 2020

5.0

In addition to being a type 1 diabetes expert, He is responsive and kind

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September 07, 2020

5.0

Quality of care and technical knowledge

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August 31, 2020

5.0

Dr. El Muayed is a professional and is concerned about my well being and health. He covered Endo and non-Endo issues/topics to ensure I getting the best care.

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August 31, 2020

5.0

Best endocrinologist I've had

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August 31, 2020

5.0

Fine doctor. Asked good questions. Recommended how to get done what I needed to get done without jumping through hoops.

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August 26, 2020

5.0

Very friendly and easy to talk to. He actually listens

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August 26, 2020

5.0

Very friendly and easy to talk to

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August 24, 2020

5.0

He treated me before with the same care as he did today

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August 17, 2020

5.0

Very knowledgeable about treating diabetes

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July 20, 2020

5.0

Great doctor. Very thorough in explaining my treatment.

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July 18, 2020

5.0

Professional, knowledgeable, caring.

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July 18, 2020

5.0

Professional

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July 13, 2020

5.0

He always takes enough time (no rush) and listens my concerns patiently.

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July 08, 2020

5.0

He good he no what he doing

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July 06, 2020

5.0

Dr. ElMuyed really takes his time and considers all options.

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July 06, 2020

5.0

I just feel that he knows what is best for me & answers all my questions.

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July 06, 2020

5.0

I have been coming to the endocrinology dept. for 28 years & am happy with the care I get and the availability of my chart if I have questions & in the past(before my chart) my Dr. even called me to make sure I understood all the steps to a test I was having done.

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July 05, 2020

5.0

Very good bed side manner and a very careful listener.

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July 03, 2020

5.0

Pleasant, patient, proficient and professional.

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June 25, 2020

5.0

Excellent care and communication.

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June 22, 2020

5.0

Dr. El Muayed is a very good doctor and easy to work with.

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June 10, 2020

5.0

Patient..Took the time.Need.

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June 08, 2020

5.0

Dr El Muayed is smart, compassionate and knowledgeable about current/emerging treatment.

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June 08, 2020

5.0

Dr. El Muayed is a rock star! He explains things well and educates me on type 1 diabetes.

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