Gyu Gang, MD

Gyu Gang, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Cardiac Surgery

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Practice Focus Areas

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine - 1997
Residency:
University of Cincinnati Medical Center/College of Medicine - 2004
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2007

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery (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
Huntley Hospital
McHenry Hospital
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Woodstock Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

295 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 31, 2022

5.0

He described everything extremely well. Made everything easy to understand and made planning for surgery as easy as possible.

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March 21, 2022

5.0

He explained everything about my heart problem to me and told me the reasons why he wasn't recommending surgery at this time.

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March 21, 2022

5.0

Dr. Gang was very easy to talk to and was very informative.

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March 17, 2022

5.0

Well have no surgery experience, I just feel Dr. Gang knows his stuff...

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March 17, 2022

4.0

No real encounter as a surgeon. But happy with care thus far

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March 17, 2022

5.0

Explain him tell very well

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March 14, 2022

5.0

Dr. Gang did a great job explaining the issues.

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March 12, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable,very personable, very caring

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March 10, 2022

5.0

Made me feel comfortable and confident with the surgery!

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March 10, 2022

5.0

He is a skilled and compassionate surgeon.

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March 03, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable doctor

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February 24, 2022

5.0

Professional courteous know what they're doing great people find always there when you need them

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February 21, 2022

5.0

Dr. Gang is very good with his patients. He is a very good listener, and is available every day for his patients. He explains the procedures and gives his patients hope. Dr. Gang also has a very good PA - Dorothy. She communicates any questions/ problems that patients might have back to Dr. Gang .

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February 18, 2022

5.0

100% he is my hero! I have already referred him to a couple of my friends.

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February 10, 2022

5.0

Kept me informed and answered all my questions.

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February 10, 2022

5.0

He was great and followed up before during and after

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February 07, 2022

4.0

we liked how thorough Dr Gang was in explaining everything to us and we felt confident with him.

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January 27, 2022

5.0

Reputation

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January 24, 2022

5.0

Because this very talented Dr. , allowed me to get a second chance and I intend to honor him .

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January 24, 2022

5.0

He is professional Kind And treats you individually

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January 22, 2022

5.0

Understanding. Explained everything in a way I can understand.

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January 17, 2022

5.0

He answered and explained any and all questions that we had.

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January 17, 2022

5.0

Put me at ease

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January 13, 2022

5.0

The excellent skill level and personal interest he gives everyone.

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January 10, 2022

5.0

Explained everything to us in a professional manner!

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January 07, 2022

5.0

He knows his stuff.

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December 28, 2021

5.0

He sure listened to all my fears . I had quite a few. But is soft spoken words helped me and my husband so much.

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December 17, 2021

5.0

He loves what he does and his patients health is his priority♥️

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December 16, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable, informative, and great bedside manner.

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December 16, 2021

5.0

Dr. Gang is very caring , great listener and answered all our questions. Totally excellent!

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December 09, 2021

5.0

Dr. Gang was very informative and compassionate regarding my up coming surgery.

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December 06, 2021

5.0

Dr Gang is amazing! He is so kind, thorough, he explains everything so perfectly. He has been so wonderful from start to finish with my Open Heart Surgery. I highly recommend him!

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December 06, 2021

5.0

Open and candid

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December 02, 2021

5.0

He was very kind and compassionate.

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November 15, 2021

5.0

One of the very best surgeons, we couldn’t be happier with Doctor Gang!

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November 11, 2021

5.0

Very informative and calm

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November 11, 2021

5.0

He spent so much time explaining how he does the surgery. He displays so much care for the good of his patients.

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November 04, 2021

5.0

No nonsense succinct just what you need when stuff needs fixen

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November 04, 2021

5.0

Dr. Gang is compassionate, highly skilled and very easy to talk to. I'm extremely pleased.

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November 01, 2021

5.0

Dr Gang is one of the most caring and thoughtful doctors I have ever known.

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October 25, 2021

5.0

I felt that Dr. Gang was straightforward and explained his reasoning well.

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October 14, 2021

5.0

Supportive every step of the way!

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October 07, 2021

5.0

He did a great job considering all the issues that arose. Feeling well.

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September 28, 2021

5.0

Dr. Gang was very personal and showed that he cared about my health and explained why he thought that we should wait longer before he does any surgery. Really felt that he had my best interests at hand

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September 23, 2021

5.0

Extremely prepared for our meeting. Intelligent and informative. A pleasure to meet him.

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September 23, 2021

5.0

A caring and very knowledgeable doctor

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September 23, 2021

5.0

Dr Gang doesn’t beat around the bush. He is upfront about what my issue is.

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September 16, 2021

5.0

He explained what was going to happen and answered all the questions that I had. Very good surgeon who is really dedicated to his job. Happy to have had him do the surgery.

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September 09, 2021

5.0

Outstanding explainer, great patient connection.

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August 30, 2021

5.0

Dr. Gang literally saved my life. I would not be here if not for him.

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August 26, 2021

5.0

Truly cares about his patients

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August 19, 2021

5.0

Made feel confident and reassuring by answering our questions.

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August 19, 2021

5.0

Dr. Gang had a remarkable and rare ability to communicate as an expert, while exuding compassion, maintaining sensitivity to my possible apprehension, listening actively, and supporting my decision making.

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August 09, 2021

5.0

He is an extremely competent surgeon.

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August 05, 2021

4.0

Very personable,answered all the questions I had.

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August 05, 2021

5.0

His very professional and really take good cre of his patient

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August 05, 2021

5.0

A wonderfully successful surgical outcome as well as a very responsive and helpful approach to post surgery care. He has agreat staff.

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July 29, 2021

5.0

Very practical.

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July 08, 2021

5.0

Very detailed and friendly! He did a brilliant job on my heart surgery.

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July 08, 2021

5.0

Extremely caring and very concerned about your well-being. The best

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June 25, 2021

5.0

Great guy and excellent surgeon. Did a fine job on my bypass.

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June 17, 2021

5.0

Excellent, highly skilled cardio thoracic surgeon. Very thorough, kind and compassionate. Demonstrates he really cares for his patients.

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June 11, 2021

5.0

Great communicator.

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June 10, 2021

5.0

Great

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June 10, 2021

5.0

Dr. Gang did a great job explaining the aortic valve replacement process before the surgery. He answered all of my questions.

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May 24, 2021

5.0

Accomplished what he set out to do with no mysteries involved. Kept me informed every step of the way.

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May 20, 2021

5.0

Highly competent surgeon with good people skills. Made me feel comfortable for my heart valve replacement.

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May 13, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable and makes me feel comfortable and confident in his abilities.

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May 13, 2021

5.0

The best .did a great job.i would recommend him and NW to evert one.

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May 13, 2021

5.0

Knowledgable and friendly. Dr Gang was very open and answered all my questions, plus he very was very obviously extremely knowledgeable. He made me feel very comfortable with my treatment and my choices.

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May 13, 2021

5.0

He explained it very well Happy with what he told me

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May 10, 2021

5.0

Very easy to talk to. Explains in lay terms what is going to be done. Makes you feel very comfortable.

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May 06, 2021

5.0

Great at follow up

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May 03, 2021

5.0

Highly competent doctor, with excellent people skills.

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April 30, 2021

2.0

I apparently said the wrong thing when I referred to his field as more invasive. This is not to reflect on his skill which is probably exelant

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April 26, 2021

5.0

He could not have been better at everything. I am the 2nd of our family to use your cardio facility in the past two years. A lot of that had to do with Dr. Gang's professionalism and personal touch,

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April 22, 2021

5.0

He explains everything in simple terms and with him, he takes his time to answer any questions that I might have. He is a great doctor!

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April 20, 2021

5.0

Knew a lot about the heart and my upcoming surgery even through he would not be preforming my TAVR.

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April 15, 2021

5.0

His honest communication with me reference my options and his reputation with the hospital and colleagues!

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April 15, 2021

5.0

He makes his patients feel comfortable and explains procedures so that its understandable. He is so very nice

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April 09, 2021

5.0

Thorough tells you the truth

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April 08, 2021

5.0

He saved my life

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April 08, 2021

5.0

Best surgeon, assistants, and care!!

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April 01, 2021

5.0

He is the reason I am able to live an active life. He is beyond capable, clear, & humble. There is simply non better than he.

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March 22, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgable and easy to talk to, Brings his discussion to your level.

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March 22, 2021

5.0

Knows what he is doing & open and honest with procedure & answered all my questions. Very easy to talk too. We felt comfortable with whole process & experience.

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March 22, 2021

5.0

I liked Dr. Gang. He took time to answer my questions, and I never felt rushed.

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March 11, 2021

5.0

I can only say Dr. Gang and his team rocks! I always felt taken care of like a family member. Thank you very much team!

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March 11, 2021

5.0

Dr Gang is a good and gentle personality. He is a very talented and meticulous in his specialty. His post operative follow up and care is extra ordinary good. He explains to the patient and his family all the steps he intend to do and answer all their questions.

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March 04, 2021

5.0

Extremely knowledgeable. Excellent reputation. I feel comfortable that Dr. Gang and team will perform a successful surgery on me.

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February 22, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable professional & straight to the point

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February 22, 2021

5.0

Again, I can't stress enough how wonderful Dr. Gang is. I feel truly blessed that he was my surgeon.

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February 13, 2021

5.0

I was very impressed with my first meeting with Dr. Gang. He took the time to answer all of my questions and make sure I understood my condition & treatment options. I left feeling I would be in very capable hands!

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February 11, 2021

5.0

He was very thorough and explained everything well

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February 09, 2021

5.0

Caring and thoroughly

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February 04, 2021

5.0

He explain to me the procedure in simple understandable terms. He got the experience and showed proven result during our conversation

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January 26, 2021

5.0

Explains everything very well, is not arrogant and inspires confidence.

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January 26, 2021

5.0

Dr.Gang made me feel very safe and reduced my fears about surgery. My outcome was very good. I feel so lucky I chose Dr. Gang and he was able to do my surgery.

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January 21, 2021

5.0

All I can say is if it wasnt for him I wouldnt be alive, him and his staff are the best

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January 14, 2021

5.0

Very quick and professional.

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