Susan L. Alt, MD

Susan L. Alt, MD

4.9 
457 ratings  Read Reviews
Northwestern Medical Group

Primary Specialty

Internal Medicine

Insurance

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Accepting New Patients

Education

Medical Education:
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine - 1999
Residency:
University of California (San Francisco) - 2002

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Clinical Instructor, 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 Lake Forest Hospital
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall rating

4.9
4.9 
457 Ratings
  • Friendly & Courteous
    4.9
  • Will Recommend to Others
    4.9
  • Clear Explanations
    4.9
  • Shows Concern
    4.9
  • Includes You In Decisions
    4.9
  • Explains Medications
    4.9
  • Follow-Up Instructions
    4.9
  • Easy to Understand
    4.9
  • Time Spent With Patient
    4.9
  • Confidence in Doctor
    4.9

Reviews from Patients

97 Reviews
November 03, 2019

Great doctor -- have already recommended her to friends.

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November 02, 2019

The staff were very good and DR.Alt was outstanding.

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November 02, 2019

Dr. Alt is the best! I highly recommend her. I love her!

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October 24, 2019

I had a 6 month wait to see Dr. Alt & it was worth it. I am very happy w/ her. I switched from an internist w/ another hospital. It was not easy to change doctors. I asked everyone. I researched. I decided if I had a stroke or heart attack or knee replacement, I would want Northwestern. I used the doctor search function at the Northwestern website. Dr. Alt's rating is accurate. She is sharp, she is knowledgeable and she's a good listener. I have confidence in her care.

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October 18, 2019

doctor very easy to talk with

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October 16, 2019

dr alt very good dr

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September 19, 2019

She is wonderful

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September 17, 2019

Dr. Alt is very thorough and supportive.

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September 14, 2019

Dr. Alt is compassionate and an excellent diagnostician. I really appreciate how she discusses options and considers my perspective.

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September 09, 2019

Dr. Alt is an excellent physician whose judgment I trust. She is easy to talk with and responsive to my individual needs. I have recommended her to others over the last several years.

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September 02, 2019

Dr. Alt is brilliant, personable, warm, and keenly interested.

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August 25, 2019

excellent

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August 19, 2019

Dr Alt always gives you the time she needs to discuss fully the reason for your visit. And she is very good at following up by phone.

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August 18, 2019

dr Alt is excellent in every regard.

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August 17, 2019

i already have my daughter and son using the same facility.

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August 15, 2019

Dr. Alt is the best; never rushes & explains everything in detail.

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July 29, 2019

*Dr. Alt is amazing, very caring & listens & advises!

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July 03, 2019

I have been seeing Dr. Alt for almost 8 years, initially in the city. When she moved to Evanston I followed her to her new location because she is a highly intelligent and extremely caring physician. When you visit Dr. Alt, you never feel rushed and always feel heard.

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June 27, 2019

*Dr. Alt is phenomenal. One of the best doctors I have encountered as a patient.

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June 24, 2019

Dr. Alt is great!!

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June 23, 2019

not only does she care, she THINKS.

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June 21, 2019

Dr. Alt treats me with respect and dignity; she is a highly efficient and very competent doctor.

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June 15, 2019

I think the Dr is great.

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June 14, 2019

If I'm in doubt with the other doctors' treatment, I always go to Dr. Susan Alt for advice.

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June 13, 2019

I love doctor Alt. she is professional and friendly

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June 06, 2019

Dr. Alt is great. She is compassionate and smart.

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June 02, 2019

Dr Alt is thoughtful, competent, accommodating

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May 26, 2019

Dr. Alt always spends with me the amount of time I need. she is relaxed and never seems in a hurry to get away. she listens carefully and addresses my problems and questions. she explains what is happening to me and what needs to be done in words I understand. iShe is always sympathetic and warm. I am so very grateful to Dr. Alt, both for her knowledge and her kindness

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May 22, 2019

my favorite doc!

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May 20, 2019

Overall the care is excellent .

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May 19, 2019

Dr. Alt is an awesome doctor.

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May 03, 2019

have recommended Dr Alt to several friends and the associated urgent care to many many people

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April 25, 2019

Dr Alt was very friendly and I was very comfortable with her. since I am a new patient I appreciated the fact that she reviewed my chart and was aware of my medical history. we had a good discussion about my medication and she made good suggestions about questions I had.

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April 19, 2019

Have recommended *Dr. Alt to others.

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April 18, 2019

I frequently recommend Dr. Alt to others. She has such a great demeanor. Is thorough, practical, and strikes the perfect balance between being responsive to my concerns without overtreating things that don't need treatment.

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March 19, 2019

*Dr. Alt, her concerns, cares, and communication to me as if she is family - which means a lot to me.

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March 15, 2019

Dr. Alt was very thorough and thoughtful about helping make progress with my long term problem

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March 11, 2019

Dr. Alt was very attentive, kind and knowledgeable.

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March 08, 2019

We love Dr. Susan Alt

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March 05, 2019

Dr. Alt. is very caring and thoughtful. She takes time to explain things and offers alternatives. Outstanding physician!

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February 23, 2019

Dr. Alt is consistently an exceptional Physician. I've been under her care since 2013 and have recommended her to friends and family.

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February 17, 2019

Dr. Alt cares about her patient and it shows during the visit. she takes all questions and answers then all.

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February 17, 2019

have recommended Dr Alt to several friends

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January 31, 2019

Dr. Alt is one of the best doctors I have ever had. She always takes me seriously and for every issue, she proposes a plan. Having a plan makes me feel in control of my health.

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January 25, 2019

Dr. Alt was really helpful. I have already recommended her to a friend.

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January 19, 2019

one of my favorite docs!

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January 17, 2019

Dr. Alt and her staff are very professional and kind.

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January 17, 2019

She was wonderful & very thorough.

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January 14, 2019

Dr Alt is by far the best general practitioner / internal med doctor I've ever had. Nothing more to say other than she is a great doc and great person.

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December 22, 2018

i love Dr. Alt. She is the best. She is thoughtful, smart and thorough. I really trust her as my doctor. I drive an hour and fifteen minutes to see her becuse I like her and want her to be my doctor.

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November 21, 2018

Always helpful and informative. I have recommended her to others already

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November 20, 2018

My mother, step-father, brother, and sis-in law are patients of Dr. Alt. Also, 2 family friends are also patients of Dr. Alt based on my mother recommendation.

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November 17, 2018

I drive over an hour to see Dr. Alt due to her care and concern for my well being. I have the utmost confidence in her. She is always up to date on most every concern I have on medicines and my health issues. She makes you feel as if she truly cares and I believe she does.

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October 30, 2018

Dr Susan Alt is the best doctor I've ever had. she is never rushed and answers all my questions.

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October 29, 2018

Dr. Alt is excellent. She is thorough, concerned. She is good at analyzing various symptoms, discussing options, and making a plan. I have already recommended her to two close friends. She's outstanding, best primary care doctor I've ever had.

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October 18, 2018

I feel she tries to "dumb down" her language too much.

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October 08, 2018

Dr Alt is the Best!!! Always takes all the time I need to answer questions and offer suggestions

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October 07, 2018

Dr. Alt is what all patients dream about when thinking of doctors. we thought the patient, concerned, interest doctors had disappeared. At least one exists: Dr. Alt

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September 28, 2018

Dr Alt is excellent

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September 23, 2018

VERY GOOD EXPERIENCE

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September 21, 2018

I have known Dr. Alt for nearly 5 years. Friendly and helpful for sure. Capable, absolutely

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September 18, 2018

my favorite doc

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September 09, 2018

great care

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September 06, 2018

I have recommended *Dr. Alt to others one of my friends is now also her patient.

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August 28, 2018

*Susan Alt is the best doctor ever. She listens to every question and doesn't treat you like a problem like my pediatrician did. 10/10 A+ doctor.

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August 26, 2018

Dr. Alt is a great doctor. She helped me through a very difficult time. She was concerned and kinds, but also practical and matter of fact, which is just what I needed.

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August 26, 2018

Excellent on all accounts

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August 07, 2018

Have recommended to others.

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August 06, 2018

new general dr so don't know if I'd recommed. she SPENT A LOT of time with me - thank you!!

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August 04, 2018

Dr. Alt is excellent!

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July 26, 2018

Very good.

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July 18, 2018

*Susan Alt is an excellent physician expert, skillful, and compassionate. One of the best ever.

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