Cynthia R. Ambler, MD

Cynthia R. Ambler, MD

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Primary Specialty

Pediatrics

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Practice Focus Areas

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine - 1994
Residency:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 1997

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatrics (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Clinical Instructor, 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

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

5.0
5.0 

324 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

August 06, 2021

5.0

Love her!!!! Been seeing her for many years with 3 kids

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August 05, 2021

5.0

i actually followed her to the practice. shes been my PCP since i was born and i couldnt endorse her more highly.

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August 03, 2021

5.0

Always great with the kids

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July 21, 2021

5.0

very patient-centered, good communicator, explained and encouraging to patient and family

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July 19, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ambler was great. Went over important things and was very thorough.

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July 19, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ambler very thorough and she was great with the kids.

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July 17, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ambler is so great! She is always so patient in answering our questions and very through in her exams of patients.

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July 13, 2021

5.0

She has been my primary care physician for 20 years and I wouldnt have changed to anyone else. We followed her from her old practice at Wheaton Pediatrics to NWM

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July 09, 2021

5.0

She is knowledgeable and honest and I trust her 100% with my childrens medical care.

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July 08, 2021

5.0

She is the best! We followed her from Wheaton Peds and so happy we did!

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June 29, 2021

5.0

Shes just the absolute best!!!

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June 28, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ambler is wonderful. She takes the time to listen and get to know her patients (kids) and build trust with them. She never makes us feel hurried or rushed and my kids look forward to seeing her!

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June 11, 2021

5.0

She is knowledgeable yet approachable. I appreciate that she tells me what to expect behaviorally in the coming months. She makes sure my questions are answered. She was compassionate and patient but honest during this very tough year of medicine and parenting. I feel like she actually cares about how were doing.

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June 07, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ambler is an extraordinary pediatrician. She is kind, genuine, knowledgeable, and takes her time to assure all questions were answered. I have recommended her to numerous friends and am so grateful my children have the opportunity to be in her care.

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June 01, 2021

5.0

She was exactly as described by the friend who recommended us. Informative and reassuring.

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May 28, 2021

5.0

She is so comforting to be around for both mom and kid. She doesnt rush you out and takes time to listen and answer any questions or concerns.

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May 28, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ambler's positive attitude fills the room. Makes parents and children feel safe and welcome. My children love seeing her and Julie. Always great to see a physician keep the same medical assistant long term as it helps my children to see the same faces years after years.

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May 28, 2021

5.0

Dr Ambler is wonderful and she interacted so well with Mia, she explained what she was doing and put Mia at ease. These types of positive interactions will continue to give Mia a positive correlation surrounding medical treatment. She kept me calm too.

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May 17, 2021

5.0

We love Dr. Ambler!

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May 04, 2021

5.0

Shes wonderful with our son and with us as new parents.

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April 23, 2021

5.0

Extremely kind. Doesnt rush through appointment. Takes the time to answer any questions and genuinely cares.

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April 23, 2021

5.0

Dr Ambler is knowledgeable, spends time with us, and truly cares about proper infant development. We always look forward to our visits with her!

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April 13, 2021

5.0

Great listener, gives easy options and advice, communicates well.

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April 12, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ambler is very easy to talk to, answers all of our questions and has helped us feel reassured we are doing a good job with our newborn. She is very thorough and breaks everything down in a comprehensive way.

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April 10, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ambler takes her time to explain things to me and ensures that I understand whats going on. My daughter loves her. Couldnt imagine taking her to anyone else.

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April 09, 2021

5.0

She always connects with my daughter. Listens to her and hears her.

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April 08, 2021

5.0

I love our pediatrician. She was very professional and empathetic even after she knew I was upset at my daughters runny nose being such an issue. Every time I see her, she provides amazing care.

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March 30, 2021

5.0

Thorough and caring with our son and informative for us (new parents)

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March 30, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ambler has the best bed-side manner with my son. Each time he goes, he gets a bit more comfortable with seeing the doctor. I wish she could be my primary care doctor!

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March 26, 2021

5.0

We love Dr. Ambler. She always takes her time and makes my kids feel safe and not scared seeing a doctor.

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March 26, 2021

5.0

She takes time to listen and respond, she remembers things we discuss from visit to visit (which I feel is really rare for a physician), and she just makes you feel that your child(ren) are well taken care of and looked after.

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March 23, 2021

5.0

Shes amazing.

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March 20, 2021

5.0

Overall really like Dr. Ambler but have been feeling like appointments are rushed.

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March 19, 2021

5.0

She is so knowledgeable and great am explaining things. She spends time and listens to concerns even though Im sure she is very busy.

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March 18, 2021

5.0

Very thorough and personable! Made great recommendations and provided realistic feedback.

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March 18, 2021

5.0

She has been an advocate for our son since she discharged him from the hospital. Shes kind and gentle with our baby and always able to answer our questions.

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March 18, 2021

5.0

Love her! She is so positive and kind and amazing with my daughter and all things puberty and body image.

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March 11, 2021

5.0

Shes caring and talks to you as a person! Bedside is wonderful and she always puts us at easy!

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March 08, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ambler takes her time to get to know her patients and has an excellent beside manor.

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March 04, 2021

5.0

She is great with our son and is very thorough knowing we are first time parents!

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March 04, 2021

5.0

Best

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February 19, 2021

5.0

Our appointment with Dr Ambler was amazing. She treated both my daughter and me with care and respect, listened to what we had to say, and offered meaningful information.

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February 19, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ambler is attentive and willing to listen to all concerns

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February 18, 2021

5.0

She has been my daughters doctor for 13 years of compassionate care. We recommend her often!

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February 18, 2021

5.0

Caring

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February 15, 2021

5.0

Spends time with us. Kind and smart.

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February 12, 2021

5.0

She is passionate about caring for her patients and she makes us feel like an extension of her family!

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January 29, 2021

5.0

Takes her time to listen and cares

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January 26, 2021

5.0

Very patient & caring

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January 23, 2021

5.0

The doctor and nurse are so good on me

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January 22, 2021

5.0

She listens and is very knowledgeable about current studies.

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January 11, 2021

5.0

She is the best! Very nice down to earth and she cares!

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January 08, 2021

5.0

Friendly, caring, down to earth, practical, experienced.

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December 29, 2020

5.0

Knowledgeable, great rapport with my child, explains things clearly, thorough

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December 18, 2020

4.0

The last few visits have felt rushed with the doctor.

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December 18, 2020

5.0

Dr. Ambler is fantastic. She takes the time to get to know her patients and their parents and she is willing to help figure out hard diagnoses.

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December 10, 2020

5.0

Dr Ambler is extremely knowledgeable and spends time with us to ensure we understand instructions. She provides top notch care!

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November 17, 2020

5.0

Love Dr. Ambler, she takes her time with us even though I don't usually have any concerns. She asks great questions and makes me feel good as a Mom. A compliment goes a long way when you are in the thick of it as a Mother.

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November 13, 2020

5.0

She's always patient and respectful

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November 12, 2020

5.0

Great doctors!

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November 09, 2020

5.0

Dr. Ambler is a doctor who you can actually tell cares about her patients. She takes the time to get know her patient and makes you feel comfortable and informed. She is warm and kind.

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November 09, 2020

5.0

From the warm reception at the front desk to the caring and compassion from doctor Ambler I would highly recommend this doctors office. Quality and care really do make for a wonderful experience.

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November 07, 2020

5.0

Dr Ambler is extremely knowledgeable, friendly, and takes time to explain everything thoroughly (even with drawings, which are helpful!). I never feel the appointments are rushed.

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November 07, 2020

5.0

Friendly staff, outstanding care, and no wait times!

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November 02, 2020

5.0

We followed her when she came here. She is outstanding. Makes me feel comfortable and talks in a way I understand. I always trust what she says.

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November 02, 2020

5.0

All the staff is amazing!

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October 31, 2020

5.0

Love Dr Ambler she is the reason we moved to the practice (also like her nurse). Both talked to the child more then the parent which I appreciate. Was very good at explaining things to us. Never felt like we were being rushed through the appointment.

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October 31, 2020

5.0

Everyone was very friendly. They seemed very well organized & ran efficiently. Like the e-check in and MyChart. Appreciate receiving alerts for appts.

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October 29, 2020

5.0

Dr. ambler is attentive, knowledgeable, and so caring. She truly cares about the kids.

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October 24, 2020

5.0

best pediatrician I've seen in the suburbs

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October 24, 2020

5.0

care is amazing. only place I'll go in the suburbs. I wish the call system was not a centralized system and it was easier to see dr ambler when kids are sick

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October 22, 2020

5.0

She cares about her patients.

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October 22, 2020

5.0

Dr Ambler is a wonderfully attentive doctor who always listens to my daughter and has created a valuable relationship with her. The staff there is remarkable and responsive.

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October 20, 2020

5.0

She has given my daughter excellent care.

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October 20, 2020

5.0

Dr. Ambler is a good listener. She tries to help us gets answers to all of our concerns. I feel like I can trust her.

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October 20, 2020

5.0

Dr. Ambler is amazing!

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October 20, 2020

5.0

Service was great and helpful!

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October 20, 2020

5.0

Dr. Ambler always makes time for my questions and shares her expertise in a way that affirms and empowers me as a parent.

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October 20, 2020

5.0

I love the staff: they are very attentive to my child, patient with my questions, and explain each step of every visit.

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October 17, 2020

5.0

She takes her time with patients and answers all questions.

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October 17, 2020

5.0

Thorough and nice to patients.

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October 16, 2020

5.0

She is always patient and has great rapport with both patient and parent

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October 16, 2020

5.0

Administrative staff, nurses and schedulers were all very friendly and efficient

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October 13, 2020

5.0

She listens to my concerns and takes appropriate measures in caring for my child. She does not pressure me to get the flu shot or optional vaccines. She respects my choice. I left my last pediatrician bc they consistently hounded me regarding the flu shot and other vaccines. I do get all the vaccines recommended for attending school, and am not an anti-vaccine person. I appreciate the respect with which I'm treated.

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October 13, 2020

5.0

Dr. Ambler is wonderful!

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October 13, 2020

5.0

Very personable, gave us great information and advice, very willing to listen and answer questions

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October 07, 2020

5.0

Great doctor!

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October 03, 2020

5.0

Dr Ambler is wonderful. Listens to concerns and is very thorough. We followed her from her previous practice.

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October 03, 2020

5.0

Support Staff & nurses are very friendly! Although we only see Dr Ambler. We have not cared for some of the other pediatricians within the group. Horrible bedside manners!

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September 24, 2020

5.0

She is kind, thorough, knowledgeable. She never feels rush nor rushes the patients.

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September 24, 2020

5.0

Excellent health care workers

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September 17, 2020

5.0

I love Dr Ambler and appreciate how kind and thorough she is, and how she takes my concerns seriously.

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September 17, 2020

5.0

I love Dr Ambler and appreciate how kind and thorough she is, and how she takes my concerns seriously.

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September 15, 2020

5.0

Dr. Ambler is amazing. Her bedside manner and knowledge is better than any other pediatrician we've ever gone to. We love her!

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September 15, 2020

5.0

We love the staff at MN Peds. The nurses (Julie!) and techs are so kind to the kids.

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September 11, 2020

5.0

She is the best. Followed her from Wheaton Peds.

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September 11, 2020

5.0

We love Dr. Ambler.

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September 11, 2020

5.0

It's very good are nurses.

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September 11, 2020

5.0

It's very good a doctor.

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September 09, 2020

5.0

She takes a lot of time to listen and she is very thorough. She is exceptionally good at talking to teenagers. She relates well as she has her own.

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Disclosures

Cynthia R. Ambler, MD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

External Professional Relationships

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