Rajesh N. Keswani, MD

Rajesh N. Keswani, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Interventional Gastroenterology

Secondary Specialty

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Practice Focus Areas

  • Biliary Tract Disease
  • Colon Polyp
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatogram (ERCP)
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)
  • Gallbladder Disorders
  • Pancreatic Diseases
  • Small Bowel Enteroscopy

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Boston University School of Medicine - 2001
Residency:
Stanford Health Care-Sponsored Stanford University - 2004
Fellowships:
University of Chicago - 2007
Washington University/B-JH/SLCH Consortium - 2008

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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Associate Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Alignment 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 

248 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 16, 2022

5.0

Repeated assistance and care from him when I needed GE help.

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March 15, 2022

5.0

He was very informative, kind and helpful.

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March 15, 2022

5.0

Very though.

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February 26, 2022

5.0

He is listens and is thorough and kind and explains things very well so that I can understand my condition.

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February 26, 2022

5.0

Thorough, thoughtful, good explanation, answered questions

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February 22, 2022

5.0

He is caring and cares about his patients well being

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February 19, 2022

5.0

He seems nice and provided options for my health care.

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February 19, 2022

5.0

Dr. Keswani listen to me talk as I describe my symptoms and the first thing he asked is if anyone had done an MRI on me and I told him no. That was his first line of action; get an MRI and find out what’s going on in there. He deals with things aggressively and I like that in a doctor.

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February 15, 2022

5.0

I believe he is thorough and will follow up with my needs.

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February 15, 2022

5.0

Dr.Keswani ,is the best Doctor I have ever had, He really cares about his patients.

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February 15, 2022

5.0

The Doctor explained everything clearly and he answered all my questions.

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February 12, 2022

5.0

He listens to you, answers your questions and makes you feel comfortable in your decision-making. I prefer a doctor who teams up with me in my treatment and/or follow up. Dr. Keswani seems to be that kind of doctor.

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February 09, 2022

5.0

Dr.Keswani took time to explain the condition, he was compassionate and explained step by step procedures needed to be done. Excellent Dr.

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February 08, 2022

5.0

Felt good in his care

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February 08, 2022

5.0

He’s genuine. Made sure I understood our medical conversation and next steps. He also suggested a course of action that was helpful to me and accommodated my schedule and time.

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February 03, 2022

5.0

Dr. Keswani is very direct and to the point.

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January 22, 2022

5.0

He was quick and willing to assidt

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January 18, 2022

5.0

He is a most caring physician and provided me with a clear explanation of my condition and plan of care. He was most patient with me with my questions and took the time to make sure I understood his answers. I would certainty recommend him highly and I feel at ease that he is looking after me.

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January 18, 2022

5.0

Easy to chat with. Clearly nerdy about the issue I am experiencing.

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January 18, 2022

5.0

He is compassionate, understanding and extremely talented. He has no attitude and listens to everything you tell him with complete empathy.

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January 16, 2022

5.0

Dr. Keshwani provided a thoughtful overview and went over treatment options in detail

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January 15, 2022

5.0

Very personable, knowledgeable, and good communication.

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January 06, 2022

5.0

Dr Keswani is thoughtful and also uses the most up to date medicine to provide top notch care.

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December 21, 2021

5.0

listens, he really works toward diagnosis getting to the actual problem, cause, and how to fix it

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December 05, 2021

5.0

Great communication and plan

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December 04, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable, personable, and professional.

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November 30, 2021

5.0

He was very professional and provided answers to all of my questions.

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November 16, 2021

5.0

He put me at ease

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November 02, 2021

5.0

Very attentive

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November 02, 2021

5.0

Very professional. Extraordinarily patient with my many questions. Sound advice on my condition. Gained my trust very quickly.

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November 01, 2021

5.0

Dr. Keswani was knowledgeable and friendly. He is willing to work with me to find a solution to my medical concern.

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October 30, 2021

5.0

Very thorough and kind. Makes sure to explain everything so it is understood easily.

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October 16, 2021

5.0

very caring...extreme knowledge, knows his profession.....assistant Eileen is wonderful!

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October 16, 2021

5.0

Dr Keswani is the best and he takes a good care of me. Thank you, Dr Keswani.

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October 09, 2021

5.0

I HAVEN'T BEGUN ANY TREATMENT THUS FAR AND HAVE LIMITED EXPERIENCE BUT I AM COMFORTABLE WITH HIS MANNER AND HE HAS EXCELLENT QUALIFICATIONS. HE UNDERSTOOD MY MEDICAL SITUATION AND RECOMMENDED APPROPRIATE TREATMENT.

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October 03, 2021

5.0

Attention to details very professional

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September 28, 2021

5.0

Very professional and courteous a very pleasant experience

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September 26, 2021

5.0

He is the Best Doctor I have every had.

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September 21, 2021

5.0

Dr. Keswani have treated me for 8 years now, he his very pleasant and experienced in difficult medical situations like mine. He a great doctor and always ensues there’s a plan in place to make me fee better.

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September 16, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable and easy to deal with. Fully explains alternatives and does not take decision-making away from patient

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September 14, 2021

5.0

Nice sometimes didn't pause to listen well. But did always come back, answered questions and informed of choices consequences. I would see him again if I needed

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September 14, 2021

5.0

Dr. Keswani is kind, thorough, quick to respond, and easy to talk to. He is an expert in his field, and takes the time to explain things so you understand next steps. Whether it is for a big problem or small, he always makes me feel I am getting the very best care.

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September 14, 2021

5.0

He knows well his specialty.

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September 12, 2021

5.0

He’s brilliant

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September 07, 2021

5.0

He really listen to our issues and concerns. Very professional and warm. Looking forward to see what suggestions he will have after further evaluations

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August 24, 2021

5.0

Good experience

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August 24, 2021

5.0

He explained everything very well

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August 24, 2021

5.0

He is a great human and a caring doctor.

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August 18, 2021

5.0

Dr Keswani listens carefully, reviewed my history, asked pertinent questions and then offered his best opinion. Totally professional

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August 10, 2021

5.0

Dr. Keswani answered and explained my diagnosis and didn’t rush me out of the office.

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August 05, 2021

5.0

Efficient

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August 03, 2021

5.0

Dr. Kesha I was very friendly and knowledgeable.

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August 03, 2021

5.0

He always answers all my questions in a way that I can understand. He even put my wife at ease about some medication issues. Truly an excellent doctor, very professional. I actually have already recommended him to some friends. Has been a great help to me.

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July 27, 2021

5.0

He is the best. I'd tried UIC, UC, and RUSH and he is the best so far.

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July 27, 2021

5.0

Very polite

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July 13, 2021

5.0

He is very approachable and he takes the time to listen to the patient, and to explain clearly what needs to be done next.

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July 06, 2021

5.0

Very honest & says it like it is

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July 05, 2021

5.0

This was more like a consultation, dr. Keswani went over my file, clarified my issue and gave me options for follow up.

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June 30, 2021

5.0

Concise discussion of problem and sound advjce on how to procede

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June 30, 2021

5.0

He seemed very knowledgeable and concerned about my health.

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June 29, 2021

5.0

Spent time ensuring I understood the course of care. Felt very comfortable and was appreciative of his checking back fir old records for comparison.

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June 22, 2021

5.0

Good listener and asked the questions that I anticipated.

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June 08, 2021

4.0

Again, this was my first visit for a consult. He was efficient, very knowledgeable & courteous, but seemed hurried.

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June 01, 2021

5.0

The very best

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June 01, 2021

5.0

Dr. Keswani answered my questions and was very professional.

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May 27, 2021

5.0

Friendly, honest, talented, my interests are his interests

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May 25, 2021

5.0

Good bedside manner. Listened to my concerns. Very knowledgeable.

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May 22, 2021

5.0

Because I feel comfortable with the Dr. Kewsuani, he is very kind and understand my problem.

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May 21, 2021

5.0

Great bedside manner; explained everything very clearly.

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May 19, 2021

5.0

Easy to relate. Seems to possess comprehensive knowledge of problem and resolution. Comforting in that regard.

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May 15, 2021

5.0

He appeared thorough and competent in my first visit with him.

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May 04, 2021

5.0

he noticed we live far away and offered to allow me to do test locally and he could view them rather than us traveling to save us time.

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April 29, 2021

5.0

His expertise with the ercp and spincterotomy procedure helped me to be at ease. My procedure was successful in relieving my pain and lowering my liver enzymes.

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April 27, 2021

5.0

Made sure I understood the situation and clearly went through next steps. Very caring and took time without me feeling rushed.

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April 21, 2021

5.0

Very thorough, took time to explain things and answer questions.

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April 14, 2021

5.0

He’s thorough, caring and comprehensive

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April 06, 2021

5.0

He had thoroughly reviewed my history and was excellent to explain the details of ischemic colitis.

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March 26, 2021

5.0

explained results and follow up care well

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March 24, 2021

5.0

Dr. Keswani was very knowledgeable, professional and caring. PA Kate Hanley was wonderful at her job. She answered all of our questions and was very prompt in getting us information about tests and appointments.

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March 23, 2021

5.0

Super thorough and knowledable

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March 20, 2021

5.0

I like his manner and he was very thorough.

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March 20, 2021

5.0

First visit with Dr. Keswani. He is kind, patient, explained everything to me about my condition, and asked if I had any questions. He didn’t rush through my appointment.

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March 16, 2021

5.0

Dr. Keswani went over my past and present medical issues in great detail, in layman’s terms, explained what needed to be done to currently examine my medical problems and then how to continue to better my lifestyle and life.

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March 15, 2021

5.0

He was very knowledgeable and easy to talk to

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March 13, 2021

5.0

He had built a good understanding and this is a good relationship you should have with your doctors

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March 13, 2021

5.0

Dr. Keswani takes a realistic approach with methods for treatment.

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March 08, 2021

5.0

He was very flexible about offering a phone appointment on a day that I was too physically ill to come in for an appointment. Also, back in November, when I had to reschedule my first visit due to COVID 19 symptoms, he took the time to call me.

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March 02, 2021

5.0

Excelente atención al paciente, buena disposición de escuchar y proveer ayuda

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March 02, 2021

5.0

He spoke to me and listened to me. Set up a plan and asked for a future report on my condition

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February 16, 2021

5.0

Little waiting time; courteous and explained the medical issues well to patients.

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February 13, 2021

5.0

Dr. Keswani is highly professional, knowledgeable and approachable. He searches for solutions! His office staff is excellent at following through. Dr. Keswani is an excellent doctor and I feel confident in his diagnosis and treatment options.

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February 09, 2021

5.0

It was a consultation but very knowledgeable

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February 02, 2021

5.0

He's a good doctor always since the first time

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January 19, 2021

5.0

Dr. Keswani is very professional and knowledgeable. He responds my questions and does not disregard my symptoms. He explains why they are happening.

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December 22, 2020

5.0

Very wise and explains everything.

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December 19, 2020

5.0

Very kind and a good listener.

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December 15, 2020

5.0

Very professional

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December 08, 2020

5.0

Dr. Kaswani is knowledgeable, and attentive. His Fellow and nurse Eileen were also great.

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December 05, 2020

5.0

Great doctor

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December 05, 2020

5.0

Expertise, clear explanations to patient and compassionate demeanor!

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