Robert L. Sufit, MD

Robert L. Sufit, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Neuromuscular Medicine

Secondary Specialty

  • Neurology

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Virginia School of Medicine - 1976
Internship:
UPMC Medical Education - 1977
Residency:
UPMC Medical Education (Pittsburgh) - 1980
Fellowships:
University of Colorado - 1982

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Neurology (Certified)

Faculty Profile

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 

184 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

August 25, 2021

5.0

Thoughtful listening smart

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August 25, 2021

5.0

He’s the great grandfather type of doc. Ya gotta love em’

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August 19, 2021

5.0

Dr. Sufit is a favorite person with the team. He relates well with Mike in his humor, knowledge and respect for who Mike is. He shows that respect in talking about Mike's expertise while using humor to help Mike with changes in his body.

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August 13, 2021

5.0

Tenure and experience

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July 26, 2021

5.0

Depth of experience

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July 26, 2021

5.0

Listens

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July 14, 2021

5.0

Personable, professional, and very knowledgeable.

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July 02, 2021

5.0

Just the best

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July 01, 2021

5.0

Sufit has experience with ALS patients,and usually has answers to common als symptoms.

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July 01, 2021

5.0

He’s a brilliant neurologist, I respect his knowledge and experience and believe I’m in excellent hands. I believe cares deeply about his patients and spends the time they need with them. He’s always been respectful, listens, and wants to try to help me improve and manage my medical condition.

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June 30, 2021

5.0

Only the best!!!!!!!!!!

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June 23, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable, personable, good listener.

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May 18, 2021

5.0

I have been a patient of his for two years and am well satisfied with his course of treatment.

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May 17, 2021

5.0

Caring, knowledgeable, and very patient focused.

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May 10, 2021

5.0

excellent neurologist.

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May 07, 2021

5.0

He is very knowledgeable and has a great bedside manner.

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May 06, 2021

5.0

Knowledge and Personality

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April 26, 2021

5.0

Dr. Sufit is knowledgeable and empathetic.

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April 14, 2021

5.0

Fantastic. Spends as much as time as needed assessing your health concerns and providing solutions

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April 05, 2021

5.0

Excellent

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April 05, 2021

5.0

Dr Sufit was very understanding and knowledgeable about my issues and I found his attitude to be very refreshing and approachable.

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March 28, 2021

3.0

He is a nice person, but does not have any treatment or ways to help me.

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March 28, 2021

5.0

He is very personable. Spent a lot of time explaining everything. Wasn’t in a rush to get me out the door and move on to the next patient. Has a good sense of humor.

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March 24, 2021

5.0

He was very knowledgeable and answered my questions. I didn’t feel rushed at all.

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March 21, 2021

5.0

Great doctor.

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March 15, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable and helpful

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March 15, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable

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February 28, 2021

5.0

Robert L. audit, MD is very good.

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February 25, 2021

5.0

Dr. Sufit is awesome! I’ve been seeing him since I first switched to Northwestern from Children’s Memorial (now Lurie) and he has been so kind and caring, he always wants to talk with me when I come in, to catch up on how I’ve been doing since the last time I saw him before that and he always makes me smile and laugh even if I’m not feeling well. He’s a great doctor and I hope he stays my doctor for a long time still

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February 17, 2021

5.0

The Best

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February 09, 2021

5.0

HIs knowledge and flexibility. He was supportive about my decision to go to the Mayo Clinic. Once the Neurologist at Mayo came up with a diagnosis, Dr Sufit was willing to follow his suggestion.

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February 07, 2021

5.0

While what Dr. Sufit did was excellent, he did not explain the blood tests he ordered and seemed to frown on my treatment by the Pain Clinic, which is also excellent, rather than coordinate his treatment with theirs.

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January 24, 2021

5.0

happy with the office

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January 22, 2021

5.0

Caring and down to earth

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January 20, 2021

5.0

He is kind, supportive and friendly as well as an excellent doctor

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January 07, 2021

5.0

He knows his field well.

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December 28, 2020

5.0

Excellent bedside manner.

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December 18, 2020

5.0

Knows a lot about myotonia, funny and great bedside manner.

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December 17, 2020

5.0

Very personal.

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December 14, 2020

5.0

Considerate and caring doctor for over 20 years. Thank you

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November 27, 2020

5.0

Knowledge and experience. Realistic about medical diagnoses, easy to talk to.

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November 23, 2020

5.0

Brilliant Doctor

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November 11, 2020

5.0

Very easy to talk to and work with

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November 11, 2020

5.0

Great doctors

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November 03, 2020

5.0

Makes sure we understand & so caring!

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November 03, 2020

5.0

So understanding, treats us like family@

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October 29, 2020

5.0

Patient understanding and informative

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October 29, 2020

5.0

Patient, understanding and informative

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October 28, 2020

5.0

Doctor Sufit is personable and have a good bedside minor.

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October 28, 2020

5.0

Great doctors and wonderful accommodations.

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October 26, 2020

5.0

Because he is very knowledgeable and personable.

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October 26, 2020

5.0

Everyone is very friendly.

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October 22, 2020

5.0

He takes time with you and makes you feel like you are very important to him

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October 22, 2020

5.0

Everyone was very helpful

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October 21, 2020

5.0

Dr. Sufit is extremely personable and takes the time to explain things and listens to all our concerns.

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October 21, 2020

5.0

Staff is very professional and kind..

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October 20, 2020

5.0

He listens to what I say and talks about any issue that I may have.

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October 20, 2020

5.0

His willingness to follow the recommendation from Mayo Clinic

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October 16, 2020

4.0

Good doc

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October 16, 2020

4.0

Team approach is great.

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October 15, 2020

5.0

he is a great doctor

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October 15, 2020

5.0

doctor Sufit is very good at asking how you are doing i really like taking to him

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October 14, 2020

5.0

Thorough answered all my questions

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October 14, 2020

5.0

Dr Sufit was very thorough and his assistant Dr Lopez was excellent answering all my questions

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October 14, 2020

5.0

Family has issues. We want to work with to connect the dots.

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October 14, 2020

5.0

Learn much about me

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October 11, 2020

5.0

Very concerned with your health

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October 11, 2020

5.0

Great doctors

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October 07, 2020

5.0

I have recommended Dr. Sufit to a number of people - he is a wonderful doctor, knows me & my medical history backwards & forwards and ALWAYS takes the time needed to talk to me and"or answer questions from either myself or my husband. He also has a GREAT sense of humor :-)

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October 07, 2020

5.0

I have been a patient for over 20 years - I have been well cared for and have been made comfortable with the treatment given

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October 04, 2020

5.0

He's knowledgeable and personable!

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October 04, 2020

5.0

Took the time to listen and explain my issue. I felt like they were genuinely concerned. Asked me questions. They were so positive and personable.

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September 30, 2020

4.0

I truly like Sr Sufit's mannerisms and bed aide manner. He keeps things light and fun.

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September 30, 2020

4.0

I was asked to come in earlier which I did, but I waited and waited. My appointment altogether was maybe 15 minutes but I was there for over 2 hours. Additionally I was under the impression that I was going to be seen by several MD clinic members for baseline tests, but that wasn't the case at all. I definitely could've done a virtual visit which would've saved me from taking the day off. Next, the doctor ordered an x-ray and I was hoping since I was already there with the day off that I could get that done, but no one knew where to go for it. After waiting even longer for an answer I told them I would get it done closer to my house.

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September 24, 2020

5.0

Dr. Sufit was informative concerning my illness and what it entails. He also educated me on what options there are including medications available to help. He was caring and attentive. Very charismatic and positive, all the while teaching the resident. The doctor who spoke to me about my eating and swallowing was amazing as well. Everyone in the clinic was attentive and caring through my difficult experience with ALS. The order and process in which the visit was handle was smooth, orderly and well planned.

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September 24, 2020

5.0

Dr. Sufit was informative concerning my illness and what it entails. He also educated me on what options there are including medications available to help. He was caring and attentive. Very charismatic and positive, all the while teaching the resident. The doctor who spoke to me about my eating and swallowing was amazing as well. Everyone in the clinic was attentive and caring through my difficult experience with ALS. The order and process in which the visit was handle was smooth, orderly and well planned.

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September 23, 2020

5.0

good

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September 23, 2020

5.0

Good

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September 20, 2020

5.0

He was very personable And Knowledgeable. He even came back after I had a few questions I forgot to ask.

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September 20, 2020

5.0

I felt like I got all my questioned answered. I didn't have to wait long.

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September 20, 2020

5.0

Friendly, knowledgeable and accessible

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September 20, 2020

5.0

Very convenient, professional staff

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September 17, 2020

5.0

Totally personable and made me comfortable with understanding his medical advise! Exceptional!

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September 17, 2020

5.0

From making the appointment to checking in online was seamless. Everyone was very helpful and courteous.

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September 16, 2020

5.0

He very good and understanding.

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September 16, 2020

5.0

Great but it was a little fat for in person visits

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September 13, 2020

1.0

I do not feel listened to or empathized with at all.

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September 13, 2020

4.0

Friendly staff; good credentials; clean, state-of-the-art facilities

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September 03, 2020

5.0

Great MD's and support staff

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September 02, 2020

5.0

Dr. Sufit is amazing he really cares about you and your health. He is amazing at what he dose, very well Knowledge and is always happy to share tips to a better quality of life.

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September 02, 2020

5.0

This department really cares about it's patients.

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September 02, 2020

5.0

Very conscientious

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August 26, 2020

5.0

He is AMAZING! Very thorough but very kind and attentive. I have never met a nicer doctor. He explained everything to me in terms that I could understand. He answered all my questions and did not rush through the appointment.

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August 26, 2020

5.0

Very knowledgeable

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August 26, 2020

5.0

Excellent doctor on cutting edge

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August 20, 2020

5.0

Excellent

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August 19, 2020

5.0

Experienced, caring, easy to talk to, provides recommendations that take the whole person into account.

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August 19, 2020

5.0

Dr Sufit is fabulous!

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August 14, 2020

5.0

He is very knowledgeable about my neuromuscular disease and is a compassionate doctor that cares.

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August 12, 2020

5.0

Great Guy!

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