Matthew B. Potts, MD

Matthew B. Potts, MD

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Primary Specialty

Neurological Surgery

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine - 2007
Internship:
University of California (San Francisco) - 2008
Residency:
University of California (San Francisco) - 2013
Fellowships:
NYU Grossman School of Medicine - 2015

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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery - Neurological Surgery (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Associate 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:
Central DuPage Hospital
Delnor Hospital
Huntley Hospital
McHenry Hospital
Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Palos Hospital
Woodstock Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

5.0
5.0 

277 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

August 31, 2021

5.0

Had a procedure done by Dr Potts and I was very pleaser with the result and care I receved

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August 28, 2021

5.0

Yes I have no problem recommending him to anyone he did my aneurysm surgery and I have no problem with it

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August 24, 2021

5.0

Very detailed, understandable explanation of the results of tests and observations.

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August 23, 2021

5.0

Friendly, informative. Didn't feel rushed. Answered questions.

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August 17, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable, patient, great bedside manner. Didnt feel rushed and felt like like he genuinely cared about my well being.

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August 16, 2021

5.0

Empathize with the patient.

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July 31, 2021

5.0

He is a good doctor and he cares and listens.

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July 26, 2021

5.0

Very professional

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July 19, 2021

5.0

Amazing physician!!!

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July 16, 2021

5.0

Dr. Potts was attentive and explained the treatment protocol to me in language I could understand.

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July 16, 2021

5.0

Again, good explanations, answers all questions

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July 12, 2021

5.0

Friendly staff. Thorough discussion. Put me at ease.

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July 12, 2021

5.0

Quick and courteous professional communications

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June 29, 2021

5.0

He is amazing! He knows and shows his education and knowledge of the brain and recommendations for his patients and the families. Very welcoming and explains things in ways that you can understand.

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June 28, 2021

5.0

I like him He did a very delicate surgery well

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June 22, 2021

5.0

I have an unusual aneurysm case and feel that he is addressing it in the best possible manner.

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June 21, 2021

5.0

Saved my daughter-in-law’s life.

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June 21, 2021

5.0

He is direct and gives me a sense of confidence.

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June 18, 2021

5.0

Dr. Potts explained things in language I could understand and answered the questions I had.

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June 14, 2021

5.0

Dr. Potts is awesome!! He was very thorough as well as reassuring in his explanations. Excellent!!

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June 14, 2021

5.0

He’s extremely passionate about his job and discusses things in a way that is understandable.

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June 13, 2021

5.0

Very detailed in his explanations

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June 07, 2021

5.0

He took a lot of time to explain my condition and how he would treat it. Although very intelligent, he spoke in terms we could easily understand.

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June 07, 2021

5.0

his reputation and based on my short interaction over remote visit.

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June 07, 2021

5.0

Dr. Potts is very compassionate & helpful with the health problems I have. He is such a great doctor explaining things.

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June 07, 2021

5.0

He's a great doctor and very knowledgeable. Patient and listens to you with questions and concerns.

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June 07, 2021

5.0

My interactions with Dr. Potts have been exceptional. He is confident but not arrogant; compassionate and thorough; never rushed or dismissive, but rather sincere, interested, and always insures I understand what is happening.

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May 26, 2021

5.0

He spoked calmly, professionally and answered all my questions without rushing me. He was knowledgeable , put me at ease quickly. He even spelled some medical terms for me and laughed at my jokes. Some doctors I've met would say "google it". Not this doctor. He also has a good sense of humor. The only comment I have was he is busy w surgery , appt. got cancelled 2x . It was worth the wait tho.

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May 24, 2021

5.0

Dr. Potts has been great about clearly explaining what is going on in my brain and risks and options. He has been compassionate and so helpful through this stressful time.

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May 24, 2021

5.0

His knowledge, professionalism and outstanding skill as a surgeon.

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May 17, 2021

5.0

I appreciate that Dr. Potts is an expert in his field, listens to my concerns and is patient when I ask questions.

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May 17, 2021

5.0

He knows what he's talking about. I'm not worried like I was at first.

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May 14, 2021

5.0

Very skilled and kind person.

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May 09, 2021

5.0

My first visit but seems like a really good doctor.. very knowledgable, kind, understanding, and he listened and offered me potential solutions to my issues.

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May 04, 2021

5.0

Dr Potts and his staff talk to me like a friend who cares about me. They r helpful, caring, understanding. They take time to b sure I understand the situation.

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April 26, 2021

5.0

Clear communication, thorough, and knowledgeable.

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April 26, 2021

5.0

Very patient and answered all of my questions. Was thorough.

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April 13, 2021

5.0

Dr Potts presents himself as a professional that he is, and treats his patients with thoughtfulness and care I'd expect from a person that many people entrust their lives to. He is friendly, listens to patient's concerns and tailors his recommendations and treatments in a manner that is reassuring and effective.

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April 12, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable, he had my best interest at heart.

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April 12, 2021

5.0

His educational background, experience, knowledge, and comforting manner illicit trust. He explains everything clearly and has been available to answer concerns outside of appointments. I trust this team and their team approach.

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April 12, 2021

5.0

Amable

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April 12, 2021

5.0

Very well trained and nice mannered.

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April 11, 2021

5.0

Personable and professional.

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April 05, 2021

5.0

Dr. Potts has been very thorough and helpful.

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March 29, 2021

5.0

I feel he is a wonderful doctor

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March 23, 2021

4.0

I like the fact that, even though I had to do all of my imaging elsewhere because of the type of insurance I have. He was able to schedule me a read of the images that I took pretty quickly.

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March 18, 2021

5.0

Dr Potts is a great doctor taking the time to help me better understand my medical situation explaining everything in an understandable manner. He did a great job put in place the first steps in my health plan which will help him arrive at and recommend a course of action that we need to consider. He also took the time to answer all our questions which was comforting. I also meet Kirsten PA, very professional and also great at helping me understand my medical problem.

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March 15, 2021

5.0

Bien amable

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March 15, 2021

5.0

Very helpful, compassionate

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March 15, 2021

5.0

Thorough, personable, caring, considerate, relatable doctor. A rare combination in a doctor

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March 01, 2021

5.0

One of the best doctors out there. Very informative knows what he’s doing and talking about

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February 22, 2021

5.0

He is clearly a profession and friendly and explains everything clearly

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February 22, 2021

5.0

Very caring and knowledgeable

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February 22, 2021

5.0

Very detailed with explaining diagnosis and follow up.

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February 19, 2021

5.0

Great doctor

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February 15, 2021

5.0

Dr. Potts and his Nurse Christa always answer all my questions. They explain my diagnosis to me so I understand it. They are very compassionate people that really care.

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February 08, 2021

5.0

He is very knowledgeable.

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February 01, 2021

5.0

The quality of service was very good and friendly

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February 01, 2021

5.0

Dr Potts is very professional and knowledgeable in his field.

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January 25, 2021

5.0

Dr Potts is very professional and well experienced. He takes the time to explain and answer all questions clearly.

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January 25, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable

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January 11, 2021

5.0

Friendly and helpful. Very knowledgeable

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January 11, 2021

5.0

Dr. Potts explained everything so I could understand what & why things were happening.

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January 11, 2021

5.0

Dr. Potts takes the time to explain the medicine and answer questions.

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January 11, 2021

5.0

What's an honor and a pleasure to have Dr Potts work on me.

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December 27, 2020

5.0

Great quality service

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December 18, 2020

5.0

I have confidence in him and would recommend him to anyone

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December 18, 2020

5.0

He is kind and caring. A good doctor

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December 15, 2020

5.0

Excellent communication.

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December 14, 2020

5.0

Very professional, and knowledgeable.

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December 14, 2020

5.0

He seems caring and kind. I trust his judgement and protocol for my care.

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December 11, 2020

5.0

he was very nice and answered all my questions

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December 07, 2020

5.0

Easy to talk too and gave ample time

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December 07, 2020

5.0

Very professional, detailed, and caring.

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December 01, 2020

5.0

Dr. Potts is very competent and involved.

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November 30, 2020

4.0

He was very nice and engaging. He spent time listening to my symptoms and gave me reassurance that the presentation was normal.

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November 13, 2020

5.0

Pleasant ,caring., and readily explains answers to any questions. His APN, Crista, is very helpful and follows thru on phone calls.

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November 13, 2020

5.0

Testing procedure is organized and usually have been convenient for somebody like myself from the far southwest suburbs to have needed testing and Dr. visit on the same day.

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November 13, 2020

5.0

Knowledgeable and kind

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November 13, 2020

5.0

Great, caring people

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November 09, 2020

5.0

The efficient manner in which Dr. Pots handled my appointment.

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November 09, 2020

5.0

Excellent service. Great medical advice and workable plan to address the issue

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October 26, 2020

5.0

He is the best and very good at his job. Covers all basics with you.

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October 26, 2020

5.0

Dr Potts and Crista are very through and happy to answer any questions. They both are so very supporting and gladly make you feel more at ease when you are afraid

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October 12, 2020

5.0

Dr. Potts and his supporting neurosurgeons correctly diagnosed a subdural hematoma and then performed a Burr Hole procedure on me. Without his abilities, I don't believe I would be here completing this survey!

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October 12, 2020

5.0

Excellent staff of doctors and nurses that are true professionals!

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October 06, 2020

5.0

first visit but so far so good

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September 28, 2020

5.0

Thorough review of results. Knowledgeable. Caring.

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September 28, 2020

5.0

Great tests, thorough review and analysis.

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September 28, 2020

5.0

Talked on your level explains everything

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September 28, 2020

5.0

Knowledgeable kind

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September 21, 2020

5.0

Very very satisfied because he's it

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September 21, 2020

5.0

Very friendly and very professional and very quick

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September 21, 2020

5.0

As I said above, Dr. Potts is fabulous. I would highly recommend him to anybody who needs a good neurosurgeon. I credit him with getting me through a very difficult time

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September 21, 2020

5.0

Everyone was helpful. Especially liked the PA. She took the time to go over my case and ask pertinent questions. And of course Dr. Potts is fabulous. He is the reason I came out of surgery with no disabling effects. Really appreciate him

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September 21, 2020

5.0

Very professional and pleasant .

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September 15, 2020

5.0

He is a very good doctor.Answers all your concerns. I highly recommend him.

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September 15, 2020

5.0

I really love this hospital because it said my life.It is very clean and the staff are very friendly and helpful.But the best part is when they give you a time for your appointment that's the time you are seen.The best hospital.

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September 08, 2020

5.0

The doctor showed bedside manner which is extremely important when speaking to elders. He also was very knowledgeable and explained the concepts in layman's terms; the communication was digestible. Thanks for providing us with excellent service.

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September 08, 2020

5.0

You made my daddy feel very comfortable regarding the procedure.

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