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

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
Woodstock Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

5.0
5.0 

92 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

68 Reviews

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 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 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

Talked on your level explains everything

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September 28, 2020

5.0

Knowledgeable kind

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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 21, 2020

5.0

Very professional and pleasant .

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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 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 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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September 04, 2020

5.0

Very helpful.

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September 04, 2020

5.0

Fine doctor.

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August 31, 2020

5.0

Friendly and experienced

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August 31, 2020

5.0

He explains everything Thoroughly

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August 31, 2020

5.0

I find Dr. Potts competent, thorough, friendly and altogether wonderful.

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August 21, 2020

5.0

He seems to be a very competent doctor.

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August 21, 2020

5.0

Explains everything going on with me very well!

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August 17, 2020

5.0

He was the surgeon of my best friend. He saved her life. VERY Professional in dealng with the patient.

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August 17, 2020

5.0

Very detailed explanation and very accommodating to questions asked. Excellent professionalism.

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August 17, 2020

5.0

He discusses the situation in an understandable manner as well as answer all my wuestiond.

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August 17, 2020

5.0

Dr. Potts was very personable, listened to my questions, and explained things well. His manner was relaxed but professional, and put me at ease relative to my concerns.

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August 11, 2020

5.0

Explained everything in a way I could understand my situation

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August 10, 2020

5.0

He seemed very knowledgeable.

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August 10, 2020

5.0

Dr. Potts was kind, reassuring and patient. Very friendly

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July 31, 2020

5.0

Dr. Pott is nice. He explains well and He is willing to spend time with patient and answers all my questions and concerns.

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July 27, 2020

5.0

He listens and explains his answer thoroughly to you and offer and assistance he can give you.

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July 24, 2020

5.0

Very attentive, his experience And knowledge makes anyone feel comfortable. Highly recommended

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July 21, 2020

5.0

He provided clear, authoritative, comprehensive answers and information in a very friendly, easy to understand way

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July 20, 2020

5.0

It was great meeting Dr. Potts. He was very informative about my current health and provided information on the next steps for my future care.

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July 20, 2020

5.0

Very thorough.

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July 13, 2020

5.0

Dr. Potts explain the problem and solutions so well his explanations actually answers your questions before you ask

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July 13, 2020

5.0

Dr Potts is the absolute best! He is very knowledgeable and very caring.

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July 06, 2020

5.0

Had in depth conversation with him and he left no questions unanswered.

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July 03, 2020

5.0

Dr. Potts is knowledgeable, friendly, explains well his diagnosis it was great and informative. Has a great bedside manner and tells it like it is

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June 29, 2020

5.0

Good Dr

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June 29, 2020

5.0

Saved my dads life

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June 27, 2020

5.0

Very careing of my problems and condition very professional

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June 26, 2020

5.0

Dr. Potts is an amazing surgeon! I trust him completely with my care as well as my life!!

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June 23, 2020

5.0

Highly recommended Dr.Potts he always answers my questions and i feel comfortable with him . Thank you Dr. Potts.

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June 23, 2020

5.0

Dr Potts is very easy to understand his explanations. He listens & answers my questions. He's very respectful.

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June 23, 2020

5.0

Professional, kind & quick

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June 23, 2020

5.0

Because he's a real nice doctor. I liked it him right off. He listens to my concerns. He explains everything from detail today tell he tells me the procedure that he's going to do. He let me know how the procedure is going to be done. He recommends what needs to be done and how it is believed that so yes, I would recommend him.

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June 22, 2020

5.0

Excellent, efficient service

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June 22, 2020

5.0

Nice and professional people to work with.

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June 22, 2020

5.0

Dr Potts and his staff were terrific. So professional and very knowledgeable. Dr Potts spoke in terms that I could understand easily and I didn't feel rushed through my appt.

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June 19, 2020

5.0

He has a very calm demeanor and answered my questions and explained everything that is going to happen.

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June 15, 2020

5.0

Competent thorough professional believeable

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June 15, 2020

5.0

Such a warm man. .Saved my life

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June 15, 2020

5.0

Great people .So organized. Perfect experience

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June 10, 2020

5.0

He's so passionate about his profession, and he's done an incredible job caring for my wife over the past 2+ years.

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June 05, 2020

5.0

Dr. Potts is caring, informative, exceptional with his skills, all which resulted in my trust with him.

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June 05, 2020

5.0

The surgery care was very, very good.

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June 02, 2020

5.0

Good human doctor .And very much professional .I was god take care of me

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June 01, 2020

5.0

Excellent care and genuine concern about my recovery. Every healthcare professional I worked with was awesome but in particular Dr Potts!. Thank you

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