Michael D. Zielinski, MD

Michael D. Zielinski, MD

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Northwestern Medical Group

Primary Specialty

Internal Medicine

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Does Not Schedule or Accept New Patients

Practice Focus Areas

Education

Medical Education:
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine - 1997
Residency:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2000

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Clinical Assistant 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

5.0
5.0 
770 Ratings
  • Friendly & Courteous
    5.0
  • Will Recommend to Others
    4.9
  • Clear Explanations
    5.0
  • Shows Concern
    5.0
  • Includes You In Decisions
    5.0
  • Explains Medications
    4.9
  • Follow-Up Instructions
    5.0
  • Easy to Understand
    5.0
  • Time Spent With Patient
    4.9
  • Confidence in Doctor
    5.0

Reviews from Patients

185 Reviews
November 02, 2019

Dr Z is the best

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October 21, 2019

good

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October 20, 2019

Good

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October 17, 2019

Always excellent

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October 16, 2019

Dr Zielinski is simply the best! Good listener and well informed. I can't think of going anywhere else.

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October 14, 2019

Again, I am sounding like a broken record. I have been seeing Dr. Z for at least 15 years. He is the thorough, kind, professional, up to date and a great comfort to me. I have two sons who are doctors. I know many doctors. Very few are at the level of excellence Dr. Z

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October 12, 2019

Dr. Zielinski clearly enjoys helping his patients and practicing medicine: exactly what I look for in a physician.

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October 10, 2019

Dr. Z is the best

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September 28, 2019

I have and will continue to recommend this Doctor and this office to others.

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September 27, 2019

Always a good experience with *Dr. Zielinski.

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September 26, 2019

Dr. Z is awesome

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September 18, 2019

Excellent doctor in every way - Attentive, professional, kind, thorough.

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September 17, 2019

My visit and the care provided could not have been better. Dr. Zielenski was engaged, attentive, thoughtful, logical and caring throughout.

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September 10, 2019

Dr. Zielinski is an outstanding doctor. You are never rushed, and he thoroughly answers all questions.

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September 04, 2019

*Dr. Z. is the best!

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August 31, 2019

Execeptionaly good experience.

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August 18, 2019

I always feel that I am getting the best care there.

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August 17, 2019

Dr Z never makes you feel rushed. he listens and takes the time needed to answer any of your questions.

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August 16, 2019

Dr. Z has been my internist for 15 years.

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August 15, 2019

Dr Zielinski is a first rate internist and very easy to talk to. When I saw him he knew all about my visits to a specialist

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August 14, 2019

Wonderful communicator!

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August 13, 2019

Always responds quickly to on-line questions or concerns.

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August 11, 2019

My true wish is that Dr Z could be cloned. Professional straight forward and most important clear and understandable explanations.

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August 08, 2019

My confidence rating on medical concerns are very good.

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August 08, 2019

I HAVE RECOMMEND DR.ZIELINSKI TO MY FRIENDS. HE IS NOW THEIR DOCTOR............

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August 06, 2019

outstanding. dr z represents all the great things of medicine. thorough. the best of the best!

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August 04, 2019

Dr. Zielinski is top notch. He listens to me, makes sure he understands my situation through follow-up questions. He is thorough and professional. He is direct in his recommendations. He verified that I understand the situation and welcomes questions/comments. I am very lucky to have him as my doctor. I value his analysis and judgment highly.

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August 02, 2019

Dr. Zielinsky is a model primary care physician.

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August 01, 2019

I run a law firm for a living. Dr. Zielinski and his staff provide text-book examples on how to interact with patients on a professional level that also demonstrates a personal interest.

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July 21, 2019

Dr Z is very good

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July 21, 2019

I get excellent care from Dr. Zielinski every time seen. if I could rate him more than 5 I would!

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July 12, 2019

Dr. Z has always instilled confidence, is VERY likable and gives me the sense I am the only patient he has that day. I would highly recommend him to anyone...and have

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July 11, 2019

Dr.Zielinsky gives me his full attention during my visits and includes me in decision making.

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July 08, 2019

Dr. Zielinski is an exceptional doctor who thoroughly explains your situation and answers any and all questions. There is never any pressure for him to get out of the door.

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July 06, 2019

Dr. Zielinski has always been easy to talk with, professional and concerned about my health. I

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July 01, 2019

I have great confidence in Dr. Zielinsk's knowledge snd judgment. He pays close attention to what I say, addresses all my questions and is clearly concerned for my well-being.

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June 30, 2019

Excellent attention, the highest level of professionalism and knowledge.

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June 28, 2019

we travel 80 to see this excellent doctor; thank you for such fine care

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June 27, 2019

A superior physician: personally, pleasant, knowledgeable, creative, very smart. Puts together the total picture re: a person's medical situation.

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June 26, 2019

profesional

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June 25, 2019

The best care possible provided in an efficient and competent manner.

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June 22, 2019

I have always enjoyed an excellent relationship with Dr. Zielinski. We discuss my care and treatment in an open fashion.

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June 22, 2019

If there was a category beyond very good I would have checked it to every category referring to Dr. Z and his assistant.

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June 18, 2019

This doctor is outstanding in everyway.

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June 17, 2019

Dr. Z is an exceptional Physician.

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June 13, 2019

Dr. Zielinski is, and always has been, professional in every way, courteous, happy to answer my questions, and easy to work with. He is extremely attentive to detail, thorough, and earned my respect long ago. His guidance inspires confidence, and his commitment to healthcare, to my untrained eye, is unconditional and exemplary.

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June 10, 2019

Dr. Z is a good guy.

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June 09, 2019

Michael is a first rate practitioner.

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June 06, 2019

I adore Dr. Zielinski and have referred several people to him for care as well.

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May 27, 2019

I am confident that I have an excellent doctor who cares about me and my health. That is a very important feeling for me to have as a doctor myself.

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May 20, 2019

I am a long time patient of my Doctor. He has kept me healthy. I have no complaints.

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May 15, 2019

*Dr. Z. took all the time required and even stayed late to insure the best standards of care.

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May 12, 2019

Dr. Z. is by far the best doctor I have ever had in my entire life especially as a primary physician extremely intelligent extremely knowledgeable extremely observant and I would bet that he could speak anyone's language and they would understand him he's smart he's intelligent he spends so much time with you it's beautiful no matter how many questions or concerns I have he will not get up off of his chair until all of my concerns and questions are answered he's absolutely amazing in my opinion he's the best primary physician MD On the entire planet you guys should be extremely lucky to have a guy like that thank you

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May 10, 2019

Good.

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May 08, 2019

Dr. Zielinski is a wonderful doctor. I am fortunate that I have him as my primary care physician.

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May 04, 2019

I only wish he could be my husbands doctor! Dr Z is great.

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May 02, 2019

the Doctor was excellent

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April 27, 2019

everything was top-notch

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April 19, 2019

I saw Dr. Zielinski because I couldn't get in to see my regular doctor on short notice. Dr. Zielinski was friendly and answered all my questions. I felt much better after seeing him about the problem that had unexpectedly arose. He allayed all my concerns.

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April 19, 2019

Dr. Z was training a medical student. Great experience for all 3 of us.

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April 18, 2019

*Dr. Zielinski is an outstanding physician - I trust him with my life!

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April 18, 2019

excellent

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April 17, 2019

Dr. Zielinski is very engaging and sympathetic.

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April 13, 2019

all good

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April 12, 2019

Dr Zielinski is a very good doctor

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April 08, 2019

DR.ZIELINSKI IS THE BEST DOCTOR!!!! I CAN NOT BE WITH OUT HIM EVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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March 28, 2019

There is no better doctor than *Dr. Zielinski. He is very thorough & so kind to his patients.

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March 23, 2019

Pleasing personality, listened, involved me in decision making, and was genuinely concerned about me and my care. Full confidence.

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March 13, 2019

Dr. Zielinski is terrific.

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March 06, 2019

*Dr. Z is great!

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March 06, 2019

Dr. Zielinski is the greatest!!!

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March 05, 2019

I use to live 5 minutes away from the office but now I live almost an hour away from his office. I wouldn't see anyone else he is that good of a doctor.

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March 03, 2019

At 75 years of age, and having had many health experiences over those years, I must declare that Doctor "Z" is one of, if not the, best provider I have had the experience to be served by.

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February 28, 2019

Dr. Zielinski and his Nurse are some of the best health professionals I have ever dealt with. I always look forward to seeing them when I need care.

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February 26, 2019

I have consulted with Dr. Zielinski for several years. I think he is an outstanding physician.

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February 23, 2019

great visit with Dr Zielinski. I think he has excellent judgment and got a lot done during the visit. I felt he was very genuinely concerned with my health and well-being.

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February 22, 2019

great doctor

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February 21, 2019

amazing care, professional and helpful

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February 17, 2019

Dr Z is a true partner in my health care. He listens, he takes a practical approach, we talk about options, and he says it like it is while considering my views. As I said, I returned to Dr Z after seeing someone else closer to me. I have complete confidence in him as my primary care doc

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February 15, 2019

Dr. Z is excellent. He gets me, he listens to my input and is able to get me on board with his ideas.

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February 11, 2019

Dr. Zielinski has been my PCP for many years. My confidence in him is absolute.

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February 11, 2019

Dr. Zielinsky is a model physician: thorough, friendly, considerate, and very well-informed.

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February 05, 2019

Dr. Zielinski should be recognized for what he is that too often is missing in your huge system. He is constant in expanding his knowledgeable base, beyond approachable, and caring. Dr. Zielinski is the kind of doctor that best represents what an old fashioned doctor was. He knows his patients, asks great questions and really listens. He cares and it shows and benefits his patients. Northwestern Hospital is lucky to have him practice here.

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January 23, 2019

Thorough. His diagnostic skills are incredible.

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January 21, 2019

Dr. Zielinski is an excellent doctor. My son who was with me commented on the excellent approach to care, communication skills and dedication to serving the patient that Dr. Zielinski showed. Thank you.

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January 19, 2019

always helpful and listens to all my questions

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January 19, 2019

I did recommend Dr. Zeilinski to friends and associates

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January 18, 2019

*Dr. Zielinski is excellent! I recommend him all the day. He is a huge asset, knowledgeable etc!

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January 17, 2019

Dr. Z is the best!

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January 14, 2019

Dr. Z is outstanding, very caring and trustworthy. He is the best !

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January 14, 2019

Dr. Zielinski is a superb doctor. I would recommend him a 1000 times over. one of the best docs I have had in 68 years.

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January 11, 2019

I have referred Dr Zielinksi to several friends and they are all happy with him

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January 08, 2019

I've been seeing Dr. Z for over 10 years now and have always been impressed by his openness and approachability. I have full confidence in him as my primary health care provider.

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December 26, 2018

Dr. Zielinski always reads all my notes and answers all my questions and concerns. I feel that I'm always getting special attention to my needs.

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December 22, 2018

dr zielinski is an excellent doctor and a great diagnostician.

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December 17, 2018

Dr. Z is clearly very knowledgable which engenders confidence. He answers questions in a clear way.

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December 14, 2018

good

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December 09, 2018

excellent

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December 08, 2018

Dr Zelinski is over the top! Fabulous clinician and a man who cares for his patients like family.

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November 20, 2018

Always a pleasure

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November 19, 2018

Michael Zielinski is one of the best doctors I have ever had in my life! I am grateful to be under his care!

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November 18, 2018

I've been with Dr. Z for years. He knows my medical history very well. I'll go out of my way to keep this relationship going.

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November 16, 2018

Excellent

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November 15, 2018

I have complete confidence in Dr. Zielinski. He always listens closely and responds sensibly to my concerns. Although his time is limited, he never gives me the impression that he is rushed.

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November 13, 2018

Dr. Zielinski is an outstanding doctor. I am fortunate to have him as my primary care physician.

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November 10, 2018

thanks for everything, Dr. Zielinski.

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November 09, 2018

Cannot day enough good things about Dr. Zielinski. He is an amazing doctor and has continually diagnosed or helped with issues other doctors couldn't.

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November 02, 2018

Dr. Z is the ultimate professional. I come from Indiana due to my trust in him!

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October 26, 2018

I never feel I'm being rushed during a visit. Dr. Z, and the rest of the staff are efficient but never hurried.

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October 24, 2018

I will recommend Dr. Zielinski to friends and coworker if ever they will need a very good doctor.

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October 24, 2018

The over-all experience was very good and what I expected. I visit multiple doctors over the course of a year to treat an ongoing condition. I'd rate care from Dr. Zielinski very high compared to other practitioners.

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October 23, 2018

I have been with Dr Zielinski for many years. I am extremely happy with the quality of care.

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October 17, 2018

*Dr. Zielinski is the best!

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October 16, 2018

fHappy with my care

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October 06, 2018

VERY HELPFUL IN EXPLAINING EVERYTHING IN DETAIL AND HOW TO RESOLVE ANY PROBLEMS. TREMENDOUS DOCTOR!

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October 02, 2018

Michael Zelinski is outstanding. Great attention to detail and perfect demeanor

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September 29, 2018

Dr Zielinski is the consummate physician! He is patient, informative, reassuring and professional!

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September 20, 2018

I have been seeing Dr.Z for a long time he is very helpful to my needs.

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September 19, 2018

continue to be impressed with efficient use of my time, courteousness, thoroughness, frank and thoughtful approach to my care

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September 16, 2018

GOOD

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September 13, 2018

caring and interested physician

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September 10, 2018

this was my first visit and i feel like i am in good hands going forward

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September 09, 2018

Always been pleased with Dr Zielinski's level of care and concern

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September 08, 2018

Dr. Zielinski is excellent, and we have referred many people to him. We consider him a family friend.

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September 04, 2018

Dr Zalienski never rushes my appointments and always listens carefully to me. I could not have more confidence in him and am thankful he is my doctor.

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September 01, 2018

Dr Zielinski is the best doctor ! always perfectly professional, knowledgeable and caring.

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August 29, 2018

Very good internist for many years.

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August 27, 2018

My appointment did not take long but the quality of my visit was exceptionally high. Dr. Z accessed my situation and set up appropriate tests. He was extremely nice and totally focused on evaluating my issue and the next steps to take to help resolve it. I am so glad I saw him.

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August 24, 2018

I always feel comfortable with *Dr. Z. and his team.

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August 22, 2018

Dr. Z. has been a true parter in advising me of my health. He is always very friendly, professional, and knowledgeable of my health, history, and recommendations for improved health.

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August 21, 2018

Dr. Zielinski is excellent

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August 17, 2018

Dr. Zielinski is a superb primary care physician: patient, caring, creative, engaged, and very sharp. I have had several medical issues this past year, including emergencies, and involving various specialties. He has been a rock of support. A treasure.

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August 16, 2018

Dr. Z spent almost an hour with me, and my daughter, whom I took along because she had a number of questions she wanted answered. She was quite pleased with his examination, questions, responses, advice and follow up.

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