Nirmala Gonsalves, MD

Nirmala Gonsalves, MD

4.9 
65 ratings  Read Reviews
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Primary Specialty

Esophageal Gastroenterology

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Practice Focus Areas

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School - 1999
Residency:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2002
Fellowships:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2005

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology (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 

65 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

55 Reviews

November 07, 2020

5.0

Dr. Gonsalves was very helpful and thoughtful and addressed my concerns well.

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November 07, 2020

5.0

The department was helpful and efficient.

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October 27, 2020

5.0

She was extremely comforting. Knowledgeable and detailed.

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October 27, 2020

5.0

This was a virtual visit so I really have nothing to go off of.

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October 24, 2020

5.0

She is thorough, a good listener and understanding

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October 24, 2020

5.0

Always a positive experience

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October 21, 2020

5.0

The doctors and staff are very responsive and willing to discuss and implement alternative treatments.

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October 21, 2020

5.0

She was great. Comprehensive and practical in approach to address my condition. Love the telemedicine option for a visit like this.

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October 15, 2020

5.0

Satisfied that I got the best care.

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October 15, 2020

5.0

I feel very comfortable and reassured about my health.

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October 12, 2020

5.0

I have been a patient for a few years and she is always extremely helpful.

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October 12, 2020

5.0

The doctor is great! She is very easy to talk to and she explains things well.

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October 04, 2020

5.0

Dr. Nirmala Gonsalves is wonderful, Professional, intelligent and kind as well as understanding and a good listener.

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October 04, 2020

5.0

A good department with the resources and technology of Northwestern Medicine behind them. Staff is available and appointments were easy to schedule. Location of offices as well as where the physicians schedule time is very helpful.

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October 03, 2020

5.0

Very knowledgeable and I really liked her alot!! I feel safe with my health in her hands.

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October 03, 2020

5.0

Fantastic group of doctors.

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September 29, 2020

5.0

She listened to my concerns and helped me come up with a care plan that made sense but didn't push her own opinions and let me make my own decision

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September 29, 2020

5.0

Ease of scheduling an appointment

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September 27, 2020

5.0

Dr Gonsalves is an excellent diagnostician! I had been misdiagnosed before seeing Dr. Gonsalves. After a thorough exam and appropriate testing I received the proper diagnosis. I am grateful for Dr Gonsalves's expertise.

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September 27, 2020

5.0

Dr. Gonsalves is an exceptional doctor! She is extremely knowledgeable, respectful and has a caring bedside manner. She is thorough, takes her time and makes me feel very well cared for. She follows up with results quickly. Dr. Gonsalves always goes the extra mile to give exceptional care. I feel very fortunate to be a patient of Dr Gonsalves and would highly recommend her !!

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September 26, 2020

4.0

Don't know yet. First meeting was a good impression. We'll see after follow up visits.

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September 26, 2020

4.0

This was our first meeting. Will not know much about her care until following up visits.

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September 15, 2020

5.0

She shows care for patient

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September 15, 2020

5.0

Informative and friendly

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September 09, 2020

5.0

Great efficient care

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September 08, 2020

5.0

She is knowledgeable, listens and cares.

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September 08, 2020

5.0

Great doctor who listens and helps.

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August 31, 2020

5.0

She is very good.

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August 28, 2020

5.0

Dr Gonsalves takes the time to explain all available options and pros/cons to each with my treatment. Most doctors try to rush you out the door, I don't get that impression from her.

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August 27, 2020

5.0

Dr. Gonsalves is a compassionate and attentive physician. She clearly outlined the treatment options and provided the right amount of information and guidance to help me make a decision that is best for me.

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August 27, 2020

5.0

Strong and clear communication throughout the scheduling process.

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August 19, 2020

5.0

See above. She is great listener and excellent in explaining. I trust Dr. Gonsalves with my Gastro care.

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August 19, 2020

5.0

Excellent Department with excellent Dr's. Dr. Gonsalves is great she listens and explains very well and will take the necessary time needed in explaining and answering my questions.

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August 14, 2020

5.0

Some communication issues but Dr Gonsalves is fantastic and despite being a large institution physician she makes me feel like I'm still important to her

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August 11, 2020

5.0

She is personable and able to explain things in an understandable way.

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July 26, 2020

5.0

It was a very nice and relaxing environment and Dr. Gonsalves was very personable and attentive which you don't see often with specialists as they are very busy. It was refreshing.

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July 25, 2020

5.0

She answered all my questions and addressed my concerns.

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July 23, 2020

5.0

Very easy to talk with, very professional and efficient.

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July 15, 2020

5.0

Dr Nirmala Gonsalves was very understanding and sympathetic to the reason I went for the visit.Which is great, because most patients don't like to go for doctors visit.

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July 14, 2020

5.0

Easy to talk to she explains well

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July 10, 2020

5.0

Efficient, thorough, kind

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July 10, 2020

5.0

Good timing with appointments, thorough, kind

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July 08, 2020

5.0

Dr. Gonsalves is an excellent physician. She takes time to listen to you, and she is very knowledgeable and caring.

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July 08, 2020

5.0

I received excellent care from Dr. Nirmala Gonsalves. She is knowledgeable, kind, and caring.

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July 07, 2020

5.0

She was very nice, informative and is taking action to find out what the root issue is that I'm having.

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July 07, 2020

5.0

Very professional, knowledgeable, and attentive

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June 30, 2020

5.0

Friendly, professional, timely

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June 24, 2020

5.0

Dr. Gonsalves paid attention to my issues and asked enough questions to make me feel better...

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June 23, 2020

5.0

She is thorough and thoughtful. She knows her stuff and has excellent bed side manner.

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June 22, 2020

5.0

Very responsive, helpful, and provides good care.

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June 22, 2020

5.0

Dr. Gonsalves is very responsive to my needs.

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June 14, 2020

5.0

Have always had excellent treatment with excellent results under her care. DR. Gonsalves listens well and explains things very well to me. I find her to be very caring, empathetic, and overall very concerned for my overall well being.

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June 14, 2020

5.0

Have always had excellent treatment with excellent results.

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June 04, 2020

5.0

She is very professional and he have knowledge of wath she says and explains.

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June 03, 2020

5.0

Dr. Gonsalves is patient and listens to your concerns. She breaks down your concerns, by each health problem and gives solutions.

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