Matt S. Lesniak, MD

Matt S. Lesniak, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Neurological Surgery

Secondary Specialty

Insurance

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Accepting New Patients

Practice Focus Areas

  • Benign Brain Tumor
  • Cavernous Malformation
  • Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Glioma
  • Malignant Brain Tumor
  • Pituitary Disorders
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Vascular Malformation/Brain

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine - 1996
Internship:
Johns Hopkins University - 1997
Residency:
Johns Hopkins University - 2003

Languages Spoken

  • German
  • Polish
  • Spanish

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery - Neurological Surgery (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:
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

4.9
4.9 

99 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

54 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

54 Reviews

July 21, 2021

5.0

Highly skilled.

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July 18, 2021

5.0

Easy to talk to

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July 11, 2021

5.0

He is an excellent surgeon whose confidence helped me get through this difficult surgery.

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June 30, 2021

5.0

Dr Lesniak's expertise in brain tumor surgery was the reason I chose him. My care and surgical outcome were beyond my expectations!

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June 16, 2021

5.0

He’s very knowledgeable! Gets to the point of your problem and explains next steps. Awesome!

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June 09, 2021

5.0

Very good and understand

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May 26, 2021

4.0

Although he was not my surgeon, his follow up with me has been a good experience. I’m confident in his abilities.

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May 16, 2021

5.0

He’s an expert in his field.

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May 12, 2021

5.0

Dr. Lesniak is the expert in his field, professional, kind, and welcomes questions from his patients. I highly recommend Dr. Lesniak!

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April 14, 2021

5.0

Knew his stuff. Gave me confidence in the process

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April 11, 2021

5.0

Dr Lesniak has been so wonderful. He has been professional, kind, and caring! He has reassured me through the process of monitoring my meningioma over the past 3 years. Although I am fearful of my upcoming surgery to remove the tumor, I have confidence in his skills as a top neurosurgeon in the country.

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April 07, 2021

5.0

He is professional and takes time to answer my questions. He is also willing to do telemedicine when I’m out of town; I appreciate the convenience.

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April 04, 2021

5.0

Dr Lesniak and Staff was attentive and were available when ever I needed them

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March 14, 2021

5.0

Easy to talk to. Explained everything thoroughly. Excellent surgeon.

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March 03, 2021

5.0

He’s simply the best at what he does!

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March 03, 2021

5.0

Dr. Lesniack has been very kind to me and very honest about whether I should go ahead with surgery or not.

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February 24, 2021

5.0

I like his demeanor He gave me the test results, his concerns and would like to follow up one more time

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February 21, 2021

5.0

The best!!

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February 17, 2021

5.0

Dr. Lesniak always made sure I understood the process and procedures. He took all the time we needed to explain and answer questions (even the tough ones). I felt like I had the best care possible at the hospital. I always felt important and cared for. He’s a great surgeon. I couldn’t recommend him enough!

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February 14, 2021

5.0

Dr. Lesniak was very kind and caring. He took the time to get to know me and answered all of my questions. He was honest and sincere about my treatment plan.

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February 04, 2021

5.0

Great doctor! Straight forward and very supportive! Value his input and expertise!

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February 03, 2021

5.0

Add also the honesty and his behavior engendered trust.

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February 03, 2021

5.0

Very nice .an truthful, an I mean that,

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December 09, 2020

5.0

He was very clear as to my options for my diagnosis.

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November 23, 2020

5.0

He’s great was not rushed, explained clearly and asked if I had questions or something else to discuss.

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November 18, 2020

5.0

He’s incredibly thorough when he explains the situation. He listens and is concerned. He has a great bedside manner’s.

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November 12, 2020

5.0

Very informative and efficient

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November 12, 2020

5.0

Very informative, seemed very efficient

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November 04, 2020

5.0

He was concise in his analysis of the results of my test and in reassuring me that continued treatment would not be necessary for a while.

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November 04, 2020

5.0

I appreciate the professionalism of the entire department. I also like the fact that the people treatment me as a person and not just a number.

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October 28, 2020

5.0

Doctor Lesniak is very concerned about the patient and today,on testing and examination he seen,that he had something with his ear. We have a appointment already with a EMT.

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October 28, 2020

5.0

Because the one's that registered, are very kind and helpful.

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October 25, 2020

5.0

Medical expertise and open friendly communication.

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October 25, 2020

5.0

Medical expertise , welcoming , friendly, helpful atmosphere. A wonderful personal experience.

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October 21, 2020

5.0

Surgical success

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October 21, 2020

5.0

Excellent care and attention to detail. The whole team knows how to listen and respond appropriately. Just thanks!

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September 27, 2020

5.0

Dr. M. Lesniak is very professional, knowledgeable and caring person

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September 23, 2020

5.0

Excellent surgeon

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September 23, 2020

5.0

Excellent surgeon and staff

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September 17, 2020

5.0

I saw Dr Lesniak 2 years ago for a second opinion after a diagnosis of a pituitary adenoma. He was able to communicate with me and my family better than any physician I had seen previously. After that meeting I knew I would continue my care with him.

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September 17, 2020

5.0

I have been very impressed by the professionalism and compassion of everyone I have met in the neurology department. From the physician assistants to the receptionist to the nurse Putting in the IV for my MRI, I felt that everyone really cared about me.

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September 16, 2020

5.0

knowledgeable kind caring and I've been seeing him for a few years now. He saved my life so many times! Thank you doctor

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September 16, 2020

5.0

Very kind clean hospital and because Maciej S Lesniak is the best doctor ever!

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August 01, 2020

5.0

Dr Lesniak has been the best doctor for me. Never rushes me during my appointments. Answers all my questions and makes me feel like he really cares. Highly recommend!! Great staff also!

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July 26, 2020

5.0

Dr. Lesniak was easy to talk with and explained things well.

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July 18, 2020

5.0

He was very clear explaining the problem and the steps we will follow in the process of treatment.

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July 15, 2020

5.0

Very professional, an understanding

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July 15, 2020

5.0

Very professional

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June 21, 2020

5.0

Dr. Lesniak was fantastic! Additionally, he anticipated my needs and answered the questions I should have been asking.

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June 14, 2020

5.0

very organized and considerate physician

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June 10, 2020

5.0

Kind and genuine.

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June 10, 2020

5.0

Engaging conversation. Listened to questions.

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June 03, 2020

5.0

Again exceptional surgical expertise and follow up care.

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June 03, 2020

5.0

Exemplary medical care and follow up.

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