Mary Ellen G. Pavone, MD

Mary Ellen G. Pavone, MD

4.8 
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Practice Focus Areas

  • Assisted Reproductive Technology
  • Endometriosis
  • Fertility Preservation
  • In Vitro Fertilization
  • Infertility
  • Premature Ovarian Failure
  • Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
  • Reproductive Surgery

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Boston University School of Medicine - 2003
Residency:
Johns Hopkins University - 2007
Fellowships:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2010

Languages Spoken

  • Italian

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Obstetrics and Gynecology (Certified)
  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Associate Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Alignment Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Central DuPage Hospital
Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.8
4.8 

414 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 27, 2022

5.0

Kind, thorough, and adapted my treatment plan based on my specific needs.

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March 24, 2022

5.0

Dr Pavone answers every question and listens to her patients concerns and work out a solution that is very specific to our needs and wants. I have recommended her to several people going through infertility.

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March 16, 2022

5.0

Yes, great! She’s attentive and detailed in her treatment.

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March 07, 2022

5.0

Dr.Pavone is so kind, understands her patients so well. Answers all my questions patiently. She is genuinely work with her patients. As a patient I always looking for this kind of service from a healthcare provider..Dr.Pavone is excellent in that. Also, I am not forgetting to mention her office staff Maria RN. She replies to all my inquiries promptly and nicely..I wish you all good luck in everything. Good luck NM

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February 28, 2022

5.0

Knowledgeable , kind , direct and throughout.

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February 17, 2022

5.0

Compassionate and takes my other medical issues into account when prescribing care plan

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February 16, 2022

5.0

Dr Pavone listened to my concerns and we are moving forward with a plan that feels individualized to me. She was knowledgeable and explained things to me in ways that I have not had explained before which was very helpful.

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February 13, 2022

5.0

She was great to work with.

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January 23, 2022

5.0

Dr. Pavone was friendly and knowledgeable, which made our first visit with her feel very comfortable. I appreciated her honesty and detail in her responses to our questions.

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January 16, 2022

5.0

Professional and efficient

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January 01, 2022

5.0

She was very approachable and happy to answer questions.

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December 29, 2021

5.0

Attentive and good care. Seems a little rushed lately but that’s understandable with all that’s going on

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December 27, 2021

5.0

So kind and lively and knowledgeable.

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December 13, 2021

5.0

Dr. Pavone is logical, calm, and solves problems. Getting a D&C at 10 weeks and dealing with a second miscarriage is not a fantastic experience, but considering the circumstances I feel/felt that I and my baby were at the best possible facility with the best possible doctor on our side. I can't imagine how she is able to give the bit of empathy she does, considering the thousands of traumatic experiences she helps navigate each year.

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December 13, 2021

5.0

I think Dr. Pavone is exceptional and I always appreciate the way she helps to problem solve my issues.

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December 13, 2021

5.0

Presence and detail of service

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December 12, 2021

5.0

The doctor listen to my concerns and then gave me suggestions to resolve them

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November 17, 2021

5.0

Dr. Pavone seems like she truly cares about me as a person and as her patient. She is open and honest and it’s nice to feel I can ask questions and feel comfortable discussing things with her.

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November 14, 2021

5.0

She is smart and kind.

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November 12, 2021

5.0

I'm still a new patient, but so far, my experience has been great.

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November 01, 2021

5.0

Dr.Pavone is well educated in her specialty & also very caring , Friendly doctor. As a patient I really appreciate that. She is not discriminative at all. We can ask any question from her and she is ready to answer and have patience. I would definitely recommend to her to my family and friends who are looking for reproductive service.

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October 12, 2021

5.0

I had a virtual appointment with Dr.Mary Ellen Pavone on 10/07/21 and we had a really good experience with Dr.Pavone. She is very kind , knowledgeable & understands what we wanted. She has recommended some procedures to undergo before going to IVF treatments which is very nice of her because even we wanted to see whether there are any options available before IVF. We will definitely recommend Dr.Pavone and Northwestern to all my family and friends.

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October 11, 2021

5.0

Thorough and attentive care!

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October 06, 2021

5.0

She was warm and knowledgeable

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October 04, 2021

5.0

Dr. Pavone has been great and really clear and concise so far throughout this process.

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October 01, 2021

5.0

She listens, explains things in a way that is easy to understand, and is super compassionate. I feel confident with all of her recommendations.

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September 29, 2021

5.0

She is a straight shooter (which I love!), so you know you're getting her genuine thoughts. She's very thoughtful, communicative, and knowledgeable.

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September 06, 2021

5.0

Informed, kind, professional

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August 24, 2021

5.0

It was my first time meeting Dr. Pavone, she had to give me some pretty upsetting news and she was very caring and supportive. I appreciate her honesty and comfort. You can tell she is passionate about her job and patients.

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August 02, 2021

5.0

She is so knowledgeable.

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July 29, 2021

5.0

She always makes her self available and it’s extremely patient and knowledgeable.

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July 22, 2021

5.0

She is kind and direct about expectations but thorough with information about the research and process.

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July 19, 2021

2.0

Dr. Pavone is knowledgeable, she performed a procedure for me in February of this year. While I appreciate her knowledge in her area, I do not agree with her bedside manner. My experience with Dr Pavone after two in office visits was somewhat cold and abrupt.

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July 16, 2021

5.0

She made me feel comfortable to talk about the issues, she was very direct but cordial. Her and her colleagues made me feel cared for.

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June 23, 2021

5.0

Dr was very thorough and articulated a plan very well to me and my husband

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June 17, 2021

5.0

She listened to my concerns and then addressed them

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June 16, 2021

5.0

She explained everything and show compassion.

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June 14, 2021

5.0

Dr Pavone is very informative and professional. She took the time to answer all of my questions.

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May 28, 2021

5.0

Dr. Pavone is wonderful! I felt cared for and heard throughout the entire process.

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May 17, 2021

4.0

Easy to talk to, made me feel less stressed

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May 12, 2021

5.0

She’s knowledgeable and very understanding and patient with our questions.

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April 25, 2021

5.0

Dr Pavone saved my life by giving me my son. She’s always trying to improve my care and come up with new ideas to help me.

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April 21, 2021

5.0

Dr. Pavone was awesome. She went through everything in great detail and answered all of our questions.

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April 12, 2021

4.0

Also there were some things we could have done on our first try to improve egg quality and we were not notified of this until our first failed attempt.

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April 05, 2021

5.0

She is efficient and communicates clearly. I feel comfortable asking her questions and I trust the information she provides me

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March 18, 2021

5.0

Dr Pavone is a straightforward no nonsense doctor! It is hard to read her at times but I do not feel like she is afraid of a challenge or at least she will not show it. After being under her care for quite sometime I know she is very busy. I feel confident with Dr Pavone help we can make the best decisions moving forward. If she is ever unavailable to provide me care I would recommend and pick Dr Jungheim.

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March 18, 2021

5.0

Very caring, very patient and willing to answer all my questions.

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March 17, 2021

5.0

She is amazing! Knows her stuff and is very kind and patient. She really takes the time to explain everything in detail. So glad she was recommended to me.

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March 15, 2021

5.0

Dr. Pavone is compassionate, focused and always makes me feel important.

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March 01, 2021

5.0

Expertise of Dr. Pavone, her level of patience and commitment to my case.

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February 24, 2021

5.0

Dr. Pavone was thorough, personable and knowledgeable, especially with such sensitive topics.

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February 22, 2021

5.0

Gets back to you right away, professional and kind, knowledgeable

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February 22, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable and personable. She answered all of my questions.

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February 22, 2021

5.0

She is the best doctor I have ever seen.

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February 17, 2021

5.0

Competent and caring

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February 11, 2021

4.0

I am new so I can't say for certain, but so far so good. I felt she was knowledgeable and I could trust her with my care.

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February 10, 2021

4.0

I feel comfortable beginning our fertility journey with Dr Pavone and her team after our initial telemeeting. She was nice, knowledgeable, informative and did not hide that some tests could be uncomfortable or painful. So far, I would recommend her.

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February 10, 2021

5.0

So far, I have had nothing but positive experiences with dr pavone. I know that I am in very good hands. I also really enjoy the video conferencing option for appointments where my physical presence is not necessary. I don’t mind coming in when I can swing it with my work schedule, but this is great when I can’t do that.

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February 07, 2021

5.0

Dr. Pavone was very friendly and thorough during our tele-health appointment. She was great as explaining what each step of the fertility process entails.

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January 27, 2021

5.0

I just recently met Doctor Pavone during an ultrasound. I received unexpected news. She was patient and helped me through the news and explained the next steps.

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January 11, 2021

5.0

I am so grateful to have met and been in the talented hands of Dr. Pavone. She is compassionate, kind and incredibly incredibly knowledgeable about everything fertility wise and also how to work with fertility patients and offer the best bedside manner ever!!! I can't say enough great things. Dr. Pavone is the best!!!

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January 04, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable and efficient. Kind and caring.

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December 23, 2020

5.0

Dr. Pavone has been flexible with my needs and requests.

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December 23, 2020

5.0

Dr. Paving took the time to answer our questions and seemed to genuinely care.

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December 21, 2020

5.0

Very friendly and patient about explaining the process.

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December 20, 2020

5.0

Dr. Pavone is wonderful--informative and knowledgeable but also warm and empathetic.

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December 17, 2020

5.0

Dr. Pavone and her entire team is amazing. They really care about what is best for our family. She is so caring and compassionate. I have heard horror stories from friends that are using AR elsewhere and I have never had any of those horrible experiences here.

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December 14, 2020

5.0

Dr. Pavone is really thorough and provides a realistic plan of action.

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December 09, 2020

5.0

She was thorough and explained things very well

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November 21, 2020

5.0

Dr. Pavone is the best dr there is at the clinic. She is kind and compassionate. She goes the extra mile for me. She has been my longest dr at 5.5 yrs and has never left my side. I just wish she would let me do more retrievals as I will have to go to Mexico to do another retrieval. My gyb onc said there is no reason i cant do more retrievals and use estrogen for FET.

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November 15, 2020

5.0

Our goal was accomplished - we are pregnant!

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November 15, 2020

5.0

Excellent patient bedside manners and informative!

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November 15, 2020

5.0

Punctual and very helpful!

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November 13, 2020

5.0

Dr. pavone is and excellent doctor - she is thoughtful, pragmatic and takes the time to explain what's going on. I appreciate her calling me and making me feel like an individual rather than a number.

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November 13, 2020

5.0

They gave me my beautiful baby boy!!!

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November 11, 2020

5.0

Attentive

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November 11, 2020

5.0

Excellent care

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November 09, 2020

5.0

She has been very good. She explains everything very well and is very knowledgeable and friendly.

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November 09, 2020

5.0

I wasn't able to get pregnant and with their help I now have a one year old daughter and I am working on one more child.

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November 02, 2020

5.0

Dr Pavone helped me feel at ease and is a warm"caring person

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November 02, 2020

5.0

Dr Pavone is kind and thorough

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October 05, 2020

5.0

The office is great from the receptionists, to the sonographers to the nurses.

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October 05, 2020

5.0

This appointment was thorough. All of our questions were answered and there was a follow up email.

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October 01, 2020

5.0

Friendly and professional

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September 28, 2020

5.0

Very informative and knowledgeable

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September 28, 2020

5.0

Great knowledge

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September 26, 2020

5.0

The dr was able to explain to me in details the process that would be done and she seemed interested to accomplish my goal of getting pregnant

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September 26, 2020

5.0

They seem very well organized

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September 23, 2020

5.0

Dr. Pavone is the absolute best. She's kind, patient, understanding and straightforward. She guided my husband and I every step of the way and we felt comfortable and at ease with the whole process. I wish Dr. Pavone could remain my doctor throughout my pregnancy.

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September 23, 2020

5.0

Every staff at the clinic is friendly, professional and they makeyou feel important and supported.

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September 10, 2020

5.0

Dr. Pavone is the best! She's friendly and personable and makes me feel very comfortable. I have the utmost confidence in her.

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September 10, 2020

5.0

Very professional and timely. Puts you at ease.

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September 09, 2020

5.0

Great care and response to questions.

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September 09, 2020

4.0

Kind and helpful

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September 09, 2020

4.0

They were kind and helpful

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September 09, 2020

5.0

She's very honest with me

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September 09, 2020

5.0

Resulted in pregnancy

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September 08, 2020

5.0

She is very caring, provides thorough explanations, positive attitude, adapted to telehealth visits well

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September 08, 2020

5.0

Very thorough, prompt responses to MyChart messages, helpful staff

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September 04, 2020

5.0

Dr Pavone has been extremely patient and been working with us for over an year .She has sent benchmarks for all parameters to ensure we really need ART and if we choose we succeed in itt

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Disclosures

Mary Ellen G. Pavone, MD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

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