Douglas F. Penate, MD

Douglas F. Penate, MD

4.9 
1394 ratings  Read Reviews
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Primary Specialty

Internal Medicine

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine - 2011
Residency:
Loyola University Medical Center - 2014

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Health System Clinician, 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:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

1394 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 30, 2022

5.0

Dr. Penate takes the time and listens to any and all concerns... he does not make you feel like he is pressed for time, and has a million other people to see when he probably does.

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March 30, 2022

5.0

He knows what he is doing he es e very good doctor and a good person

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March 29, 2022

5.0

Great personality, good information and definitely made me feel comfortable

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March 29, 2022

5.0

Like his style and manners good connection as I transition to a new doctor gave me great confidence.

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March 28, 2022

5.0

He listens to what I have to say

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March 26, 2022

5.0

Excellent attention to care for Senior, myself

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March 25, 2022

5.0

He listens and take his time to take care of my needs

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March 25, 2022

5.0

Smart guy. Attentive. Considerate. Compassionate. Looks at my whole picture and life/work demands

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March 23, 2022

5.0

I received the best doctor's appointment than any other appointment I have had in the past.

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March 23, 2022

5.0

Professional ask good questions seems to care about my well being and health

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March 23, 2022

5.0

He listens and is extremely knowledgeable.

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March 22, 2022

5.0

Dr. Penate has great bed side manner.

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March 22, 2022

5.0

Very thorough, let’s you know all of your options

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March 22, 2022

5.0

Takes time and listens

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March 21, 2022

5.0

Excellent care

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March 20, 2022

5.0

He is personable, caring, and remembers my details. He is prompt to address my concerns.

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March 20, 2022

5.0

Committed to high level care

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March 19, 2022

5.0

He explains it very well .

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March 18, 2022

5.0

Engaged and attentive. Gives good feedback and recommendations, proactive.

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March 18, 2022

5.0

Great listener, don’t feel rushed out the door. Truly cares about my health and wellbeing!

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March 18, 2022

5.0

Punctual Kind Takes time with me and addresses all of my concerns and questions.

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March 18, 2022

5.0

He understood my being anxious.

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March 18, 2022

5.0

Excelente médico, preocupado por mi salud y bienestar, muy explícito en todo y contestando todas mis dudas y preguntas. Muy profesional en atención y cuidado.

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March 17, 2022

5.0

Great personality. Very friendly and understanding

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March 16, 2022

5.0

I trust him and kind

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March 16, 2022

5.0

He is very good and understands your situation there is all way to improve

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March 16, 2022

5.0

Comfortable and knowledgeable

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March 16, 2022

5.0

He takes the time to help me and tries to solve the problem.

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March 15, 2022

5.0

He is excellent physician

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March 15, 2022

5.0

He care about his patients and will explain anything to you that you don't understand with a smile

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March 15, 2022

5.0

He takes his time to understand your issues and truly is compassionate and caring for you as a person.

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March 13, 2022

5.0

He has always been very thorough,and he is very easy to ask questions ,good communication skills.

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March 11, 2022

5.0

Dr Penate is very thorough and reviews everything

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March 11, 2022

5.0

Dr. Penate was professional, thorough, kind, patient, informative.

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March 11, 2022

5.0

Warm, extremely competent care

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March 11, 2022

5.0

Buen doctor y sobre todo contesta mis pregunta sobre mi salud.

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March 08, 2022

5.0

Dr Panate always takes time to explain everything and answer all questions. I already have my son as his patient.

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March 08, 2022

4.0

Doctor is professional and very nice.

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March 07, 2022

5.0

Good medical care.

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March 06, 2022

5.0

Hi is from the haven I think. 💐

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March 04, 2022

5.0

Buen doctor.

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March 04, 2022

5.0

He cares about his patients and is a excellent physician.

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March 04, 2022

5.0

Smart, personable, caring, supportive, compassionate!

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February 25, 2022

5.0

Wonderful doctor

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February 25, 2022

5.0

Takes his time with you

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February 24, 2022

5.0

Dr. Penate is very personable. He explains everything clearly. He is a pleasure to work with and inspires confidence.

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February 24, 2022

5.0

Porqué da el tiempo qué necesito para explicar el problema que tienes

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February 24, 2022

5.0

He cares about the health of his patients. His no nonsense style may run some the wrong way, but he has good advice and wants the best for the patient.

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February 23, 2022

5.0

He was only 20 minutes late, he listened to me and bounced ideas off me to consider rather than being dogmatic. Very personable.

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February 23, 2022

5.0

Top notch physician, excellent communicator and listener. Clear patient advocate and health promoter.

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February 22, 2022

5.0

Doctor Penate takes time to listen to me and my concerns. He responds very quickly whenever I reach out for assistance whether by phone or My Chart. I feel that the doctor cares about my health and well-being.

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February 16, 2022

5.0

1. Caring 2. goes above and beyond!!! 3. If you don't stop I'll go on, and on. 4. The way he cares for his patients

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February 15, 2022

5.0

good services

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February 15, 2022

5.0

muy buen doctor se preocupa por sus pacientes

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February 15, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable and explains things do that you understand.

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February 14, 2022

5.0

Very responsive. Clear explanations and an obvious concern for you and your situation.

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February 13, 2022

5.0

He's terrific

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February 11, 2022

5.0

He was very thorough and took his time to get to know me and my history

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February 10, 2022

5.0

Dr. Penate is a life saver. Thanks to his medical acumen, he ordered a PSA test to discover a very high reading. After referring me to the Urology department, it was found I have prostate cancer, which I am now being treated for. Dr. Penate’s training and intuitiveness saved my life!

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February 09, 2022

5.0

As my first visit, Dr Penate took an interest in my care and asked meaningful questions to build my history. He also offered thoughtful suggestions to work further on myself.

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February 07, 2022

5.0

Great bedside manner and compassionate listener! I feel he’s there for me in my best interests.

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February 05, 2022

5.0

Very professsional

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February 04, 2022

5.0

Dr. Penate put me at ease right away, easy to talk with him about health concerns. Very glad I was able to establish care with him.

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February 04, 2022

4.0

Thoughtful and caring, honest Dr.

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February 04, 2022

5.0

He meets the patient where they are. He is top shelf.

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January 31, 2022

5.0

Excelente Doctor

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January 31, 2022

5.0

Very professionally capable

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January 28, 2022

5.0

Thorough

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January 28, 2022

5.0

The Doctor takes the time to find out how you are and give you good advice based on my health conditions

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January 28, 2022

5.0

Dr. Penate was great! On the first visit, he took the time to answer my questions and really listen to me.

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January 28, 2022

5.0

Listens and explains everything to me in detail

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January 28, 2022

5.0

Friendly, easy to talk with, and provides straightforward feedback

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January 26, 2022

5.0

Dr. Penate is very thorough, engaged and professional. He seems to truly care about my well-being. He spent about an hour with me as a new patient.

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January 25, 2022

5.0

Friendly provider.

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January 24, 2022

5.0

Caring, thorough, and supportive Doctor.

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January 24, 2022

5.0

Dr. Pénate expend time asking the right questions and provides great advice.

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January 23, 2022

5.0

Highly recommend Dr. Penate for his honesty and very informative with patient. Takes time also to listen.

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January 23, 2022

5.0

A very professional and caring individual

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January 22, 2022

5.0

He obviously cares, and he spend plenty of time with me so that both he and I understand my health situation.

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January 22, 2022

5.0

I needed emergency care for a badly hurt foot that needed to be x-rayed to determine if there were fractures. Did not want to navigate an ED already challenged by an overflow of Covid patients. Immediate care facilities are not taking walk-ins and had no available appointments. But Dr. Penate and his team stepped up, as usual, and made time to see me, diagnose and give me the care I needed.

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January 21, 2022

5.0

Muy buen servicio

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January 21, 2022

5.0

Dr. Penate addressed all of my concerns, provided helpful advice, and was very thorough in his physical evaluation.

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January 20, 2022

5.0

Dr Penate is extremely approachable, he expresses compassion, and is a great listener.

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January 18, 2022

5.0

Dr Penata is ALWAYS so professional, kind and sincere.

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January 18, 2022

5.0

Easy to work with. To the point

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January 17, 2022

5.0

Outstanding attention giving by Dr. Penate.

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January 12, 2022

5.0

Knowledgeable and caring.

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January 12, 2022

5.0

As a seasoned surgeon Of 35 and a 1/2 years I appreciate his In depth thoroughness And follow through.

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January 12, 2022

5.0

He’s a passionate about his profession and relays information in a detailed and simplistic manner.

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January 12, 2022

5.0

Concerns were answered

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January 11, 2022

5.0

Great doctor, great person. Insightful, patient, and friendly.

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January 10, 2022

5.0

Dr is very professional and knowledgeable

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January 07, 2022

5.0

He asked a lot of questions, as this was a first time visit, trying to get to know me.

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January 05, 2022

5.0

Really feel he cares about his patients.

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January 05, 2022

5.0

Personal interest with clear explanation of directions for care.

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January 05, 2022

5.0

Friendly, very good communicator and interested in patient. Explains the situation in a no-nonsense way

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January 05, 2022

5.0

He is the best, takes time and I'd caring

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January 04, 2022

5.0

Outstanding communications.

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December 29, 2021

5.0

He is very direct. He is very knowledgeable and explains things in laymen's terms.

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December 28, 2021

5.0

He is : Knowledgeable Trustworthy Calming Intelligent However, he also talks to you in such a way in order for to understand.. Moves forward on tests results Involves you in the plan for treatment

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Disclosures

Douglas F. Penate, MD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

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