Eric S. Hungness, MD

Eric S. Hungness, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

General Surgery

Secondary Specialty

  • Bariatric Surgery

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Practice Focus Areas

Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine - 1997
Residency:
University of Cincinnati Medical Center/College of Medicine - 2004
Fellowships:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2005

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery - 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:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

61 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

48 Reviews

October 31, 2020

5.0

Professional

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October 27, 2020

5.0

Dr Hungness answered all 14 of my followup care questions during today's visit. Thank you!

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October 27, 2020

5.0

Excellent personal care. Dr Hungness answered all of my 14 questions today!

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October 20, 2020

5.0

Dr Hungness is the best he has the best bedside manner he's very thorough I've sent 2 family members to him so far

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October 20, 2020

5.0

I love the entire staff I've come in contact with

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October 13, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hungness fixes my problem! And he's patient, easy to talk with, carefully explained the procedure and recovery and answered my questions. I felt confident going into the surgery.

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October 13, 2020

5.0

Knowledgeable and concerned surgeon who is ensuring I receive the appropriate treatment.

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October 10, 2020

5.0

It's been 2 years since my surgery and I am still receiving the same care.

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October 06, 2020

5.0

He was a great surgeon. Very thorough. He made sure I was healthy enough to have the surgery and has followed up with me since. He repaired my hiatal hernia as well

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October 06, 2020

5.0

Dr Hungness was a great surgeon and is rooting for my success after bariatric surgery in June.

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September 29, 2020

5.0

He was very informative

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September 29, 2020

5.0

They explain every step through the process

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September 27, 2020

5.0

He was straight forward.

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September 27, 2020

5.0

Very happy with my experience.

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September 24, 2020

5.0

Great manners. I felt very comfortable and educated following my visit.

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September 24, 2020

5.0

Clean, organized and professional

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September 22, 2020

5.0

Great skills. Nice personality. It's just a long way to go to see him

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September 22, 2020

5.0

They helped to resolved my issue. It's just such a long way from my home to their location

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September 22, 2020

5.0

Excellent Dr, outstanding surgeon.

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September 22, 2020

5.0

Outstanding everything. Could not be happier

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September 19, 2020

5.0

He explained things clearly, using x-rays and illustrations. He thoroughly covered the risks and benefits of proposed surgery, and gave me information to make a decision.

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September 19, 2020

5.0

Because of Dr. Hungness

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September 15, 2020

5.0

The best Doctor ,he make you feel better right away.,compasionate, good advise ,good bed side manners.I couldn't thank him enough and his team and residents,every one very helpful. Thank you again.

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September 15, 2020

5.0

The best caring Doctors,nurse,TA medical assistant and front desk staff.

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September 12, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hungness is professional, courteous, and he made sure that I fully understand my upcoming bariatric surgery.

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September 12, 2020

5.0

Everyone has been focused on me, the customer, and have made sure that I understand what having bariatric surgery will entail, and I really appreciate all of the assistance.

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September 08, 2020

5.0

Explained everything very well, answered all of our questions and concerns concisely.

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September 08, 2020

5.0

Very efficient, friendly, well-organized.

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September 08, 2020

5.0

Dr Hungness is fantastic and I'm honored to have had him for my POEM procedure. It was truly life changing and his kind demeanor made the whole process so much easier.

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September 08, 2020

5.0

Everyone is so helpful, kind, and knowledgeable!

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September 07, 2020

5.0

Because of the way I feel after surgery

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September 01, 2020

5.0

Skilled surgeon and personable

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September 01, 2020

5.0

Excellent results and care

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August 29, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hungness creates space for questions and explains really well.

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August 08, 2020

5.0

He fully explained the recommended course of treatment and answered all me questions. The procedure was a success.

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August 03, 2020

5.0

He runs a great program (that works). Always stayed in contact to ensure I was recovering properly. Awesome bedside manner. Answers all questions and takes his time to make sure you understand.

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August 01, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hungness is down to earth and low-key. Has a lot of patience to answer questions and calmly explain surgery and aftermath. He never made me feel rushed.

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July 25, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hungness showed professionalism and care. He answered all my questions in an easy to understand way.

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July 21, 2020

5.0

Eric Hungness is amazing! I would recommend him to anyone considering this surgery. Very nice and informative. Truly a blessing!

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July 14, 2020

5.0

Professional,answered all questions and genuinely cared for my situation

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July 11, 2020

5.0

He makes you feel you're heard and seen. He's not in a rush. He makes sure everything is understood about what will happen with surgery. I trust him with my life.

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July 07, 2020

5.0

Doctor Hungness is absolutely amazing his sincerity and kindness .is beyond I really connected with him.

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June 30, 2020

5.0

He is the best surgeon

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June 30, 2020

5.0

The doctor reviewed my medical chart thoroughly. The doctor also gave me his professional recommendations

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June 20, 2020

4.0

I've met with Dr. Hungness and a couple of occasions he has been very informative about the surgeries he has suggested certain surgeries I believe he has my better interest at hand I would highly recommend him

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June 19, 2020

5.0

Excellent service & personal care.

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June 09, 2020

5.0

He explained everything very well, listened to and answered all of my questions and concerns.

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June 09, 2020

5.0

Doctor H provided important surgical information.

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