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

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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 

259 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

August 31, 2021

5.0

He listened to my concerns and answered my questions. He had good suggestions.

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August 30, 2021

5.0

He was really nice and knowledgeable.

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August 09, 2021

5.0

He seems very knowledgeable.

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July 24, 2021

5.0

I have total confidence in every thing Dr. Hungness does. He just changed a prescription for me and it has worked wonders.

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July 20, 2021

5.0

Patient-centered, great staff, asked questions and responded to answers or concerns.

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July 20, 2021

5.0

I was in good hands I had no complications with my RYN Answered all my questions.

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July 17, 2021

5.0

He is an excellent doctor and I have great confidence he will do an excellent job if I decide to go through with the surgery.

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July 13, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable and professional

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July 10, 2021

5.0

There is an Outstanding team out of this office.

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June 25, 2021

5.0

He said he himself could not help me. However, he recommended two very competent doctors to help me.

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June 23, 2021

5.0

He's very caring very understanding and tells you that his thoughts and listens to your thoughts

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June 15, 2021

5.0

Making progress ahead of schedule¦all good

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June 02, 2021

5.0

He has been blessed with exceptional surgical skills and communicates clearly when presenting his intended procedure. He takes time to answer any questions both prior to surgery and after. I would highly recommend him to any family or friend who was in need of GI surgery.

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June 01, 2021

5.0

Professionalism and explanation of complaint

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June 01, 2021

5.0

His a good Doctor

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June 01, 2021

5.0

Dr Hungness is very experienced in the procedure that I need.

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May 25, 2021

5.0

Pleasant doctor. Took time to explain

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May 22, 2021

5.0

Dr Hungness acted on the tests that need to be done to show him what exactly is going on with my hiatal hernia so that we can make the right decision in my care.

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May 19, 2021

5.0

Professional and patient-centered.

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May 18, 2021

5.0

Dr. Hugness is informative, caring and takes his time with patients.

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May 15, 2021

5.0

He was great explain everything

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May 12, 2021

5.0

Por que una persona muy capaz y humana

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May 12, 2021

5.0

Excellent care

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May 11, 2021

5.0

He's great, easy to work with, super straightforward no BS

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May 10, 2021

5.0

Dr. Hungness and his team made sure I was prepared for the procedure. There was no detail that hadn't been covered in the lead up to the procedure. All possible outcomes were clearly laid out and, as importantly, Dr. Hungness has kept in touch in the wake of the gastric bypass procedure. This has been so greatly appreciated. The surgery was a success in every possible way--and then some.

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May 04, 2021

5.0

He offered to try and provide the healthcare I need. He was honest and offered to refer me to a physician that may actually help me to reach a better level of health.

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May 04, 2021

5.0

He listened to my concerns and thoroughly answered my questions

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May 01, 2021

5.0

Dr. Hungness took the time to thoroughly explain everything he was going to do. Also explained recuperation time and what to expect. Felt very comfortable having him do the surgery.

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April 28, 2021

5.0

He explained the procedure that I may need, answered my questions. Seemed to take a genuine interest in me.

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April 27, 2021

5.0

Very thorough and patient.

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April 27, 2021

5.0

Great explanation...took plenty of time!

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April 20, 2021

5.0

Very willing to answer questions.

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April 13, 2021

5.0

He is patient, educational and answered all my questions. Made me feel good about next steps.

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April 10, 2021

5.0

Patient, thorough, He did not rush me and came highly recommended.

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April 06, 2021

5.0

Dr . Hungness has operated on me once before and he was very knowledgeable, caring. Hes really the best doctor anyone could hope to have .

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March 27, 2021

5.0

Dr. Hungness has the best bed side manner and he genuinely cares for all of his patients. I felt like I was his only patient and that we were really good friends for many years. He made me feel very comfortable and at ease and I trusted him 100% with my care.

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March 23, 2021

5.0

Por su conocimiento y habilidades

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March 23, 2021

5.0

Hernia

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March 23, 2021

5.0

Great doc. Great bedside manner.

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March 16, 2021

5.0

Wonderful doctor. Takes time to explain everything.

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March 16, 2021

5.0

He has a wonderful way of communicating the anticipated surgical procedure. He was receptive to any questions and Im confident that Ive chosen the best surgeon for the task at hand.

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March 16, 2021

5.0

Great surgeon and very positive

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March 15, 2021

5.0

I really liked Dr Hungness and his resident, I feel like he will be a great partner along this journey!

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March 13, 2021

5.0

I di my research on Dr. Hungness before selecting him as my surgeon. My appointment was exactly how I expected it to be. He was very easy to communicate with. He also answered all the questions I had and informed me what the next steps would be after my visit with him.

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March 13, 2021

5.0

He displays experience and the surgery came out great

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March 09, 2021

5.0

Personal and excellent bedside manner

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March 09, 2021

5.0

He is present and let you ask all the questions without rushing you. I can tell he cares about his patients. He is an awesome Doctor.

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March 07, 2021

5.0

Doctor Hungness takes his time and explains EVERYTHING to me. He's on time and I appreciate that. He has a follow-up in line for me and most of all I trust him. He also has members on his staff that are excellent.

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February 24, 2021

5.0

He went out of his way to help me get all the information l asked for great bed side manner and office time with me

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February 23, 2021

5.0

Great doctor, personable, available - I appreciated all he did for me

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February 22, 2021

5.0

He listens, explains clearly, very caring. Nice bedside manner. Expresses care for the patient. Has a good listening ear.

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February 07, 2021

5.0

Took all the time needed to explain my disease and how to correct the problem

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February 01, 2021

5.0

He was great

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January 16, 2021

5.0

Very calm. Takes a lot of time talking to me. Very professional and caring.

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January 16, 2021

5.0

The Dr. was very patient and explained everything in great detail.

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January 12, 2021

5.0

Personable, professional, ability to relate to patient, listens and responds directly to concerns or questions.

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January 12, 2021

5.0

He was extremely thorough in reviewing my past surgical history and very thoughtful about how to perform a complicated surgery in the least invasive manner.

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January 11, 2021

5.0

Dr. Hungness is great and always takes time to listen to my concerns and answer all of my questions.

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December 30, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hungness is kind, thoughtful and extremely knowledgeable. He gives a patient all the time needed to go over questions and to give answers to those questions in laymans terms. Also, his recommendations are always helpful and spot-on. We really like and trust him as a doctor. He doesnt try to push a patient into having any procedures. Northwestern is lucky to have him on staff!

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December 29, 2020

5.0

Answer my questions. Very nice made me feel much better about how my process is going

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December 15, 2020

4.0

Told me about the surgery in detail He was very thorough

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December 15, 2020

5.0

The best doctor, attention to details and very helpful.

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December 15, 2020

5.0

Great care

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December 15, 2020

5.0

Experienced, knowledgeable, and professional in surgery skills, but also gives time and attention to talking with the patient, explaining and answering questions.

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December 12, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hungness took his time to discuss what was going on within last two months. Final outcome was no reason at this time for any surgery.

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December 09, 2020

5.0

Very personable

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December 08, 2020

5.0

Excellent work to explain my condition and recommended course of action.

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December 02, 2020

5.0

It was great that he took over my surgery because of someone leaving that was scheduled to do it. I am very grateful. He is very knowledgeable but explained my surgery so I could I could understand it. Also he was very nice. I'm really happy to have Dr Eric Hungness as my Doctor. I'm not sure just anyone could do this & do it well.

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December 02, 2020

5.0

Dr Hungness is amazing. Not only is he extremely knowledgeable he is also personable and takes the time to answer any questions or concerns.

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December 01, 2020

5.0

An expert in his field who took the time to discuss results of tests and next steps.

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November 24, 2020

5.0

1. He fixed me when other Drs couldnt and 2. He took the time to explain things so well, listen to my concerns and help me build a treatment plan.

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November 21, 2020

5.0

Very knowledgeable and compassionate.

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November 21, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hungness is an exceptional doctor. He took all the time I needed to decide what to do regarding my medical issue.

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November 17, 2020

5.0

The œ10? means ˜so far, so good because all we did was consult. Im presuming he will earn that ˜10 for real in his surgical performance. I have faith in him.

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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

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

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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 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

Excellent Dr, outstanding surgeon.

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September 22, 2020

5.0

Outstanding everything. Could not be happier

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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 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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