Marla A. Mendelson, MD

Marla A. Mendelson, MD

4.9 
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Cardiology

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine - 1982
Residency:
Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center - 1985
Fellowships:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 1987

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Board Certifications

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

Faculty Profile

Associate Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Alignment Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

344 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 30, 2022

5.0

Professional, knowledgeable, astute in cardiac care

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March 26, 2022

5.0

I feel well cared for.

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March 22, 2022

5.0

Very personable doctor who makes an effort to connect to her patients.

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March 15, 2022

5.0

Knowledgeable, thorough, thoughtful,no wasted time.

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March 10, 2022

5.0

She's so great!

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March 08, 2022

5.0

She's fantastic

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March 04, 2022

5.0

Asked a lot of good questions and nice

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March 03, 2022

5.0

She's knowledgeable and has a good bedside manner.

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March 03, 2022

5.0

Dr. Mendelson is one of the best doctors. I have done well under her care. She patiently answered my questions and recommended the right things.

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March 03, 2022

4.0

She seems knowedgeable about Congenital heart disease. She showed care and concern. I need to follow up with her after I get tests done to discuss test results and coordinate care with the electrophysiologist. So I need to wait to know how to proceed after test results.

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February 28, 2022

5.0

Very timely appointment and easy to understand situation

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February 24, 2022

5.0

I have confidence in her and have already referred a friend to her

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February 22, 2022

5.0

Good listener, took time for questions

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February 14, 2022

5.0

Well trained. empathetic, knowledgable, experienced, with an NMH team behind her

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February 03, 2022

5.0

Excellent clinician and always involves me in decisions regarding my cardiac health.

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January 18, 2022

5.0

took her time and actually listened

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January 18, 2022

5.0

Very thorough, asks important questions and lends advice regarding diet and exercise. Many doctors do not do this. Attention to details and it in a rush.

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January 17, 2022

5.0

Very attentive, professional and easy to talk too. She takes her time during the visits.

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January 17, 2022

5.0

Dr. Mendelson answers all my medical questions in a way that I can understand. She always takes the time to explain

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January 15, 2022

5.0

Excellend Dr

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January 13, 2022

5.0

Very informative takes time shows concern

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January 10, 2022

5.0

Does a great job!

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January 03, 2022

5.0

I always feel she has my best interest in mind. She is intelligent and explains options to me. I trust her.

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December 25, 2021

5.0

Great doctors great hospital

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December 21, 2021

5.0

Dr. Mendelson is very patient-centered; she listens and takes a collaborative approach in addressing any questions or concerns I might have.

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December 14, 2021

5.0

Professional yet caring and very smart

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December 11, 2021

4.0

She was fine

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December 09, 2021

5.0

She listens to my symptoms very well, is compassionate, and not extremely knowledgeable

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December 09, 2021

5.0

She is grrat doctor. Professional, knowdgeable. She listens to the patient and is with empathy.

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December 08, 2021

5.0

Extremely knowledgeable in her area of expertise. Takes time to discuss a condition and gather info from her patient beyond the charts and test results.

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December 04, 2021

5.0

Excellent practitioner listens explains and involves the decisions

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November 30, 2021

5.0

Thorough…professional

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November 29, 2021

5.0

A caring professional

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November 21, 2021

5.0

Professional, competent, thorough, kind

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November 15, 2021

5.0

She is an amazing MD, I have been with her for approx 30 yrs . I would never change her fir anyone else.

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November 15, 2021

5.0

Thoughtful, listens, remembers concerns, thorough, charming, professional, explains everything.

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November 09, 2021

5.0

She is simply the best. Always looks out for me , makes sure I get what I need to stay in good health.

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November 08, 2021

5.0

Dr Mendelson is personable and knows her specialty well. She has kept me healthy with her ability to offer clear options and outcomes.

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November 08, 2021

5.0

I highly recommend Dr. Marla Mendelson. I had to schedule an appt. with her and when I did, I was told that it would be like later months, Jan or Feb, can't remember. A day later, I received a call from her staff and said, that Dr. Mendelson wanted to see me sooner and to schedule me in. Less than a week, I had the appt with Dr. Mendelson and all went well at her office with her exam and tests she had instructed in her office. She is thorough and informative. I really like Dr. Marla Mendelson. She is a great asset to NM.

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November 04, 2021

5.0

Knows my case and personality. She evaluates the whole situation. She is kind but firm.

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November 04, 2021

5.0

Listens to my concerns and together we form a future plan.

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November 03, 2021

5.0

Her approach is very by the book. She was pleasant to talk to you but unyielding about her beliefs against medication that I am used to taking. That probably makes her an excellent doctor, but she does not have my buy in completely. She’s also insisting that I repeat a stress test because it was done along time ago. I think I could provide the record but she didn’t seem interested.

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October 23, 2021

5.0

I have been seeing Dr Mendelson for 20 years. She has helped me a lot in understanding my condition. She is practical and doesn’t recommend anything without a lot of thought . I trust her implicitly.

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October 19, 2021

5.0

Treat patients with a responsible attitude, I like it very much ??

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October 19, 2021

5.0

Takes time to explain everything and is very nice

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October 18, 2021

5.0

Very informative and smart. Took lots of time with me!

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October 18, 2021

5.0

She was so confident and informative. I feel lucky to have her on my team

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October 11, 2021

5.0

She builds great rapport, mastery of her skills are evident. Swift and efficient caring professional.

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October 09, 2021

5.0

I’ve been her patient for 32 years. She is extremely knowledgeable in her specialty; easy to understand, approachable

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October 08, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable, understanding, clear communicator, caring

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October 05, 2021

5.0

She's super intelligent and thorough.

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October 01, 2021

5.0

Dr. Mendelson is an excellent practitioner who is thorough and attentive.

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October 01, 2021

4.0

Again, I just feel like the appointments are always rushed.

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September 30, 2021

5.0

Explains well Listens to my concerns Does not make me feel rushed Very professional

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September 28, 2021

5.0

Dr is caring and thorough explained upcoming tests well

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September 28, 2021

5.0

Dr. Mendelson has always been and continues to be great. I’ve been seeing her since about 2012. Trust her completely and her expertise. She has an amazing bedside matter and although thankfully I don’t have to see her that often when I do she completely puts me at ease.

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September 24, 2021

5.0

She has great bedside manner, friendly, very knowledgeable, thorough treatment. I felt very cared for and all needs met!

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September 20, 2021

5.0

Listens, explains and shows individual interest.

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September 18, 2021

5.0

She is very professional and involved in her patients care.

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September 14, 2021

5.0

Quick, efficient, and knowledgeable

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September 03, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable

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August 31, 2021

4.0

Good communication with patient

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August 30, 2021

5.0

Straight to the point and very engaged!

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August 24, 2021

5.0

Dr.Meldensen is great ..tentative and answers all your questions.She is Great.Will highly recommend her.

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August 23, 2021

5.0

Dr. mendelson is at the top In her field in the country. At the same time, she is compassionate and calming.

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August 10, 2021

5.0

She was very caring and personable , as well as very knowledgeable of her field.

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August 09, 2021

5.0

Dr. Mendelson was kind, professional and listened to all my questions. She explained everything about my heat condition and test results. I know that I am in good hands with her expertise!

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August 09, 2021

5.0

Dr Mendelson was great!! Friendly and attentive. And my appointment was right on time. Very happy with the doctor and nurses and staff, but very disappointed that no one helped schedule my follow-up test afterward.

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July 27, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable

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July 27, 2021

5.0

She was so thorough, answered all our questions and explained how she wanted each of us to move forward with improving our cardiac health.

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July 27, 2021

5.0

She answered all my questions and gave me a thorough examination .

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July 20, 2021

5.0

She is exceptional.

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July 19, 2021

5.0

I love Dr. Mendelson. She is extremely knowledgeable and caring. I am very grateful to be her patient. I do not see her often (every 2-5 years), but she remembers everything about me as if she sees me regularly.

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July 15, 2021

5.0

She took me seriously.

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July 15, 2021

5.0

Dr Mendelson took time to explain and answer my questions. She also prescribed an MRI as next step to get a further more thorough check and assurance.

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July 13, 2021

4.0

That was very nice helpful and courteous

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July 12, 2021

5.0

she's thorough, prompt, and personable

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July 06, 2021

5.0

Professional. Took her time and explained everything to me.

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July 01, 2021

5.0

Friendly, efficient, knowledgeable staff that took the time to talk to Stephanie. She’s cognitively impaired and left the visit understanding her health a bit more and feeling empowered to make some changes to life the best life she can. A HUGE thank you!!!

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June 28, 2021

5.0

Dr. Mendelson made me feel comfortable and in very capable hands.

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June 24, 2021

5.0

She was aware of all previous care at Northwestern

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June 18, 2021

5.0

I thought she seemed very caring and thorough. She also explained things in a way that I could understand.

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June 17, 2021

5.0

She took extra time to show me the video of my bubble test and heart. She was kind and patient.

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June 01, 2021

5.0

Very complete

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May 23, 2021

5.0

Dr. Mendelson was kind, courteous and helpful.

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May 20, 2021

5.0

Dr Mendelson is thorough and kind.

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May 17, 2021

5.0

She's very thorough

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May 17, 2021

5.0

knowledgeable and caring doctor

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May 06, 2021

5.0

Bedside manner.

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May 03, 2021

5.0

Dr. Mendelson takes a very detailed history and listens to the patients. She has a very good bedside manor that makes you feel heard. I appreciate her taking the time to explain follow up steps and knowledge about potential diagnosis.

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April 27, 2021

5.0

She is always on top of what is going on with my treatment and recommends things as a safe course of action.

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April 27, 2021

5.0

Dr. Mendelson is thorough, understanding and honest

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April 24, 2021

5.0

As a new patient to Dr Mendelson, I was very impressed with the level of care and attention she provided me. While it was a phone visit, I felt she covered all areas thoroughly and with great concern.

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April 23, 2021

5.0

Dr mendelson is great and spends lots of time with her patients.

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April 20, 2021

5.0

Dr. Mendlesen was extremely thorough and spent a lot of time with me to discuss and understand my symptoms. Feel better during my pregnancy/delivery knowing she will follow my case and be available in the event of any cardiac issues that arise between now and my baby’s delivery.

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April 19, 2021

5.0

Expertise & knowledge

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April 19, 2021

5.0

Very caring and professional.

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April 12, 2021

5.0

She sounds very intelligent, friendly, and super thorough.

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April 12, 2021

5.0

Dr. Mendelson was very thorough. She took her time and listened to my concerns.

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April 10, 2021

5.0

*strong interpersonal skills with Dr. Mendelson *doesn’t rush appointments and answer all questions *superior care; very competent

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Disclosures

Marla A. Mendelson, MD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

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