Manfred J. Pyka, MD

Manfred J. Pyka, MD

4.9 
171 ratings  Read Reviews
Northwestern Medicine logoNorthwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group

Primary Specialty

Cardiology

Insurance

Insurance plans are subject to change. View insurance plans accepted at each hospital and by each NMHC physician group.
Accepting New Patients

Practice Focus Areas

  • Atherosclerosis Prevention
  • Echocardiography
  • Ischemic Heart Disease
  • Lipid Disorders

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine - 1991
Residency:
Loyola University Medical Center - 1995
Fellowships:
Loyola University Medical Center - 1998

Board Certifications

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

Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
On Medical Staff At:
Central DuPage Hospital
Delnor Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

At Northwestern Medicine, our patient’s feedback is important to us. While different care providers have their own unique strengths, we strive to be as transparent as possible with our quality of care.

Read Ratings FAQs

Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

171 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

141 Reviews

November 16, 2020

5.0

I met him in the hospital after my surgery and ask him to be my cardiologist.

Was this helpful? Yes (1) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

November 16, 2020

5.0

The dept. Saved my life

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

November 15, 2020

4.0

seemed knowledgeable. I only spent about 20 minutes with him. not a whole lot to base an opinion on.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (1)

Thanks for your feedback!

November 15, 2020

4.0

I haven't had a whole lot of interaction with dr. pyka. i really don't have much to base an opinion on.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (1)

Thanks for your feedback!

November 09, 2020

5.0

Excellent service

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

November 09, 2020

5.0

Professional service

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

November 07, 2020

5.0

Seems very thorough, takes time to explain things, answers questions

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

November 07, 2020

5.0

Friendly, helpful atmosphere

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

November 06, 2020

5.0

I feel Dr. Pyka is very precise in his presentation and answers all questions.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

November 05, 2020

5.0

I met today for the first time. Very professional and caring.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

November 05, 2020

5.0

The check in was quick. Dr and nurses were efficient and caring.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

November 04, 2020

5.0

Excellent doctor

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

November 04, 2020

5.0

Doctor and staff care and are very professional

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

November 04, 2020

5.0

Dr. Pyka was great and he made me feel comfortable and I felt like he was listening to my concerns

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

November 04, 2020

5.0

The front staff were polite and kind. The nurses were also very nice and professional.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

November 02, 2020

5.0

Doctor Pyka disposition Knowledgeable Family presence Kind heartSpirit of caring Explaining in terms for my understanding 5 Star care in a 4 Star world Simply the BestThank You!

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

November 02, 2020

5.0

RespectFamily feelProfessionalism TalentAwesome Doctor PykaWonderful nurse NancyEnvironment of caringThank You All!And of course the spirit of Doctor Otteman

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

November 02, 2020

5.0

I feel very confident with his advice when I leave the office

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

November 02, 2020

5.0

Very professional and very comfortable and

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

October 31, 2020

5.0

He is very caring and knowledgeable.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

October 31, 2020

5.0

Love my Doc!

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

October 30, 2020

5.0

All of the above plus taking an unhurried approach so that I felt heard

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

October 30, 2020

5.0

Kindness, thoroughness, explanations, understanding attitude

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

October 29, 2020

5.0

Dr. Pyka is a kind, caring and wonderful doctor who takes his time with you. I have been his patient for many years and have followed him from each practice he has been with since Midwest Heart.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

October 29, 2020

5.0

Dr. Is caring and informative.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

October 29, 2020

5.0

Very friendly and professional staff.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

October 28, 2020

5.0

Dr pyka is a personable doctor and he pays attention to details...determines current med needs and anticipates my health in the future... he shares the necessity for exercise and a healthy Mediterranean diet.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

October 28, 2020

5.0

Great care ...now and planning for my future as well

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

October 24, 2020

5.0

He is very kind and caring about my concerns.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

October 24, 2020

5.0

I am very pleased with the Doctor and the Staff and the care that I am receiving.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

October 24, 2020

5.0

Dr Pyka is a phenomenal doctor. Always takes his time to do a thorough exam and listens to and explains everything thoroughly

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

October 23, 2020

5.0

Explained everything

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

October 23, 2020

5.0

Friendly, pleasant and informative

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

October 22, 2020

5.0

Dr. Pyka took a lot of time with me. He explained everything so patiently and answered all of my questions.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

October 21, 2020

5.0

So far with just one video call, I feel like I matter and not just a voice on the phone.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

October 21, 2020

5.0

My video call was excellent being all questions answered and the Doctors frank personal Opinion on my condition was appreciated.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

October 21, 2020

5.0

You never feel rushed when meeting with him and he listens to all your questions and needs

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

October 21, 2020

5.0

Dr Pyka is a great guy and very caring person who listens to you and answers all your concerns.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

October 20, 2020

5.0

Highly professional, caring, and smart

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

October 20, 2020

5.0

Excellent doctors and their staff

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

October 09, 2020

5.0

Very nice doctor

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

October 09, 2020

5.0

Every one was nice

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

October 09, 2020

5.0

Takes the time to figure out how to treat the patient.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

October 09, 2020

5.0

Thourough and productive first meeting with Dr. Pyka.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

October 08, 2020

5.0

Friendly and thorough.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

October 07, 2020

5.0

He is so easy to communicate withand trust that I am in good hands!LOL !! Sounds like an insurancecommercial but true !

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

October 07, 2020

5.0

Great Staff Team !!

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

October 04, 2020

5.0

Competent

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

October 04, 2020

5.0

Good medicine, and complete.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

October 02, 2020

5.0

He really took his time trying to figure out what is going on with my heart and I felt like he listened and cared and didn't feel rushed.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

October 02, 2020

5.0

The staff & Dr Paul's were very nice, professional, and took their time with me during my appointment.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

October 02, 2020

5.0

He took the time to explain everything thoroughly and he answered all my questions. He was very easy to talk to and although this was only my first appt, I felt very confident in his expertise as a cardiologist.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

October 02, 2020

5.0

My experiences as a patient with Northwestern Medicine have all been very positive.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

October 01, 2020

5.0

Thorough and efficient and very knowledgeable of my other issues.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

October 01, 2020

5.0

Have been happy with the care received over the past few years. Dr Pyka and staff are always pleasant and take the time to make sure your questions are answered and instruct you on how to improve you health.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

September 30, 2020

5.0

Very good doctor!

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

September 30, 2020

5.0

Dr. Pyka is very professional, and goes above and beyond to care for his patients.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

September 24, 2020

5.0

Good and caring doctor

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

September 24, 2020

5.0

Organized and caring professionals

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

September 22, 2020

5.0

He takes the time to listen and give excellent advice.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

September 22, 2020

5.0

Efficiency and nice people. A great Doctor.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

September 22, 2020

5.0

Great communicator

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

September 22, 2020

5.0

Calm excellent communication . Very informative .,

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

September 21, 2020

5.0

He listens

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

September 21, 2020

5.0

Like my doctor.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

September 20, 2020

5.0

Dr. Pyka is very thorough by asking questions and listening to my answers.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

September 18, 2020

5.0

He takes his time with his patience .

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

September 18, 2020

5.0

Dr. Pyka is a very good Dr. and very gentle

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

September 18, 2020

5.0

Extremely thorough and took his time to explain everything

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

September 18, 2020

5.0

Personable

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

September 18, 2020

5.0

Professional and easy to understand

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

September 14, 2020

5.0

Even though I only see Dr. Pyka once a year he still remembers everything. Even down to the personal details of my life like did I graduate college find a job etc. He is very informative and helpful.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

September 14, 2020

5.0

Thorough and answered all question

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

September 13, 2020

5.0

Very nice to work with

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

September 13, 2020

5.0

Took very good care of me

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

September 11, 2020

5.0

He has always been very helpful and polite and thoughtful in his work with me.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

September 11, 2020

5.0

Thorough, competent and helpful staff

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

September 10, 2020

5.0

Professional, thorough and kind.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

September 10, 2020

4.0

First visit with this doctor. He ordered extra tests to get some baseline info. Pleasant and explained my situation to me as he sees it.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

September 09, 2020

5.0

He's the best

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

September 09, 2020

5.0

Dr Pyka is the best. He is calm and understanding. Gives patients time and does not rush them.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

September 08, 2020

5.0

Dr. Pyka is very personable and caring with his recommendations and directions.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

September 08, 2020

5.0

Am very pleased to be in the care of NM Cardiology and to have Dr. Pyka as my cardiologist.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

September 04, 2020

5.0

The experience was great. Dr. Pyka was easy to talk to. He did not rush me out. Explained things very well and was caring and understanding!

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

September 02, 2020

5.0

organized prepared listened explained

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

August 31, 2020

4.0

I am a new patient. This is my first visit with Dr. Pyka. He was very cordial and confident in his direction and advice.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

August 31, 2020

5.0

He was Very Nice and Answer all of Questions.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

August 31, 2020

5.0

Dr. Pyka is a very kind person that's speaks to you on your level & helps support you in your health. I came in as a very scared person 10 years ago and he helped to calm my fears and anxiety.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

August 29, 2020

5.0

Dr. Pyka is very observant, a good listener and excellent in summarizing and advising.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

August 29, 2020

5.0

Very attentive. Answers questions

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

August 28, 2020

5.0

Careful and caring as far as I can see. I don't have any super severe issues though.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

August 26, 2020

5.0

I love Dr. Pyka plus I've known him for over 20 years he was my first Dr. way back when. He is so kind and listens.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

August 26, 2020

5.0

Nice guy great bed side mannor

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

August 26, 2020

5.0

He was friendly, explained his reasoning for test and reasons for future plans. .He actually listened and I did not feel judged.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

August 26, 2020

5.0

Dr. Pyka spends a lot of time going over everything and really explains any concerns that I have. He really cares about my well-being

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

August 24, 2020

5.0

He is a perfect professional. Involved with patients and satisfies them with their questions and answer .Seems a good human being too.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

August 24, 2020

5.0

Good service

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

August 23, 2020

5.0

DR PYKA IS VERY KIND AND GIVES GOOG INSTRUCTIONS FOR BETTER LIVING.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

August 21, 2020

5.0

Dr Pyka is excellent and very caring.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

August 20, 2020

5.0

Attentive to my health and my concerns.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

August 20, 2020

5.0

Provides great framework for care.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

August 20, 2020

5.0

Dr. Pyka worked me into his schedule as a new patient when I had an issue requiring attention. His explanations were clear and thorough: he listened attentively and was kind and professional.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

August 20, 2020

5.0

Plainly put....personable, caring, knows his business.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

August 20, 2020

5.0

Dr. PYka is an asset to Northwestern and carries on the positive years I have spent as a patient and also a volunteer with this facility. He is extremely pleasant and easy to talk to. His staff is considerate and always helpful. I appreciate the care I receive.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

August 12, 2020

5.0

He saved my life

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

August 05, 2020

5.0

Intelligent thoughtful answers to my questions and very timely . follow up..Gives me a feeling of confidence in him.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

August 03, 2020

5.0

he was very thorough and did great explanations!

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

August 01, 2020

5.0

Excellent care

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

July 28, 2020

5.0

Thorough.Professional .Answered all my questions

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

July 26, 2020

5.0

Dr Pyka seems like a very caring doctor. Dr. Pyka took time to answer all our questions. Don't get that much attention with other doctors Thank you Doctor - Your a 5 star!

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

July 25, 2020

5.0

Very goodDr

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

July 24, 2020

5.0

Informative .Listened to questions .Explained in detail answers

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

July 24, 2020

5.0

Great rapport with my elderly mom yet thorough at exam.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

July 23, 2020

5.0

Excellent professional visit. Pleasant, reassuring, informative

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

July 21, 2020

5.0

Great comforting doctor

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

July 21, 2020

5.0

Dr Pyka is very kind and explains everything so you understand

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

July 21, 2020

5.0

Felt comfortable and the doctor was vary informative

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

July 16, 2020

5.0

Dr. Pyka did an excellent job explaining the issues in concern. I was pleased with his mannerism and knowledge.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

July 06, 2020

5.0

good service, like the doctor. good care.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

July 03, 2020

5.0

He's very professional and a very kind person

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

July 03, 2020

5.0

extremely professional. He cares about his patients

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

July 03, 2020

5.0

He has always been a wonderful doctor, taken great care of my needs and always make sure that my prescription are up to date. And that my health is improving. Thanks

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

June 30, 2020

5.0

He is very "Thorough!". Has an awesome personality making me feel very comfortable. .He Answered all my questions! .Explains things so I knew exactly what he was talking about!.All that being said he deserves a "10" in my Book!!!

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

June 30, 2020

5.0

The office reception staff was courteous and efficient. When I saw Dr. Pyka ' he was quite thorough inthe examination phase and and answered my questions thoroughly. Additionally, I had a question about an illness unrelated to cardiac illness and he was very informative with regard to that.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

June 29, 2020

5.0

Excellent bedside manner.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

June 29, 2020

5.0

He explains things well and reasons why procedures are needed.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

June 25, 2020

5.0

Dr. Pyka takes time to talk to you.Not just push patients through like cattle

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

June 20, 2020

5.0

This was my first visit with Dr Pyka. His exam was thorough, he was an attentive listener and answered all of my questions. The visit was not rushed and I felt that he had my best interests in mind with his plan of care. I'm very happy I found him

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

June 16, 2020

5.0

Dr. Pyka are excellent and have handled my care and treatment exceptionally well! In fact I already referred my neighbor to Dr. Pyka.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

June 16, 2020

5.0

I've had two previous cardiologist who talked at you, Dr Pyka talked to you.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

June 16, 2020

5.0

good patient care

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

June 16, 2020

5.0

good patient care

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

June 15, 2020

5.0

Dr Pyka explained everything and listened to my questions.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

June 13, 2020

5.0

Dr Pyka is a great and thoughtful doctor

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

June 12, 2020

5.0

Dr.Pyka was great at our first tele visit. Very knowledgeable and reassuring. Looking forward to a long and healthy relationship.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

June 11, 2020

5.0

great doctor

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

June 11, 2020

5.0

Great doctor.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

June 10, 2020

5.0

He was extremely kind and competent. He took the time to explain everything.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

June 04, 2020

5.0

He is thorough, responsive to my needs, and has a good bedside manner

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

June 04, 2020

5.0

Dr Pyka are thorough, polite, and responsive to my needs. They are prompt, good listeners, and I do not feel rushed.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!

June 03, 2020

4.0

Knowledgeable, listens well.

Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0)

Thanks for your feedback!