Mary Ahn, MD

Mary Ahn, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Breast Surgery

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Accepting New Patients

Practice Focus Areas

  • Breast Cancer in Men
  • Breast Cancer in Pregnant Women
  • Breast Cancer in Young Women
  • High Risk Breast Disease and Risk Assessment
  • Image Guided Breast Biopsy
  • Mastectomy, Nipple Sparing
  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine - 1995
Residency:
Loyola University Medical Center - 2000
Fellowships:
Cleveland Clinic Foundation - 2001

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery - Surgery (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Health System Clinician, Feinberg School of Medicine

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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

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

134 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

127 Reviews

November 15, 2020

5.0

She was very caring and kind. I knew I did not have to seek a second opinion after takling to her.

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November 15, 2020

5.0

My visit was amazing at a very difficult time. Everyone I interacted with was wonderful.

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November 15, 2020

5.0

Was empathic and thorough.

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November 13, 2020

5.0

Dr. Ahn explains everything very clearly. She is kind and knowledgeable.

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November 13, 2020

5.0

The staff took their time with me, they were welcoming and they were willing to answer my questions.

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November 08, 2020

5.0

Dr.Ahn explained every thing she was doing - asked frequently if I was ok during the procedure.

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November 08, 2020

5.0

Staff was very professional and kind

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November 06, 2020

5.0

Takes time explaining, answers all your questions and addresses all your concerns. Easy to talk to.

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November 06, 2020

5.0

Always pleasant, informative, knowledgeable and much more.

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November 03, 2020

1.0

The hospital seemed to be very safe and professional.

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November 03, 2020

5.0

she is great answer all questions let you know and y

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November 03, 2020

5.0

Everyone is so helpful ‚ò?

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November 03, 2020

5.0

Dr Ahn is very knowledgeable in her field and so friendly

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November 03, 2020

5.0

Awesome people friendly and so Knowledgeable

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November 03, 2020

5.0

Her confidence and easy to understand explanation of my current issue and treatment plan.

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November 03, 2020

5.0

Great doctor, her confidence put me at ease right away !! Support staff nice and supportive.

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November 02, 2020

5.0

Porque Mary Ahn es excelente persona y excelente doctora.

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November 02, 2020

5.0

Porque el servicio es muy bueno y La Doctora Ann es excelente y profecional.

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November 02, 2020

5.0

Dr Ahn was wonderful. She is professional, so knowledgeable and straightforward. I felt so safe in her hands for my upcoming surgery

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November 02, 2020

5.0

Kind, caring staff and very knowledgeable

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November 01, 2020

5.0

She was highly recommended to me by my own primary care doctor, and I was very impressed with her demeanor and skill

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November 01, 2020

5.0

To date, the physicians I have met with have demonstrated knowledge and compassion. Both qualities are needed when you receive a diagnosis of metastatic. Breast cancer

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November 01, 2020

5.0

Dr Ahn is amazing. She really listens to what is going on with me and provides thorough answers to all of question.

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October 28, 2020

5.0

Very caring and attentive.

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October 26, 2020

5.0

Dr Ahn is excellent. She's always very informative, supportive, and explains things very well. I consistently feel heard and have never, ever, had a situation where I felt my concerns weren't heard or were dismissed. I feel very lucky to have Dr Ahn on my care team. She's wonderful and an excellent physician!

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October 26, 2020

5.0

I've received excellent care since my diagnosis in 2017 from Dr Ahn, previously Dr Sigalove, the APN's earlier in the process, as well as find the nursing and office staff to be excellent. All have been understanding, supportive, and professional.

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October 26, 2020

5.0

Very nicely explained all the questions.

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October 24, 2020

5.0

I felt like Dr. Ahn was not only very good at her job but also easily relates to patients, and explains things do that the patient fully understands their treatment.

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October 24, 2020

5.0

Dr. Ahn was very informative and caring about the procedure and made sure I understood everything I wanted to know.

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October 23, 2020

5.0

Such a kind caring physician who explains everything that will be done for you .

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October 23, 2020

5.0

Everyone is so caring about you, as if you are their only patient. Hats off to a wondeful staff at Delnor Hospital!

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October 22, 2020

5.0

Dr. Ahn is confident and explained everything to me, she was very patient and understanding of my wants. I felt we have come up with my cancer plan as a team, I love everyone in her practice I have interacted with.

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October 22, 2020

5.0

Dr. Ahn is confident and explained everything to me, she was very patient and understanding of my wants. I felt we have come up with my cancer plan as a team, I love everyone in her practice I have interacted with.

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October 18, 2020

5.0

Very professional made you feel like family Very knowledgeable in her field great smile left feel at ease

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October 18, 2020

5.0

Very professional friendly staff

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October 14, 2020

5.0

She's straightforward and explains things well. She's also optimistic but realistic

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October 14, 2020

5.0

Everyone is caring and explains things clearly

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October 14, 2020

5.0

She listened to me and was reassuring and thorough. She is a wonderful surgeon.

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October 14, 2020

5.0

I am happy I used Northwestern. And I told a friend and she went there too!

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October 14, 2020

5.0

She is a fantastic doctor but also truly cares about her patients. She has provided me so much comfort throughout the whole horrible breast cancer journey.

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October 14, 2020

5.0

Dr Ahn is awesome

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October 13, 2020

5.0

Kind, and very reassuring. Always nice to talk with even if the subject is not an easy one.

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October 13, 2020

5.0

Dr Ahn and Dr Ragam are kind, considerate, and a very calm presence. They always take time and never let me leave without knowing that my questions are answered.

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October 09, 2020

5.0

She was very thorough and was very kind

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October 09, 2020

5.0

Wonderful people, very detailed and kind

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October 06, 2020

5.0

Dr Ahn is so dedicated and I helpful in this process.

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October 02, 2020

5.0

Personable and friendly. She answered all my questions.

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October 02, 2020

5.0

Kind , considerate staff!

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September 30, 2020

5.0

Personal muy profesional y amable.

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September 25, 2020

5.0

Dr.Ahn made me feel very safe and took extra time in explaining options and answered all of my questions.

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September 25, 2020

5.0

I felt very comfortable there and felt well taken care of.

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September 23, 2020

5.0

Knowledgeable, skilled, great communication, thoughtful and compassionate.

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September 23, 2020

5.0

Skill, competence, knowledgeable, compassionate and ethical.

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September 22, 2020

5.0

Dr. Ahn is kind and compassionate. She spent a lot of time explaining my disease and the steps needed for a successful outcome. I would highly recommend her to anyone.

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September 21, 2020

5.0

Helpful and thorough explanationsCompetent and well-recommended

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September 21, 2020

5.0

Thorough explanationsMy questions were answeredCaring and professional

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September 21, 2020

5.0

Took the time to go into detail on my test results and explain things thoroughly. I did not feel rushed and I felt like I had a good plan to move forward

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September 21, 2020

5.0

Kind compassionate timely. Explain results thoroughly

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September 18, 2020

5.0

Please see above

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September 18, 2020

5.0

Everyone was very friendly, made me feel at ease even though I was concerned about my health. Dr. Ahn was warm, knowledgeable and comforting in discussing serious health matters and made me a bit calmer.

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September 18, 2020

5.0

Her credentials were exceptional.Adept at engaging patient Very reassuring with explanations

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September 18, 2020

5.0

Dr Ahn was reassuring that we are on the right track. Her second opinion was done very well and very quickly. The staff was great

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September 15, 2020

5.0

I could see her passion for care.

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September 15, 2020

5.0

Professionalism and knowledge.

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September 15, 2020

5.0

Professional, caring and thorough treatment.

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September 15, 2020

5.0

Professional and caring treatment.

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September 14, 2020

5.0

Compassionate, kind and understanding!

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September 14, 2020

5.0

Excellent Care!

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September 10, 2020

5.0

Dr. Ahn is the best.

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September 10, 2020

5.0

Everyone is very kind and helpful.

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September 08, 2020

5.0

Dr. Ahn was very thorough and explained surgery and treatment options well!

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September 08, 2020

5.0

She cares for the patient and is friendly and great surgical skills

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September 08, 2020

5.0

The staff is so friendly and caring

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September 06, 2020

5.0

Dr Ahn is terrific and so personable. Very happy with her and her staff.

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September 06, 2020

5.0

Dr Ahn was great! She was extremely knowledgeable and answered all my questions and put me at ease immediately. I feel very confident in her level of experience. And glad to be in her care

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September 04, 2020

5.0

Great team to work with.

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September 04, 2020

5.0

Dr. AHN Is always so nice to deal with she address is your issue. She is always willing to listen and explain. She is awesome

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September 04, 2020

5.0

Dr Ahn is kind, thorough and talented.

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September 03, 2020

5.0

Great bedside manner. Honest and kind.

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September 03, 2020

5.0

Great staff- nurses, medical assistants, doctors. Excellent care!

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September 02, 2020

5.0

See above. Also made it very clear what is going to be done And all the possibilities during and after surgery.

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September 02, 2020

5.0

Knowledgeable. Efficient. Direct.

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September 01, 2020

5.0

She was caring and explained everything in simple language that you could understand

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September 01, 2020

5.0

Kind, compassionate, professional.

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September 01, 2020

5.0

Excellent, caring physician and nurses.

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September 01, 2020

5.0

Compassionate Forthright I trust her

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September 01, 2020

5.0

Excellent quality of care.Very informative Compassionate

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September 01, 2020

5.0

Straight to the point, honesty to share her experience, patient to answer similar questions

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September 01, 2020

5.0

Professional and friendly experience

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August 31, 2020

5.0

I appreciated the time Dr Ahn took with me to explain what she was doing and what one typically looks for. She also took the time to talk to me about other pertinent health screenings to ensure my overall health. It was an extremely positive experience.

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August 28, 2020

5.0

Dr. Ahn was informative as we progressed through the biopsy. When she called with the results she was very direct and positive.

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August 26, 2020

5.0

She listened to my concerns and didn't blow me off as I have experienced before with other physicians. I appreciate the time she took asking follow up questions and actually performing a thorough exam.

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August 26, 2020

5.0

Kind caring doctor

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August 26, 2020

5.0

I have felt very comfortable with the Doctor and she answered all my questions

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August 25, 2020

5.0

She is competent and empathetic.

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August 17, 2020

5.0

I have been very satisfiedwith Dr Ahn. From the first time meeting to this follow up she has been very professional in all our interactions. She has great perception of the mind state of the patient and handles appropriately.

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August 16, 2020

5.0

She took the time to answer my questions

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August 14, 2020

5.0

Dr. Ann talked to me and let me know what was going alway. She would ask me if I had any questions. Dr. Ann was always sweet. I felt comfortable talking to her.

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August 11, 2020

5.0

Very informative and easy to understand

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August 03, 2020

5.0

The stuff is fast and efficient. Dr. Ahn is nice, careful and knowledgeable. Her explanation and recommendations were clear..Nice office and stuff.

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August 02, 2020

5.0

Dr. Ahh did a great job at making me feel comfortable as a ‘first timer'. She.has a calm yet matter-of -fact way about her, and also has a sense of humor. She did a thorough job explaining breast cancer and had answers to all questions asked. I am comfortable with her being my surgeon and am glad she was recommended.

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July 29, 2020

5.0

She answered my questions and took time to explain things to me.

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July 28, 2020

5.0

Dr Ahn gave me time to ask questions and showed me the images to explain things.

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July 27, 2020

5.0

Excellent bedside manor and instills confidence.

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July 22, 2020

5.0

The Center is extremely friendly and caring. It feels like a small family. Dr Ahn is awesome! She is so personable and friendly, you forget she a Dr and think of her as a friend. This is exactly the kind of physician one would want for Breast Cancer!

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July 21, 2020

5.0

I am very pleased with the quality of the service and the care I received

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July 20, 2020

5.0

I loved her! She explained everything, I never felt hurried or rushed! I would definitely recommend her to anyone going through breast cancer!!

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July 19, 2020

5.0

She was sensitive to my situation and careful to answer every question. She also seemed extremely knowledgeable and empathetic.

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July 10, 2020

5.0

She is a wonderful surgeon!

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July 07, 2020

5.0

Very capable surgeon. Like her fact based approach

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June 23, 2020

5.0

Very good surgeon and follow up treatment. Always there when I had questions and answered them quickly.

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June 23, 2020

5.0

Personable and caring.

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June 23, 2020

5.0

Dr. Ahn is terrific. Always ready to answer any question you might have.

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June 23, 2020

5.0

She was kind and compassionate. Made me feel very comfortable and her words were very reassuring.

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June 20, 2020

5.0

Dr Ahn was friendly, kind and explained everything well.

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June 17, 2020

5.0

Excellent care

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June 17, 2020

5.0

Dr. Ahn Is by far one on of the most personable, warm, intelligent and knowledgeable physicians I've ever met. I highly recommend her

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June 16, 2020

5.0

Dr Ahn was down to Earth in her discussion of what my symptoms meant. She did a thorough breast exam and made recommendations for follow up care with the Geneticist. She said there were no indications of cancer although my risk was higher than the average woman my age.

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June 15, 2020

5.0

Expert surgical skills, overall knowledge, interested in her patients, and articulate.

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June 15, 2020

5.0

I felt like I was in very competent hands with Dr Ahn. She gave my comfort and confidence from the very beginning.

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June 12, 2020

5.0

Extremely polite and respectful. She looked me in the eye and made me feel comfortable and valued. Gave me great advice and helped me.

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June 11, 2020

5.0

She is thorough and to the point. Glad to have her on my side as I went through this.

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June 10, 2020

5.0

Experienced and knowledgeable doctor.

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June 09, 2020

5.0

Very confident in the care I am receiving

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June 08, 2020

5.0

Dr. Ahn was especially thorough and answers all questions I had. It was an easy and positive experience.

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June 08, 2020

5.0

Only had great care and good experiences with dr. Ahn

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June 08, 2020

5.0

Very caring and listen s to all you have to say great Doctor

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