Jeffrey D. Wayne, MD

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Primary Specialty

Melanoma and Sarcoma Surgery

Secondary Specialty

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Practice Focus Areas

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Boston University School of Medicine - 1992
Residency:
University of Chicago - 1999
Fellowships:
University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center - 2001

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

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

898 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

90 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

90 Reviews

August 29, 2023

5.0

Dr. Wayne is extremely knowledgeable and an expert surgeon. He listens & answers my questions which makes me confident I am receiving the best care possible.

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August 24, 2023

5.0

Dr. Wayne’s expertise is second to none and his manner is calming. I trust that I am in good hands and receiving excellent care.

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August 23, 2023

5.0

Excellent patient interaction and follow-up

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August 22, 2023

5.0

Excellent care

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August 21, 2023

5.0

Doesn't overtreat, is knowledgable, and easy to deal with.

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August 19, 2023

5.0

He takes his time to explain what is taking place. I feel he definitely knows this area of expertise.

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August 19, 2023

4.0

I'm sure he's an excellent surgeon but lacks bedside manner. Didn't offer any alternatives to surgery or indicate that there are any other treatments

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August 19, 2023

5.0

He knows what he is doing. He has compassion

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August 18, 2023

5.0

When I first met with Dr Wayne pre-surgery, he explained everything very clearly. He did a great job on my surgery and follow up appts.

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August 18, 2023

5.0

Very professional and knowledgeable.

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August 17, 2023

5.0

I can’t say enough about Dr. Wayne! He was very professional and informative and honest ! He came and paid me a visit before the surgery, which I thought was awesome! Good guy and great surgeon !

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August 16, 2023

5.0

Concise, professional and timely.

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August 15, 2023

5.0

Highly recommended by my Dermatologist.

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August 11, 2023

5.0

He was very good and thorough

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August 11, 2023

5.0

Great dr

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August 11, 2023

5.0

He was direct and clear and answered all of our questions.

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August 10, 2023

5.0

Trust him and he was great

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August 09, 2023

5.0

Doctor Wayne was wonderful in explaining everything so we could understand everything. He answered any questions we had.

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August 08, 2023

5.0

Dr. Wayne was very knowledgeable, kind, and professional.

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August 08, 2023

5.0

He healed me and continued to work with me

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August 08, 2023

5.0

I think he knows an amazing amount about melanoma.

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August 06, 2023

5.0

Thorough, nothing withheld, coupled with an extremely competent staff

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August 04, 2023

5.0

He’s a true professional.

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August 04, 2023

5.0

He was very professional. My surgery went well and I had an overall good experience.

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August 02, 2023

5.0

he comes highly recommended —- and was extremely professional -

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August 01, 2023

5.0

Dr. Wayne is very personable, an expert in his field and explains the surgical procedure to be taken.

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August 01, 2023

5.0

I believe he saved me from some bad times.

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July 29, 2023

5.0

It’s hard to rate a surgeon because I have no way of knowing how good a job he did. But I’m healing and he got the biopsy specimen we needed. I will say the incision was larger than I expected with much more swelling and bruising. I’ll see him next week and will have a better idea .

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July 29, 2023

5.0

Explained my situation and what needs to be accomplished and the timeline necessary.

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July 28, 2023

5.0

Direct explanations, efficient.

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July 26, 2023

5.0

Awesome care from him.

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July 25, 2023

5.0

Best doctor I have

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July 24, 2023

5.0

Down to earth . Tell it like it is .

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July 22, 2023

5.0

Very knowledgeable

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July 19, 2023

5.0

Personal knowledge of care

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July 18, 2023

5.0

He was very thorough in walking me through my diagnosis, and all that will be done for my operation

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July 18, 2023

5.0

Very professional and complete.

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July 18, 2023

5.0

He’s knowledgeable and the best!

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July 15, 2023

5.0

Very professional and competent. My procedure was successful!

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July 12, 2023

5.0

As above, he is the best and the nicest at the same time

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July 12, 2023

5.0

Best-in-class care, and good bedside manner.

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July 11, 2023

5.0

The doctor was very thorough in explaining my condition. He used a step-by-step approach to go over information that had been gathered by various medical professionals over time. He took the time to discuss options for treatment, and was very reassuring. He was able to recommend a doctor for me who could provide additional care, as well.

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July 11, 2023

5.0

Knowledgeable about his expertise area

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July 07, 2023

5.0

Professional, I'm AA pleasure to work with, explained explained what I needed to do and why. Steps to take.

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July 07, 2023

5.0

He is thorough and professional.

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July 04, 2023

5.0

Chosen for his expertise in melanoma; provided a detailed explanation of immediate and extended treatment plan, listened to and answered all questions.

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July 02, 2023

5.0

he’s the best

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June 30, 2023

5.0

Efficient and direct

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June 30, 2023

5.0

Dr. Jeffrey D. Wayne is extraordinary physician. He is very knowledgeable, professional, carefully listens to the patients concerns, very patient , truly cares. Dr. has great professional medical knowledge as well as outstanding communication skills. He is able to deliver messages even in the difficult and stressful matter with clarity and calmness, while projecting confidence, and subject matter expertise

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June 30, 2023

5.0

Treated melanoma near my jaw that was extremely close to lymph nodes.

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June 30, 2023

5.0

Effective & courteous attention.

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June 27, 2023

5.0

Professional , friendly, and informative and very thorough. .

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June 27, 2023

5.0

With Dr. Wayne’s knowledge and experience, I feel the care I receive is top notch. His manner is reassuring and I leave there feeling my health is in good hands. My melanoma diagnosis and successful surgery was a wake up call and has made me more aware of the precautions I need to follow religiously. Thank you for the excellent health care.

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June 26, 2023

5.0

He was excellent. He explained my procedure step by step and put me at ease. My follow up with him as equally good.

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June 26, 2023

5.0

He has demonstrated high degree of professionalism and treatment to patients

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June 24, 2023

5.0

Very detailed and explained my medical issue. Provided the best recommendations and I felt very secure with my decision based upon his media knowledge and very professional.

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June 24, 2023

5.0

Explained my issue thorough and understood that my melanoma could affect other areas of my body, and ordered tests to discover it.

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June 24, 2023

5.0

200% + Confidence

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June 23, 2023

5.0

Excellent care

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June 23, 2023

5.0

Very through and very nice personal mannerisms.

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June 21, 2023

5.0

Great bedside manner

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June 20, 2023

5.0

He took control to make sure he got all & explained all to me. It was truly painless & I have total confidence in Dr Wayne’s expertise & feel so Blessed that he was Highly recommended to me.

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June 19, 2023

5.0

Know what he's doing. Straight forward and clearly describes the plan and actions to be taken. Has an incredibly kind and helpful team.

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June 19, 2023

5.0

See above Rxcellrnt +++ rating for Dr Wayne & Staff

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June 13, 2023

5.0

Compassionate surgeon who is knowledgeable, caring and treats the patient with the utmost respect. You’re in great hands with Dr Wayne.

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June 10, 2023

5.0

Very competent, concerned care, thoughtful follow up, informative

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June 07, 2023

5.0

Explains everything

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June 05, 2023

5.0

Very knowledgeable

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June 04, 2023

5.0

He explained my condition and what my surgery would be like. Very professional and personable.

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June 04, 2023

5.0

I felt like I was in great hands. I understood his explanations and he was patient with my questions. He was honest about my cancer and what I needed to do as well as addressing my fears.

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June 02, 2023

5.0

Wonderful credentials and very good recommendations.

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May 30, 2023

5.0

Much information about the results of a test. Quick schedule for necessary procedure.

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May 29, 2023

5.0

Knowledgeable, thorough and explained everything so I understood.

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May 27, 2023

5.0

He was very kind and took the time to explain everything, offered the treatment option and explained how it aligns with the appropriate melanoma guidelines, ensured I understood what I was told, and provided details on how I can contact the office if I had additional questions.

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May 27, 2023

5.0

I recommend Dr. Jeff Wayne every chance I have. Dr. Wayne presents clear and understandable information beyond the usual. He also has a sincere and pleasant manner of delivering his information to me and my family - what they and I (and probably all patients) need and deserve.

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May 26, 2023

5.0

Very experienced, good outcomes several times.

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May 25, 2023

5.0

Successful surgery, thoroughly explained everything

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May 23, 2023

5.0

Answers all question. very informative

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May 23, 2023

4.0

He took proper precautions and HIS TEAM namely Danielle [ ] walked me through all questions I had and made me feel comfortable to proceed

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May 23, 2023

4.0

Very focused and professional , he is very skilled surgeon.

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May 22, 2023

5.0

All business and great communication from him and his assistant prior to surgery.

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May 22, 2023

5.0

Excellent dr

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May 21, 2023

5.0

Excellent treatment from a top surgeon. A very challenging surgery with completely positive results.

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May 16, 2023

5.0

He is very clear about his recommendations

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May 16, 2023

5.0

Because he probably saved my life along with my dermatologist Dr. [ ] who recognized that I had a problem. Team work is a very successful tool.

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May 16, 2023

5.0

He was through in explaining my upcoming surgical procedure and very accommodating with getting it scheduled quickly.

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May 13, 2023

5.0

Took the time to clearly explain things. Compassionate.

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May 12, 2023

5.0

VERY SKILLED AT TREATING CANCER

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May 12, 2023

5.0

Personally charming outstanding professional international reputation clear and concise discussion with a smile.

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May 12, 2023

5.0

Did a fine job on surgery, explains well, great dr/patient rapport.

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