Cord Sturgeon, MD

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Primary Specialty

Endocrine Surgery

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine - 1996
Residency:
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago - 2003
Fellowships:
University of California (San Francisco) - 2004

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 Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

5.0
5.0 

425 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

90 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

90 Reviews

August 30, 2023

5.0

He was kind funny and explained everything in a detailed caring way

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August 19, 2023

5.0

He’s top notch!!! Dr. Sturgeon truly is amazing, professional and very thorough

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August 14, 2023

5.0

I was nervous about the needle biopsy and Dr. Sturgeon and his resident’s bedside manners made me feel very comfortable and they very thoroughly explained everything to me. Also, they were on time.

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August 03, 2023

5.0

he explained my options very th

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August 02, 2023

5.0

Cord sturgeon is a very good doctor well mannered Outstanding bedside manners

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August 01, 2023

5.0

Very thorough with the direction of treatment and explained everything so I can understand what is happening, kind and on time

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July 31, 2023

5.0

Dr Cord Sturgeon is a Great doctor and Master of his trade.

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July 31, 2023

5.0

they serve you well

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July 28, 2023

5.0

Dr Sturgeon was VERY thorough, knowledgable, and kind. He took the time to go through everything with my husband and I and detailed the procedure using a diagram on the white board. We asked and he answered every question in laymans terms and was extremely patient and caring.

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July 28, 2023

5.0

Dr. Sturgeon has great experience in identifying mal-functioning parathyroid

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July 17, 2023

5.0

Knowledgeable, extremely competent, approachable and expert in his field.

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July 17, 2023

5.0

He is kind, respectable, and professional. He is very experienced. You can tell he knows what he is doing. I appreciate his explanations, and caring attitude.

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July 17, 2023

5.0

Dr. Sturgeon is always personable and professional and leads a great team of professionals who have for years now consistently provided me with the most pleasant surgical amd follow up medical experience.

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July 10, 2023

5.0

Dr Sturgeon was also very friendly and explained condition and findings in an easy to understand manner even including drawings on a white board. Although my symptoms aren’t as serious as many of the cases he probably addresses on a daily basis he discussed all my concerns and addressed them in a caring and informative manner. Very knowledgeable and great at sharing his expertise. Physician assistant was also wonderful.

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July 10, 2023

5.0

Dr.. Sturgeon cares for his patients. He makes sure you get the best treatment for your speedy recovery.

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July 10, 2023

5.0

This MD did an excellent job in explaining my test results, why surgery was recommended, what to expect post op, and possible complications. He has a terrific bedside manner. This was really a top notch experience.

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July 10, 2023

5.0

Dr. Sturgeon was very patient and explained everything very clearly!

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June 24, 2023

5.0

Very knowledgeable and personable.

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June 23, 2023

5.0

Dr. Sturgeon and his team made me feel at ease and that I was under great care. They explained everything to me so I could understand. All were very kind and very thorough.

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June 19, 2023

5.0

I’ve known Dr. Sturgeon many years and he has a wonderful calming bedside manner.

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June 19, 2023

5.0

Dr Sturgeon is the best

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June 16, 2023

5.0

Dr. Sturgeon was extremely patient and instructive when explaining my condition and available options. My interactions with Dr. Sturgeon left me feeling safe and confident with my choices.

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June 12, 2023

5.0

Great Dr. Answers all your questions thoroughly.

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June 12, 2023

5.0

He is kind, patient and very cautious

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June 10, 2023

5.0

Dr. Sturgeon saw me preoperative to answer all my questions and review discharge instructions. I felt confident I was in good hands.

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June 09, 2023

5.0

Explained how to proceed with my personal health issue. Direct and to the point.

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June 05, 2023

5.0

Took the time to explain, also very down to earth, put me at ease

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May 23, 2023

5.0

Personal and complete description of tests and present health.

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May 23, 2023

5.0

Again, informative a d personable.

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May 22, 2023

5.0

Reputation but I had to wait over 1/2 hour to be called in.

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May 22, 2023

5.0

He was amazing. Explained everything in a way I could understand !

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May 15, 2023

5.0

Professionalism, patience, detailed explanation of what he was doing.

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May 12, 2023

5.0

Dr. Cord Sturgeon patiently explained my condition in terms that I could understand and was open and willing to answer all of my questions.

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April 24, 2023

5.0

Dr. Sturgeon was very kind and explained my condition and what to expect before and after surgery.

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April 24, 2023

5.0

Dr. Sturgeon was thorough, informative, and compassionate.

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April 20, 2023

5.0

He is friendly, knowledgeable and thorough. He also has a great bedside manner

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April 17, 2023

5.0

I have known Dr Sturgeon for over 12 years and I respect his expertise. I had a FNA at a local hospital, and they came up inconclusive. That's why I came to NM to take advantage of his skills.

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April 17, 2023

5.0

As above. Clear, takes time, responsive, serious, great personality.

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April 14, 2023

5.0

Dr. Sturgeon is a master of his craft

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April 14, 2023

5.0

Because I felt Dr.Sturgron , was truthful to me about my up coming surgery.

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April 13, 2023

5.0

Dr. Sturgeon is beyond amazing. He not only accommodated me within his schedule within less than 24 hours but also took all the time to go over my issue. I was super nervous before the visit but felt so calm afterwards. I have no words to thank him

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April 10, 2023

5.0

Wonderful thorough explanations.

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April 03, 2023

5.0

Dr Sturgeon and staff were kind, thorough, caring and pleasant .

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March 25, 2023

5.0

He is caring, kind, and most IMPORTANT LISTENS.... He is wonderful!!!!!!

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March 25, 2023

5.0

Dr Sturgeon has been taking care of me for 12 years. He is always very attentive, thoughtful and professional. Thank you, Dr. Sturgeon, for all your care!!

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March 20, 2023

5.0

Very informative and detail awesome bedside manner made me feel so comfortable in the procedure

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March 20, 2023

5.0

Dr. Sturgeon is very caring, thorough and patient focused.

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March 20, 2023

5.0

Great friendly care

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March 07, 2023

5.0

Dr Sturgeon was courteous, kind, respectful, he explain everything to me, he was gentle, friendly, patient, and he make me feel very comfortable and welcome! I waited 3 or 4 months to see him. He was well worth the wait! Dr. Sturgeon is a 10 star physician.

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February 21, 2023

5.0

Dr. Sturgeon is only the second doctor I have met in my 50+ years of life who I wish was my doctor for every health problem I have. He was extremely knowledgeable, made me feel at ease, listened to every concern I had, and answered all my questions in a manner that made me feel like I completely understood what my health issues were and what needed to be done to make me better.

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February 21, 2023

5.0

Provides high quality professional service. Excellent!

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February 21, 2023

5.0

I like the plan to take it one step at the time..

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February 20, 2023

4.0

Knowledge and experience

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February 17, 2023

5.0

I liked the servise the welcome his personality and he seems very professional 👍

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February 13, 2023

5.0

With his knowledge and experience Dr Sturgeon makes me feel that I will have a safe and successful surgery under his care.

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February 06, 2023

5.0

Honestly don’t want to recommend him so he doesn’t get too busy to see me as a patient. He is absolutely an amazing doctor. He’s very thorough, professional, kind and explains things to me to where my husband and I both understand.

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February 06, 2023

5.0

Dr explains process throughly

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February 06, 2023

5.0

The doctor was very personable, friendly and caring. You could feel that he was genuinely interested in you. Informative and explained everything to you regarding your condition. Waited for your questions and most importantly he did not rush you and you did not feel that he was in a hurry!!!!!

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February 01, 2023

5.0

Same, as above. Additionally, he understands, then explains all steps regarding the plan of action with all pending tests and procedures and possibly surgery.

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January 30, 2023

5.0

The doctor was well prepared for the visit, on time and efficient while remaining friendly and communicative. He inspired confidence which I find to be important.

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January 30, 2023

5.0

Well, I'd like to complete this review post-op. So far I appreciate his confidence, demeanor, professionalism. He briefly explained the procedure in a manner I could understand. He did nothing to incite fear or anxiety. I appreciate this after meeting with several doctors and surgeons. Dare I say I'm excited? I am very much relieved. He and his collegues have fantastic energy, and they behaved precisely as hoped for. Thank you! Looking forward to putting this behind me.

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January 30, 2023

5.0

Dr Sturgeon has great ratings and is a specialist in his field. I enjoyed my visit and I am looking forward to my surgery!

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January 24, 2023

5.0

Dr. Sturgeon and his staff have made every visit from day one productive, friendly, supportive, and professional

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January 23, 2023

5.0

Dr. Sturgeon was very professional yet he had a very down to earth personality. He instilled confidence that helped us with the diagnosis.

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January 09, 2023

5.0

Professional and courteous.

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January 09, 2023

5.0

He was very thorough in his examination and explanation of what was going on with me.

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January 03, 2023

5.0

After speaking with Dr Sturgeon, I felt like I really understood what was going on with my thyroid for the first time since being diagnosed a few years ago. He spent a lot of time explaining everything to me and answering all of my questions and he spoke to me in a way that I could understand what he was saying, but without talking down to me. I am nervous for my surgery but I feel like I am in the best hands with Dr Sturgeon.

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January 03, 2023

5.0

He was patient and caring.

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December 31, 2022

5.0

Doctor was very informative and made me feel comfortable. He did not talk down to me but treated me as an equal. Also he made me laugh!

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December 30, 2022

5.0

Dr Sturgeon, knowledgeable,communicative physician that makes it easy for patient

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December 27, 2022

5.0

He is the best, explained everything so clear and take the time to talk to us

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December 24, 2022

5.0

I feel he is excellent. My internist wanted me only to see Dr. Sturgeon.

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December 16, 2022

5.0

Expert care, takes time to explain and answer questions, friendly

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December 06, 2022

5.0

Great bedside manner

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December 05, 2022

5.0

Dr. Sturgeon deserves higher than a 10, but it will not let me rate any higher. For having a scary diagnosis while pregnant, he was able to reassure me and explain things. He went out of his way to listen and explain things as he went. Absolutely amazing!

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December 05, 2022

5.0

Personable, knowledgeable and has a knowledgeable care team.

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December 04, 2022

5.0

Dr. Sturgeon met with me before and after the surgery explaining everything and answering any questions. I also had questions post surgery and either him or his nurse [ ] got back to me.

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December 02, 2022

5.0

Excellent care and understanding of my needs for treatment as a patient.

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November 28, 2022

5.0

Top Dr in his field. Hard to find someone better.

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November 22, 2022

5.0

Amazing intelligent doctor! I would refer everyone to him!

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November 21, 2022

5.0

Very thorough, did not perform unnecessary procedures

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November 21, 2022

4.0

Trust his capabilities.

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November 17, 2022

5.0

Engendered confidence in mr

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November 16, 2022

5.0

As above. Everything he said would happen re surgery did. Explained what ifs well. Seemed pleased with the results of surgery so that made me more happy Fell quite fortunate to be in his care and that of his team.

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November 14, 2022

5.0

Extremely knowledgeable, great bedside manner and easy to understand.

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November 14, 2022

5.0

Dr. Sturgeon put my daughter at ease from the moment he entered the exam room. He was kind, extremely knowledgeable, and performed tests with great care and accuracy - without pain and stress for the patient.

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November 14, 2022

5.0

Excellent Dr. Very cordial and engaging. Offered different options and decided not to do biopsy until I have another scan. Biopsy is a word you'd rather not hear but I was confident and assured I was being given excellent medical care.

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November 13, 2022

5.0

Dr. Is very approachable and very confident.

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November 12, 2022

5.0

Best doctor ever.

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November 09, 2022

5.0

Dr. Sturgeon has been heading my health care team for four years not only as an incredible surgeon but also as an educational mentor to his staff. Kudos to him and those that have him as their doctor.

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