Stephan U. Schuele, MD

Stephan U. Schuele, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Epilepsy

Secondary Specialty

  • Clinical Neurophysiology

Insurance

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Practice Focus Areas

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Witten/Herdecke University Faculty of Health - 1996
Residency:
Cleveland Clinic Foundation - 2003
Fellowships:
Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center - 2005

Media

Languages Spoken

  • French
  • German

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Clinical Neurophysiology (Certified)
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Epilepsy (Certified)
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Neurology (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Central DuPage Hospital
Huntley Hospital
McHenry Hospital
Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Palos Hospital
Woodstock Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

228 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

August 12, 2021

5.0

He is a doctor that goes out of his way to make sure you are okay and treats you like family. Dr. Schuele is an individual that explains what is being presented to his patients to make sure they understand the information and to make sure that they are truly okay all around. He is honestly a doctor that I would not be around without.

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July 31, 2021

5.0

Dr. Schuele is wonderful! He really listens to his patients & talks through options with them. He takes the time to get to know them. I really appreciate that he has stayed with Northwestern for so long.

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July 31, 2021

5.0

Dr. Schuele agreed to have a phone appt with me at the end of the day after learning that the office had cancelled my existing appt. He demonstrated compassion, thoughtfulness, and an impressive knowledge base.

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July 23, 2021

5.0

Very personal, friendly and attentive to my needs and concerns as a patient.

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July 22, 2021

5.0

Dr Schuele is extremely thoughtful and thorough, and takes the time to talk through any questions or concerns.

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July 22, 2021

5.0

I have the utmost confidence in Dr. Schuele. He is an excellent physician, thorough and responsive to all of my questions and concerns. When my previous physicians left NM I selected Dr. Schuele based on his profile and video. I have been very pleased with my care.

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July 20, 2021

5.0

He was recommended by my doctor at SRALab. He is very knowledgeable, thorough and easy to talk to.

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June 16, 2021

5.0

Patient centered, extremely knowledgeable,

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June 15, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable and helpful. Wants what is best for his patients.

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June 01, 2021

5.0

Exceptional care

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May 25, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable and friendly

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May 24, 2021

5.0

He is very attentive to patients needs

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May 22, 2021

5.0

He and his team are cooperative and they know what they are doing

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May 22, 2021

5.0

He was very determined and cared about my health.

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May 18, 2021

5.0

He’s a marvelous medical doctor and person! He is the best physician I’ve ever had no matter the practice or state I’ve lived in where I had physicians in Medical Universities where I worked as a nurse!

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May 12, 2021

5.0

I speak highly of Dr.Schuele to everyone. He is a great doctor!

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May 04, 2021

5.0

Dr. Schuele is not only very analytical and methodical, but also very kind and friendly - a well-rounded neurologist from what I can tell.

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May 03, 2021

5.0

I was impressed with his bedside manner. He listened. And he also was open to my own insights and thoughts. He wasn’t quick to jump to a diagnosis and is examining my test results and medical records from previous care outside of Northwestern. I feel a sense of confidence and this brings a sense of peace and diminished anxiety. Thank you.

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April 13, 2021

4.0

I like the Doctor hi was explaining away i cud undertone my sickness

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April 06, 2021

5.0

He cares and want what’s best for my care. Very honest too

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March 30, 2021

5.0

Dr. Schuele was extremely thorough and knowledgeable.

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March 25, 2021

5.0

Love him! I had originally started with a different neurologist elsewhere who misdiagnosed and then was fortunate to become a patient of Dr Schuele going forward from then and he correctly diagnosed me... things have been great all these years and I am so grateful for him as my neurologist and hold him the highest regard with my trust for my health with my epilepsy.

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March 25, 2021

5.0

Dr. Schuele is thorough, compassionate about my condition and questions, and never rushes through any question or topic.

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March 25, 2021

5.0

Fantastic service

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March 24, 2021

5.0

Kind demeanor, pleasant voice, and he remembers you, even if it's been a long time.

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March 23, 2021

5.0

Completely satisfied with his advice and diagnosis

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March 21, 2021

3.0

Felt he could have spent more time with me. Left most of the exam to the medical student. Appointment for 3:30 got out 5:15 and yet only saw doctor about 10 to 15 minutes. Had a half hour wait for first appointment.

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March 20, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgable and personable.

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March 17, 2021

5.0

He gave us all the help we sought out, with compassion and care. My wife and I have known him for years, and makes every visit comfortable and informative.

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March 16, 2021

5.0

He cares about my condition and wants to find a way to cure me.

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March 04, 2021

5.0

He has a fantastic personality and seems to be genuinely caring person.

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March 04, 2021

5.0

his staff is terrific.

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March 02, 2021

5.0

He seems very competent

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February 24, 2021

5.0

He is attentive, intuitive, and Has all the right information.

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February 23, 2021

5.0

Dr. Schuele answered many of my questions even before I asked them. He was clear, methodical, analytical, and has a rare ability to analyze and review problems, explain them, and suggest solutions. I will definitely recommend him to others.

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February 13, 2021

5.0

Experience, dedication, involvement.

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February 07, 2021

5.0

Elizabeth Hoover Papendick is amazing to work with. Her response time to emails and/or getting information is that day, which makes me, the patient, feel heard :-)

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February 06, 2021

5.0

Dr.Schuele,MD took the time to go over the root of the reason why I have seizures something that no other physician had ever revealed to me and because of such thorough and result oriented results that is why I would recommend to anyone

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February 04, 2021

5.0

Dr Schuele is a excellent doctor and his staff is exceptional

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January 28, 2021

5.0

Gave a lot of thought and time to his decision making.

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January 26, 2021

5.0

Dr Schuele is takes constant effort to know me as a patient. As I continue in his care I’m always happy with the professional suggestions he offers to assist me in daily routine.

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January 26, 2021

5.0

Very professional but also good “bedside manner� or whatever you call it when you’re in the office or on phone. Makes everything understandable

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January 26, 2021

5.0

Liked him a lot. My first time meeting him. Need more opportunities to give a 10.

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December 29, 2020

5.0

Listens to me. Provides remedies.

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December 29, 2020

5.0

When researching physicians after my previous 2 neurologists left practice at NW, I was impressed by Dr. Schuele’s education, experience, research/publications, and his video on the NW website.

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December 26, 2020

5.0

He is the most amazing Dr.

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December 23, 2020

5.0

He takes the time to listen to his patients.

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December 22, 2020

5.0

top quality

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December 17, 2020

5.0

the excellent care he gives I’ve had him for five years and I’ve had know problems and my seizures are under control

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December 12, 2020

5.0

Incredibly knowledgeable about causes and therapies related to epilepsy.

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December 07, 2020

5.0

He is without a doubt, in my opinion the best Dr. on seizures etc.in this country.

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November 29, 2020

5.0

Dr. Schuele takes time for his patients and does not rush through the appointment. He is very caring and compassionate.

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November 24, 2020

5.0

He takes time to explain everything and does not rush you out. Great personality.

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November 21, 2020

5.0

Felt very comfortable with Dr. Schuele and his PA. Very thorough and easy to talk to. They asks more questions about my condition than any other neurologist so far. Questions

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November 19, 2020

5.0

Excellent doctor

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November 12, 2020

5.0

Dr schuele is understanding and compassionate

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November 12, 2020

5.0

Doctor spoke to us just like a face visit sort or answered all our questions and was very kind and considerate of our needs

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November 12, 2020

5.0

Dr. Schuele is a great doctor who is not only trying to find the best answer for his patients. Make you feel like 1 and only patient. Takes all questions no matter what and answer all truthfully

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November 12, 2020

5.0

I've always like being face to face with people but it was great. Its get no better

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November 10, 2020

5.0

Cares about me as a patient and makes me comfortable. Very professional.

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November 10, 2020

5.0

Professional and caring

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November 10, 2020

5.0

Very nice.

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November 10, 2020

5.0

Very thorough. Asked good questions. Seems to have next steps to get to bottom of this and/or prevent future episodes.

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October 30, 2020

5.0

Fantastic knowledge and wonderful manner.

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October 30, 2020

5.0

Extremely professional, reliable and courteous.

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October 29, 2020

5.0

Knowledgeable and caring. Explains options but leaves decisions to patient

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October 29, 2020

5.0

Fantastic doctors and staff. Really attuned the humanity of others.

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October 29, 2020

5.0

He is an amazing, professional, and knowledgeable doctor, he also go above and beyond to make sure his patient are being well taking care of.

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October 29, 2020

5.0

Great staff and very helpful people.

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October 27, 2020

5.0

He asked many questions and was patient to listen to our responses. I felt I wasn't on a time clock during my visit

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October 27, 2020

5.0

Quality of care, timeline of appointments given, and ease of getting around the complex via the bridges

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October 22, 2020

5.0

He is friendly and takes time to listen; I don't feel rushed even though we started late

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October 21, 2020

5.0

Based on my positive experience and medical treatment.

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October 21, 2020

5.0

They treat you like a individual person not just a time on a schedule. Dr. Schuele is one of the best doctors I've had. He's aways prepared by reviewing my file. He doesn'tmake me feel like he's rushing. He makes you feel like you are his only patient. Taking his time. updates on health and answering questions. More if required.

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October 20, 2020

5.0

Professional, knowledgeable and empathetic doctor in neurology (dr. Schuele) who actually listens to the patient and takes time to explain in a way that makes sense and understandable to a lay person. The nursing staff and front desk are also very courteous, patient and professional

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October 20, 2020

5.0

He care about patience well- being and take interesting in getting to them know on a deeper level.

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October 20, 2020

5.0

They actually care about finding the best help my seizures. Finding the best medicine,other treatment options, and my mental health as well.

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October 15, 2020

5.0

He's extremely knowledgeable and is extremely confident

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October 15, 2020

5.0

Dr Schuele is the best

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October 15, 2020

5.0

Knowledgeable and available. Up on the latest rx to hopefully make me seizure free!

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October 15, 2020

5.0

The staff is thorough kind and always take the time to help me figure things out as well as come up with a plan whether it be new or old.

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October 15, 2020

5.0

Dr Scheule and his staff are one of the most learned and caring people I've ever encountered

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October 05, 2020

3.0

Not sure. Just first visit.

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October 05, 2020

3.0

Too soon to tell fully. Was my first visit.

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October 01, 2020

5.0

We had a good visit with the Doctor and like that he took my of a conservative approach with my daughter

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September 24, 2020

5.0

I am so happy Dr. Schuele is my neurologist. He is informative, a wonderful listener and a reassuring voice. When I visit with him, I feel like I am his only patient.

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September 24, 2020

5.0

I am so happy that I found the Northwestern Neurology Clinic to care for my medical needs. The hardworking personnel is always available, incredibly responsive and always pleasant.

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September 22, 2020

5.0

Professional, compassionate, takes time to explain and answer questions

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September 22, 2020

5.0

Knowledgeable CaringExcellent communication skills

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September 22, 2020

5.0

Dr. Schuele cares deeply about his patients and keeps their personal and professional lives in mind when treating them. He answers all questions patiently and calms any anxiety I may have about my diagnosis.

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September 22, 2020

5.0

The NM Neurology department works together as a team to provide the best care possible.

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August 25, 2020

5.0

Very knowledgeable; listens attentively; thoroughly covers all recommendations; answers questions.

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August 20, 2020

5.0

Dr.Stephan Schuele got my seizures under control. I had a traumatic brain injury in 2007 .He has taken excellent care of my health care needs and i have been seizure free for many years now.He really cares and takes time with you . He is highly skilled and very knowledgeable

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August 13, 2020

5.0

Dr. Schuele cares about your all around health and knows exactly what questions to ask.

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August 10, 2020

5.0

He was interested in my personal situation and took the time to discuss his opinions.

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August 06, 2020

5.0

He is the "Best"

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August 06, 2020

5.0

Dr. Schule is an excellent neurologist. He explains everything and answers every question or concern you have. He gives you all the time you need and every concern is important.

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August 04, 2020

5.0

He very knowledgeable, empathetic, and appears to be a strong advocate for his patients.

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August 04, 2020

5.0

Very caring and knowledgeable doctor

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July 30, 2020

5.0

Very good office. Doctor actually listens and makes great decisions. Doesn't force their thoughts

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