William J. Gradishar, MD

4.8 
462 ratings  Read Reviews
Northwestern Medical Group

Primary Specialty

Medical Oncology

Insurance Accepted

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Accepting New Patients

Practice Focus Areas

  • Breast Cancer

Education

Medical Education:
University of Illinois College of Medicine - 1982
Residency:
Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center - 1986
Fellowships:
University of Chicago - 1990

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Certified)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology (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:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall rating

4.8
4.8 
462 Ratings
  • Friendly & Courteous
    4.9
  • Will Recommend to Others
    4.8
  • Clear Explanations
    4.8
  • Shows Concern
    4.8
  • Includes You In Decisions
    4.8
  • Explains Medications
    4.8
  • Follow-Up Instructions
    4.7
  • Easy to Understand
    4.9
  • Time Spent With Patient
    4.7
  • Confidence in Doctor
    4.8

Reviews from Patients

45 Reviews
July 04, 2019

Dr. Gradishar is an excellent doctor. I had to reschedule a couple of times (his schedule), but I prefer seeing him directly

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June 13, 2019

Dr. Gradishar always shows care and concern for my physical and emotional well being. His time, knowledge & guidance is an inspiring source of strength and always appreciated.

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June 05, 2019

Dr. Gradashar was, as always, pleasant, kind, and professional. I always leave feeling confident that I am getting the best care.

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May 17, 2019

Extremely happy with and confident in Dr Gradishar's ability to provide my health care.

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April 11, 2019

The care provider was extremely friendly! He explained my good situation , answered my questions and did not seem to be in a hurry to leave the room. I would be very pleased to recommend him to another person!

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March 28, 2019

Dr. Gradishar and his staff are great!

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March 21, 2019

I know that Dr. Gradishar is hugely busy so I was impressed he took some time to chat when my exam concluded

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March 21, 2019

I referred a patient this week to Dr. Gradishar.

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March 19, 2019

Everyone is so responsive, kind, caring, helpful and positive! So grateful! Felt truly supported by caring experts!

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March 02, 2019

Very good experience as always.

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February 11, 2019

I've been with this physician for 5 years and have never had a problem.

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February 01, 2019

competent, friendly and knowledgeable

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January 11, 2019

Excellent communication. Knowledgeable of my case. Helpful answers and guidance regarding treatment.

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November 23, 2018

I know my oncologist is literally on the cutting edge. He's a smart guy.

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November 15, 2018

Dr. Gradishar was professional, kind, friendly, and addressed my concerns with solutions. I left feeling well cared for and confident that I had seen the right doctor.

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November 13, 2018

I adore Dr Gradishar, he is an excellent intuitive listener and always makes me feel good when i am there. His smallest gestures have the biggest impact (helping me sit up from the table) and i can tell he really hears me, even when i think i am making a throwaway comment. he is simply the best.

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November 09, 2018

Dr. Gradishar has always provided the best care and concern for me. I feel fortunate I have had him as my doctor.

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November 08, 2018

Dr Gradishar is an excellent physician and he has a very professional team

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November 03, 2018

Dr. Gradishar is very kind and patient and always explains everything so I do understand and always answers my questions.

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November 01, 2018

Dr.Gradishar was very gentle and thorough in his examination. I was comfortable with him. Good job, Doctor G.

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October 24, 2018

*Dr. Gradishar is superb

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October 12, 2018

good

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August 29, 2018

I love Dr. Gradishar and PA. Phenomenal care for 12 years, and wonderful kind people.

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August 06, 2018

Excellent information and answered all my concerns. Excellent

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July 27, 2018

Hail to the Chief! Dr Gradishar is pretty awesome

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July 19, 2018

I have already recommended this Doctor. Excellent treatment

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June 22, 2018

I have great respect for Dr. Gradishar and look to him for confirmation that I'm getting the proper care needed to help me through this new diagnosis.

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May 28, 2018

I was very fortunate to be able to be under Dr. Gradishar's care since he is the ultimate professional and leader in research in his field. He is a kind, caring doctor.

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May 23, 2018

I was very pleased with my visit

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May 18, 2018

physician showed little interest in me, my concerns, or my problem.

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May 11, 2018

Extremely happy with Dr. Gradishar. Demonstrated sound medical knowledge along with a great bedside manner.

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May 10, 2018

Dr. Gradishar was professional, informative, thorough, and kind. He readily answered my questions and explained thoroughly.

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May 08, 2018

I was there for a second opinion and both the fellow and Dr Gradishar were very good in discussing the situation. I actually have referred someone to Dr Gradishar and she liked him, as well.

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April 25, 2018

Dr. Gradishar is outstanding. I feel very fortunate to have such an excellent physician taking care of me.

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April 24, 2018

I feel very fortunate to see someone of Dr Gradishars stature.

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April 21, 2018

I recommend Dr. Gradishar to all in need of Oncology care.

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February 14, 2018

I have great faith in Dr. Gradishar.

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February 02, 2018

Care giver is an expert in the field which I needed as I have a very rare breast cancer that most out in the suburbs where I live do not have.

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January 31, 2018

I would recommend my doctors to everyone.

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January 25, 2018

Dr Gradishar is the Best oncologist ever .

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January 15, 2018

Dr. Gradishar is very kind, considerate and helpful.

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January 11, 2018

I greatly liked how straight to the point dr.William J. Gradishar was. I absolutely love that he laid out all information and facts without clattering it with unnecessary "sweet talk" that I get form some other doctors.

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January 10, 2018

Great experience- I really like Dr. Gradishar and will continue seeing him. Highly recommend him to others and family.

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December 21, 2017

Dr. Gradishar is thorough and receptive. if anyone has the misfortune of being diagnosed with cancer, I point them in his direction.

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December 14, 2017

I love Dr Gradishar..

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