Robert O. Bonow, MD

Robert O. Bonow, MD

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Primary Specialty

Cardiology

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Does Not Schedule or Accept New Patients

Practice Focus Areas

  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM)
  • Structural Heart Disease

Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine - 1973
Residency:
University of Pennsylvania Health System - 1976
Fellowships:
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center - 1979

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease (Certified)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine (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

5.0
5.0 

94 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

118 Reviews

November 13, 2020

5.0

Very through and a very special Doctor

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November 13, 2020

5.0

Outstanding Doctor

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November 09, 2020

5.0

I love Dr Bonow. He helps to keep me alive

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November 05, 2020

5.0

He's the BEST

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November 05, 2020

5.0

Caring; professional; dedicated to your health

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October 26, 2020

5.0

Dr. Bonow has been my cardiologist for many years. He is patient, answers my questions and is always accessible if I need him.

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October 26, 2020

5.0

The entire staff is always professional and willing to help.

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October 26, 2020

5.0

Fantastic cardiologist!

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October 26, 2020

5.0

Great health care and Dr. Bonow is the best.

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October 26, 2020

5.0

My doctors are knowledgeable and responsive

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October 26, 2020

5.0

He's the best there is.

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October 26, 2020

5.0

Excellent care

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October 22, 2020

5.0

Dr Bonow is a leader in my dealing with with my heart disease

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October 22, 2020

5.0

Mc Carthy and Bonow saved my life

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October 22, 2020

5.0

He is so empathic and makes one feel listened to

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October 22, 2020

5.0

Very personal. Not rushed. Covered all my questions

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October 16, 2020

5.0

Dr Bonow has communicated well and I feel well-informed as to my situation. I feel confident in his knowledge and ability.

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October 16, 2020

5.0

I have been a NW cardiology patient for over 20 years and have been completely satisfied with my care. I have great respect for Dr Bonow, and for Dr McCarthy who performed my surgery in 2016.

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October 15, 2020

5.0

He is great

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October 14, 2020

5.0

I said, \You're the BEST"

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October 14, 2020

5.0

You're the best

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October 12, 2020

5.0

Very humble and caring Dr

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October 12, 2020

5.0

The best doctor ever.

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October 12, 2020

5.0

The best doctors.

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October 08, 2020

5.0

He's everything you would want in a doctor. Brilliant, kind, very thorough and calming

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October 08, 2020

5.0

I love Dr Bonow. He's very kind and thorough and I trust him totally

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October 02, 2020

5.0

knowledgeable, informative, polite, prompt

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October 02, 2020

5.0

knowledge, honesty and integrity. What more should a facility like Northwestern ask for ?

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October 02, 2020

5.0

Dr. Robert Bonow is an exceptional doctor, knowledgeable in his areas of medicine and above all shows respect and dignity to all of his patients.

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October 01, 2020

5.0

I never feel pressured into make a decision with the Doctor. He makes his recommendations and let's you decide on what you feel is best for you. It's like talking to your mom or dad and you know they want the best for you. No different with the doctor.

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October 01, 2020

5.0

Dr. Robert Bonow and his staff are just as great over the phone. They listen and let you explain your symptoms. Then they make sense of what's going on and how you are feeling.

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September 22, 2020

5.0

Dr. Bono is a wonderful doctor and person also.

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September 21, 2020

5.0

He is the best.

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September 21, 2020

5.0

World class cardiology delivered in humane and efficient fashion.

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September 21, 2020

5.0

Dr. Bono is extremely caring and brilliant

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September 21, 2020

5.0

Because Dr. Bono is amazing

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September 21, 2020

5.0

it was a surprise to not have to deal with that issue at Northwestern. It made for an excellent experience overall."

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September 21, 2020

5.0

The entire Cardiology unit was well-versed in the heart disease that runs in my family and did not treat me as a "weird" case. I have gotten that in so many places I've gone for help

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September 19, 2020

5.0

High level of expertise and professionalism.

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September 19, 2020

5.0

Prompt care and a friendly environment.

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September 18, 2020

5.0

I had an excellent visit and car from Doctor Bonow, as well as from Doctor Lohrmann.

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September 17, 2020

5.0

Doctor Bonow was very professional in his efforts to explain my condition and recommend a plan to monitor my heart (Aorta) in the future.

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September 17, 2020

5.0

Doctor Bonow and his staff were very professional and interested in my heart health.

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September 08, 2020

5.0

He was highly recommended by my doctor whom I totally put my trust in

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September 08, 2020

5.0

Being my own advocate for my health, he said what I was thinking

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September 07, 2020

5.0

He's a great doctor and has a wonderful demeanor.

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September 07, 2020

5.0

You have a very efficient and knowledgeable team.

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September 04, 2020

5.0

He is kind, thoughtful and cares about his patients

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September 04, 2020

5.0

Excellent Dr great care

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August 28, 2020

5.0

Dr. Bonow is the best physician I have ever met. He explains things clearly, takes the time ton answer questions,does not hurry through, and the doctor who is his assistant is also excellent. I recommend them highly.

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August 27, 2020

5.0

Dr Bonownis great. Always so knowledgeable and friendly.

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August 25, 2020

5.0

Very efficient professional And thorough

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August 21, 2020

5.0

Both Dr. Bonow as well as the \fellow\" whom I spoke to were VERY thorough in their questions to me and VERY clear in their answers to my questions. I have the utmost confidence in Dr. Bonow and respect opinions and suggestions."

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August 20, 2020

5.0

The best Doctor !!

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August 20, 2020

5.0

Superior patient care.

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August 20, 2020

5.0

He is smart , caring , intuitive , always has a plan , knows his stuff and is generally wonderful ! He is a superior heart specialist!!

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August 20, 2020

5.0

I find the folks there very caring , interested , kind to deal with and Dr Bonow is just fantastic ..the best !!!

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August 17, 2020

5.0

Dr Robert Bonow is a caring and knowledgeable cardiologist who actively listens to his patient during checkups. He explains and educates as well as treats the whole patient

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August 17, 2020

5.0

Great doctor

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August 17, 2020

5.0

Excellent care.

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August 11, 2020

5.0

I have been a patient since 1997 and I always received excellent care. I was given a new lease of life after my mitral valve repaire. Dr Bonow provided excellent diagnosis and care.

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August 10, 2020

5.0

Felt well attended to and cared for.

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August 07, 2020

5.0

high quality care, I feel that Dr. Bonow and the entire staff see me as a human not a thing.

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August 07, 2020

5.0

Dr. Bonow is knowledgeable, thoughtful, and considerate.

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August 03, 2020

5.0

Dr. Bonow is the best listener & always answers all my questions. His advice is always helpful.

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July 27, 2020

5.0

Dr Bono and the team are world class cardiologists! More importantly he cares on a personal level about me.

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July 24, 2020

5.0

He has been my doctor for a long time and is the perfect doctor, professional, knowledgable, patient, kind and sensitive.

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July 24, 2020

5.0

Excellent physicians and excellent care

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July 24, 2020

5.0

Although my exam was telephonically, Dr. Bonow was thorough with his questions and would spend as much time with me responding to all my questions.

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July 20, 2020

5.0

Such a compassionate doctor, who takes the time to answer my questions, and is very calming. His kindness was wonderful when I needed a Dr to calmly answer my questions.

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July 20, 2020

5.0

He is one of the best in communicating issues. Very thoughtful and sensitive when communicating news both good and bad.

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July 20, 2020

5.0

It's one of the best departments in the country.

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July 18, 2020

5.0

I have the utmost respect for Dr. Bonow. Besides being a leader in his field he is a leader at NM Cardiology. I really believe that he leads by example by setting a tone of respect and collegiality.

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July 18, 2020

5.0

From staff to Doctors - everyone I have interacted with at NM Cardiology has been exceptional. Really caring group of people!

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July 17, 2020

5.0

Dr. Bonow is extremely smart and kind. He makes you feel like he has all the time you need answering questions.

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July 17, 2020

5.0

NW medicine is extremely professional and I have every confidence that my heart care is the best anywhere.

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July 16, 2020

5.0

Dr. Bonow is an exceptional physician—very knowledgeable with excellent patient skills.

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July 16, 2020

5.0

Dr. Bonow and his team are excellent.

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July 16, 2020

5.0

He is a Doctors Doctor

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July 16, 2020

5.0

20 years of exceptional care

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July 13, 2020

5.0

He was VERY thorough and the phone visit (minus the exam) was surprising good!

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July 12, 2020

5.0

Getting into Hospital was a little difficult but once in, it was fine. Visit went extremely well. I felt very safe. Dr Bonow is great.

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July 11, 2020

5.0

He's knowledgeable patient kind and very thorough

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July 11, 2020

5.0

Dr Bono's and staff are wonderful

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July 09, 2020

5.0

No one knows cardiology as well.

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July 09, 2020

5.0

Competence

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July 09, 2020

5.0

He is a very nice Dr, knows very well my health condition and listens patiently to what I want to say. Asks questions so that he will be accurate in his diagnosis.

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July 09, 2020

5.0

Personnel are thorough and pleasant to talk to.

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July 07, 2020

5.0

I have had 2 open heart surgeries and numerous problems pertaining to my heart I would not want any other Cardiologist than Dr Bonow I have been with him since 1996.

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July 07, 2020

5.0

The doctors on the Cardiolgy team are very attentive to all your needs and are very compassionate and caring to their patients

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July 06, 2020

5.0

Great Dr.

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July 06, 2020

5.0

Very efficient

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June 29, 2020

5.0

His expertise, knowledge and experience is top notch

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June 29, 2020

5.0

I trust Dr Bonow to take care of me

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June 29, 2020

5.0

Dr Bonow has been our cardiologist for many years and we value his expertise, experience, and his care for us.

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June 29, 2020

5.0

Always attentive. Very good at explaining things.

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June 29, 2020

5.0

Excellent care and physicians.

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June 22, 2020

5.0

keeps up with my health issues. feel that he is concerned about me.

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June 22, 2020

5.0

concerned about me and my health.

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June 22, 2020

5.0

Kind caring and very experienced. Very personable.0

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June 19, 2020

5.0

Very attentive care by a doctor who listens to what you have to say.

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June 19, 2020

5.0

World leader in his field plus one of the kindest people I have ever met!

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June 18, 2020

5.0

Answered all my questions about my condition and COVID-19 issues.

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June 18, 2020

5.0

Expeditious service.

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June 15, 2020

5.0

Dr. Bonow is wonderful in every way.

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June 15, 2020

5.0

Dr. Bonow is the absolute best!!

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June 14, 2020

5.0

He is simply a great doctor!

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June 14, 2020

5.0

The staff and physican are excellent on what they do.

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June 13, 2020

5.0

Dr. Bonow is the best.

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June 12, 2020

5.0

He is caring, knowledgeable, and takes time to know his patients.

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June 12, 2020

5.0

Caring, professional, and top notch talent.

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June 11, 2020

5.0

Dr. Robert Bonow is kind, thoughtful, compassionate and clinically brilliant. .He listens. He explains. He makes recommendations. Dr. Bonow is the epitome of an exceptional, caring physician.

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June 11, 2020

5.0

Dr. Robert Bonow is kind, thoughtful, compassionate and clinically brilliant. .He listens. He explains. He makes recommendations. Dr. Bonow is the epitome of an exceptional, caring physician.

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June 09, 2020

5.0

Dr. Bonow is one of the top cardiologists in the USA. He has written, published, and implemented his work on the heart. Yet, he has time for his patients. He has technical knowledge, coupled with an unmatchable bedside manner. He took the time to talk to me, when I sent a My Chart message to him. I was just released from a hospital and needed guidance. He reassured me, then reviewed and explained the heart tests done during my hospitalization during this telephone appointment. This was done during my phone appointment. He gave me instructions on future goals. Simply put, he's the best.

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June 09, 2020

5.0

Dr. Bonow truly cares about his patients and their health.

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June 08, 2020

5.0

Expert care delivered with kindness

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June 05, 2020

5.0

He truly cares about his patients.

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June 05, 2020

5.0

Great care and personal treatment.

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