Aparna Kalyan, MD

Aparna Kalyan, MD

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, Flinders University of South Australia - 2005
Residency:
The MetroHealth System/Case Western Reserve University - 2011
Fellowships:
UPMC Medical Education - 2014
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2015

Languages Spoken

  • Tamil

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine (Certified)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Associate 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 

264 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

August 14, 2021

5.0

Dr Kalyan always shows that she cares about my well being.

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August 10, 2021

5.0

She has kept me alive. Cannot ask for anything mors.

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August 09, 2021

5.0

Very compassionate and answered questions ; did not hurry us

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August 09, 2021

5.0

Professional & explains the best options for my care

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August 08, 2021

5.0

She is very kind and compassionate. Talked to us like we were family. Helped me to better understand my situation.

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July 27, 2021

5.0

She personally cares about my well being. She explains conditions, treatments, medications thoroughly and understandably.

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July 26, 2021

5.0

Her nurse Morgan called to say the Dr. Was running a few minutes late. Dr Kalyan spent all the time I needed to feel comfortable with my upcoming treatment.

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July 26, 2021

5.0

Excellent knowledge and care

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July 13, 2021

5.0

Kind, efficient, informative (with the limited time we had for quesitions)

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July 12, 2021

5.0

This Dr is number one in mu book very attentive to her patients.

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July 10, 2021

5.0

Very thorough on everything.

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July 09, 2021

5.0

Thoughtful care my Dr Kaylan and her staff. Ive always thought of myself as a friend rather than a patient.

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June 25, 2021

5.0

Simply Great

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June 14, 2021

5.0

A kind person who listens well and connects with the patient as a person

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June 11, 2021

5.0

Shes up front, EXTREMELY KNOWLEDGEABLE, honest, understanding, patient, professional. She provides excellent explanations. Shes also very empathetic to her patients needs and stays on top of everything regarding follow up.

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June 07, 2021

5.0

We have gone to Dr. Kalyan office for 5 years. I wasn't allowed to go with my husband this time. We both are very distressed about this! Why? This journey involves BOTH of us. Three months ago I was allowed to be with my husband!

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June 04, 2021

5.0

She is the very best.

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June 04, 2021

5.0

I said it before: Dr Kalyan is INCREDIBLE. She's warm, she's compassionate, she LISTENS, she talks TO you, not AT you. Dr. Kalyan is empathetic, she's a keen observer of the patient's issues. She explains in layman's terms all one needs to know about pancreas cancer............but she does it with hope, with positivity and with a smile and a warmth that makes the patient feel cared FOR and cared ABOUT.

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May 17, 2021

5.0

Dr Kalyan has been terrific. I am getting all the chemo I need and anything else to help me get through my cancer

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May 14, 2021

5.0

She is very caring, nice to talking and don't push you out the door like some do

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May 14, 2021

5.0

Dr. Kalyan is the best! Shes very responsive whenever Ive had questions. She explains everything very thoroughly, and is a great listener. I believe shes been very thoughtful in her approach to my treatment plan, and I feel very well taken care of.

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May 10, 2021

5.0

Extremely thorough and anticipates your questions and concerns.

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May 07, 2021

5.0

She knows her stuff. Very personable and listens well.

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May 04, 2021

5.0

She wad very through. Answers any and all questions!! A great doctor..

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May 03, 2021

5.0

I was so impressed with Aparna! She took all of the time that I wanted. She explained everything and made sure I understood everything. Her bedside manner is second to none. It was very obvious that she is very intelligent.

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May 01, 2021

5.0

Dr. Kalyan has been very complete with her assessments and providing explanation of various components of treatments which are not appropriate for my case and those that may be.. its a work in progress

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April 30, 2021

5.0

Love Dr Kalyan! She patiently listens to all my questions and provides thorough answers. She is genuinely concerned for my well being and follows up after my procedures. I often call Dr Kalyans office with any concerns and her nurses promptly return my call with a solution. She is a wonderful doctor and Im fortunate to have her as my oncologist.

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April 30, 2021

5.0

Excellent Doctor and very helpful.

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April 26, 2021

5.0

Great communication skills, very accommodating, professional

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April 23, 2021

5.0

I think she is one of the best!

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April 09, 2021

5.0

She takes her time to explain test results and any concerns I have

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April 07, 2021

5.0

She answered all my questions in a way that made me so proud that I seek a second opinion from NW

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April 05, 2021

5.0

Great doctor

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April 02, 2021

5.0

Dr Kalyan Was very compassionate knowledgeable and detailed

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March 21, 2021

5.0

She takes time and listens

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March 19, 2021

5.0

I have had good results

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March 12, 2021

5.0

She talks to me and explaine everything to me and help me

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March 08, 2021

5.0

Her knowledge compassion and empathy

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February 22, 2021

5.0

She is friendly

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February 16, 2021

5.0

Total professional. Took time to listen and explained everything carefully and considerately.

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February 16, 2021

5.0

Shes terrific.

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February 09, 2021

5.0

She is extremely knowable and knows how to explain your condition where you can understand it

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February 09, 2021

5.0

Dr Kalyan has a laser focus on her patients so that they receive the best possible care

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February 02, 2021

5.0

Again, very kind, detail oriented and caring conversations.

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January 29, 2021

5.0

She knows her business.

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January 29, 2021

5.0

She is very caring, very knowledgeable ,never rush you, and highly regarded.

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January 25, 2021

5.0

Was very comfortable discussing my symptoms and answering questions.

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January 25, 2021

5.0

She is knowledgeable and helpful determining next steps for my care.

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January 15, 2021

5.0

Very friendly and knowledgeable. She was answering all my questions patiently. Spent a lot of time with me. Thank you.

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January 15, 2021

5.0

She's good at what she does and knowledgeable. She also shoes she cares and have patience for her patients questions.

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January 15, 2021

5.0

She is the best at what she do.

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January 08, 2021

5.0

She is super nice and also very professional.

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January 08, 2021

5.0

She has a great demeanor for oncology

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January 08, 2021

5.0

Did a very good job of explaining everything concerning my cancer and future treatment.

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January 04, 2021

5.0

Thorough discussion of all issues and options.

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January 04, 2021

5.0

She is the best. Very caring and compassionate.

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January 01, 2021

5.0

I like Dr Kalyan

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December 30, 2020

5.0

She was professional, competent , patient and I felt that she really cared about me as a patient.

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December 25, 2020

5.0

Excellent communicator and so is her support staff.

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December 21, 2020

5.0

Very through, explains everything and answers any and all questions.

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December 18, 2020

5.0

Es una excelente doctora

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December 18, 2020

5.0

Dr. Kalyan was attentive and exhibited interest in my case, my questions and my overall health.

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December 14, 2020

5.0

She help me to understand what was going on... and she didnt rush me... she answer all my questions..

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December 08, 2020

5.0

Dr. Kalyan is a gem she understands the anxiety, fear I live in with my diagnosis and answers my questions in a timely manner (usually within a hours)

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December 04, 2020

5.0

Very warm and understanding

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December 04, 2020

5.0

Knows her business and listens well.

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December 04, 2020

5.0

Dr Kalyan has always made me feel confident that I'm receiving the best medical care

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November 27, 2020

5.0

Knowable doctor

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November 20, 2020

5.0

Very simply, she is the best! She treats the mind and the body.

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November 20, 2020

5.0

Dr Kalyan listens to the patients and explains clearly procedures and possible side effects.

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November 13, 2020

5.0

Explains issues well and shows personal interest.

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November 13, 2020

5.0

Excellent staff in all areas.

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November 13, 2020

5.0

AS I JUST STATED ABOUT THE HOSPITAL, SHE IS VERY PROFESSIONAL, SHE IS VERY KNOWLEDGEABLE, SHE KNOWS HER JOB. VERY KIND, AND HAVE GREAT BESIDE MANNERS.

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November 13, 2020

5.0

I LOVE THE CARE THAT I RECEIVE AT NM. NO OTHER HOSPITAL COMPARES TO IT. NOT TO THE STAFF, THE PROFESSIONAL DOCTORS IN EVERY AREA, THE NATURAL CARE AND CONCERN THEY SHOW TO THE PATIENTS. I BEEN IN SEVERAL HOSPITALS AND NONE OTHER COMPARE.

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November 02, 2020

4.0

To help get understanding and care you will need

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November 02, 2020

4.0

Caring doctor

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October 30, 2020

5.0

I think she a a very good doctor.

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October 30, 2020

5.0

She is very nice and seem very caring.

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October 27, 2020

5.0

The Doctor and staff share information, are caring.

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October 26, 2020

5.0

Great doctor great hospital

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October 13, 2020

5.0

Very caring and knowledgeable. Never rushes you through an appointment.

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October 13, 2020

5.0

I was impressed with how much she knew about my medical history. She explained possible next steps in an understandable way.

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October 13, 2020

5.0

Very impressed with everything on my first visit. Everyone I encountered was friendly, courteous and helpful.

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October 12, 2020

5.0

Awesome care and Dr. Kalyan is awesome too

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October 02, 2020

5.0

Dr. Kalyan was very caring and took the time to answer every question I had. She was very informative and made me feel confident in my treatment plan

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October 02, 2020

5.0

Everyone was very informative and caring! Made me feel very comfortable

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October 02, 2020

5.0

She has been great and knows what she is doing

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October 02, 2020

5.0

They are professional, caring, knowledgeable and make the whole process feel better then it actually is.

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October 02, 2020

5.0

She is an awesome doctor.

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October 02, 2020

5.0

Dr. Kalyan was very clear in answering all of the questions I had with regard to the procedures I had undergone early last month. She took adequate time to discuss possible future examinations and arranged for me to have blood work done later this month. Her manner was very patient and caring.

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September 28, 2020

5.0

She has a great bedside manor. Very knowledgeable, a great concern for all her patients. Second time seeing her and it was vert good.

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September 28, 2020

5.0

Northwestern is the best around!!

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September 26, 2020

5.0

She is fantastic!

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September 26, 2020

5.0

Everything about the care is perfect!

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September 25, 2020

5.0

She listens, explains and answers all questions.

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September 25, 2020

5.0

Compassion and results

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September 12, 2020

5.0

Listened and explained with detail and care

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September 12, 2020

5.0

Very knowledgeable and comforting staff

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August 31, 2020

5.0

She is the best. Always has time and and answers every question. The best!!! Thanks

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August 30, 2020

5.0

First visit with her. Very knowledgeable. The type of tumor I have is a rare one. Appreciate her taking the time to talk with me as we get to know each other

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  • AstraZeneca
  • Boston Scientific Corporation (includes Guidant Corporation)
  • Genentech, Inc.
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