Alison Cromwell, MD

Alison Cromwell, MD

4.9 
419 ratings  Read Reviews
Northwestern Medical Group

Primary Specialty

Internal Medicine

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Accepting New Patients

Education

Medical Education:
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine - 1995
Residency:
University of Chicago - 1998

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Clinical Assistant 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

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

Reviews from Patients

93 Reviews
November 11, 2019

I am very pleased with Dr. Cromwell and her attentiveness to my health care.

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October 28, 2019

Felt that she cared about me and wanted to hear how I was doing. Spent more time talking than expected.

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October 28, 2019

I have been looking for a new doctor since I moved into the city. I feel like I have finally found one I like, and the location is good.

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October 28, 2019

I have never had a doctor spend this much time with me. I didn't feel like just another number/person to get through. So amazing, I can't say enough good things!

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October 08, 2019

Dr. Alison Cromwell is great!

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October 08, 2019

Dr Cromwell was hands down the best doctor I have encountered for an annual physical. She spent so much time with me getting to know me and giving me lifestyle and health advice.

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October 06, 2019

dr Cromwell is amazing - very caring , easy to understand and very knowledgeble

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September 30, 2019

Dr. Cromwell is very creative and sympathetic.

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September 18, 2019

Highly recommend.

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September 09, 2019

Dr. Cromwell was very thorough, and I really appreciated her spending a substantial amount of time with me discussing my overall health.

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September 02, 2019

Dr. Cromwell is an excellent is an listener. She is kind and considerate. I feel comfortable knowing she cares and will do what's best every time.

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August 19, 2019

Dr. Cromwell is extremely professional, experienced and personable.

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August 10, 2019

Dr Cromwell has my confidence and appreciation.

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August 10, 2019

I love Alison- she never makes me feel rushed, she listens carefully and is always so helpful and patient

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August 03, 2019

she gives thorough explanations to address questions and concerns

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July 30, 2019

Could not recommend Dr. Cromwell and her staff enough! Loved the attention she gave me and addressed all of my issues. Best experience!

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July 28, 2019

Dr. Cromwell listens to your issues and makes recommendations Excellent care provider

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July 26, 2019

Dr Cromwell is outstanding. Best internal medicine specialist I've experienced in 40 years.

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July 25, 2019

Dr Cromwell has been my doctor for a number of years, she's terrific.

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July 21, 2019

She was fantastic, knowledgeable, helpful, but I just felt the slightest bit rushed.

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June 26, 2019

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June 09, 2019

Dr. Cromwell always gives me comprehensive information, never makes me feel rushed, and always treats me with respect and compassion.

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June 04, 2019

Excellent physician who took the time to listen and review my chart. willing to work with me to get my BS under control. Glad I found her as my Primary Care Physician.

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June 01, 2019

Alison Cromwell is a treasure. Knowledgeable, articulate, patient, solicitous, objective, kind. I'd throw myself in front of a bus to save her. Truly.

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May 26, 2019

I like Dr. Cromwell, I trust her judgment, her expertise.

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May 18, 2019

Alison Cromwell is the best!!

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April 26, 2019

Dr. Cromwell was recommended to me by my then boyfriend, now husband. She's been our PCP since 2012 and we are both still very satisfied with our care.

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April 26, 2019

Never feel rushed with Dr. Cromwell.

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April 25, 2019

Dr Cromwell has always been on top of my health issues. Gives very good recommendations about what steps to take next. Very knowledgeable on a variety of things. I would recommend her to anybody!

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March 14, 2019

Dr Cromwell never seemed rushed but very focused on me and my health exam.

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March 11, 2019

Dr. Cromwell is an exceptional doctor.

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March 11, 2019

Dr. Cromwell is everything you want in a Primary care doc....She guides me through the medical system and stands up for me when things go wrong. She's a chunk of the reason that I am in remission on autoimmune dx and why I trust her implicitly.

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March 10, 2019

Dr Cromwell answered my questions, made helpful suggestions including ongoing ways to care for my injury, and showed concern and caring for me and my situation.

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March 09, 2019

Dr. Cromwell is always very professional and I always feel completely informed about my diagnosis and/or treatment options.

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February 22, 2019

I came in with a new issue and the doctor gave me all the time we needed to cover everything. I appreciated her concern.

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February 08, 2019

*Dr. Cromwell is wonderful! I met with her regarding ins. forms which needed her signature and she gave me her full attention and answered all my questions.

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February 07, 2019

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January 14, 2019

I'm a Dr. Cromwell fan. Switched to her a little under a year ago, and I'm happy with her suggestions, advice, and demeanor--as well as her expertise.

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January 05, 2019

Dr. Cromwell is outstanding and I'm grateful to have her as my primary doctor!

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December 27, 2018

Excellent experience with Dr. Cromwell. She was compassionate, concerned and very knowledgeable.

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December 26, 2018

Dr. Cromwell was extremely helpful. She took her time listening to my medical concern, and great care with giving me medical information.

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December 22, 2018

Very appreciative of the time she spent with me

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December 19, 2018

Dr. Alison Cromwell is the best physician! She is kind, patient, and supportive and many times, I am not the most cooperative patient. She never gives up on her efforts to keep me healthy. Dr. Alison is also knowledgeable and stays current with best practice. My guess is that she never stops reading medical journals. Reassuring! She is a terrific part of your organization and she should be treasured.

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December 17, 2018

Dr. Cromwell is a good listener and she gives reasoned and practical advice

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December 04, 2018

This was the first time I saw *Dr. Cromwell and she was excellent.

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December 03, 2018

Dr. Cromwell listens to my concerns and takes time to ask questions and explains issues. I REALLY appreciate the time she spends with me. A great doctor!

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December 02, 2018

Dr. Cromwell always keeps me well informed about my condition and about treatment options.

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November 23, 2018

Dr. Cromwell is the best. She is an excellent listener, very kind and thoughtful.

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November 20, 2018

Dr. Cromwell is amazing! As she spent time with me, she didn't seem rushed and discussed everything in great length. She was thorough and I have an immense amount of confidence in her, which is most important as a patient.

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November 18, 2018

I love dr Cromwell. I respect her. she gives me time to talk about problems, and offers excellent recommendations and advice.

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November 17, 2018

dr. Cromwell is a superb clinician!

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November 11, 2018

Dr Cromwell is a valuable care provider who answered all my questions & provided helpful suggestions & recommendations.

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November 10, 2018

Dr. Cromwell is the best GP I have ever had. I've been seeing her for many years & always recommend her to others. She really takes the time to listen and is supportive and helpful. As well as being patient, kind, and thorough

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November 08, 2018

Dr Cromwell was probably one of the best Dr's I have visited in a LONG time -- she blew me away with you personal and how much she cared about understating things with me.

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November 03, 2018

Dr. Cromwell is a fantastic doctor and I feel she always listens to my concerns and genuinely cares about me and my health. I have already recommended her to a number of people and will continue to do so.

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October 19, 2018

Excellent care.

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September 27, 2018

First time seeing Dr. Cramwell.Excellent experience.I will request her again.

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September 22, 2018

*Dr. Cromwell was patient, thorough, and willing to take time to listen and discuss what was important to me. She was helpful, straight-forward, and caring. I have never had such a positive experience at a doctor's appt., honestly.

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September 18, 2018

Dr. Cromwell tries very hard to make recommendations compatible with my lifestyle.

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September 17, 2018

I have a deep respect for Dr. Cromwell

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September 08, 2018

I very much liked Dr. Cromwell; having been married to an Internist at one point in my life, I could judge that she was a caring and competent doctor. She is affiliated with a very good hospital and that further made me feel confident about her abilities. I'm glad I found her.

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September 07, 2018

I think Alison Cromwell is excellent!!!

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September 01, 2018

doctor very informative and caring

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August 24, 2018

I was very impressed with Dr. Cromwell. She was thorough and I feel confident she will be an excellent physician for me.

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August 22, 2018

she is wonderful

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August 19, 2018

*Alison Cromwell was excellent - even made the visit fun!

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August 05, 2018

Dr. Cromwell has been my doctor for the last few years and has been professionally very helpful and personally very caring.

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July 18, 2018

She took time to explain every part of the physical. And answered all my questions more than once.

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June 23, 2018

Very direct at occasionally a bit gruff, but I don't mind and have very high confidence in the quality of care I get

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June 20, 2018

I think *Dr. Cromwell is wonderful.

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June 18, 2018

I had a great appointment with Dr. Cromwell. I felt like she took her time in conversations with me to get into details and also make sure any of my concerns were addressed.

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June 16, 2018

Dr. Alison Cromwell is a superb doctor...professional,knowledgable, efficient, yet always gives you all the time you need, sensitive, and so responsive. I always know I'm in good hands with her!!

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June 10, 2018

Dr. Cromwell is terrific in all the ways you hope a doctor will be: Knowledgeable, Empathetic, Well Spoken. Especially appreciate her passion for medicine and patients. She stays current in her practice and explains conditions so well.

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June 04, 2018

Dr. Cromwell is so great and I appreciate being able to talk to her so candidly.

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June 01, 2018

First time seeing Dr. Cromwell and was very positively impressed.

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May 24, 2018

this was the best physical I have had. Dr Cromwell was very thorough, accessible but did not talk down to me.

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May 11, 2018

I have recommended Dr Cromwell to others and will continue to do so.

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May 05, 2018

dr. Cromwell and her staff provide excellent care. I do speak highly of Dr. Cromwell who is an excellent, informed, caring and talented physician.

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May 01, 2018

Very positive impression from my first visit.

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April 26, 2018

Once again Dr. Alison Cromwell has shown me that she is a superior Dr. by being smart ,kind, funny and professional.

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April 17, 2018

Best doctor's visit I've ever had

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April 10, 2018

I was extremely happy with having chosen Dr. Alison Cromwell to be my new primary doctor. I just moved to Chicago and I believe I made the best choice for my new primary doctor.

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March 28, 2018

*Dr. Cromwell is the best doctor I've ever had.

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March 24, 2018

Dr Cromwell is great.

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March 14, 2018

Dr. Cromwell is awesome. Honest. Not condescending

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March 14, 2018

The doctor always is obviously a excellent communicator. I always feel she keep me well informed about treatments and options.

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March 11, 2018

I appreciate Dr. Cromwell and her thoroughness. She takes the time to answer any and all questions even though it might make her behind in her schedule. I would recommend her to anyone who was looking for a good doctor.

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March 08, 2018

*Dr. Cromwell is a great listener, serious and straight-forward and at the same time, genuine & caring. She's been my doctor for about 12 years and I recommend her every chance I get.

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March 04, 2018

Dr. Cromwell is friendly and exceptionally intelligent. She is well-informed across the board. Additionally, she did not make me feel rushed. It was as if she truly had the time to spend on the visit.

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February 15, 2018

Love Dr Cromwell!

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February 13, 2018

I have referred multiple people to Dr. Cromwell, she is a fantastic, thorough, and compassionate doctor.

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January 10, 2018

Dr. Cromwell is an exceptional doctor, full of expertise, experience, patient care and friendly. I love her and her staff!!

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January 10, 2018

Alison is my hero she is the best..

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