Allison R. Zielinski, MD

Allison R. Zielinski, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Cardiology

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Practice Focus Areas

  • General Cardiology
  • Sports Cardiology
  • Women's Cardiovascular Health

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine - 2010
Residency:
University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics - 2013
Fellowships:
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago - 2016

Board Certifications

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

Faculty Profile

Assistant Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Alignment 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 

402 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 31, 2022

5.0

Listened to my story. Answered all my questions. Very helpful.

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March 31, 2022

5.0

Thoroughness in questions and explanations for necessary treatment.

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March 28, 2022

5.0

A very caring doctor

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March 28, 2022

5.0

Knowledgeable and friendly

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March 24, 2022

5.0

She is responsive to questions and her and her staff are top notch

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March 24, 2022

5.0

I feel confident did the doctor see is doing everything she can to keep me healthy

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March 23, 2022

5.0

Very patient and concerned.

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March 09, 2022

5.0

I believe she is extremely knowledgeable and compitant.

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February 25, 2022

5.0

Dr. Zielinski is very good at keeping me alive! She takes good care to inform me of my aortic aneurysm size every year. Also gives me good advice so I can stay healthy and live a long life! I will be 83 years old this year! :-) Thank you Dr. Zelinsky!

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February 24, 2022

5.0

Dr. Zielinski was really patient, thorough and a great communicator. She provided me with useful information in an accessible manner.

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February 17, 2022

5.0

I feel Dr. Ziilinski has my best interests in mind when it comes to my care. Also she is very focused and has an up front approach in giving me import information regarding my treatment.

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February 16, 2022

5.0

She is thorough in her evaluations and assessments and attentive to what my chief complaints are.

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February 09, 2022

5.0

Knowledgeable, friendly, competent, and personable

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February 07, 2022

5.0

She is very professional. She reminds me of a family member. She is almost as good as my previous person Dr. Pablo Denes. I would recommend her to anybody and everybody!

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February 04, 2022

5.0

Very good doctor.

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February 02, 2022

5.0

My experience with Dr. Zielinski was very positive. I was given a reasonable amount of time and attention without feeling rushed. She is a pleasant physician and was very punctual. Also, I appreciated the level of interest she demonstrated with respect to my concerns.

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February 02, 2022

5.0

Excellent care, very professional

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February 02, 2022

5.0

I believe she is a competent provider, she listens to me and we arrive at a consensus. I try to be a knowledgeable consumer of healthcare which I understandably may be off- putting to some. I’m thankful for the atmosphere at NM which is competent and compassionate.

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January 27, 2022

3.0

She walked out of the visit with no instructions or recommendations after telling me that my condition was not heart related

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January 26, 2022

5.0

She has a very good bedside manner. I really appreciate that she referred me to another cardiologist who specializes in my current health situation.

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January 24, 2022

5.0

Practical and didn't talk down

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January 21, 2022

5.0

Dr Zielinski listens to her patients and very proactively manages their health care needs.

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January 21, 2022

5.0

She is new to me but seems to be experienced and knowledgeable

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January 19, 2022

5.0

she's has a calming manner that encourages a patient's inclusion in a conversation, related to the purpose of the visit, and exhibits an interest in that patient as an individual.

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January 11, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable, compassionate and a great listener.

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December 29, 2021

5.0

She’s smart, clear, concise and helpful. Consummate professional.

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December 27, 2021

5.0

She listens, answers my questions and I feel like I am in good hands.

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December 27, 2021

4.0

was very helpful even tho neither one of us know exactly what is wrong she was able to give me tips on how to improve or prevent

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December 20, 2021

5.0

Very nice.

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December 15, 2021

5.0

Very thorough and answered all my questions and concerns. Very knowledgeable and gives me confidence on her recommendations.

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December 15, 2021

4.0

Listened well and addressed my concerns, but I felt I received a lack of information on how to best manage my symptoms. In her defense, it's not a clear cut health issue with an easy diagnosis or cure.

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December 13, 2021

5.0

Thoughtful, detailed

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December 10, 2021

5.0

Excellence

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December 06, 2021

5.0

Dr. Zielinski is an excellent doctor and very knowledgeable.

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December 04, 2021

5.0

Dr. Zielinski is smart, well prepared, listens well and explains each procedure/test in detail. I am excited to continue working with her.

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November 22, 2021

5.0

Very open answers to all of my questions. Provided an action plan for my current needs, while establishing an action plan for the future.

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November 22, 2021

5.0

Great bedside manner Very knowledgeable

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November 15, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable and spends a good amount of time listening and making recommendations

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November 09, 2021

5.0

Dr Zielinski is the best. She connects with her patients, explains what is happening and has a positive attitude.

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November 08, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable. Very clear and personal attention

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November 08, 2021

5.0

Happy

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October 24, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable, patient, answers all Questions

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October 23, 2021

5.0

I had my first face to face with Dr. Zielinski this past Monday. She was completely engaged, had already reviewed my history, was ready to suggest some updates to my treatment. She engaged me in the process and I felt very satisfied putting my cardiac care in her hands.

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October 15, 2021

4.0

She was interested in heart which I understand but couldn’t help me out with other issues

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October 14, 2021

5.0

Dr Zielinski is personable, friendly, communicates well, compassionate. She is an excellent cardiologist.

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October 10, 2021

5.0

very happy with clinical diagnostic and treatment care

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October 07, 2021

5.0

Dr. Zielinski handled our first appointment in a professional and efficient manner and I found her to be personable as well; and felt she was interested in hearing my history. She came in promptly after her assistant asked me the initial questions, took my bp, weight, EKG, etc. I feel confident and comfortable that she is experienced, skilled and knowledgeable.

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October 07, 2021

5.0

She listen to me and discussed everything the test showed concerning my heart. She discussed with me my overall health and lifestyle and made suggestions on improving my health. I was very pleased with her.

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October 07, 2021

5.0

Friendly and listens

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October 04, 2021

5.0

Competency and time

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September 29, 2021

5.0

Seems very thorough ....

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September 20, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable

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September 16, 2021

5.0

She answers my questions, listens to my concerns, does not seem rushed. Speaks to me with respect and treats me like the responsible adult that I am

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September 16, 2021

5.0

Competent and up to date - explained my concerns so I could comprehend the answers. Nice professional and compassionate responses.

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September 13, 2021

5.0

Dr.Zielinski has a relaxed approached during our meeting. I am at ease.

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September 01, 2021

4.0

Dr Zielinski is great at explaining the parts of the heart she is examining, and answers questions succinctly.

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August 29, 2021

5.0

Great doctor

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August 26, 2021

5.0

Very concern, and knowledgeable.

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August 23, 2021

5.0

The Doctor listened to and evaluated my chief complaint above all else.

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August 23, 2021

5.0

She seems very rational and asked critical questions. Knew her subject matter very well.

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August 23, 2021

5.0

no wait and good service

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August 23, 2021

5.0

Her analysis was reasonable, as opposed to that of other cardiologists I've had contact with.

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August 23, 2021

5.0

Dr. Allison Zielinski has been my cardiologist for several years. She is very competent.

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August 20, 2021

5.0

Thorough and thoughtful. Great at explaining with regard to my issues.

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August 06, 2021

5.0

Explained everything well

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August 05, 2021

5.0

Because I like her was good to me

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August 02, 2021

5.0

I think there is a degree of latitude with which my case can be handled as far as diagnostics and progressing forward. She has taken my input into consideration which I appreciate. Its beneficial for me not to feel like a perpetual patient even though I have a number of health issues.

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August 01, 2021

5.0

Very thorough yet compassionate and prioritizes a patient's needs.

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July 29, 2021

5.0

Personal, professional and thorough

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July 29, 2021

5.0

Knows you and your condition and responds to questions and concerns. Gives full attention.

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July 28, 2021

5.0

She is very thorough. Goes one step beyond what you would expect.

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July 22, 2021

5.0

DR.Zielinski answered my questions and broke my questions down where I was able to leave understanding my medical issue better.Thank u Dr&staff

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July 12, 2021

5.0

She seemed interested in finding the root cause for my heart ailment. I left the visit feeling like something was being done.

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June 29, 2021

5.0

She is very concern about our health

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June 28, 2021

5.0

The doctor was thorough and clear.

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June 28, 2021

5.0

She seem very good at her profession

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June 28, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable, friendly, and is able to explain things in laymens terms.

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June 28, 2021

5.0

Answered all my questions and thorough

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June 24, 2021

5.0

Likeable. Professional. Trusted

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June 24, 2021

5.0

Because shes a good doctor

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June 14, 2021

4.0

She seemed competent

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June 10, 2021

5.0

Nice and straight forward conversation

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June 07, 2021

5.0

Excelente doctora y persona

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June 05, 2021

5.0

So far so good

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June 03, 2021

5.0

Because the good treatment that I received today

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June 03, 2021

5.0

Also, her regular schedule would have required me to wait 6 weeks for an appointment, but she made time for a telehealth appointment very quickly.

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May 20, 2021

5.0

Concerned a bout my care amd health

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May 12, 2021

5.0

Very professional and excellent patient communications.

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May 10, 2021

5.0

I have been pleased with my care and with her interaction with me as a patient.

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May 06, 2021

5.0

Thoroughness

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May 05, 2021

5.0

Dr. Zielinski was very thorough with her questions/assessment and she attentively listened to and addressed my concerns.

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April 26, 2021

5.0

For the first time I visited Dr. Alison and she took the time to pull my record with her questions, advice and follow up

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April 26, 2021

5.0

Expert, has the newest scientific and medical information, and also takes her patient's concerns seriously and with great respect.

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April 19, 2021

5.0

Smart and personable doctor. Good description of the problem and the course of care

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April 14, 2021

5.0

Personable and explained things clearly.

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April 08, 2021

5.0

First visit with her but seems friendly and competent .

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April 06, 2021

5.0

She was thorough and explained everything.

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April 04, 2021

5.0

Dr. Zielinski is excellent. She listened to my symptoms and quickly decided how to best care for my health issues.

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March 29, 2021

5.0

Very well informed- on target recommendations.

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March 29, 2021

5.0

Very thorough and great bedside manner

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Disclosures

Allison R. Zielinski, MD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

External Professional Relationships

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