John D. Ayers, MD

John D. Ayers, MD

4.9 
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Practice Focus Areas

Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine - 1995
Internship:
St Elizabeths Medical Center - 1996
Residency:
Boston University Medical Center - 1997
St Elizabeths Medical Center - 1999
Fellowships:
University of Hawaii - 2000
Loyola University Medical Center - 2003

Board Certifications

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

Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
On Medical Staff At:
Central DuPage Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

894 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

August 22, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ayres presents options and explains well.

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August 17, 2021

5.0

Has helped me through a lot

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August 17, 2021

5.0

Plus he listens to your concerns.

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August 16, 2021

5.0

I’m happy with my care

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August 12, 2021

5.0

Dr Ayers is caring. He explains everything with treatment and medication. He does treats the whole person and is interested in finding out what other factors in your life might be affecting your health

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August 08, 2021

5.0

He took the time to educate and inform me.

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August 07, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ayers explained things. He was good.

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August 06, 2021

5.0

He is the reason I am at Northwestern!!!

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August 04, 2021

5.0

Answers all my questions. Explains diagnosis,care and treatment.

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August 04, 2021

5.0

Thorough

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August 04, 2021

5.0

He is very thorough and takes time to explain things.

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August 03, 2021

5.0

Well spoken easy to understand. I never feel rushed. Kind and courteous. and very gentle.

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August 02, 2021

5.0

On-going experience of questions anticipated and answered treats me like a human and has delivered timely and competent treatment and service

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July 31, 2021

5.0

Professional

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July 31, 2021

5.0

I like Dr. Ayers. He listens to me.

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July 30, 2021

3.0

Did not appreciate the way he answered my questions.

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July 30, 2021

5.0

Highly professional.

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July 29, 2021

5.0

Looks at all information before decision.

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July 29, 2021

5.0

Dr Ayers is extremely knowledgeable and always makes sure he goes over all my questions and concerns for me.

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July 27, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgable and treats me as his equal.

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July 27, 2021

5.0

He is the best! He listens and treats his patients with care.

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July 27, 2021

5.0

Great doctor!

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July 26, 2021

5.0

He takes good care of me and explains the results

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July 25, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ayers is very thorough, kind and attentive. I would definitely recommend him.

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July 25, 2021

5.0

Dr Ayers is very knowledgeable of the different options available and will explain reasons for his suggestions to you as a patient. All members of his support staff are very helpful and care about all of their patients.

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July 23, 2021

5.0

A brilliant physician who takes his time. He knows the numbers and can explain them so they are understood.

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July 23, 2021

5.0

Spends time listening to your concerns. Very knowledgeable and caring.

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July 22, 2021

5.0

He is a caring man

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July 21, 2021

5.0

Suggestions and recommendations. Concern for health. Today and future

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July 19, 2021

5.0

An excellent doctor!

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July 17, 2021

5.0

Dr Ayers explains all aspects of care and expectations. Takes His time, is never rushed

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July 12, 2021

5.0

I did recommend him to a friend, and he helped her and her husband through a very tough case of breast cancer. She is well now and grateful for his compassion and expertise.

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July 12, 2021

5.0

He is extremely patient, kind and knowledgeable. He always answers all my questions and puts my mind at ease.

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July 12, 2021

4.0

Dr. Ayers is very knowledgeable and thorough.

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July 11, 2021

5.0

He is an amazing physician

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July 11, 2021

5.0

Easy going. Easy to understand

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July 10, 2021

5.0

Takes time with you. Explains well & is very optimistic!

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July 08, 2021

5.0

He is knowledgeable plus functions at a high level of ongoing analytical ability.

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July 08, 2021

5.0

I have been going to Dr. Ayers since 2003 for my care . He is very caring and takes time to answer questions and concerns .

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July 06, 2021

5.0

Very informative, always gives patient confidence, professional, understanding.

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July 03, 2021

5.0

He cares about you and is thoroughly into his job.

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July 02, 2021

5.0

He answered all my questions and explained everything. He took the time to help me understand.

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July 02, 2021

5.0

Good listener.

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July 01, 2021

5.0

I trust him with my life.

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June 30, 2021

5.0

He is an expert in his field, compassionate, kind and easy to relate to....a top notch physician!

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June 23, 2021

5.0

Muy amable y se preocupa por la salud de su paciente

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June 21, 2021

5.0

He is great

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June 21, 2021

5.0

So caring encouraging knowledgeable makes me feel as ease

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June 16, 2021

5.0

Dr Ayers listens to your concerns and takes time to answer questions

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June 14, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable & friendly.

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June 11, 2021

5.0

He’s a Very professional!!! Always, let me feel I’m no alone to manage my health

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June 11, 2021

5.0

Dr Ayers is a wonderful doctor very compassionate and has a great professional nature. He is kind and caring.

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June 10, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable

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June 09, 2021

5.0

Dr Ayers explains everything so thoroughly and provides me with options. I feel I’m in great hands!

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June 07, 2021

5.0

Es un oncólogo muy amable y muy buen doctor yo estoy muy agradecida con el �

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June 07, 2021

5.0

He is an amazing, kind, knowledgeable doctor. He always makes sure I am part of my own treatment.

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June 07, 2021

5.0

Extremely great at putting u at ease. Soft spoken, caring and listens well.

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June 03, 2021

5.0

Friendly. Knowledgeable

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June 03, 2021

5.0

Excellent doctor, very knowledgeable, gives enough time with patient and listen to patient's and and family members' concerns and respond professionally to your satisfaction.

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May 27, 2021

5.0

Dr Ayers is compassionate and listens to all my concerns

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May 27, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ayers very knowledgeable of my CLL condition and keeps me very updated on any changes. I have great confidence in his analysis.

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May 26, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ayers takes the time to explain everything in a way that I understand. He seems to approach problems in a comprehensive way so that all possibilities are considered. That gives me a lot of confidence.

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May 25, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ayers takes the time to listen to your concerns and answers your questions based on medical studies and research. I feel that I am getting the best care possible.

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May 25, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable of my condition. Took the time to explain and discuss a treatment and recovery plan.

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May 24, 2021

5.0

Mi oncólogo un exelente médico mis respetos para el se merece ese 10 y más un 1000000

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May 21, 2021

5.0

I feel like Dr. Ayers is doing all he can to cure my cancer.

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May 21, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ayers has been my medical oncologist for 8 years. Excellent all around and kind too.

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May 21, 2021

5.0

Very personable and knowledgeable

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May 18, 2021

5.0

seems to care about you

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May 17, 2021

5.0

I like that Dr. Ayers keeps up to date on research and treatments. He is personable and listens well. I trust him.

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May 17, 2021

5.0

Doctor you can trust with the truth and ability to treat you to the best of their knowledge.

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May 14, 2021

5.0

He is very patient and knowledgeable

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May 14, 2021

5.0

Honest explains everything clearly. Trust him completely .

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May 14, 2021

5.0

Dr.Ayers is a thoughtful through Phycian. He knows his job and is always willing to answer every Question. Plus he is a kind person.

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May 13, 2021

5.0

Always great �

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May 13, 2021

5.0

He is a 10. So knowledgeable and explains everything in terms we understand. I would recommend him100%.

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May 11, 2021

5.0

Caring, empathetic, answers questions honestly

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May 10, 2021

5.0

Dr Ayers is very clear and respectful in his explanations regarding treatment.

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May 10, 2021

5.0

He knows his stuff! He can answer all my questions. He seems to care and cheerleads for your future.

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May 07, 2021

5.0

Dr Ayers is very professional and an excellent doctor.

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May 06, 2021

5.0

I believe he is one of the reasons I am still alive

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May 04, 2021

5.0

Highly professional Well prepared for appointment Warm friendly manner

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April 30, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ayers has been very good to work with and his year is excellent!

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April 30, 2021

5.0

very knowledgeable and offers options and explains well

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April 29, 2021

5.0

His straightforward answers are appreciated, and he does it very gently

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April 29, 2021

5.0

Dr Ayers answers even the questions you didn't know to ask. He is very thorough. Dr. Ayers explains things very understandably.

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April 26, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ayers is very knowledgeable, spends time explaining things, and is personable. I am able to schedule appointments easily.

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April 26, 2021

5.0

plus add all of our questions are answered by Dr. Ayers, and I experience a consistent schedule of treatment under his care. The visits to his office, with my wife participating by phone, have worked out well.

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April 26, 2021

5.0

Dr Ayers is truly the BEST ONCOLOGIST EVER! He understands me, he takes the time to answer my questions in layman’s terms. He is kind and compassionate. I am so pleased to have him on my team!

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April 23, 2021

5.0

Great doctor.

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April 22, 2021

5.0

For the same reasons. I feel like I am in good hands with him as my physician

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April 21, 2021

4.0

This doctor never rushes a patient. He explains the game plan for treating one’s cancer. He’ll even draw a picture when needed, to further an explanation.

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April 21, 2021

5.0

I love how he sits down to talk and address any questions you may have. He is thorough, patient, and caring.

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April 20, 2021

5.0

I have been under Dr. Ayers care and treatment of breast cancer for the past 19 years. He is kind, caring and has wealth of knowledge about breast cancer.

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April 19, 2021

5.0

Professional, able to explain medical information in detail, thorough

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April 19, 2021

5.0

Es muy buen doctor muy amable le pone a tensión a sus pacientes

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April 19, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable

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April 16, 2021

5.0

The best in the field.

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April 16, 2021

5.0

Dr Ayers is a wonderful oncologist. He takes time and listens to your concerns or questions and gives you advice based on your personal situation. he has great "bedside" manner with his patients and I highly recommend him and the whole team there.

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April 16, 2021

5.0

Explains the reasons for recommendations based on previous studies & experience of patients facing a similar diagnosis.

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