Stephen R. Goldman, MD

Stephen R. Goldman, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

General Surgery

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Practice Focus Areas

Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine - 2001
Residency:
Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners/Michigan State University - 2006

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery - Surgery (Certified)

Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
Alignment Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Kishwaukee Hospital
Valley West Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

452 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

93 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

93 Reviews

August 28, 2023

5.0

Friendly and good communication.

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August 27, 2023

5.0

Competent

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August 26, 2023

5.0

Very personable and very professional!

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August 23, 2023

5.0

Friendly, straight forward, quick

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August 11, 2023

5.0

He is very good

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August 09, 2023

5.0

Down to earth and takes the time

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July 24, 2023

5.0

Dr Goldman was very knowledgeable, friendly and businesslike in his manner.

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July 06, 2023

5.0

Warm and welcomed questions.

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July 03, 2023

5.0

Very nice. Easy to talk to

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June 26, 2023

5.0

Easy to talk to confidence great bedside manners

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June 25, 2023

5.0

Dr. Goldman gave me options. And made few like person not just another case.

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June 22, 2023

4.0

Again, he was nice in the consult.

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June 20, 2023

5.0

Explains procedures snd gives you treatment options

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June 13, 2023

5.0

Met Dr Goldman for first time as a consult for upcoming procedure. Felt very comfortable and at ease. Great discussion regarding health issue and very satisfied with our plan going forward.

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June 10, 2023

5.0

Professional, extremely knowledgeable and explained in detail the surgery process.

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May 16, 2023

5.0

He is thorough

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May 15, 2023

5.0

Very personable, helpful

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May 06, 2023

5.0

Very personable; calmly explained everything in a way that put me at ease

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May 05, 2023

5.0

Answered all questions and was very attentive

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May 05, 2023

5.0

Warm and friendly. Easy to liked it

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May 04, 2023

5.0

He was caring and professional. He read my chart before seeing me and took my concerns seriously.

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May 02, 2023

5.0

He’s very personable and thorough.

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April 30, 2023

5.0

Been treated by him several times. All were very good outcomes.

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April 25, 2023

5.0

Dr Goldman is a knowledgeable, reassuring, and confident surgeon who goes above and beyond what is necessary. He is extremely professional and takes as much time as you need to be educated about your condition, what he intends to do, and what you can expect afterward. He definitely knows what he’s doing. My surgery went just as he said and I’m recovering nicely. Both my husband and I would highly recommend him.

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April 25, 2023

5.0

Dr Goldman explained everything that would happen with my surgery and answered my questions. In follow up appointments he has shared his knowledge which has reassured my feelings about my surgery.

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April 21, 2023

5.0

Have had surgery with Dr. Goldman before. Trust him and so glad he was available to take care of me again.

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April 18, 2023

5.0

Very kind and good person

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April 13, 2023

5.0

This was our first meeting and it was like he knew me before I got there. He’s very efficient and I like him. He has an excellent bedside manner which a lot of doctors do not have today is just in and out. See you later bye.

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April 11, 2023

5.0

Easy to talk to, very knowledgeable, explains things well and a very professional person.

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April 09, 2023

5.0

Doc Goldman listens and takes time with you. Not just another check the box guy actually listens and cares about pt.

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April 04, 2023

4.0

Good "bedside" manner

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April 03, 2023

5.0

He was up to speed on my chart and was thorough in explaining what is going to be happening. He was very nice.

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March 31, 2023

5.0

Excellent Dr. Explains in great detail!

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March 27, 2023

5.0

He was informative and possesses a great bed side manner.

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March 18, 2023

5.0

I am so grateful he was able to squeeze me into his busy day when I needed an unexpected appointment. He validated my concerns and provided immediate care.

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March 09, 2023

5.0

Very thorough, explained everything about the surgery! Excellent care!

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March 07, 2023

5.0

Professional explained procedure

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March 05, 2023

5.0

Confidence in the skill of my surgeon.

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March 02, 2023

5.0

Friendly, concerned, thorough explanations.

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February 28, 2023

5.0

It is because of Dr. Goldman, I would recommend Northwestern surgical care.

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February 28, 2023

4.0

Answered all my questions.

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February 28, 2023

5.0

I have had several procedures performed by Dr Goldman. All went very well. He is very skilled and professional. He takes the time to explain situations and options. Very personal and caring.

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February 19, 2023

4.0

great doctor

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February 13, 2023

5.0

He's just a fantastic suegeon..

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January 30, 2023

5.0

great doctor , quick and down to earth

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January 28, 2023

5.0

He goes straight to the point and very professional, he explains the diagnosis and procedures well. I cannot wait for my surgery he makes you feel comfortable and sure of the decision to get surgery

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January 28, 2023

5.0

EXCELLENT Dr/Surgeon

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January 25, 2023

5.0

Super nice and easy to talk to.

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January 24, 2023

5.0

Dr. Goldman is professional, positive and answered all my questions.

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January 05, 2023

5.0

He is a highly skilled professional who family and friends could trust completely.

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January 05, 2023

5.0

He understood and was quick effective and reassuring

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January 04, 2023

5.0

excellent at relaying information

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January 03, 2023

5.0

I am confident in Dr. Goldman’s skills and knowledge. He has always taken the time to answer my questions and make me comfortable with each procedure. He approaches appointments in a positive manner.

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December 27, 2022

5.0

Just as everyone said, he's straight forward and pleasant atcthe same time. Truly interested in what's best for me.

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December 23, 2022

5.0

Great communication with patient nice person and great attention thanks

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December 22, 2022

5.0

Dr. Goldman took wonderful care of me AGAIN! Thank you. As an employee it is challenging when we are the patient, knowing I was in great hands made it so much easier!

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December 14, 2022

5.0

Great bed side manner. Very professional. Great surgeon. I would refer friends and family to him.

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December 12, 2022

5.0

Efficient, knowledgeable, listened to me.

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December 12, 2022

5.0

knowledgable, and took a lot of time explaining options

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December 11, 2022

5.0

Very personable, explains thoroughly, answers all questions, encouraging

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December 05, 2022

5.0

Great concern for my health, explains everything

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December 02, 2022

5.0

Explained all and seemed so confident

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November 30, 2022

5.0

Dr. Goldman is an exceptional surgeon.

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November 29, 2022

5.0

Professional and answered all questions

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November 28, 2022

4.0

I would prefer him to visit the patients after the surgery

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November 28, 2022

5.0

He is very personable, kind, knowledgeable, light hearted. I felt very comfortable having him perform my surgery.

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November 21, 2022

5.0

He is fantastic: really enjoyed the initial consultation and his personal experience with the same surgery, made me feel at ease. I also appreciated his not to do’s after surgery

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November 15, 2022

5.0

Friendly and everything explainef

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November 15, 2022

5.0

Professional, informative, knowledgeable, took time to answer questions

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November 11, 2022

5.0

Professional and answered all my questions

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November 05, 2022

5.0

I think that he did a good job and I feel good.

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November 02, 2022

5.0

He is a good doctor.

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October 29, 2022

5.0

Dr Goldman was knowledgeable and explained everything he did and was going to do in surgery.

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October 28, 2022

4.0

professional. did not talk to patient after surgery though, only parent

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October 26, 2022

5.0

He spoke to me before the procedure and did not seemed rushed. He answered my questions and has a sense of humor.

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October 24, 2022

5.0

Very nice very personal and let you know what he’s going to do and I totally liked it he is very good

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October 22, 2022

5.0

I had aat experience with the Doctor.

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October 17, 2022

5.0

Dr. Goldman is friendly and professional. Makes sure you understand what the procedure will look like and gives clear post op instructions.

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October 17, 2022

5.0

Great doc. Explained the procedure and asked if I had any questions.

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October 11, 2022

5.0

Explained the procedure very well. Was super personable and professional.

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October 10, 2022

5.0

He’s amazing doctor I know him for years now he’s very good

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October 08, 2022

5.0

he cares.

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October 07, 2022

5.0

He was very reassuring about the procedure, and confident in his abilities. He was able to see me in a timely manner, and the surgery was scheduled very quickly after meeting him.

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October 03, 2022

5.0

again was a worry free experience.

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October 03, 2022

5.0

He’s very professional and nice

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October 01, 2022

5.0

I think he's an especially good doctor

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September 29, 2022

5.0

I am very confident in his abilities and he communicated to me so I understood the entire procedure.

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September 21, 2022

5.0

kept me informed as to the procedure

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September 20, 2022

5.0

He is very professional

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September 20, 2022

5.0

He has a relatable bedside manner, gave his personal experience with the exact same surgery I am having

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September 17, 2022

5.0

Dr. Goldman explains things well in laymens terms and takes time to answer

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September 16, 2022

5.0

Hes a very prrsonsble Dr. Makes you feel comfortable. Answers any questions or concerns you may have.

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September 12, 2022

5.0

Very polite and positive

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