Vivian S. Van Roekel, MD

Vivian S. Van Roekel, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Internal Medicine

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Urbana-Champaign - 1981
Residency:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 1984

Board Certifications

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

Practice Groups and Affiliations

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

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4.9
4.9 

956 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 31, 2022

5.0

Patient, answers all my questions, unrushed.

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March 31, 2022

5.0

Dr. Van Roekel is thorough and openly listens.

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March 30, 2022

0.0

She did not want to hear what I had to say to preface the situation which inevitably would have expedited the appointment and saved her time. Because I did not fit into the parameters of what a DX should be she sounded exacerbated and made me feel like an antibiotic seeker rather than an unwell patient that has been experiencing the same symptoms/treatment for 20+years.

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March 30, 2022

5.0

I have been a patient of Dr Van Roekl for many years and find her to be very thorough and holistic in her approach to patient care.

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March 29, 2022

5.0

Very attentive to your needs, understands your issues, and explains your problem in layman’s terms.

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March 29, 2022

5.0

Honest, great diagnostician, listened and reacted to my concerns, pleasant personality, good humor when needed.

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March 29, 2022

5.0

She is consistent, intelligent, thoughtful, and patient.

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March 23, 2022

5.0

Dr. Van Roekel is simply the best doctor I’ve ever had. I trust her 100%. I’d follow her anywhere.

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March 22, 2022

5.0

Dr. VanRoekel is thorough, caring, kind, logical, and extremely knowledgeable. She has always solved my medical issues, and either resolves them herself or refers me to the proper medical technician. She’s wonderful.

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March 21, 2022

5.0

She was incredibly thorough; asked lots of questions; was knowledgeable about everything we discussed and interested in me as a person. I did not feel rushed or dismissed.

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March 21, 2022

5.0

Thorough, Professional, Down to Earth, Caring and Detail Oriented!

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March 16, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable, listens to patients concerns, dedicated and caring.

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March 15, 2022

5.0

She seemed concerned about my health and was thorough with my exam.

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March 14, 2022

5.0

Dr. VanRoekel has always showed her very strong medical knowledge and very companionate in dealing with the patients.

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March 13, 2022

5.0

Dr. Van Roekel is extremely knowledgeable and competent

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March 12, 2022

5.0

She is a great physician

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March 09, 2022

5.0

She cares talks to you knows you understands you and listens to you.

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March 08, 2022

5.0

She is professional, knowledgeable, friendly, thorough, really listens, is very patient, is wondetful!

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March 08, 2022

5.0

Doctor listened to concerns and provided a comprehensive plan to find/correct plan.

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March 07, 2022

5.0

She listens to you and explains things to you. She always try to help you.

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March 07, 2022

5.0

She is amazing - takes time to listen. She knows her job.

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March 06, 2022

5.0

Dr. Van Roekel is patient and thorough. She makes the time to answer questions and explain information.

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March 04, 2022

5.0

She is very patient and personable. She answers all my questions and I feel she knows me well.

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March 03, 2022

5.0

Great Dr

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March 03, 2022

5.0

Very thorough and very responsive to questions.

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March 02, 2022

5.0

So smart, very engaged with the patient and gives great advice.

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February 28, 2022

5.0

Took the time to answer all my questions and help me with my health problem.

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February 28, 2022

5.0

She is very caring, listens to your needs, gives good information and does not rush you,

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February 28, 2022

5.0

She sincerely cares about and professionally treats her patients

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February 22, 2022

5.0

She provided the same excellent level of service.

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February 21, 2022

5.0

She is an excellent physician. She cares about her patients.

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February 20, 2022

3.0

She’s very confusing. I don’t understand a lot of the test results and she doesn’t explain

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February 16, 2022

5.0

Very personable, caring, thorough!

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February 16, 2022

5.0

She provided me with several helpful suggestions. She went out of her way to talk to a pharmacist in Florida to help me since I was not in Illinois.

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February 14, 2022

5.0

She takes the time to make sure her patience understand what is going on

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February 14, 2022

5.0

She’s concerned, organized, pleasant, knowledgeable, and professional.

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February 14, 2022

5.0

I believe I am still alive at almost 76 years old with all the medical problems I've had because of her care. She is a great doctor.

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February 13, 2022

5.0

Dr. van Roekel is thorough and open to questions and concerns. She takes the time to really interact on a helpful level.

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February 13, 2022

5.0

She takes the time to explain things and really get to the bottom of the problem.

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February 12, 2022

5.0

She is thorough, personable and is a good listener

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February 10, 2022

5.0

she always rechecks your physical history and researches any new information recommends what she finds the best solutions and tests

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February 09, 2022

5.0

Dr. Van Roekel is aware of who you are. She is kind , has a good sense of humor and always able to be there to answer your questions.

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February 09, 2022

5.0

Extremely kind, attentive and helpful.

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February 08, 2022

5.0

She listens to my health issues, is accurate with my diagnosis and takes all my other health problems into consideration.

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February 08, 2022

5.0

Professionalism.

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February 05, 2022

5.0

Thorough. Attentive. Interested.

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February 02, 2022

5.0

She is the most complete PCP I have ever had. The medical field needs more doctors like her. I pray she practices another twenty years.

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February 01, 2022

5.0

Dr VAn Roekel the best. She makes herself available, compassionate, knowledgeable and I put the most trust in her. She has been my PCP for many years. She keeps me informed and works with me.

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February 01, 2022

5.0

As I said we love her. She has taken care of us for years. She is extremely knowledgeable and we feel very comfortable with her

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January 31, 2022

5.0

Excellent care answer all my questions to my satisfaction and great follow up care suggestions.

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January 29, 2022

5.0

She is extremely knowledgeable and concerned about your wellbeing

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January 27, 2022

5.0

Dr VanRoekel is exceedingly thorough, she always shows concern of one’s health needs, and she promptly emails comments, recommendations and referrals on test results.

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January 26, 2022

5.0

She is attentive, easy to talk with, gives great medical treatment.

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January 25, 2022

5.0

She is knowledgeable, kind and very competent. She has never rushed me and ALWAYS makes me feel that she has my best interest at heart. She listens.

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January 25, 2022

5.0

she is perfect in every way.

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January 23, 2022

5.0

I have been to a few doctors and Dr. Van Roekel has been the first doctor to explain things to me so I understand without making me feel stupid for not originally knowing what is being said. She is also very nice and professional and genuinely listens to her patients.

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January 23, 2022

5.0

Pleasant efficient competent care

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January 21, 2022

5.0

She knows me

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January 21, 2022

5.0

Excellence in all areas. Thorough, explains everything and cares!

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January 18, 2022

5.0

She is the best.

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January 18, 2022

5.0

Dr Van Roekel is thorough, detailed and one of the best doctors I have had. I am 68.

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January 17, 2022

5.0

she takes care of my health issues - very nice to deal with.

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January 16, 2022

0.0

She’s very judgmental and opinionated. Not a good bed side manner.

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January 16, 2022

5.0

Always takes the time to listen to your concerns and helps come up with a plan of care that suits your needs.

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January 14, 2022

5.0

She is thorough and runs necessary tests needed.

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January 14, 2022

5.0

Very thorough and kind

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January 12, 2022

5.0

She truly cares for your well-being. Takes the time to listen and explain.

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January 11, 2022

5.0

Dr. VanRoekel is an excellent doctor and she makes every effort to assure her patients are receiving the best of care.

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January 11, 2022

5.0

Doctor Van Roekel is knowledgeable about all fields of medicine. She is so competent and caring. I respect her opinions very much.

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January 10, 2022

5.0

Excellent physician

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January 09, 2022

5.0

She's very thorough & spends time with me as a patient.

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January 07, 2022

5.0

Dr. Roekel took time to explain which OTC medication is to have, or to avoid, based on my medical history. She is a great doctor to talk to on the phone.

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January 07, 2022

5.0

I think she is a great Doctor.

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January 05, 2022

5.0

Have been seeing her for several years. She takes the time to listen and explain things. I never feel rushed.

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December 28, 2021

5.0

She is a very thorough doctor very intelligent. Before she even met me she looked at my records not many of them do that. My primary doctor was out of town so she said she would see me. I am so happy I got to see her I think she finally found out what my problem was. I had been to the emergency room because I could not get any doctors to see me on December 8 and when I went to see her on December 26 I was still sick happy to say I’m on my road to recovery. She is one super fine Doctor.

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December 28, 2021

5.0

I’ve been seeing her for over 30 years she’s always taken the time to make sure she does a thorough job and is efficient and effective and professional

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December 27, 2021

5.0

Easy to talk to and communicates very well the issues

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December 27, 2021

5.0

Best Doctor in the world

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December 23, 2021

5.0

Dr. Van Roekel provides excellent and thorough care!

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December 23, 2021

5.0

Dr. Van Roekel keeps aware of my specific and historic health issues. She answers question clearly and makes suggestions for treatment. Her consultations are always satisfactorily give and take.

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December 21, 2021

5.0

Very smart and experienced. Plus Dr. VanRorkel listens with complete attention and interest

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December 21, 2021

5.0

She is very thorough and took the time to answer and explain any questions I had.

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December 12, 2021

5.0

Dr. VanRoekel was very kind and helpful explaining everything I needed to know. I felt she was very thorough and detailed.

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December 11, 2021

5.0

She is very thorough.

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December 10, 2021

5.0

Best doctor I have ever worked with!!!

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December 08, 2021

5.0

Spends time asking questions.

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December 08, 2021

5.0

Her effectiveness

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December 06, 2021

5.0

Doctor Van Roekel is an excellent doctor. She is very thorough and will explain all treatments that she recommends. She shows genuine interest in me as her patient. She is very kind and personable,

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December 03, 2021

5.0

Vivian Van Roekel is very thorough and does a great job making sure my health needs are met. I like her perspective and advice.

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December 02, 2021

5.0

attentiveness from doctor

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November 30, 2021

5.0

She takes the time to address my concerns while looking at my history.

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November 29, 2021

5.0

She is excellent

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November 29, 2021

5.0

Excellent care

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November 29, 2021

5.0

Personal and professional. Very thorough

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November 29, 2021

5.0

Excellent doctor. Answers all my questions and spends time with me.

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November 27, 2021

5.0

She’s brilliant!

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November 26, 2021

5.0

She shows a personal interest in my well being

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November 24, 2021

4.0

The doctor was rather unfriendly and at times her advice was confusing

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November 23, 2021

5.0

Dr Van Roekel is very knowledgeable and thinks through her reasoning. She is caring, communicates well, stays on task and gives good advice. I have asked my immediate family members to see her because I trust their lives to her care!!!

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November 23, 2021

5.0

I always feel like I am her top priority whenever I have a medical issue.

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Disclosures

Vivian S. Van Roekel, MD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

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