Harold J. Boutte Jr, MD

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Primary Specialty

Gastroenterology

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, Duke University School of Medicine - 2012
Residency:
Duke University Hospital - 2015
Fellowships:
Washington University/B-JH/SLCH Consortium - 2018

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology (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

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5.0
5.0 

459 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

92 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

92 Reviews

August 25, 2023

5.0

His professionalism, knowledge expertise and ability to dissipate anxiety was outstanding.

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August 18, 2023

5.0

Great guy

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August 16, 2023

5.0

Excellent

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August 15, 2023

5.0

His kindness and the care he has for his patients is unmatched. He spends quality time with his patients answering all of their questions and covering each of their concerns.

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August 11, 2023

5.0

DR. BOUTTE-" HE CARES!"

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August 10, 2023

5.0

Dr. Boutte takes time to listen, answer all questions, and explain and discuss issues clearly. He is caring and professional.

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August 09, 2023

5.0

Very friendly and listening to you

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August 02, 2023

5.0

He take the time to list and talk with not at you

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July 28, 2023

5.0

Very good Dr. Boutte thanks to Him I'm very happy He taking care of me

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July 22, 2023

5.0

Always friendly, professional, and extremely knowledgeable. Listens and responds to concerns. Involves me in all care and treatment decisions. Takes the time to discuss, explain and respond fully to any questions.

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July 21, 2023

5.0

Very informative knows what he’s talking about

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July 19, 2023

5.0

He is so easy to talk to

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July 12, 2023

5.0

because he is the best doctor

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July 10, 2023

5.0

Doctor Boutte knows the intricacies of my medical history and he works with me to shape my healthy present and future. I had such a great experience with my doctor understanding all my symptoms and conditions that I have struggled over the course of my lifetime. He puts efforts to give a personalized evaluation. I am grateful that doctor Boutte and Nurse Emma can help me .

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July 07, 2023

5.0

Dr. Boutte is very informative about Crohn’s disease. He answers all of my questions and give me suggestions on my treatments. I feel comfortable asking him any concerns about my medical treatment.

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July 07, 2023

5.0

Very knowledgeable and understanding. He’s patient and answers all questions

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July 07, 2023

5.0

Doctor is very knowledgeable about my condition and takes time out to discuss all details. He helps me navigate with complicated internal and external systems like my insurance company and the pharmacy where I get my medication.

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July 07, 2023

5.0

Dr Boutte is a fantastic doctor. Man is knowledgeable and takes time break down complex GI topics to uninformed folks like myself. True standard of bedside manner.

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June 28, 2023

5.0

He listen made me feel at ease

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June 23, 2023

5.0

Dr. Boutte is kind, knowledgeable, friendly, and happy to answer questions. I always leave his office feeling in good care.

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June 21, 2023

5.0

He is excellent about checking in With my entire team to be sure things are being done properly and I’m getting the best possible care

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June 16, 2023

5.0

Dr. Boutte Jr. always explains everything in a very accessible way. I feel confident that we are doing everything that can be done for my treatment and I appreciate his care for me as a person outside of my GI issues.

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June 16, 2023

5.0

Highly qualified and excellent service

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June 14, 2023

5.0

MY DOCTOR IS ALWAYS VERY CARING AND PATIENT WITH ME

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June 07, 2023

5.0

His kindness, efficiency, and patience are unmatched!

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June 06, 2023

5.0

Dr. Boutte is knowledgeable, friendly, and personable.

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June 05, 2023

5.0

Dr. Boutte is a fantastic doctor and an outstanding human being. He understands the human condition and provides advice and counsel that reflects a deep concern for the well being of his patients.

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June 02, 2023

5.0

Very helpful

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June 02, 2023

5.0

Super smart; caring; explains things in clear and simple terms; knows all cutting edge, treatments and therapies; appears to be as superlative a researcher as he is a clinician.

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May 31, 2023

5.0

He is a professional at what he does, very concerned about his patients.

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May 24, 2023

5.0

Dr Boutte is the best!!

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May 12, 2023

5.0

Dr. Boutte provided such great care for my colonoscopy--he was thorough, kind, patient, caring. He explained everything to me before and after the procedure and made me feel I was in excellent care in his hands. Wish all docs had his bedside manner. Highly highly recommend.

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May 11, 2023

5.0

Dr. Boutte cares about me as a whole person. It makes having a chronic illness feel much more manageable knowing I can bring my full self to the treatment table.

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April 30, 2023

5.0

Doctor Boutte has an amazing personality. He is thorough and extremely knowledgeable about Crohn’s Disease. He is very patient and has no problem answering your questions or concerns. He has made an illness that can be very trying feel as though there are many rays of hope.

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April 26, 2023

5.0

he cares

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April 21, 2023

5.0

Explains everything great detail Give me options and hope

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April 20, 2023

5.0

He take his time to understand people's symptoms.

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April 14, 2023

5.0

Very knowledgeable and eases patient concern.

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April 07, 2023

5.0

Dr. Boutte is attentive and empathetic. Definitely a plus for trust.

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April 04, 2023

5.0

Very good at communicating changes in my results and reasons for treatment.

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March 31, 2023

5.0

The best at what he does. Really knows his stuff.

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March 17, 2023

5.0

He is a great physician. He listens to all concerns and addresses them thoroughly. Quick to answer messages as well.

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March 09, 2023

5.0

Could not be happier with my patient care

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March 03, 2023

5.0

Dr. Boutte is the best. Very kind, a good listener, and great at validating how I’m feeling.

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March 03, 2023

5.0

Good bedside manner / very knowledgeable

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March 03, 2023

5.0

I have never met a doctor that is as open and honest and willing to spend the time to explain, in great detail, your diagnosis and the procedures to take care of you. Dr. Boutte is a master at treating his patients and I am fortunate he is part of my team of good doctors at Northwestern.

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February 22, 2023

5.0

The doctor always responds promptly, whether by phone or email. fantastic follow-up resolving issues with the insurance provider. if the medication I'm taking now doesn't seem to be working, looks at other options. The doctor is compassionate.

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February 17, 2023

5.0

because it is the best

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February 11, 2023

5.0

Dr. Boutte is the best! He makes you feel comfortable talking about anything. He spends time and listens, always answers questions and never rushes.

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February 09, 2023

5.0

He is the best!!! Plain and simple! He cares and wants his patients to be feeling well.

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February 08, 2023

5.0

All around great experience

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February 02, 2023

5.0

Excellent physician care plan , explained everything in which u have an overall better understanding of health issues w the illness . The health care is just excellent at Northwestern and we r very pleased w the services .

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January 13, 2023

5.0

He cares about how I feel and wa ya to help. Very knowledgeable

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January 13, 2023

5.0

He is one of the best Very smart and intelligence and caring Doctor

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January 11, 2023

5.0

My doctor, Boutte, is amazing. He takes the time to explain everything, asks you about your questions, and has a genuine friendliness that makes the whole experience great.

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January 06, 2023

5.0

Easy to talk to Thorough Kind

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December 28, 2022

5.0

I thought Dr Boutte is knowable about my case

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December 28, 2022

5.0

I had visited him before and I was treated well with my visit.

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December 28, 2022

5.0

Dr B is very informative and well versed on my case. He’s extremely friendly and will spend plenty of time with you and your questions. His staff is very professional and friendly also.

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December 16, 2022

5.0

Doctor provide the right care with kindness and help

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November 30, 2022

5.0

He really cares and shows that he cares

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November 30, 2022

5.0

There is never a feeling of being rushed. Dr Boutte provides calm and clear direction.

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November 28, 2022

5.0

Very attentive and desires to help better his patients health.

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November 23, 2022

5.0

Good Dr

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November 19, 2022

5.0

He was very kind and caring. He explained everything to me perfectly.

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November 19, 2022

5.0

Dr. Boutte is a great doctor. I was extremely sick before going to see him. Because of his diagnosis and treatment plan I feel better than I have in many years.

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November 15, 2022

5.0

I been a lot better with the medication

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November 09, 2022

5.0

Dr. Boutte is a very caring Doctor. He explains what’s going on with you, and he takes the time to make sure you understand your condition and treatment!

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November 03, 2022

5.0

The doctor is very organized, professional, and personable.

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November 02, 2022

5.0

He listens and continues to find solutions to my problems

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October 27, 2022

5.0

Very personable and professional

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October 27, 2022

5.0

He is a top notch doctor, he goes above and beyond to explain things to his patients! He is a wonderful doctor and a wonderful person!!

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October 26, 2022

5.0

He’s very polite and has great bedside manner. He genuinely cares, and takes time to answer all your questions!

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October 24, 2022

5.0

Excellent doctor

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October 24, 2022

5.0

He is knowledgeable and I feel I can trust his recommendations regarding my treatment.

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October 24, 2022

5.0

Dr Boutte is very attentive and concerned for my health and is interested in helping me manage my illness.

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October 21, 2022

5.0

Dr. Boutte is very thorough and concerned about patients. Professional and personal whereas patient feels comfortable understanding of terms, options available, and willing to refer others. He is passionate about his profession. Awesome job and consistent!

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October 18, 2022

5.0

Dr Boutte He is one of the Best GI I have ever Had

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October 17, 2022

5.0

Harold Boutte gave exceptional care, took the time to research my chart to the extent that he knew my history by memory. He was considerate of my time, answered my questions with great care and empathy, and made the effort to try and connect on a personal level. Best provider experience I’ve ever had, hands down!

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October 13, 2022

5.0

Dr, Boutte is a wonderful doctor.

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October 06, 2022

5.0

Very thorough and informative-came prepared with my medical history

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October 06, 2022

5.0

Very informative and took his time with us

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October 03, 2022

5.0

He’s amazing!!! Very knowledgeable. Compassionate. Bedside manner. He truly is invested and cares for his patients as though they were family.

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September 30, 2022

5.0

Dr. Boutte exuded proffesionlism and the kind of assurances and information a patient needs to know. His manner and enthusiasm for his profession was pleasant and appreciated! He's good.

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September 30, 2022

5.0

He has a wonderful bedside manner. He is attentive, kind, knowledgeable and shares information with you in a way that is easy to understand. You can tell he enjoys his job and team. Thank you!

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September 29, 2022

5.0

He listens to your concerns and complaints and don’t blow you off

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September 28, 2022

5.0

Dr. Boutte is both personable and professional, and is more than willing to explain different concepts in easy to understand language

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September 28, 2022

5.0

He is very informative about my treatments and where we are going with my care. He is very personable and friendly.

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September 22, 2022

5.0

Absolutely loved Dr. Boutte ! I came for a second opinion on my Crohn’s diagnosis and treatment plan and he was more than prepared and gave me wonderful information. I definitely decided to go forth with him as my doctor.

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September 21, 2022

5.0

Very thorough, caring, accommodating, & professional. Great bedside manner.

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September 11, 2022

5.0

all the right reasons

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September 08, 2022

5.0

Kind, helpful, knowledgeable, thorough, great sense of humor about potentially very awkward subject matter.

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