William J. Catalona, MD

William J. Catalona, MD

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Primary Specialty

Urology

Secondary Specialty

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, Yale University School of Medicine - 1968
Residency:
University of California (San Francisco) - 1970
Johns Hopkins University - 1976

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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Urology - Urology (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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5.0
5.0 

786 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

August 23, 2021

5.0

This could have been a "10" score but it's hard to award that high a score based on a single visit.

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August 22, 2021

5.0

excellent doctor

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August 22, 2021

5.0

Dr. Catalona saved my life.

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August 21, 2021

5.0

Dr. Catalona is the best -- knowledgeable, patient and focused.

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August 20, 2021

5.0

Dr. Catalona is excellent! I have great faith and trust in him.

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August 20, 2021

5.0

The best in class

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August 20, 2021

5.0

Excellent for 16 years. Alive today because of Dr Catalona

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August 18, 2021

5.0

Dr Catalona has been around for some time and is knowledgeable, professional and caring .

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August 14, 2021

5.0

He saved my life!

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August 13, 2021

5.0

He's the best

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August 13, 2021

5.0

Clear concise explanations. Suggested medication changes to my benefit. Puts me at ease.

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August 13, 2021

5.0

In my opinion he is one if not the best doctor in his field. He explained the issues and outlines the treatment options you have.

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August 06, 2021

5.0

Dr. Catalona was very knowledgeable, spent approximately 35 minutes with me reviewing my entire case file.

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August 06, 2021

5.0

Knowledge and experience

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August 04, 2021

5.0

his knowledge

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August 03, 2021

5.0

Dr Catalona exudes knowledge and professionalism.

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August 03, 2021

5.0

Dr. Catalona has provided very good service to me over the years as well as performing surgery on me and removing the cancer that I had.

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August 03, 2021

5.0

A phenomenal Dr: caring, compassionate and knowledgeable.

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August 02, 2021

5.0

I didn't feel like a number, he was truly invested in my treatment and the proper care I receive and was extremely knowledgeable in my diagnosis.

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July 31, 2021

5.0

His knowledge.

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July 27, 2021

5.0

extremely knowledgeable and caring

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July 23, 2021

5.0

Competent

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July 23, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable in his field and very thorough and very compassionate

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July 23, 2021

5.0

He really cares about helping people to get back in good health and to live a long happy life

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July 23, 2021

5.0

He is clear speaking and a global leader in his field.

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July 23, 2021

5.0

Best Urologist I ever had

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July 21, 2021

5.0

Dr. Catalona has the experience to handle any problems that may arise.

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July 20, 2021

5.0

Highly experienced, best in his practice

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July 17, 2021

5.0

Dr. Catalona is the best!! My surgery performed by Dr. Catalona was text book. He explained every detail of my surgery and follow up recovery. He also has me doing procedures for a speedy recovery and getting me back to be a normal male. Thank you very much!!

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July 16, 2021

5.0

He explains everything extremely well and made me feel comfortable

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July 16, 2021

5.0

As ossified above Dr.Catalona is the best in so many ways, dedicated to the cause, highly experienced not enough words to express my high regards of him

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July 14, 2021

5.0

Dr. Catolona is top notch in his field and I always feel like he really cares about me and not just a patient.

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July 13, 2021

5.0

I am very satisfied with the care provided

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July 12, 2021

5.0

Subject matter expert who was able to explain concepts clearly.

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July 11, 2021

5.0

Dr Catalina is very thorought,gentle and he is a leading doctor in his field and a top researcher

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July 10, 2021

5.0

He is the best.

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July 09, 2021

5.0

The best is f the best

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July 09, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable and yet very patient with explaining

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July 09, 2021

5.0

Best care

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July 09, 2021

5.0

He is a brilliant physician, a superb surgeon, and interacts with his patients in an unhurried and respectful manner.

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July 07, 2021

5.0

Patient, professional, knowledgeable!

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June 26, 2021

5.0

Feel very comfortable, very taken care of and confident in guidance

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June 25, 2021

5.0

Wonderful doctor with great experience , good listener and take his time to answer all my questions clearly

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June 17, 2021

5.0

He is tops.

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June 12, 2021

5.0

He is very thorough and thoughtful.

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June 12, 2021

5.0

Dr Catalona explains your condition and how to treat your condition

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June 11, 2021

5.0

He is very caring and is a pioneer and expert in his field. He is not just a doctor. He is interested in promoting research and advancement in the science of urology.

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June 08, 2021

5.0

He clearly knows a lot about the prostate.

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June 06, 2021

5.0

Dr. Cantalona possesses the skills to tackle some of the most difficult Urological issues

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June 04, 2021

5.0

Right to the point and easy to understand.

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June 04, 2021

5.0

Dr Catalona is the most humble and caring professional I've had known for the last 20 years. God bless him.

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June 02, 2021

5.0

Dr. Catalona is extremely thorough and informative-I feel like I am very well cared for.

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May 25, 2021

5.0

I actually referred a friend of mine to Dr.Catalona last week told him if he was interested in a second opinion about his prostate cancer Dr. Catalona was the person he needed to see.

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May 21, 2021

5.0

Professional, compassionate and experienced surgeon

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May 21, 2021

5.0

Very patient & detail oriented Excellent Communication Expects staff to maintain high level of care

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May 21, 2021

5.0

Very outstanding Doctor and caring regarding the patient well-being.

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May 18, 2021

5.0

Dr Catalona is extremely experienced and knowledgeable, a leader in his field. Add to that his compassionate clinical style and , in my mind, you have the perfect doctor to treat my cancer.

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May 15, 2021

5.0

He is the one of the premier urologist in the nation

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May 15, 2021

5.0

Great listener, explained all my options.

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May 14, 2021

5.0

Better physician than Hippocrates, the father of medicine.

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May 14, 2021

5.0

The best in business; literally wrote the book on Prostate cancer treatment and research.

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May 14, 2021

5.0

Always asking many questions. Spend always enough time with patience.

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May 11, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgable and professional. Great time and general bedside manner.

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May 11, 2021

5.0

Well trained, experienced, and caring professional physician.

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May 09, 2021

5.0

Experienced and professional

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May 08, 2021

5.0

He is always right on and very very knowledgeable. He isn't an alarmist as well. As a surgeon myself almost his age I can tell his love for the practice of medicine and to want to help.

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May 07, 2021

5.0

His education and knowledge are superb

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May 07, 2021

5.0

Great!

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May 07, 2021

5.0

Dr, Catalona is the best in his field. He explained everything to me and made sure I understood everything he told me.

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May 07, 2021

5.0

His experience speaks for itself. My surgery 3.5 years ago went very well.

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May 07, 2021

5.0

Dr Catalona also tries to make sure you understand his assessment of your situation and help you to focus on your situation but remains honest with you. I appreciate that.

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May 07, 2021

5.0

The best in urology care! Dr Catalona is both a leader in research and caring physician!

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May 03, 2021

5.0

Also the best.

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April 28, 2021

5.0

I have been a patient of Dr. Catalona's since 2018 and, because of my positive experiences with him, I have recommended him to friends. He is the best.

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April 27, 2021

5.0

Very thorough and explains everything

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April 27, 2021

5.0

I feel that there is no one more knowledgeable them him when it comes to prostate care. His team was trustworthy and treated me as if I was a family member.

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April 27, 2021

5.0

He had a very positive approach in my exam and was willing to see me even though I haven't been a patient of his for 8 years.

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April 25, 2021

5.0

Dr. Catalona and Jennifer are the best of the best.

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April 24, 2021

5.0

He takes the time to answer any questions you may have.

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April 23, 2021

5.0

Medical skills and warm personality

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April 23, 2021

5.0

I will recommend Dr Catalona to family and friends because I trust his judgment, dedication to duty and delivery of the desired result.

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April 23, 2021

5.0

Professionalism, skill, organization

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April 20, 2021

5.0

Extremely pleased with Dr Catalona's expertise, experience and knowledge. He is a brilliant physician and teacher. He explains everything in detail and in terms easy to comprehend concerning my treatment plan and prognosis.

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April 20, 2021

5.0

I think he is awesome and I have already recommended 5 patients to him and will recommend more in the future

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April 20, 2021

5.0

Just a outstanding Dr. And he put my life back to normal. Amen. I would recommend him to anyone anywhere anytime. Thank you again Dr Catalona.

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April 17, 2021

5.0

Extremely knowledgeable

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April 17, 2021

5.0

Knowledgable, thorough, personable, concerned, clearly communicates present & future treatment plan

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April 16, 2021

5.0

World expert in prostate cancer

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April 16, 2021

5.0

Very thorough

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April 16, 2021

5.0

He is a well known surgeon & urologist as is proof i am well today.

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April 16, 2021

5.0

Top quality.

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April 16, 2021

5.0

Took me under his guidance and did what he told me what he would do to ensure my cancer removal

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April 06, 2021

5.0

He is the best

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April 04, 2021

5.0

Doctor Catalano takes the time to check things and tells me about my health problems and I have great respect of his opinions i trust him i very happy to have him as my doctor and a friend.god blessed him and his family.

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April 02, 2021

5.0

He explained every step of the process

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March 31, 2021

5.0

Dr. Catalona clearly explained what my options are. He presented the information in an understanding manner.

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March 31, 2021

5.0

His kind,caring manner along with his great expertise at treating urological problems

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March 30, 2021

5.0

The most through doctor I ever had

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March 30, 2021

5.0

Dr. Catalona has always been willing to explain the procedures and next steps to my care. I feel very comfortable with Dr.Catalano.

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March 30, 2021

5.0

The best of the best. World renowned with...good advice & still very humble. A good human being!

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