William J. Catalona, MD

William J. Catalona, MD

4.9 
484 ratings  Read Reviews
Northwestern Medical Group

Primary Specialty

Urology

Secondary Specialty

  • Urologic Oncology

Insurance

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Accepting New Patients

Practice Focus Areas

Education

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

Board Certifications

  • American Board of 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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Overall rating

4.9
4.9 
484 Ratings
  • Friendly & Courteous
    5.0
  • Will Recommend to Others
    5.0
  • Clear Explanations
    5.0
  • Shows Concern
    4.9
  • Includes You In Decisions
    5.0
  • Explains Medications
    4.9
  • Follow-Up Instructions
    4.9
  • Easy to Understand
    5.0
  • Time Spent With Patient
    4.9
  • Confidence in Doctor
    5.0

Reviews from Patients

122 Reviews
October 27, 2019

dr Catalona is the best doctor I ever had, and I have had many! all my doctors at NW are great!

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October 24, 2019

I have been coming to this facility for 12 years now and seen by Dr, Catalona and his staff ever since my surgery performed at this hospital. Dr. Catalona and his staff have always been both professional and carrying.

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October 21, 2019

good

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October 21, 2019

Dr.Catalona is the best care provider I have dealt with -- ever!

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October 15, 2019

dr Catalona.....the best of the best!!

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October 15, 2019

Dr Catalona and his staff were outstanding in every way

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October 13, 2019

I have recommended him to many others!

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October 11, 2019

Very appreciative of the team and in particular Dr. Catalona. I feel fortunate and blessed to have had the opportunity to have him as my urologist.

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October 06, 2019

Dr. Catalona is very thorough with his care and his explanations. He is a blessing to the urology department.

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October 01, 2019

Dr Catalona saved my life with my surgery..I am 10 years cancer free.....

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September 30, 2019

I am always satisfied with seeing Dr. Catolina

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September 29, 2019

Dr. William Catalona is the best. One of a kind. The best and greatest of doctors

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September 28, 2019

Dr. Catalona and his entire team are real pros.

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September 17, 2019

as always Dr Catalona was very thorough

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September 09, 2019

Dr. Catalona is extremely attentive and caring in ensuring I have any questions thoroughly addressed.

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August 24, 2019

Dr. Catalona was very pleasant, concerned and helpful. He took the time to recommend to me a dr. in AZ where I will be for the next few months. As usual, his demeanor was/is exceptional - I'd almost make an appointment just to talk with him.

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August 16, 2019

We travel from Colorado to see Dr. Catalona. We have no problem continuing to do so, We are pleased that he is pleased with my progress!

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July 30, 2019

love my care provider

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July 29, 2019

Very good.

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July 28, 2019

Dr. Catalona is an excellent provider and renown in his field. Despite his high position, he still provided me with excellent and thorough service.

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July 25, 2019

I have recommended Dr. Catalona to people.

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July 17, 2019

Excellent.

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July 16, 2019

I have the highest degree of respect for *Dr. Catalona. I have recommended him to a number of others.

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July 15, 2019

Dr Catalona is the best, an 11 on a scale from 1 to 10.

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July 11, 2019

'Twas very good experience friendly and courteous.

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July 01, 2019

DR, Catalona is a most exceptional doctor and person.

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June 30, 2019

I've always had an outstanding experience with Dr. Catalona. Truly interested in the patient and spends the necessary time to clearly explain things.

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June 10, 2019

Dr Catalona is a top notch professional and is delightful.

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June 09, 2019

Dr. Catalona spent a lot of time with me and provided thorough and precise explanations. He is very courteous and pleasant.

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June 08, 2019

One of the best medical experiences that I've ever had from start to finish

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June 06, 2019

Dr Catalona and staff are outstanding

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June 06, 2019

very thorough

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May 28, 2019

Great!!

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May 28, 2019

Dr. Catalona and his staff are the best

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May 27, 2019

DR. CATALONA IS THE MOST CARING AND COMPASSIONATE DOCTOR I HAVE EVER KNOWN. Thank you DR. Catalona for saving my life.

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May 24, 2019

Great experience with ample time for my case.

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May 19, 2019

I have been a patient of Dr. Catalona's since 2011 and, because of my positive experiences with him, I have recommended him highly to friends.

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May 18, 2019

he had great compassion

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May 13, 2019

My experiences with Dr Catalona have always been positive

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April 29, 2019

the best!

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April 19, 2019

always answers clearly any questions I may have

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April 15, 2019

The BEST !

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April 15, 2019

I never feel rushed. Dr. Catalona is thoughtful and considers all the points. My case was complicated as certain indicators looked good and others looked like I would have poor results. I did not get this level of expertise in my home town, and I travel over 2 hours to seek him out.

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April 08, 2019

Dr. Catalona is outstanding.

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April 02, 2019

ranking does not go high enough for this prationeer

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April 01, 2019

I am very happy with my care and my doctor.

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March 23, 2019

I am lucky to have Dr Catalona treat me.

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March 22, 2019

Dr Catalona is a fine physician. Spent 2.5 hours with us, which was great!

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March 18, 2019

Dr. Catalona sets the gold standard of professional medical care. I may not be alive today if it wasn't for his highly competent care.

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March 11, 2019

very friendly and knowledgeable but sometimes felt rushed .

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March 05, 2019

excellent

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February 25, 2019

great doctor

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February 25, 2019

Friends who have been referred to the same doctor and procedure all have had good experience and outcome with both doctor and hospital.

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February 19, 2019

Dr. Catalona dedicated to his patients. No question too small for him. Explains patiently and listens carefully regarding any concerns beyond the immediate exam. i am very grateful to him.

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February 18, 2019

I am very pleased with the care from Dr Catalona.

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February 11, 2019

Dr. Catalonia is a father figure.

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February 05, 2019

Dr. Catalona is the Best!

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February 05, 2019

Dr. Catalona and his team are the very best

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February 04, 2019

ONLY A POST SURGERY ANNUAL FOLLOW UP VISIT BUT A GREAT CLINICAL EXPERIENCE.

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February 04, 2019

I am always amazed that Dr. Catalona responds directly to questions that I submit in MyChart. I had completed a pre-appointment survey and had expressed some concerns about anxiety and depression and he called to talk to me before my scheduled appointment.

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February 02, 2019

Dr Catalona is the Best

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January 28, 2019

My provider take the time to listen to the information I'm sharing about what I'm experiencing. He make sure all my questions are answered before leaving the room.

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January 27, 2019

Dr Catalona is a God-send. Explains everything in detail. Reassuring. Wise. Can't tell you how happy I am to have him looking after my condition.

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January 21, 2019

Jasmin and Dr. Catalona are awesome !

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January 21, 2019

I have recommended Dr. Catalona to any and every person who would listen to me about the care and concern of Dr Catalona and his staff.

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January 19, 2019

I have been coming to Dr. Catalona for 9 years, he is very good.

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January 14, 2019

Catalona is EXCELLENT

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January 07, 2019

In my opinion, no other Doctor is more compassionate or capable than Dr. Catalona. I have highly recommended him to a number of my friends and acquaintances. As well as, Northwestern Medicine. I feel confident and comfortable in their care.

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January 04, 2019

Outstanding consultation visit. Dr. Catalona explained everything including options thoroughly. I was extremely pleased.

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December 24, 2018

Dr Catalona is a warm, patient centered professional.

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December 17, 2018

Doctor Catalona explained examination steps prior to the exam. He was patient with me. He was very thorough in reviewing prior history and test results. He was thorough and easy to understand in explaining my options for treatment. He offered multiple recommendations regarding follow-up care. I was very pleased with Dr. Calalona.

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December 03, 2018

Dr Catalona was superb

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December 02, 2018

Dr. Catalona was very informative and we felt completely informed when we left.

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November 17, 2018

Dr Catalona spent almost 2 hours with my wife and I. Outstanding

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November 13, 2018

very good.

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November 13, 2018

I have rec doctor to many

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November 10, 2018

confidence in care is higher than 5

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November 08, 2018

I am very happy to have a top expert assess my health condition.

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October 24, 2018

Dr. Catalona is amazing. He is an expert that took all the time I wanted to answer my questions. He is thoughtful (i.e., walks me out every time I visit) and had great inter-personal skills in addition to his exceptional medical skills. I am so pleased I chose him as my surgeon and made the trip from out of state.

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October 16, 2018

Dr. Catalona is the best and so are his staff

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