Dean P. Shoener, MD

Dean P. Shoener, MD

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Primary Specialty

General Surgery

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Practice Focus Areas

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Hernia Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery

Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine - 1994
Residency:
Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners/Michigan State University - 1999

Languages Spoken

  • German

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery - Surgery (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Health System Clinician, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

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

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

5.0
5.0 

114 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

97 Reviews

November 13, 2020

5.0

From first contact, the staff was friendly and helpful. Maggie was so thorough and was a great listener. Dr. Shoener was so well prepared and had made himself familiar with my case before I arrived and was so kind and knowledgeable and interested...I felt well cared for and heard.

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November 11, 2020

5.0

He cares for you as a person!He gives you the time needed to make sure you understand. He is straight forward in his diagnosis- for good or bad. Lays out all options.Did I say he cares for you as a person? Ok just making sure.

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November 11, 2020

5.0

Dr Dean Shoener!

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November 10, 2020

5.0

Same as above

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November 10, 2020

5.0

Very professional. Answered all questions thoroughly

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November 05, 2020

5.0

Dr Shoener is friendly enough to put you at ease and professional by explaining everything and answering any questions.

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November 05, 2020

5.0

It was so easy. Dr Shoener and Maggie Riemenschneider work so well together as a team. I was told exactly what was going to happen at each step of the procedure.

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November 03, 2020

5.0

The doctors reputation among patients and peers

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November 03, 2020

5.0

Very friendly and professional

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November 02, 2020

5.0

He talked to me about the surgery and the steps involved.

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November 02, 2020

5.0

I was kept informed of the details and everyone was professional.

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October 27, 2020

5.0

He was friendly and professional. Answered all my questions. We made a plan together and he explained what would be happening in detail.

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October 27, 2020

5.0

I was impressed with everyone from the front desk to Dr Shoener and his PA Maggie. I was explained everything that would be happening in detail.

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October 25, 2020

5.0

Dr Shoener is a down to earth and caring surgeon !!

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October 25, 2020

5.0

Bedside manner of surgeon / the entire surgery staff

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October 24, 2020

5.0

Dr. Shoener takes a very comprehensive approach with excellent communication.

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October 24, 2020

5.0

Very competent and efficient.

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October 21, 2020

5.0

Great service, I didn't wait to be seen. The drs answered all my questions and was very informative

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October 20, 2020

5.0

Explains everything well

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October 14, 2020

5.0

Quite informativeExplained everything wellMade me feel comfortable

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October 14, 2020

5.0

Great experience- kind, understanding, and nice to me

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October 12, 2020

5.0

very caring

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October 12, 2020

5.0

Very caring and assuring during then procedure

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October 06, 2020

5.0

explained in detail what my issues were, how he assessed them, and his options to repair them. His staff could not have been more courteous or helpful. Upon leaving I was very impressed with my appointment with Dr. Shoener and his entire staff.

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October 06, 2020

5.0

Easy check in, attention to answering questions, explaining steps involved with procedure,

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October 05, 2020

5.0

Very efficient, friendly, and professional. Made me feel very comfortable, and confident that i would be in good hands!

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October 01, 2020

5.0

Very friendly and took time to explain everything to me

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October 01, 2020

5.0

Everyone was very friendly.

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October 01, 2020

5.0

Very thorough in his explanations.Took great care to make sure I understood what was happening and that I was comfortable.Very good communicator!

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October 01, 2020

5.0

Everything was explained to me thoroughly.

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October 01, 2020

5.0

Everyone was so nice welcomed me and the dr and his assistant kept me calm walked me through everything with no surprises made sure I was comfortable I so appreciate the dr and his assistant thanks so much for the beautiful and kind warm welcome

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September 29, 2020

5.0

Dr Shoener was easy to talk to, great personality and made me feel comfortable talking to him

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September 29, 2020

5.0

Excellent staff and doctors. Everyone listened, explained options and didn't make me feel rushed

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September 29, 2020

5.0

Fabulous doctor and care team

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September 29, 2020

5.0

Great care and concern shown by all

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September 24, 2020

5.0

Liked Dr. Shoener. Explained every detail of my surgery.

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September 24, 2020

5.0

Liked all the people I had contact with.

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September 24, 2020

5.0

Thorough. He also took care to make me feel as comfortable as possible during the examination.

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September 24, 2020

5.0

Dr. Shoener is very thorough. He found some issues and is taking the necessary steps to make sure that there are not any further problems prior to surgery.

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September 24, 2020

5.0

Takes time to answer all inquires, treats patients as a person not a procedure. Attempts to make patient feel at ease with the situation.

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September 24, 2020

5.0

Thorough description of procedure by dr shoener taking time to answer questions.Scheduling surgery, labs etc was streamlined by the office personnel. All staff helpful

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September 24, 2020

5.0

Attention to detail and care to explain procedures thoroughly. Friendly and caring manner.

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September 24, 2020

5.0

Professional, friendly, attentive service with care taken to explain procedures before moving forward.

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September 23, 2020

5.0

He was were nice and friendly and made me feel that I'm in good hands

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September 23, 2020

5.0

They were very friendly and explained everything

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September 23, 2020

5.0

Everyone was efficient, knowledgable, conscientious and respectful.

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September 22, 2020

5.0

He is kind, takes time to fully explain procedures and answer questions

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September 22, 2020

5.0

I was treated very well and I appreciate it

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September 18, 2020

5.0

Dr. Schoener is just awesome. He was great right before my port went in calmed me yet was encouraging funny. I had the same experience on the 17 when he removed my port. He's just great and do was his team from receptionist to assistants.

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September 17, 2020

4.0

Very complete & very good interpersonal skills

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September 17, 2020

4.0

Answered all my questions & explained all my options

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September 16, 2020

5.0

Was highly recommended by my PCP and also performed surgery on family member

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September 16, 2020

5.0

Good reputation

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September 16, 2020

5.0

Explain things thoroughly

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September 15, 2020

5.0

Pleasant. No nonsense. Made sure I understood the options.

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September 15, 2020

5.0

Simple. Friendly. Low wait.

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September 14, 2020

5.0

Completely painless. Great local.

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September 13, 2020

5.0

Dr Shoener and Maggie are a great team. They are thorough, caring and understanding.

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September 13, 2020

5.0

Experience surgeon with great communication skills.

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September 10, 2020

5.0

Explained everything as it was happening and very nice

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September 10, 2020

5.0

Very comforting and made me feel at ease

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September 08, 2020

5.0

Kind, caring, efficient, comforting, and explained everything So I could understand.

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September 08, 2020

5.0

Friendly staff. On time appt.

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September 02, 2020

4.0

Personable, knowledgeable, and skillful... see above answer.

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September 02, 2020

4.0

I had a good experience. I feel that I am unlikely to recommend surgical services at all.. to anyone.. but my experience was good enough to recommend were I to make one.

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September 02, 2020

5.0

He has a great way of making the patient feel secure about the surgery

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September 02, 2020

5.0

Very good information concerning my future surgery

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September 02, 2020

5.0

Friendly. He listens. Explains procedure. Proactive.

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September 01, 2020

5.0

He was able to squeeze me in the schedule to put my mind at ease after my surgery when I had a concern. He is also very pleasant and kind during my appts

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September 01, 2020

5.0

Everyone in the office are very nice

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August 30, 2020

5.0

Dr. Shoener is very personable and an excellent surgeon.

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August 30, 2020

5.0

Took time, respectful, knowledgeable

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August 26, 2020

5.0

Dr. Shoener was outstanding. He explained everything thoroughly and put my mind at ease about the surgery.

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August 16, 2020

5.0

Listens and explains well

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August 06, 2020

5.0

Doctor Shoener was very very understanding and was beyond nice and compassionate. I would want him to do all my surgeries if possible.

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July 31, 2020

5.0

Excellent physician, good bedside manners, very down-to-earth and personable.

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July 30, 2020

5.0

My first experience with Dr. Shoener and the staff was excellent.

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July 27, 2020

5.0

Dr. Shoener is amazing!! Nothing more I can say.

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July 23, 2020

5.0

Excellent doctor, great bedside manner, he's thorough and explains everything in detail.

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July 21, 2020

5.0

Great bedside manners also took his time in explaining in detail the procedure.

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July 21, 2020

5.0

Doctor Shoener is very personable, explains treatments and results with exceptional professionalism and makes me feel comfortable in explaining those results and options. I have great trust in his judgement. He treats me like i'm part of his family and also has a good sense of humor to make me feel at ease.

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July 15, 2020

5.0

Very approachable/excellent service.

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July 15, 2020

5.0

Very friendly and explained everything clearly.

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July 10, 2020

5.0

Dr. Dean is attentive and takes time to answer all questions. He's a terrific doctor.

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July 09, 2020

5.0

Great care and explanations of the procedure.

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July 07, 2020

5.0

Excellent experience, remarkably painless, clean, and quick! Dr Shoener and his team were amazing.

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July 06, 2020

5.0

Dr. Shoener is wonderful!

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July 05, 2020

5.0

Great bedside manner.

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July 02, 2020

5.0

Extremely personable and friendly. He puts you at ease!

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July 02, 2020

5.0

He is very knowledgeable and I feel very comfortable talking to him.

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July 01, 2020

5.0

Dr Shoener was very helpful, easy to talk to, and was able to explain my surgery so that I was able to understand what exactly was going to happen. He put my mind at ease.

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June 22, 2020

5.0

Dr. Schoener is a great communicator and engages patients in discussions and give options for medical decision making.

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June 19, 2020

5.0

Dr Shoener is great! He is so nice and very detailed when explaining.... he also draws a picture so you can see what he's talking about. I am very pleased.

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June 18, 2020

5.0

Dr. Shoe net is very caring and explained everything in detail.

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June 14, 2020

5.0

Dr. Shoener is very detail oriented and took the time to answer all our questions about the procedure and what to expect.

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June 04, 2020

5.0

Patient oriented .Funny.Knowledgeable. Easy to work with

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June 04, 2020

5.0

Explained completely my procedure. Left me feeling totally comfortable.

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