Peter J. Kahrilas, MD

Peter J. Kahrilas, MD

4.5 
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Primary Specialty

Gastroenterology

Secondary Specialty

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Practice Focus Areas

Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry - 1979
Residency:
Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center - 1982
Fellowships:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 1984

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology (Certified)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine (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 Lake Forest Hospital
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.5
4.5 

113 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

101 Reviews

November 15, 2020

5.0

Straight to the point. Knowledge base is excellent.

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November 15, 2020

5.0

Smooth process from appointment, to Meeting and follow up

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November 13, 2020

5.0

He was very knowledgeable

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November 13, 2020

5.0

Staff was professional and helpful. Eve was clean and well organized.

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November 13, 2020

5.0

Great bedside manner, easy to talk to, expert in his field.

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November 13, 2020

5.0

My situation was diagnosed and fixed, and I've had no further issues.

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November 09, 2020

5.0

Very insightful, subject matter expert, very thoughtful approach.

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November 09, 2020

5.0

Great service, knowledgeable staff.

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November 07, 2020

5.0

Informative and warm, It seemed it was important to him if I had any questions or concerns

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November 07, 2020

5.0

Very efficient and good flow, especially during Covid

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November 06, 2020

1.0

Poor bedside manner. Did not knock before he entered the exam room, did not introduce himself or refer to me by name. It was obvious he was not familiar with my file.Was of no help.

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November 06, 2020

1.0

Did not care for the physician I saw today

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October 28, 2020

5.0

been a patient of his for more than 10 years. Totally trust him.

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October 28, 2020

5.0

The dr was very professional and explained his decision for treatment and was willing to answer my question

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October 28, 2020

5.0

Everyone in the clinic was professional and pleasant

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October 20, 2020

5.0

Great services

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October 20, 2020

5.0

Great services

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October 20, 2020

5.0

Dr. Kahrilas is a very nice man. He listens and I trust him.

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October 16, 2020

5.0

Spent time listening and very considerate making sure that I understood and answered my questions..

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October 16, 2020

5.0

Considerate, kind and knowledgeable.

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October 16, 2020

5.0

Great doc, great service

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October 16, 2020

5.0

hes very thorough and gives the time to explain

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October 16, 2020

5.0

He covered everything just as well as if I would have been there. Thank you so mu c h

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October 13, 2020

5.0

Great beside manner. Was very attentive to my concerns.

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October 13, 2020

5.0

Gastro team should focus on alternative treatments besides medicines that could do more harm than good.

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October 11, 2020

1.0

My physician was unhelpful. Rather than asking question to try and help me find a solution to my problems, he told me there was nothing he could do and \you better think of other things to talk about while you're here\". When discussing medications I was taking there was no discussion of root causes for potential solutions."

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October 11, 2020

1.0

My physician was unhelpful. Rather than asking question to try and help me find a solution to my problems, he told me there was nothing he could do and "you better think of other things to talk about while you're here". When discussing medications I was taking there was no discussion of root causes for potential solutions."

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October 09, 2020

5.0

He's very thorough and he took the time to listen to me and explain everything that I need to know.

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October 09, 2020

5.0

He is so care person ever

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October 09, 2020

5.0

He is awsome love him

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October 06, 2020

5.0

Knowlegeable and inquisitive

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October 06, 2020

5.0

Doctor is interested in discussing symptoms

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October 01, 2020

5.0

He has great experience in gastro

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October 01, 2020

5.0

Very knowledgeable dr

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September 30, 2020

5.0

Concern doctor!

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September 30, 2020

5.0

Awesome services!

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September 30, 2020

4.0

Have only t a liked with him so far. He is doing a procedure on me next week. I like the way he talked to me as someone who is able to be involved in my own care

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September 30, 2020

4.0

Received appointment quickly and everyone was very nice

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September 30, 2020

5.0

Very impressed with level of concern for my problem and willingness to consider my opinions when discussing treatment options

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September 28, 2020

5.0

He listens well. Caring, patient, knowledgeable

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September 28, 2020

5.0

nice caring staff

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September 28, 2020

5.0

Had high recommendations. Visit started rough as all my tests were not available to him and I was trying to find copies for him. My anxiety level was high yet he made me feel good and dealt with my concerns"answered my questions.

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September 28, 2020

5.0

Have dealt with several doctors in the Digestive Health Center and have received excellent care from all of them.

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September 24, 2020

5.0

Dr. Kahrilis is a highly professional gastroenterologist.

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September 24, 2020

5.0

I'm very confident of the quality of health care that I receive at any department of Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

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September 23, 2020

5.0

Everything you should expect of a doctor and then some. Dr K was very present and attentive. Listened to me, asked the proper questions, explained very thoughtfully and thoroughly a procedure I'd asked about...went on to recommend a medication he believed would help me. Couldn't have been a better experience. All doctors are professionals by definition, but Dr K seems to take that to a higher level. He scheduled me for a further evaluation of my issue, quickly and efficiently. I left feeling satisfied and felt that I even learned something in the process. Thanks.

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September 23, 2020

5.0

Efficient, very professional staff all around from reception to follow-through. I felt the office was clean and very sanitary.

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September 21, 2020

5.0

He did a good job and is a nice man.

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September 15, 2020

5.0

Really professional and personable associate.

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September 14, 2020

5.0

concise oral examination

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September 14, 2020

5.0

good oral examination

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September 13, 2020

5.0

Because after seen so many doctors for my problem. It's finally solved it with the doctor here. The place is cleaned and very good service from the staffs.

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September 09, 2020

1.0

I sent pages of test results weeks ahead of time. He never even looked at them. Seemed bothered by my being there. I have a hiatal hernia, gerd , pain, choking on food, stomach goes into esophagus & has to be manipulated down & Barrett's. Dr Wakade for 7 months. No fix just more tests. Dr. Douglas Lee/ appt. August 3rd. Liver test. Said this group was who I needed to see. Dr. Kahrilas said surgery is marginal. Not always a fix. Changed pantoprazole to omeprazole and we were finished. An absolute waste of my time, and obviously from the look on his face, his. If you are the best there is, heaven help us all.

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September 08, 2020

5.0

Good care

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September 08, 2020

5.0

Been going to DR. Kahrilas for 20 years -

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September 05, 2020

5.0

Very thorough professional great bedside manner

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September 05, 2020

5.0

Very professional

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September 04, 2020

5.0

Dr. Kahrilas has splendid credentials and was very reassuring as he explained the procedures he recommended for my esophageal problems.

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September 04, 2020

5.0

Professional and direct

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September 04, 2020

5.0

Professional and prompt

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September 04, 2020

5.0

Great experience

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September 04, 2020

5.0

Great experience

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September 02, 2020

5.0

Efficient MD with a wonderful assistant!

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September 02, 2020

5.0

In and out desks very efficient. Waiting area very spacious and socially distanced.

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August 28, 2020

5.0

Helpful, Dr. Kahrilas really listens, answers all my questions

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August 28, 2020

5.0

Wet thoughtful and spent his time and didn't seem rushed

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August 26, 2020

5.0

Competent, courteous and spends time explaining things.

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August 24, 2020

5.0

Dr. Kahrilas is very thorough and took the time to listen to my concerns.

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August 24, 2020

5.0

i have always been pleased with my GI care from NM.

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August 24, 2020

4.0

He is nice and professional

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August 18, 2020

4.0

A little abrupt in bedside manor. Did provide useful information on medication. Did ask if I had any other questions.

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August 17, 2020

5.0

The staff was attentive and friendly and completed an on time appointment. The doctor was very knowledgeable and explained each step of the process.

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August 17, 2020

5.0

Great dr

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August 12, 2020

5.0

Dr Kahrilas was very personable and efficient. He took time to explain my chronic esophagitus and Barrets syndrome and the chances of this becoming esophageal cancer. He changed my medication and explained why I needed to be on a proton pump inhibitor. I look forward to seeing him again in one year for a follow-up visit and endoscopy.

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August 12, 2020

5.0

I have had Dr Kahrilis for 7 years and he listens to me, answers my questions, and is willing to meet my needs. He is a great doctor.

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August 11, 2020

5.0

Dr Karhilas was extremely attentive in diagnosing my condition.

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August 05, 2020

5.0

I believe he is an excellent gastroenterologist. He had been involved in much research and appears to have a breadth of knowledge and experience. He has always been an excellent listener and I feel I have had very good care from him.

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August 05, 2020

5.0

I would strongly recommend Dr. Kahrilis.

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July 31, 2020

5.0

First of all, he was there. ( working )..He made me laugh! (sense of humor)..He appeared to be very knowledgeable.

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July 27, 2020

4.0

intelligent, but seemed in a hurry

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July 26, 2020

4.0

Doctor Kahrilas shared empathy to my health concerns..Listening is a Virtue', it is also a Grace', which serves to relieve a Patient's Angst...

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July 24, 2020

5.0

He is one of the best doctors in his field. He did my operation without a hiccup. I know I was.Supposed to make a new appointment but not sure when.

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July 15, 2020

5.0

I was impressed with our first phone conference.

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July 14, 2020

5.0

Professionalism, knowledge

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July 12, 2020

5.0

I treated good and felt I was listened to.

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July 09, 2020

4.0

Doctor was well informed and had suggestions to address my issues

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July 09, 2020

4.0

Knowledgeable; good listener

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July 09, 2020

5.0

He is so knowledgeable that he can squeeze a little jocularity in than switch back to case in point quickly. He knows exactly what is needed, makes himself clear, then BOOM!! We will call you. . Perfect

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July 09, 2020

5.0

I was heard, the conversation hit exact points very quickly and effectively.

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July 06, 2020

5.0

Dr. Kahrilas is professional, friendly, and straightforward. I have very specific reflux medication needs and Dr. Kahrilas always steps up when pharmacies or insurance are resistant about renewing prescriptions or providing coverage.

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July 04, 2020

5.0

He questions, listens, evaluates then recommends a course of action.

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July 04, 2020

5.0

Excellent care.

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July 01, 2020

5.0

He makes an unpopular procedure seem easy and pain free. Personal attention is good, Makes an effort to explain results in lay terms.

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July 01, 2020

5.0

He listens, really listens. Dr. Kahrilas is an exceptional doctor who has a decisive plan for my care. I realized that even after he read my reports, he was really listening to me with my impressions and concerns. Dr. Kahrilas made me feel confident in his objectives of my health plan as well as he really cares about my health.

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June 26, 2020

5.0

Dr. Kahrilas was personable, patient, extremely knowledgeable, and appropriately conservative in his approach to management. Appreciate not being recommended for an endoscopy when I really don't need one.

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June 26, 2020

5.0

Number one and four more he was very concerned dr. Karalis was very concerned about my issue and and very professional impersonal and I like that!

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June 23, 2020

5.0

Very through. He asked me how I felt and not what others had told me. I was very impressed, and I will highly recommend him.

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June 22, 2020

5.0

Very knowledgeable & friendly.

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June 22, 2020

5.0

He was very knowledgeable and I felt comfortable asking him questions.

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June 18, 2020

5.0

The doctor was aware of my case and offered direct answers.

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June 18, 2020

5.0

I've been seeing him for many years, and I completely trust him.

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