Dennis A. Pessis, MD

Dennis A. Pessis, MD

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Primary Specialty

Urology

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science Chicago Medical School - 1973
Internship:
Rush University Medical Center - 1974
Residency:
Rush University Medical Center - 1978

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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Urology - Urology (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Clinical 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:
Grayslake Ambulatory Surgery Center
Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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5.0
5.0 

754 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 31, 2022

5.0

Dr. Pessis is the very best!

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March 30, 2022

5.0

Caring and time spent.

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March 24, 2022

5.0

Good & Pleasant Dr.& Office.

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March 24, 2022

5.0

Outstanding doctor in every way!

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March 24, 2022

5.0

I have great confidence in Dr. Pessis

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March 23, 2022

5.0

Very thorough.The Dr. made you feel very comfortable.

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March 23, 2022

5.0

Takes the time necessary with his patients.

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March 20, 2022

5.0

He listens!

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March 17, 2022

5.0

Very personable. Bedside manner is professional, open, and friendly.

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March 16, 2022

5.0

Again, excellent care!!!

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March 15, 2022

5.0

Cares about his patient

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March 13, 2022

5.0

I felt as if I was a true patient of his.

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March 09, 2022

5.0

Knowledgeable, attentive, caring.

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March 09, 2022

5.0

Courteous and to the point. Thorough.

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March 08, 2022

5.0

He listened to me and asked lots of questions which no one else had.

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March 07, 2022

5.0

He knows his stuff and treats his patients with utmost care.

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March 04, 2022

5.0

A doctor that cares for his patients.

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March 03, 2022

5.0

Good

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February 27, 2022

5.0

Been a patient of his for almost 30 years. Can’t imagine there being a better physician than him.

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February 24, 2022

5.0

Doctor Pessis listen and was able to explain what was wrong in a timely matter.

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February 23, 2022

5.0

He explains in layman's term what you might be experiencing and he is a good listener

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February 21, 2022

5.0

Good bedside manner.

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February 17, 2022

5.0

Other family member is a patient of Dr. Pessis for over 20 years. Level of care and results outstanding. A true expert in his field.

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February 17, 2022

5.0

amazing doctor!

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February 17, 2022

5.0

Dr. Pessis cares about the patients even walks them to the front to make follow ups. The best urologist ever.

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February 16, 2022

5.0

Professional yet personal care.

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February 16, 2022

5.0

Excellent comunicacion and willingness to help.

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February 15, 2022

5.0

Took the time to have a frank talk about my concerns and how I can improve my situation. Great listener!

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February 15, 2022

5.0

I feel good in being able to talk to him and the way he takes care of me.

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February 09, 2022

5.0

Answers questions, prompt,

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February 07, 2022

5.0

Dr Pessis is very thorough & he cares about his patients.

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February 07, 2022

5.0

Dr. Pessis explained strategies that could help me. He did so in an unrushed manner as he did a thorough exam.

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February 06, 2022

5.0

DR Pessis explains what's going on in easy to understand terms. He identifies root causes and spells out treatment options.

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February 03, 2022

5.0

he is extremely good doctor his table manners are good and he always has a smile on his face

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February 02, 2022

5.0

He has been my doctor for almost 30 years. I feel he is very knowledgeable and professional. He spends whatever time it takes to explain whatever he has found during my visits and follows up with calls if necessary.

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February 01, 2022

5.0

Knowledgeable and informative. Great personality.

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January 30, 2022

5.0

He is clinically competent and very compassionate.

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January 27, 2022

5.0

Terrific and comprehensive exam and takes time to discuss my health care.

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January 24, 2022

5.0

Wonderful dr and person. Relatable

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January 24, 2022

5.0

Dr. Pessis explains things so anyone can understand and makes sure you understand what he is saying using visual examples.

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January 23, 2022

5.0

He has been my Urologist for many years and has literally saved my life with his recommendations.

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January 22, 2022

5.0

Bright, kind, and talented

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January 22, 2022

5.0

Explains what is happening with the exam.

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January 18, 2022

5.0

Wonderful doctor. Explains what the tests will tell him, and what the norm is, and if any follow up is necessary.

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December 27, 2021

5.0

He's the best

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December 26, 2021

5.0

His knowledge, his experience and his personality

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December 25, 2021

5.0

Very experienced Dr

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December 22, 2021

5.0

He is the best.

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December 22, 2021

5.0

Best doctor I've ever had

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December 21, 2021

5.0

He was unbelievable. Extremely confident. No doubt. But made me feel so relaxed. Like everything would be fine. I am so happy I met him!

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December 20, 2021

5.0

Trust him very much

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December 20, 2021

5.0

Professional and knowledgeable

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December 09, 2021

5.0

Satisfied with his care for over 25 years.

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December 07, 2021

5.0

Extremely knowledgeable and great bedside manner.

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December 05, 2021

5.0

De Pessis is great!

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December 02, 2021

5.0

Highly competent doctor who tells it as it is.

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November 27, 2021

5.0

Very capable and relates well

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November 22, 2021

5.0

Excellent care.

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November 20, 2021

5.0

Excellent Doctor

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November 18, 2021

5.0

Dr. Pessis is good with his patients and knows his stuff.

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November 18, 2021

5.0

Dr. Pesis is always prepared and thorough. He addresses your concerns with compassion.

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November 17, 2021

5.0

He is very professional and competent.

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November 16, 2021

5.0

Very pleasant and thorough!

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November 15, 2021

5.0

Excellent experience.

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November 15, 2021

5.0

Caring physician!

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November 14, 2021

5.0

Distinctive and highly skilled doctor

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November 13, 2021

5.0

Very professional yet friendly. "Knows his stuff"

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November 11, 2021

5.0

My visit with Dr. Pessis went very well. I like his knowledge and approach.

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November 10, 2021

5.0

The doctor is very Personable and knowledgeable. He’s also patient, Asked if I had any questions, and answered everything so that I could understand. I feel like I’m in good hands

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November 09, 2021

5.0

Dr Pessis is very well trained and very compassionate

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November 07, 2021

5.0

Outstanding doctor with knowledge and compassion

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November 03, 2021

5.0

He’s the most caring doctor. No rush answered all my questions.

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November 02, 2021

5.0

Great doctor

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November 01, 2021

5.0

Extremely competent I have been going to him for years.

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October 30, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable and good doctor

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October 28, 2021

5.0

Very personable and informative

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October 27, 2021

5.0

He’s knowledgeable and cares

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October 22, 2021

5.0

My symptoms have been held in check through periodic evaluations

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October 19, 2021

5.0

Excellent physician

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October 19, 2021

5.0

Very thorough, I went to dr Pessis at Rush, 40 years ago, only tested what was necessary, still the same today. He’s easy to talk to.

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October 14, 2021

5.0

He is the best.

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October 13, 2021

5.0

Smoothly run office, friendly doctor whose competence makes you feel you are receiving good care

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October 13, 2021

5.0

He saved my life.

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October 12, 2021

5.0

Patient and kind

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October 10, 2021

5.0

He is a wonderful and smart doctor

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October 06, 2021

5.0

Great doctor

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October 06, 2021

5.0

Takes the time to interact with his patients, making sure you understand procedures and addresses any questions you might have. He is very personable.

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October 05, 2021

5.0

He explained every thing

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October 03, 2021

5.0

He is awesome

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October 02, 2021

5.0

The perfect combination of expertise and caring!

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October 01, 2021

5.0

Compassionate care, informed decision making.

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September 30, 2021

5.0

Dr. Pessis is an excellent doctor. We have a great deal of confidence in him.

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September 28, 2021

5.0

I have known for over 40 yesrs. He is knowledeable, caring andlistens.

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September 23, 2021

5.0

Great doctor. Have been his patient for many years.

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September 23, 2021

5.0

Personal

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September 19, 2021

5.0

Very good at what he does. Very good communicator.

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August 30, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable in post operative prostate surgery.

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August 28, 2021

5.0

Good service. Knowledgeable. Long time patient.

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August 26, 2021

5.0

While I have not had any procedure done by him yet, he is very personable and does an excellent job of communicating all your options.

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August 26, 2021

5.0

Bedside manner, expertise, thoroughness, empathy

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Disclosures

Dennis A. Pessis, MD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

External Professional Relationships

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