Young Kwang Chae, MD

Young Kwang Chae, MD

4.8 
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Practice Focus Areas

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Seoul National University College of Medicine - 2002
Residency:
Albert Einstein Healthcare Network - 2011
Fellowships:
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston/M D Anderson Cancer Center - 2014

Media

Languages Spoken

  • Korean

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine (Certified)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Associate 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

4.8
4.8 

491 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 31, 2022

5.0

Honest forthcoming with information

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March 28, 2022

5.0

Dr. Chae cares very much about his patients. He is to the point and easy to talk to. He patiently listens to what I have to say. I am impressed with his overall knowledge of my medical issues.

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March 28, 2022

5.0

He’s a great doctor

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March 28, 2022

5.0

Professional manner, solicits and listens to my concerns/questions.

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March 25, 2022

5.0

Very bright, considerate, caring.

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March 22, 2022

5.0

Dr. Chae listens, asks questions, explains procedures and treatments in understandable terms that lay people can understand. He also is very supportive.

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March 21, 2022

5.0

Terrific doctor.

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March 21, 2022

5.0

He is a good doctor, examined you, ask questions, discussed treatments and all concerning your well-being and above all he cares!!! You can see that right away!!!

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March 07, 2022

3.0

He is never on time. Today my appointment was scheduled for 11:00AM. 12:16 he arrived. I tatally understand that there could be a delay, but 1+ hour is a little to much. I also like to bring to your attention that this is not the first time that I waited over an hour for Dr. Chae.

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March 07, 2022

5.0

Very kind and compassionate, explains everything and excellent communicator. Was not rushed and was very approachable

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March 04, 2022

5.0

Dr. Chae is an expert and his treatment is working positive results. I truly respect him and am glad I’m his patient

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February 28, 2022

5.0

Easy to talk to, positive attitude

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February 25, 2022

5.0

Dr. Chae is thorough. I have confidence in him.

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February 25, 2022

5.0

Great doctor; knowledgeable, caring, listens to me.

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February 21, 2022

5.0

He takes the time to explain everything in depth and be sure you’re aware of what he said.

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February 16, 2022

5.0

Very friendly

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February 14, 2022

5.0

Good doctor so nice

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February 14, 2022

5.0

A doctor who Specialist In cancer makes you feel comfortable explains everything you need to know to make a decision

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February 07, 2022

5.0

He really took the time to listen to everything I had to say I really appreciate that

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February 03, 2022

5.0

very good doctor. gives very good reports and answers any and all questions

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February 03, 2022

5.0

He listens and is an expert practitioner

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February 03, 2022

5.0

He is an excellent, very smart and caring provider.

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January 30, 2022

5.0

Dr. Chae is professional and personable.

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January 28, 2022

5.0

I know I am getting the best medical care. Easy to talk to. Clearly explains medical condition. Listens to patient’s concerns.

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January 27, 2022

5.0

He is a caring doctor for his patients. You feel that he is really trying to help.

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January 24, 2022

5.0

Dr. Chae is clearly expert at his specialty.

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January 21, 2022

5.0

He is the best!

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January 19, 2022

5.0

He answers all questions. We had a terrible wait at our last visit. However, he gave me all of the time I required.

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January 10, 2022

5.0

Relentless in his pursuit of treatment options for my cancer.

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January 10, 2022

5.0

Doctor chae has been wonderful as the lead of my care team. Always patient with my questions. Explains things in terms I can understand.

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January 10, 2022

5.0

Dr. Chae has been very attentive and is following my progress closely. I am very confident that he is doing all he can to prevent any recurrence of my lung cancer growth. And he and his staff are monitoring me regularly to make sure that I am tolerating my chemotherapy well enough.

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January 08, 2022

5.0

He explained everything very well and I feel very confident with the treatment plan

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December 20, 2021

5.0

Good Doctor

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December 20, 2021

5.0

Very understanding doctor.

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December 06, 2021

5.0

He is smart and caring

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December 06, 2021

5.0

good

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December 03, 2021

5.0

Dr. Chae is as good as there is in his field; I believe that.

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November 22, 2021

5.0

He is just the best. Great doctor who cares about his patients.

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November 18, 2021

4.0

Communicates clearly

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November 18, 2021

5.0

Calm, kind demeanor, his APN Patricia is excellent, I feel respected and all my questions get answered clearly and directly

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November 18, 2021

5.0

Compassionate Knowledgeable Good listener

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November 18, 2021

4.0

Difficult to assess because my first full year was telehealth.

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November 15, 2021

5.0

Great dr

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November 15, 2021

4.0

Experience and expertise but not as personal in managing questions and side effects.

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November 15, 2021

5.0

Very through

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November 15, 2021

5.0

Caring, understanding, personable, answers questions, and explains things clearly.

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November 12, 2021

5.0

He is the kindest doctor I have ever met and he explains everything so that I can understand it I am grateful for the time he has bought me so far

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November 11, 2021

5.0

I trust him

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November 11, 2021

5.0

Dr.Young Kwang Chae and the staff are friendly and ensure that I am properly informed about my health and care

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November 08, 2021

5.0

I love that my oncologist is aware of and into the latest research in cancer!

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November 08, 2021

5.0

He is clearly guiding me down the right path.

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November 04, 2021

5.0

I think he’s very knowledgeable and low key.

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November 01, 2021

5.0

Dr Chae is willing to share his knowledge and is understanding of patients needs .

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October 29, 2021

4.0

Professional approach.

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October 25, 2021

5.0

He is very knowledgeable about my health issues.

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October 25, 2021

5.0

He’s definitely a 10 but I wish we did not have to wait over an hour for appointment time. He’s an outstanding doctor. He reads scans immediately & is excellent in following up I believe he is overbooked & that’s not fair to sick patients to have to wait.

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October 24, 2021

5.0

Dr. Chae listens , is cordial, explains results of my tests and medications, comes across as caring, and is positive.

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October 18, 2021

5.0

At leading edge of treatment for nsclc

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October 09, 2021

5.0

Always willing to make changes immediately if something is not working

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October 07, 2021

5.0

Takes time with his patients, explains everything and is kind

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October 01, 2021

5.0

knowledgable, caring and good communication

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September 27, 2021

5.0

Compassionate dr

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September 27, 2021

5.0

I think he is on the cutting edge of cancer treatment.

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September 24, 2021

5.0

He is an expert in stage 4 lung cancer

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September 23, 2021

5.0

Direct and detailed

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September 14, 2021

5.0

Best Doctor I ever had

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September 09, 2021

5.0

Dr. Chae is a excellent & informative Dr.

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August 31, 2021

5.0

Dr Chae makes time to address concerns and points me to other professionals as needed making sure that everything is taken care of

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August 19, 2021

5.0

Easy to talk to, kind and I trust him

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August 17, 2021

5.0

Smart, helpful and thorough.

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August 09, 2021

5.0

Very competent

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August 09, 2021

5.0

Meticulous compassionate care

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August 09, 2021

5.0

Empathetic, caring and thoughtful. He listens to the patient and explains all the matters.

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August 09, 2021

5.0

Dr. Chae has superb skills in communicating with a new patient. He asks and answers the right questions.

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August 07, 2021

5.0

I think personaly he is very good, very caring and very knowledgable

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July 29, 2021

3.0

I had test about a month ago with only written test results, no interpretation!

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July 23, 2021

5.0

Absolutely the best! I feel my health under Dr. Chae has been much more than I could have expected considering my situation. Dr. Chae answers all of my questions in a manner I understand.

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July 22, 2021

5.0

He is a top notch oncologist.

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July 22, 2021

5.0

I am so confident and thankful for his care !!!

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July 20, 2021

5.0

I have great confidence in his medical practices.

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July 19, 2021

5.0

Professional, thorough, never feel rushed

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July 19, 2021

5.0

See. Chae is compassionate and hopeful. He is always encouraging.

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July 19, 2021

5.0

I feel Dr. Chae is giving me,and all of his patients,the best care available for our individual health problems

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July 17, 2021

5.0

The doctors carefully explained everything and did not rush through the appointment

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July 15, 2021

5.0

Doctor is easy to talk to and listens to me.

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July 13, 2021

5.0

He is direct, personable, involved.

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July 12, 2021

5.0

Dr Chae is always willing to change my treatment when needed

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July 12, 2021

5.0

None Better!

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July 08, 2021

5.0

Dr. Chae is always polite, answers my questions, explains my condition and his plan of action in terms that I can understand.

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July 06, 2021

5.0

Dr, Chae is very empathic and explains everything thoroughly.

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July 06, 2021

5.0

Excellent service

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July 05, 2021

5.0

Dr Chae is a very good listener and efficiently explains everything necessary for me to understand my condition and care. He's compassionate and truly cares about his patients health.

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July 03, 2021

5.0

Dr Chae is very professional and knowledgeable. I feel comfortable in his care.

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June 24, 2021

5.0

He is very good explaining and nice everything

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June 24, 2021

5.0

Very caring, takes his time, answer all questions

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June 21, 2021

5.0

Meticulous care

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June 21, 2021

5.0

Doctor Chae is caring, answers questions, etc. I trust him with my care

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June 14, 2021

5.0

Great knowledgeable care.

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May 25, 2021

5.0

Answers my questions.

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May 23, 2021

5.0

really like how I'm being treated.

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Faculty member engaged in activities such as speaking, advising, consulting, or providing educational programs for the following companies or other entities

  • AstraZeneca
  • Biodesix, Inc.
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
  • Eli Lilly and Company
  • G1 Therapeutics, Inc.
  • Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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