Ilan G. Yavitz Zincof, MD

Ilan G. Yavitz Zincof, MD

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Primary Specialty

Pulmonology

Secondary Specialty

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, Montevideo University - 1998
Residency:
St Elizabeths Medical Center - 2008
Fellowships:
St Elizabeths Medical Center - 2011

Languages Spoken

  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Critical Care Medicine (Certified)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Health System Clinician, 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:
Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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5.0
5.0 

500 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

83 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

83 Reviews

August 24, 2023

5.0

He is thorough, calm and very friendly

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August 22, 2023

5.0

very thorough and professional

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August 22, 2023

5.0

Thorough and very pleasant.

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August 19, 2023

5.0

Very nice man. Listens well and explains even better. I now know everything I needed to know about my lungs.

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August 16, 2023

5.0

Very patient and detailed

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August 15, 2023

5.0

I feel absolutely blessed and honored to have the opportunity to see Dr. Ilan G. Yavitz Zincof. I cannot stay enough about the doctor he is incredibly knowledgeable patient takes his time went through all of my diagnostics I drove from the border of Michigan all the way to see him in Lake Forest and I can tell you I would drive eight hours to see him.. that’s how incredible he is.. looking forward to getting to the bottom of what has been going on with me. And I look forward to working seeing Dr Yavitz Again

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August 15, 2023

5.0

Dr. Yavitz took valuable time with me. He explained everything on details and examples to help me to understand my new diagnosis .

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August 15, 2023

5.0

Dr. Yavitz take the time to go over all of your concerns and talk to you about a action plan that makes sense. I could not recommend him and his staff enough.

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August 06, 2023

5.0

He is a great personality and is taking a great care of clients

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July 28, 2023

5.0

Dr. Yavitz are really great.

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July 07, 2023

5.0

He's awesome.

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July 06, 2023

5.0

He as genuine and caring. He took ample time with me and I never felt rushed.

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July 05, 2023

5.0

Check in individuals & nurses r friendly& courteous.

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July 04, 2023

5.0

For your excellent care with me

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July 03, 2023

5.0

Honest. Thorough. Inciteful

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June 20, 2023

5.0

Compassionate and doesn't make you wait long in the room.

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June 16, 2023

5.0

when I meet with the doctor, I have 100% of his attention concern and caring

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June 12, 2023

5.0

He takes the time to explain everything. He answers all questions and make recommendations.

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June 09, 2023

5.0

A very thorough and knowledgeable pulmonologost with a nice "bed-side" manner.

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June 08, 2023

5.0

He is fantastic

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June 02, 2023

5.0

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May 31, 2023

5.0

He is a good listener, very knowledgeable, and a good teacher

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May 19, 2023

5.0

He was very thorough.

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May 19, 2023

5.0

Very thorough, personable, and informative.

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May 09, 2023

5.0

Patient and thorough.

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April 30, 2023

5.0

He is an amazing doctor. He takes his time to see you explain to you what you need and care about his patients!

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April 28, 2023

5.0

He is knowledgeable, thorough, and caring. His treatment plan was spot on. He follows up to assess progress. My health has improved. I'm happy with Dr. Yavitz’s care.

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April 27, 2023

5.0

Breathing is important. Dr Yavitz takes time to listen. He has figured out what was needed and always found the answer.

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April 27, 2023

5.0

Very thorough and explained everything if understandable detail. Set out great treatment plan.

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April 26, 2023

5.0

He is an excellent doctor.

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April 23, 2023

5.0

Dr. Yavitz takes the time during visit to listen and discuss all concerns that you have. Dr. Yavitz went through the CT images with me and explained everything that he observed.

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April 21, 2023

5.0

He’s very caring, thoughtful and easy to communicate with regarding my health.

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April 14, 2023

5.0

He takes his time with you is very personable you can tell he cares

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April 13, 2023

5.0

Had initial visit today. Doctor laid out a comprehensive plan and took his time answering my questions.

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April 06, 2023

5.0

He is so kind, caring and takes his time to go over everything.

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March 28, 2023

5.0

Dr. Yavitz is an excellent physician who takes the time to discuss my health issues with me. His treatment plans are thoughtful; he doesn’t hesitate to get consults when necessary. Quite remarkably he takes the time to explain why he prescribes a particular test and explains it’s findings. If he prescribes a particular medication or treatment, he explains what it is and how to maximize its effectiveness.

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March 28, 2023

5.0

GREAT DR LISTENS AND RESPONDS OR OFFER INFO IN A PATIENT FRIENDLY WAY

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March 21, 2023

5.0

Dr. Y was clear, concise, and friendly

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March 12, 2023

5.0

Caring, knowledgeable. Gives patients adequate time, interacts well with patients. Did not feel hurried.

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February 27, 2023

5.0

Very thorough and informative.

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February 21, 2023

5.0

Understood my issues and suggested a excellent solution to cough.

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February 18, 2023

5.0

He's very thorough

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February 17, 2023

5.0

Dr. Yavitz is very good. In addition to knowing his specialty, he has the skill to listen to the patient and respond directly to the medical issues raised. He a remarkable physician.

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February 16, 2023

5.0

He takes time to explain everything.

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February 16, 2023

5.0

This doctor is absolutely wonderful! He was well prepared for our first visit as it was obvious he took the time to study my medical history prior to our appointment. I’m going through a very tough time in my medical journey right now and he offered caring assurances and treated me like a person not just a patient or a number. Super thorough and knowledgeable. I wish all doctors could be this way.

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February 16, 2023

5.0

I don't know how long he's been a doctor, but i appreciate his experience.

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February 15, 2023

5.0

Spends quality time with me. Thorough.

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February 09, 2023

5.0

He cares about the patients

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February 09, 2023

5.0

Dr. Yavitz Zincof has been very helpful.

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February 09, 2023

5.0

Best doctor I have ever had.

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February 03, 2023

5.0

He was compassionate yet told me like it was and made it clear that. His ability to help me was based on me doing the right things

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February 03, 2023

5.0

He is an excellent doctor, very professional.

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January 31, 2023

5.0

He is a very friendly and he puts his patients at ease. He answers all questions and the patient doesn't feel hurried.

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January 27, 2023

5.0

He was a good listener, very thorough, explained things well and offered options for better management. Also made a point of telling me to use My Chart with any questions or problems. Not in a hurry.

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January 13, 2023

5.0

Yes I recommend it

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January 11, 2023

5.0

He spent time with us, answering all questions and addressing all concerns.

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January 01, 2023

5.0

He is awesome! He takes his time with you. He will anwser any question you have. Dr. Yavitz is very friendly.

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December 16, 2022

5.0

Like I said he is a great doctor

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December 14, 2022

5.0

Dr. Zincof I highly recommend he listen and helps get to root cause of your healthcare needs

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December 11, 2022

5.0

He takes time to talk with the patient, go over the symptoms, ask about other possibilities, ensures that patient understands.

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December 10, 2022

5.0

He rocks! Great listener, compassionate, wasn’t rushed, thoughtful.

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December 09, 2022

5.0

Dr. Yavitz is a very caring doctor! He answers all my questions and addresses all my concerns.

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December 05, 2022

5.0

Nice guy.

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December 05, 2022

5.0

Awesome Dr

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December 03, 2022

5.0

Compassionate and took time with me.

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December 01, 2022

5.0

Dr. Yavitz listens to your concerns. Discusses them and helps you map out a plan of action.

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November 22, 2022

5.0

Dr. Yavitz Zincof listens to me and gives me advise.

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November 17, 2022

5.0

Very professional, personable, thorough.

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November 17, 2022

5.0

Patient and kind

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November 15, 2022

5.0

He spent a lot of time explaining my situation and was very patient with all our questions!

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November 15, 2022

5.0

Because the Dr. He is very kind and explains very well what one asks him.

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November 15, 2022

5.0

excellent medical care

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November 12, 2022

5.0

He was very thorough and engaging.

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November 11, 2022

5.0

He is patient and an excellent doctor.

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November 09, 2022

5.0

Very Caring. Very Honest. Very Professional.

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November 08, 2022

5.0

One of the most kind Dr’s I have ever met.

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November 07, 2022

5.0

Always willing to listen and values my input

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November 04, 2022

5.0

Easy to talk too and very through

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November 03, 2022

5.0

Dr ILan G. Yavitz Zincof MD was honest and clear and made feel that if I follow his direction and treatment plan I’ll get better.

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November 01, 2022

5.0

Really good and thoughtful doctor

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October 26, 2022

5.0

Dr. Yavitz is my elderly mother’s pulmonologist & is currently monitoring her lung disease. He is the perfect combination of knowledge & compassion. Knowledge: he showed us comparison lung cat scans & clearly & patiently explained any changes between time periods. He listened carefully & answered our numerous questions re: treatment options and side effects. Compassion: He shared his knowledge of the disease with kindness & understanding of how difficult the decision to treat or not can be for the elderly. Ultimately, it is our decision. However, we could not be armed with better information than from Dr. Yavitz who we feel truly cares for my mother.

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October 21, 2022

5.0

Thorough, down to earth, easy to understand, great bedside manner!

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October 20, 2022

5.0

Excelente

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Disclosures

Ilan G. Yavitz Zincof, MD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

External Professional Relationships

Pharmaceutical, device, and biotechnology companies frequently collaborate with basic scientists and physicians within an academic medical center to help advance science and improve patient care. These relationships are important in achieving scientific breakthroughs and in establishing the effectiveness and safety of promising new therapies. In order to assure objectivity in clinical research and patient care, the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (Feinberg), Northwestern Memorial HealthCare, Children's Hospital of Chicago Medical Center, and the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab have adopted integrity policies that require research and clinical faculty (in full-time, part-time, and unpaid/voluntary categories) to report compensated and uncompensated external industry relationships. Patients are encouraged to discuss these disclosures with their physician as well as to inquire as to how these relationships are overseen by Feinberg. To learn more about our Disclosure and Professional Integrity Policy, and the conflict of interest policies of our joint affiliate survey partners, please go to our Office for Regulatory Affairs Policies page.