Lisa D. Wilsbacher, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Cardiology

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine - 2003
Residency:
University of California (San Francisco) - 2005
Fellowships:
University of California (San Francisco) - 2009

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Associate 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:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

314 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

76 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

76 Reviews

August 26, 2023

5.0

She knows my genetic heart condition and has remained current re: effective therapies and treatments.

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August 24, 2023

5.0

Dr. Wilsbacher is very genuine in her care of patients, she is accessible and can explain medical information in a clear manner.

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August 22, 2023

5.0

Cardiologist extremely knowledgeable about my particular condition and appears to work closely with the surgeons. She seemed truly interested in my case and answered all of my questions. I have confidence that she will follow through with her plans for my care.

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August 18, 2023

5.0

Had a very approachable demeanor and was very knowledgeable.

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August 17, 2023

5.0

Personable

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August 17, 2023

5.0

The doctor is very attentive and kind. He has a very nice way of caring for his patients. He is patient with those of us who do not speak English and he has never made me feel that I am just another cardiac diagnosis. Don't change Dr. Wilsbacher! Thank you!

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August 10, 2023

5.0

Knowledgeable, personable, pleasant manner

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August 01, 2023

5.0

Explained genetics, as it pertains to the heart, in easily understood terms.

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July 26, 2023

5.0

She explained things very clearly.

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July 21, 2023

5.0

Dr Wilsbacher took her time to explain my condition and what needs to done.

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July 17, 2023

5.0

She explained things well and left a through summary of the visit on my chart.

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July 17, 2023

3.0

She was very fast in her appointment and it didn’t reflect well considering the length of time it took to get the genetic testing and appointment set up. I was expecting more. If it wasn’t for me asking some questions the appointment would have finished in 10 minutes.

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June 27, 2023

5.0

Very pleasant , thorough and takes her time with visit and explains everything clearly

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June 22, 2023

5.0

Extremely caring, patient, and knowledgeable.

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June 15, 2023

5.0

Gives good advice

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June 01, 2023

5.0

She was caring and explained to me what other haven’t. She really cared about my well-being

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May 27, 2023

5.0

I have been under the care of Dr Wilsbacher since a stent was placed in my heart in 1918. I can't say enough good things about her and the treatment I received from her and the trust I have in her.

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May 21, 2023

5.0

Kind, well informed, caring

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May 21, 2023

5.0

Excellent atention

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May 18, 2023

5.0

She listens to me. I feel like a person and not just another patient

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May 04, 2023

5.0

She’s very knowledgeable, compassionate, easy to talk to.

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May 01, 2023

5.0

Wilsbacher was very knowledgeable on my genetic disorder, she explained in detail what my body is doing and explained how she and I can improve my physical health.

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April 22, 2023

5.0

Doctor Wilsbacher is truly one of gems that you possess on your staff. My trust is totally in her decisions as Doctor - Patient should be.

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April 22, 2023

5.0

She’s thorough, accessible, explores any issues, responds to questions, explains things thoroughly - great doctor.

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April 18, 2023

5.0

I normally have a good experience at northwestern.

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March 31, 2023

5.0

She is so personable and intelligent. She explains everything thoroughly and you don't feel rushed. Tho she is obviously very busy, she makes time for you and answers all your questions.

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March 30, 2023

5.0

Quality of care.

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March 30, 2023

5.0

Answered my questions

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March 28, 2023

5.0

She’s knowledgeable, personal, and is a good listener and communicator. I feel confident with her care.

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March 23, 2023

5.0

Dr Wilsbacher is a terrific physician and treats her patients very well. She’s thoughtful and patient and always takes time to answer any questions I have. I’m fortunate to have her managing my heart condition.

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March 13, 2023

5.0

very detailed explains all processes and great attention to the patient.

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March 06, 2023

5.0

Dr. Wilsbacher is very thorough and takes time to explain everything.

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March 03, 2023

5.0

Highly knowledgeable; great communication skills; excellent health care provider.

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February 24, 2023

5.0

Dr. Wilsbacher spent time explaining both my condition and the genetic testing we'd had done.

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February 10, 2023

5.0

Dr. Wilsbacher is extremely prepared for our appointments, listens and is empathetic to any concerns, answers any and all questions, and is quick to follow through on any next steps.

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February 09, 2023

5.0

Very thorough and attentive

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February 07, 2023

5.0

She was very nice, explained things very well and explained what the genetic testing found. Answered questions that we had.

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February 03, 2023

5.0

Dr. Wilsbacher was fantastic. She thoroughly addressed all my questions and provided excellent care.

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February 02, 2023

5.0

Extremely friendly took her time and answered all questions

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January 31, 2023

5.0

Great patient presence and seemed very thorough in her evaluation

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January 26, 2023

5.0

Very professional went though my diagnosis and made me feel very much at ease. Thank you….

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January 21, 2023

5.0

Knows her stuff. A good communicator. Listens well.

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January 19, 2023

5.0

Very impressed with the doctor. She reviewed my situation, including the history of my previous tests. The doctor then went thru the possible options on how to proceed, including the benefits and downsides (eg of a calcium CT scan). I appreciate this analytical approach!

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January 18, 2023

5.0

Still being at homeDr Wilsbacher is still in contact with me concerning my care via the portal on the app.

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January 18, 2023

5.0

Very knowledgeable and takes her time explain test results

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January 17, 2023

5.0

Thorough and welcoming

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January 05, 2023

5.0

She is absolutely the most caring, thorough and knowledgeable cardiologist I've met.

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January 05, 2023

5.0

Very personal, gives great advice.

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December 30, 2022

5.0

She took the time to explain what is going on, involved me in making decisions and answered all of my questions.

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December 26, 2022

5.0

Dr Wilsbacher was thorough, she explained my exam results well and the background of my condition.

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December 12, 2022

5.0

Dr. Wilsbacher keeps my husband & I very informed on all aspects of the heart procedure I received, she's a good communicator. She takes her time with me, answers my questions, and explains everything.

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December 09, 2022

5.0

She took her time to make sure I understood and was involved in choices about my care.

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December 09, 2022

5.0

She was amazing. She listened and made me feel comfortable.

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December 01, 2022

4.0

Knowledgeable, listens well

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December 01, 2022

5.0

Dr Wilsbacher was absolutely amazing. She was so thorough and very knowledgeable. She answered every question we had and was absolutely amazing!

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November 10, 2022

5.0

Very professional and caring

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November 10, 2022

5.0

She was very informative and patient

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November 09, 2022

5.0

Patient!!

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November 07, 2022

5.0

She’s very high quality

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October 27, 2022

5.0

Very helpful

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October 27, 2022

5.0

Dr. Wilsbacher is a great doctor!

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October 18, 2022

5.0

She is knowledgeable and responsive.

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October 14, 2022

5.0

She is superb, both as a doctor and as a human being. And she never oversteps her bounds of expertise.

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October 11, 2022

5.0

I trust her judgement that she will take time with patients to diagnose and treat even the most challenging cases.

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October 06, 2022

5.0

Dr. Wilsbacher is patient, kind, and knowledgable. She spent all the time I needed to explain to me my test results and made me feel heard and comfortable.

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October 06, 2022

5.0

She seems invested in me.

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October 06, 2022

5.0

I've seen four cardiologists and she was the most knowledgeable and helpful.

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September 30, 2022

5.0

Very approachable and thorough

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September 30, 2022

3.0

I had to do 85 minute drive to discuss a test she was going to perform. When asked if she could do the test the same day as my appointment, which was [ ]. she said it took 20 minutes to the paper work and she could meet with more patients so she would send the test to me. I could just as well stayed home an did this meeting over the phone.

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September 29, 2022

5.0

She has provided outstanding healthcare and support for my health.

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September 29, 2022

5.0

She’s extremely compassionate and kind, very knowledgeable.

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September 22, 2022

5.0

Dr Lisa Wilsbacher was excellent. Very knowledgeable, understanding and thorough. I walked out with complete confidence in her abilities and her repoire with me.

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September 17, 2022

5.0

She is great and listened to all my concerns. And explained what the new medication was for.

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September 16, 2022

5.0

Attentive, listens, answers questions without hesitation and very thorough.

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September 15, 2022

5.0

The doctor answer all the questions we have

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September 07, 2022

5.0

Same reasons that I gave above. In addition, she is very accommodating and will go the extra mile.

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