Lisa D. Wilsbacher, MD

Lisa D. Wilsbacher, MD

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Primary Specialty

Cardiology

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Does Not Schedule or Accept New Patients

Practice Focus Areas

  • Cardiovascular Genetics
  • General Cardiology
  • Lipid Disorders

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

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Board Certifications

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

Faculty Profile

Assistant 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

5.0
5.0 

219 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

August 28, 2021

5.0

I can't imagine a patient feeling anything but being completely comfortable and trusting under her care.

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August 27, 2021

5.0

Very friendly and pleasant to talk to

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August 26, 2021

5.0

knowledgeable and caring

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August 26, 2021

5.0

Dr. Wilsbacher was extremely kind, caring, compassionate and knowledgeable. She took the time to answer all of our questions. We never felt rushed.

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August 24, 2021

5.0

She also had great bedside manner.

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August 23, 2021

5.0

She does research and has a great manner

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August 19, 2021

5.0

She was very nice and very knowledgeable

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August 15, 2021

5.0

I was please with her performance.

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August 09, 2021

5.0

She is extremely kind, knowledgeable and listens.

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August 02, 2021

5.0

Very personable, listening intently

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July 28, 2021

5.0

Dr, Wilsbacher is very thorough. She took the time to answer all my questions.

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July 21, 2021

5.0

Dr. Wilsbacher is outstanding. She was thorough, professional, and I appreciated her communication skills. I would recommend her enthusiastically to anyone.

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July 21, 2021

5.0

Liked her a lot, friendly. Made me comfortable and was accommodating about my blood testing.

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July 20, 2021

0.0

She is simply too busy.

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July 19, 2021

5.0

Wonderful physician

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July 15, 2021

5.0

She took time to explain my genetic disorder so I fully understood.

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July 08, 2021

5.0

Very professional, caring, informative and patient.

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July 08, 2021

5.0

She seems very attentive and listens to my concerns.

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July 04, 2021

5.0

She listened to me and developed a care plan based on my symptoms and history

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July 02, 2021

5.0

Friendly, prompt and informative.

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July 01, 2021

5.0

Thorough, competent and caring.

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June 17, 2021

5.0

muy buena atencion, bien explicado me hablaron de mi recuperacion.

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June 17, 2021

5.0

My appointment started right on time, actually a few minutes early. The Dr. was very easy to talk to and understand. She made feel welcome and genuinely concerned for my care.

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June 04, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable

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May 20, 2021

5.0

She is very nice and caring. She makes a lot of time for me.

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May 20, 2021

5.0

For my connective tissue disease, Marfan Syndrome, I have not found a more knowledgeable expert in the city of Chicago — and I have seen many cardiologists in my 58 years.

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May 07, 2021

5.0

Dr. Wisbacher listens, let me say that again she listens. She cares about the patient’s opinion and listens. She genuinely cares.

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May 06, 2021

5.0

She’s thorough and smart.

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May 06, 2021

5.0

Great communicator. Answered all my questions and made me feel comfortable and heard throughout the entirety of the visit.

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May 06, 2021

5.0

Her bedside manner was incredible and she was very attentive. She didn’t dismiss my concerns. She instills comfort.

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May 04, 2021

5.0

she was extremely thorough and talk with me for quite a while and gave me some alternatives

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April 30, 2021

5.0

Truly outstanding and thorough care.

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April 29, 2021

5.0

Great combination of knowledge and personality

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April 19, 2021

5.0

They care! They want to figure out the problem and attack it head on. No games, no words you don't understand. Your not just a PATIENT coming in with a problem (especially Dr. Lisa) she makes you feel as if is a regular conversation. She's not degrading nor disrespectful. I was so scared when I went in but came out feeling like a weight had been lifted and I feel better

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April 15, 2021

5.0

She was very personable and knowledgeable

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April 09, 2021

5.0

Excellent doctor, easy to communicate with, thorough, knows her stuff, cares about her patients and is responsive and timely with feedback.

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April 05, 2021

5.0

She is the best - so good at technical and personal.

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April 05, 2021

5.0

Very confident in her ability to diagnose and treat complex problems

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April 01, 2021

5.0

personable, attentive, thorough

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April 01, 2021

5.0

Dr. Wilsbacher was very helpful, patient, and thorough.

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March 26, 2021

5.0

She is fantastic! She listens and never makes you feel rushed or that she doesn’t have time to hear your concerns.

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March 25, 2021

5.0

I like they way she analyze your health and wellness

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March 19, 2021

5.0

The doctor was most excellent. She listened, emphasized, guided and was totally relatable. Additionally, she thoroughly reviewed my medical records again, even after I left the hospital, and called with follow-up questions to make sure all i’s were dotted and t’s crossed. What a breath of fresh air. Thank you!

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March 11, 2021

5.0

Muy amable, paciente y generosa

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March 11, 2021

5.0

Dr. Lisa Wilsbacher was outstanding. We had a scheduling mixup and rather than force me to reschedule she called me to see if everything was okay and then immediately switched to a virtual visit and was gracious and caring the entire time. She listened intently and still allowed the needed time to complete my analysis without rushing or ever losing her calm and caring demeanor.

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March 04, 2021

5.0

Very professional, great listener and very thorough. Wonderful bedside manner.

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March 04, 2021

5.0

Caring compassionate listens knowledgeable

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March 04, 2021

5.0

Dr. Wilsbacher was very friendly. She answered all of my questions. She spent a lot of time with me. She thoroughly explained my tests, my risk factors, treatment options. I felt like she really cared about me.

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February 22, 2021

5.0

Difficulty in scheduling an appointment

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February 12, 2021

5.0

Dr. Wilsbacher is the most caring, patient and compassionate doctor I've ever met. Her thoroughness and follow thru are very timely. She listens well and provides positive encouragement. I couldn't ask for a better cardiologist under the circumstances and urgency.

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February 11, 2021

5.0

I liked her presentation and the way she listened to my answers. I think she was very thorough

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February 11, 2021

5.0

She knows what she knows and is willing to consult when appropriate

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February 04, 2021

3.0

Very pleasant attitude , and willingness to explain procedures.

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February 04, 2021

5.0

Her knowledge, advice and expertise

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February 02, 2021

5.0

She is thorough, thoughtful, compassionate, and extremely knowledgable.

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January 29, 2021

5.0

Primarily, I feel cared for by a competent physician. I did not feel like a mere patient: I felt like a person being listened to and probed regarding my health.

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January 29, 2021

5.0

believe she helped me recover from my grave heart problem,while I was in nw for 8 long days in the hospital.

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January 28, 2021

5.0

She spoke in a way I could understand it and you can tell she knows her field.

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January 28, 2021

5.0

she is vry perfect hight skill Doctor

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January 28, 2021

5.0

Detailed physical exam even despite telehealth limitations.

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January 28, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable, listens to your concerns, explains things well. Very personable and likeable.

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January 26, 2021

5.0

Wilsbacher answers every question thoroughly.

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January 18, 2021

5.0

She is very careful and thorough in her explanations. She listens really well and cares.

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January 14, 2021

5.0

She is the best. Great physician, caring and thoughtful doctor. I’m very fortunate to have her as my cardiologist.

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January 07, 2021

5.0

Made me feel at ease and very patient with me in answering her questions.

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December 28, 2020

5.0

Very thorough

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December 28, 2020

5.0

thorough, pleasant. tough to get appointment, only negative

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December 21, 2020

5.0

Very nice & professional

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December 18, 2020

5.0

Because she knows her job, very competent .

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December 17, 2020

5.0

Very attentive and helpful

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December 17, 2020

5.0

she was very nice. She explained things well and did not seem rushed.

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December 17, 2020

5.0

Very caring and takes the time to understand your issues.

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November 19, 2020

5.0

Excellent Dr.

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November 19, 2020

5.0

Very thorough, knowledgeable and personable

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November 18, 2020

5.0

Good personal vs. professional balance communication during appointment.

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November 13, 2020

5.0

She's great!

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November 13, 2020

5.0

The Doctor!

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November 12, 2020

5.0

She is one of the only providers who actually read my chart and knew something about me. She also had empathy and listened without making me feel rushed or inferior.

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November 12, 2020

5.0

Dr. Wilsbacher was kind, knowledgeable, timely and informative.

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November 12, 2020

5.0

I feel like I am in great hands with the combined expertise of Dr. Kim, Dr. Zielinski and Dr. Wilsbacher.

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October 29, 2020

5.0

The attention and care provided by Dr. Lisa Wilsbacher was tremendous. She listened to what I had to say and what my concerns were. She explained things very nicely and elaborated upon her suggestion and reasons to approach my issue very attentively in a non condescending manner. I left her office feeling better and a more educated patient.

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October 22, 2020

5.0

Her bedside manner was great and she knows what she is talking about

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October 22, 2020

5.0

They seemed very knowledgeable on a subject most doctors do not know exist.

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October 22, 2020

5.0

Knowledgeable, patient, answered all my questions, positive demeanor.

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October 19, 2020

5.0

The doctor listened to me and answered my questions. She was thorough.

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October 14, 2020

5.0

She is very knowledgeable, listened to me, and provided excellent information. Overall, I highly recommend her.

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October 14, 2020

5.0

Dr. Wilsbacher was very informative and helpful. She answered all my questions thoughtfully and I wasn't rushed. She is very pleasant and caring. The facility is great and the check-in process was efficient and friendly.

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October 08, 2020

5.0

She's awesome

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October 08, 2020

5.0

Awesome staff

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October 08, 2020

5.0

Loved her. Compassionate, extremely knowledgeable, thorough.

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October 08, 2020

5.0

Reputation, quality

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October 01, 2020

5.0

She took the time to weave together my history; my symptoms or her expertise of what works in terms of testing and treatment.

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October 01, 2020

5.0

Very pleased with my new cardiologist. Dr. Wilsbacher is very thorough and I felt relieved when I left.

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September 24, 2020

5.0

She was simply the best. Thanks very much

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September 24, 2020

5.0

Dr. Wilsbacher was exceptional. She was thorough and addressed all of my questions. Super kind and made me feel ver comfortable. I feel fortunate to have hear as my cardiologist.

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September 21, 2020

5.0

This was my first appointment with Dr Wilsbacher. She was friendly, empathetic, explained my condition in a way I could understand and answered my questions with confidence.

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September 21, 2020

5.0

Have had positive experiences with a variety of doctors and patient services representatives.

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September 17, 2020

5.0

She is adorable very professional!!!God bless her?üôè?üèª

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September 17, 2020

5.0

Wonderful doctors and very attention to me and helping with all the questions. God bless all them. ?üôè?üèª

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September 14, 2020

5.0

Lisa was very thorough and gave clear, easy to understand explanation of the results and next steps

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