Ravi Kalhan, MD

Ravi Kalhan, MD

4.9 
495 ratings  Read Reviews
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Primary Specialty

Pulmonology

Secondary Specialty

  • Critical Care Medicine

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Practice Focus Areas

  • Asthma
  • Chronic Lung Disease
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (Copd)
  • Smoking Cessation

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine - 2000
Residency:
University of Pennsylvania Health System - 2003
Fellowships:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2006

Media

Board Certifications

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

Faculty Profile

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 

495 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 29, 2022

5.0

Dr Kalhan was very knowledgable and professional about my COPD condition. He answered all my questions and was very helpful by giving me advice on what to ecpect and howvto deal with it

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March 28, 2022

5.0

Patient, answered all questions, good information, made you comfortable

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March 28, 2022

5.0

Knows how to make people feel at ease

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March 21, 2022

5.0

Good Doctor

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March 21, 2022

5.0

Dr Kalhan has helped me tremendously.

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March 18, 2022

5.0

He is the best.

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March 14, 2022

5.0

Excellent care, listens carefully and explains treatment plan.

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March 14, 2022

5.0

The positive way he interacts with his patients

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March 11, 2022

5.0

Good class

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March 07, 2022

5.0

Dr. Kalhan is attentive, answers questions throughly and gives excellent advice. He’s also very charismatic, and has a wonderful sense of humor. I always feel better when I leave than I did before the visit.

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March 07, 2022

5.0

Dr. Kalhan has supervised my care since 2017 when I could only walk a few steps because of my uncontrolled asthma. I’m on an effective treatment plan which has been working well for a number of years. I am grateful for my care by Dr. Kalhan and the Pulmonary team.

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March 07, 2022

5.0

I have gone to Dr. Kalhan for several years and he has been successful in getting my asthma under control. With this latest flare-up, he subscribed some new things that hopefully will solve my problems.

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March 07, 2022

5.0

He listens to me He’s polite

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March 01, 2022

5.0

He always listens.

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February 28, 2022

4.0

I don't know. I guess not thorough or informative. Maybe 7/8 in Mt score.

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February 11, 2022

5.0

Have been seeing doctor for 7 years. Trust him for my care.

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February 08, 2022

5.0

Excellent thoughtful, empathetic physician. Patiently answered all my questions

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February 07, 2022

5.0

First time I met him was very comfortable

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February 07, 2022

5.0

He is an excellent pulmonologist.

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February 04, 2022

5.0

Highly professional and empathetic

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February 02, 2022

5.0

He listens and answers questions.

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January 31, 2022

5.0

Dr Kalhan is knowledgeable and experienced. He takes a personal interest in my care.

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January 31, 2022

5.0

My lungs are doing well. They weren't until Dr. Kalhan

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January 24, 2022

5.0

excellent doctor.

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January 20, 2022

5.0

Great doctor ..very knowledgeable ,cares about his patients etc!

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January 03, 2022

5.0

I always find him very reassuring after seeing him I feel confident that my condition is being well controlled.

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January 03, 2022

5.0

Professional and caring

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December 22, 2021

5.0

He is beyond brilliant, compassionate, inquisitive, charming. What else do you want in a doctor.

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December 20, 2021

5.0

Dr. Kalhan is knowledgeable and professional.

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December 13, 2021

5.0

Caring and very professional

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December 13, 2021

5.0

Extremely competent , professional, personable, thorough

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December 13, 2021

5.0

Dr Ravi Kalhan is a wonderful and very professional doctor who answered all my concerns clearly and concisely.

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December 10, 2021

5.0

The best.

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December 10, 2021

5.0

Kind and understanding.

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December 08, 2021

5.0

He explained my CT results clearly and answered all of my questions. My ongoing care was explained and I'm ready to continue

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December 03, 2021

5.0

doctor is very Professional and very caring .

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November 30, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable. Takes time to listen and respond to patient concerns.

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November 29, 2021

5.0

He answered all my questions and, like myself, is frustrated that Medicaid won't cover certain inhalers unless I'm allergic to 3.

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November 26, 2021

5.0

Dr. Kalhan has been my physician for over 10 years now. He shows great concern and answers all of my questions.

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November 22, 2021

5.0

Dr Kalhan and his resident were very thorough in their explanations of the medical issues I was experiencing. They were professional and I particularly liked Dr. Kalhan’s dry sense of humor!

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November 22, 2021

5.0

Expertise

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November 09, 2021

5.0

Care for the patient and very knowledgeable and vastly experienced.

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November 08, 2021

5.0

Dr. Kalhan is excellent. He always answers all of my questions thoroughly and has excellent bedside manners.

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November 08, 2021

5.0

Simply very good doctor.

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November 08, 2021

5.0

Direct honest answers to your questions

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November 01, 2021

5.0

.professional, pleasant, relaxed atmosphere

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October 22, 2021

5.0

He keeps track of my pulmonary problem and treats it well.

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October 22, 2021

5.0

Dr Kalhan is a terrific doctor who listens and helps.

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October 19, 2021

5.0

Dr. Kalyan is Great. Always has a plan for me to feel better.

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October 11, 2021

5.0

He was thorough and caring.

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October 08, 2021

5.0

He is a first-rate communicator and attentive physician. (With a great set of accomplishments and responsibilities.) A role model in my book!

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October 06, 2021

5.0

Educated and smart

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October 06, 2021

4.0

He seemed interested in my condition and listened to what I had to say.

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October 05, 2021

5.0

He is an excellent physician.

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October 04, 2021

2.0

Very little time spent with me even after a 3 month wait, not a lot of explanation of what to expect moving forward, little insight given about his findings or conclusions, just seemed like he wanted to move on. Seemed competent and experienced, but not helpful.

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October 04, 2021

5.0

Dr Kalhan was very personable and professional. He took his time with me, listened to my concerns, and came up with a great plan to address them.

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October 04, 2021

5.0

Took his time

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October 04, 2021

5.0

Informative, clear and caring

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September 28, 2021

5.0

Personable and factual

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September 27, 2021

5.0

Though I can't fully answer this until I have more testing done and follow up w/ him in a few months, I can tell he's a whip smart, confident, friendly, non-judgmental doctor.

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September 24, 2021

5.0

Has given me my pulmonary care for many years. He is dedicated to his patients and works together with them for the best options and treatment.

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September 22, 2021

5.0

I like Dr. Kalhan’s approach. He’s direct and very professional while being interested, kind and humorous. I like personable professionals!

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September 21, 2021

5.0

The doctor was personable and genuinely listened to my concerns

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September 20, 2021

0.0

His manner. Needs to be more interested. I’m an actual human being.

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September 20, 2021

5.0

He has great reviews

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September 17, 2021

5.0

Caring professional.

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September 17, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable,explain things I can understand,pleasant

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September 13, 2021

5.0

He is skilled

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September 08, 2021

5.0

He was professional, had a nice demeanor, and seemed knowledgeable.

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September 07, 2021

5.0

Tests were taken- What was thought to give a positive answer to our problem - was not positive

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September 07, 2021

5.0

He was able to diagnosis me and prescribe the medication that has changed my life after my first visit. I have been seeing other pulmonologist for years and years with no relief.

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August 30, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable, caring

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August 17, 2021

5.0

He is very good at explaining his ideas.

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August 16, 2021

5.0

Very kind and informative about my concerns.

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August 12, 2021

5.0

Dr Kalhan is very knowledgeable and professional

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August 10, 2021

5.0

Nice; answered my questions

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August 09, 2021

5.0

Quality of care

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August 06, 2021

5.0

Because he's excellent

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August 03, 2021

5.0

Been my doctor for almost 12 years. I have complete confidence in his knowledge and care.

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July 31, 2021

5.0

He is sharp and considerate

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July 30, 2021

5.0

He is caring and understanding.

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July 27, 2021

5.0

Dr Kalhan is a very gentle, mind man.

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July 26, 2021

5.0

Dr Kalgan is extremely knowledgeable, makes me feel confident that I am receiving the best care possible.

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July 26, 2021

5.0

Dr Kalhan is very knowledgeable and attentive

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June 29, 2021

5.0

He is a good listener and explains the situation in a clear, concise, and meaningful manner.

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June 28, 2021

5.0

Super professional me explicó todo muy bien quede muy satisfecho Gracias

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June 23, 2021

5.0

Trust his care and plan.

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June 07, 2021

5.0

High standards and professional

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June 07, 2021

5.0

Professional, caring, superior care

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June 07, 2021

5.0

He is super smart, kind, professional, everything you hope your doctor would be.

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June 02, 2021

5.0

Been with him a long time

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June 01, 2021

5.0

Excellent doctor. Caring, easy to understand & listens to you.

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May 26, 2021

5.0

He is personable and made sure you had no further concerns when you left.

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May 26, 2021

5.0

Easy to talk to.

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May 24, 2021

5.0

High level of confidence in Dr. Kalhan's knowledge and professionalism.

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May 17, 2021

5.0

We've been with Dr Kalhan for about five years now. At some point fairly early on, he came up with a drug combination that has kept me in pretty good shape for the last several years.

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May 10, 2021

4.0

Direct no time waster

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May 06, 2021

5.0

He is calm and reassuring. Listens to what you have to say or what you are worried about.

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May 04, 2021

5.0

Excellent doctor. He has given me my life back. Not only that. He takes his time and listens to you when you have a question. His goal is to make you healthy. Love him.

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May 04, 2021

5.0

Doctor Kalhan took the time to answer all my questions and review my tests promptly.

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Disclosures

Industry Relationships

Consulting / Related Activities

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

  • American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)
  • AstraZeneca
  • CSA Medical. Inc.
  • CVS Caremark
  • GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)
  • HealthSTAR Communications
  • National Jewish Health
  • New York University (NYU)

Service on Board of Directors

Faculty member served in a fiduciary capacity, such as a board member/director, officer, or trustee, for the following companies or other entities

  • Respiratory Health Association of Metropolitan Chicago

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