Ronald T. Ackermann, MD, MPH

Ronald T. Ackermann, MD, MPH

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Internal Medicine

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Wisconsin Madison School of Medicine - 1997
Residency:
University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio Joe and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine - 2000

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine (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 

181 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

50 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

50 Reviews

August 05, 2023

5.0

He’s great, took time to explain everything

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July 27, 2023

5.0

Dr. Ackermann is sole effectively able to blend patient needs with his exceptional technical expertise. I trust him completely with my medical needs.

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July 06, 2023

5.0

Dr. Ackermann always provides detailed instructions and information when answering your questions.

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June 26, 2023

5.0

He is very professional, instructive, and caring.

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June 19, 2023

5.0

Excellent doctor and an excellent teacher who communicates clearly. I am very confident that I am being understood when I have Tele-Med phone calls just as good quality as in person.

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June 15, 2023

5.0

Always the best doctor!

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June 13, 2023

5.0

In all of my years of experience, I have not had a better doctor. Words can not express how grateful I am for his attention to my situation. I am deeply appreciative and thankful to be his patient.

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June 05, 2023

5.0

Looked at me directly, gave me lots of time

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May 22, 2023

5.0

Dr. Ackermann I believe is one of the best primary doctors in Northwestern

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May 16, 2023

5.0

Under Dr. Ackermann’s care, my health had improved drastically, he explains everything in layman’s terms so everything is completely understood, helps me set goals to achieve healthier choices. Dr. Ackermann is truly, truly one of the best.

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May 09, 2023

5.0

Same as above. He talks to his patients.

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May 01, 2023

5.0

Always listens and provides practical advice.

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April 29, 2023

5.0

He was extremely attentive, engaged, excellent listener, and offered thoughtful analysis and advice. Impressive, especially given that he stepped in when my regular internist was unable to see me.

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April 20, 2023

5.0

Dr. Ackermann is very knowledgeable, he always comes very well prepared by having reviewed my medical history and he proposes great plans of action.

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April 10, 2023

5.0

Doctor listened to all my concerns

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April 08, 2023

5.0

Excellent

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March 06, 2023

5.0

He is kind, takes time with you and actively listens and engages with sincere concern.

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March 02, 2023

5.0

Great doctor

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March 02, 2023

5.0

Dr Ackermann is knowledgeable, compassionate and patient, he listens and explains thing extremely well.

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February 27, 2023

5.0

He seemed to really care about me and want to help me

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February 20, 2023

5.0

Great listener, answers my questions and makes sure I understand. He has always been pleasant and professional.

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February 12, 2023

5.0

He is a great inspirational physician!

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February 09, 2023

5.0

Had great appointment with Dr. Ron Ackermann today, by far the best doctor I've ever met, in both art and science of medicine. His skill set is phenomenal -- keen analytics, high intelligence, innovative thinker, and the right mix of compassion and professionalism. Also explains things with interesting analogies and examples. He reminds me of classic movie superheroes who genuinely care about people -- and make the patient's world a safe, healing, hopeful place.

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February 07, 2023

5.0

Kind, caring, knowledgeable good care

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January 30, 2023

5.0

Dr. Ackermann was so personable and genuinely invested in treating my illness to the best of his ability. He was thoughtful and truly listened. He explained every finding during my exam and guided me through each step in his care routine. His assessment and diagnosis was followed through with a thorough explanation of my treatment plan. Dr. Ackermann answered all of my questions and encouraged me to reach out should I experience any issues; truly a well-rounded, intelligent and kind doctor!

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January 26, 2023

5.0

Dr. Ackermann has been my physician for years. He's always been professional, caring and thorough

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January 20, 2023

5.0

Dr. Ackerman was compassionate, empathetic and clear in his delivery of medical advice. He did not rush through the telehealth call. Instead he took time to understand what was going on with me and provided explanations on likely causes of symptoms and recommended treatment. He was specific to my case and it was obvious he had read the file beforehand to know both my conditions and circumstances. He even gave me specific dates for isolation and what to watch for. I appreciated his authenticity and concern for my wellbeing.

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January 17, 2023

5.0

Very detail oriented.

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January 09, 2023

5.0

Doc being himself

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January 05, 2023

4.0

He is clear and sounds like a good doctor. But have not had met him in person.

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December 30, 2022

5.0

Dr. Ackermann is always willing to explain his treatment recommendations and answer any questions. He and his team have responded quickly to all inquiries. And, of course, he was instrumental in accurately diagnosing a potentially serious illness and getting me the best team available to resolve it.

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December 26, 2022

5.0

We discussed exactly what our plans are to moving forward.

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December 18, 2022

5.0

I have been Dr Ackermann's patient a few years, we have a great understanding of my issues. He is very thorough with my health care.

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December 12, 2022

5.0

He gave me the okay for my surgery and still want me to do follow with love work and I appreciate that too

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December 03, 2022

5.0

Professional, listens to me, never feel rushed or pressured.

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November 29, 2022

5.0

He has been very good to this patient and extremely supportive!

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November 22, 2022

5.0

Dr. Ronald T. Ackermann is truly the best primary physician. He takes his time to explain everything in layman’s terms and especially provides the best health care. Under his guidance, I am now living a healthy lifestyle. Dr. Ackermann is one of kind and true gem. Northwestern should be honored to have such an incredible doctor as part of your team.

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November 21, 2022

5.0

Thank You taking Care Me

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November 17, 2022

5.0

I believe that he really cares about my health.

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November 05, 2022

5.0

I would recommend it to my friends, personally I like the attention it gives me.

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October 31, 2022

5.0

He’s patient, welcoming and cares about his practice. He explained everything he was telling me in detail and took his time. I didn’t feel rushed or any anxiety with the information he gave. His calmness brought my anxiety down and made me feel like I accomplished a doctors visit with clear answers.

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October 31, 2022

5.0

He is personable, informative and concerned about my well being. I felt well cared for under his instruction.

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October 17, 2022

5.0

Accuracy

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October 13, 2022

5.0

Dr. Ackermann is very knowledgeable.

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September 27, 2022

5.0

My examination was thorough; everything was explained clearly to me; with the information I got from Dr Ackermann we changed some medicines and came up with a new plan to deal with my problem of falling Dr Ackermann is perhaps the best doctor I’ve ever dealt with.

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September 26, 2022

5.0

His thoroughness and professional accessibility.

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September 23, 2022

5.0

He is very thorough, and patient.

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September 22, 2022

5.0

He’s the best, always looking out for my best interests.

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September 08, 2022

5.0

Dr. Ackermann patiently listens to my concerns, he is very thorough in his analysis, he has a calming manner, and he is nice. I have very high confidence in him.

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September 08, 2022

5.0

Patient, knowledgeable and candid.

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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

  • UnitedHealth Group, Inc.

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