Neil J. Stone, MD

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Primary Specialty

Cardiology

Secondary Specialty

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Practice Focus Areas

  • Lipid Disorders (Cholesterol and Triglycerides)

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine - 1968
Residency:
Mass General Brigham - 1970
Fellowships:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 1975

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease (Certified)
  • 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:
nmpn
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

5.0
5.0 

1493 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

84 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

84 Reviews

August 30, 2023

5.0

specialist in cholesterol care

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August 20, 2023

5.0

Authority on lipids!

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August 18, 2023

5.0

Knowledge of specific problem

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August 17, 2023

5.0

Very knowledgeable Very kind

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August 17, 2023

5.0

He is a specialist in his field

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August 16, 2023

5.0

Because he’s a Lipidologist he understands about cholesterol and can help you better than a regular MD doctor that’s from my experiences

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August 16, 2023

5.0

Easy to work with, sincere in his intention to offer the bet medical care possible.

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August 15, 2023

5.0

He is professional and most informative Dr I’ve ever seen. He’s a perfect 10!

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August 14, 2023

5.0

Dr. Stone is knowledgeable and truly cares for his patients .

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August 14, 2023

5.0

Excellent physician! Very responsive and truly cares for patients.

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August 14, 2023

5.0

Very Professional

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August 10, 2023

5.0

See above + Dr. Stone is not only a top leader in his field but extraordinarily committed to individualized patient care

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August 10, 2023

5.0

The Best! SO KNOWLEDGEABLE AND GREAT BEDSIDE MANNER

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August 10, 2023

5.0

expert care, good guy

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August 09, 2023

5.0

Excellent physician

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August 06, 2023

5.0

He is fabulous and thorough! He knows his stuff and is on top of research to back his assessments.

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August 04, 2023

5.0

Very thorough and excellent care.

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August 02, 2023

5.0

Personable, kind, engaged, brilliant.

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August 02, 2023

5.0

Dr. Stone is knowledgeable, kind and caring. The best cardiologist anyone can ask for.

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August 01, 2023

5.0

He knows me and my life and history and is always prepared to see and evaluate any changes in my status

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August 01, 2023

5.0

Superb physician, thorough and highly expert in his opinion and assessment

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August 01, 2023

5.0

Excellent, compassionate physician. Dr. Stone is a great asset to your cardiology program.

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August 01, 2023

5.0

Calm yet firm. Confident and knowledgeable.

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July 30, 2023

5.0

Excellent physican! And diagnostician.

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July 28, 2023

5.0

Highly competent

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July 28, 2023

5.0

Always listening to me and answers all my questions. He really cares about his patients

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July 28, 2023

5.0

Dr. Stone is a highly knowledgeable and compassionate professional

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July 28, 2023

5.0

He cares

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July 27, 2023

5.0

The man has little kept me alive.

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July 24, 2023

5.0

Top notch, caring professional. Dr. Stone goes above and beyond others.

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July 21, 2023

5.0

Super star caring for me 20+ years

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July 20, 2023

5.0

What an amazing Doctor. He really took the time to listen carefully and fully explain.

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July 20, 2023

5.0

Expertise

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July 19, 2023

5.0

Great physician. Very thorough in examination and treatment.

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July 18, 2023

5.0

Excellent care. Answers all questions.

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July 17, 2023

5.0

He’s thorough, easy to talk to, and of course his knowledge is top rated. I also like that he brings interns in so that they can learn from him.

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July 14, 2023

5.0

Dr. Stone takes his time and is makes sure I understand my treatment, he explains everything so well. He’s also willing to work with me and is quite patient in doing so. Not at all dismissive.

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July 14, 2023

5.0

Very patient oriented. Excellent explanations regarding medical issues. Quite detailed in his medical analysis

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July 13, 2023

5.0

My family also 💕 Dr. Stone.

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July 12, 2023

5.0

experience and knowledge of cardio prevention

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July 12, 2023

5.0

He is explains everything in layman’s terms always responding to questions in a respectful manner. He always make feel comfortable and confident in his diagnoses.

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July 10, 2023

5.0

He's been my cardiologist for almost 30 years... since about 1995! He's caring and very conscientious. He is very thorough and specific about his recommendations. Outstanding doctor!! He's THE BEST!!!

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July 08, 2023

5.0

Dr Stone Stone is a knowlegable and compassionate physician.

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July 02, 2023

5.0

One of the most intelligent, caring and competent physician’s I have ever met!!

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July 01, 2023

5.0

Dr. Stone is an exceptional physician. He provides individualized and comprehensive assessment of my medical issues and treatment plan. He answers my many questions and takes my views and concerns into account. It is rare to find a physician as caring, attentive, knowledgeable, interested, and thoughtful as he.

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June 29, 2023

5.0

Excellent caring Dr. who takes his time to learn the patient and solve the problems in order to a healthier lifestyle.

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June 29, 2023

5.0

The best

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June 28, 2023

5.0

Caring, compassionate Dr that doesn’t over medicate you.

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June 28, 2023

5.0

He never rushes me and listens carefully to my concerns.

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June 26, 2023

5.0

Dr Stone is warm, respectful and completely knowledgeable. He answered all of my questions thoroughly

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June 25, 2023

5.0

excellent physician

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June 23, 2023

5.0

Doctor is very detailed oriented and providing required feedback

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June 22, 2023

5.0

Dr Stone cares very much about his patients. He's very knowledgeable and listens well.

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June 22, 2023

5.0

Dr. Stone obviously knows his subject as well as anyone. He shares his expertise with directness and warmth

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June 22, 2023

5.0

Dr. Stone is thorough, conscientious, and caring. His life-style change message is one of tough love, derived from vast clinical experience and genuine heartfelt concern. Sound, fatherly advice.

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June 21, 2023

5.0

Doctor explained everything were i can understand..very helpful information

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June 21, 2023

5.0

Best doctor.

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June 21, 2023

5.0

He is THE BEST human as well as a Dr. so caring, concerned, informative.

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June 21, 2023

5.0

Smart and thorough

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June 20, 2023

5.0

He is genuinely interested in patients problem and tries to find suitable treatment for them. Individualized approach about patients with at most patience on his part is remarkable and I deeply appreciate that.

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June 19, 2023

5.0

Very friendly and knowledgeable

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June 19, 2023

5.0

He is a renowned expert in his field.

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June 19, 2023

5.0

See above. Dr. Stone is very personable, extremely thorough in covering all aspects of my lipid control. He cares about me as a person and allows as much time as is needed to discuss my health.

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June 16, 2023

5.0

Dr. Stone goes above and beyond as a doctor. His many years of knowledge and experience is going to benefit me as the patient. I feel very fortunate to have Dr Stone as my cardiologist. He is very passionate about making sure that I understand my condition. I greatly appreciate his thoroughness when explaining my medication regiment.

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June 16, 2023

5.0

And if I could score this a 20, I certainly would. Not only does Dr. Stone follow me in clinic, but a phone call from him is not at all uncommon. I am, simply, his patient. And he is my doctor.

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June 15, 2023

5.0

Dr Stone was fabulous! He took a wholistic perspective and engaged with me in interactive decision making. Very personable as well

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June 15, 2023

5.0

I think Dr Stone is a great cardiologist

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June 14, 2023

5.0

Dr Neil Stone is fantastic. His thoroughness is much appreciated!!

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June 13, 2023

5.0

Kind, smart, caring

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June 13, 2023

5.0

He is an amazing Dr from all angles. Dr Stone has taken Grrreat care of me for over 20 years.

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June 13, 2023

5.0

They are the best in all of Illinois

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June 12, 2023

5.0

H e communicates well and makes me feel cared for.

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June 08, 2023

5.0

Dr Stone is the main reason I go. He is no nonsense straight forward and totally on top of his game. I feel I am alive today and have the best chance of having a good quality of life due to him. I can not thank him enough!

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June 08, 2023

5.0

Simply the best.

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June 07, 2023

5.0

Dr. Stone has lots of experience and reviews history, does exam and concludes with summary & plan of treatment.

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June 06, 2023

5.0

I have been with Dr. Stone for over 20 years and he is responsive and is on top of my care.

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June 05, 2023

5.0

I always feel that Dr. Stone takes a thorough, comprehensive look at my situation.

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June 05, 2023

5.0

I believed that I was the only important thing he had to take care of. Significsntbas he had to accommodate my mistake over the appointment being in-person vs telemedicine. He was bountiful in patience and empathy

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May 31, 2023

5.0

Caring patient wise

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May 31, 2023

5.0

Terrific

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May 31, 2023

5.0

My cardiologist is highly knowledgeable, professional, caring, thoughtful, thorough, and available doctor I have ever met.

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May 30, 2023

5.0

A doctor who truly cares. He spent so much time with me and was very through.

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May 30, 2023

5.0

Knowledgeable, took his time, thorough, explains well incorporating scientific data/evidence and experience. Answered questions thoroughly.

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May 25, 2023

5.0

Doctor Stone the most caring doctor

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Industry Relationships

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

  • American College of Cardiology (ACC)
  • National Lipid Association

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