Stephen A. VanHaerents, MD

Stephen A. VanHaerents, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Epilepsy

Secondary Specialty

  • Clinical Neurophysiology

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, Wayne State University School of Medicine - 2009
Internship:
Beaumont Health (Royal Oak) - 2010
Residency:
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - 2013
Fellowships:
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - 2014

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Clinical Neurophysiology (Certified)
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Epilepsy (Certified)
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Neurology (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:
Central DuPage Hospital
Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Palos Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

46 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

47 Reviews

November 15, 2020

5.0

Because he is an excellent neurologist who has helped me as a patient and a person throughout the years. He is very knowledgeable. My family and friends are already aware of how confident I am in him.

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November 15, 2020

5.0

Because Dr VanHaerents takes the time to listen, he is an excellent neurologist and I have dealt with many in the last 40 yrs. He explains things to me clearly and makes sure I have a copy of his notes before I leave which many MD's don't. People are confused sometimes when leaving a MD's office not quite sure what was said but if you are given the notes or have access to them it is important. This has been an extremely difficult year for me and without he and his nurse, Liz I don't know what I would have done without them.

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November 11, 2020

5.0

Dr.VanHaerent's is easy to talk to, responds quickly to MyChart questions. Thorough.

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November 11, 2020

5.0

I like how pro active Dr.VanHaerent's is and he is easy to talk to.

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November 05, 2020

5.0

Dr. VanHaerents took his time, explained eveything in detail, I felt he undertands all my concerns and was addressing them. Very pleasant person. I felt very well taken care of.

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November 05, 2020

5.0

Smooth checkin on the phone, friendly and efficient staff, on time appointment.

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October 22, 2020

5.0

He goes the distance to ensure his care is top notch.

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October 22, 2020

5.0

Doctor VanHaerents is rockstar!

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October 22, 2020

5.0

He knows what he is doing

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October 22, 2020

5.0

Awesome doctor Very caring and extremely Genius

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October 18, 2020

5.0

He is very respectful

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October 14, 2020

5.0

He was thorough and resolute. We finally found a diagnosis after a full year. Hopefully, he can help.

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October 07, 2020

5.0

He spent a lot of time with me

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October 07, 2020

5.0

Experience of the doctors and variety of neuro specialty careI would give a 10 if there were more in the western suburbs but with online appointment it makes it easier to talk with your doctor without 3 hour travel time.

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September 29, 2020

5.0

Dr.Vanharents is very caring and listens to what you say.

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September 29, 2020

5.0

Dr.Vanharents really listens and gives a lot of good information. He really makes you feel comfortable.

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September 24, 2020

5.0

.DR.VanHaerents is the best

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September 24, 2020

5.0

There is no better doctor for our needs than Dr. Van Haerents.

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September 15, 2020

5.0

For the reasons stated above. But mainly for Dr. Van Haerents professional care and concern for treatment for my seizure activity.

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September 15, 2020

5.0

I felt that the Neurologist and Assistant were very caring and compassionate - not to mention concerned - with the neurological condition that I have. The doctor also appeared determined to find the connection of what is causing the seizures that happen occasionally to me. Prevention of the seizures is his treatment plan for me.

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September 14, 2020

5.0

Finally got a diagnosis from him to help. Go to the downtown offices

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September 14, 2020

5.0

Dr Van Haerants is wonderful. Gives great attention and mindful of your thoughts and questions

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September 09, 2020

5.0

He is easy to speak with. He is caring.

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September 09, 2020

5.0

Dr Vanhaerents is excellent. He is attentive and a good listener. He puts me at ease.Also, his attending RN, Liz, has also been helpful as well.

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September 08, 2020

4.0

Skills and attentiveness of Dr VanH and Liz

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September 03, 2020

5.0

Very good listener. He caredExplained things Made sure he understood what I was saying and dealing with.

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September 01, 2020

5.0

Again, I really like Dr. VanHaerents. He is kind, patient and thorough.

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September 01, 2020

5.0

Dr. VanHaerents is great. He is kind, patient and thorough.

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August 20, 2020

5.0

Excellent communicator, he takes the time to explain what his concerns & course of action is, as well as listening to what you feel is important or upsetting. He knows how to help the patient and guide them without upsetting them. His nurse, Liz has always been able to answer any question/email. Together I have more confidence and trust in them and during this pandemic it is so important for me as patient to have that superior guidance.

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August 15, 2020

5.0

Very kind, knowledgeable. Deeply cares about patient wellbeing

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August 14, 2020

5.0

Excellent knowledge of my needs

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August 11, 2020

5.0

Dr. VanHaerents is a wonderful and caring physician. He clearly and carefully explains diagnostic information, test results, and my treatment plan and medications.

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August 11, 2020

5.0

I have received excellent care at NM.

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August 05, 2020

5.0

He was extremely knowledgeable and he listened carefully, compassionate and provided me with an action plan.

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July 31, 2020

5.0

Our appointment with Dr. VanHaerents was everything we were hoping in that he spent almost 90 minutes with us and put in motion a detailed plan to address my seizure issues and cognitive issues. He also provided an excellent After Visit Summary which has made follow up and scheduling easy with referrals, phone numbers and more. We would definitely recommend Dr. VanHaerents.

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July 28, 2020

5.0

Easy to talk to

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July 28, 2020

5.0

Easy to talk to

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July 28, 2020

5.0

He is a really compassionate and knowledgeable dr

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July 27, 2020

5.0

Such a great doctor! Thank you

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July 27, 2020

5.0

The doctor was very informational and I would definitely recommend him!

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July 23, 2020

5.0

He is an excellent listener who pays attention to what his patient Is saying, shows concern, can guide you with his vast knowledge, even during this pandemic he was able to work with me through many many issues calmly and in a way that was reassuring to me. He made sure when I left I had a copy of the day's visit showing what his instructions and what we had talked about. Between he and his nurse, Liz they both have been what have helped during this pandemic because I live alone and I am 71 years old I had a seizure they immediately communicated with me, when I had oral surgery they communicated with my oral surgeon who was very impressed with them. I can't say enough about both of them. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to letting you know what a wonderful physician and nurse and team they are.

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July 22, 2020

5.0

Same. Appears to be very informed and caring.

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July 22, 2020

5.0

Very easy to talk to. Will provide time to answer guestions. Also most importantly a very competent physician.

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June 29, 2020

5.0

Dr. VanHaerents is very thorough and kind.

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June 16, 2020

5.0

He doesn't miss a thing. Never in a hurry , very detailed ....he really is a brilliant doctor.

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June 16, 2020

5.0

The attention to every aspect of care is unmatched

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June 14, 2020

5.0

The doctor spent a lot of time asking questions. Seemed thorough.

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