Channa Amarasekera, MD

Channa Amarasekera, MD

4.9 
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Urology

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, Harvard Medical School - 2014
Residency:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2020
Fellowships:
Rush University Medical Center - 2021

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Assistant Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
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Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

144 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

97 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

97 Reviews

March 28, 2022

4.0

He was very cordial and attentive. He tried his best to make me comfortable.

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March 25, 2022

5.0

He was truly professional, I would recommend him to all of my love ones and friends

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March 18, 2022

5.0

Excellent professional manner. Knowledgeable, personable, informative and caring, with a sense of humor. Not in a hurry. Thought deeply about my issues and communicated clearly.

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March 15, 2022

5.0

He makes the patients feel comfortable, easy to converse with and it is clear he is listening. I already recommended him after my first visit and will continue now that I also had a well run follow-up procedure last week.

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March 14, 2022

5.0

Very relatable doctor. Made me feel at ease right away and was to the point.

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March 12, 2022

5.0

Dr Channa made me feel comfortable with my situation. He listened to my problems and explained everything in detail. If he had a private practice I would be first in line. 👍🏻❤️

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March 08, 2022

5.0

He was great. Made me feel very comfortable.

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March 04, 2022

5.0

Dr Channa Amarasekera could not be easier to talk to about any topic and he is very down to Earth. No airs of any task being beneath him because he’s an MD He takes time to talk about any concern and is clearly an expert in his field

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February 28, 2022

5.0

Very professional, experienced and pleasant.

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February 28, 2022

5.0

Good listener and not in a rush

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February 18, 2022

5.0

I had been to NM urology previously and wasn't as pleased with my service, but Dr. Amarasekera made up for the previous providers. He showed genuine concern for my issue, took the time to listen to me, allowed me to communicate what I was feeling, explained all options, and allowed me to make an informed decision. There are a lot of providers at NM that can learn from his bedside manner.

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February 16, 2022

5.0

Dr Amarasekera was very professional, informative and provided me with next steps going forward.

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February 13, 2022

5.0

Compassionate care from the doctor and staff.

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February 11, 2022

5.0

I really appreciated that Dr. Amarasekera addressed my feedback I delivered a few days ago. It meant alot and made me feel cared for. I also appreciated that we talked about the results of my surgery from last week. It was clear he was prepared.

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February 10, 2022

5.0

I like him friendly and professional

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February 08, 2022

5.0

He was personable & knew how to communicate with people.

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February 08, 2022

5.0

Dr. Amarasekera is an excellent-fine doctor; he's sincere, compassionate and REALLY bright. He's friendly and warm, leaving no stone unturned! I highly recommend him.

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February 04, 2022

5.0

Plus, he initiates phone calls to check in on his patients. He’s just the best!

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February 01, 2022

4.0

Not a good communication

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January 31, 2022

5.0

Both him and the resident Dr Pharm took time to understand my concerns and conditions

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January 31, 2022

5.0

He had a great “bedside manner”

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January 31, 2022

5.0

well spoken, take time necessary with each patient, knowledge, compassionate, very nice demeanor

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January 28, 2022

5.0

Very considerate and thorough.

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January 25, 2022

5.0

Dr Amarasekera was extremely easy to talk to and he took the time to listen to all of my questions and concerns

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January 24, 2022

5.0

He was very professional. He took the time to explain the options. Did not rush me. He knew what he was talking about

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January 21, 2022

5.0

Felt very comfortable and he was very inquisitive. Took time to answer my questions and explain the how and why of the treatment

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January 21, 2022

5.0

I’m really impressed with this guy. He was fantastic.

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January 18, 2022

5.0

dr channa is thoughtful and caring and explains everything well

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January 11, 2022

5.0

Dr. Amarasekera is very clear about what is happening with me. His explanations were very clear & understanding.

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January 11, 2022

5.0

He took time to listen to my health concerns and provide guideance

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January 03, 2022

5.0

Great bedside manner, professional and knowledgeable. He truly listens to your questions and gives you an answer that you can understand.

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December 28, 2021

5.0

The recovery from the procedure has gone exactly as Dr. Amarasekera explained.

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December 22, 2021

5.0

thoughtful and considerate

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December 21, 2021

5.0

Super professional and helped me understand all that was going on!

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December 20, 2021

5.0

Direct, empathetic.

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December 15, 2021

4.0

He was very attentive to my questions

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December 10, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable, patient-centric, caring, considerate, attentive, personable

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December 06, 2021

5.0

Very polite, easy to talk to Excellent bedside manners I feel very comfortable in his care

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December 03, 2021

5.0

He was very helpful in explaining everything. Showed great care and compassion.

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December 03, 2021

5.0

I never score perfect. Because then that means no room for improvement

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December 02, 2021

5.0

The doctor was really concerned he explained to self well and I was really relaxed with the procedure.

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November 30, 2021

5.0

Thoughtful and thorough

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November 29, 2021

5.0

Listened to the patient concern. Outlined treatment options

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November 29, 2021

5.0

Caring, down to earth, takes time with patients, friendly, very knowledgeable, community oriented

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November 20, 2021

5.0

Very professional and gentle with the surgeon knife.

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November 19, 2021

5.0

Very kind and engaging.

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November 19, 2021

5.0

Great bedside manner

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November 19, 2021

5.0

He is very eloquent, charming, thoroughly knowledgeable, patient and a great communicator.

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November 16, 2021

5.0

Dr. Channa was professional and did a fantastic job of putting me at ease during my procedure. He was helpful and informative during the consult, before and after the procedure.

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November 12, 2021

5.0

He is patient and understanding and allows you the time to really explain your concerns.

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November 09, 2021

5.0

He had a good ATTITUDE and answered ALL MY questions and was very nice and helpful

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November 09, 2021

5.0

Thorough and methodical.

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November 08, 2021

5.0

Extremely courteous, kind and compassionate care. Took interest in my condition from Day 1

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November 08, 2021

5.0

Great bedside manners

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November 08, 2021

5.0

Staff is great. Doctor is very thorough and thoughtful.

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November 05, 2021

5.0

informative, listened to me as patient and not a number.

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November 02, 2021

5.0

Very personable and professional

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November 01, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable, pleasant and helpful who demonstrated interest in helping patients.

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November 01, 2021

5.0

Great interest in understanding and finding a care path.

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October 30, 2021

5.0

Showed a lot knowledge, professional and listen to all my concerns explained one by one in a language that I could fully understand

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October 29, 2021

5.0

Knowledge, thorough and professional. A good communicated.

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October 26, 2021

5.0

He is personable. Makes you feel comfortable with the procedure.

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October 25, 2021

5.0

Good doctor

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October 22, 2021

5.0

He explained everything clearly. So far everything has happened exactly the way he said it would.

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October 22, 2021

5.0

Detailed. Easy to talk to. Genuine

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October 15, 2021

5.0

He spends time. Helps you understand. Cares. Knowledgeable. Very nice person. I say to speak to. Puts you at ease.

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October 11, 2021

5.0

He was great both from a procedure and informative standpoint

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October 11, 2021

5.0

Extremely professional and knowledgeable

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October 09, 2021

5.0

The physician was very cordial, friendly approach and appears very confident.

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October 08, 2021

5.0

Good bedside manner and compassionate given my uncomfortable situation. Listened patiently to my concerns regarding potential treatments

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October 08, 2021

5.0

Very smart, but also very personable and caring. You just know that he wants the best possible outcome for you and will take the time needed.

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October 05, 2021

5.0

He is intuative and caring about his patients well being.

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October 02, 2021

5.0

I can’t say enough good things about Dr.Chanda. I would be pleased to recommend him to family and friends.

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October 02, 2021

5.0

He was friendly efficient and approachable

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October 01, 2021

5.0

He gave me excellent care in an extended appointment.

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September 29, 2021

5.0

Meeting was quick and directly to the point.

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September 28, 2021

5.0

Very understanding and awnser all my questions

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September 27, 2021

5.0

Personal attention

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September 26, 2021

5.0

My first experience with Dr Channa Amarasekera, he is very easy to deal with and made me feel comfortable right from the start.

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September 24, 2021

5.0

Outstanding doctor. Really listens.

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September 24, 2021

5.0

He is always friendly and personable. He explained things clearly.

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September 20, 2021

5.0

He did a complete examination and made ways to heal the problems

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September 20, 2021

5.0

Good bedside manner, clearly had an interest in me as a patient (not just a collection of symptoms), explained options clearly

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September 17, 2021

5.0

Excellent urologist and doctor

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September 14, 2021

5.0

Dr. Amarasekera was extremely professional and personable. I felt very comfortable in his care.

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September 10, 2021

5.0

I was very impressed with how he handled the problem, spoke of options and spent time clarifying.

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September 04, 2021

5.0

He is so pleasant and compassionate.

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September 03, 2021

5.0

Explained my options well.

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August 30, 2021

5.0

Professional, patient, and taking time to listen to the patient as to what the problem might be.

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August 29, 2021

5.0

Dr. Amarasekra is excellent. He is understanding and very sensitive to patient needs and concerns! He is also very gentle. He provided great support, helping me get through an uncomfortable procedure.

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August 27, 2021

5.0

Yea he sealed the deal for me. He was great. Friendly and nice

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August 27, 2021

5.0

Dr. Amarasekera has been absolutely wonderful, thoughtful, and professional with me. I am so lucky to have received care from him.

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August 23, 2021

4.0

This is the first time I saw him. I want to get knowing more

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August 20, 2021

5.0

Kind, patient, explains everything, I never feel rushed

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August 13, 2021

5.0

He was very pleasant and he explained the issue well.

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August 13, 2021

5.0

Fantastic bedside manor and very knowledgeable. Gave my wife & I hope for the difficult journey ahead.

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August 09, 2021

5.0

Very thorough and understanding.

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Disclosures

Channa Amarasekera, MD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

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