Channa Amarasekera, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

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

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Urology - Urology (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Assistant 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:
Huntley Hospital
Kishwaukee Hospital
McHenry Hospital
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Woodstock Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

1239 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

87 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

87 Reviews

August 29, 2023

5.0

he takes time to be personal, and get to know me and not treat me like just another statistic through this very busy practice

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August 29, 2023

5.0

Knowledgable, informative, understanding, and friendly

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August 29, 2023

5.0

Friendly, on time. Answered my questions and listened to me. Gave good suggestions and advice.

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August 28, 2023

5.0

Top doctor who is easy to talk to and understands what needs to get done

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August 25, 2023

5.0

Very knowledgeable, easy to talk to, takes his time

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August 25, 2023

5.0

Professionalism, expertise, interest in helping and understanding patient’s concerns.

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August 24, 2023

5.0

The doctor listened well and was interested in me as a person. Explained things well and involved me in the decision process for treatment. I didn't feel rushed.

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August 19, 2023

5.0

He is of course a key part of the team that I praised above, so he deserves a lot of the credit. In addition to being highly personable, relatable, and informative, he is, as i would expect of NM Medicine, a consummate professional. I have every confidence in his care.

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August 17, 2023

5.0

Very helpful professional with great bedside manner

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August 15, 2023

5.0

Dr Channa was very thorough, not rushed and answered all my questions.

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August 15, 2023

5.0

As health diminishes with advanced age, I trust his advice implicitly.

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August 15, 2023

5.0

He’s an excellent doctor and very personable.

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August 15, 2023

5.0

He was patient and women depth about my issue, and how it could fix

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August 15, 2023

5.0

Same as above.

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August 13, 2023

5.0

Very professional staff, courteous, helpful and the Doctor was very personable, listened to you and was honest in his opinions and providing direction and information.

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August 11, 2023

5.0

Very skilled surgeon, personable , makes patients feel at ease .

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August 11, 2023

5.0

Very warm & friendly, clearly knew what he was doing. Great manner all around

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August 10, 2023

5.0

I really like him. He’s a kind and knowledgeable doctor. Highly recommend him to anyone. He’s also very open minded and makes anyone feel comfortable.

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August 10, 2023

5.0

Great surgeon with superior communication skills.

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August 10, 2023

5.0

Listens, caring, thorough

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August 09, 2023

5.0

Great doctor with a good bedside manner. Knowledgeable, friendly, and professional.

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August 09, 2023

5.0

Knowledgeable doctor with solid communication skills. I like his tailored practice for gay men.

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August 09, 2023

5.0

Dr. Channa Amarasekera is the most wonderful urologist. He is a gentleman, a great caring doctor with a great personality. When I visit him, I feel comfortable and very relaxed.

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August 09, 2023

5.0

Listens, discusses, informs. Very professional.

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August 09, 2023

5.0

Very compassionate and thorough.

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August 08, 2023

5.0

i find him to be just the best !

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August 06, 2023

5.0

Friendly, efficient, gets the job done.

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July 22, 2023

5.0

Good listener, excellent information. Treatment plan makes sense.

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July 22, 2023

5.0

He is a great communicator with a great attitude. He has been very helpful during my cancer treatment

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July 21, 2023

5.0

Knowledgeable and extremely accessible. Exceeded my expectations!

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July 19, 2023

5.0

Great up to date guy with the best available resources

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July 18, 2023

5.0

He is a caring doctor. He is knowledgeable and he explains everything.

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July 18, 2023

5.0

Knowledgeable. Friendly. Thorough.

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July 18, 2023

5.0

Dr Channa Amarasekera was terrific! He was patient and informative. He answered all of my questions in a way that was easy to understand for a non-medical professional.

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July 16, 2023

4.0

He's a good doctor.

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July 15, 2023

5.0

Bedside manner, professionalism, skill

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July 14, 2023

5.0

Great bedside manner. Spent a lot of time with me.

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July 14, 2023

5.0

Excellent doctor!

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July 13, 2023

5.0

The Dr is very professional, he took the necessary time to explain to me, all very good aptitude made me feel very good attending

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July 13, 2023

5.0

Patient listens well concerned

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July 12, 2023

5.0

He has awesome interpersonal skills. He listened, gave me options and gave me hope.

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July 11, 2023

5.0

The doctor was genuinely concerned and spent a good deal of time with me

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July 11, 2023

5.0

Honest and straightforward

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July 11, 2023

5.0

Dr. Amaraserkera was awesome. I truly felt heard.

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July 11, 2023

5.0

Very knowledgeable and a good listener.

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July 07, 2023

5.0

He is also empathetic on the way in which conducted the doctors appointment

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July 07, 2023

5.0

He is the absolute best!

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July 07, 2023

5.0

Excellent surgeon, best of the best bedside manner. Explained everything in an unhurried manner answering all questions.

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July 06, 2023

5.0

Excellent work and guidance

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July 06, 2023

4.0

He was very attentive & listened to all my questions & concerns

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July 06, 2023

5.0

Expertise, kindness, good listener, explains things perfectly, plan of care well-designed. Nurse [ ] is also wonderful.

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July 05, 2023

5.0

The doctor took his time to explain his observations and suggested treatment clearly and even graphically. It shows that it was related to my medical history. The staff showed genuine interest.

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July 04, 2023

5.0

Was very happy with service and results

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June 30, 2023

5.0

Easy to talk to, helps you understand current conditions and options in the future

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June 30, 2023

5.0

Good service

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June 29, 2023

5.0

His expertise, intelligence, and his obvious concern for me as his patient.

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June 27, 2023

5.0

Very knowledgeable and caring man

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June 27, 2023

5.0

Dr. Amarasekera is an extremely skilled and sympathetic doctor. I feel that he is a good listener and cares about the outcomes of his patients. He did a great job with my surgery and follow-up.

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June 27, 2023

5.0

Dr Channa did not seem to be in a hurry when he treated me

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June 27, 2023

5.0

Dr Amarasekera is very warm and knowledgable - he's easy to talk to and I appreciate his care

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June 26, 2023

5.0

He was great!

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June 25, 2023

5.0

His presence and dialog is trusting

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June 24, 2023

5.0

Very good impression was made. He made me feel at ease. Very knowledgeable, non-judgmental, professional. Great personality!

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June 23, 2023

5.0

Expert care

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June 23, 2023

5.0

Subject matter expert, caring and places you at ease immediately.

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June 22, 2023

5.0

Very responsive and understanding of my concerns explained recovery period from surgery in detail . Answered all my questions

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June 21, 2023

5.0

Very passionate about helping me

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June 20, 2023

5.0

Dr. Channa. That’s it. He’s singular.

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June 17, 2023

5.0

He was highly professional, yet highly personable. He informed me of my condition and its possible treatments in a clear, unhurried, effective, and warm way.

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June 16, 2023

5.0

He’s outstanding! Easy to talk with and understand when he explains your medical status. Very knowledgeable yet down to earth.

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June 14, 2023

5.0

Extremely satisfied with visit

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June 13, 2023

5.0

Excellent doctor.

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June 13, 2023

5.0

Very caring people

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June 13, 2023

5.0

He takes time to explain everything. Very thorough

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June 12, 2023

5.0

Excelente doctor

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June 11, 2023

5.0

Dr Amarasekera was very professional and personable. I felt comfortable speaking to him. He understood my issues and offered very good advice.

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June 10, 2023

5.0

He's an absolutely terrific urologist. Friendly, immensely approachable, caring, knowledgeable, and generous with his time and attention.

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June 09, 2023

5.0

Dr Channa is awesome

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June 09, 2023

5.0

Excellent evaluation and care

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June 08, 2023

5.0

Excellent communicator, informative, easy to talk to, easy to understand (explains things in layman's terms), asks good questions, listens to what I say, non-judgmental.

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June 08, 2023

5.0

Clear, concise, and personable. Listen intently to my concerns and gave me clear instructions and information pertaining to my medical condition.

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June 08, 2023

5.0

Dr. Amarasekera has been professional, attentive, kind and helpful. He made a difficult conversation easy and helpful, I appreciate him very much.

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June 08, 2023

5.0

Dr. Channa answers all my questions , he called to check in on me after my surgery .He is very personable. In addition I did not suffer any of the potential TURP side effects which I attribute to his surgical skills .

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June 06, 2023

5.0

Same as above, super friendly and knowledgeable.

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June 06, 2023

5.0

He has a great demeanor.

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June 03, 2023

5.0

Great personality, attitude, approach to eliciting information, not afraid to discuss sensitive topics directly but with care, etc

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June 02, 2023

5.0

Professionalism and technical expertise

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Disclosures

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

External Professional Relationships

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