Shuo Ma, MD, PhD

Shuo Ma, MD, PhD

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, Beijing Medical University - 1994
Residency:
Ascension Illinois/St Joseph (Chicago) - 2005
Fellowships:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2008

Languages Spoken

  • Mandarin

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Hematology (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:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

5.0
5.0 

913 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

87 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

87 Reviews

August 29, 2023

5.0

Dr. Ma was extremely thoughtful. She explained the nature and course of the condition very well. She educated me on the reasons for follow up with her and continued care on the primary level. I felt very confident in her knowledge and management of my diagnosis. Personally, Dr. Ma was very kind and respectful.

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August 28, 2023

5.0

Good at explaining.

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August 24, 2023

5.0

She is the best CLL Doctor in Chicago.

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August 24, 2023

5.0

She is tops in her field!

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August 21, 2023

5.0

Knows her stuff!

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August 20, 2023

5.0

She takes a deep interest in all aspects of my health related to CLL or otherwise. I wish every doctor I use would do the same.

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August 17, 2023

5.0

She is tops in her field

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August 17, 2023

5.0

An efficient and caring Physician Dr. Ma pay close attention to details and is an excellent communicator

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August 15, 2023

5.0

Very competent and caring.

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August 12, 2023

5.0

Great communication

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August 12, 2023

5.0

Great Doctor

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August 11, 2023

5.0

If Dr. Ma informs me that I an no longer needing her care . It would be better sweet. But I would feel I had the best treatment available.

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August 11, 2023

5.0

She is very patient and kind

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August 10, 2023

5.0

Concerned, quality care, and friendly.

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August 08, 2023

5.0

Very knowledgeable and competent

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August 08, 2023

5.0

Personable, professional, caring.

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August 08, 2023

5.0

Great Caring Person

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August 08, 2023

5.0

She is intelligent and cares about her patients.

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August 07, 2023

5.0

Very knowledgeable, and always kind and caring

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August 01, 2023

5.0

She is at the top of her field. I am treated like a person not a patient. I feel well care for.

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July 28, 2023

5.0

She explained my situation very clearly and professional

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July 26, 2023

5.0

Dr Ma is kind, professional and thorough. She explains things and answers questions . For a stressful situation for me , she makes it pleasant

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July 26, 2023

5.0

She was clear at explaining my condition. She knows all about CLL and is not afraid to take action regarding treatment.

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July 25, 2023

5.0

Takes the time to listen to you. Explains everything well. Great Doctor .

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July 12, 2023

5.0

Dr Ma is on the forefront of clinical trials and new treatments specializing in CLL.

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July 07, 2023

5.0

She is thorough and patient. I feel well taken care of.

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July 06, 2023

5.0

Dr. Ma has been a wonderful physician that fully cared for me and my condition.

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July 02, 2023

5.0

Great! Doctor in her profession Knowledgeable of your diagnosis And how to treat such

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July 01, 2023

5.0

She is an expert in her field. She is always very thorough in reviewing lab results in the context of my medical history and answering any questions I have.

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June 20, 2023

5.0

Listens well. Knowledgeable

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June 15, 2023

5.0

Thorough and compassionate.

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June 09, 2023

5.0

Dr. Ma was extremely thorough in her examination of me and evaluation of my medical history. She explained in detail her analysils of my condition and recommendations for future treatment,

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June 08, 2023

5.0

She explains well, clearly at the top of her field

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June 08, 2023

4.0

Dr. Ma is knowledgeable, and head of the department. This is extremely important to me and my expectations for care are high. Most of the appointments are spent typing into the computer, rather than engaging (looking at me). I do not feel cared for outside of a regular appointment, and those feel as simply going through the motions. It is a challenge to continue going to appointments at all- anywhere.

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June 06, 2023

5.0

Very professional

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June 05, 2023

5.0

She is pleasant, well prepared, knows my history, asks good question, answers my question and seems genuinely interested in my health.

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May 26, 2023

5.0

High competence, broad experience, and amazing personal care. Dr Ma and Alexandra took time to explain my situation in depth and responded thoroughly to our questions.

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May 25, 2023

5.0

She is very thorough; professional, includes patient in plan of care. I feel well cared for and secure in her hands.

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May 25, 2023

5.0

Dr. Ma is wonderful, she’s so thorough and caring.

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May 25, 2023

5.0

See above- Dr Ma thorough, never rushes the appt. Answers questions appropriately. Never rushed from an appt.

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May 24, 2023

5.0

Friendly and knowledgeable

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May 23, 2023

5.0

Dr. Ma is a good listener. She pays attention to what’s going on with you. She cares about the other things if any that’s going on with you your health

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May 23, 2023

5.0

Dr. Ma has a calming presence

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May 23, 2023

5.0

Dr. Ma is an exemplary oncologist who is willing to talk about test results with candor and insight.

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May 19, 2023

5.0

Dr. Ma is brilliant.

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May 18, 2023

5.0

Dr Ma and team are compassionate, caring, and world class. I feel that I am treated a whole person, not just for my cancer.

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May 12, 2023

5.0

She is patient gives time to listen and explain things

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May 11, 2023

5.0

Kind, compassionate, intelligent, strikes, a perfect balance between research and patient care. Northwestern is lucky to have her in their employ.

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May 09, 2023

5.0

Outstanding doctor

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May 09, 2023

5.0

Very thorough and personable. Could tell she cared for you as s patient.

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May 09, 2023

5.0

Empathetic care

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May 04, 2023

5.0

I completely trust Dr. Ma to listen to and treat me with the most up to date technology, science and research available. She is the whole package, amazing bed side manner while being one of the best in her field.

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May 04, 2023

5.0

Dr ma is an angel! She is caring loving and a fabulous doctor. We are blessed to know her.

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May 04, 2023

5.0

Simply the best. Very caring and very knowledgeable.

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May 02, 2023

5.0

Saved my life!!!

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May 02, 2023

5.0

Excellent in all respects.

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May 01, 2023

5.0

Superb high quality medical oversight for my cancer treatment - always keeping a watchful eye out for the latest evolving treatment options that she & her team believe would best serve my leukemia

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May 01, 2023

5.0

Kind and knowledgeable

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April 30, 2023

5.0

have good knowledge

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April 30, 2023

5.0

She is very professional and knowledgeable with lots of experience

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April 28, 2023

5.0

She is knowledgeable with the disease CLL.

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April 27, 2023

5.0

See above comment. Dr. Ma also listens and has excellent judgment.

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April 27, 2023

5.0

Kind ,conderate, knows what she is doing

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April 25, 2023

5.0

Great, knowledgeable and compassionate doctor.

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April 24, 2023

5.0

Extremely warm and extremely knowledgeable. She was very clear.

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April 20, 2023

5.0

Dr Ma is simply the best - I realize that have fortunate to be in her care

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April 19, 2023

5.0

Dr Ma is extremely Thorough & Very personable

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April 18, 2023

5.0

Very personable experience.

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April 06, 2023

5.0

Very good doctor Who is very considered with her cancer patients and does her best to provide the best care for each

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April 06, 2023

5.0

Expert with my disease (CLL)

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March 30, 2023

5.0

By her answers to specific questions, she appears to know what she is doing and talking about. That is a given because she is working at Northwestern!! Everyone recommendes your hospital. Thank you for accepting me as a patient Dr. Ma.

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March 26, 2023

5.0

Dr. Ma is very professional, caring and a master in her field . I definitely recommend Dr. Ma for family and friends. May god bless her and her team.

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March 25, 2023

4.0

Very intelligent physician

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March 22, 2023

5.0

Dr Ma is exceptional, combining deep knowledge, experience, compassion, and care. I’d recommend her to anyone.

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March 21, 2023

5.0

I trust her judgment completely. She is very kind and competent.

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March 21, 2023

5.0

Knowledgeable and caring Doctor.

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March 09, 2023

5.0

Compassionate, comprehensive and extremely knowledgeable.

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March 07, 2023

5.0

I can’t imagine a more capable or caring Doctor.

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March 07, 2023

5.0

Good bedside manner and very caring

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March 03, 2023

5.0

Bright, compassionate, caring, reflective, grounded, curious.

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March 02, 2023

5.0

Dr. Ma was very thorough, professional, compassionate and had uplifting personalities.

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March 02, 2023

5.0

I have a lot of confidence in her.

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February 28, 2023

5.0

Expert in my disease. Never seems rushed. Kind and empathetic.

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February 20, 2023

5.0

As stated, she has been with me every step of the way. Even when I was a patient at a different hospital.

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February 18, 2023

5.0

Qualified and professional attention.

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February 17, 2023

5.0

Very through! Takes time to answer all questions!

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February 14, 2023

5.0

Dr. Ma and her staff are angels. I felt very comfortable and in good hands. I loved her confidence and also liked they way she explained my situation along with the options available to me. May god bless bless her and keep her and her team from harm.

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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

  • AbbVie, Inc.
  • Aptitude Health
  • AstraZeneca
  • BeiGene
  • Dava Oncology, LP
  • Janssen Biotech, Inc., (formerly Centocor Biotech, Inc.)
  • Projects In Knowledge, Inc.
  • TG Therapeutics, Inc.
  • WebMD Health Services Group, Inc.

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