Sharfi Sarker, MD

Sharfi Sarker, MD

4.8 
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Primary Specialty

General Surgery

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Accepting New Patients

Practice Focus Areas

  • Breast Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Hernia Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Boston University School of Medicine - 1996
Residency:
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago (Metropolitan Group) - 2001
Fellowships:
Loyola University Medical Center - 2003

Media

Languages Spoken

  • Bengali

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery - Surgery (Certified)

Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
On Medical Staff At:
Huntley Hospital
McHenry Hospital
Woodstock Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.8
4.8 

268 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 26, 2022

5.0

She’s awesome Very calming with good communication

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March 26, 2022

5.0

Very pleasant and knowledgeable

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March 22, 2022

5.0

Very professional and understanding during my visit. Loved it!

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March 03, 2022

5.0

She is awesome

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February 26, 2022

5.0

She showed complete professionalism while explaining what was going to happen after she explained her findings.

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February 18, 2022

5.0

I liked her. I seem to be healing well. She was kind and understanding.

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February 17, 2022

5.0

A professionally competent surgeon who is taking extra care of me with dedication devotedly.

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February 17, 2022

5.0

Dr. Sarker spent a great deal of time with me explaining my options. She was friendly and relatable.

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February 10, 2022

5.0

Dr Sarker has an absolute outstanding bed side manner… gives her undivided attention …I always leave feeling confident under her care.

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February 06, 2022

5.0

Dr Sarker is extremely thorough and thoughtful. She spends as much time with you as needed. You never feel rushed out or leave with any questions. She operated on me and the incision and everything about the surgery was well explained and planned out.

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February 01, 2022

5.0

Una excelente doctora muy profesional en su trabajo

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February 01, 2022

5.0

Thorough explanation of all options; conservative approach to surgery.

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January 26, 2022

5.0

Dr. Sarker removed Gallbladder with minimal incisions and discomfort

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January 19, 2022

5.0

Dr. Sarker was very pleasant and made the procedure quick and painless.

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January 12, 2022

1.0

Dr. Sarker offered no help with what was causing my pain. I provided her with a CD which she could not open and the CT report which she said didn't help her. She played a guessing game of what if’s and never truly helped me with how to resolve my issue.

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January 05, 2022

5.0

I actually have recommended her to friends .. and have shared my observations.

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December 29, 2021

5.0

Dr. Sarker is very caring, thorough and spends time explaining. She also is a listener.

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December 21, 2021

5.0

Pre-op explanation detailed. Choices were mine.

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December 15, 2021

5.0

Professional, polite

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December 09, 2021

5.0

She is very personal makes you feel better, she very knowledgeable and explains every think so you understand what is going on.

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December 02, 2021

5.0

She was extremely thorough with me! Gave great details or instructions on what I should do!

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November 30, 2021

5.0

I really like Dr. Sarker! She was informative & patient & answered all of our questions! She was very nice too!

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November 23, 2021

5.0

Dr Sarker was fantastic. She informed me exactly what was needed and how the procedure would go the day before. Surgery went well. Follow up went well. She is very easy to talk to, very confident, which gives me peace of mind.

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November 18, 2021

5.0

She was very thorough with her evaluation and explanation of her diagnosis. She also took time to answer my questions.

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November 09, 2021

5.0

Todo es excelente

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November 09, 2021

5.0

VERY thorough in explaining procedure and cause / effect / risk / benefit

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October 27, 2021

5.0

She listens well, answers all my questions, and my surgery went smoothly.

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October 23, 2021

5.0

I found Dr. Sarker caring, thorough, and it was easy to speak with her. She answered all my questions. I felt very confident with her.

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October 23, 2021

5.0

Great doctor she answered all my questions.

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October 03, 2021

5.0

Dr. Sarker has never performed any procedures on me so at this point I only have seen her in the office and have thoroughly been satisfied with my treatment.

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October 03, 2021

5.0

She is informative and listens well.

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July 21, 2021

5.0

She always has a friendly smile, and is very thorough asking about how everything is going with me.

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July 20, 2021

5.0

Dr Sarker is excellent. She is very kind, compassionate and her skills are outstanding.

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July 13, 2021

5.0

Sensitive, caring and compassionate.

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July 11, 2021

4.0

personable doctor for my visit

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July 06, 2021

5.0

Dr. Sarker works hard -she is very skilled and thus, in demand.I am happy to see her back in the office.

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June 25, 2021

5.0

Easy to talk to

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June 24, 2021

5.0

She is very compassionate, very knowledgeable, and very thorough. And she takes the time to explain things and it’s easy to understand

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June 24, 2021

5.0

Great

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June 10, 2021

5.0

Outstanding patient rapport

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June 10, 2021

5.0

She is very personal, explains everything in language you can understand, I like her very much.

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June 09, 2021

5.0

Excellent care and took time for questions

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June 01, 2021

5.0

Ditto

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January 14, 2021

0.0

As described above. I’m also contacting my insurance carrier and instructing them not to honor any charges.

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January 14, 2021

5.0

Very nice person and took her time to answer questions.

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January 13, 2021

5.0

She always greets me with a smile, even under a mask.

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January 01, 2021

5.0

Explained what she was seeing as result of testing and what found during surgery. Approachable dialogue

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December 24, 2020

4.0

She was informative went over my situation and made a plan of action to go forward. She was patient, answering all my questions.

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December 23, 2020

5.0

She’s very attentive

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December 23, 2020

5.0

I just feel feel right being there

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December 21, 2020

5.0

She appears to be clinical very sharp and a compassionate physician.

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December 20, 2020

5.0

She is thorough and a fine surgeon.

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December 15, 2020

5.0

Competent, open to any questions you may have, shows concern for patient s.

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December 05, 2020

5.0

Very knowledgeable and thorough. Explained everything to me in terms anyone would understand

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December 04, 2020

5.0

Perfect

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December 02, 2020

5.0

Awesome doctor. Very patient with questions. Explained everything to me. Thorough examination. Very kind doctor

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December 02, 2020

5.0

She did a fantastic job and is a compassionate, good person.

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November 28, 2020

5.0

She was very caring and helpful and explained everything careful so I could understand what she was going to do before surgery and after the surgery. I would recommend her to other women I know. She is truly dedicated to her patient and her work.

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November 24, 2020

5.0

Dr. Sarker was great at explaining what to expect with my daughter's appendectomy and how to care properly for her afterwards.

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November 24, 2020

5.0

Very nice and answered my questions in detail

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November 19, 2020

5.0

Pienso que es una Doctora muy profesional, que se interesa mucho por saber detalles de la salud de sus pacientes y miembros de familia para así poder hacer un mejor diagnóstico, además es una persona muy cordialidad.

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November 16, 2020

5.0

Dr is very friendly and knowledgeable

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November 16, 2020

5.0

Its clean everyone is friendly

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November 11, 2020

5.0

Very understanding professional caring gets the job done great staff

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November 11, 2020

5.0

Dr starker is very professional did my surgery successful and I recovered without a problem at the age of 78

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November 11, 2020

5.0

She has been wonderful for my care

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November 11, 2020

5.0

Professional, on time, takes good care

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November 11, 2020

5.0

good doctor

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November 11, 2020

5.0

Totally professional and caring group group.

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November 04, 2020

5.0

Prompt Explained everything clearlyGenuinely interested

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November 04, 2020

5.0

Cleaned clipboard and penWere maskedPoliteClean officePromptPolite

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November 03, 2020

5.0

Calm, likeable, not rushed, kind, competent.

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November 03, 2020

5.0

They got me through an emergency.

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November 03, 2020

5.0

Dr. Sarker was transparent in her communication. She listened and answered questions.

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October 31, 2020

5.0

Es muy paciente y explica muy bien todo

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October 28, 2020

5.0

Because of Dr. Sarker. I have been to many doctors in my lifetime and she rates in my top 10. She's very thoughtful, through and takes her time with you. I would not hesitiate to recommend her to anyone. Please make sure you keep her.

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October 27, 2020

5.0

Dr Sarker is wonderful.

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October 27, 2020

5.0

Dr. Sarker listened and gave good advice. Very thorough.

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October 21, 2020

5.0

Porque son muy eficientes

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October 20, 2020

5.0

Direct and to the point

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October 20, 2020

5.0

Informative

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October 20, 2020

5.0

No surgery was recommended, but see above.

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October 20, 2020

5.0

Very efficient and Dr. Stalter was very caring and thorough.

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October 14, 2020

5.0

Like Dr. Sarker, her office manners are of the best, she explains things very good. Would not hesitate to recommend her.

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October 13, 2020

5.0

She's very helpful and listens

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October 13, 2020

5.0

Like my drs

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October 13, 2020

5.0

Doctor was thorough with exam, with going over lab results, and making sure I understood what was ahead for me.

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October 13, 2020

5.0

Everyone I came in contact with was professional, and caring.

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October 04, 2020

5.0

Like her alot. She talked to me in terms I understood.

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October 04, 2020

5.0

Dr. Sarker is very helpful in letting me know what is wrong and what she would be doing in the surgery.

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October 01, 2020

5.0

She was very helpful.

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October 01, 2020

5.0

Right on time and very detailed explanations.

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September 23, 2020

5.0

Straight forward - no long story - like it !

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September 23, 2020

5.0

Friendly - good pace in processing the appointment -

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September 23, 2020

5.0

Her thoroughness and caring personality along with discussion on pending care put me at ease

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September 23, 2020

5.0

Office staff and Doctor were very attentive and caring

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September 22, 2020

5.0

Very professional. Thorough with her exam and explanation of treatment.

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September 22, 2020

5.0

Check-in was easy. No wait time

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September 20, 2020

5.0

Very knowledgeable, dedicated doctor, received great care before, during and after surgery.

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September 20, 2020

5.0

Very good care, outstanding doctors and nurses

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Disclosures

Sharfi Sarker, MD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

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