Alan Wing-Lun Wan, DO

Alan Wing-Lun Wan, DO

4.9 
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Practice Focus Areas

  • Breast Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Genitourinary Cancers
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Sarcoma

Education

Medical Education:
DO, Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine - 2008
Residency:
Franciscan St James Health - 2011
Fellowships:
Franciscan St James Health - 2014

Languages Spoken

  • Cantonese

Board Certifications

  • American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine (Certified)
  • American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Health System Clinician, 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
McHenry Hospital
Woodstock Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

798 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 28, 2022

5.0

Friendly, explained everything.

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March 28, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable. He's both thorough and easy to talk to

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March 25, 2022

5.0

My history was reviewed in advance and doctor answered all my questions. Very personable.

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March 25, 2022

5.0

He us very knowledgeable and caring for my concerns.

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March 24, 2022

5.0

He explained everything in language that anyone can understand. Very personable.

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March 22, 2022

5.0

Dr. Wan seemed very competent as an Oncologist regarding my breast cancer treatment. Dr. Wan had some positive feedback pertaining to my care. For example (NO radiation). I feel better about my upcoming treatment.

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March 21, 2022

5.0

Very good people Dr and staff

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March 21, 2022

5.0

Very kind and understanding

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March 21, 2022

4.0

If you can be treated by the conventional protocol, he's great. If not, then it's best to go to someone with more experience.

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March 19, 2022

5.0

Very good dr

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March 19, 2022

5.0

Friendly and reassuring. Before exam explained the process in detail and answered every question,

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March 18, 2022

5.0

Dr is very kind & very thorough & puts patient at ease

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March 17, 2022

5.0

Knowledgeable friendly

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March 16, 2022

4.0

First time meeting Dr. Wan.....very busy, lots of patients to see. Because he was very busy, I had to wait 30 minutes before he got to me. He was very understanding of my issue, explained it so I understood, talked about the plan for the next 6 months. I was satisfied.

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March 15, 2022

4.0

Very pleasant, responsive and explained well his response to questions.

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March 15, 2022

5.0

Appears to have his patients’ welfare and treatment a priority.

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March 14, 2022

5.0

Professional and knowledgeable

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March 14, 2022

5.0

I like Dr. Wan. He explained everything to me so that I understood.

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March 14, 2022

5.0

Provides you with the best care, takes nothing for granted in his diagnosis. He does not rush to conclusions. He answers all of your questions.

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March 11, 2022

5.0

Very concerned and helpful.

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March 11, 2022

5.0

He is highly knowledgeable and very caring about my condition. He is looking at treatment years down the road which I found inspirational. His actions reflect great credit on himself and the entire Northwestern Medical program.

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March 11, 2022

5.0

Great job explaining things

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March 07, 2022

5.0

Very nice man

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March 03, 2022

5.0

Es un doctor que se preocupa por sus pacientes

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March 01, 2022

4.0

I will be out of the areas for the next few months.

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February 25, 2022

5.0

Excellent physician.

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February 24, 2022

5.0

He has been a great help throughout my issues that I have been having for quite some time now.

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February 23, 2022

5.0

Very clear polite kind and to the point

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February 22, 2022

5.0

He does is job well and is always available with answers.

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February 22, 2022

5.0

He's the best .

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February 21, 2022

5.0

Really an uplifting person

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February 21, 2022

5.0

He reviewed my previous tests and and determined the path forward to a diagnosis of my issue. The additional testing he prescribed will either identify or rule out disorders. He is easy to talk to...answering all questions.

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February 19, 2022

5.0

Always has patient as his first concern.

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February 18, 2022

5.0

Explains well.

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February 18, 2022

5.0

His care for patience

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February 15, 2022

5.0

He has explained every step of my progress in detail and answered all my questions.

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February 13, 2022

5.0

He is the BEST!!!

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February 11, 2022

5.0

He’s informative, and has my care on the forefront of his mind when I see him.

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February 09, 2022

5.0

He took the time to ensure I understood his care recommendations.

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February 06, 2022

5.0

Professional, knowledgeable, down-to-earth. Takes time with me to answer all questions.

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February 04, 2022

5.0

Attentive to patients questions and concerns with a good bedside manner.

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January 31, 2022

5.0

Pone mucha interés en la enfermedad del paciente

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January 31, 2022

5.0

Careing staff

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January 29, 2022

5.0

I believe he is one of the best in the Chicagoland area . I know he really cares .

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January 28, 2022

5.0

Clear comprehensive personable listens …. all round good

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January 28, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable, and takes time to explain the prognosis, treatments and also straightforward. O trust him.

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January 27, 2022

5.0

He is very thorough & easy to converse with & understand.

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January 25, 2022

5.0

Dr. Wan is a very good and knows my cancer.

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January 24, 2022

5.0

Very easy to talk to

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January 24, 2022

5.0

Very professional and gives details in a friendly way

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January 24, 2022

5.0

he listens, and he has the patience to answer my questions fully. I never feel rushed.

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January 19, 2022

5.0

Does a good job of explaining things

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January 18, 2022

5.0

Very good.

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January 18, 2022

5.0

Professional and knowleable.

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January 17, 2022

5.0

A wonderful Dr.

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January 14, 2022

5.0

Because of his professional manor along with his knowledge and caring.

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January 13, 2022

5.0

Also takes time with me to answer all questions.

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January 11, 2022

5.0

We have a rapport that works, and he's always keeping up on the latest cancer research.

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January 10, 2022

5.0

As noted above he was very pleasant and seems the type that would take good care of his patients with care and concern which is so important when going through such a health crisis.

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January 07, 2022

5.0

He listens, explains and answers questions.

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January 06, 2022

5.0

Dr Wan was caring, explained my options thoroughly & was so easy to understand.

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January 06, 2022

5.0

Optimistic..experienced..well skilled

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January 06, 2022

5.0

He was clear concise comprehensive friendly and listened intently. Also projects competence

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January 05, 2022

5.0

Dr. Wan is very cooperative and communicative Oncologist. I like the fact that he consults about my case with other oncologist to ultimately make the best informed decision.

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January 04, 2022

5.0

He was very knowledgeable and put me at ease.

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January 02, 2022

5.0

Explains all procedures and gives you all the time necessary to answer your questions

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January 01, 2022

5.0

Dr. Wan is the whole package . I don't feel like he is just treating the cancer . He is treating me .

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December 31, 2021

5.0

As mentioned above. I appreciate the fact that I do not feel rushed at an appointment. He takes the time to answer any questions or concerns that I have.

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December 30, 2021

5.0

I'm 80 years old and have had a lot of doctors in those years, and doctor wan is by far the best doctor I have ever had. He is caring. thought full, and always has time for me. I have recommended him to several people and they are all as Happy with him as l am. He is by far the best.

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December 27, 2021

5.0

He is so personable.

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December 22, 2021

5.0

Very professional and thorough in a caring and friendly manner.

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December 20, 2021

5.0

The most compassionate, caring, wonderful Drs.,nurses, and staff. Our family is so glad this cancer center is here in McHenry.

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December 20, 2021

5.0

Communicates in detail

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December 20, 2021

5.0

Very good doctor explained everything

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December 20, 2021

5.0

Professional, knowledgeable, spends time with patient, honest and down to earth.

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December 18, 2021

5.0

Has vast knowledge and is able to convey all treatments and options

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December 18, 2021

5.0

Dr. Wan went the extra mile to explain all our questions and treatments needed.

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December 14, 2021

5.0

Dr. Wan explained the situation in detail and did not rush the appointment. He indicated all the alternatives and then made his recommendation.

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December 13, 2021

5.0

Best of the best! Kind, considerate. Speaks to you as a person , listens and addresses all your concerns. Always makes himself available to you. Never makes you feel rushed. I will always feel blessed to have found him to be my oncologist.

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December 13, 2021

5.0

Always professional and caring in oncology

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December 12, 2021

4.0

Dr. Wan is very professional and knowledgeable Oncologist.

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December 10, 2021

5.0

I liked Dr Wan very much as he was very friendly and made me feel comfortable and listened to my questions and answered in a very thorough manner.

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December 09, 2021

5.0

Personable, explains what is going on.

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December 09, 2021

5.0

Extremely knowledgeable about the patient and medical issues affecting the patient.

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November 30, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable and forthright in answering questions. Takes time to explain things and answer all questions. I never feel rushed.

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November 29, 2021

5.0

Took time to ask questions, review charts, gave detailed and understandable explanations all in a professional and caring manner.

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November 26, 2021

5.0

Very thorough, explains well

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November 24, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable, caring, listens to you.

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November 19, 2021

5.0

He is the most amazing doctor I had in a long long time

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November 16, 2021

5.0

Knowledge and straight to the point. He laid out not only one treatment but a second one in case test results came back unfavorable.

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November 16, 2021

5.0

He treated me like a person not a number. He has looked thru my large file and made sure to be very careful with my treatment.

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November 13, 2021

5.0

He is a great man. He is extremely knowledgeable!!

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November 12, 2021

5.0

Dr Wan is caring & attentive to my needs & a plan to improve things Very knowledgeable & takes directive approach

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November 11, 2021

5.0

Very informative, personable, reassuring yet honest.

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November 07, 2021

5.0

I receive excellent care .

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November 02, 2021

5.0

Compassionate, listens well, great at explaining the data behind recommendations, warm, treats me like a whole person.

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November 01, 2021

5.0

Think I answered this already but Dr. Wan is very knowledgeable, very aware about his field of expertise, able to offer different suggestions and willing to explain why one area may be better for us than another. ( many Drs. tend to leave all decisions up to patient. I like to hear Dr’s reason as he’s the professional.

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November 01, 2021

5.0

Very professional and caring

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October 27, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable, listens, caring.

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October 26, 2021

4.0

Again, he is down to earth with his patients, he makes sure you understand your options and explains everything.

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