James W. Kinn, MD

James W. Kinn, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Interventional Cardiology

Secondary Specialty

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Practice Focus Areas

  • Acute Coronary Syndromes
  • Angioplasty and Stents
  • Atherectomy
  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Coronary Artery Disease

Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine - 1988
Residency:
University of Minnesota - 1991
Fellowships:
University of Minnesota - 1994
Beaumont Health (Royal Oak) - 1996

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease (Certified)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Interventional Cardiology (Certified)
  • Council for Certification in Cardiovascular Imaging - Nuclear Cardiology (Certified)

Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
Alignment Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Central DuPage Hospital
Delnor Hospital
Kishwaukee Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

598 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

82 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

82 Reviews

August 24, 2023

5.0

Very professional and listens to the patient

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August 21, 2023

5.0

Dr. James Kinn is an excellent cardiologist. Right from my first visit, after researching his bio, I knew I would be in good hands. He is very thorough, knowledgeable, and personable. I like his approach to my care, which combines correct treatments with practical experience. When a world class MD told me that Dr. Kinn is his own cardiologist, I was even more impressed, as the best know the best. I am so fortunate to have found such a valuable gem!

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August 20, 2023

5.0

Good doctor

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August 18, 2023

5.0

Very easy to talk to. Great listener, makes you feel at ease.

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August 12, 2023

5.0

Dr. Kinn spends a fair amount of time explaining things and he looks over all my medications before any addition on his part. Even more impressive is his nursing staff. They call to see how you are and they are the closest relationship to my medical needs. And they have a sense of humor!!!

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August 10, 2023

5.0

Dr Kinn really works with me to try to get to the source of the problem. Patient and listens well.

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July 27, 2023

5.0

He is very personable and knowledgeable.

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July 26, 2023

5.0

His knowledge and he took the time to explain what treatment was needed.

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July 24, 2023

5.0

He is the most knowledgeable and compassionate person. He takes time to explain everything to you

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July 24, 2023

5.0

Good explanations and kind

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July 23, 2023

3.0

doctor doesn't appear to listen to all my concerns and also doesn't explain things to my satisfaction.

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July 21, 2023

5.0

He makes a care plan and explains why and how and when.

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July 18, 2023

5.0

Dr Kinn explain everything thoroughly on my x-rays and blood test .

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July 13, 2023

5.0

Dr. willing to listen to all concerns. Real concern for his patients. Also a conservative approach to medication.

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July 01, 2023

5.0

Very knowable and very caring.

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June 30, 2023

5.0

He was a caring, careful, and very reassuring doctor. He asked and answered questions, took his time to explain every step, and he was thorough in his approach and recommendations.

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June 30, 2023

5.0

He has been doctor to my husband many years and had guided him through many procedures very successfully

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June 30, 2023

5.0

Experience

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June 29, 2023

5.0

Skilled professional who is caring and has excellent communication skills

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June 28, 2023

5.0

Dr Kinn is personable and thorough.

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June 28, 2023

5.0

Clearly a thought leader in Cardiology, empathetic and responsive to questions and options. Thorough with good peripheral vision as to diagnosis and resources. I trust him.

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June 26, 2023

5.0

He was nice and very detail on informing me about my lab tests and what I needed to do as of now

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June 26, 2023

5.0

Very thorough and answers all my questions and is very on time

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June 22, 2023

5.0

Honesty and transparency

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June 22, 2023

5.0

Dr Kinn listened to my concerns, my family’s history, viewed my older tests and ran appropriate tests.

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June 20, 2023

5.0

He is very intelligent and professional.

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June 17, 2023

5.0

he explains everything clearly

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June 12, 2023

5.0

Dr. Kinn is highly professional, personable and focused on providing exceptional insights and support.

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June 07, 2023

5.0

He is knowledgeable, thorough and takes time to respond to all of my questions

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June 07, 2023

5.0

Thorough

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June 05, 2023

5.0

Kind, caring, knows his job thoroughly. He puts a lot of thought into his method of proper diagnosis.

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June 05, 2023

3.0

Dr was rushed to get to his next patient and really didn’t take the time to explain everything to me. He knew he was telling me information that was very surprising to me. He should have scheduled a follow up appointment to go over the next steps

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June 05, 2023

5.0

Same, thorough, friendly, compassionate.

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June 03, 2023

5.0

He takes the time to explain the medical condition. Very caring.

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June 02, 2023

5.0

Professional and skilled with a comfortable style.

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June 02, 2023

5.0

Take time to answer my questions

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May 30, 2023

5.0

Dr. Kinn is very thorough as well as personable. I know that I am in good hands with Dr. Kinn.

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May 24, 2023

5.0

He is very knowledgeable, professional and has a pleasant attitude.

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May 24, 2023

5.0

very competent and responsive

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May 24, 2023

5.0

He’s just the best!

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May 22, 2023

5.0

Very personable

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May 10, 2023

5.0

He was very knowledgeable and thorough.

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May 03, 2023

5.0

Patient, informative, empathetic and the thoughtful.

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May 03, 2023

5.0

Because he is Extremely Good as a Doctor and Professional

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May 03, 2023

5.0

Caring doctor, listens to patient

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April 26, 2023

5.0

Well informed and provided information on my medical condition

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April 25, 2023

5.0

Professional listening skills and how he explains everything also great personality puts you at ease

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April 24, 2023

5.0

Take my concern very kindly and very professional

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April 24, 2023

5.0

Very nice Dr.

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April 18, 2023

5.0

Has my best interest at heart

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April 18, 2023

5.0

Great skill and a passion for medicine.

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April 18, 2023

5.0

Gives patient appropriate time

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April 13, 2023

5.0

Dr. Kinn was excellent. He was very thorough and talked with me about every detail of my situation, which I greatly appreciated. When I talked with my sister after the appointment, I sang my praises about Dr. Kinn. Thank you, Dr. Kinn, for being a doctor that I greatly respect and like.

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April 12, 2023

5.0

Dr. Kinn was present when I walked into the ER and has been a real “presence” in my recovery after open heart surgery. I feel properly cared for, and cared about.

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April 12, 2023

5.0

I feel he is every good doctor and is concerned with my health.

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April 12, 2023

5.0

My time, questions and opinions are respected.

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April 11, 2023

5.0

I listen and he does too

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April 04, 2023

5.0

Excellent

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March 30, 2023

5.0

Patient, knowledgeable, communicative empathetic and positive.

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March 30, 2023

5.0

Easy to talk with and very easy to understand.

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March 29, 2023

5.0

Treated with respect while given the information I need to cope with my condition.

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March 25, 2023

5.0

Dr. Kinn has been taking care of me for almost 17 years. He is very caring and concerned about keeping my heart healthy.

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March 23, 2023

5.0

Dr. Kinn is a very good doctor. He’s friendly and takes time to talk with the patient.

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March 21, 2023

5.0

He is a wonderful, knowledgeable doctor

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March 20, 2023

5.0

Dr. Kinn is very caring and competent.

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March 13, 2023

5.0

He listens and recommends

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March 13, 2023

5.0

He is a good doctor.

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March 11, 2023

5.0

Exceptional doctor

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March 09, 2023

5.0

Very knowledgable and friendly.

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March 06, 2023

5.0

General all round quality health decisions.

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February 28, 2023

5.0

Great bed side service

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February 28, 2023

5.0

Doctor Kinn is a very knowledgeable heart doctor. I have had a bad experience with another doctor would would even consider another. The previous doctor was not associated with NM

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February 28, 2023

5.0

Very knowledgeable Friendly Good listener

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February 28, 2023

5.0

I have recommended him to other people in need of a Cardiologist.

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February 27, 2023

5.0

He was prepared for our first appointment and knew the details of my procedure. A pleasant personality asked me questions and allowed me to ask questions, and I did not feel rushed. He had valuable suggestions, and I have confidence going forward.

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February 20, 2023

5.0

Compassionate and caring

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February 17, 2023

5.0

See above.makes you feeling comfortable and confident.

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February 16, 2023

5.0

Very patient and takes time to explain what and why which is so helpful to us old people. Always a pleasure to be with him.

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February 16, 2023

5.0

Communicates explains options. Answers the questions, with options. Knows his stuff

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February 07, 2023

5.0

Friendly staff like my doctor

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February 06, 2023

5.0

He talks to you & explains clearly. He is conversational & asks about you individually. He is precise & knowledgeable.

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February 04, 2023

5.0

I have been seeing Doctor Kinn for at least ten years or more he is a great Doctor

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Disclosures

James W. Kinn, MD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

External Professional Relationships

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