Kambiz Ghafourian, MD, MPH

Kambiz Ghafourian, MD, MPH

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Practice Focus Areas

  • Cardiac Amyloid
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Ventricular Assist Devices

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Tehran University of Medical Sciences and Health Services - 2003
Residency:
MedStar Health/Georgetown-Washington Hospital Center - 2011
Fellowships:
MedStar Health/Georgetown-Washington Hospital Center - 2014
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center - 2015

Languages Spoken

  • Farsi

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology (Certified)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease (Certified)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Assistant Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

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

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

240 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 22, 2022

5.0

Excellent physician who treats his patients w compassion and care!

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March 17, 2022

5.0

Buenas explico

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March 15, 2022

5.0

Dr. Ghafourian gives me the utmost confidence that he has my best interest at all times. He’s very informative and helpful with any concerns, questions, or problems I may have. He’s an all around great doctor, along with his staff, and team.

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March 08, 2022

5.0

Very attentive. Good listener.

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March 04, 2022

5.0

Explains in layman’s terms

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February 28, 2022

5.0

He and they are all the best!

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February 25, 2022

5.0

He is available at any time by phone if needed. I have not called him at this time but it is comforting to know that he is available.

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February 24, 2022

5.0

He is very knowledgeable and a very good listener.

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February 22, 2022

5.0

They followed up the next day in case I was inundated with all the information & to see if they could help & answered all of our questions.

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February 21, 2022

5.0

I think he is caring and attentive to his patients. I like his hair.

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February 21, 2022

5.0

Dr. Ghafourian is outstanding!. His knowledge and expertise clearly stands out.

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February 20, 2022

5.0

Dr G is the best cardiologist: exceptionally knowledgeable compassionate, and available to his patients.

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February 19, 2022

5.0

Excellent care. Make you feel like you could tell everything that you needed help with.

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February 03, 2022

5.0

He was very thorough and seemed truly concerned about my issue.

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February 02, 2022

5.0

Smart professional

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January 29, 2022

5.0

A very caring person

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January 28, 2022

5.0

Friendly, reviewed charts before seeing me, took time with me and explained what is needed to do to help my situation

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January 27, 2022

5.0

He makes me feel like I can live a long life even with my condition. He takes time and he listen

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January 26, 2022

5.0

Excellent communications

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January 25, 2022

5.0

He is at the top of His calling and does it well

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January 23, 2022

5.0

I was looking for a doctor like dr Ghafourian. I have seen several doctors over the years and I’m grateful to have found him.

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January 22, 2022

5.0

Dr. Ghafourian is caring and great side manners with his patients.

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January 22, 2022

5.0

Great dr

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January 19, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable Dr with great bed side manner

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January 15, 2022

5.0

Professional

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January 15, 2022

5.0

He a great doctor. He takes time and he answers all of my questions and he cares.

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January 11, 2022

5.0

As a patient of Dr Ghafourian, I trust that he has my best interest at heart. I never feel rushed. He is not only extremely knowledgeable, but I feel that he is the best in his field.

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January 07, 2022

5.0

Very informative

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January 07, 2022

5.0

He understands and listened to my needs.

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December 25, 2021

5.0

My doctor is patient, he not only explains what's going on but he takes the time to know that you understand everything.

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December 01, 2021

5.0

Through, thoughtful. Listens and provides substantive feedback.

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November 23, 2021

5.0

Takes time to answer all questions.

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November 18, 2021

5.0

He’s awesome!

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November 17, 2021

5.0

Very professional and caring for patients.

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November 03, 2021

5.0

Thank you Dr Ghafourian for listening to me

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November 02, 2021

5.0

He was outright Honest and his opinions regarding my issues

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November 02, 2021

5.0

A caring, extremely knowledgeable doctor that puts a patient at complete ease.

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October 12, 2021

5.0

Competence, compassion

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October 10, 2021

5.0

Knowledge and caring to the best for his patients.

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October 09, 2021

5.0

Very caring doctor

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September 25, 2021

5.0

Nice person

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September 21, 2021

5.0

Caring and offered support and straight forward.

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September 18, 2021

5.0

Very attentive, listens to your concerns and wants to help

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September 17, 2021

5.0

Dr. G is always willing to amplify an explanation. He never seems to rush to get finished with a visit/

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August 29, 2021

5.0

I have been seeing Dr. Ghafourian for almost 4 years. His concern, care and professionalism has been wonderful throughout that time. In addition, the staff of Dr. Ghafourian has been a pleasure to work with.

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August 26, 2021

5.0

Great care, very knowledgeable

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August 24, 2021

5.0

Really, for all of the reasons above. He takes time and thoroughly analyzes your condition. I think he’s phenomenal!

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August 22, 2021

5.0

How could anyone find better skilled and caring doctor than Dr. Ghafourian?

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August 20, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ghafourian is very caring and kind and has answered all my questions and explained everything to me

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August 10, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ghafourian wanted to hear my concerns and listened. Based on my concerns and his assessment of my medical history, he made excellent recommendations. They will be assessed in a couple of weeks.

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August 09, 2021

5.0

Very thorough Dr and I appreciate that type of care

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August 07, 2021

5.0

Also he is personally involed in my care and is very conscious. He is backed up by a first rate team.

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August 07, 2021

5.0

I am dissatisfied with the staff of doctor Ghafourian not the him self

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August 03, 2021

5.0

Great bedside manner, very patient listener and answered questions thoughtfully.

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August 02, 2021

5.0

A wonderful doctor and a caring person.

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July 27, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ghafourian gave me hope and answered all my questions in a very kind way

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July 20, 2021

4.0

He was very professional, considerate, informative and definitive in his info that he gave me and in his professional opinion. He was very helpful in determining where I stand medically and answered all my questions about procedures.

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July 19, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ghafourian and his team have provided me with the highest quality healthcare for close to five years, since the onset of my serious, chronic illness. In addition to being clinically knowledgable, he/they are friendly, kind and very caring. It has been a long road for me, but with him as an advocate for my health, I feel well equipped to continue my medical adventure and and confident in him as my partner in that.

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July 16, 2021

5.0

Smart, great bedside manner.

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July 15, 2021

5.0

Very gentle Nd listens to u

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July 09, 2021

5.0

He is one doctor that actually listens to what the patient is saying.

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June 18, 2021

5.0

I mention this on the first questions Thank you Dr. For helping me a be patiently.

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June 18, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ghofourian is a very trained doctor and has an Andy to every question regarding heart failure

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June 17, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ghafourian is an exceptional doctor. He highly knowledgeable, explains the issues very well, is very caring, and kind.

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June 16, 2021

5.0

Well versed and explained things well. Very personable!

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June 15, 2021

5.0

Intelligent, patient, positive and kind. Answers my questions. Doesn’t treat me like I’m just another patient. I feel like he knows me. Like we could go out for a beer. I feel safe and not fearing the worst.

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June 15, 2021

5.0

His experience along with his consistent attention to my condition, and taking time with me answering my questions and his recommendations for my full recovery.

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June 08, 2021

5.0

Very through with what may be going on or not and next steps Thank you

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June 01, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ghafourian is respectful and takes time to answer all my questions. He explains things so I understand my diagnosis and how my medications work.

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May 28, 2021

3.0

he knew I am diabetic

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May 28, 2021

4.0

Estoy biendo dos doctorea para lo mismo

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May 26, 2021

5.0

They care and are the best

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May 18, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ghafourian was very personable and made me feel confident that he was a good doctor

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May 16, 2021

5.0

Seems to be very concerned about me & this problem.

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May 12, 2021

5.0

They trying to find the solution and problem and help you the best way that they can

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May 04, 2021

5.0

Timely and knowledgeable

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May 01, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ghafourian always shows great attention to my condition and gives me great treatment and help.

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April 20, 2021

5.0

A joy to work with

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April 16, 2021

5.0

Confident , professional caring

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April 16, 2021

5.0

Got me back to normal heart function

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April 15, 2021

5.0

Very nice, answers questions

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April 14, 2021

5.0

Professional

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April 13, 2021

5.0

Very good doctor. satisfied

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April 12, 2021

5.0

He makes you feel like he cares. He kind and gentle

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April 06, 2021

5.0

I love his care and concern. He’s also very knowledgeable about everything I’ve ever asked him about my condition. I feel so much better since I’ve been going to him and he helped me understand what I need to do to stay feeling this way.

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April 01, 2021

4.0

explanation of medication

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March 30, 2021

5.0

To me he's a great Doctor he has companion for his patient and is very thorough getting to the problem and he explains everything that's going on which is a plus on how to deal with your situation

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March 26, 2021

5.0

He was very helpful and knowledgeable

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March 19, 2021

5.0

Dr Ghaffourian saved my life when another hospital sent me home with hospice

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March 19, 2021

5.0

Because he listens and work with you instead of telling you what he’s going to do about your care and getting better and you can tell he cares about the Patient when you talk to him.😊

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March 15, 2021

5.0

This is way doctor should treat patients. I can’t say enough “good stuff “ about him & his staff.

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March 09, 2021

5.0

He's taking good care of me

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March 04, 2021

5.0

This was my 1st time meeting with him and he’s a fantastic dr. He explained things very well.

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March 02, 2021

5.0

Professional

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March 02, 2021

5.0

Caring , confident physician

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March 01, 2021

5.0

He listens. Very easy to talk too!!

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February 23, 2021

5.0

He the best. He takes time to listen and I trust his care.

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February 22, 2021

5.0

Excellent info and truly cares about my health

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February 17, 2021

5.0

Very thorough, spent plenty of time getting to know me and evaluate my condition. Explained things very clearly.

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February 13, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ghafourian has shown empathy for my condition and works well with other Doctors treating my condition. Takes all the time needed to answer my questions and concerns. He or his staff are always prompt in responding to my inquiries.

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Disclosures

Kambiz Ghafourian, MD, MPH reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

External Professional Relationships

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