Edward J. Ward III, MD

Edward J. Ward III, MD

4.9 
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Family Medicine

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine - 1997
Residency:
Advocate Health Care (Advocate Lutheran General Hospital) - 2000

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Family Medicine - Family Medicine (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

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

1156 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 31, 2022

5.0

Thorough Friendly Puts patient at ease Explains everything well

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March 30, 2022

5.0

Awesome Doctor..he can't retire.....lol

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March 28, 2022

5.0

Dr. Ward takes as much time as needed with his patients. I feel he really listens to his patients. He is very thorough in reviewing the health of his patients & offers steps to improve our health.

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March 28, 2022

5.0

Dr. Ward give his patients his undivided attention and he truly listens. I always leave his office feeling he has partnered with me, not lectured me.

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March 25, 2022

5.0

Very concerned, caring and he expressed multiple times how to contact him to review concerns or questions.

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March 25, 2022

5.0

Dr. Ward has been my family’s physician for years we find him to be very knowledgeable and professional.

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March 25, 2022

5.0

He listens well and always takes the time to consider your thoughts. He goes above & beyond to offer care options

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March 25, 2022

5.0

Dr. Ward has been my doctor for over 20 years I highly recommend him

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March 22, 2022

5.0

Doctor Ward is knowledgeable about current developments and provides reasoned and empathetic guidance. He clearly has the patient’s beat interest as top priority.

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March 21, 2022

5.0

Very professional. Always listens and spends time explaining everything. Very personable

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March 20, 2022

5.0

Listen to me and made recommendations for my health and answered all my questions. Made sure I was 100% happy with my visit

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March 17, 2022

5.0

Very thorough and takes time to explain everything. Delivers excellent quality of care.

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March 15, 2022

5.0

Explained everything to me concerning my medical issues and answered all of my questions.

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March 15, 2022

5.0

Dr. Ward is open to discussion of my issues with an ear to identifying with them on a personal basis. I feel that his recommendations are tuned uniquely to my needs. His referrals to Northwestern specialty care providers have helped me as well.. I feel well taken care of by anyone within the organization.

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March 12, 2022

5.0

Has a real concern for your health and he is easy to talk to.

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March 11, 2022

5.0

Dr Ward is the best Doctor I have ever experience in my lifetime, he spends a lot of time with you and answers all your questions!

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March 10, 2022

5.0

“Bedside manner” is fantastic. I can’t appreciate enough how he takes time to listen to my questions and concerns as well as his thorough explanations that he makes easy to understand. I feel spoiled to have him as my primary care physician.

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March 10, 2022

5.0

Attentiveness to care and listening to me makes me feel like my needs are being met.

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March 10, 2022

5.0

Very thorough and friendly

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March 10, 2022

5.0

I trust him & he explains things well when I ask questions

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March 08, 2022

5.0

he is the greatest

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March 08, 2022

5.0

Dr Ward is a great doctor. He was willing to discuss anything that concerned me. Offered his opinions and advice, explained his reasoning and listened to my questions, thoughts and concerns.

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March 07, 2022

5.0

Outstanding doctor who listens to his patients and clearly explains everything. He is very concerned about his patients health

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March 06, 2022

5.0

Supportive, great staff & support people. Dr Ward good bedside manners, friendly, concerning, understands your medical needs.

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March 04, 2022

5.0

Professional and caring. Excellent medical facilitator.

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March 02, 2022

5.0

He’s been my Primary Dr about 20 yrs - no need to say anything more or I wouldn’t be with him

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February 27, 2022

5.0

Dr. Ward is a professional who keeps up with current research.

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February 26, 2022

5.0

Dr. Ward is a good doctor.

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February 25, 2022

5.0

I never felt rushed or not listened to. His approach was always down to earth and he explained himself very well. He was friendly and professional.

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February 24, 2022

5.0

Dr Ward is very thorough with his consultation.

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February 23, 2022

5.0

He is knowledgeable, personable and direct.

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February 23, 2022

5.0

He takes the time to listen and explains everything in terms that are understood. I do not feel rushed or like I am just another person

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February 22, 2022

5.0

Dr Ward spent time hearing my concerns and offering a thoughtful response and gave clear explanations on how to treat or think about caring for those concerns

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February 19, 2022

5.0

attentive to medical conditions

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February 18, 2022

5.0

He LISTENS to his patients.

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February 17, 2022

5.0

Excellent physician! Dr. Ward’s combination of medical expertise, compassion, and ability to partner with patients in the management of their health is top notch!

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February 15, 2022

5.0

Outstanding doctor who understands and listens to his patients.

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February 14, 2022

5.0

Dr. Ward took the time to offer full explanations.

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February 13, 2022

5.0

Dr. Ward is, in my opinion, an excellent physician who always exhibits exceptional concern for his patients, as well as consistent attention to detail.

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February 13, 2022

5.0

Dr. Ward is caring and knowledgeable.

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February 09, 2022

5.0

He’s a good doctor he’s been my doctor for years he’s always kind very thorough very nice

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February 09, 2022

5.0

Personable, listens well, and I felt confident in his understanding of my health history and his ability to refer me as necessary for care and support within the Northwest Medical system.

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February 07, 2022

5.0

The time and quality of care

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February 07, 2022

5.0

He’s caring and good at what he does.

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February 06, 2022

5.0

He listens, takes time to get to know you and I feel is a good diagnostician.

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February 05, 2022

5.0

Understand

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February 05, 2022

5.0

Have referred him my son. Like how he practices and listens as well as his communication

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February 03, 2022

5.0

Very nice and educated guidance.

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February 02, 2022

5.0

Thorough exam, great communication, listened well

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February 01, 2022

5.0

Dr Ward made me feel very comfortable. He explained every detail to me and he listened to me. I was very anxious about going for a physical in general and he took all of my fear away with his caring and understanding demeanor.

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January 31, 2022

5.0

A wonderful blend of honesty and flexibility in ways to improve the weaknesses in my health, and to maximize the strengths. Excellent bedside manner, I feel as though I am truly cared for and listened to, but also strongly urged in helpful directions for my best health. Dr. Ward is kind, considerate, knowledgeable, personable, professional, and more. I am so grateful that he is my primary care doctor.

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January 31, 2022

5.0

Very Professional.......

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January 30, 2022

5.0

Listens and provides feedback. Knowledgeable. Personable. Thorough without being excessive. Understable.

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January 29, 2022

5.0

Great Dr

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January 28, 2022

5.0

I am happy with my provider, the excellent care and communication between myself and my provider.

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January 28, 2022

5.0

Offers great recommendations and help

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January 27, 2022

5.0

Took time to address all my issues and was genuinely interested in my care

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January 26, 2022

1.0

He was nice but rushed through and was no help at all.

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January 24, 2022

5.0

He's very personable. He genuinely cares about his patients & offers personalized advice not just based off their health condition but personality & preferences. He's very trustworthy & tries to stay up on the most current treatments, with a network of contacts to help make sure his patients are getting the best care.

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January 24, 2022

5.0

Very attentive, polite, listens carefully to my concerns, explains treatment and meds thoroughly.

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January 24, 2022

5.0

Keeps his focus on primary issues and provides options when appropriate

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January 21, 2022

5.0

He was thorough, listened and took the time to correct errors listed in my chart

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January 21, 2022

5.0

He’s professional, informative, personable and the best doctor I’ve ever had. Always responsive through my chart.

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January 21, 2022

5.0

Detailed and knowledgeable- concerned for my health

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January 21, 2022

5.0

Dr. Ward is a compassionate and knowledgeable physician

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January 21, 2022

5.0

He listens well and has my best interests always

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January 20, 2022

5.0

He takes time with you to understand your problems

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January 18, 2022

5.0

Dr. Ward is nothing but spectacular in word and deed.

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January 18, 2022

5.0

Dr Ward listens to you and remembers, he is open to trying different ways

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January 17, 2022

5.0

Dr. Ward is a thorough, knowledgeable physician who takes time to understand my health conditions and always follows up. Clearly a person who cares about his patients and loves his job.

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January 17, 2022

5.0

Great man and listens to your concerns.

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January 17, 2022

5.0

He actually cares !

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January 16, 2022

5.0

Excellent interpersonal skills, never in a hurry to end appointment.

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January 15, 2022

5.0

Trust what he tells me and he only recommends what I need

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January 15, 2022

5.0

Very satisfied

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January 13, 2022

5.0

he's my guy. great doctor who puts me at ease and is really great.

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January 13, 2022

5.0

Listens & never rushed

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January 11, 2022

5.0

He is knowledgeable, ethical, kind and patient focused.

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January 11, 2022

5.0

He listens and has actual conversations about my health. I leave very comfortable knowing my questions have been addressed.

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January 09, 2022

5.0

Listen’s and counsel’s in a very positive way. A good friend to be with.

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January 09, 2022

5.0

He is a caring, professional and knowledgeable person.

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January 09, 2022

5.0

He is very caring and takes time to explain things

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January 08, 2022

5.0

He took the time to try to understand what my problem was. And found a solution I think. It’s very pleasant experience.

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January 08, 2022

4.0

Dr. Ward took a thorough history and took the time to discuss concerns.

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January 07, 2022

5.0

Dr. Ward is very professional, caring, and always has my best interests first and foremost. He, along with the nurses and staff, do a wonderful job, especially with the world everyone is dealing with these days.

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January 06, 2022

5.0

He is very thorough, he listens and has good advice.

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January 04, 2022

5.0

He really listens to you.

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January 03, 2022

5.0

Very good Dr.

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December 31, 2021

5.0

Dr Ward is the ideal DR. He listens to me, he is personable, is conservative but knows what is appropriate for me and follows thru, whether it is meds , an exam or advice. And importantly he has my implicit trust and I like him!

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December 29, 2021

5.0

Communicates well, listens, advises

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December 28, 2021

5.0

Professional

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December 23, 2021

5.0

Did a thorough evaluation

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December 22, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ward always makes me feel comfortable. He answers all of my questions, makes one feel like he generally cares about them, and always provides good medical advice. Great doctor.

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December 21, 2021

5.0

Explains everything and takes time to listen.

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December 21, 2021

5.0

Great physician.

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December 21, 2021

5.0

Great doctor

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December 20, 2021

5.0

Very personable and explains test results so the patient can understand. Goes over all meds and explains upcoming test etc

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December 16, 2021

5.0

Everything that you want in a doctor. Dr Ward always treats respectfully patiently and thoroughly. He genuinely communicates without words that he has my best interests at the forefront. He is a good psychologist too!

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December 14, 2021

5.0

Compassionate Good Listener Very Knowledgeable

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December 14, 2021

5.0

Very personable style; proactive and thorough in explanations

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Disclosures

Edward J. Ward III, MD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

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