Mohammad Ali Abbass, MD

Mohammad Ali Abbass, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Colon and Rectal Surgery

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Damascus School of Medicine - 2009
Internship:
University of Southern California/Los Angeles General Medical Center (USC/LA General) - 2014
Residency:
Cleveland Clinic Foundation - 2018
Fellowships:
Cleveland Clinic Foundation - 2019
Cleveland Clinic Foundation - 2020

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery - Colon & Rectal Surgery (Certified)
  • American Board of Surgery - Surgery (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Assistant Professor, 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:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

356 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

89 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

89 Reviews

August 29, 2023

5.0

He is the best! He listens, he answers questions, he gives you time And he cares!

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August 24, 2023

5.0

I know see experience and very clear in their opinions. It gives peace of mind.

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August 24, 2023

5.0

Same as above. Asked me about myself and how I was feeling.Made me feel comfortable about my surgery. Answered all my questions.

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August 13, 2023

5.0

A very kind doctor who explained very clearly why I was asked to come in for consultation.

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August 09, 2023

5.0

Very good doctor

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July 28, 2023

5.0

Dr was very knowledgeable and thorough. He explained things to me very well

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July 27, 2023

5.0

Dr. Abbass was very compassionate, caring and took the time to answer all questions and concerns my husband and I had. He goes over everything very thoroughly and is an excellent surgeon. I would highly recommend him.

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July 19, 2023

5.0

Dr Abbass is very clear, professional and put us at ease with his discussion of the case.

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July 18, 2023

5.0

He treats very humane, transmits security and confidence to him patient, very professional.

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July 15, 2023

5.0

I feel he is very knowledgeable which makes me trust him. He took as much time needed for pre op putting my son at ease, I felt like he truly cares and feel safe and confident for him to operate on my son.

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July 14, 2023

1.0

Not impressed with clinical skills or meeting information. No real answers, which may be normal. Couldn’t get feel for his expertise.

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July 10, 2023

1.0

If treating patients as subjects is the new medical profession, what a failure future.

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July 08, 2023

5.0

My favorite surgeon! Saved my life. Incredibly personable, authentic, empathetic, and intelligent!

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July 07, 2023

5.0

Took the time to listen.

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July 01, 2023

5.0

Knowledgeable

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June 30, 2023

5.0

Answers questions and makes you feel comfortable

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June 29, 2023

5.0

Excellent doctor and explains your diseases very well

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June 23, 2023

5.0

As stated Dr Mohammad Ali Abbass understood my condition, explained in detail the cause and remedy

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June 20, 2023

4.0

He was very professional and explained things well but he kept me waiting forty minutes for my appointment.

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June 20, 2023

5.0

He is always very personable and professional, answers my questions, and always concerned about my wellbeing during the exam.

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June 17, 2023

5.0

Dr. Abbass is a very kind and compassionate surgeon who listens well and shows a deep concern for his patients. He explains things in a way that can be easily understood and makes sure that all of your questions are answered. He brought me through an extensive and difficult colon surgery for which I will always be grateful. He is simply “top-notch!”

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June 09, 2023

5.0

He is incredibly professional and intelligent!

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June 05, 2023

5.0

Very compassionate and caring, Very knowledgeable and explained everything about the upcoming procedure to me in detail.

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May 27, 2023

5.0

Dr. Abbass is a caring and very detailed surgeon. I highly recommend him.

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May 26, 2023

5.0

Just such a great bedside manner for what was and could have easily been more so a stressful visit

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May 26, 2023

5.0

Persona profesional y amable

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May 12, 2023

5.0

Empathetic, excellent at providing info about alternatives, knowledgeable

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May 11, 2023

5.0

He was Great/Excellent I mean very through he’s the Best!

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April 28, 2023

5.0

Absolutely best surgeon ever. Unfortunately I’ve had to have 3 procedures but Dr. Abbass is fantastic and I knew I was safe in his hands. He explains everything in a way I clearly understand and he listens to my concerns. I appreciate him and I highly recommend him.

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April 24, 2023

5.0

He listens to your concerns and explains in terms I can understand

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April 22, 2023

5.0

Dr. Abbass is the best! He is brilliant, empathetic, and kind-hearted!

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April 07, 2023

5.0

The doctor and everyone are very kind and adjustable, excellent people and I am happy because they treated me very kindly, thank you

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March 31, 2023

5.0

Because he really deserves a 20, but 10 is the max score.

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March 27, 2023

5.0

He saved my Life!

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March 24, 2023

5.0

Personal care and takes the time to make sure I understand procedures. Very helpful.

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March 24, 2023

5.0

Very nice tries to make you feel confident and relaxed shares his plan for surgery got to meet him twice

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March 22, 2023

5.0

He takes time to explain the risks/benefits, as well as answer any questions, and never makes you feel rushed.

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March 17, 2023

5.0

I thought Dr. Abbass was very kind and I look forward to working with him in the near future.

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March 08, 2023

5.0

Caring. Friendly. Explains options well. His nurse Ashly follows in his steps. Dr Abbass lowers your anxiety level.

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March 03, 2023

5.0

Attentive with your care from A to Z.

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March 03, 2023

5.0

My favorite surgeon! Professional, kind, empathetic, intelligent. The list is endless

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March 03, 2023

5.0

He is the best

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March 01, 2023

4.0

I gave 8 cause I really haven’t gotten a chance to really no him like I do all of my other doctors but I heard he is a good surgery

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February 28, 2023

5.0

He doesn't just look at a patient as a set of symptoms, he looks at a patient as a person who happens to have symptoms, who in his words, deserves to get answers to difficult problems.

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February 27, 2023

5.0

He is an excellent physician

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February 22, 2023

5.0

He is smart, kind and compassionate.

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February 17, 2023

5.0

Very nice person and explained everything to me.

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February 16, 2023

5.0

total trust in him

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February 15, 2023

5.0

Dr. Abbass was extremely polite with an excellent “bedside manner” while explaining things to me in a way which I could easily understand and comprehend along with letting me know what my “next steps” were in dealing with my particular issue.

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February 10, 2023

5.0

spends the time to be sure I understand procedures,

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February 09, 2023

5.0

Knowledgeable and Caring!

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February 09, 2023

5.0

Knowledgeable

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February 08, 2023

4.0

Time with the doctor was very helpful. It’s the follow up with the office after the appointment that has been terrible.

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February 03, 2023

5.0

Dr. Abbass gave me the care needed to get my health back. A feat 3 other specialists were unable to do.

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February 01, 2023

5.0

Dr. Abbass is a perfect example of a colorectol surgeon dedicated to his work and patiences.

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January 31, 2023

5.0

Very good doctor so far.

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January 28, 2023

5.0

Such a nice doctor, I had many questions and I had the list typed up and he went down the entire list and addressed each question.

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January 13, 2023

5.0

Very friendly and clear communication. I felt very comfortable and at ease about the things discussed.

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January 13, 2023

5.0

He made me feel at ease and was very personable. Good Man

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January 09, 2023

5.0

shows concern for procedure outcomes.

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January 06, 2023

1.0

A prearranged teleconference was set, but Dr Abbass’s never called. No apology had ben Provided.

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January 06, 2023

5.0

Incredibly kind and attentive specialist and nurse. Great bedside manner and thorough in explanations. Truly appreciate the time and care given.

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January 06, 2023

5.0

Dr. Abbass is both knowledgeable and friendly, and he is really good at calming patients by explaining exactly how he would treat their conditions. I highly recommend him and Northwestern Medicine.

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January 04, 2023

5.0

Very positive experience

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January 01, 2023

5.0

Attentive and patient…

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December 30, 2022

5.0

First impression is good

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December 30, 2022

5.0

Mentioned above. Friendly, professional, warm

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December 20, 2022

5.0

Nice guy respectful professional and knowledgeable

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December 14, 2022

5.0

He is professional but friendly, and thorough in his questions, exam & testing.

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December 09, 2022

5.0

Professional, efficient, effective and caring.

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December 07, 2022

5.0

He’s kind, competent and experienced!

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December 03, 2022

5.0

I was able to talk about my concerns with comfort.

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December 02, 2022

5.0

Wonderful doctor. Always explains everything in a clear and easy to understand manner.

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December 02, 2022

5.0

My first visit with dr Abbass positive vibes great patient doctor report

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December 01, 2022

5.0

Dr. Abbass is always so thorough in explaining everything that I know I am in excellent hands.

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November 23, 2022

5.0

Excellent doctor

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November 21, 2022

5.0

He is first and foremost an empathetic human being who understands that each patient as a unique individual. He believes surgery is a combination of science and art.

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November 18, 2022

5.0

He is personable, kind, and intelligent!

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November 17, 2022

5.0

Great bedside manner, explained everything and answered all my questions

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October 28, 2022

5.0

Dr. Abbass is an outstanding doctor with great bedside manner. He spends ample time with patients to ensure our understanding. He explains procedures, risks, and potential side effects thoroughly, which is very comforting. I’m impressed that he knows who I am personally, is familiar with my case, and doesn’t treat me like I’m just another patient.

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October 19, 2022

5.0

His patience and interaction with me were very compassionate and professional. The most important was I didn't feel rushed and felt comfortable with his recommendations.

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October 08, 2022

5.0

He is by far the best surgeon around. Incredibly thorough, beautiful bedside manner, and makes you feel at ease.

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September 23, 2022

5.0

One of the better doctors I’ve ever encountered or seen referenced in my life.

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September 23, 2022

5.0

Very informative and courteous

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September 14, 2022

5.0

Very kind, patient, great bedside manner.

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September 14, 2022

5.0

He is a great professional and kind person.

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September 13, 2022

5.0

I’m very pleased with the care I have received from Dr. Abbass. I am very confident that he will find the cause of my stomach blockages.

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September 08, 2022

5.0

Same as above and seems to really care.

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September 03, 2022

5.0

He is a skilled physician (my good results reflect on that), he listens, answers questions thoughtfully, takes time to understand what the patients concerns are, and explains things very well. Good bedside manner, but most importantly, excellent doctor.

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