Lisa E. Flaum, MD

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Practice Focus Areas

  • Breast Cancer

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine - 1998
Residency:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2001
Fellowships:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2005

Board Certifications

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

Faculty Profile

Associate 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 

938 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

91 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

91 Reviews

August 29, 2023

5.0

She took her time with me and not once did I feel rushed. She is very knowledgeable. Thank you.

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August 27, 2023

5.0

Very nice, compassionate, knowledgeable and understanding.

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August 22, 2023

5.0

Dr. Flaum is a very caring doctor. I receive goid advice

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August 22, 2023

5.0

Dr. Flaum explains things thoroughly. Takes her time with my questions.

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August 19, 2023

5.0

Dr. Flaum is a very caring and approachable doctor

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August 19, 2023

5.0

She is great! Very caring and compassionate.

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August 18, 2023

5.0

She listens to your concerns and is very knowledgable

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August 17, 2023

5.0

Hands on, takes time to answer questions

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August 16, 2023

5.0

Dr. Flaum seeks the best medical alternatives to help me adjust to the needed medication after surgery.

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August 16, 2023

5.0

Dr. Flaum being a compassionate Oncologist.

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August 16, 2023

5.0

Dr. Flaum is kind and knowledgeable. I feel at ease asking questions

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August 15, 2023

5.0

Caring professional help.

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August 13, 2023

5.0

She listens, is very smart and always explains to my understanding and I feel is giving me the most excellent care.

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August 10, 2023

5.0

Dr Flaum is an excellent oncologist and just a really good person. I am so grateful for her care!

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August 09, 2023

5.0

Pleasing personality. Very accommodating and knowledgeable.Treats patient with respect.

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August 08, 2023

5.0

She is caring and attentive and is concerned about all my health issues not just what I see her for.

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August 08, 2023

5.0

She spent a lot of time with me and explained everything very well

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August 07, 2023

5.0

She was thorough. Explained everything quite well, was thoughtful in recommending treatment and followup for me.

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August 07, 2023

5.0

Dr. Flaum is caring and provides excellent treatment.

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August 07, 2023

5.0

Dr. Flaum helped me through my cancer some years back and I felt I was in very good hands. She is very knowledge and has an easy way of explaining the process and procedures.

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August 07, 2023

5.0

Same as above! Love her! Dr. Flaum is amazing!

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August 06, 2023

5.0

See previous responsive. She is knowledgeable emits confidence

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August 05, 2023

5.0

Very efficient

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August 04, 2023

5.0

Service and all staff very helpful

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August 03, 2023

5.0

Dr. Flaum is very well educated on topics of Wonen's care and treatment. I trust her to assist me to make the right decision in my care. I feel like an active participant in my care.

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July 31, 2023

5.0

Clear explanations

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July 30, 2023

5.0

She is a very good doctor and she was very informative and caring.

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July 28, 2023

5.0

Dr Flaum always ensures that I am involved in my plan of care.

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July 27, 2023

5.0

Dr. Flaum was very patient and communicated excellent a very professional doctor

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July 26, 2023

5.0

She is simply the best - just as Tina Turner sang.

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July 19, 2023

5.0

Dr. Flaum was patient and addressed questions concerning my aches and pains.

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July 19, 2023

5.0

Same as above. Excellent doctor.

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July 18, 2023

5.0

I really like her she know what she’s doing….. very comfortable to talk to

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July 15, 2023

5.0

Good doctor

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July 14, 2023

5.0

She is an excellent physician

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July 13, 2023

5.0

Caring, upbeat, friendly, was always optimistic during course of treatment !

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July 13, 2023

5.0

She is super!! Excellent Healthcare with a warm, friendly manner.

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July 13, 2023

5.0

She is smart, caring and professional

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July 10, 2023

5.0

See above. Knowledgeable, patient, explains things well.

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June 25, 2023

5.0

Highly competent.

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June 24, 2023

5.0

Dr. Flaum is extremely competent in diagnosing and treating symptoms.

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June 22, 2023

5.0

Encourages questions. Thoroughly explains all aspects of treatment options.

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June 22, 2023

5.0

Dr. Lisa is very thorough. Explains things well. Listens and takes the time to answer. Seems very knowledgeable and does not rush to layout a treatment plan without gathering all the data needed.

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June 22, 2023

5.0

Came in and had knowledge about my health history in spite of this being an annual visit.

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June 20, 2023

5.0

I trust her

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June 19, 2023

5.0

Thorough, caring, and kind

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June 15, 2023

5.0

She is knowledgeable and personable.

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June 13, 2023

5.0

She is amazing

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June 13, 2023

5.0

Dr. Flaum has the best bedside manner. I trust her care recommendations completely.

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June 13, 2023

5.0

Dr. Flaum was very caring and professional in guiding me through the proper treatment; and has remained wonderful at my follow up appointments.

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June 12, 2023

5.0

Dr. Flaum is kind, knowledgeable and listens to patient concerns. She always has a positive attitude and addresses questions and concerns directly.

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June 12, 2023

5.0

Extremely knowledgeable and concerned.

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June 08, 2023

5.0

Because the Dr were very good in explaining my condition and how I should treat it going forward. 😋

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June 08, 2023

5.0

Very detailed in her explanations Very pleasant to work with

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June 05, 2023

5.0

Great doctor!

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June 03, 2023

5.0

Kind, consistent, understanding and intelligent cancer management. She is thorough and pragmatic. Which is what I want in my cancer management.

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June 01, 2023

5.0

Dr Flaum is a great doctor. She is incredibly knowledgeable, listens and is companionate.

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June 01, 2023

5.0

She is amazing!

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May 30, 2023

5.0

She is knowledgeable. Great bedside manner. Inspired trust.

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May 23, 2023

5.0

She is always straight with me.

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May 23, 2023

5.0

Friendly and I believe in her

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May 22, 2023

5.0

She is very skilled and professional.

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May 19, 2023

5.0

She was very patient and clear with her explanations.

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May 18, 2023

5.0

Dr. Flaum is very comprehensive in her treatment of my cancer. Concerned with the effect the medications I am taking will have on my osteoporosis and makes recommendations to involve other specialists.

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May 16, 2023

5.0

Compassionate, good listener, smart

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May 16, 2023

5.0

Out of my entire team ( of physicians ) assigned to me to treat me for my breast cancer, I like doctor Flaum the best because of her uplifting attitude! She takes the time to answer all my questions.

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May 15, 2023

5.0

She reviews my history with care and points never seems rushed.

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May 14, 2023

5.0

friendly, knows why I am there, knowledgeable

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May 12, 2023

5.0

Dr. Flaum is great. I recommend her in every way possible.

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May 10, 2023

5.0

She has been upbeat and reassuring. Her examination was routine - she hit all the right notes.

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May 09, 2023

5.0

Great doctor.

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May 08, 2023

5.0

She was kind, easy to talk with and helpful.

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May 06, 2023

5.0

Dr Flaum takes care of me as a person

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May 04, 2023

5.0

Excellent Doctor

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May 02, 2023

5.0

She is very efficient

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May 02, 2023

5.0

Dr. Flaum is not only an expert but her bed side manner is tremendous which is critical while going through cancer. She and her team are easily accessible.

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May 02, 2023

5.0

Her compassion, knowledge and the time she gives her patients.

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May 02, 2023

5.0

Very nice Doctor

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April 30, 2023

5.0

Professional yet humane interactions. Perfect balance of competence and caring. Listens.

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April 30, 2023

5.0

She was a very caring and explained the process of how the health decisions would be made for me. I would have a team of Drs that work decide my treatments. She answered all my questions and concerns.

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April 27, 2023

5.0

Efficient, thorough

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April 24, 2023

5.0

Professionalism and Sincerity….

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April 24, 2023

5.0

Dr Flaum is a great and caring doctor

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April 20, 2023

5.0

Caring and thorough

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April 18, 2023

5.0

She listens to me and explains everything.

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April 18, 2023

5.0

She’s detailed, listened well and communicated well. Personable.

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April 18, 2023

5.0

She is very knowledgeable and compassionate. She

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April 17, 2023

5.0

Exceptional physician

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April 17, 2023

5.0

She's smart, skilled and compassionate.

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April 13, 2023

5.0

She’s personable and treats you like a friend instead of another patient. She provides information to help you make your next step toward your healthy life.

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April 13, 2023

5.0

She was very informative and wanting to find the right treatment I need

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