Lisa E. Flaum, MD

Lisa E. Flaum, MD

4.9 
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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

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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
Physician 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 

847 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

August 31, 2021

5.0

Dr. Flaum is kind, attentive, and supportive.

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August 29, 2021

5.0

She is very professional and yet also personable. She answered my questions and seemed genuinely concerned about my progress.

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August 24, 2021

5.0

She is an excellent physician. I feel confident in her and appreciate her great care. Very thoughtful, intelligent and a terrific bedside manner.

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August 23, 2021

5.0

Dr. Flaum entertains all our questions and conversation. She is knowledgeable and helpful in every aspect of my mother's care.

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August 23, 2021

5.0

Professional, clear communication, personable, appears to stay on top of recent developments

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August 23, 2021

5.0

Listens to my concerns...makes sure I understand the plan

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August 17, 2021

5.0

Knowledge, thoroughness, concern

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August 16, 2021

5.0

Explains everything, is personable.

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August 16, 2021

5.0

Includes you as team member, informative, and good listener.

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August 16, 2021

5.0

She explains treatment so anyone can understand

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August 15, 2021

5.0

Listens and provides important relevant information that enabled me to made decisions on plan of care.

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August 11, 2021

5.0

Spent time with me and explained everything in terms I could understand. Also everything was on time

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August 10, 2021

5.0

Dr. Flaum is top of the line physician. I can tell you of real stories that highlight her expertise.

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August 09, 2021

5.0

super nice!

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August 09, 2021

5.0

Easy to talk to. Approachable. Smart, explains rationale. Up to date on treatment options and recommendations.

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August 08, 2021

5.0

Kind, caring, thorough

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August 06, 2021

5.0

Extremely knowledgeable. Considers all facets of medical care and quality of life

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August 05, 2021

5.0

Very interested in your well being Thorough always. Personable

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August 05, 2021

5.0

Understanding of my needs and issues. Listens to my concerns and together we figure out a plan

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August 03, 2021

5.0

Dr. Flaum took the time to explain everything and respond to questions. She is kind and human.

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August 02, 2021

5.0

explain very clearly and very patient

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July 29, 2021

5.0

Excellent and very professional

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July 28, 2021

5.0

She is professional, knowledgeable, and an excellent listener who collaborates with her patient to develop a care plan.

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July 27, 2021

5.0

Great bedside manner

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July 27, 2021

5.0

She is a thoughtful and insightful physician who takes the time to address my questions and encourage me to keep going.

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July 27, 2021

5.0

She's polite, professional and very caring

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July 26, 2021

5.0

She is the best.

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July 23, 2021

5.0

Dr. Flaum is extremely invested in her patients.

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July 23, 2021

5.0

She's an excellent physician - patient, explains everything and takes her time. I don't feel rushed

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July 19, 2021

5.0

Dr Flaum listened to me during my visit. She answered my questions and explained things in language I could understand without feeling overwhelmed.

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July 16, 2021

5.0

She is amazing!

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July 15, 2021

4.0

Finally, a good connection

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June 30, 2021

5.0

Dr. Flaunt explains issues very thoroughly.

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June 30, 2021

5.0

Dr. Lisa Flaum is Awesome and Amazing! She is very patient, warm and thorough. I appreciate the care and concern that I receive from her.

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June 28, 2021

5.0

Because she listens and asked the right questions

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June 22, 2021

5.0

Dr. Flaum is very personable and never rushed when I am at an appointment. She always answers my questions throughly.

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June 21, 2021

5.0

She is efficient, engaging, willing to clearly explain everything I ask about.

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June 15, 2021

5.0

Dr. Flaum is up front and honest and positive regarding next steps in treatment.

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June 14, 2021

5.0

She explained things well, got to the point, answered all my questions

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June 14, 2021

5.0

Doctor is thorough and listens to my concerns

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June 11, 2021

5.0

Dr. Flaum answered all my questions and I feel she is very thorough.

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June 10, 2021

5.0

I feel I'm in good hands

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June 10, 2021

5.0

Dr. Flaum is a wonderful competent oncologist.

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June 08, 2021

5.0

Very competent and caring and answered all questions.

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June 03, 2021

5.0

She explains why she is prescribing the medication and the side effects it may have and made sure I understood

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May 29, 2021

5.0

Dr Flaum is a wonderful and caring physician who is attuned to the patient and that persons needs. She is very open to that important patient and doctor dialogue.

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May 27, 2021

5.0

Dr. Flaum answers all my questions and we discuss her suggested plan of care for me.

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May 21, 2021

5.0

She's a great physician.

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May 21, 2021

5.0

Very compassionate, thorough care.

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May 18, 2021

5.0

Very caring of patients. Very thorough in evaluations & discussion of options for treatment.

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May 18, 2021

5.0

Competent. Clear with instructions. Answers questions

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May 17, 2021

5.0

Dr Flaum is excellent patient understanding caring answer your questions

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May 16, 2021

5.0

Good and compassionate doctor

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May 15, 2021

5.0

Dr. Flaum is wonderful.

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May 15, 2021

5.0

compassionate

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May 14, 2021

5.0

Very caring

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May 14, 2021

5.0

Dr.FLAUM, ANSWERED MY QUESTIONS AND SPENT TIME WITH MY CONCERNS!!

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May 13, 2021

5.0

Knows the Oncology, down to earth, relates well, no attitude.

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May 12, 2021

5.0

And she listens and is always on time.

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May 12, 2021

5.0

I get all my questions answered. Dr Flaum is very personable and friendly. I feel I am in good hands.

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May 10, 2021

5.0

Professional and thorough

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May 10, 2021

5.0

Dr Flaum had reviewed my chart thoroughly prior to my visit and was prepared to discuss all of my options and answer my questions. She gave clear information on what to expect as well as follow-up.

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May 09, 2021

5.0

Confidence in her knowledge and she has a good bedside manner.

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May 08, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable, trustworthy, nice

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May 08, 2021

5.0

Dr. Flaum is a top-notch doctor, who is also compassionate and caring. I appreciate all the time she takes to answer any questions or concerns that I have.

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May 06, 2021

5.0

Extremely knowledgeable and a good listener.

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May 03, 2021

5.0

She is immersed in research but is not only a steward of the research but ensures that she communicates in a way that I understand and can proactively weigh the pros and cons of any situation. She has been a true lifesaver to me during a time that was very unsure for me. Here I am flourishing 7 years later under her care. It was great seeing her this morning on May 3, 2021.

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May 02, 2021

5.0

She is competent anadcaring.

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April 29, 2021

4.0

Dr Flaum's personalized care today demonstrates why I chose Northwestern high quality care and thorough care.

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April 29, 2021

5.0

Good listener and cares about patients. Explains everything.

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April 29, 2021

5.0

She knows me, I trust her, she is well prepared and up to date on the subject, she shows me my images and explains things, doesn't rush me, and she takes time to call me when needed.

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April 27, 2021

5.0

Dr Flaum is the best. I am so happy to have her as my oncologist.

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April 27, 2021

5.0

Dr Flaum spend time, with me listen and answer my questions .I was waiting only 5 min that is fantastic!

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April 26, 2021

4.0

Professional and knowledgeable

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April 26, 2021

5.0

Dr. Flaum is attentive, knowledgeable an you know she cares about you as a person and your health.

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April 26, 2021

5.0

Dr. Flaum is phenomenal. She explains things clearly, never seems rushed and has the most lovely personality. Not to mention she really knows her stuff!!

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April 25, 2021

5.0

Always listens and does not rush appointment

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April 22, 2021

5.0

She is so easy to talk to in addition to being knowledgeable.

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April 20, 2021

5.0

She's very caring and nice

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April 17, 2021

5.0

Dr. Flaum is so enlightening. Great thought is put into her consultations. She gives the pros and cons of every considered treatment, and allows you to be an active part in the decision making.

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April 12, 2021

5.0

Thorough and inderstandable.

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April 05, 2021

5.0

She is wonderful & always answers all my questions.

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April 04, 2021

5.0

She is highly skilled.

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April 01, 2021

5.0

Dr. Flam is always very patient and thorough in addressing all of my questions and concerns. She provides thorough explanations and cites relevant studies. I never feel rushed. I am very grateful that she is my oncologist.

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March 31, 2021

5.0

Dr. Flaum is very knowledgeable and explains my options very clearly.

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March 29, 2021

2.0

Not very caring or attentive.

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March 29, 2021

5.0

She os great at listening and finding best solutions and treatment

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March 28, 2021

5.0

Responsive and seemingly caring.

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March 26, 2021

5.0

She knows her stuff. Very friendly and she actually calls and talks to the patients and not the nurse.

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March 25, 2021

5.0

Dr. Flaum is thorough yet to the point. I was thankful for explanations and recommendations given during my visit.

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March 24, 2021

5.0

She is Awesome and Amazing! She's the best! I'm so grateful for her care!!!

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March 24, 2021

5.0

She is professional, caring, and I trust her.

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March 24, 2021

5.0

in fact I've recommended her several times

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March 23, 2021

5.0

Cannot say enough about how thorough she is and her ease in answering snd explaining medical issues.

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March 23, 2021

5.0

She is compassionate and extremely knowledgeable.

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March 22, 2021

5.0

She is professional, caring and has a genuine concern for my well-being. I feel as if I am in very good hands,

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March 20, 2021

5.0

Dr Flaum is very careing about my overall health issues.

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March 18, 2021

5.0

Listens to you of things that your concerned about.

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March 16, 2021

5.0

Dr. Flaum is one of the kindest, most patient, and most thorough doctors I know. She takes time with you as a patient. She listens to your concerns. She is knowledgeable and will often cite the latest studies, which is reassuring. I'm so grateful she's my oncologist.

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March 16, 2021

4.0

She's competent, compassionate, and skilled.

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