Mary Maish, MD

Mary Maish, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Thoracic Surgery

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, Rush University Medical College - 1993
Internship:
Rush University Medical Center - 1994
Residency:
Spectrum Health/Michigan State University - 1995
University of Pennsylvania Health System - 1999
Texas Heart Institute/Baylor College of Medicine - 2003
Fellowships:
University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center - 2004

Languages Spoken

  • French
  • Italian

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery - Surgery (Certified)
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Health System Clinician, 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 Lake Forest Hospital
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

340 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

August 31, 2021

5.0

Dr.Maish took time with me, She is trying to contact another Dr. for further tests. She got right on it and set my mind at ease.

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August 27, 2021

5.0

She was fantastic she told me I’d be out of the hospital and I was. Considering the scope of the operation that’s a miracle

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August 09, 2021

5.0

She seems very good at explaining all aspects of exploring my condition & explaining all possible steps.

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July 21, 2021

5.0

Such a great doctor and human being...

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July 16, 2021

5.0

Great doctor

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July 14, 2021

5.0

doctor is good .

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July 11, 2021

5.0

I don't recommend as a rule but I would say good things about my experience with her. We all have different opinions and different reasons to see a surgeon. I can only tell my story.

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July 10, 2021

5.0

Dr was knowledgeable about my problems and solution to hopefully resolve my health issue.

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July 08, 2021

5.0

Dr. Maish was highly recommended to me by knowledgable people in the world of medicine and I believe she is as talented as they come. I had complete confidence in her skills and appreciate her continued care and concern.

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July 02, 2021

5.0

She explains everything to you and makes you feel comfortable

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June 30, 2021

5.0

I really like her she explained everything

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June 16, 2021

5.0

Caring, expert surgeon, always tries to do what’s best for the patient.

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June 16, 2021

5.0

Stays on top of things and flexible about needs in care

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May 27, 2021

5.0

Dr Maish is an experienced, skilled and thoughtful surgeon. She clearly has earned the respect of her colleagues and supporting staff. We have entrusted her with several complex procedures.

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May 26, 2021

5.0

Es un excelente médico

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May 25, 2021

5.0

El modo de ser de ella es bastante amigable, me sentí bastante confiada sabía que estaba en buenas manos

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May 19, 2021

5.0

Professional and very concerned about helping me treat my condition.

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May 19, 2021

5.0

Dr. Maish is excellent. She explains everything in detail.

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May 16, 2021

5.0

Exceptional

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May 07, 2021

5.0

Very friendly. Explains things so I understand them

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May 05, 2021

5.0

She is knowledgeable & easy to understand/work with. Is willing to answer questions in detail and gives confidence/positive reinforcement

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May 05, 2021

5.0

Concerned and knowledgeable as well as up to date and well trained in her field.

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May 02, 2021

5.0

Very thorough and realistic. Pleasure to be with.

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April 28, 2021

5.0

Out outstanding physician

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April 27, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable and knows how to relate to a new patient exceptionally well.

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April 27, 2021

5.0

She offers alternatives to your medical plan, listen to the patients, she cares about her patients.

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April 26, 2021

5.0

Rock star

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April 21, 2021

5.0

Great care, very thoughtful and perceptive - understood every nuance in providing me the best care and solutions for my condition... very comforting, pleasant, and reassuring doctor

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April 16, 2021

5.0

Very personable Very thorough

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April 14, 2021

5.0

Excellent surgeon

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April 14, 2021

5.0

Best care, listens and truly cares

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April 12, 2021

5.0

Very smart.

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April 12, 2021

5.0

She hasn't done any surgeries on me yet so I can't give a 10. I do like her and her bedside manor and on those 2 areas, I would mention her to my friends in a great way.

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April 08, 2021

5.0

Knowledge and expertise. Friendly manner.

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April 07, 2021

5.0

Nice Doctor friendly and upbeat

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April 07, 2021

5.0

Looks you in the eye. I feel she was honest with me

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March 17, 2021

5.0

Dr. Maish is excellent , takes time with her patients, answers all questions. Her nurse, Nancy, is wonderful.

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March 17, 2021

5.0

She is excellent.

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March 14, 2021

5.0

Dr. Maish is an excellent dr. who talks to you and makes you feel comfortable.

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March 10, 2021

5.0

Dr Maisch very smart.

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March 10, 2021

5.0

She is an absolute eminence at her job. Awesome personality and caring.

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March 08, 2021

5.0

Takes her time to address your issues and explains everything nicely.

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March 08, 2021

5.0

Extremely professional, excellent explanations and answered my questions. Genuinely sincere about helping me.

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March 07, 2021

5.0

Dr. Maish is smart, knowledgeable, proactive, caring, thoughtful.

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March 03, 2021

5.0

Great at explaining problem. Very knowledgeable physician.

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February 28, 2021

5.0

El profesionalismo de médico y empleados

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February 21, 2021

5.0

Would have been a ten. Only negative is the wait time.

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February 19, 2021

5.0

Dr Maish is a very knowledgeable and skilled surgeon. She has successfully performed six ablation procedures on me to control my Barrett’s Esophagus condition.

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February 10, 2021

5.0

One of the best doctors I have ever worked with during a very difficult time

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February 07, 2021

5.0

Because she said she was going to help me.

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February 07, 2021

5.0

It was excellent experience,very polite ,excellent workers.

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February 05, 2021

4.0

She spent a good amount of time with me and was very nice, not dismissing my many symptoms that I’ve had for a long time. Great bedside manner but she didn’t examine me which was unusual to me. For thoroughness and billing purposes alike.

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February 03, 2021

5.0

I like care she has given me.

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January 31, 2021

5.0

Dr. Maish spoke in a manner that was understanding. Appointment on time.

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January 27, 2021

5.0

Very approachable

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January 25, 2021

5.0

Complete confidence in her ability and knowledge

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January 20, 2021

5.0

Out standing bed side manner, well versed in patients problem, can understand problem based on how she explains diagnosis, not in hurry, etc.

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January 20, 2021

5.0

More than talent, expertise and knowledge. She is Gifted. Staff and follow up none better.

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January 19, 2021

5.0

She cares about you as a person not just a patient. She saved my life and I am eternally grateful

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January 18, 2021

5.0

Good T what she does

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January 13, 2021

5.0

Dr Maish was really great and spent a good amount of time with me.

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January 13, 2021

5.0

Wonderful Doctor and great service

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December 31, 2020

4.0

She takes the time to talk to me and communicate options and next steps.

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December 30, 2020

5.0

She ecplayrhe sure very needed along with the s/e and complications

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December 30, 2020

5.0

Dr. Maish provides genuinely comprehensive details of both diagnosis and prognosis.

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December 22, 2020

5.0

Dr. Maish is confident, articulate and well spoken

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December 20, 2020

5.0

Dr. Maish is great. Excellent doctor.

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December 16, 2020

5.0

Extremely informative, friendly and answered all my questions.

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December 16, 2020

5.0

She is thorough and attentive

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December 09, 2020

5.0

My experience with Dr Maish's skill could not result in anything less than a 10

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December 09, 2020

5.0

Efficiency

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December 09, 2020

5.0

She was easy to talk to , she gave me lots of time and I have complete confidence in her skill.

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December 08, 2020

5.0

She is a excellent and caring surgeon and person.

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December 04, 2020

5.0

So far, I like this doctor. She does listen to me and then tells me what she thinks. She doesn't push me into any decisions.

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December 02, 2020

5.0

Established expectations up front

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November 29, 2020

5.0

Good bedside manner.

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November 25, 2020

2.0

Also she is too quick to recommend surgery in my opinion. Will be seeking another opinion with a gastroenterologist.

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November 25, 2020

5.0

Dr. Maish is a pleasure to work with, giving me plenty of time, giving thorough explanations and answering questions. The procedures she performed went well and I'm comfortable working with her on my conditions going forward.

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November 23, 2020

5.0

Every thing went as planned

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November 18, 2020

4.0

She seems knowledgeable,

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November 15, 2020

5.0

Nancy (assistant) informed me of phone #'s to call to remain in contact with the Dr.

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November 15, 2020

5.0

On time - everyone pleasant - Dr. insured the confidence that she would perform a successful surgery.

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November 11, 2020

5.0

She treated me as if I was part of her family. Blown away and thankful that I was referred to Dr. Maish.

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November 11, 2020

5.0

Dr. Maish. Amazing. Caring. Compassionate. The best.

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November 11, 2020

5.0

Dr. Maish is caring and patient.

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November 11, 2020

5.0

The practice is convenient to Lake Forest Hospital

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November 11, 2020

5.0

Dr Maish was very attentive and listened to my symptoms and concerns! Great “bedside” manner

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November 08, 2020

5.0

Dr. Maish literally gave me my life back - a damaged xiphoid process caused debilitating pain. Her surgery drastically helped!!

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November 08, 2020

5.0

Everyone was fantastic, from reception, the nurses, the surgeon - everyone I encountered. Special thanks to nurse Nancy Eldrup for scheduling my surgery so quickly (less than a week) as I was in considerable pain.

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November 07, 2020

5.0

Wonderful talented physician

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November 07, 2020

5.0

Excellent and concerned care.

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November 01, 2020

4.0

Thorough

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November 01, 2020

5.0

Although she was unable to perform the surgical procedure to repair my ribs due to other injuries, she discussed a plan with me to stabilize my condition. She's very knowledgeable regarding all the options available for recovery.

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November 01, 2020

5.0

Dr. Maish was my angel in the emergency room. I was in severe pain and very scared. When she came in the room she assured me that she would help me but most of all she showed me such kindness and compassion more than any other medical professional that I've ever experienced and I've been in the medical field for 35 years. Thank you for your kindness and dedication to your patients.

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October 28, 2020

5.0

She listened to my complaints and formed a plan. Explained couture procedure and made sure I was comfortable with her plan

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October 28, 2020

5.0

Efficient and caring

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October 27, 2020

5.0

She provided expert care and I never doubted her expertise.

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October 27, 2020

5.0

Rec'd outstanding care from these professionals.

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October 21, 2020

5.0

She is extremely kind. She took a good amount of time and patience explaining things to me.

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October 21, 2020

5.0

Very nice people. Who seem at the top of their game!

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