R Kannan Mutharasan, MD

R Kannan Mutharasan, MD

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Primary Specialty

Cardiology

Secondary Specialty

  • Critical Care Medicine

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Accepting New Patients

Practice Focus Areas

  • General Cardiology
  • Sports Cardiology

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine - 2003
Residency:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2006
Fellowships:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2010

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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease (Certified)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Associate Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
Alignment Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Palos Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

5.0
5.0 

520 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 30, 2022

5.0

Dr. Mutharasan is an outstanding cardiologist! He expresses genuine care for his patients, truly listens during symptom discussion, and goes above and beyond to offer options to support the patient’s medical condition and lifestyle. I am truly grateful for the care I have received and his willingness to think outside the box then addressing a challenging set of symptoms. He has answered every question I had inside the clinic as well as on My Chart, and I always leave his office with a sense of ease knowing I am in receiving exceptional care and that I have the support of a top-notch provider.

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March 30, 2022

5.0

My expectations for all medical personnel at NM is to be at the top in medical knowledge and technical proficiency. In my experience this holds pretty true. The difference maker is, using an old term, unparalleled “bed side manner”. Dr Mutharasan has that in spades. His knowledge and ability to communicate that knowledge in a calming, understandable manner, to me, means so much to a patient. The description I use when recommending him in that “he makes you feel better just walking in the room”. As the younger generation would say, he is a “Rock Star”. A humble physician who I believe makes a difference every single day.

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March 29, 2022

5.0

Dr Mutharasan was prompt, friendly, and extremely thorough in my initial examine as a new patient. He responded to my concerns so I could take whatever measures I could to lead a long, healthy life.

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March 28, 2022

5.0

As above….

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March 26, 2022

5.0

That’s easy…refer to my first answer!

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March 26, 2022

5.0

Dr. Mutharesan is professional, friendly, and caring.

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March 26, 2022

5.0

He is my hero and I trust his plan for me!! Excellent expertise!! He is the BEST!!!!

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March 24, 2022

5.0

Kind, attentive explained issues well

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March 19, 2022

5.0

His pleasant personality and accessibility

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March 17, 2022

5.0

He is expert in his field and very caring. He respects my decisions when selecting treatment options

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March 13, 2022

5.0

He is the best!

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March 12, 2022

5.0

Dr Mutharasan is a good listener and explain’s everything very well

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March 12, 2022

5.0

He’s very bright, compassionate and truly takes the time to explain and understand the patient.

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March 04, 2022

5.0

His compassion for long haulers goes above and beyond. He is incomparable to others.

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February 17, 2022

5.0

Polite and professional attitude of service provider

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February 08, 2022

5.0

Dr Mutharasan is a very professional Cardiologist. He listens to the patient very carefully and tries his best to help.

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February 04, 2022

5.0

He is thorough and a great listener. I have confidence in him.

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February 04, 2022

5.0

Wonderful and comforting personality

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January 31, 2022

5.0

Has given me great care

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January 30, 2022

5.0

No ego and very relatable. Also offered assistance in transferring to another colleague after discussing his move to a farther location in Palos Heights to me.

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January 25, 2022

5.0

He is a caring and competent doctor.

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January 20, 2022

5.0

Dr. Matharsan, and staff are professional courteous and knowledgeable. He listens and follows u, when necessary.

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January 16, 2022

5.0

Dr. Mutharasan has handled my heart problem successfully and recommended the implantation of a pacemaker that has so far solved my heart arrhythmia.

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January 11, 2022

5.0

Dr. Mutharasan is the best doctor on my mom’s team. She lights up when he walks into the room. He has been working with my mom for since 2018 and his level of care has always been excellent.

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January 06, 2022

5.0

Pleasant demeanor, ability to make complexity clear.

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January 05, 2022

5.0

Easy to understand, listens very well, provides clear Explanations and they answer my questions .

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January 05, 2022

5.0

Dr. Mutharasan is the best. Very attentive and caring and thorough. He has a calming presence

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December 24, 2021

5.0

As always Excellent... he is an excellent Dr. I really appreciated his 1 to 1 contact with me. He actually called me a back ... in a timely manner. Overall, I think the "good Dr." may just "bout" be a great human being.

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December 23, 2021

5.0

Same as above

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December 23, 2021

5.0

Very caring and explained tests and diagnosis on layman terms. left no stone unturned trying to diagnose the problem.

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December 15, 2021

5.0

He is so knowledgeable, listens to what his patients concerns are, and truly cares about their health!

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December 15, 2021

5.0

As excellent as they get

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December 15, 2021

5.0

Understanding, knowledgeable, and caring.

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December 13, 2021

5.0

Very friendly easy going care giver.

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December 09, 2021

5.0

During the pandemic, many people have limited their workouts and physical activity. This doctor took all of this into consideration and was honest about working with my general physician Dr. Veronica Johnson in creating long term life style health plans, to support an exciting quality of life…

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December 05, 2021

5.0

Dr. Mutharasan is well trained technically and he has good people skills.

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December 04, 2021

5.0

He is patient and takes the time to answer any and all questions. Very responsive, comforting and caring.

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November 30, 2021

5.0

In-depth knowledge of my case.

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November 28, 2021

5.0

Excellent care, great physician, took the time to understand me, my context and run the appropriate tests.

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November 26, 2021

5.0

Calm, honest, willing to listen

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November 21, 2021

5.0

Dr has great persona. Very professional, quick to address issues and find solution to the problem.

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November 18, 2021

5.0

Same as above.

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November 17, 2021

5.0

Dr. Mutharasan is smart, personable, and truly cares about his patients

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November 12, 2021

5.0

I appreciate his professionalism and mannerisms.

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November 12, 2021

5.0

Great at what he does

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November 06, 2021

5.0

Great at giving all information so it can be understood.

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November 05, 2021

5.0

A thorough professional, who involve me in all the decisions in improving my health status. A responsible and caring doctor

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November 04, 2021

5.0

Dr Mutharasan has great communication skills and takes time to explain all the issues

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November 02, 2021

5.0

He is a great listener, truly gets to know his patients and provide optimal care plans based on their individual situations

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October 31, 2021

5.0

He listens, takes action and has great compassion.

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October 31, 2021

5.0

Very understanding and gives good care with good plans

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October 31, 2021

5.0

For a first visit he seemed friendly relaxed and willing to hear out details I was providing

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October 28, 2021

5.0

He is personable and deeply knowledgeable. Takes the time to make sure all questions are answered.

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October 25, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgable and understanding.

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October 24, 2021

5.0

He is professional, listens, & gives advice when asked.

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October 21, 2021

5.0

He is a very caring Doctor and he makes you feel like you will get the care you need.

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October 21, 2021

5.0

Dr. Murharasan provided first rate medical care. He was thorough an empathetic.

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October 21, 2021

5.0

Dr Mutharasan is a very knowledgeable, caring professional. He listens and takes time to answer any an all questions

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October 20, 2021

5.0

Dr. Mutharasan is concerned about my health and it shows.

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October 11, 2021

5.0

Good manner as it relates to interaction

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October 08, 2021

5.0

The best doctor in the world.

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October 04, 2021

5.0

He takes the time to let you know what actions he will take any why to better your health

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October 03, 2021

5.0

Professional

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September 30, 2021

5.0

Dr. Mutharasan is awesome! He is one of the most attentive and thorough physicians I have met and has provided incredible care through all my visits. I truly appreciate his willingness to really listen to my concerns and his ability to assist me in trying new approaches so I may keep moving safely in a positive direction, especially as an athlete. He has provided me with realistic expectations based on my condition, which I genuinely appreciate, and his vast knowledge and willingness to continue learning fosters great trust in his care. He has also offered me much hope during a really challenging time, and dedication to helping athletes get back to what they enjoy doing is outstanding.

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September 30, 2021

5.0

Great Doctor who listens

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September 30, 2021

5.0

Dr Mutharasan is very easy to speak to about concerns. He listens and takes his time explaining a concern. I’ve never felt rushed at any of my appointments. I have already recommended 2 patients to him and both are completely satisfied snd happy.

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September 30, 2021

5.0

Excellent listener. Treats visit as dialogue with me about status and options for next steps

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September 27, 2021

5.0

Very personable patient informative , sincere pleasant and kind. I found him to be thorough and interested in me as a person and not just a patient

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September 26, 2021

5.0

Dr. Mutharasan is clearly invested in the health and welfare of his patients. He approaches his clinic visits with a comprehensive mindset and always gives adequate time to these interactions. I am always satisfied with our interactions and know I can contact him via MyChart if I need something between visits.

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September 24, 2021

5.0

He really listens to my concerns and explains things thoroughly

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September 24, 2021

5.0

Bedside manner excellence

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September 21, 2021

5.0

Dr Mutharasan is a caring physician

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September 16, 2021

5.0

What a great doctor!!! Knows what he’s talking about. Keeps you informed. He’s the best

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September 15, 2021

5.0

Highly personable and an attentive listener.

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September 11, 2021

5.0

As stated previously, Dr. Mutharasan is a Great cardiologist

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September 11, 2021

5.0

Same as above and they worked as a team and got the job done. Compassion is missing in most hospitals but not there didn't run into any angry personalities. Staff was patient and understanding.

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September 09, 2021

5.0

He truly cares for and about his patients and their well being! He is completely present during our appointments and makes certain to answer any questions. He is the BEST!!!

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September 07, 2021

5.0

very reasonable care.

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September 07, 2021

5.0

Very personal

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September 05, 2021

5.0

My experience with Northwestern has been nothing but positive so I want anyone I know to experience this excellent care as well.

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September 03, 2021

5.0

Wonderful person, terrific doctor

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August 28, 2021

5.0

He is excellent, thoughtful and patient.

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August 28, 2021

5.0

EXCELLENT TEAM

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August 25, 2021

5.0

It is very important to me that the doctor is not in a rush and willing to listen and talk to me about my problem.

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August 25, 2021

5.0

Listens and knowledgeable.

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August 23, 2021

5.0

highly professional, patient, listens

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August 22, 2021

5.0

He is kind and seems to be genuinely interested in your whole person.

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August 21, 2021

4.0

He and I have worked as a team to not only address my health needs but also staff building and in-office research for other patients.

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August 20, 2021

5.0

He is one of the nicest, most caring doctors I have had who instantly puts you at ease. Good news or bad news, he delivers it with compassion. I am lucky to have him

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August 19, 2021

5.0

I feel confident in his knowledge and believe that he cares about me and my health

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August 19, 2021

5.0

answered all my my questions reviewed my vitals with me 100%

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August 17, 2021

5.0

Expertise

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August 11, 2021

5.0

Great cardiologist !

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August 10, 2021

5.0

See above

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August 10, 2021

5.0

See above. He's one of the kindest, most sympathetic physicians I've had, but also experienced and highly knowledgeable

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August 09, 2021

5.0

time taken to explain care

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August 09, 2021

5.0

Nice Dr

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August 09, 2021

5.0

Bed side manner fantastic

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August 08, 2021

5.0

He is patient, kind, and actually listens to me, then addresses each of my issues in a way that make me feel I am with the right medical professional.

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August 08, 2021

5.0

No complaints

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