R Kannan Mutharasan, MD

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Primary Specialty

Cardiology

Secondary Specialty

  • Critical Care Medicine

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Practice Focus Areas

  • Cardiomyopathy
  • General Cardiology
  • Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction
  • 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

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

Ratings and Reviews

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5.0
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567 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

84 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

84 Reviews

August 29, 2023

5.0

Very informative offering explanations regarding specific test results. Solutions for ongoing health concerns.

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August 23, 2023

5.0

Thorough, listens, makes me feel comfortable

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August 22, 2023

5.0

He us a great physician

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August 20, 2023

5.0

Respectful to his patients, very caring to my complaints .

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August 20, 2023

5.0

Very caring, intelligent and engaged

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August 19, 2023

5.0

Dr. Mutharasan corrected the diagnosis of a now former cardiologist. All is good.

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August 15, 2023

5.0

Careing personal care

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August 12, 2023

5.0

He cares a lot & very patient listening to our health condition with good treatment solution. Good Cordiologist. We are happy that we chose him as our doctor.

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August 10, 2023

5.0

Very knowledgeable and professional Always does his homework

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August 09, 2023

5.0

He was very professional and thorough in his diagnosis

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August 08, 2023

5.0

Spent a lot of time with me, didn’t rush. Explained everything. Answered my questions. Very knowledgeable. Well prepared to access my medical problem. Great personality.

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August 08, 2023

5.0

Dr. Mutharasan listens, ask questions, provides responses and explainations.

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August 08, 2023

4.0

I sense that he has a good heart.

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August 07, 2023

5.0

He is very knowledgeable & caring doctor

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August 04, 2023

5.0

Knowledgeable, professional and compassionate

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July 31, 2023

5.0

Answered all my questions; friendly with no waiting; clean facility

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July 28, 2023

5.0

He has a calming presence and explains what is happening with the heart and why he requests certain tests.

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July 28, 2023

5.0

Excellent doctor takes time with each patient

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July 27, 2023

5.0

Dr Mutharasan was so kind and considerate. He listened to my concerns and made a plan to address my health needs.

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July 26, 2023

5.0

Expertise of doctor

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July 24, 2023

5.0

Dr Mutharasan answered all our questions! Was very thorough with his exam and explained everything!

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July 22, 2023

5.0

He is a great Physician and presents his diagnosis and prognosis down to a level you can understand. Very compassionate and understanding

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July 21, 2023

5.0

Kind , compassionate

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July 21, 2023

5.0

Caring Knowledgeable Determined

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July 18, 2023

5.0

Dr. Mutharasan is always kind and flexible, responsive to changes in my father’s condition.

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July 03, 2023

5.0

He a very good doctor that listens to his patients.

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July 03, 2023

5.0

We love Dr Mutharasan. He is so knowledgeable and educated

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June 30, 2023

5.0

Dr. Mutharasan read all relevant medical history before entering the patient's room. He is kind and interested in patient's concern. Excellent communication skills.

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June 27, 2023

5.0

Competence, bedside manner, f/u

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June 26, 2023

5.0

He is a very good doctor. Answers my questions. I patient ad kind

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June 26, 2023

5.0

He is caring, exceptionally educated and experienced. He is like family doctors used to be and my wife and i both appreciate his way of communicating and doctoring.

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June 22, 2023

5.0

Dr Mutharasan is absolutely an extraordinary Cardiologist. He's so professional and kind. He has a very warm bedside manner. He's very attentive at listening to all my concerns. I'm very blessed he's my Cardiologist. He has a heart of gold , literally. He's very personable and shows he truly cares about you and your well being as a whole. He truly goes above and beyond for his patients. Excellent about getting back to me with test results immediately. There's no waiting, he's impeccable about making sure you learn ASAP. Just an "OUTSTANDING CARDIOLOGIST AND PERSON"! Always so blessed he's been my Cardiologist , amazing Dr. If you're lucky enough to have Dr Mutharasan as your Dr, than you are truly receiving the best care ever. He's very thorough and excellent. I can't thank him enough for everything.

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June 22, 2023

5.0

I am extremely satisfied with the quality of care and attention provided during my virtual appointment. Dr Mutharsan expertise and professionalism were evident throughout the consultation, and I appreciate the time he took to address my concerns.

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June 21, 2023

5.0

He understands me and I understand him. Very professional and smart

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June 19, 2023

5.0

Personable, explains things clearly, really cares about his patients.

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June 17, 2023

5.0

Very satisfied with overall care!

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June 16, 2023

5.0

He’s kind, thoughtful , caring,has me being my best me!

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June 14, 2023

5.0

Smart, answers questions. Good communication with staff. Trust opinions. Not rushed but on timely basis.

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June 14, 2023

5.0

Caring professional, answered questions in easy explaining fashion. Very knowledgeable.

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June 13, 2023

5.0

Dr. Mutharasan has a lovely and personal bedside manner. He always has a thoughtful plan of care and seeks our input, which is greatly appreciated.

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June 13, 2023

5.0

Took the time to explain everything. Listened to my concerns, answered all my questions.

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June 13, 2023

5.0

He is efficient, straightforward and professional.

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June 12, 2023

5.0

Very thorough, explains everything very well. Great Doctor!

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June 11, 2023

5.0

Dr Mutharasan is knowledgeable, professional and provides immediate follow up on tests results and messages.

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June 09, 2023

5.0

He's the best!

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June 09, 2023

5.0

Dr. Mutharasan is the best!!

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June 09, 2023

5.0

He is kind, thorough in his exam, intelligent, takes appropriate time to ask questions and find out how I’m doing. Listens and asks follow up questions.

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June 09, 2023

5.0

He’s a Great doctor

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June 09, 2023

5.0

Easy to talk to, showed genuine compassion and interest in the way I was feeling and wanted to make me not just physically feel better but overall as well. Do not need to look any further for a cardiologist. He’s the one!

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June 06, 2023

5.0

This is a physician that really listens to you and discusses your concerns and your care with your thoughts included in the decision

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June 02, 2023

5.0

Highly professional - skilled and attentive - had carefully studied my past history before first meeting

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June 02, 2023

5.0

He is very well qualified & knowledgeable

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June 02, 2023

5.0

His knowledge and his professionalism while still shows he cares.

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May 31, 2023

5.0

Same as before I feel he's great at his craft

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May 28, 2023

5.0

He seem genuinely concerned about my husband health.

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May 27, 2023

5.0

Good communicating information. Takes time to discuss options.

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May 26, 2023

5.0

He took the time to learn what my condition is and communicated very effectively.

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May 23, 2023

5.0

So knowledgeable and informed with an easy going demeanor

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May 22, 2023

5.0

He listens and takes your concerns seriously

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May 21, 2023

5.0

Dr. Mutharasan's level of excellence

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May 19, 2023

5.0

Encyclopedic knowledge of care, very aware of my particular situation

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May 19, 2023

5.0

Listened to my questions and answered them thoroughly. Seems very knowledgeable and professional.

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May 17, 2023

5.0

If I could give him 20 I would do so. He spent time w me. He answer my questions and was very professional in his attitude.

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May 16, 2023

5.0

He listens and provides outstanding care.

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May 15, 2023

5.0

Caring, considerate, takes his time explaining so you understand your problem. Love his personable attitude! One of my favorite doctors.

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May 15, 2023

5.0

Well prepared for my visit

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May 15, 2023

5.0

Great communicator

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May 15, 2023

5.0

Rank him with cardiologists we saw at Mayo

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May 14, 2023

5.0

Great doctor ! Thanks for coming to Palos !

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May 12, 2023

5.0

Is excellent and very thorough and he listens

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May 12, 2023

5.0

We like his professionalism and wisdom

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May 12, 2023

5.0

I found Dr. Mutharasan to be excellent. I was a work in appointment and he took a great deal of time with me reviewing my history and tests I had completed prior to the visit, He included me in his plan of care and explained what the next steps would be in my treatment .

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May 12, 2023

5.0

The Dr was extremely easy to communicate with

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May 09, 2023

5.0

Dr.Mutharasan treats me like a human being and validates my concerns

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May 08, 2023

5.0

He is caring, competent and thorough.

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May 05, 2023

5.0

He explains everything and takes his time you do not feel rushed.

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May 02, 2023

5.0

I was very pleased with the time he spent with me and his bedside manner was great. He was patient with my repetition of a million questions since this was a very serious matter.

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May 02, 2023

5.0

Never disappointed with the quality of medical service Dr. Mutharasan delivers.

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May 01, 2023

5.0

He is caring, knowledgeable and listens to his patient.

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April 20, 2023

5.0

Dr Mautharsan is knowledgeable and professional.

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April 18, 2023

5.0

Dr. Muthararsan is great,, he is personable and relatable. He explores the issues with me but not above me,, making sure we are on the same page with his health plan for me. I highly respect his approach

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April 18, 2023

5.0

Great manner.

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April 18, 2023

5.0

Please refer to my comment above. And I repeat. I could not have made a better choice than Dr.Mutharasan. Period!

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April 06, 2023

5.0

Above comment Again very sincere level of care an explanation of medical condition was excellent

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