Padmaja Vittal, MD

Padmaja Vittal, MD

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Primary Specialty

Movement Disorders

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Does Not Schedule or Accept New Patients

Education

Medical Education:
MD, MS Ramaiah Medical College - 2002
Internship:
Tulane University - 2010
Residency:
Tulane University - 2013
Fellowships:
Rush University Medical Center - 2016

Media

Languages Spoken

  • Hindi
  • Kannada
  • Marathi
  • Tamil

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Neurology (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Health System Clinician, 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:
Central DuPage Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

5.0
5.0 

508 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 31, 2022

5.0

Dr. Vittal is extremely knowledgeable, communicative, patient, and kind. She is an outstanding physician.

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March 29, 2022

5.0

By far, the most caring, thoughtful engaged physician I have ever met. Dr. Vittal goes the extra mile for her patients.

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March 27, 2022

5.0

I would recommend her to anybody who is looking for a neurologist.

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March 23, 2022

5.0

She’s thorough and personable. She makes an unpleasant treatment bearable.

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March 22, 2022

5.0

Spent time with me.

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March 19, 2022

5.0

Very professional and clinically helpful

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March 17, 2022

5.0

Dr. Vital always takes her time with my dad. She listens to all his concerns and takes input from family member and works to make changes as needed. She never makes him feel rushed.

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March 16, 2022

5.0

Dr. Vittal exudes confidence; she is a very kind person, very personable, approachable, knowledgeable in her field which I surmised from very start of my treatment and has never changed through the many years that I have consulted with her.

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March 13, 2022

5.0

Went over all symptoms and medications carefully. Made several suggestions for future care.

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March 13, 2022

5.0

Dr. Vittal is a good listener and she has the best interests of her patients in mind.

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March 11, 2022

5.0

She is professional personable knowledgeable and caring. She truly is concerned about the heath and well being of her patients.

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March 10, 2022

5.0

Dr. Vittal gives me all the time I need during my visits. She is observant, caring and supportive. And most of all, she is positive which I truly appreciate.

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March 08, 2022

5.0

Sabe escuchar tiene etica

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February 28, 2022

5.0

Dr. Vitale really cares about her patients.

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February 28, 2022

5.0

Knowledgeable

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February 28, 2022

5.0

Dr. Vittal takes the time requited during an examine and listens to the patient/

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February 27, 2022

5.0

Excellent medical treatment and careful attention to issues with regard to Parkinson's disease.

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February 25, 2022

5.0

She always gives us as much time as it takes and always has a way to help. Plus she is so personable and easy to talk to.

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February 22, 2022

5.0

Not having a medical knowledge, I hesitate to give 10. Otherwise she deserves a best score.

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February 21, 2022

5.0

She’s very caring and establishes an instant rapport with her patients

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February 21, 2022

5.0

She seems very up to date on Parkinson's research and is a good listener.

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February 17, 2022

5.0

She is extraordinary! She's not new at this rodeo. She's concerned, listens to patients, and her personality is warm, and easy to open up to. She is sympathetic and caring of patient pain thresholds.

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February 16, 2022

5.0

She is so supportive and takes the time to listen and address concerns

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February 15, 2022

5.0

Wonderful outstanding Dr/patient communication, extremely knowledgeable, personable, a great respected physician.

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February 15, 2022

5.0

She treats me with respect Had a nice n quick conversation regarding effectiveness off my last eye shot n visit

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February 14, 2022

5.0

On top of being very knowledgeable, Dr. Vittal is warm and considerate, spending time to answer any of my questions.

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February 10, 2022

5.0

She explains things well Does not rush- listens to concerns

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February 10, 2022

5.0

I liked her mannerisms and she makes you feel very comfortable

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February 04, 2022

5.0

She cares about her patients.

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January 14, 2022

5.0

She is always so helpful and easy to talk to. She or her nurse always get back to us quickly when we call.

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January 10, 2022

5.0

Dr Vittal takes time with me and my wife to listen and address our concerns, we never feel rushed. She has a personal touch that is genuine and caring. We appreciate her expertise in the field of Parkinson’s.

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January 09, 2022

5.0

Personable, empathic,

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January 08, 2022

5.0

She is truly invested in me as a patient. I never feel rushed.

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January 07, 2022

5.0

She has a wonderful bedside manner. She is supportive. She listens to patients concerns and addresses them accordingly. One of the top five Doctors that I have ever had. I would refer anyone to her.

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January 05, 2022

5.0

Dr Patel is an excellent doctor. She is very good at what she does and cares about her patients.

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January 05, 2022

5.0

Cordial and did what needed to be done.

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December 22, 2021

5.0

Caring and passionate

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December 20, 2021

5.0

Answers all your questions. Gives the time thats needed. Very professional.

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December 14, 2021

5.0

She really cares

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December 13, 2021

5.0

highly qualified very caring

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December 13, 2021

5.0

care about her patients in an checksum thoroughly

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December 11, 2021

5.0

I get great care from her.

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December 09, 2021

5.0

Knowledge, sense of care, puts you at ease.

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December 07, 2021

5.0

She is top notch.

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December 03, 2021

5.0

Dr Vittal has been very helpful regarding treatment and understanding the tremors

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December 01, 2021

5.0

She spends as much time as needed with us, always trying to help.

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November 26, 2021

5.0

Caring, concerned attitude. Is patient as she listens to concerns. Has best interest of the patient in mind.

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November 24, 2021

5.0

Dr. Vittal truly is wonderful, I can not say enough great things about her. She is caring, takes time to talk and works hard to get you better.

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November 21, 2021

5.0

She is committed to providing the best care for her patients. She takes time to listen and share her expertise.

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November 19, 2021

5.0

Great Dr.

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November 16, 2021

5.0

I have been a patient of Dr Vittal for 4 years, and she is always professional, knowledgeable, and personable. She takes time to answer questions and address concerns.

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November 15, 2021

5.0

She listens and cares for her patients. Spends time to evaluate and make adjustments to the care and management of her patients.

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November 15, 2021

5.0

Caring, ability to assess the patient., willingl too make adjustments to procedures and medications, outstanding bedside manner

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November 14, 2021

5.0

I find her very knowledgeable of my destonia. She is pleasant, and answer s all concerns. She's very nice to talk to, and engages me in conversation that distracts me from worry.

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November 13, 2021

5.0

She is though with information on patient and very concern about welfare and any outstanding concerns.

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November 13, 2021

5.0

Dr Vittal is an amazing doctor.

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November 07, 2021

5.0

She cares about her patients

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November 03, 2021

5.0

Very nice and easy to understand. Cares for her patients

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November 01, 2021

5.0

She cares!

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October 31, 2021

5.0

Dr. Vittal shows real care and spends time with me when I need it. She answers all my (many) questions with patience. Also, most importantly, she is very good at her job.

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October 23, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable, low key, spends time to explain, clarify and listen to my questions. Never hurries me in and out of her office.

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October 22, 2021

5.0

She listens to the patient and spends time trying to find the best way to treat any new issues.

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October 22, 2021

5.0

knowledgeable and personable and helpful

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October 17, 2021

5.0

Competent and caring

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October 11, 2021

5.0

Dr Vittal takes her time and answers all your questions she genuinely cares about her patients.

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October 10, 2021

4.0

Ltdtened to my problems.

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October 08, 2021

5.0

Dr. Vittal is a very compassionate Physician. Goes above and beyond .

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October 07, 2021

5.0

very thorough, contemplative of whole care and need picture, listens well and is consistantly cheerful and offering helps through her knowledge in reasoning regarding meds and general understanding of Parkensons and the challenges of care.

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October 07, 2021

5.0

She is fabulous!!!

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October 06, 2021

5.0

She was thinking ahead planning for next steps in the treatment of my movement disorder clearly explaining things to me. She is a compassionate professional.

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October 06, 2021

5.0

Very nice and helpful

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October 03, 2021

5.0

So good!

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October 01, 2021

5.0

Dr. Vittal is a very concerned and caring physician.

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September 28, 2021

5.0

Plus I have always sung praises of the Northwestern Medicine as one of the finest hospital on the Chicagoland area

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September 22, 2021

5.0

Excellent care

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September 21, 2021

5.0

I feel so fortunate to have gotten Dr.Vittal as my movement disorder Doc. She is both brilliant and kind. I would recommend her to anyone in need of a physician specializing in that field. I give her 5+ stars.f

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September 20, 2021

5.0

Dr. Vittal is the very best doctor we have found since we moved here; she is not only has the utmost knowledge in her field but she immediately connected with my husband and is extremely empathetic towards her patients.

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September 17, 2021

4.0

She listens regardless of my limited educational background.

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September 17, 2021

5.0

Professional ,caring ,always goes the extra mile to help

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September 14, 2021

5.0

Caring specialist and good listener, takes extra care to customize treatment to individual patient

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September 13, 2021

5.0

Dr. Vittal is kind, patient and listens to my concerns. She is positive and always lets me know that i can contact her at any time if needed.

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September 10, 2021

5.0

Friendly and great bed side manner. Well informed

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September 08, 2021

5.0

Personable and competent

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September 07, 2021

5.0

The doctor is thorough and takes the time to explain everything and answer questions.

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September 03, 2021

5.0

She is highly qualified and very informative in all areas of care!

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August 30, 2021

5.0

The best

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August 19, 2021

5.0

She’s an excellent Dr very knowledgeable and caring

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August 18, 2021

5.0

Dr Vittal is great. She truly cares about her patients and helps me greatly with my concerns and issues. Highly recommend

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August 11, 2021

5.0

She shows personal and genuine care!

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August 09, 2021

5.0

Kind, and absolutely AWSOME. Easy to talk to, even personally. She always speaks to me during procedure, which helps me relax, and she does everything to make me comfortable. She listens to my concerns and offers professional answers. She definitely is my personal favorite. She wears double masks. And I feel safe. She's very aware of covid and is meticulous in attire and with all she touches.

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August 02, 2021

5.0

Took her time very thorough

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August 01, 2021

5.0

She genuinely cares for her patients

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July 25, 2021

5.0

She is very easy to talk to; listens carefully and gives advice based on my needs. She talks to me as an equal and not as if I don’t know anything.

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July 21, 2021

5.0

She’s a miracle worker

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July 20, 2021

5.0

She seems to care. Great attitude

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April 08, 2021

5.0

Dr Vittal is an excellent doctor, she is very knowledgeable, caring and takes all the time to do what ever is needed meet her patients needs.

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March 29, 2021

5.0

Bedside manner. Knowledgeable.

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March 25, 2021

5.0

Very personable. Very compassionate.

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March 23, 2021

5.0

Very thorough and informative

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March 23, 2021

5.0

She is thorough,listens to my concerns ,offers options for care/treatment,is available for unexpected situations.Dr. Vittal cares about me as a person and a patient!

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