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
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
On Medical Staff At:
Central DuPage Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

5.0
5.0 

496 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

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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March 23, 2021

5.0

She's wonderful

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March 20, 2021

5.0

Kind, thorough, has good suggestions and is very positive

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March 17, 2021

5.0

Excellent knowledge. Excellent care.

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March 16, 2021

5.0

Dedicated to my individual care needs. Compassionate and friendly.

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March 16, 2021

5.0

She was very kind, not rushed. She listened to all of us.

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March 16, 2021

5.0

She listens and is caring.

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March 10, 2021

5.0

Very patient oriented and caring. Helpful.

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March 02, 2021

5.0

She is the best! Always helps and is very caring.

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March 01, 2021

5.0

Takes the time to listen to me and adjust treatment as needed. Personable, pleasant and professional expertise.

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February 28, 2021

5.0

Padmaja Vittal, MD really cares for her patients and she takes the time to listen about improvements or changes in the medical condition.

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February 27, 2021

5.0

Doctor Vittal is great! I have a lot of respect for her and her thoughts. Trust her and have confidence in her treatment of my illness. Listens to me and answers my questions sincerely and thoroughly. Doctor Vittal is primary reason I go to Northwestern and refer them here.

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February 24, 2021

5.0

The only doctor I look forward to seeing. She listens to my questions and concerns. Together, we put a plan together. A lot of smiles and laughter in her care.

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February 23, 2021

5.0

She’s an excellent doctor.,,she listens and addresses my symptoms. I feel like she truly cares. I feel so fortunate to have Dr Vittal as my doctor.

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February 22, 2021

5.0

She takes care nicely

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February 21, 2021

5.0

Very up to date with everything. And cares about her patients

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February 20, 2021

5.0

Dr. Vittal is very caring and wishes to help make her patients as comfortable as possible in living with their diseases.

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February 17, 2021

5.0

She listens

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February 17, 2021

5.0

She is as kind as she is skillful. She strives to find the best results for her patients.

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February 17, 2021

5.0

She is delightful, so easy to talk to and gives great insight

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February 16, 2021

5.0

She cares about her patients and answers all my questions.

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February 12, 2021

5.0

Dr. Vittal really cares for her patients. She is very smart and caring.

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February 11, 2021

5.0

I like her and feel that she communicates well with me,

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February 11, 2021

5.0

Dr. Vital is a caring, supportive and encouraging doctor.

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February 11, 2021

5.0

Dr Vittal is a very caring, knowledgeable Dr. She listens, asks questions and answers my questions, explains clearly and I do not feel rushed

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February 10, 2021

5.0

Carving, conscienios,she explains things, gets patient involved.

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February 10, 2021

5.0

She listens and has a wonderful bedside manner

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February 10, 2021

5.0

Dr. Padamaja Vittal is a very caring Doctor and goes out of her way to see the needs and care of her patients. Very understanding, caring,compassionate knowledgeable.

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February 09, 2021

5.0

Bed side manner is awesome

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February 08, 2021

5.0

Very caring and extremely competent.

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February 08, 2021

5.0

She cares

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February 08, 2021

5.0

She cares and follows up. She is proactive in finding solutions.

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February 08, 2021

5.0

Great Dr takes her time and explains everything

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February 08, 2021

5.0

She is very informative, realistic, compassionate and listens well.

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February 05, 2021

5.0

Listens to my symptoms. Shows compassion.

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February 04, 2021

5.0

She is very caring and really listens

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January 27, 2021

5.0

Mostly explained prior. She MAKES me comfortable 😌. So the injections are tolerable, and my distonia is grateful.

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January 27, 2021

5.0

Still getting to know her

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January 26, 2021

5.0

She takes a genuine interest in her patients. She is concise and sympathetic.

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January 23, 2021

5.0

Dr. Vittal really listens to my concerns and creates a specific plan that fits my needs.

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January 20, 2021

5.0

She loves her job.

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January 19, 2021

5.0

Great doctor

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January 19, 2021

5.0

She provides excellent patient care and follows up in a very timely way to one’s questions and needs.

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January 19, 2021

5.0

Very compassionate and works closely with the patient to obtain the very best outcomes.

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January 18, 2021

5.0

Dr Vittal is great

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January 14, 2021

5.0

She cares deeply for her patients.

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January 11, 2021

5.0

Please refer to the previous question. She knows her field , listened to me, the patient and is genuinely concerned . I wish my primary showed the same level of concern. The doctors are so insulated over there that it is generally frustrating to have to fight my way to be seen or to get a question answered . I'm going to change my primary soon, but that's another story.

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January 11, 2021

5.0

A very good Dr take the time to explain everything very caring

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January 05, 2021

5.0

Great doctor

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January 05, 2021

5.0

Very personable, thorough and cares tremendously for her patients.

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January 04, 2021

5.0

She is knowledgeable, professional, kind, and personable.

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December 29, 2020

5.0

Her examination was complete. All of my questions were answered.

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December 22, 2020

5.0

Dr Vittal is a wonderful doctor! she is caring and patient, she takes the time to listen to her patients and discuss all possible options. She is also very knowledgeable and always ready to share information about latest possible treatments and research regarding her patient's condition..

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December 19, 2020

5.0

Dr. Vittal is very responsive and listens carefully during our appointments. I never feel hurried when we talk. She presents options available to my treatment and makes sure I decide to agree before following a plan of action. She is also a very nice person.

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December 18, 2020

5.0

I feel Dr. Vittal is vey competent and thorough in her exams. She’s a great listener and gives every opportunity to ask questions. She makes me feel comfortable.

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December 17, 2020

5.0

Caring and very attentive. She’s very thorough

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December 17, 2020

5.0

Very knowledgeable, caring and willing to listen to all our concerns and work out a plan for care. Always calls us back when we need her. Truly cares about her patients and spends the time we need with her.

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December 17, 2020

5.0

I had to miss an appointment because traffic made me late. Dr Vittal called me herself to make sure I was ok. That’s kindness

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December 16, 2020

5.0

Dr. Patel is terrific in every aspect of her job. The treatment, care and attention to detail is appreciated.

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December 16, 2020

5.0

She is always there when i have questions about my care. She will call me back promptly when I need to talk.

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December 15, 2020

5.0

Listens well. Explains things. Is patient and friendly. Always looking out for my best interest.

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December 14, 2020

5.0

I have been seeing doctor vittal for past 2 years and she is wonderful. After consulting with her my Parkinson’s symptoms are steady and doing much better with lot of activities. She is very knowledgeable and spend good time with patient and also make them feel very comfortable. She listens very carefully to all the things and provide comfort as well.

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December 11, 2020

5.0

She is the perfect combination of competence and caring!

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December 11, 2020

5.0

She is good on follow up.....during this Covid-19 period, she has had to meet with some of her patients over electronic media and has handled it very well.

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December 10, 2020

5.0

Dr. Vittal is the best doctor I have ever had the pleasure of working with. A truly genuine doctor who cares deeply about improving her patients’ lives.

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December 07, 2020

5.0

Friendly and truly concerned about well being. Not rushed.

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December 07, 2020

5.0

She is really concerned with how I’m handling my PD.

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December 05, 2020

5.0

Spend time and amsered questions

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December 04, 2020

5.0

She takes time to be sure all my care is perfect.

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December 04, 2020

5.0

Very insightful interview

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December 02, 2020

5.0

She is a kind and caring person as well as an excellent doctor in her field.

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November 30, 2020

5.0

Takes the time to listen to my concerns and delivers service professionally and with concern

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November 28, 2020

5.0

An excellent and patient Neurologist

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November 20, 2020

5.0

She is super attentive and puts my dad at ease. She’s co distantly looking for alternative treatments!

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November 19, 2020

5.0

Dr. Vittal is an excellent doctor with a caring manner.

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November 19, 2020

5.0

Explained everything

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November 19, 2020

5.0

She is very thorough and patient.

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November 18, 2020

5.0

Always very informative and easy to talk to

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November 18, 2020

5.0

She is so nice and attentive. I really am happy to say dr Vittal is my doctor

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November 17, 2020

5.0

Listens and corrects my problems.

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November 15, 2020

5.0

She is an excellent and compassionate Doctor and cares very much for her patients. Always listens to my concerns and needs when I come in for my appointments.

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November 15, 2020

5.0

My concerns and needs are always met.

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November 12, 2020

5.0

Dr Vittal is very knowledgeable, caring, and personable. We drive 180 miles round trip for her care.

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November 12, 2020

5.0

Extremely good care from her doctor!

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November 11, 2020

5.0

Dr Vittal puts you at ease and listens to me

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November 09, 2020

5.0

She is very compassionate and has been extremely responsive to all our concerns and questions. She has worked with us on a plan of action for all the changes brought on by Parkinson's and it has helped.

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