Yanis Boumber, MD, PhD

Yanis Boumber, MD, PhD

4.6 
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Practice Focus Areas

  • Carcinoma Of Unknown Primary
  • Head And Neck Cancer
  • Immunotherapy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mesothelioma
  • Precision Medicine
  • Targeted Therapy
  • Thymic Cancer

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Rostov State Medical University - 1999
Residency:
MedStar Health (Baltimore) - 2010
Fellowships:
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston/M D Anderson Cancer Center - 2013

Media

Languages Spoken

  • Russian

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine (Certified)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology (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

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.6
4.6 

156 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 29, 2022

5.0

Dr. Baumber made very skilled decisions as we go forward with treatment options. Very encouraging consultation.

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March 22, 2022

5.0

Thorough

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February 26, 2022

5.0

Very kindly and very professional

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January 29, 2022

5.0

Sincere and answers my concerns..

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January 01, 2022

5.0

Very satisfied.

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December 28, 2021

5.0

Straight shooter

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December 28, 2021

5.0

Very good Doctor. Listens to you and makes sure he takes your needs into account during care.

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December 14, 2021

5.0

Very nice and knowledgeable

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December 13, 2021

5.0

He was honest and forthcoming with the information I needed about my diagnosis. I trust the treatment decided for me was in my best interest.

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December 08, 2021

5.0

Dr. Boumber is very educated and informative and also patient. I did not feel rushed with my visit. He made sure that he addressed all of my questions and concerns and tried really hard to explain things to where I would understand. Cancer is a very scary situation to be in but I feel confident with Dr. Boumber as my doctor.

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November 30, 2021

5.0

He is very quiet. But then in his notes he spells out everything anyone needs to know.

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November 30, 2021

5.0

His expertise in cancer

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November 07, 2021

5.0

Dr. Boumber was very informative with explaining the diagnosis and the type of illness. He was also very efficient in the process of the next steps. I feel very comfortable with Dr. Boumber.

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October 30, 2021

5.0

He seems to be very involved with my cancer.

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October 30, 2021

5.0

Trust his options

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October 26, 2021

5.0

Dr. Boumber spends extra time with his patients about treatment options.

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October 26, 2021

5.0

Very nice and informative.

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October 12, 2021

5.0

He addresses all my questions so I can understand what’s going on. I believe he truly cares!!

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October 05, 2021

5.0

He is a good doctor

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September 20, 2021

5.0

Appears to be quite competent and thorough. He and his staff are very responsive to emails, etc.

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September 04, 2021

5.0

He is interested in me as a person.

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September 04, 2021

5.0

Knows his job

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August 24, 2021

5.0

Excellent service

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July 24, 2021

5.0

Answers all questions

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July 17, 2021

4.0

He was calm and explained alot, answered questions thoroughly and in detail.

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July 14, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable about my disease, professional demeanor, polite and courteous, willing to answer all my questions and repeat things if necessary

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July 10, 2021

0.0

He in my opinion is not thorough and is in a rush when explaining diagnosis.

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June 22, 2021

5.0

Hardworking Dr. I feel like I'm in great hands. Always there when you have a question. Shrunk my tumors in half and is keeping me alive.

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June 08, 2021

5.0

He explains with clarity the medical needs

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June 01, 2021

5.0

Answered my questions

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May 22, 2021

5.0

Caring

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May 16, 2021

5.0

Very easy to communicate with patients.

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May 11, 2021

5.0

El muy flexsible y amable

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May 11, 2021

5.0

Dr Boumber takes his time to explain everything very clearly, presenting all available options and future treatment. His patient - doctor skills are simply superb.

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May 08, 2021

5.0

Very nice answers all questions

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May 01, 2021

4.0

I thought he was thorough and want to help me get well

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April 21, 2021

5.0

Great oncologist, nice person.

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April 21, 2021

5.0

I like him very much. He answers all of my questions and seems to be overcoming his shyness. He informs me of the good and the bad. That has to be very hard.

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April 17, 2021

5.0

Precise

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April 13, 2021

5.0

He takes the time to explain treatment plans and the different options available. He seems patient and courteous and answers all my questions.

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April 08, 2021

4.0

Explains procedures, Gives hope for cure.

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April 06, 2021

4.0

Professional, but seemed a bit rushed. I was a bit concerned about the C/T Scan results due to changes noted in my chest lymph nodes. He gave a very cryptic explanation. I asked about the possible reasons for changes. Ultimately, Dr. Boumber deduced that the enlarged bilateral subpectoral lymph nodes were due the covid-19 vaccine shots injected in my left and right arms over the last month. Also, he didn't mention this but, I asked several follow-up questions about my thyroid, white blood cell count. Then, he ordered additional tests. I'm just not certain that he would have done this if I hadn't assertively asked related questions. However, I do appreciate his suggestions for the cartid scan next year and follow-up with a Colonoscopy. I felt better about that. Also, more eye contact doctor. slow down. See me. Thank you.

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April 06, 2021

5.0

The doctor was accommodating and thorough in his explanations.

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April 05, 2021

5.0

Clear explanation, not in a rush/amount of time spent

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March 23, 2021

5.0

Overall care

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March 17, 2021

4.0

I've only met with him once. I like him very much but you know sometimes doctors explain things a lay person doesnt understand. A little more "english" explination would be appreciated.

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March 16, 2021

5.0

Easy to talk to excellent follow-up

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March 16, 2021

5.0

Dr. Yanis was through in his explanation of my condition. He also gave me confidence that I could have a favorable outcome. He was very positive and reassuring at every level of care and referrals. The nurse's and staff assured me that I was in the best of hands!

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February 26, 2021

5.0

Known what he's doing

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February 17, 2021

5.0

Like him.

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February 13, 2021

5.0

I've only met him once so far but I came away feeling confident in his abilities and was left feeling at ease with my treatment.

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February 06, 2021

4.0

I believe he provides good care, but I think our communication is not as good as it could be. We're working on it.

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February 06, 2021

5.0

so far he has not steered me wrong. it's not his fault my tumor keeps growing.

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January 26, 2021

5.0

I like him very much. He's loosening up now and I feel very comfortable with him. I think he is rather shy but well meaning.

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January 26, 2021

5.0

Professional.

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January 26, 2021

5.0

He explains everything clearly and he s always thinking ahead

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January 23, 2021

5.0

I really trust Dr. Bomber and Nurse Melissa. She is always checking up on me Maki g sure im okay.

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January 19, 2021

4.0

Sometimes it feels like there's a disconnect.

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January 14, 2021

5.0

I thought he was very efficient playing things well friendly and seemed to realize that the I was concerned about my problem and he did well take care of it.

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January 12, 2021

5.0

He felt like he cared, he knew my history and he let me know we are in this together.

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January 06, 2021

5.0

Very concerned about patients Explains options well

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January 05, 2021

5.0

He is very encouraging.

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January 05, 2021

5.0

Conveyed concern that I understand everything and answered all my questions.

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December 29, 2020

5.0

He is knowledgeable and applies his research to clinical care.

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December 19, 2020

5.0

Satisfied with the entire staff at Northwestern Hospital

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December 09, 2020

5.0

He takes time with patients and most importantly - he listens

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December 08, 2020

5.0

Made a personal call to my daughter in law before first appointment to discuss plan. That was really impressive. He has genuine care for his patients

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December 08, 2020

4.0

Would like him to thoroughly review my medical record before my appointment.

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December 01, 2020

5.0

Good dr

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November 28, 2020

5.0

First time meeting Dr.Boumber and he seamed concerned.

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November 21, 2020

4.0

I was quite satisfied. His manner did strike me as leaning towards that of a researcher, but was easy to adjust to. (The only reason for not rating a 9 or 10.) He explained the reasons for all treatments, answered any questions I may have had, and always emphasized, if I had any questions, he was only a phone call or email away. At this point he appears to be my primary contact and I have no problem with that and would definitely recommend him

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November 17, 2020

5.0

Very nice and very professional

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November 17, 2020

4.0

Would like to have better rapport.

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November 07, 2020

5.0

First impression was that he is very professional and caring

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November 07, 2020

5.0

They arranged a quick appointment to help access my mother's care.

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October 31, 2020

5.0

very professional

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October 31, 2020

5.0

very kindly and very professional

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October 20, 2020

5.0

Thorough, up to date treatment

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October 17, 2020

4.0

I was very satisfied with Dr. Baumber. One just needs to adjust to his personality

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October 17, 2020

4.0

Just general satisfaction with all involved medical personnel

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October 14, 2020

5.0

He listens to me and gives me access to him and his help when I need him, except on weekends.

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October 14, 2020

5.0

Every one is so professional in their work.

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October 13, 2020

3.0

Still working on our communication.

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October 09, 2020

3.0

It was my first visit to Dr. Boumber as my past oncologist left for another state. He seems very nice and with an impressive MD and PhD titles. However, I had the impression that he didn't review my history. My visit left me confused because of the many statements he made regarding my lung cancer stage, etc., what threw me off was when he said that I may have a “little cancer”. This left me very confused considering I have been on active treatment since 2017 at NM, gone through surgery when first diagnosed, chemo, radiation, immunotherapy for one year, then video assisted thoracic surgery, presently on targeted therapy and a month before my appointment had radiation for a week. I don't think it is a good fit for me.

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October 03, 2020

4.0

Explained everything very understandable

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October 03, 2020

4.0

Very professional staff

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September 22, 2020

4.0

Left My with a few Questions the were not clearly answered and Understood by Me.

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September 22, 2020

4.0

They FORGOT to Remove My ‘Port Needle' !!!

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September 22, 2020

5.0

I like him and he listens to me and what I want, he tries to give. He needs to losen up a bit but overall, I like him.

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September 22, 2020

5.0

They seem to know what they are doing. I'm counting on their expertise.

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September 12, 2020

1.0

The doctor was unprepared for the teleconference. We requested if all the test results were not in before the teleconference that it be rescheduled, but that was not done. We wanted this as a second opinion but it was really a waste of time and money.

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September 07, 2020

5.0

The doctor is very understanding, takes his time, and thoroughly answers all my questions.

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September 02, 2020

5.0

He is very nice and very professional

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September 02, 2020

5.0

Very professional and very nice to patient

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September 01, 2020

5.0

appears to be prop prepared and pinvolved

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September 01, 2020

5.0

I have been quite satisfied with the professional of all involved

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September 01, 2020

5.0

Would like him to be more direct with his recommendations.

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August 11, 2020

5.0

He is very nice and professional

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August 11, 2020

4.0

I would like the doctor to make recommendations as I look to him for advice. Sometimes he asks me what I'd like to do. For example: You will be on maintenance therapy for two years...unless you want to have it longer. I want to know what he thinks I should do. I'm not qualified to make a decision like that.

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August 08, 2020

5.0

He is very nice and very professional

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Disclosures

Yanis Boumber, MD, PhD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

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