Mark K. Eskandari, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Vascular Surgery

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Michigan Medical School - 1993
Residency:
UPMC Medical Education (Pittsburgh) - 1999
Fellowships:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2001

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery - Surgery (Certified)
  • American Board of Surgery - Vascular Surgery (Certified)

Faculty Profile

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 Lake Forest Hospital
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Palos Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

1107 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

84 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

84 Reviews

August 29, 2023

5.0

He is Good at what he does and I appreciate that...

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August 29, 2023

5.0

Dr Eskandari did my carotid endartarectomies 16 years ago- arteries are still clear. I see him annually after Ultrasound. He is always kind, caring and shows concern for my health. He is an excellent doctor!

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August 29, 2023

5.0

See above. Additionally, the doctor always takes time to answer questions and I have confidence in him.

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August 28, 2023

5.0

Because he is very knowledgeable and came highly recommended by our family doctor.

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August 18, 2023

5.0

Excellent doctor Great surgeon Great communicator Has time for patient

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August 16, 2023

5.0

Comfortable and professionalism.

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August 15, 2023

5.0

He is a great doctor

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August 14, 2023

5.0

Good care as friends Very comfortable to get appointment and entire treatment

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August 12, 2023

5.0

Grea Doctor

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August 12, 2023

5.0

Very through and professional.

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August 09, 2023

5.0

excellent care

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August 08, 2023

5.0

He is the nicest person on top of being among the very best and he saved my life!!

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August 08, 2023

5.0

He is patient, professional, caring and considers the patient’s desires. So glad my Primary recommended him. I feel fortunate to have them both helping me with my healthcare.

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August 08, 2023

5.0

Profesional and no bs. I like statistics and he does too. There is 100% chance he is the best.

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August 08, 2023

5.0

He impressed me as being very competent, very kind and friendly, and very thorough!!

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August 08, 2023

5.0

Very thorough Dr.

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August 07, 2023

5.0

Vast experience, excellent bedside manner

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August 07, 2023

5.0

Best doctor! Expert!

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August 06, 2023

5.0

Dr. Mark K. Eskandari and [ ] are the best of the best.

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August 06, 2023

5.0

Sincere, yet personable...knows his field of expertise.

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August 01, 2023

5.0

Explain with patience and is very humane care

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August 01, 2023

5.0

All doctors should present like Dr Eskandari. I have never met anyone quite like him. He takes time to explain anatomy and is clear on treatment options. He acts as if my mom is his only patient.

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August 01, 2023

5.0

Efficient and professional

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August 01, 2023

5.0

Personable. Attentive.

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July 31, 2023

5.0

Great doctor, personable, clearly explains options and solutions.

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July 25, 2023

5.0

Extremely competent and great bedside manner.

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July 25, 2023

5.0

Awesome vascular surgeon. Very personable with all my follow up visits. Could not be happier with both my carotid artery surgeries.

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July 25, 2023

5.0

Doctor explained findings clearly and easily understandable. Options offered but I'm relieved to have an opportunity to try the least invasive procedure again with no guarantees I trust him and his judgement

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July 25, 2023

5.0

The best in member service.

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July 18, 2023

5.0

Dr Eskandari is the person I would trust with my life. I know this because I already have.

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July 13, 2023

5.0

Knowledge. Personable and inclusive patient interaction.

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July 12, 2023

5.0

Professional and competent

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July 12, 2023

5.0

See above. He is a leader of a great team. Great physician but also empathetic

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July 11, 2023

5.0

He knows his stuff.

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July 11, 2023

5.0

Well informed, patient.

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July 11, 2023

5.0

Known as an excellent surgeon and friendly, comforting “bedside” manners.

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July 02, 2023

5.0

I was comfortable with the doctor and he explained my diagnosis in a way that I could easily understand.

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July 01, 2023

3.0

GREAT personality.....not happy with his actually facetime with me.....on my second visit, I only saw his nurse practitioner.....on this third visit, it was suggested that I might see his nurse practitioner until I protested ......I only saw him for a few minutes with NO examination.

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June 27, 2023

5.0

Technical proficiency. Responsiveness. Patient focused.

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June 27, 2023

5.0

Good patient rapport and great explanations and followup.

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June 27, 2023

5.0

Great Personal Care

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June 27, 2023

5.0

Excellent surgeon. Great person

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June 26, 2023

5.0

Listens and explains items in a way you can understand. Never feel rushed when you have appointment with him.

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June 26, 2023

5.0

Expertise and kindness

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June 26, 2023

5.0

Confident Dr who explained everything very thoroughly prior to surgery and my care after with him has been amazing. He is a cheerful person and wonderful Surgeon.

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June 25, 2023

5.0

Pleasant and explains procedures to be done.

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June 20, 2023

5.0

The best cardiovascular surgeon

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June 20, 2023

5.0

Friendly, thorough, explained everything in an easy to understand manner.

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June 20, 2023

5.0

He was professional and personable. Clearly explained condition and addressed my concerns.

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June 20, 2023

5.0

He's human and speaks easy to understand

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June 19, 2023

5.0

Asked questions not just about procedure but health in general. A doctor who really is interested 😊

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June 19, 2023

5.0

Dr. Eskandari is easy to talk to and understand. We set goals for my future well being together, we have open lines of communication

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June 16, 2023

5.0

Experience

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June 13, 2023

5.0

Very informative and caring, he took the time to explain my options for surgery and the associated risks.

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June 13, 2023

5.0

Dr Eskandari was clear and informative in his explanation of the issue that brought me to see him. Easy to talk to, enjoyable!

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June 12, 2023

5.0

He is so knowledgeable and caring. He explains issues so that I understand exactly what's going on with my vascular health.

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June 12, 2023

5.0

He has gained my trust as a patient with his manner and skills.

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June 12, 2023

5.0

Spends time with patients and explains

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June 10, 2023

5.0

Great physician- strengths are prepping patient for surgery and what to expect and follow up. Good bedside manner

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June 07, 2023

5.0

He is caring and a really awesome doctor

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June 01, 2023

5.0

he treated me with much kindness and concern

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May 28, 2023

5.0

Very good doctor

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May 22, 2023

5.0

He is amazing.

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May 22, 2023

5.0

To the point

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May 22, 2023

5.0

Gave thorough explanations. Ordered tests I never had before. Took time for explanation. Didn't talk down to me.

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May 19, 2023

5.0

Doctor Eskandari is evokes confidence. He is quite personable. He takes his time answering questions.

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May 18, 2023

5.0

The best !

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May 17, 2023

5.0

Friendly and knowledgeable

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May 16, 2023

5.0

Explains findings so they are easy to understand

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May 16, 2023

5.0

Great clinician. Very thorough. Listens and answers questions without feeling he is rushed.

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May 16, 2023

5.0

Dr. Eskandari listened and asked questions, then explained his diagnosis to me.

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May 16, 2023

5.0

Awesome. Took his time with me, answered my questions and he is a Cubs fan.

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May 16, 2023

5.0

Dr Eskandari inspired our trust & confidence. Explained & answered questions. Very patient, calm & kind.

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May 14, 2023

5.0

He is a great Doctor. Very nice , patient and answered all of our questions.

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May 13, 2023

5.0

I felt like I had known Dr Eskandari most of my life. He was extremely personable, he has the ability to communicate complexity in an understandable way. I know his schedule was backed up but he was not rushed in any way while he explained my condition thoroughly.

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May 12, 2023

5.0

He comes into the appointment prepared and explains the procedure so that you understand what is going to happen.

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May 09, 2023

5.0

He's experienced, obviously skilled, and inspires confidence.

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May 09, 2023

5.0

Dr. Eskandari is respectful. He listens to your concerns, and he answers questions so that the patient can easily understand.

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May 09, 2023

5.0

Explains everything so that you can understand what's going to happen or what was done.

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May 06, 2023

5.0

Bedside manner, highly skilled surgeon

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May 06, 2023

5.0

Professional and caring. Saved my foot and most likely my leg .

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May 02, 2023

5.0

He well informed of my needs

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May 02, 2023

5.0

He was prepared and answered all our questions. We thought he was great and are making the switch to have him as my doctor.

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May 02, 2023

5.0

Great communicator

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