Paul L. Grindstaff, MD

Paul L. Grindstaff, MD

4.7 
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Primary Specialty

Neurology

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine - 1999
Internship:
Loyola University Medical Center - 2001
Residency:
Loyola University Medical Center - 2004
Fellowships:
Loyola University Medical Center - 2005

Board Certifications

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

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:
Huntley Hospital
McHenry Hospital
Woodstock Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.7
4.7 

818 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

August 31, 2021

5.0

Thorough and explained everything what to ey

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August 31, 2021

4.0

Wasn’t overly friendly. Pretty much down to business. And that’s it

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August 31, 2021

5.0

Great disposition, knowledgeable, explain things in a manner that could be understood, pleasant experience.

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August 31, 2021

5.0

Explained everything very clearly

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August 28, 2021

5.0

Personal & caring person

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August 27, 2021

4.0

He is kind and patient.

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August 25, 2021

4.0

Dr G was very professional and thorough, I have tests to take so will know more later.

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August 23, 2021

5.0

Attentive dr who took time to explain things to me

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August 22, 2021

5.0

He really listened to me. He was helpful

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August 18, 2021

5.0

Seemed to know his stuff

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August 18, 2021

5.0

Very nice and knowledgeable

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August 16, 2021

5.0

He explains things well and listens intently went I ask questions about issues I have after my incident

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August 12, 2021

4.0

Too early to really know

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August 12, 2021

5.0

Spent lots of time and asked pertinent questions.

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August 12, 2021

5.0

Great doctor

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August 11, 2021

5.0

Dr Grindstaff is kind, and caring....and a Gentleman.

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August 11, 2021

5.0

Dr. Grindstaff has never given up on me. I've been a hard case to treat, and he has thought outside the box and put my best interests first. Because of his expertise and tenacity, I am doing so much better than I was when I first became a patient of his.

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August 10, 2021

5.0

He answers all my questions

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August 10, 2021

4.0

He listened well, ordered some tests. Not sure how the follow up will be.

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August 09, 2021

5.0

Listens and does a very professional job

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August 09, 2021

4.0

He seemed to know what he was doing and warned me of any possible pain.

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August 09, 2021

5.0

He was kind, thorough, made sure I understood and asked several questions to make sure.

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August 04, 2021

5.0

I was very happy all my questions were answered,there was no wait time

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August 03, 2021

4.0

Would have like to have a more thorough discussion regarding his findings.

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August 01, 2021

5.0

Very nice Doctor.

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July 28, 2021

5.0

He was easy to talk to and explain what has been going on..very professional..very comfortable for me and my husband..would recommend him to everyone..

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July 28, 2021

5.0

Seemed to give good care and had a pleasant personality.

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July 27, 2021

5.0

took time;listened to me and answered all questions.

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July 26, 2021

5.0

Great guy

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July 25, 2021

4.0

I tried to make a follow up appointment and was told I couldn't get a appointment until September 22nd. She said I was a new client. How can I be a new client when I just had doctor Grkndstaff give me the test? That is a long time to wait for mabey a cure or at least some relief. I am very disappointed!

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July 21, 2021

5.0

He's very nice. Listen to my concerns. And addressed them

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July 21, 2021

5.0

Every body Great

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July 19, 2021

5.0

Answered all questions, very helpful and friendly

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July 15, 2021

5.0

Listen when I have questions.

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July 14, 2021

5.0

Was very professional and was quickly able to figure out the cause of my symptoms.

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July 13, 2021

4.0

The has always listens well and does his best too treat me

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July 12, 2021

5.0

Very kind doctor! I feel very comfortable with him

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July 10, 2021

5.0

He’s a good Dr.

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July 10, 2021

5.0

Took time to listen to my concern and responded to my issues. I hope out come will lead to my illness

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July 09, 2021

5.0

I’ve been seeing Dr. Grindstaff for several years now. He’s always been incredibly helpful and patient with me. I’m impressed every time at how well he remembers my individual circumstances and concerns, as well as how much time he takes with me. He is always certain that we have talked through any questions and issues I have. I’ve never felt rushed or left feeling as though I had questions remaining.

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July 09, 2021

5.0

Atentó

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July 08, 2021

5.0

he's the best

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July 07, 2021

5.0

Extremely attentive and explains ideas and care plans clearly

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July 07, 2021

4.0

I've only seen the doctor one time, and I was pleased with his care plan so far. I'll be able to coment more after additional visits.

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July 06, 2021

5.0

He listened, was to the point and cares fir his clients!

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July 02, 2021

5.0

Friendly and competent

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July 02, 2021

5.0

Very thorough and takes time to explain everything.

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June 30, 2021

5.0

Direct and to-the-point honest and straightforward

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June 30, 2021

5.0

I really like the doctor he had some real good ideas to try for my pain and he was very thorough with the bloodwork

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June 29, 2021

5.0

He listened to my concerns and asked the right questions

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June 28, 2021

5.0

He is a great doctor and is very kind and understanding. I have never had a nuerologist more caring or supportive.

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June 26, 2021

5.0

Personable and honest. Explain everything he was doing to make sure I understood what was going on. I had previously declined the procedure but with his reassurance move forward with it, and I'm glad I did.

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June 24, 2021

5.0

I have an extensive medical history and Dr. Grindstaff took the time to listen to all of the things I am experiencing in order to move forward with the best course of action to find out what is going on with me.

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June 24, 2021

5.0

I really like my doctor.

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June 22, 2021

5.0

Doc has been very helpful to me over the years managing my migraines.

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June 22, 2021

5.0

He listened to my history and concerns and then gave me a plan on the best way to treat me.

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June 22, 2021

5.0

I was only there for an EMG test but he was thorough in explaining what to expect .

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June 22, 2021

5.0

Very friendly, informative,

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June 17, 2021

5.0

Listens, collaborates, explains

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June 17, 2021

5.0

Seems confident

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June 16, 2021

5.0

Takes his time and explains what he is discussing. Just what we were looking for in a neurologist.

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June 14, 2021

5.0

He is awesome

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June 14, 2021

5.0

Took time to listen to me

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June 11, 2021

5.0

Excellent physician

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June 10, 2021

5.0

He took the time to ask me questions and listen to all of my concerns. He made me feel like finally someone is going to help me figure things out

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June 09, 2021

5.0

Personable easy to talk to

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June 07, 2021

5.0

He Listen to my concerns

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June 01, 2021

5.0

He listened well.

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May 29, 2021

5.0

Easy to talk to. Very knowledgeable and caring

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May 26, 2021

5.0

Very kind and informative.

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May 25, 2021

5.0

Dr.Grindstaff was really helpful to us.

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May 24, 2021

5.0

I am so incredibly thankful that he is so caring, he listens, and really wants to find a solution. I am thankful he has taken this covid neurology specialty to help people like me. Nothing but the highest recommendations.

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May 24, 2021

5.0

He listens, very thorough, patient

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May 20, 2021

5.0

He is very efficient, personable and spends time on my health care.

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May 19, 2021

5.0

He was very professional and helpful.

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May 18, 2021

5.0

I dont know exactly much to know about Dr. Grindstaff. But from my first visit, he was very nice, he was patient and really good at telling me what I needed to do.

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May 18, 2021

5.0

He was very polite and kept me informed of his wait time and apologized for not being exactly on time.

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May 17, 2021

5.0

Very personable

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May 17, 2021

5.0

Very caring and kind

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May 17, 2021

5.0

He seemed very proactive in offering different treatments.

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May 16, 2021

5.0

He was very good. He spoke with me about my issues concerning my walking and back and didn’t just brush me off. He was concerned and caring like a doctor should be and took the time to talk over a plan of action on what to do next.

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May 16, 2021

5.0

Has my best interests in mind

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May 14, 2021

5.0

He was awesome! Answered all my questions and was very compassionate

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May 13, 2021

5.0

He has a pleasant bedside manner and explains things so it is understandable.

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May 12, 2021

5.0

He is a very caring and, helpful doctor. He made me feel welcomed and happy. I would definitely recommend him to others.

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May 12, 2021

4.0

Only had EMG done so it is hard to evaluate.

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May 11, 2021

5.0

All the staff was very nice!

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May 05, 2021

5.0

Very professional snd took the time to explain things to both of us. Very caring

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May 04, 2021

5.0

He takes his time to explain my symptoms and what the outcome will be.

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May 04, 2021

5.0

Extremely intelligent he took time with me and listened to me and I feel like I'm in good hands

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May 04, 2021

5.0

I think they could do a better job with the bedside manner. It could have been more inviting.

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May 02, 2021

5.0

He is patient, thorough, explains carefully

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April 28, 2021

5.0

He is attentive to issues but not aggressive so smart and uplifting

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April 27, 2021

5.0

He is kind. He listens. He is in tune to my concerns

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April 24, 2021

5.0

He gets right to the point

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April 21, 2021

3.0

The doctor shows an interest in the patients life.

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April 21, 2021

5.0

Dr Grindstaff and nurse where very nice and efficient!

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April 21, 2021

5.0

Same reason, even though I was a last second appointment he is really going to figure out how to concur my migraines

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November 13, 2020

5.0

Dr. Grindstaff listened to my history attentively and ordered additional testing for my lingering post covid neuropathy.

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November 13, 2020

5.0

Dr. Was attentive and thorough in questions. Staff super nice and helpful.

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Disclosures

Paul L. Grindstaff, MD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

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