Leo I. Gordon, MD

Leo I. Gordon, MD

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Practice Focus Areas

  • Bone Marrow Transplantation
  • Car-T Cell Therapy
  • Chronic Leukemias
  • Lymphoma
  • Stem Cell Transplant

Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine - 1973
Residency:
University of Chicago - 1976
Fellowships:
University of Minnesota - 1978
University of Chicago - 1979

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Board Certifications

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

Ratings and Reviews

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5.0
5.0 

267 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 31, 2022

5.0

Very caring and compassionate.

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March 21, 2022

5.0

Super super knowledgeable- unbelievable bed side Manner - spent so much time with us - answered all our questions

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March 13, 2022

5.0

Dr Gordon is not only an expert in his field but is also humble, compassionate, kind and thorough.

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March 09, 2022

5.0

Spends as much time as you need with him. He’s never in a rush. Knowledgeable Calm manner

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March 08, 2022

5.0

Dr Gordon was attentive and created nice trusting atmosphere. He was generous with his time, answered all questions and it felt that he cares about his patience’s wellbeing

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February 27, 2022

5.0

my evaluations generally rest with the efficiency, experience, and knowledge of the physician I am using.

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February 27, 2022

5.0

Dr Gordon is very thorough and knowledgeable about my lymphoma diagnoses. He is an excellent communicator and very patient. I have full trust in him.

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February 14, 2022

5.0

Great Doctor and Great Staff around him.

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February 12, 2022

5.0

Dr. Gordon is known for his wealth of knowledge and his leadership in the field, but also for his patient care and sensitivity which is extraordinary as well. Those that work with him follow suit.

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February 06, 2022

5.0

Caring, good listener, thorough, knowledgeable, and excellent communicator.

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January 27, 2022

5.0

Excelente doctor Amable , profesional atento a todas mis preguntas y evaluaciones

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January 24, 2022

5.0

Took the time to explain everything and felt very comfortable with him.

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January 20, 2022

5.0

Great Doctor, Very knowledgeable When you call he gets wright back to you Sometime you have an emergency question

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January 20, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable and communicative.

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January 06, 2022

5.0

He is an expert in his field, takes time with his patients, is able to explain things in a manner that I can understand.

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January 02, 2022

5.0

Sensitive, reassuring, informative and educated communication appreciated.

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December 27, 2021

5.0

Takes the time to answer all our questions. Very thorough and considerate. Very experienced.

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December 20, 2021

5.0

Dr. Gordon has a great "bedside" manner is will take as much time as you need to discuss your situation.

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December 20, 2021

5.0

Personable, pofessional and a genuine sense of caring

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December 13, 2021

5.0

Excellent doctor. Always takes the time to listen.

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December 12, 2021

5.0

Excellent attention and care by whole medical team. Compassionate service. Gave us reassurance in care plan

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December 09, 2021

5.0

He is always polite, professional and willing to listen to what the patient has to say and he is open to any questions.

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December 09, 2021

5.0

My oncologist recommend him and i totally agree- v educated, through in his specialty and a genuine human being

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December 09, 2021

5.0

He was thoughtful and kind, and really took his time answering all my questions.

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November 04, 2021

5.0

He seems extremely knowledgeable, and he answered all my questions thoroughly and clearly.

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September 29, 2021

5.0

Skilled, efficient and compassionate

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September 27, 2021

5.0

Informative and very response to everything i ask

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September 25, 2021

5.0

He’s a caring and compassionate doctor

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September 23, 2021

5.0

He’s the grand-daddy of lymphoma! I have great trust in him. A classy man in every sense.

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September 06, 2021

5.0

Dr Gordon was recommended by several people in an online MCL group. His extensive knowledge of MCL, activism on behalf of MCL patients and close association with Dr Wang are impressive.

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August 15, 2021

5.0

Extremely knowledgeable and willing to spend time with his patients.

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August 04, 2021

5.0

He is the best of the best.

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August 04, 2021

5.0

Dr Gordon, is a very caring, wonderful and knowledgeable physician.

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August 04, 2021

5.0

Dr. Gordon saved my life. He was recommended by a friend after I was having unsatisfactory treatment at another hospital. He accurately diagnosed my condition and my treatment now has my cancers in remission. I love him.

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August 04, 2021

5.0

I never recommend, but if asked, he is the best.

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August 02, 2021

5.0

He takes his time with each patient, he listens and gives reasonable advice. He is accessible and even gave me his cell phone number if I had an urgent need.

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August 01, 2021

5.0

Dr. Gordon was extremely thorough in explaining my diagnosis and treatment options. He took time to answer all my questions carefully and gave me resources to help beyond our appointment. Incredible experience -- thank you

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July 29, 2021

5.0

Kind, thorough, highly knowledgeable

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July 28, 2021

5.0

He is an exceptional physician as well as being warm and caring in treating the patient, Lucky to have him as my doctor.

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July 28, 2021

5.0

He has few peers. For the best care I like to have the best minds guiding my treatments.

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July 25, 2021

5.0

Dr. Gordon takes the time to review and know our Test results and to outline a way forward, and alternatives to consider in a very personalized way. He's kind and caring!

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July 25, 2021

5.0

He is heads and tails above any doctor I have ever dealt with. His knowledge of Oncology is topped by now one!!! Great Doctor.

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July 21, 2021

5.0

Saved my life twice

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July 17, 2021

5.0

Inspires confidence

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July 01, 2021

5.0

Knowledge and willingness to explain diagnosis for as long as we needed without rushing.

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June 24, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable, caring, thorough

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June 17, 2021

5.0

Dr Gordon is a leader in his field. I have total confidence in his ability to treat me. He is a kind, compassionate man & has a wonderful bedside manner. Even during extremely bleak times, I trusted him completely. I am truly blessed to have Dr Gordon in my life!!!!

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June 10, 2021

5.0

Leo is the best. Very knowledgeable and reassuring. Someone I trust very much.

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June 10, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable and explanations are thorough

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June 09, 2021

5.0

Knowledge and caring

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June 02, 2021

5.0

Dr. Gordon always makes me feel like he's totally focused on me during my visits with him. He clearly explains his findings, answers all my questions and concerns and calms my fears.

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May 27, 2021

5.0

the best oncologist

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May 23, 2021

5.0

He is knowledgeable and compassionate. I never feel rushed, and he listens to my concerns.

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May 20, 2021

5.0

One of the best in his field

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May 17, 2021

5.0

Wonderful doctor.

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May 17, 2021

5.0

Attentive, responsive, thorough and kind

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May 16, 2021

5.0

He truly cares about his patients.

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May 12, 2021

5.0

Dr Gordon, is an extremely smart doctor and very caring.

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May 12, 2021

5.0

Highly regarded expert in field pays individual attention to patients.

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May 06, 2021

5.0

He stayed positive even though I was scared. Helped me understand my options and that it was MY choice to make either way.

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May 02, 2021

5.0

Gracious and generous as well as world class in his knowledge of lymphoma diseases.

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April 29, 2021

5.0

Excellent care planning and strategy.

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April 29, 2021

5.0

Very informative

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April 26, 2021

5.0

Personalized attention. Wealth of knowledge. Hopeful attitude.

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April 26, 2021

5.0

Superb. Top of line

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April 25, 2021

5.0

A combination of kind and brilliant.... what a combination. He clearly knows this area and has been able to help us live our lives... and give us a sense of what lies ahead.

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April 19, 2021

5.0

I have found Dr. Gordon to be caring and an excellent doctor.

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April 18, 2021

5.0

I am 70 years old and have seen many physicians over the years. Dr. Gordon is simply the best. Extremely smart and knowledgeable, yet understated and humble. He not only is always aware of the latest developments in his field, but he also conducts clinical studies contributing to those developments. He is that rare combination of being both a curious, innovative medical researcher and a compassionate, and caring doctor who is completely invested in his patients.

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April 15, 2021

5.0

Always supportive and training great staff

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April 08, 2021

5.0

I like his apn, katie

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March 24, 2021

5.0

Patient interaction demonstrates genuine concern. Listens carefully to patient questions and responds completely and confirms understanding.

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March 22, 2021

5.0

Sympathetic and concerned attitude

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March 22, 2021

5.0

Leader in his field. Excellent patient care.

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March 17, 2021

5.0

It is easy to tell that Dr. Gordon truly cares about his many patients. That, combined with his vast experience and expertise, makes him an outstanding Doctor to have on your side during some very difficult times.

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March 11, 2021

5.0

Dr. Leo Gordon is most excellent in his specialty. He pays great attention to our medical situations and our concerns. He explains clearly and address all our concerns with great care. I feel extremely comforted at all my visits. Gratefully,

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March 04, 2021

5.0

His wisdom and experience cannot be taught. Only comes with years in the field!

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February 22, 2021

5.0

He listens.

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February 10, 2021

5.0

Dr Gordon is not only a fine doctor but he is a fine man as well. He is kind , compassionate, and a wonderful listener. He is intelligent & a master in his craft. I have total confidence in Dr Gordon and feel blessed to have him as my doctor.

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February 07, 2021

5.0

All questions were answered. Future plans were discussed.

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February 04, 2021

5.0

He is an excellent physician.

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February 04, 2021

5.0

Dr Gordon is a world class doctor.

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January 24, 2021

5.0

He is thorough, extremely knowledgeable, and very kind.

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December 24, 2020

5.0

Very knowledgeable and takes the time to explain things in detail

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December 17, 2020

5.0

Very thorough and understanding

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December 13, 2020

5.0

Dr. Gordon is a wonderful doctor and very thorough and gives you as much time as you need.

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December 10, 2020

5.0

He is a wonderful person, a genius doctor - a gift to all who all needing his care. Could not imagine a finer professional.

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December 03, 2020

5.0

Leading edge oncologist with in depth knowledge and compassion.

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November 23, 2020

5.0

Dr. Gordon is an exceptional oncologist who treats his patients with warmth, compassion and understanding. The same is true for his nurse and staff.

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November 23, 2020

5.0

Very thorough and answered all out questions.

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November 09, 2020

5.0

Dr Gordon has kept me alive for25 years, need I say more.

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November 05, 2020

5.0

Smart, kind, courteous, instills confidence,

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November 05, 2020

5.0

Safe, efficient, courteous and trustworthy.

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October 31, 2020

5.0

Expert, attentive, excellent at communicating with patient.

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October 31, 2020

5.0

Experienced, competent staff at every level. Expert physicians give personalized care.

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October 02, 2020

5.0

He is a professional who spent more than average time with me answering questions and explaining my disease. Wonderful doctor!

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October 02, 2020

5.0

Professional, compassionate staff!

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October 01, 2020

5.0

Caring and very assuring

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October 01, 2020

5.0

Top care and using new methods

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September 30, 2020

5.0

Unlike the rest of NWM Hospital which has become so corporate and cold, Dr Gordon is the antithesis. He takes time for his patients, listens and cares. He is the reason I stay.

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September 27, 2020

5.0

Superb doctor, answers all questions and is always available.

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Disclosures

Service on Board of Directors

Faculty member served in a fiduciary capacity, such as a board member/director, officer, or trustee, for the following companies or other entities

  • Zylem Biosciences, Inc.

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