Clyde W. Yancy, MD

Clyde W. Yancy, MD

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Practice Focus Areas

  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Tulane University School of Medicine - 1982
Residency:
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center - 1985
Fellowships:
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center - 1989

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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease (Certified)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine (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 

234 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 31, 2022

5.0

The compassion that he shows when you don’t understand.

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March 31, 2022

5.0

He listens and educates with compassion, patience and empathy.

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March 28, 2022

5.0

He is a brilliant Dr and an incredible human being. Kind, patient and compassionate

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March 17, 2022

5.0

Great concern for my health . Excellent plan for my health. Involved with plan as a team.

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March 16, 2022

5.0

Dr. Yancy is an exceptional doctor. He’s personable, takes the time to listen which is rare these days, and within less than one minute of meeting him he has your trust.

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March 08, 2022

5.0

Dr. Yancy is very professional, attentive and explains recommendations for optimum care quite clearly and concisely.

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March 04, 2022

5.0

Also appeared dedicated, personable, very thorough and knowledgeable about his profession.

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March 01, 2022

5.0

He is a very very nice person and a good doctor.

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February 24, 2022

5.0

He’s the best! Simply put

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February 24, 2022

5.0

He truly cares about the entire person. Dr Yancy is excellent diagnostician and listens carefully so that he’s able to synthesize all the parts that make up the medical picture

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February 11, 2022

5.0

He is one of the best, if not the best, doctor I have ever seen. Certainly the best doctor I have seen at NM.

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February 10, 2022

5.0

Great physician. Very knowledgeable.

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February 10, 2022

5.0

Dr. Yancy is one the the finest doctors I have ever had the pleasure of being treated by.

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February 10, 2022

5.0

He can articulate your complete health profile so you see the total picture of how to take better care of your health.

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February 03, 2022

5.0

Dr. Yancy is without a doubt the best physician i have encountered in my lifetime. Caring, concerned, attentive, extremely knowledgeable, explains medical concepts, ideas and issues clearly in a manner in which non-medical people can easily understand.

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January 31, 2022

5.0

Very thorough and knowledgeable.

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January 22, 2022

5.0

good doctor and friendly

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January 20, 2022

5.0

Appreciate his thoughtfulness and his thoroughness in treating his patients.

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January 20, 2022

5.0

Dr. Yancy epitomizes the competency in the NE Cardiology department.

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January 17, 2022

5.0

Best Doctor ever!

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January 13, 2022

5.0

Thoughtful and great at explanations.

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December 21, 2021

5.0

Knowledge and demeanor

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December 10, 2021

5.0

Dr. Yancey is excellent, I would highly recommend him. He explains things to me so I can understand them.

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December 09, 2021

5.0

Dr. Yancy is an awesome doctor. He is very knowledgeable, patient, compassionate, he listens, and he includes you in your treatment plan. He is exactly what I was looking for in a cardiologist that I would feel confident in providing service for me.

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November 18, 2021

5.0

Excellent doctor - excellent man - very pleasant to work with

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November 18, 2021

5.0

Dr. Yancy is a knowledgeable physician. He has a wonderful caring rapport with his patient and is an excellent listener.

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November 15, 2021

5.0

He is the BEST!

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November 13, 2021

5.0

Dr. Yancy is a truly wonderful doctor with great bedside manner. I’m grateful to have him on my care team. He goes above and beyond the call to make sure I am clear on all things and has always responded in a thorough and timely manner any time I have had a concern. His support staff is also really exceptional.

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November 11, 2021

5.0

ongoing excellent care

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November 11, 2021

5.0

Very kind. Explain everything. Made me feel that he is concerned about my health issues. Gave me a solution to assist me.

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November 09, 2021

5.0

Quality of care. Coordinates with other physicians. Listens. Takes his time - I don't feel rushed.

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November 04, 2021

5.0

He really cares about the patient. Thorough in his explanations and never in a rush.

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November 01, 2021

5.0

Dr Yancy is special .

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October 27, 2021

5.0

Dr. Yancy is truly a professional, and has brought me back to health, not 100% but 100% better than I was 6 years ago.

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October 26, 2021

5.0

Dr, Yancy is friendly, personable and listens to me. The only doctor to ever bring my blood pressure down!!!

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October 26, 2021

5.0

Possesses an attitude of calmness in spite of what prognosis might be.

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October 22, 2021

5.0

This was my first visit with Dr. Yancy and I was very pleased that I selected him as my new Cardiologist. He was very personable, caring, patient and knowledgeable.

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October 19, 2021

5.0

Dr Yancy is the perfect example of what patients want in a physician. He is knowledgeable, thorough thoughtful and caring.

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September 24, 2021

5.0

I wish every doctor had his "bed side manner" in additional to his vast knowledge and appreciation of medicine.

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September 16, 2021

5.0

He treats me like a human. He listens. He remembers you. He explains things in simple terms. He cares and you can tell.

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September 13, 2021

5.0

Dr Yancy has always made me feel so comfortable with his explanations of what & why he is recommending and explaining my particular issues. It seems as if I'm his only patient.

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September 09, 2021

5.0

He is considerate and professional. Am fortunate to have his as my cardiologist

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September 04, 2021

5.0

He was very comprehensive and took the time to listen and insure that I understood his treatment modality.

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September 03, 2021

5.0

Dr. Yancey is extremely professional and a caring physician

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September 03, 2021

5.0

We are grateful for Dr. Yancy. He provides expert advice and insight and listens to the patient. We can't thank him enough. Dr. Yancy is outstanding.

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August 31, 2021

5.0

Dr. Yancy's personal attention to his patients make me happy to recommend him.

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July 28, 2021

5.0

Dr yancy is an excellent Dr

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July 25, 2021

5.0

always helpful and informative and caring

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July 22, 2021

5.0

Simply the best very caring Dr.

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July 19, 2021

5.0

Warm genuine person. Very responsive, very knowledgeable

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July 12, 2021

5.0

Listens and doesnt rush through visit.

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July 12, 2021

5.0

Extremely knowledgeable and thorough. Very easy to talk to.

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July 08, 2021

5.0

Great communicator and knows his business. Im lucky to be his patient.

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July 06, 2021

5.0

exceptional bedside manner, thoughtful, exhibited a strong desire to get to the root cause of the problem

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June 18, 2021

5.0

Outstanding

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June 18, 2021

5.0

Dr Yancy is personable & knowledgeable in terms of the research, and cuts to the chase in terms of a gameplan to tackle a problem.

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June 18, 2021

5.0

best doctor ever

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June 10, 2021

5.0

I was referred and am very impressed with his knowledge and demeanor .

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June 01, 2021

5.0

Great bedside manner

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May 27, 2021

5.0

Excellent care and advice. Wonderful personality. I gladly recommend him.

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May 26, 2021

5.0

The Communication is always very direct and open for questions when needed for more information regarding recommendations on medication.

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May 25, 2021

5.0

Extremely personable and knowledgeable.

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May 21, 2021

5.0

He is amazing! He is very patient and knowledgeable.

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May 20, 2021

5.0

Thoughtful and thorough. Two essential elements in quality patient care.

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May 20, 2021

5.0

Dr. Yancy knowledge and experience.

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May 11, 2021

5.0

Patient kind extremely knowledgeable

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May 07, 2021

5.0

Hes is simply the best.

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May 07, 2021

4.0

Competence, care & humanity.

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May 06, 2021

5.0

Dr. Yancy was very clear, concise, and detail when appropriate. Dr. Yancy listened and presented options to me. Dr. Yancy's positive energy and good vibes overflowed. I know he cares and loves what he does to help people live better heart healthy lives.

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April 22, 2021

5.0

He really cares about his patients and wants to understand their lifestyle so he can help create a plan for better health. I certainly appreciate the human side along with his expertise

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April 20, 2021

5.0

Highly qualified. Listens well and responds with acceptable answers and choices.

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April 16, 2021

5.0

He is very concerned about his patients .

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April 12, 2021

5.0

Again hes very knowledgeable compassionate and personal and he include me in my opinion in my treatment plan

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April 09, 2021

5.0

Very caring, thoughtful doctor. He takes the time to listen and work with you(partnership) on solutions

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April 09, 2021

5.0

He is brilliant and takes time with patients. Simply put, he's the best of the best

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April 06, 2021

5.0

We recommend Dr Yancy to everyone we know. He is very knowledgeable about the heart and very approachable. We have been going to him for a long time.

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April 06, 2021

5.0

Very thorough examination. Clear explanation of findings. Recommendations on how to improve findings along with medications. Seem genuinely concerned about patient as an individual not just as a statistic. Concerned about lifestyle changes to assist medications. Very calming Dr. relationship with patient.

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April 06, 2021

5.0

Great listener, attentive, mastery of his discipline of medicine, smart, and organized. Excellent doctor.

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April 02, 2021

5.0

His kindness and knowledge are rare in specialists.

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March 25, 2021

5.0

He is not only an incredible Dr but a Å“good? human being

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March 15, 2021

5.0

Very personable. Very thorough. Took time to explore, probed for questions from me.

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March 15, 2021

5.0

Doctor Yancy explains the issues to you and takes the time to answer all your questions. Hes very patient and thorough. He and his team are responsive and always super nice.

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March 13, 2021

5.0

He is an amazing doctor who I feel knows how to treat my heart health and is sensitive to my health needs as I am an African American.

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February 16, 2021

5.0

He is the most attentive, caring and considerate physician and I am fortunate to be under his care.

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February 12, 2021

5.0

Best care in the Midwest

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February 05, 2021

5.0

Very thorough. Very professional. Very caring.

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February 05, 2021

5.0

Dr Yancy takes the time to see how you are feeling not just what physically may ail your but also wants to know emotionally how you are doing

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January 29, 2021

5.0

Patient relationship supportive and collaborative.

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January 27, 2021

5.0

Over the last 15 years, I have seen 4 cardiologist at Northwestern. Dr. Yancy exceeds my expectations thatI have for a physicians knowledge, skills, abilities and patient interaction.

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January 23, 2021

5.0

Very friendly and works hard on patience care.

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January 22, 2021

5.0

THE REASON THAT I AM ALIVE TODAY.

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January 22, 2021

5.0

Dr. Yancy listens and works with us. He provides personalized care and takes time to know the patient as a person.

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January 18, 2021

5.0

Highly qualified and compassionate!

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January 15, 2021

5.0

Excellent care and explanation of treatment and recommendations

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January 15, 2021

5.0

Competent & human

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December 29, 2020

5.0

Dr. Yancy is a treasure. Smart, thoughtful and measured responses. Knows how to connect with patients.

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December 28, 2020

5.0

He is clearly a superb clinician but is an equally serious listener.

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December 27, 2020

5.0

Extremely professional, personal and thorough in his questions. Even more importantly to me, hes a great listener and proactive.

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December 21, 2020

5.0

Established total feeling of confidence while visiting with Dr Yancy, asI have in past. Total faith in his recommendations because of his training, knowledge and experience.

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December 18, 2020

5.0

Dr applied his experience and identify physical points that werent obvious to myself. His explanations led to better questions and I was quite satisfied with myself and his knowledge.

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Industry Relationships

Consulting / Related Activities

Faculty member engaged in activities such as speaking, advising, consulting, or providing educational programs for the following companies or other entities

  • American College of Cardiology (ACC)
  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • American Society for Preventive Cardiology
  • Association of Black Cardiologists
  • Chair, DSMB
  • Columbia University
  • CZ Biohub
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI)
  • Georgetown University
  • Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
  • University of Miami - Miller School of Medicine

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

  • American Heart Association, Inc.

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