Charles J. Davidson, MD

Charles J. Davidson, MD

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Primary Specialty

Interventional Cardiology

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Accepting New Patients

Practice Focus Areas

  • Angioplasty And Stents
  • Patent Foramen Ovale
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (Tavr)
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Therapy
  • Transcatheter Tricuspid Valve Therapy

Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Connecticut School of Medicine - 1982
Residency:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 1985
Fellowships:
Duke University Hospital - 1988

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Board Certifications

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

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

5.0
5.0 

103 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

65 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

65 Reviews

March 22, 2022

5.0

Exceptional Doctor. Knowledgeable and very skilled at what he does.

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March 04, 2022

5.0

He answered all of our questions and was very thorough and attentive.

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February 18, 2022

5.0

Good rapport and listens to patient.

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February 15, 2022

5.0

Dr. Charles Davidson is the absolute best professional to deal wiyh your heart health issues.

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February 15, 2022

5.0

Dr. Davidson is the best in his field in every way. He is thoughtful, empathetic, respectful, an excellent communicator including being a great listener as well as explaining his diagnosis and treatment in both words and video that I understand as a layman and his patient. Anyone who has Charlie Davidson as their Cardiologist is a very lucky person.

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February 02, 2022

5.0

Extremely professional Sensitive to patients concerns

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January 28, 2022

5.0

answered any questions orconcerns without hesitation

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January 11, 2022

5.0

I only had a telephone conversation with him. I have not had the opportunity to meet him. He was knowledgeable and explained test results with me clearly.

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January 07, 2022

5.0

He was very understanding and knowledgeable on my situation. He seemed extremely prepared and caring.

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December 22, 2021

5.0

Willing to take questions and highly recommended.

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December 17, 2021

5.0

When seeking an expert, not only his colleagues but experts across the nation all highly recommended Dr. Davidson.

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December 11, 2021

5.0

Dr. Davidson is very knowledgeable and compassionate. I always feel in good hands when I visit him.

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December 10, 2021

5.0

Conscientious care .

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December 09, 2021

5.0

Dr. Davidson took great pains to make sure we had all the information we needed but tried not to overload us with facts. He was very concerned about the trial, but made it clear that the patient's care came first. I would highly recommend him!

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December 08, 2021

5.0

He was very helpful in responding to my concerns and questions and explained the procedure that I may be chosen to participate in.

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December 07, 2021

5.0

Very personable Doctor and very willing to explain things. I felt that he would give me as much time as I needed. He didn’t rush in, do his thing and rush out, but talked to my husband and me and showed us the echocardiogram and explained.

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December 07, 2021

5.0

He is outstanding

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December 07, 2021

5.0

He cared enough to follow up with me even though he knew that I would not qualify for it. He recommended my next steps.

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December 03, 2021

5.0

Professional, empathic, kind …. THE BEST

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November 19, 2021

5.0

Listens and caring

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November 16, 2021

5.0

Dr. Davidson was very knowledgeable about the options, and clearly explained the particulars of my health, and why they indicated a direction for my treatment. He made us feel comfortable asking questions, and gave us not only information but perspective. He was clearly interested in the best health outcome. The only suggestion for improvement is that he has an intense manner, and that sometimes the information comes rapidly, and takes a bit to absorb. He was very good at asking, "Do you have any more questions?" Sometimes it takes a bit of a pause to know what questions to ask.

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November 02, 2021

5.0

He gave us hope and compassion

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October 23, 2021

5.0

He was very knowledgeable, put me at ease. He took time to explain my heart issues, answered all of my questions and concerns. I did not feel rush or like I was just another patient.

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October 21, 2021

5.0

He took the time to explain things for my upcoming surgery

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October 08, 2021

5.0

An expert in his field knowledgeable and personable

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September 28, 2021

5.0

A easy doctor to talk to. Answers questions well and seems really very interested in each patient

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September 24, 2021

5.0

Like my lengthy narrative above, my wife and I had a favorable first impression of Dr. Davidson. Very professional, expressed his clinical views in a straightforward manner and encouraged, and valued our perspectives. We also impressed how much he valued the practitioner nurse.

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September 24, 2021

5.0

Dr. Davidson is informative about the patient’s medical tests results, knowledgeable about further procedures to improve the patient’s health, and trustworthy about how to proceed safely, all with the desired result of better health for his patient.

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September 03, 2021

5.0

He had been my physician for quite some time and he is knowledgeable and professional.

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September 03, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable, professional and caring.

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September 01, 2021

5.0

His explanations were very understandable and he took the time to answer all my questions and made me feel that my concerns would be taken care of.

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August 31, 2021

5.0

He's extraordinary by all measures.

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August 04, 2021

5.0

He was very kind.

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July 31, 2021

5.0

Appreciated the call on Thurs. caught me on little off guard as I hurried home from the golf course. I need to share additional questions with him or Christina. I will try to reach them early afternoon on Monday.

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July 13, 2021

5.0

Nice dr

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July 09, 2021

5.0

Excellent MD.

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July 06, 2021

5.0

He has orchestrated my care and continuous improvement over the last 16 years.

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May 11, 2021

5.0

Very through takes his time.

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May 07, 2021

5.0

Excellent bedside manner, exhumes confidence. Definitely is treating me, the patient instead of strictly treating the medical problem.

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May 07, 2021

5.0

Dr. Davidson is personable and speaks using understandable language. He answered all of my questions without rushing. The Fellow was also very knowledgeable.

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April 10, 2021

5.0

Very kindly.

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April 06, 2021

5.0

Took time to explain procedures, ask questions.

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April 03, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable and well seasoned specialist to treat cardiac patients. Wisdom and many years of experience in his field has demonstrated his dedication to cardiac care. Wonderful bedside manner demonstrating patience and understanding to calm patients anxiety.

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February 10, 2021

5.0

Very easy to talk to and made us feel comfortable and at ease what needed to be done.

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February 09, 2021

5.0

Excellent. Very knowledgeable and good teach with the med student

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February 02, 2021

5.0

Really knowledgeable, very caring. I feel like he is really going to bat for me.

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December 08, 2020

5.0

Great hospital

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November 08, 2020

5.0

Excellent communicator of complicated issues.Felt extremely comfortable with his recommendations.

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November 08, 2020

5.0

Quality of cardiac physicians

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November 06, 2020

5.0

I haven't met him in person but he sounded nice and caring!

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November 06, 2020

5.0

Very organized, they gave me the step by step things that I need to do. They are pleasant and very friendly.

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October 27, 2020

5.0

I had only a tele phone call w. Dr. Davidson; he seemed knowledgeable of my case and explained the prognosis very well.

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October 27, 2020

5.0

Excellent care.

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October 09, 2020

5.0

Very polite very knowledgeable very professional. Straight forward with his answers

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October 09, 2020

5.0

Great seeing an expert who cares

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October 09, 2020

5.0

Great service

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October 03, 2020

5.0

Highly recommended and well known in his specialty.

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October 03, 2020

5.0

Best reputation.

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September 26, 2020

5.0

I am a new patient of Dr. Davidson's and have been very happy with the care and attention to detail from him and each member of his staff.

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September 26, 2020

5.0

I have been a patient of NM Cardiology for over five years, with a rather complex set of health conditions. At each turn of events regarding my health, I have always felt confident in the care I was receiving and I appreciate the time each member of the team has taken to alleviate any of my concerns.

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September 26, 2020

5.0

Skill, expertise and demeanor. Ability to communicate complex subject matter to patient.

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September 26, 2020

5.0

Skill and expertise in Heart valve repair.

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September 18, 2020

5.0

He ‘s tops in all categories.

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September 15, 2020

5.0

The nurses and doctors are incredible at Northwestern.

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June 26, 2020

5.0

He is empathetic, knowledgeable,up to date on research programs.A good listener.

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Disclosures

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

  • Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF)

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