Denise K. Au, MD

Denise K. Au, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Internal Medicine

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Does Not Schedule or Accept New Patients

Practice Focus Areas

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Wayne State University School of Medicine - 1990
Residency:
Loyola University Medical Center - 1993

Board Certifications

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

Faculty Profile

Assistant Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

776 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 30, 2022

5.0

She took her time with me.

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March 29, 2022

5.0

She always has time to listen and I never feel rushed

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March 23, 2022

5.0

I am not her regular patient but saw her in place of my usual PCP due to scheduling. She took the time to address all of my issues and listened to my concerns.

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March 23, 2022

5.0

Professional but warm, listens, responds to questions fully

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March 21, 2022

5.0

Great care, concern and mannerism

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March 16, 2022

5.0

She listen to the patient and she’s very thorough

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March 16, 2022

4.0

She’s good

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March 14, 2022

5.0

I love Dr. Au. She's made me more likely to come in on a consistent basis and I know it will be a positive experience when I come in as we always have good conversation.

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March 13, 2022

5.0

Competent

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March 12, 2022

5.0

I liked Dr Au.

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March 10, 2022

5.0

This is my second time seeing Dr. Au, she keeps notes of any concerns and updates on my health as well of my family’s; which may be linked to future health.

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March 09, 2022

5.0

Took her time to listen and ask questions.

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March 07, 2022

5.0

Dr. Au listens and provides excellent advice without judgement. I feel comfortable discussing my health care concerns with her knowing she will work with me to find a solution that fits my needs.

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March 04, 2022

5.0

I have been a patient of Dr Au’s since 1996. I wouldn’t be a long term patient if I didn’t like her and trust her judgment

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March 02, 2022

5.0

Dr. Au is a very knowledgeable and caring doctor who focuses on each of her patients.

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February 28, 2022

5.0

Dr. Au is great - takes lots of time to get to the bottom of issues. She is calm and reassuring-while gently communicating concerns and solutions. I feel totally trusting in her care.

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February 23, 2022

5.0

Excellent care, explains things so that I can understand them without going into exhaustive of detail

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February 18, 2022

5.0

Great Doctor. Listens to you. Caring.

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February 17, 2022

4.0

She listens to her patients.

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February 16, 2022

5.0

Very approachable, good with explanations and thorough with exam.

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February 16, 2022

5.0

I have received the best care and would want this for others.

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February 13, 2022

5.0

She’s very professional and attentive. She listens to all my concerns and addresses them. She’s very thorough with going over my lab and blood work.

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February 11, 2022

5.0

Dr Au is professional and caring

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February 08, 2022

5.0

Intelligent, kind, explains all, Let’s you explain your problems. Responds in a timely manner to your questions & gives you advice!

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February 06, 2022

5.0

Personable, caring, and listens

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February 04, 2022

5.0

Thorough and considerate

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February 03, 2022

5.0

She is thorough and a good listener. I was impressed she called me at 9pm to share that she had coordinated with my pulmonologist and outlined next steps.

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February 01, 2022

5.0

Have recommended in the past. Attentive.

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February 01, 2022

5.0

Very thorough. Great listener.

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February 01, 2022

5.0

KNOWLEDGEABLE, TO THE POINT, EFFICIENT, LISTWNS WELL

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January 30, 2022

5.0

She was very kind and promptly created a treatment plan for care.

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January 30, 2022

5.0

She covers everything meds, advice, is genuinely a caring professional. Her students are fortunate to learn from her.

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January 30, 2022

5.0

I've been going to Dr. Au for years and am happy with her care.

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January 28, 2022

5.0

So kind, knowledgeable and prompt.

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January 27, 2022

5.0

She has been my doctor since 1993 and I trust her knowledge and experience. She also listens to my concerns and I don’t feel rushed.

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January 26, 2022

5.0

She was very thorough and took time with everything

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January 25, 2022

5.0

Answered all my questions and concerns

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January 25, 2022

5.0

Very nice Doctor

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January 22, 2022

4.0

Dr AU, was friendly and polite as well patient things I look for in a care giver

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January 21, 2022

5.0

Caring, Professional, Knowledgeable, Insightful of needs for her patients.

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January 18, 2022

5.0

Dr Au was like a tv doctor. She was very caring and listened to what I was saying.

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January 18, 2022

5.0

Dr. Au listened to me and advised carefully regarding my expressed needs. She was thorough and thoughtful in evaluating my current health.

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January 14, 2022

5.0

She is lively and caring person. Her nurse is also as awesome. They both address my health care needs.

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January 12, 2022

5.0

Professional, Thorough, Personable.

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January 12, 2022

5.0

To me she is the best Doctor that I ever had and cares for her patience’s

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January 11, 2022

5.0

Dr. Au is awesome, I like how she takes her time with her patients to go over everything, it’s never a rush! Dr.Au is always concern about her patients.

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January 11, 2022

5.0

I like Dr. Au! I have always felt comfortable with her and I put my trust in her especially when I have dark moments of panic. She takes good care of me.

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January 10, 2022

5.0

I’ve had her for over 15 years and she is excellent at what she does.

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January 10, 2022

5.0

Self assured

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December 30, 2021

5.0

Dr. Au listens and comes up with solutions and is concerned with my overall health.

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December 29, 2021

5.0

She was terrific ... thorough... reviewed my chart carefully

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December 28, 2021

5.0

Sincerely cares about your well being. Very professional, knowledgeable, and caring. Friendly with a great attitude!

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December 27, 2021

5.0

DR Au is caring smart and resourceful

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December 26, 2021

5.0

Dr Au takes her time when you are with her. She listens intently to your concerns and incorporates them in making her decisions if it is a reasonable request. The staff is second to none. They are personable and responsive to your requests.

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December 21, 2021

4.0

Responsive, focused on the issues at hand.

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December 21, 2021

5.0

I’m very happy to have Doctor Denise As my Doctor to me I think that she’s just the best and I would recommend her to anyone

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December 21, 2021

5.0

She was friendly and really took time to understand my needs. I really appreciated the time she spent with me and how she listened.

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December 18, 2021

5.0

Dr. Au takes the time to follow up with me for appointments and her knowledge of what is going on with me as a patient I truly appreciate, as well as the care that she gives me. She always has a plan

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December 18, 2021

5.0

She is so caring and interested in my welfare.

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December 15, 2021

5.0

She is very proactive. Always willing to help. She always returns my calls in a timely fashion

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December 15, 2021

5.0

Very caring, knowledgeable, answers all my questions, doesn’t make me feel rushed; everything you would want in a doctor!

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December 14, 2021

5.0

She was wonderful and puts you at ease right away.

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December 14, 2021

5.0

Did the job without fanfare. Liked her approach.

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December 13, 2021

5.0

Dr. Au is the BEST!!! She is always responsive when I have concerns and seems to really care about me. I have been her patient for 15 years+ and would go to no one else. She is a lot of the reason I chose NM for my medical care.

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December 11, 2021

5.0

I trust Dr. Au take care my Health.

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December 08, 2021

5.0

Dr Au was great! She was attentive and kind and never body shamed me

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December 07, 2021

5.0

She the best doctor

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December 07, 2021

4.0

Straightforward and attentive. Thorough in assessment and diagnosis.

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December 06, 2021

5.0

Thorough and informative

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December 04, 2021

5.0

Dr. Au is caring and concerned. She answered all my questions and we discussed the next appropriate steps.

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December 02, 2021

5.0

Excellent comprehensive care

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December 01, 2021

5.0

She is kind and thoughtful and never rushes

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November 30, 2021

5.0

She has been my doctor for many years and is the BEST. I trust her and admire her professionalism.

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November 29, 2021

4.0

RESPONSIVENESS AND LIKEABLE MANNER

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November 24, 2021

5.0

Out of all the internists I’ve had at Northwestern she is by far the best. Very thorough and investigative. She has recommended treatments and options to me that have never before been presented.

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November 23, 2021

5.0

Dr Au had a plan to cure my vertigo issues first by referring me to all the tests and specialists to rule out any major causes, then she carried out her plan to cure my symptoms and it worked. I am feeling a lot better now.

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November 23, 2021

5.0

She's wonderful. I've been lucky to have her as my doctor for 2 decades.

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November 20, 2021

5.0

Dr. Au has a wonderful ability to listen and advise in a very beneficial and compassionate manner. Results and notes were quickly received thoroughly explained. I felt at ease and am certain that I will receive great care with Dr. Au.

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November 20, 2021

5.0

She takes the time to know her patients and in doing so provides the best care possible.

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November 19, 2021

5.0

Dr. Au took a lot of time with me as a new patient to get to know me and understand my health background and concerns.

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November 16, 2021

5.0

First time I saw Dr. Au and thought she was very good. Thorough, pleasant and did not rush like some doctors can do.

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November 16, 2021

5.0

Dr Au shows lots of patience and put my concerns at ease and explained procedures that I may have to go through. She also shows compassion and very knowledgeable about her profession.

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November 15, 2021

5.0

Friendly, knowledgeable with a good sense of humor. Understood my medical condition and responded accordingly.

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November 04, 2021

5.0

Listens to you. Does not make you feel your beneath her.

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November 02, 2021

5.0

Clear explanation about the result of test

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October 18, 2021

5.0

See the above. Also, have been seeing Dr Au for many, many years. I always feel she knows me well and provides great continuity of care. When in the examining room, I always feel I’m the focus of her attention, and I appreciate that knowing how busy the office and her schedule are. .

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October 18, 2021

5.0

Dr Au is the best!

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October 18, 2021

5.0

Dr Au is willing to try different medications and doses.

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October 16, 2021

5.0

I was so impressed by Dr Au, that I'm ready to take to the streets and tell everybody how great I feel to have met her. She seems so capable, so sincere, and a bed-side manner hard to beat. I hope she is my doctor for life, for that would make me feel secure in her warm comfort.

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October 15, 2021

5.0

I love dr au I have been with her for over 10 years and she is awesome . She listens and takes her time to give the necessary care for me as a patient

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October 13, 2021

5.0

She’s been my wife’s doctor for years my regular doctor moved away couple years ago and I started seeing Dr. Au and I’m very satisfied.

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October 13, 2021

5.0

Provides excellent health care, listens for concerns and includes patient input in decisions about their health care.

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October 08, 2021

5.0

I love Dr. Au. She always listen to my needs and always try to help. She is the best doctor I have had at NW.

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October 06, 2021

5.0

Dr.Au is very thorough , and very respectful. I feel very comfortable with her and trust she is going to explore every avenue if a problem arises , and recommend whatever follow up /treatment will resolve the problem.

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October 05, 2021

5.0

Always makes sure you get all your shots and test needed.

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October 05, 2021

5.0

Thorough, interested in my history and concerns, knowledgeable, informative

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August 31, 2021

5.0

Shes a caring doctor.

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August 31, 2021

5.0

She takes the time to listen and get to know her patients, It is not just about the exam and the prescriptions being refilled.

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August 31, 2021

5.0

Dr. Au is thorough, knowledgeable, and professional.

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August 30, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable and caring.

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Disclosures

Denise K. Au, MD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

External Professional Relationships

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