Michael J. Cuttica, MD

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Primary Specialty

Pulmonology

Secondary Specialty

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine - 2001
Residency:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2004
Fellowships:
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center - 2005
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2006
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center - 2008

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Critical Care Medicine (Certified)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Associate 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
Palos Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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5.0
5.0 

563 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

87 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

87 Reviews

August 28, 2023

5.0

Respectful, thorough discussion and exam

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August 28, 2023

5.0

Very knowledgeable

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August 24, 2023

5.0

Very good at explaining things. Pleasant and thorough. Spend enough, time-didn’t rush me.

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August 23, 2023

5.0

Really appreciated the time he took with us to fully explain my condition and possible next steps.

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August 19, 2023

5.0

a gem of a doctor, surgeon, practitioner...

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August 17, 2023

5.0

Professional, explains in details, talks at a level east to understand and willingness to explain more if requested

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August 16, 2023

5.0

Above board with his care and expertise.

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July 24, 2023

5.0

Dr. Michael Cuttica is an excellent Dr, very caring answers any questions and concerns . He is also the top of his field. Meaning you are receiving the best care with him.

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July 18, 2023

5.0

He is very patient, very good at explaining the complicated disease and how it affects me.

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July 16, 2023

5.0

Dr. Cuttica is very thorough and reviews things very clearly and makes great suggestions.

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July 10, 2023

5.0

He’s knowledgeable friendly and takes his time

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July 07, 2023

5.0

Dr. Cuttica is easy to talk to and he gives me time to ask questions. Best of all he explains things so they are understandable.

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July 05, 2023

5.0

His is the leading Dr.in this field.

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July 03, 2023

5.0

He’s thorough and he listens.

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June 29, 2023

5.0

Dr. Cuttica and his fellow were so thorough, helpful and caring, took their time with me and made sure i understood everything.

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June 26, 2023

5.0

Very polite, caring and understanding

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June 25, 2023

5.0

He was very personable and explained in common language what was happening. His consultation was the very best and exactly what we needed.

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June 22, 2023

5.0

As a patient, I appreciated Dr. Cuttica taking time to thoroughly explain my lung issues. I will be following up for further tests and procedures. I’m grateful.

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June 20, 2023

5.0

Good communicator, resolved my issue.

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June 19, 2023

5.0

Excellent patient care

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June 19, 2023

5.0

Dr. Cuttica is a good listener and communicator.

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June 15, 2023

5.0

Questions are invited and answered

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June 14, 2023

5.0

Explained to me well with patient.

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June 14, 2023

5.0

Great professional care !

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June 14, 2023

5.0

He takes time to explain things and shows you the scan, x-rays, etc. He goes over what is to be expected and sets out a plan with you. He doesn't rush you.

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May 29, 2023

5.0

He is interested in solving the problem and knowledgeable in this area of study

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May 25, 2023

5.0

Explanations are excellent. Allowed me to make decision for further procedures. He runs a good team. I pleasure to work with all the staff.

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May 22, 2023

5.0

Trustworthy.

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May 19, 2023

5.0

Excellent communications with patient regarding patient’s health care.

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May 15, 2023

5.0

He knows all about the new treatments for PHA. He answers all questions I have ever asked him, all in language that I can understand.

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May 15, 2023

5.0

Professional, on time, explains things throughout, includes me in decisions about my health . Can't get much better to be honest

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May 15, 2023

5.0

Good initial conservation about my complicated case.

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May 12, 2023

5.0

Gave clear understanding of the results of my tests, my condition and my likely treatment options. Answered all of my questions and took the time to ensure I was able to ask those questions.

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May 11, 2023

5.0

Takes time to listen and explain my medical issues to me!

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May 11, 2023

5.0

Dr Cuttica explains clearly and has a caring manner

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May 01, 2023

5.0

Knows what he is talking about and always listens.

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April 28, 2023

5.0

Great man; holistic view; explained things so I could understand.

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April 27, 2023

5.0

He's focused, doesn't rush you, covers all the bases, sees the broad picture, and is proactive about including other doctors as required.

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April 26, 2023

5.0

Personable, took time No rushing.

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April 21, 2023

5.0

He is willing to spend time with his patients and explain options in an understandable way. Very friendly and easy to talk to.

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April 17, 2023

5.0

Spent enough time to answer ALL my questions, thorough explanation of my plan of care. Very responsive through web sight when I need to talk to him.

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April 17, 2023

5.0

He was so kind. He made me feel welcomed and I knew he was not only hearing me he was also listening.

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April 13, 2023

5.0

Dr Cuttica is a kind, fair and always does what he says he is going to do. He is very knowledgeable about my health care and even though I am from out of town he keeps in direct contact with me and my local doctors.

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April 13, 2023

5.0

Great doctor who relates to people.

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April 11, 2023

4.0

Dr Cuttica s very professional and Thorough at explaining information on layman terms.

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April 10, 2023

5.0

Dr. Cuttica really listens and tells you what your best treatment options are.

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April 03, 2023

5.0

He knows his stuff

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April 02, 2023

5.0

Dr Cuttica listens and explains things well to me. He demonstrates compassion.

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March 31, 2023

5.0

Kind, knowledgeable and proactive.

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March 29, 2023

5.0

His Knowledge

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March 27, 2023

5.0

Doctor is knowledgeable, he always takes his time to answer patients questions. He really cares about all his patients.

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March 25, 2023

5.0

Knowledgeable, interested and engaged.

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March 14, 2023

5.0

Not only is he exceptional in his field, his bedside manners and empathy towards patients is like no other. He always takes the time to explain situations in a way we understand and also provides medical option treatments.

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March 08, 2023

5.0

New patient appointment. He listened carefully, he explained things very well, he gave me confidence in moving my care to NW. He's got the expertise I believe I need.

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March 08, 2023

5.0

He’s thorough, answers all your questions, friendly, knowledgeable and wise, and kind! Great doctor!

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March 08, 2023

5.0

He is very thorough and knowledgeable.

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March 07, 2023

5.0

Knowledgeable and caring

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February 28, 2023

5.0

Great doctor!

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February 27, 2023

5.0

Knowledgeable and caring

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February 10, 2023

5.0

He communicates so well! Super helpful! The best!

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February 07, 2023

5.0

He is best

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February 02, 2023

5.0

Dr Cuttica takes his time in explaining why and how a procedure will work for me as an individual.

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February 02, 2023

5.0

Thoughtful

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February 01, 2023

5.0

Dr. Cuttica, is a very good doctor that shows concern for me and my health. He listens to me with patience and explains my health to me so that I can understand what is happening. I wouldn’t trade him for the world

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February 01, 2023

5.0

Spending a lot of time with me and was incredibly informative.

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January 30, 2023

5.0

He is knowledgeable in his field and kind and caring.

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January 25, 2023

5.0

He took time and explained everything in detail.He is looking at the big picture with my problem and taking a conservative approach with other options.He is also very easy to talk to and understand and makes you feel completely comfortable in his approach.

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January 24, 2023

5.0

Skilled, knowledgeable, communicates well & at your level

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January 17, 2023

5.0

I believe he is incredible knowledgeable on all pulmonary health.

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January 17, 2023

5.0

Very thorough

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January 14, 2023

5.0

skillful, personable surgeon who listens...

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January 13, 2023

5.0

DR. Cuttica, is thouogh, presents as compassionate and explains things in detail to you. He also does not mine answering your questions.

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January 12, 2023

5.0

He took his time to make sure I knew what was happening and why I was receiving certain medications.

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January 08, 2023

5.0

He is a very caring and knowledgeable Doctor who really listens to his patients concerns.

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January 05, 2023

5.0

He is thorough, knowledgeable I feel I can trust him.

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January 05, 2023

5.0

He’s a wonderful Doctor

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December 29, 2022

5.0

He's and awesome doctor

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December 29, 2022

5.0

Knowledgeable, explains well, understands my concerns.

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December 19, 2022

5.0

Dr. Cuttica takes very good care of my health and explains what is next clearly.

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December 19, 2022

5.0

He’s thorough and knowledgeable

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December 11, 2022

5.0

Personable, expertise in pulmonary hypertension

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December 05, 2022

4.0

Dr. Cuttica is very personable and easy to talk to. He explains in detail and although I already know a lot of what is going on, I appreciate it.

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November 30, 2022

5.0

Thorough, good at listening and explaining

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November 30, 2022

5.0

Excellent doctor. He explains everything, answers my questions, and takes the time to thoroughly go over my tests and results.

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November 28, 2022

5.0

He’s an outstanding specialist, listens to my questions and responds in layman’s terms. Dr Cuttica also is very knowledgeable in his field. He’s also professional, courteous & friendly.

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November 16, 2022

5.0

Knowledgeable, open about sharing information and explaining things very well.

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November 15, 2022

5.0

Bed side manner and seem very caring

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