John F. Golan, MD

John F. Golan, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Vascular Surgery

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Practice Focus Areas

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine - 1978
Residency:
Loyola University Medical Center - 1983
Fellowships:
Baylor University Medical Center - 1984

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery - Vascular Surgery (Certified)

Practice Groups and Affiliations

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

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

522 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

August 31, 2021

5.0

Excellent surgeon, caring and compassionate!

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August 31, 2021

5.0

Very thorough and caring

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August 30, 2021

5.0

Very informative and not overtly alarming in any way.

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August 27, 2021

5.0

I like the doctors personal manners. I’ve been treated before.

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August 23, 2021

5.0

Special professional expertise always in every way! Thank you.

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August 21, 2021

5.0

Physician is caring and listens to concerns.

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August 20, 2021

5.0

Does an excellent job, very personable.

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August 18, 2021

5.0

Very thorough and approachable. Great bedside manner.

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August 12, 2021

5.0

Very pleased and satisfied.

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August 12, 2021

5.0

He was great! Did the whole procedure within a short time frame and was very gentle and careful the whole time

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August 08, 2021

5.0

Because he is very caring and empathetic, and has helped me with Vascular problems.

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August 06, 2021

5.0

You could not ask for a better Dr

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August 06, 2021

5.0

Expertise, knowledge and personal care.

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August 06, 2021

5.0

Been seeing him for 12-15 years.

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August 06, 2021

5.0

Wonderful doctor. He was thorough, explained everything.

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August 06, 2021

5.0

He is incredibly knowledgeable. He has taught the best and I wouldn’t even consider going to veins clinics of America!

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August 06, 2021

5.0

his years of experience!

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August 04, 2021

5.0

Dr Golan and his staff go beyond being excellent.

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August 03, 2021

5.0

Good care and skills

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August 03, 2021

5.0

Dr. Golan appears to have diagnosed my problem.

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August 03, 2021

5.0

Personable, efficient (you won’t sit around waiting for things to happen) and really good at what he does.

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August 02, 2021

5.0

The best surgeon, and 100 percent available after surgery.

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July 30, 2021

5.0

Dr. Golan was recommended to me and I was not disappointed.

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July 30, 2021

5.0

None better! Very kind and caring. Has great concern for the patient. No rushing - will answer questions

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July 29, 2021

5.0

Professional. Caring. Takes an interest. I’m a person not a thing

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July 27, 2021

5.0

John Golan is the most accomplished vascular surgeon on the north shore

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July 26, 2021

5.0

Positive experience

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July 23, 2021

5.0

He's treated my family in the past with all excellent results very knowledgeable and a genuinely good man.

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July 23, 2021

5.0

Already told you. Very professional. Fun to talk to. Explains things simply.

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July 20, 2021

5.0

Kind, caring, professional, and I have complete trust in his knowledge and ability

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July 20, 2021

5.0

Accommodating knowledgeable

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July 20, 2021

5.0

Dr Golan's approach made me feel comfortable with my procedure and confident in his skills.

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July 18, 2021

5.0

exceptionally competent and very helpful

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July 18, 2021

5.0

Competent and kind

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July 16, 2021

5.0

knowledgeable,experience and very pleasant manner

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July 13, 2021

5.0

Friendly and professional

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July 13, 2021

5.0

He impressed me as being extremely competent. He took the the time to listen to my concerns & explained his findings calmly in lay-person terms. I consider myself quite fortunate to have him as one of my physicians.

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July 12, 2021

5.0

Dr Golan makes sure u are check well

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July 12, 2021

5.0

I simply trust Dr. Golan and his expert diagnostic skills.

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July 08, 2021

5.0

I think Dr Golan is a competent, knowledgable, and caring medical professional.

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July 07, 2021

5.0

He is very thorough.

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July 07, 2021

5.0

He listened. He didn’t rush me. I have had an ankle injury for a year and a half. He looked at photos before and after surgery. He gave me his opinion but also ordered tests. I felt that I was in good hands. He offered compassion, not a “fix�.

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July 06, 2021

5.0

He’s very caring, experienced and approachable

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July 06, 2021

5.0

Well qualified and I appreciate his frankness.

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July 02, 2021

5.0

He was friendly, compassionate and thorough in his explanation of the procedure and options.

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July 02, 2021

5.0

Answered all questions.

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July 01, 2021

5.0

The best!

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July 01, 2021

5.0

I am very confident that Dr. Golan provided me with the best care. I am thrilled with the results, better than I expected.

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June 30, 2021

5.0

Already provided in previous question

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June 29, 2021

5.0

Excellent surgeon.

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June 28, 2021

5.0

Great bedside manner. Knowledgeable and listens and takes what you say seriously with out making you feel you said something crazy.

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June 24, 2021

5.0

I was referred to Dr.Golan when he was in his own practice. He is a very experienced, kind and comforting physician. He gives you time, listens to your questions and concerns and never makes you feel like the clock is running to get you out the door. He reminds me of physicians I saw when growing up.

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June 24, 2021

5.0

Great service from Dr Golan

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June 23, 2021

5.0

Easy to communicate with gives full attention

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June 21, 2021

5.0

good all around dr

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June 21, 2021

5.0

Outstanding and competent doctor

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June 17, 2021

5.0

Local, Efficient and top notch care

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June 15, 2021

5.0

He’s the best!

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June 14, 2021

5.0

Highly experienced, makes conservative treatment recommendations

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June 14, 2021

5.0

Excellent doctor, good listener.

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June 10, 2021

5.0

Excellent care

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June 08, 2021

5.0

Helpful

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June 07, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable, thorough and caring

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June 04, 2021

5.0

Porque me inspiró mucha confianza y profesionalismo.

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June 04, 2021

5.0

Wonderful Dr, with so much experience. Kind, great at what he does. Makes you feel there is no better place to get this done.

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June 04, 2021

5.0

Doctor Golin is very educated in the vascular area of expertise.

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June 03, 2021

5.0

He, so far, has given thorough, good care, and with good results. I am looking forward to seeing how my results from today’s procedure will be. I like his personality and he seems very experienced and confident about his work, yet very approachable and willing to discuss the issues.

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June 02, 2021

5.0

Got great info

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June 01, 2021

5.0

Great doctor

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May 27, 2021

5.0

Dr. Golan is amazing. He’s so knowledgeable. He’s patient and truly cares about his patients.

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May 27, 2021

5.0

he is very conscientious.

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May 26, 2021

5.0

This is the first time I saw Dr Golan. He immediately put my concerns at ease and recommended a reasonable approach to care.

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May 24, 2021

5.0

Dr. Golan is a great doctor

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May 21, 2021

5.0

Easy to communicate my concerns.

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May 20, 2021

5.0

Best personality and very professional

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May 20, 2021

5.0

What an angel

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May 19, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable, friendly, and nice.

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May 18, 2021

5.0

he was very nice

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May 18, 2021

5.0

He was very thorough in his diagnosis

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May 17, 2021

5.0

Knows what he is doing.

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May 15, 2021

5.0

He is a great diagnostician. He explains everything in terms I understand. He asks questions, and I feel heard.

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May 15, 2021

5.0

Never feel rushed. Takes time to explain.

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May 13, 2021

5.0

He is a great doctor and a wonderful man.

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May 12, 2021

5.0

Explained everything very well

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May 11, 2021

5.0

Everything good

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May 11, 2021

5.0

Caring, precise, knowledgeable, skilled, reassuring and a wonderful doctor

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May 11, 2021

5.0

The procedure was less invasive. Than thought. Dr. Is very good. I have faith. Everything will turn out right.

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May 10, 2021

5.0

Very good explanation. Very pleasant to discuss your health problem

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May 07, 2021

5.0

Very professional

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May 07, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable and professional

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May 06, 2021

5.0

Dr. Golan was very friendly and explained each step of treatment

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May 04, 2021

5.0

Full confidence in the excellent care he provides

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May 04, 2021

5.0

His overall demeanor allowed me to be totally relaxed and I felt 100% confident in his ability and knowledge.

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May 04, 2021

5.0

Great demeanor, comforting and talks you through the surgery.

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April 17, 2021

5.0

Great Dr.

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April 16, 2021

5.0

Explains options and procedure clearly. Professional and personable

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April 16, 2021

5.0

Informative. Gentle

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April 12, 2021

5.0

I have been with Dr Golan since 2005

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November 12, 2020

5.0

Dr. Golan took the time to listen to my history and understand my concerns.

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November 11, 2020

5.0

He is kind and knowledgeable.

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