Gregory A. Dumanian, MD

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Primary Specialty

Plastic Surgery

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine - 1987
Residency:
Massachusetts General Hospital - 1992
UPMC Medical Education - 1995
Fellowships:
MedStar Health/Union Memorial Hospital - 1996

Languages Spoken

  • Armenian

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery - Plastic Surgery (Certified)
  • American Board of Surgery - Surgery (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

4.9
4.9 

830 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

95 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

95 Reviews

August 30, 2023

5.0

Very skilled and friendly doctor. Very happy with his work.

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August 30, 2023

5.0

Excellent Doctor and makes you feel at ease when addressing your problems and his approach to fixing them.

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August 30, 2023

5.0

Dr.Dumanian takes the times to listen. He asks easy questions, is kind and explains things well.

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August 29, 2023

5.0

Amazing doctor. Super nice

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August 29, 2023

5.0

He’s a very warm and nurturing doctor. He explains all procedures thoroughly in understandable terms. His skill level is outstanding. He listens and reacts accordingly to patients.

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August 23, 2023

5.0

Dr. Dumanian is kind, professional and so knowledgeable. Katie [ ] Is wonderful too. They work great together making their patients feel confident and comfortable during surgery and recovery.

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August 22, 2023

5.0

Great personality, very knowledgeable and excellent skills.

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August 22, 2023

5.0

His professionalism and knowledge are beyond measure!! And he is a nice guy!!

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August 21, 2023

5.0

Excellent treatment

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August 19, 2023

5.0

Dr Dumanian has a good way of explaining things, and he is very patient with questions. He made me feel very comfortable.

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August 17, 2023

5.0

Anesthesia went well and based on what I see and feel the doctor did excellent work. I will continue to heal and if I or anyone knows need a great surgeon I recommend him!

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August 17, 2023

5.0

He is absolutely the greatest Doctor I have worked with over 20 years of multiple surgeries. Great communication and skill.

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August 16, 2023

5.0

He was direct.

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August 16, 2023

5.0

Excellent doctor-Kind, caring and through

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August 15, 2023

5.0

He is a very good surgeon but not always the best listener.

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August 12, 2023

5.0

I will recommend and insist that anyone I know seeking a surgeon of Dr. Dumanian’s knowledge and expertise see this medical team.

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August 09, 2023

4.0

Can’t tell much in a brief encounter but I’m relying on his experience, expertise and high recommendations.

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August 08, 2023

5.0

Super sweet and nice doctor. Makes me feel good

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August 02, 2023

5.0

Dr. Dumanian is an outstanding surgeon. My surgery was a bit complicated and he explained everything thoroughly and answered all questions before surgery and follow up appointments

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July 31, 2023

5.0

Dr. Dumanian is extremely knowledgeable and has given us Hope. We are Blessed with his intelligence and are grateful for him in fixing my daughter who has post traumatic trigeminal neuropathy from a trauma.

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July 27, 2023

5.0

Dr. Dumanian takes time to explain everything thoroughly and answer all questions.

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July 26, 2023

5.0

Wish I could give Dr. Dumanian a higher score than a 10. Right from our first appointment I felt his honesty, compassion and love of his Plastic Surgery profession. I am amazed at the result of a complicated surgery. His professionalism and kindness are so evident .

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July 21, 2023

5.0

Dr. Dumanian is excellent and compassionate physician and surgeon

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July 20, 2023

4.0

A previous hernia repair went well. Just felt rushed during this appt.

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July 19, 2023

5.0

He is an amazing doctor!

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July 19, 2023

5.0

Professionalism experience and kindness

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July 19, 2023

5.0

Dr Dumanian has the best bedside manner and is extremely knowledgeable and talented; I trust him and his decisions.

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July 19, 2023

5.0

Great bedside manor & excellent surgeon

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July 18, 2023

5.0

I have the upmost confidence in Dr. Dumanian’s knowledge and skill as a surgeon. He is also patient and kind.

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July 17, 2023

5.0

Anyone who can receive care from Dr. Gregory Dumanian should thank their lucky stars. Dr. Dumanian didn’t leave a stone unturned when he did my surgery. He went above and beyond to make sure my results are 110%.

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July 17, 2023

5.0

The best doctor

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July 17, 2023

5.0

Dr. Dumanian knows his patience and cares deeply about them. He is a remarkable surgeon, not only tremendously skilled, but extremely caring. He has mastered the science and art of healing.

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July 13, 2023

5.0

See above. The surgery was easy. Recovery was easy.

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July 12, 2023

5.0

Expert in his field

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July 12, 2023

5.0

All the reasons are listed above. I would definitely recommend Dr. Dumanian to all my family and friends.

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July 11, 2023

5.0

Very nice and caring Doctor

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July 10, 2023

5.0

Did a great job from start to finish and explained everything very clearly.

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July 05, 2023

5.0

He’s the Best Surgeon Ever!!!!

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July 05, 2023

5.0

Can't say enough about this doctor. He is smart efficient and knows what he is doing. Very confident and puts you right at ease.

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July 04, 2023

5.0

He is kind and supportive, as well as knowledgeable.

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July 03, 2023

5.0

10+++++++....I live in Idaho, yet, flew all the way to Chicago just for Dr. Dumanian. I feel completely at ease because he knows "his stuff!!!:)....

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July 03, 2023

5.0

He provided his expertise in taking a layer of omentum from my belly, and using it to protect my rectum during radiation.

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June 27, 2023

5.0

He is The Best. He cares about me, and offers suggestions for.my best care.

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June 22, 2023

5.0

Quick, concise, on time

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June 20, 2023

5.0

He really seems to care about his patients

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June 19, 2023

5.0

He is wizard of anything to do with phantom nerve pain.

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June 15, 2023

5.0

He gives you all the time in the world with empathy. He can make you feel you're his only patient.

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June 14, 2023

5.0

Dr Dumanian is understanding and addresses your issue head on. I love how he is direct and explains the why it the situation

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June 13, 2023

5.0

Smart professional and kind

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June 10, 2023

5.0

Fantastic bedside manner, extremely skilled

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June 07, 2023

5.0

He is caring and explains everything in a way that you understand each step

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June 07, 2023

5.0

Outstanding in his care!!!

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June 07, 2023

5.0

Very personable very knowledgeable very thorough

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June 07, 2023

5.0

He doesn’t beat around the bush. Tell you like it is, and fixes it.

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June 06, 2023

5.0

Just the most reassuring professional doctor I have met in a long time.

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June 06, 2023

5.0

Same as above. I've been suffering for a year and a half. Now I have hope.

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May 31, 2023

3.0

He seemed honest.

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May 31, 2023

5.0

I’ve met with Dr. Dumanian several times prior to my procedure and each with each visit I was convinced that he was the right doctor for me. He is thorough and knowledgeable. I never felt pressured into any particular procedure.

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May 29, 2023

5.0

I believe he will do the best job possible for. his patients

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May 28, 2023

5.0

He's very confident and experienced.

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May 26, 2023

5.0

He is very professional and caring. I like the outcome of my surgery.

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May 25, 2023

5.0

Great bedside manor Understanding asked questions and gave treatment options I expected.

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May 24, 2023

5.0

Excellent physician. Has treated both my wife and I. Proactive. Very good communicator. He and his team very responsive.

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May 24, 2023

5.0

He gave me hope I don’t have to live with my huge hernia for rest of my life and he can fix it. I went for the surgery. Now after 4 weeks I have no pain and no hernia. He did great job and I will be always grateful to him for his care. He is very professional, easy to talk to him . He deserves many more 10 th that you allowed me to give him.

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May 24, 2023

5.0

He is thorough, explains everything and truly a very caring man

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May 23, 2023

5.0

He took the time to go over my concerns

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May 23, 2023

5.0

Dr. Dumanian is so caring and excellent at what he does.

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May 21, 2023

5.0

Thoughtful kind professional with your best interest at heart.

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May 19, 2023

5.0

Dr Dumanian is a fantastic doctor. He takes the time to listen to you and explains what he can do to help.

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May 16, 2023

5.0

Very knowledgeable doctor and kind all the time.

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May 15, 2023

5.0

I feel blessed to know Dr. Dumanian. He is very compassionate, with best bed side manners and is an amazing Surgeon. Explained my whole procedure thoroughly with ease and care.

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May 13, 2023

5.0

Dr Dumanian is easy to trust. His expertise is unmatched, his abilities are fantastic. His bedside manner is kind and confident.

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May 12, 2023

5.0

Very knowledgeable

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May 11, 2023

5.0

He was very kind in answering my concerns, I felt calm and I trust him fully.

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May 10, 2023

4.0

He’s good at the technical side of his job. I do not feel like he wants to answer questions or concerns.

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May 09, 2023

5.0

Very nice and professional

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May 01, 2023

5.0

Dr Dumanian staf is awesome I feel very comfyrtable

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April 29, 2023

5.0

Helped me without having to do surgery.

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April 27, 2023

5.0

Professionalism

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April 26, 2023

5.0

He was extremely informative every step of the way. I knew what to except and felt like I understood what was happening. He welcomed questions and treated me with thoughtful care.

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April 26, 2023

5.0

Dr Dumanian is kind, professional, extremely knowledgeable, and confident.

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April 26, 2023

5.0

He is the best

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April 26, 2023

5.0

He is compassionate, jovial, efficient and reasonable and is willing to give recommendations, which is very helpful.

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April 25, 2023

5.0

He is a charming, sensitive and intelligent professional.

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April 25, 2023

5.0

I like that he reached out to me personally, not through his staff to discuss my test results.

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April 25, 2023

5.0

Best doctor

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April 24, 2023

5.0

I have not had my surgery yet but I feel confident in the Doctor and staff and NW. Dr. Dumanian answered all my questions, explained the surgery, and showed me the mesh suture used in the procedure along with the risks. My case does not seem overly complicated, I have a small tear in my linea alba just above my navel.

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April 24, 2023

5.0

Good result, best care.

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April 19, 2023

5.0

Explained procedure in understandable terms

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April 19, 2023

5.0

Very friendly and excellent bedside manner. Extremely thorough and obviously cares about his patients.

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April 19, 2023

5.0

Dr. Dumanian is an excellent doctor. He is the best at what he does. He is very caring and he explains the procedure in a manner i can understand. He is very knowledgeable. He is extremely nice. I am so happy to be his patient.

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April 19, 2023

5.0

Caring, attentive to details, listen and answer all my questions.

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April 19, 2023

5.0

Dr. Dumanian is exactly what I’ve been looking for in a surgeon. He was prepared to have a conversation and he has an excellent bedside manner, but most of all he was confident and I left feeling encouraged

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April 18, 2023

5.0

Dr Dumanian always asks if I am happy with the outcome of the procedures he has performed. He truly cares

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April 18, 2023

5.0

Demonstrates keen understanding of his craft and his patients’ trepidation; EXTREMELY current on techniques, trials, and methods; his staff and colleagues like him.

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  • Advanced Suture
  • Mesh Suture Inc.

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  • Checkpoint Surgical, Inc
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