John R. Andrews, MD

John R. Andrews, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Colon and Rectal Surgery

Secondary Specialty

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine - 1985
Residency:
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago - 1991
Fellowships:
Cook County Health and Hospitals System - 1992

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery - Colon & Rectal Surgery (Certified)
  • American Board of Surgery - Surgery (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Health System Clinician, 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:
Grayslake Ambulatory Surgery Center
Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

123 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

96 Reviews

November 15, 2020

5.0

Dr Andrews always takes time to explain his findings and answer questions. He does so in a manner that is unhurried and thoughtful of the patient. I couldn't have a better physician.

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November 13, 2020

5.0

Dr. Andrews seemed to truly care. Works quick and is clear in his goals.

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November 13, 2020

5.0

Well taken care of.

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November 13, 2020

5.0

Answered all my questions. Even answered many I didn't ask.

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November 12, 2020

5.0

carefully explains each step being taken

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November 12, 2020

5.0

They are very sensitive to my mother's needs due to Alzheimer's /dementia

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November 11, 2020

5.0

Great doctor. Takes time to answer questions. Very good doctor!

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November 11, 2020

5.0

He was very engaging and easy to talk to. He spoke, and even drew a diagram, of what was happening and how to handle the situation. Everything was easy to comprehend & I felt at ease with him.

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November 11, 2020

5.0

The staff and facility were great.

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November 05, 2020

5.0

Dr. Andrews is personable and professional. He advised a conservative approach and the procedures he performed have been successful.

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November 05, 2020

5.0

Very clean modern facility and efficient staff.

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November 04, 2020

5.0

Everyone was very nice.

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November 04, 2020

5.0

Dr andrews was awesome! The staff was also very accommodating.

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November 02, 2020

5.0

Good care. Good bedside manner. Well run office.

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November 02, 2020

5.0

Facility and staff are 1st rate.

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October 30, 2020

5.0

Professional, highly skilled surgeon (I've used him before)

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October 30, 2020

5.0

MyChart easy to navigate. Clean, convenient facility. Thoughtful staff

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October 27, 2020

5.0

Dr. Andrews is experienced and has clear explanations for decisions

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October 27, 2020

5.0

Very Professional

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October 26, 2020

5.0

I was taken care of very well by Dr Andrew's.

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October 26, 2020

5.0

Very professional.

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October 26, 2020

5.0

He was very helpful and concerned

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October 26, 2020

5.0

Dr. Andrews was kind and very competent my first visit with him was an emergency and he saw me within two hours of my called to my primary care physician for a anal abscess. He was equally as kind and competent during two postoperative visits,, I was a hospital CEO for 38 years and would highly recommend Dr. Andrews.

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October 26, 2020

5.0

Spent time explaining everything too me

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October 26, 2020

5.0

Very nice dr

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October 26, 2020

5.0

Very professional staff and physician

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October 25, 2020

5.0

Patients need knowledgeable physicians who can get to the cause for proper diagnosis and treatment.

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October 25, 2020

5.0

This is my first ever visit as referred by my PCP Dr. Zallik. I found Dr. Andrews to be a very courteous surgeon, who is compassionate, knowledgeable and caring, and explained to me what is to be done.

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October 21, 2020

5.0

Listened carefully to all my questions

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October 21, 2020

5.0

Great care

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October 21, 2020

5.0

He is highly recommended by friends and he is doing a good job on me.

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October 21, 2020

5.0

I have a few surgeries with lake forest hospital and now Northwestern and they take good care of me

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October 14, 2020

5.0

Very professional

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October 14, 2020

5.0

Great surgeon.

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October 14, 2020

5.0

You did a great job.

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October 07, 2020

5.0

John Andrews is straightforward and extremely easy to work with. In and out in 12 min.

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September 30, 2020

5.0

Has great bed side manner, explains things well.

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September 30, 2020

5.0

Through compassion

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September 30, 2020

5.0

Berry empathetic

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September 29, 2020

5.0

quick, efficient, sensitive to patient dignity

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September 25, 2020

5.0

Please see above review

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September 25, 2020

5.0

Firstly, Dr. Andrews and his assistant Tonya are friendly, professional, and understandable. The office staff is efficient and the waiting area and patient rooms are very clean. Lastly, Dr. Andrews' skill and knowledge has improved my medical condition greatly, which has added to the quality of my life!

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September 23, 2020

5.0

A very caring doctor. Truly listens to euro has your best interest in mind Charles you everything you need to know

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September 21, 2020

5.0

He is a great doctor.

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September 21, 2020

5.0

Dr. Andrews was great. So nice, and explained everything so I understood it.

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September 20, 2020

5.0

Doctor is excellent with great knowledge and bedside manner.

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September 18, 2020

5.0

Dr Andrews is the BEST doctor!!! He is caring and explains everything!!!! Rita

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September 16, 2020

5.0

He is the best

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September 16, 2020

5.0

Great doctor nice team

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September 14, 2020

5.0

Nice and friendly. Explains things well.

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September 13, 2020

5.0

Very polite amazing bed side manners and very thorough with conversation and answers to my questions

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September 13, 2020

5.0

Everything was super clean and staff was super friendly

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September 09, 2020

5.0

Very kind, likable and helpful. Look forward to working with him.

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September 09, 2020

5.0

Impressive Doctor. One area of concern: There were too many people in the waiting room at the same time. Would prefer to wait outside and get a text when they are ready for me. A man came in with his caregiver and she was allowed to stay even though she should have been asked to wait outside. A bit uncomfortable. But the doctor was great and that was why I was there.

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September 07, 2020

5.0

i think he is the best.

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September 07, 2020

5.0

timely, relaxed,informative and painless. a very friendly atmosphere.

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September 03, 2020

5.0

BVery professional. Gives full explanations and advice.

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September 03, 2020

5.0

It was my first visit & I only went in for a consultation. The staff in the office was friendly and accommodating. Dr. Andrews was attentive, listened to everything I said and answered all my questions. I did not feel rushed and would see him again if I needed to.

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August 30, 2020

5.0

One of the best DoctorS that I ever had! Explains the medical process to the patient in layman's terms. Answers questions clearly. Makes excellent recommendations for treatment. Straight and to the point. Nice bedside manner.

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August 30, 2020

5.0

Dr. Andrews is a wonderful and caring doctor.

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August 26, 2020

5.0

Very thorough, very caring doctor.

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August 24, 2020

5.0

Excellent care and follow up

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August 24, 2020

5.0

Doc saved me from cancer 15 years ago. My current situation brings me back to him as other Doctors hesitated.

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August 16, 2020

5.0

He was very nice

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August 13, 2020

5.0

Excellent skills, technique, and very professional...

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August 10, 2020

5.0

Dr Andrews is very professional and has a calm, reassuring demeanor.

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August 06, 2020

5.0

Dr Andrews is a trusted, caring professional who make the patient feel at ease and communicates thoroughly about their condition.

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July 22, 2020

5.0

Dr. Andrews' were very welcoming and professional. I was put immediately at ease. Dr. Andrews is a kind and patient physician. He listened to my concerns, and addressed them all. I never felt hurried.

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July 22, 2020

5.0

Very thorough in explaining what needs to be done and what to expect. Also, very kind.

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July 17, 2020

5.0

Dr. Andrews was communicative, informed, clear, friendly, timely, and I did not feel rushed at all.

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July 13, 2020

5.0

Very professional!

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July 09, 2020

5.0

Dr explained every detail about procedure. Very professional and caring. He and his staff very nice in every way. My surgical experience was perfect.

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July 08, 2020

5.0

Kindness shown listening generally impressed,questions answered friendly and most of all knowledgeable .

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July 08, 2020

5.0

Excellent care

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July 01, 2020

5.0

Dr. Andrews is always thorough, asking questions I don't always think about. He is very caring and puts me at ease. Can't say enough good things about him.

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July 01, 2020

4.0

Prompt, thorough and easy to understand.

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June 30, 2020

5.0

Thorough, explains situation on level you can understand, lets you know what your options are, and is very courteous and respectful.

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June 28, 2020

5.0

Dr. Andrews took a lot of time to explain everything to me. He even drew diagrams so I could understand the surgery I have to have. I'm terrified but feel very comfortable with him.

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June 24, 2020

5.0

He explain everything to me really good he was very nice

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June 24, 2020

5.0

It was best experience

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June 22, 2020

5.0

Timely, welcoming and open to sharing

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June 19, 2020

5.0

Efficient friendly professional compassionate informative during exam and procedures

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June 18, 2020

5.0

Dr. Andrews makes a patient feel comfortable in a very uncomfortable.position. He is professional, doesn't make an individual feel rushed, and is willing to answer questions.

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June 18, 2020

5.0

Great doctor !!!!!The best

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June 15, 2020

5.0

I have been able to count on Dr Andrews surgery to get me through some troublesome times and his house call was helpful in being able to weather my hernia till this virus is past

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June 12, 2020

5.0

It was very easy to connect with Dr. Andrews and he was very attentive and listened carefully as I addressed all my issues and concerns.

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June 10, 2020

5.0

We was warm and friendly.

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June 10, 2020

4.0

The doctor seemed knowledgeable, but I need a follow up visit.

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June 10, 2020

4.0

The doctor seemed knowledgeable, but I need a follow up visit.

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June 08, 2020

5.0

Took time to figure out what's going on with you. A very caring doctor. Giving you all your options explaining everything very well

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June 03, 2020

5.0

Compassionate informative took the time to answer my questions doctor was calm and just wonderful I have the utmost confidence in him

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June 03, 2020

5.0

My only experience was when I had surgery by Dr. A. the surgical care was great I felt rather calm confident in good hands.

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June 03, 2020

5.0

The surgery went as described and he called my wife both before and after, and we discussed all of my questions during my follow-up.

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June 03, 2020

5.0

Dr. Andrews is an excellent surgeon, and provides thorough followups. He answers questions in a manner that is easy to understand.

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June 03, 2020

5.0

trustworthy

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June 03, 2020

5.0

So professional and courteous to the needs and concerns of mine! Would recommend to my family and friends in a heartbeat!

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