Stephen B. Hanauer, MD

Stephen B. Hanauer, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Gastroenterology

Secondary Specialty

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine - 1977
Residency:
University of Chicago - 1981
Fellowships:
University of Chicago - 1982

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Board Certifications

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

Faculty Profile

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 

526 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

August 29, 2021

5.0

Dr Hannauer is a thorough and caring physician. He is always available to respond to any concerns or questions. His staff is also responsive. Hi highly recommend Dr Hannauer.

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August 29, 2021

5.0

He is patient and listens to your problems and advises accordingly. His expertise is unparalleled.

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August 29, 2021

5.0

He’s the expert! He’s world renowned and I trust him wholeheartedly!! He’s loving and caring! Great bedside manner. Gives me as much time at my appointments as I need. Responds very quickly whenever I send him a message.

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August 25, 2021

5.0

Consistent care and he listens and asks good questions!

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August 16, 2021

5.0

He is on the cutting edge of Crohn’s Disease!

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August 16, 2021

5.0

He is the best. He gives every patient his full attention and shows compassion. Not all doctors can do that

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August 08, 2021

5.0

Dr Hanauer is a great doctor. Very effective communication and care.

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August 06, 2021

5.0

A great guy and a great doctor!

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August 02, 2021

5.0

Dr. Hanauer has the best bedside manner, truly listens, and genuinely cares about his patients.

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July 28, 2021

5.0

Thorough and accurate and cares.

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July 26, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable and through listens to my concerns and takes time with me

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July 26, 2021

5.0

He is a great doctor

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July 26, 2021

0.0

He was completely dismissive and uncaring. He acted as if it was my fault I was suffering with abdominal pain.

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July 23, 2021

5.0

Extraordinary competence. Explanations are thorough and clear. Asks questions and listens carefully.

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July 22, 2021

5.0

He is an excellent man and doctor and I know my health is in excellent hands!

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July 21, 2021

5.0

He has kept me healthy for 28 years!

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July 19, 2021

5.0

He is the most personable doctor I have ever gone to. Never rushes you and answers all my questions in terms I can understand. He is worth the wait!!

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July 19, 2021

5.0

The best in world he’s brilliant

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July 19, 2021

5.0

Dr. Hanauer has prioritized me throughout the process and has put me on a positive, productive care plan.

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July 17, 2021

5.0

Dr. Hanauer is the gold standard in extraordinary skilled and compassionate care. I feel extremely fortunate to be treated by him, and I am at Northwestern because he is there.

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July 17, 2021

5.0

World's best!

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July 16, 2021

5.0

Dr. Hanauer is THE expert on my condition and I trust his judgment and expertise.

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July 14, 2021

5.0

The doctor is very knowledgeable and up front with me which I truly appreciate. He recognizes there are consequences of taking some medications long term and follows up with further testing to make sure there are no adverse effects of such.

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July 14, 2021

5.0

He’s the very best

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July 11, 2021

5.0

He is the BEST!!!

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July 07, 2021

5.0

Dr Hanauer is very encouraging and thorough.

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July 06, 2021

5.0

His vast experience and knowledge

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June 28, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable and caring doctor

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June 28, 2021

5.0

He’s the best in the business.

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June 24, 2021

5.0

Doctor Stephen Hanauer combines great expertise and a willingness to listen ,discuss and ability to connect. He is a wonderful Doctor.

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June 23, 2021

5.0

I have seen Dr. Hanauer for over 10 years and completely trust his advice.

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June 23, 2021

5.0

He has been my doctor for over 20 years and he is the best. Even if I moved out of state I would fly in to keep him as my doctor

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June 16, 2021

5.0

I cannot say enough about this man's knowledge in his specialty

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June 14, 2021

5.0

Extremely straightforward and knowledgeable of my experience personally. Excellent doctor.

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June 14, 2021

5.0

Expert in field

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June 09, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable, caring, informed of latest medical advancements, best in his field

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June 09, 2021

5.0

Amazing Doctor and even better person.

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June 09, 2021

5.0

Dr. Hanauer’s decisive treatment, backed with years of experience, was critical to the type of care I was looking for.

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June 07, 2021

5.0

He is God to me. This man saved my life!!!

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June 07, 2021

5.0

Excellent care Friendly and caring

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May 24, 2021

5.0

Bedside manners and trues to get to the root cause

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May 17, 2021

5.0

He is the BEST! And not only because he is the leading expert in his field, but because he truly cares about his patients. He responds quickly to all communication sent to him. He spends as much time as I need during all visits. He is confident and knowledgeable, and reassuring and kind. I will always trust only Dr H with my care!

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May 17, 2021

5.0

Dr Hanauer is the best there is. If there is a way to help someone, he will find it!

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May 16, 2021

5.0

He's the Michael Jordan of his field

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May 09, 2021

2.0

They made no effort to get my medical records prior to my visit and my Drs office sent them over weeks in advance

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May 07, 2021

5.0

Exceptionally knowledgeable,smart Common sensic!al. Yet Dow to Earth. Communicates well!

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May 05, 2021

5.0

He is the top in his field. Trust. Compassion.

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May 03, 2021

5.0

I have Crohn's disease, and he is the best at treating my condition.

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May 03, 2021

5.0

Dr Hanauer truly cares about his patients. He spends time and gets to know you and your health issues. He is the best!

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April 29, 2021

5.0

He personally deeply cares for his patients and encourages personal input. Highly qualified.

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April 28, 2021

5.0

Dr. Hanauer seems very knowledgeable, kind and friendly. He understands the importance of giving his opinion about GI issues.

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April 27, 2021

5.0

I like his manner and he was complete.

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April 26, 2021

5.0

He’s a top doc and I feel great since seeing him

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April 22, 2021

5.0

He is knowledgeable.

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April 21, 2021

4.0

Dr. Huff spent 45 minutes with me going through the history and writing it up on the computer. Dr. Hanauer got the briefing from him in a minute or less; so Dr. Hanauer didn't recite the story correctly on which to base his recommendation.

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April 20, 2021

5.0

Doctor Hanauer combines great expertise and a willingness to listen ,discuss and ability to connect. He is a wonderful Doctor!

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April 19, 2021

5.0

He is frank and to the point. He answers all your questions. He has resolved the problems I had for many years.

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April 17, 2021

5.0

Once again he really want to help me and he's doing just that.

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April 16, 2021

5.0

I trust him!

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April 16, 2021

5.0

Dr Hanauer got me through difficult times with my UC. He is a gem!

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April 14, 2021

5.0

Very caring, attentive and wise.

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April 14, 2021

5.0

He is a genius

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April 12, 2021

5.0

Dr. Hanauer has cured my stomach problem

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April 10, 2021

5.0

Dr. Hanauer is very knowledgeable and has helped me be stable for many years.

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April 09, 2021

5.0

Because my quality of life is better because of his treatment.

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April 08, 2021

5.0

Him and his understudy put me at ease and answered all my questions, wonderful explanation of everything, very highly recommend

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April 06, 2021

5.0

The very best in care, kindness and compassion.

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April 04, 2021

5.0

Personality and professionalism

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March 28, 2021

5.0

Is able to answer any question I answer and I know I am in good hands.

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March 24, 2021

5.0

He is very knowledgeable and truly cares about his patients.

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March 22, 2021

5.0

Long history together and I trust him

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March 21, 2021

5.0

Highly professional, wonderful caring doctor.

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March 19, 2021

5.0

I don't know any one better qualified to handle Crohn's.

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March 15, 2021

5.0

Best bedside manner. He takes the time with his patients to hear all their questions and answers them fully. Vet kind and very knowledgeable.

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March 11, 2021

5.0

At end of his career, would probably refer to a younger MD who will practice going forward

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March 10, 2021

5.0

The best

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March 05, 2021

4.0

He has excellent reputation. He listened to me without interrupting. I would give 10 but want to see how his recommendations work out.

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March 03, 2021

5.0

Extremely knowledgeable about his field.

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March 01, 2021

5.0

He is extremely knowledgeable about treatments and is genuinely concerned about my well-being.

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March 01, 2021

5.0

He always explains everything in great detail and make sure that I understand my treatment and care before I leave the office

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February 24, 2021

5.0

Competent and compassionate

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February 22, 2021

4.0

First time consult, seemed attentive and to care about my concerns. Will get a better idea of what is to come in the future after testing.

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February 22, 2021

5.0

Knows what he’s talking about

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February 20, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable, very caring, and prepared.

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February 15, 2021

5.0

Extremely knowledgeable, clear and confident in our plan. Also, supported with a strong team that were equally engaged and impressive.

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February 14, 2021

5.0

Dr. Hanauer is very thorough and methodical in explaining his thinking, his plan of care, asks great questions, and is a doctor that anyone would comfortable seeing.

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February 14, 2021

5.0

He truly cares about me. Super good at his job. Knowledge base is far superior! He cares about me.

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February 08, 2021

5.0

Sympathetic excellent physician

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February 07, 2021

5.0

Dr. Hanauer is the best doctor I have ever seen. He healed me and has the warmest demeanor

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February 02, 2021

5.0

Extremely competent and knowledgeable.

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January 27, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable, good communicator

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January 24, 2021

5.0

He is very thorough and caring and knowledgeable.

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January 13, 2021

5.0

I’ve been a patient for 30 years and I wouldn’t see anyone else. He is a brilliant physician and a wonderful person.

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January 05, 2021

5.0

Expertise

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January 04, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable, personable and friendly. Makes a stressful conversation much easier.

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January 01, 2021

5.0

Been my doctor for 30 years

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December 31, 2020

5.0

Excellent care.

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December 28, 2020

5.0

Very caring and understanding. His entire demeanor is that he’s there for his patients and will get you back to good health.

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December 25, 2020

5.0

He includes me in the decision making and is excellent in communicating.

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December 24, 2020

5.0

Professional, respectful, reassuring.

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