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

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 

152 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

131 Reviews

November 09, 2020

5.0

He is so thorough and caring . And I feel comfortable with his treatment

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November 09, 2020

5.0

Promptness , and efficient but caring manner to patient

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November 04, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hanauer is knowledgeable and thoughtful and the other doctors and medical staff and staff are reliable and responsive.

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November 03, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hanauer is professional, extremely knowledgeable and cares about his patients.

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November 03, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hanauer is very attentive and spends time answering questions.

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November 02, 2020

5.0

The best in his field. He has beenMy gastroenterologist for 25 yesrs25 years.

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November 02, 2020

5.0

A caring compassionate smartDedicated and renowned dictoIn his field is dr.stephen hanauer.He listens well and has goodCommon medical sense.

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November 01, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hanauer is the very best there is. He is always available for consultation.

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October 29, 2020

5.0

Listens

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October 29, 2020

5.0

Show concern about coronavirus so feels as safe as can.

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October 29, 2020

1.0

His bedside manner is less that desirable, he is not encouraging or thorough when answering questions, and does not make the patient feel cared for.

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October 29, 2020

1.0

In my experience, Mount Sinai and UPMC have far better programs. Better care, communication, concern, and protocol.

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October 28, 2020

5.0

Dr Hanauer is the best!!

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October 28, 2020

5.0

Dr had excellent bedside manner and was very knowledgeable. He also really took his time with me.

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October 26, 2020

5.0

He knew what he was talking about and answered all my questions. He also said he and his team are always available to me via MyChart.

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October 26, 2020

5.0

Dr Hanauer was extremely knowledgeable and has a good bedside manner.

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October 26, 2020

5.0

I liked how competent and direct he was. He was thorough and took the time to answer all my questions and concerns.

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October 26, 2020

5.0

Competent and direct doctor. Thorough and take the time to answer questions and concerns

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October 26, 2020

5.0

The one on one treatment is not seen very often in a during a doctors visit and if very much appreciated.

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October 26, 2020

5.0

The one on one treatment is not seen very often in a during a doctors visit and if very much appreciated.

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October 26, 2020

5.0

He's the best.

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October 26, 2020

5.0

Excellent.

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October 25, 2020

5.0

I heard he was the \god\" of ibd when I was at Mayo. I understand now why that was said."

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October 25, 2020

5.0

They are extremely competent and knowledgeable. They care.

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October 21, 2020

5.0

Trust. Knowledge.

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October 17, 2020

5.0

Very professional and willingness to address any medical concerns.

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October 17, 2020

5.0

Professional care.

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October 16, 2020

5.0

Listens, knows what he is doing

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October 16, 2020

5.0

Quick response through MyChart.

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October 16, 2020

5.0

I received such one on one care making my needs feel like they are the number one concern for the team of doctors.

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October 16, 2020

5.0

Personable and extremely knowledgeable

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October 16, 2020

5.0

Staff and doctors are professional and patient oriented. Pleasure to interact with.

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October 15, 2020

5.0

He's a genius

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October 15, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hanauer knows what he's doing

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October 15, 2020

5.0

Good communication, professional, good care.

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October 15, 2020

5.0

Excellent doctor and staff.

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October 15, 2020

5.0

30+ years of attentive and professional service.

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October 15, 2020

5.0

Excellent doctor and facilities.

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October 12, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hanauer has a solution for every situation. He ract fast when ever I have a problem

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October 12, 2020

5.0

They listen to my problems and determined to find the best possible solutions

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October 12, 2020

5.0

Brilliant and kind.

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October 12, 2020

5.0

Dr Hanauer is fabulous!!!

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October 08, 2020

4.0

Can handle more complex procedures for detecting cancerous areas of the colon

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September 30, 2020

5.0

My doctor is amazing!

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September 28, 2020

5.0

Everyone was extremely knowledgeable, professional and caring.

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September 27, 2020

4.0

I felt discounted by the resident that saw me before my Dr. She was extremely disconnected and took a very long time making my apt time last over three hours.

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September 27, 2020

5.0

he is an excellent doctor. He cares for his patients.

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September 27, 2020

5.0

Excellent doctors, Dr Hanauer saved my life and continues to take care of me.

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September 25, 2020

5.0

He's kind, he pays attention to details, and he's obviously one of the best GI doctors in the world.

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September 25, 2020

5.0

The staff is wonderful and Dr Hanauer is the very best.

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September 25, 2020

5.0

I trust him, he answers my questions and concerns.

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September 25, 2020

5.0

I trust my doctor and your hospital.

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September 23, 2020

5.0

Great guy and very competent doctor. Most importantly, he was not into putting me through unnecessary tests. His diagnosis and explanation made complete sense.

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September 23, 2020

5.0

He is not only knowledgeable, he is also genuine.

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September 23, 2020

5.0

Felt safe, cared for, and heard.

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September 21, 2020

5.0

I believe Dr Hanauer is the best for me

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September 21, 2020

5.0

Doctor listens and provides clear action plan.

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September 18, 2020

5.0

I was accommodated within a short period of time - thank you. Physician very timely, thorough, kind and caring.

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September 18, 2020

5.0

Very well organized operation. Swift check in and check out process. Personable staff.

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September 18, 2020

5.0

Concerned careful exam advice for treatment

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September 16, 2020

5.0

As stated above, he's simply the best!

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September 16, 2020

5.0

The entire team is top notch! I came to Dr. Hanauer after 5 years with a not so great GI and he did more for me in just the first few months than anyone! I ended up having surgery, I was paired with Dr. Strong who has been incredible! Both doctors have the best team of fellows, nurses and assistants! I know I'm in the best hands and I'm so grateful for their expert care!

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September 14, 2020

5.0

He looks at the whole person. He will work with patients and educate them on options and current health status.

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September 14, 2020

5.0

Great holistic care! On time. Good safety protocols

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September 14, 2020

5.0

Great bedside manor.

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September 14, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hanauer explained everything in a very easy to understand way.

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September 14, 2020

5.0

After being with for 30 years, I am confident in his understanding and care. No question too dimmer or complex for him to respond on terms I can understand. He also has a great bed dude manor in sympathizing with ymy problem.

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September 14, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hanauer clearly makes sure he understands your problem before throwing out solutions. Thus the solutions his suggests work.When asked a question, he makes sure you understand not only the answer, but the context in which fits and potential variations that may affect or alter the final answer.He takes the time to make sure you understand the answer before proceeding further in the conversation.

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September 09, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hanauer is the best! He cares about his patients and gives you as much time as necessary to ask questions. He is a people person! He is thorough! He had my Crohns under control immediately!

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September 09, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hanauer is the best! He genuinely cares about his patients and spends quality time.

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September 09, 2020

5.0

Very attentive, reassuring and thorough

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September 09, 2020

5.0

Superior competence and reassuring friendliness.

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September 09, 2020

5.0

Superior quality of medical care by both Dr. Hanauer and his fellow.

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September 07, 2020

5.0

Explains things plainly, and is very nice.

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September 07, 2020

5.0

Professional, caring and kind

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September 06, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hanauer is competent, compassionate, and caring. When he started managing my care, I began to experience noticeable results immediately. He communicates specific , clear plans during my appointments. He is knowledgeable and answers my questions. I appreciate my new doctor!

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September 04, 2020

5.0

I trust him and have confidence in him. He answers questions and he is open to listening to what I feel and have say and we discuss my options. And because of him, I have confidence in you hospital.

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September 03, 2020

5.0

The care I received was excellent.

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August 28, 2020

5.0

There's no one else. I have been going to him for many, many years.

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August 28, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hanauer's team, including him, have always been very responsive and thorough, as well as caring.

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August 28, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hanauer saved my life. He is the kindest, most caring, wisest doctor.

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August 26, 2020

5.0

He's very attentive, knowledgeable and has a kind bedside manner.

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August 24, 2020

5.0

I think Dr. Hanauer is the best, most knowledgeable doctor in his field.

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August 17, 2020

5.0

Great experience and Dr Hanauer clearly cares about my wellbeing.

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August 16, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hanauer is one of the best, most caring physicians I have ever had. His expertise is unmatched.

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August 14, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hanauer listens to what I have to say. He explains the what and whys of my medications and disease.

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August 14, 2020

5.0

Excellent care. Doctors who listen. Great support staff. Ease of both in person and virtual appointments.

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August 11, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hanauer is an excellent doctor with an outstanding personality, He is the Best!

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August 10, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hanauer is an amazing doctor who listens to me, incorporates my needs into the treatment plan, and includes me in decision making. He just gets it and cares.

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August 10, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hanauer is the best!

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August 10, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hanauer has been wonderful in treating my Crohns and has a specific plan for monitoring my condition and effectiveness of my treatment.

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August 09, 2020

5.0

I have been with Dr H for 30 years I owe him my life

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August 07, 2020

5.0

He is very knowledgeable and sets high standards for himself, his staff and treatment effectiveness.

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August 07, 2020

5.0

He cares about his patients even during initial visit continues his professionalism with concern about my health care.

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August 05, 2020

5.0

Steve is a thorough caring physician.

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August 03, 2020

5.0

Great doc - best in the City.

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August 02, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hanauer is the best, he has helped me manage my disease and is always knowledgeable, attentive, and available whenever I need him. I can't thank him enough.

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July 27, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hanauer is one the most caring doctors that I have ever had. His expertise in Gastroenterology has allowed me to get better after being sick for two long months, in only two weeks. He is amazing

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July 27, 2020

5.0

I have been with Dr. Hanauer for years, he literally saved my life

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July 26, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hanauer has been my GI doc for a number of years. He has access to good and current information and has been extremely thoughtful and helpful to me in keeping my GI system cared for.

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July 26, 2020

5.0

ABSOLUTELY GREAT - KNOWS STUFF / CARES ABOUT PATIENT

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July 23, 2020

5.0

Again he is world class and has helped immensely with my care

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July 23, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hanauer is world class and his fellows are good.

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July 22, 2020

5.0

Very knowledgeable and caring

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July 21, 2020

5.0

He is the best!

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July 21, 2020

5.0

Dr.Hanauer is a good,thoughtful doctor. I trust him.

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July 20, 2020

5.0

Everything about Northwestern Medicine is top notch, especially Dr Hanauer.

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July 15, 2020

5.0

Great doctor. Explains everything. Caring, approachable. One of the best doctors I have.

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July 10, 2020

5.0

I have been a patient of Dr Hanauer's for over 35 years. He is the best in the field of GI medicine and is an empathetic and thorough physician that wants the best outcome for his patients.

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July 10, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hanauer has always treated me well.

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July 09, 2020

5.0

Knowledgeable professional

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July 09, 2020

5.0

Dr Hanauer is great‚ he listens to all my concerns and gives thoughtful and reasonable advice.

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July 06, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hanauer and his team take every precaution during Covid and are always thorough in their examinations. They ask relevant questions and have responses to any questions or issues I might bring up.

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July 06, 2020

5.0

He's great.

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July 05, 2020

5.0

Have been a patient of his for more that 30 years.

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July 03, 2020

5.0

l have been a patient of his for 17 years. Straight forward, explains everything thoroughly, and takes the time to know his patients. The best at what he does.

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July 03, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hanuaer and his staff are informative, patient, responsive and accessible.You leave each appointment feeling assured that you are getting the very best of care.

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July 02, 2020

5.0

Dr Hanauer listens to my concerns, shows empathy and is most knowledgeable of Ulcertive Colitis. I always leave my appointments well informed and very grateful to have him as my doctor.

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June 29, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hanauer is a phenomenal doctor and he has a superb team as well!!!

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June 29, 2020

5.0

Very knowledgeable and helped me control my condition.

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June 27, 2020

5.0

I have been under Dr Hanauer care since 1998 and had 3 Crohn's surgeries. I am doing well.

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June 27, 2020

5.0

Very informed, research oriented, well versed and carind!

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June 26, 2020

5.0

Great experience, incredibly consistent in terms of service and my doctor has me feeling great. Can't ask for much more

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June 22, 2020

5.0

Prompt and thorough care. Genuinely interested in my health and well being.

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June 22, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hanauer is wonderful. He is kind, understanding, and offered reassurance. He laid out a clear action plan and included me in the decision making. I am already starting to recommend him to friends.

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June 22, 2020

5.0

Probably the best IBD doctor in the US

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June 18, 2020

5.0

I have been seeing him for 30 yrs and he really cares about his patients

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June 18, 2020

5.0

Doctor hanauer is wonderful

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June 18, 2020

5.0

He is the best, knows what he's doing and cares for his patients.

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June 16, 2020

5.0

He truly cares for each and every patient and their individual needs. Will not give up when treatments don't work as hoped. He'll fight for you until your condition is under control.

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June 03, 2020

5.0

Dr. Hanauer's knowledge, expertise and care for patients

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