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Brett Collander, MD

Philosophy of Care

I am committed to providing high quality, compassionate medical care.


Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.8
Based on 207 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Critical Care
    • Pulmonary Medicine


    BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

    • Critical Care
    • Internal Medicine
    • Pulmonary Medicine


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts adults


    LANGUAGES

    • English


    MEDICAL INTERESTS
    Asthma, COPD, interstitial lung disease, lung cancer, advanced diagnostic bronchoscopy


    PERSONAL INTERESTS
    Spending time with my family, traveling, hiking, fishing, reading, Chicago sports fan


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School Georgetown University School of Medicine
    Graduation Date 06/2009
    Degree MD
    Honors Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

    RESIDENCY
    School Northwestern University
    Title Resident in Internal Medicine

    FELLOWSHIPS
    School Northwestern University

  • Memberships

    • American College of Chest Physicians
    • American Thoracic Society
    • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Research & Clinical Trials

    RESEARCH

    • Clinical characteristics of pulmonary hypertension in patients with heart failure and preserved ejection fraction
    • Critical care ultrasound education
    • Disaster preparedness training
    • Strategies to reduce empirical antibiotic utilization in the intensive care unit


  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    4.8
    Based on 207 reviews

    Rating Categories

    The Patient Satisfaction Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.


    Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

    Press Ganey Certified Data Integrity

    Ease of scheduling appointments

    4.7
    200 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.8
    205 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.9
    205 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.8
    202 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.8
    205 ratings


    Comments (30)

    Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.


    5.0
    Oct 28, 2019
    best doctor visit to date and I am a regular  
    4.5
    Oct 24, 2019
    Dr. Collander was great. He made me feel comfortable and thoroughly explained and helped me understand that there are other options we can explore to help me :)   
    5.0
    Oct 23, 2019
    I feel confident that the Doctor is really helping me and concerned for my well being. One of the best.  
    5.0
    Oct 23, 2019
    Dr Collander is very thorough, he figured out a problem I was having due to a medication interaction  
    4.8
    Oct 15, 2019
    Dr. Collander entered the room and shook hands and said. "Hi, I'm Brett,". which put me at ease . Pretentious doctors turn me off and I liked Sr. C immediately. He was caring and knowledgeable and See more  
    4.8
    Oct 01, 2019
    Dr Colander is always very kind and considerent His whole atitude shows that he cares very much about his patients.  
    5.0
    Sep 28, 2019
    *Dr. Collander took the time to answer all my questions. Explained my test results and explained the importance of a follow up test.  
    5.0
    Sep 25, 2019
    great doctor  
    5.0
    Sep 23, 2019
    he is one of the best drs I have  
    5.0
    Sep 23, 2019
    Dr Collander is a very kind & capable Dr. I always enjoy seeing him!!!  
    5.0
    Sep 10, 2019
    I tell anyone that I know that needs a pulmonary Dr this is the Doctor to see.  
    5.0
    Aug 27, 2019
    I've been telling everyone about the great experience at Edward Elmhurst and Dr. Collander. This is the best example of how it needs to be. They are dialed in.  
    3.5
    Aug 21, 2019
    good experience,needed more information about my condition  
    5.0
    Aug 19, 2019
    Please add 6 EXCELLENT  
    5.0
    Aug 19, 2019
    Fantastic  
    5.0
    Aug 06, 2019
    One of the best doctor's I have experienced at DMG who took the time to explain in complete detail what was going on with my situation  
    5.0
    Jul 30, 2019
    The staff including a physician's and nurses and secretaries do a great job  
    4.8
    Jul 17, 2019
    Dr. Collander exhibited sincere concern about my care and treatment.  
    5.0
    Jul 09, 2019
    All questions were answered.Dr. is very nice and listens to you.  
    5.0
    Jun 26, 2019
    Very impressed with the care and compassion of the doctor and professionalism of all staff I interacted with  
    5.0
    Jun 19, 2019
    Dr. Collander is a terrific doctor. He is friendly, empathetic and very easy to talk to. He explains things thoroughly and makes things easy to understand.  
    4.8
    Jun 18, 2019
    doctor and his nurses were very good  
    5.0
    Jun 11, 2019
    Dr Collander is super helpful. Easy to talk to courteous and explains everything that is super easy to understand  
    5.0
    Jun 05, 2019
    I had never been here before, but it was a very good experience. Dr. Collander was GREAT! I would certainly recommend him.  
    5.0
    Apr 23, 2019
    Really liked provider.  
    5.0
    Apr 14, 2019
    He is a fantastic Dr. very happy with the care and treatment he provides.  
    5.0
    Apr 10, 2019
    I do not live close to Elmhurst and make the drive to continue seeing Dr. Collander throughout the year for my treatment and care. He has an excellent bedside manner, and I have complete confidence See more  
    5.0
    Feb 26, 2019
    A terrific experience with Dr. Collander. Problably sounds corny to say I feel like we're partners in my treatment, but that's how it feels.  
    5.0
    Jan 16, 2019
    Dr Collander is a fantastic doctor. He listens to what I have to say, and answers all of my questions. I really feel that he is concerned with my well being.  
    5.0
    Dec 11, 2018
    would recommend him to my mother!  
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