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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 180 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 180 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

    4.6
    173 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.8
    177 ratings

    Friendliness/courtesy of Care Provider

    4.9
    176 ratings

    Care Provider spoke using clear language

    4.8
    174 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.8
    177 ratings

    Time Care Provider spent with patient

    4.8
    176 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.8
    175 ratings

    Patients' confidence in Care Provider

    4.8
    176 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.8
    176 ratings

    Wait time at clinic

    4.7
    169 ratings


    Comments (18)

    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
    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!  
    4.8
    Sep 25, 2018
    Dr. Collinder was personable, concerned for my health....he made me feel comfortable..exactly what a doctor should be and exactly the type of doctor that everyone needs  
    5.0
    Sep 11, 2018
    Excellent pulmonary physician. I changed physician from my prior pulmonary physician whom I found to be terrible. Brett Collander was excellent and I decided to stay at that facility.  
    4.9
    Aug 28, 2018
    I am extremely confident having Dr Colander care for my health (breathing ) problem  
    5.0
    Aug 21, 2018
    Dr. Collander was the best doctor I have ever seen.  
    5.0
    Aug 19, 2018
    Dr Collander is an exceptional Dr. and I give him a top rating.  
    5.0
    Aug 15, 2018
    Very good for all.  
    5.0
    Jul 23, 2018
    As I noted earlier, Dr. Collander is a terrific doctor. He has an easy way with patients which makes it very easy to talk to him. I feel very lucky to have found him.  
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