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Jean M. Houlihan, MD

Philosophy of Care

To work as a partner with my patients to help manage a healthy lifestyle.
I believe the mind and spirit are very much associated with a positive, healthy lifestyle.
I support alternative medicine as long as it has been proven to be beneficial.


Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.8
Based on 397 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Internal Medicine


    BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

    • Internal Medicine


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts adults


    LANGUAGES

    • English


    MEDICAL INTERESTS
    Women's health, men's health, preventative care, cardiac health, cholesterol management, diabetes mellitus


    PERSONAL INTERESTS
    Exercise, sports-golf, running, yoga, hiking, travel, Chicago, family


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School Rush University Medical College
    Graduation Date 06/1989
    Degree M.D.

  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    4.8
    Based on 397 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
    396 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.8
    392 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.9
    392 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.8
    388 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.8
    392 ratings


    Comments (69)

    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 30, 2019
    Dr. Jean addressed everything and very understanding  
    5.0
    Oct 29, 2019
    I really like Dr Houlihan.  
    5.0
    Oct 24, 2019
    Your lucky to have her.  
    5.0
    Oct 18, 2019
    *Jean is the best. You need more like her.  
    5.0
    Oct 15, 2019
    Dr.Houligan always goes above and beyond what a doctor is supposed to provide. She gives a through exam, from head to toe. I never feel rushed when I go to see her. She explains See more  
    5.0
    Oct 14, 2019
    Dr. Houlihan treats her patients as if he/she is the only person in the world. She listens well and responds in words that a patient can understand.  
    5.0
    Oct 10, 2019
    Dr. Houlihan is awesome. She has helped me through so much this year and I am extremely glad to call her my Dr.  
    4.5
    Oct 06, 2019
    I never felt rushed by Dr. Houlihan.  
    5.0
    Oct 03, 2019
    *Dr. H. is great!  
    5.0
    Sep 27, 2019
    *Jean Houlihan has been always a good listener, and I have great confidence in her care.  
    5.0
    Sep 19, 2019
    Dr. Houlihan was very compassionate.   
    5.0
    Sep 18, 2019
    Dr. Houlihan is the best - always a great conversation and always answers any question! A true delight!  
    5.0
    Sep 18, 2019
    Dr. Jean Houlihan is the best!  
    5.0
    Sep 15, 2019
    dr houlihan is thorough and takes the time to really listen and answer all questions.  
    4.8
    Sep 13, 2019
    *Dr. Houlihan is my primary care physician. Very empathetic, a friend as much a physician. She called me at 7:30 p.m. to advise preliminary test results - she offered her help in securing a rheumatologist. See more  
    4.0
    Sep 10, 2019
    I was pleased with the exam of my hand and diagnosis from dr houlihan. I wondered if an xray would be necessary to see if there was a fracture, but she explained why it was See more  
    5.0
    Sep 08, 2019
    SHE URGED ME TO TAKE MY PILLS AS RECOMMENDED  
    5.0
    Sep 06, 2019
    Dr. Houlihan is an excellent Internist! she is a good listener and gives great advice, medically and for life lessons!  
    5.0
    Sep 03, 2019
    She made sure that all questions were asked and provided me with a response before leaving the room  
    5.0
    Sep 03, 2019
    Jean is very human, caring & easy to trust  
    5.0
    Sep 01, 2019
    Dr Houlihan is the best physician I have had. She is always caring and professional. She take s time to listen, and is very thorough. it is always a pleasure to see her.  
    5.0
    Aug 29, 2019
    Dr. Houlihan listened well and asked insightful questions to gather more information about the situation.  
    4.8
    Aug 28, 2019
    I love *Jean Houlihan  
    5.0
    Aug 27, 2019
    Dr. Houlihan is wonderful. She always listens carefully and shows concerns for my issues. She is patient and explains things thoroughly.  
    5.0
    Aug 27, 2019
    great communication and suggestions-good visit  
    5.0
    Aug 27, 2019
    Dr Houlihan always makes you feel that she truly cares for you as a person as well as a patient!  
    N/A
    Aug 26, 2019
    Outstanding service from a friend.  
    5.0
    Aug 13, 2019
    Dr. Houilihan is a wonderful, caring and compassionate doctor!  
    4.8
    Aug 07, 2019
    Dr. Jean Houlihan is a very caring and respectful physician. I am feel very fortunate to have her as part of my medical team.  
    4.0
    Aug 07, 2019
    I really like Dr. Houlihan! She is direct in her advise, but very caring and talks to you and listens!  
    5.0
    Aug 04, 2019
    Houlihan is an outstanding care provider.  
    5.0
    Jul 29, 2019
    Very happy with my patient/doctor relationship. I trust her 100%.  
    5.0
    Jul 23, 2019
    very thorough, kind and attentive  
    5.0
    Jul 17, 2019
    great  
    5.0
    Jul 15, 2019
    *Dr. Houlihan has always made sure her information has been understood she takes the time far above and beyond treatment.  
    5.0
    Jul 14, 2019
    Dr. Houlihan is amazing! We recommend her to all our friends!  
    4.3
    Jul 14, 2019
    Dr Houlihan is wonderful I recommend her all the time to people in need of physician.  
    5.0
    Jul 09, 2019
    Dr. Houlihan listens and remembers, very caring and thorough  
    5.0
    Jul 07, 2019
    Dr. Houlihan was very thorough. I felt she cared about ME and did not rush the exam/visit. The best visit I've ever had with her. Truly an outstanding physician.  
    5.0
    Jul 02, 2019
    I love how Dr. Houlihan takes her time to listen, check and then discuss. it is the reason why she has been my doctor for 25 years  
    5.0
    Jul 02, 2019
    she is the best. I have seen them all!  
    5.0
    Jul 02, 2019
    Dr Houlihan has gotten me through very rough times and has always been there even when I don't realize I need her. I will always be grateful for her listening to me, hearing what I See more  
    5.0
    Jun 25, 2019
    Dr Jean Houlihan is very relatable; in addition, I feel very confident in her medical abilities.  
    5.0
    Jun 25, 2019
    Dr Houlihan is terrificProfessional, caring, knowledgeablesupportive of patient,seems genuinely interested in patient well being I love having her as md  
    5.0
    Jun 20, 2019
    ALWAYS A GOOD EXPERIENCE  
    4.4
    Jun 17, 2019
    First time patient. Impressed with Dr. Houlihan.  
    4.8
    Jun 05, 2019
    Dr. Houlihan is outstanding - I always appreciate the very personal interaction as well as her thoughtful and thorough manner.  
    5.0
    May 28, 2019
    Have new recommended *Dr. Houlihan to a friend who asked for a good GP plus two others who mentioned they were not pleased w/their current internist.  
    3.3
    May 21, 2019
    excellent care!  
    4.8
    May 02, 2019
    Have been a patient of Dr. Jean Houlihan for 20 years and very much value her as my Care Provider  
    5.0
    Apr 17, 2019
    I have been with this provider for many, many years- that tells the whole story!  
    4.8
    Apr 14, 2019
    Dr. Houlihan is an extraordinary doctor. She is very knowledgeable and extremely compassionate.  
    5.0
    Apr 10, 2019
    I had a very good experience at a time when I was experiencing pain. I highly recommend this doctor.  
    5.0
    Apr 10, 2019
    I've been seeing Dr. Houlihan for many years now. I have total confidence in her ability and judgment. She really listens to you and cares about your health and wellbeing!  
    5.0
    Apr 03, 2019
    Dr. Houlihan has always been kind and caring. She always talks to me about my health issues to try and help me.  
    4.3
    Apr 02, 2019
    Dr Houlihan is very caring and always talks to you about an concerns. She is a wonderful Dr  
    4.5
    Mar 19, 2019
    I had my sister come from Louisville to see Dr Houlihan when she had scary condition. ended well  
    5.0
    Mar 04, 2019
    Excellent doctor.  
    5.0
    Feb 26, 2019
    Excellent experience!  
    5.0
    Feb 26, 2019
    I always tell people who are looking for a PCP that Dr Houlihan is excellent.  
    5.0
    Feb 24, 2019
    Dr. Houlihan always takes the time to listen to all concerns. She is very knowledgeable but still able to explain things in layman's terms. I look forward to her welcoming smile upon entering the exam See more  
    5.0
    Feb 19, 2019
    very good service and care. no complaints  
    5.0
    Jan 29, 2019
    very happy with my first visit with her!  
    4.8
    Jan 07, 2019
    i felt the doctor covered all my questions. listened and offered practical suggestions and advise. she is very caring and compassionate  
    4.8
    Jan 02, 2019
    Dr Houlihan Is a caring physician and I always feel she has my best interest at heart  
    5.0
    Dec 05, 2018
    Dr. Houlihan has been my primary care physician for decades. I value her immensely.  
    4.8
    Dec 02, 2018
    Dr. Houlihan is a very caring and empathetic physician. She asked about things we talked about the year prior, in my life. She really listens and gives great advice relating to current issues of health.  
    5.0
    Nov 28, 2018
    The best.  
    5.0
    Nov 26, 2018
    Dr. Houlihan has been my doctor for many years. I always feel good when I leave because she has taken the time to listen to my concerns and talk with me about them. I recently See more  
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