HomePhysiciansMichael W. Boettcher, MD

Michael W. Boettcher, MD

Philosophy of Care

To educate both patients and parents about details of their healthcare, allowing them to play an active role in prevention, understanding and treatment of pediatric illnesses, conditions and injuries.


Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.5
Based on 131 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Pediatrics
    • Years in Practice: 23


    BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

    • Pediatrics


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts children


    LANGUAGES

    • English


    MEDICAL INTERESTS
    ADHD, Developmental concerns, Asthma, obesity, international adoption immunizations, and preventive medicine


    PERSONAL INTERESTS
    Cubs and family-fun activities


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
    Graduation Date 06/1993
    Degree M.D.

    RESIDENCY
    School University of Chicago Children's Hospital
    Title Resident in Pediatrics

  • Memberships

    • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Awards and Accolades

    Name United States Air Force Medal of Commendation
    Date 01/2000

    Name Major, USAF
    Date 01/2000

  • Research & Clinical Trials

    RESEARCH

    • Pathobiological Determiannts of Atherosclerosis in
    • Pediatric Encopresis Intervention Study
    • Risk Factors of Early Human Atherogenesis


  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    4.5
    Based on 131 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

    4.8
    130 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.5
    130 ratings

    Friendliness/courtesy of Care Provider

    4.6
    131 ratings

    Care Provider spoke using clear language

    4.7
    130 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.5
    130 ratings

    Time Care Provider spent with patient

    4.5
    130 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.6
    129 ratings

    Patients' confidence in Care Provider

    4.5
    130 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.4
    129 ratings

    Wait time at clinic

    4.2
    131 ratings


    Comments (21)

    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.


    3.8
    Jul 17, 2019
    we've had really good doctors where they ask questions and listen. the past few wellness visits, I feel like we are in and out.  
    3.1
    Jun 18, 2019
    provider bedside manner towards toddlers is lacking. no attempt to engage toddler prior to conducting physical exam. however, I feel provider is knowledgeable and competent.  
    4.8
    Jun 06, 2019
    We have confidence in the ability of this doctor to give an accurate diagnosis and treatment and that is what is most important to us. His "bedside manner " and ability to talk naturally with the See more  
    5.0
    May 19, 2019
    wonderful practice  
    5.0
    May 10, 2019
    Dr. Boettcher is the best. That is why I continue bringing my son to him. You can tell he really cares.  
    3.2
    May 06, 2019
    I would like to compliment Dr. MICHAEL W BOETTCHER - he tried to lift up Erik's spirit. He addressed the issue quickly and discussed the treatment with me, despite the situation (crying child for over See more  
    4.8
    May 06, 2019
    my son is receptive and responsive to Dr. B!!  
    5.0
    May 02, 2019
    one of the few times I could understand what a doctor was saying since he broke everything down for us and even drew us a visual  
    5.0
    Jan 15, 2019
    Dr Boettcher always listens and is very concerned about the kids health.  
    3.1
    Jan 14, 2019
    Felt that explanations were barely given in the decision of care for our child in regards to this visit.  
    4.5
    Jan 02, 2019
    we love dr boettcher! he is very friendly and thorough  
    4.5
    Jan 02, 2019
    we love dr boettcher. he is friendly and thorough  
    3.0
    Jan 01, 2019
    He was good with my daughter whole he was examining her, although he didn't check her temperature which I thought was strange. The Dr didn't say a word and then sat in silence for about 3 See more  
    4.1
    Sep 27, 2018
    it is sometimes hard to understand the dr when he talks. He talks fast and mumbles.  
    4.6
    Sep 25, 2018
    Dr. Boettcher is a great doctor and one of the best ones we've ever dealt with at DMG. He truly cares about my son.  
    3.6
    Sep 25, 2018
    My son has been seeing the same doctor for some years.   
    5.0
    Sep 20, 2018
    It seemed faster than in times past  
    5.0
    Sep 04, 2018
    Dr Boettcher is great, very attentive to the needs of the patient!  
    5.0
    Aug 27, 2018
    My Kids love Dr Michael Boettcher. He is an excellent physician who is really able to interact with the kids and gain their trust making it so easy to get through the exam.  
    5.0
    Aug 27, 2018
    My kids love to see Dr Michael Boettcher. He makes it so easy to complete their examinations.  
    4.1
    Aug 25, 2018
    run of the mill doctor experience. not good or bad, everything was ok. I would have liked more explanation of what he was doing and why when examining the baby.  
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