Danuta T. Kowalski, MD

Specialty: Internal Medicine

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Advocate Medical Group

4025 North Western Avenue

Chicago, IL 60618

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Office: 773-275-7700

Fax: 773-279-6504

Meet Danuta T. Kowalski, MD

About me

Credentials

Education

  • Residency: Edgewater Medical Center
  • Medical School: Akademia Medyzna W Wroclawiu

Board certifications

  • Internal Medicine

Hospital affiliations

  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center

Insurance accepted

  • AAH Preferred – Team Member Plan
  • AAH Select – Team Member Plan
  • AARP Medicare Advantage Access HMO
  • Aetna Better Health Premier Plan MMAI
  • Aetna Coventry (Aetna Medicare) HMO
  • Aetna EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice (MC) POS
  • Aetna Medicare HMO
  • Aetna Medicare POS
  • Aetna Medicare PPO
  • Aetna Medicare Value Plan PPO
  • Aetna NAP - PPO
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna Premier Care Network
  • Aetna Select
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna State of Illinois HMO
  • Aetna State of Illinois Open Access Plus
  • Aetna State of Illinois PPO
  • Aetna Value Performance Network
  • Beech Street Network PPO
  • Benefit Plan Administrators (BPA)
  • Benefits Services and Systems, Inc
  • Blue Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Community FHP
  • Blue Cross Community ICP
  • Blue Cross Community MMAI
  • Blue Cross HMO Illinois
  • Blue Cross Med Select PPO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO-POS
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Supplement PPO
  • Blue Precision HMO
  • BlueCare Direct
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna APWU Health Plan Open Access Plus
  • Cigna EPO
  • Cigna Health Partners POS
  • Cigna Healthspring True Choice PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna NALC Health Benefits Plan
  • Cigna Open Access Plus
  • Cigna Open Access POS
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cigna-HealthSpring Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry / FirstHealth
  • Coventry Health Care HMO
  • Coventry Health Care Open Access POS
  • Coventry Health Care POS
  • Coventry Health Care PPO
  • First Health Network PPO
  • FirstHealth / Coventry Personal Care
  • Galaxy Health Network PPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna EPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • HealthSmart Preferred PPO
  • HST Care Connect EPO
  • HST Care Connect PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana Community Select HMO
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana Illinois CCN HMO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Humana Medicare Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana Medicare Supplement Plan
  • Humana MMAI
  • Humana National HMO
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana National POS - Open Access
  • Humana POS
  • Humana PPO
  • Medicare
  • Meridian
  • Meridian MMAI
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • SEIU – Local 4 HMO
  • SEIU – Local 4 PPO
  • SIHO PPO
  • Tricare Prime
  • UFCW Local 1546 Health and Welfare Fund (UMC)
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Advantage Value HMO - POS
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete Plan 1 HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete Plan 2 HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Supplement
  • UHC National Railway Carriers & United Transportation Union Health and Welfare
  • UHC Railroad Employees National Health & Welfare Plan
  • UHC/ AARP Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • Union Health Services, Inc.
  • Union Medical Care PPO
  • United Health One Golden Rule
  • United Healthcare Charter HMO
  • United Healthcare Choice Plus PPO
  • United Healthcare Choice PPO
  • United Healthcare Core PPO
  • United Healthcare Group Medicare Advantage PPO
  • United Healthcare Indemnity
  • United Healthcare Medica
  • United Healthcare Medicare Complete Assure PPO
  • United Healthcare Navigate HMO
  • United Healthcare NexusACO OA
  • United Healthcare NexusACO R
  • United Healthcare Options PPO
  • United Healthcare Oxford
  • Wellcare Health Plans HMO

Ratings and reviews

Overall rating

based on 333 patient ratings.

Comments

March 22, 2020 9:15 AM

This was my first visit with this provider after moving here from Florida. I felt very comfortable and at ease with the entire process.

March 22, 2020 9:15 AM

Very pleased with the entire process and staff!

March 17, 2020 9:44 AM

Dr. Kowalski is very patient & understanding and answers all of my questions thoroughly. She is amazing!

March 16, 2020 2:28 PM

Dr. Kowalski is the best doctor I've ever had

March 16, 2020 9:12 AM

Dr. Kowalski has always been a caring/respectful and knowledgeable in her dept. of medicine. I don't have any reason to feel that she's lacking in her field. I appreciate her care always and she's always there for her expert medical care and advices -

March 14, 2020 2:02 PM

Great!

March 14, 2020 2:02 PM

Very satisfied.

March 10, 2020 7:52 PM

The doctor was 30 minutes late for my appointment and I understand it is due to double booking. I feel for the doctor and that practice is enough to make me avoid Advocate.

March 10, 2020 7:52 PM

Facility and ease of blood test was good.

February 25, 2020 12:29 PM

Dr Kowalski is very nice and puts one at ease. very efficient!

February 4, 2020 7:19 AM

Although Dr. Danuta Kowalski was thorough she is not very engaging. I had to see another doctor because my doctor was on a leave of absence until February & I needed a prescription refill. I prefer to stay with Dr. X

February 3, 2020 9:12 PM

She was great

February 3, 2020 9:12 PM

The only complaint I have is the girl who took my blood was very rude.

February 1, 2020 4:27 PM

I did not have a good experience with this provider. I felt like my needs were completely disregarded, and she did not make any effort to understand why I was seeking certain treatment.

February 1, 2020 4:27 PM

Dr Kowalski tried to convince me to stop taking several medications that I rely on to function, without asking why I was taking them or attempting to address the problem that led to them being prescribed. She recommended I go off my antidepressant without asking about my history or need for that medication because I was taking too many things. I don't want to be taking so many medications either, but I do it because I have conditions that the medication addresses. I felt unsupported and dismissed by Dr Kowalski and won't be returning for regular care or acute issues.

February 1, 2020 4:24 PM

The visit is usually pleasant

February 1, 2020 8:27 AM

nice doctor

February 1, 2020 8:27 AM

good experience

January 26, 2020 5:18 AM

Staff answers all my questions and puts you at ease.

January 25, 2020 5:51 AM

Dr.Kowski, is a good doctor I never feel like she didn't do her job when I go there. That's why I always go back.

January 25, 2020 5:51 AM

no bad experience.

January 20, 2020 3:26 PM

good time for the visit

January 20, 2020 3:26 PM

good

January 20, 2020 3:25 PM

DR. KOWALSKI IS MY NEW PCP AND I LIKE HER VERY MUCH. SHE IS KNOWLEDGEABLE AND ALSO A GOOD LISTENER.

January 20, 2020 3:25 PM

AS I MENTIONED, SHE IS A GOOD LISTENER AND OPEN TO MY QUESTIONS

January 19, 2020 8:31 AM

Very good.

December 30, 2019 1:49 PM

As always, Dr. Kowalski is attentive, explains conditions and is very clear about next steps.

December 27, 2019 8:32 AM

Dr. Kowalski always very professional, helpful & caring. Excellent doctor -

December 27, 2019 8:32 AM

Excellent experience.

December 23, 2019 10:05 AM

Everyone is so kind!

December 23, 2019 10:05 AM

Very good. My doctor is so kind, knowledgeable. Couldn't ask for someone so kind.

December 19, 2019 1:40 AM

She acted like she did not want to be at work and very cold and indifferent.

December 15, 2019 5:08 PM

The whole process felt very impersonal. It felt more like a business transaction more than anything. I felt rushed out there. It was as though they were turning out patients. The Doctor lacked empathy and felt cold and distant. Overall I did not enjoy my experience and might look for another doctor for future check-ups.

December 15, 2019 5:08 PM

Did not enjoy my experience. I was ask "Why are you here?" as though I was a nuisance especially if you don't look sick and nothing is wrong with you (I was there for my yearly checkup). I felt rushed as I explained the reasons for coming and my concerns about my health. The doctor felt cold, distant and not at all empathy to my needs. They overall interact was quick - she got out of there and left me with the Tech to take care of me. I received better care and felt more cared for by the Tech than the doctor.

December 11, 2019 9:58 PM

Dr. Kowalski has been my doctor for close to 25 years. Everywhere she has moved (since Ravenswood) I have followed.

December 11, 2019 9:58 PM

She is always very polite, answers my questions and is very friendly. She knows all of my family and always asks how everyone is.

December 10, 2019 12:46 PM

Good experience.

December 9, 2019 9:03 PM

good experience

November 28, 2019 7:36 AM

Dr Kowalski always takes the time to listen to all of my concerns and schedule any necessary tests and referrals. She is knowledgeable and kind.

November 28, 2019 7:36 AM

The entire staff at the Irving/Western location are wonderful.

November 21, 2019 1:24 PM

Feel very comfortable and happy with services.

November 21, 2019 1:24 PM

Did good jobs. Keep up the good work.

November 18, 2019 8:26 AM

I had a appointment with Doctor Kowalski, and she examined my back and also filled out documents needed right away.

November 18, 2019 8:26 AM

Great doctor the best of the best. Also nurses! Wonderful, and attentive. And compassionate.

November 6, 2019 11:00 PM

Dr. Kowalski has always provided careful, kind, and thorough care.

October 28, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Danuta Kowalski was perfect. She has always been a great dr.

October 25, 2019 7:00 PM

Provider is great! Survey is too long .

October 21, 2019 7:00 PM

good

October 13, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Kowalski is always great, sees me quickly and does a physical check. I've been seeing her for almost 20 years.

September 28, 2019 7:00 PM

very good

September 23, 2019 7:00 PM

She is always easy to talk to, listens well, and makes me feel at ease

September 22, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Kowalski is my husband and my go to Dr for everything. She is very professional and caring, takes care of all our needs.

September 16, 2019 7:00 PM

Only thing that I think all was very good, they answered when I needed help -

September 15, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Kowalski has been my provider for many years now and I am pleased and very grateful for her service as a medical doctor. She listens to her patients and their complaints and make referrals to specialists if needed. I appreciate and have so much respect for her.

September 13, 2019 7:00 PM

good

September 11, 2019 7:00 PM

I have a good and great experience especially the service is good and great.

September 10, 2019 7:00 PM

excellent

September 6, 2019 7:00 PM

This was my first visit but the doctor could be a bit more friendly, very stoic.

August 12, 2019 7:00 PM

Very good.

August 4, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Kowalski is a very pleasant person that is easy to talk to. I trust her.

June 14, 2019 7:00 PM

great Doctor

June 3, 2019 7:00 PM

I had a very good check-up for my physical my doctor is very helpful and concerns with my health. I would recommend my doctor to anybody, she a great doctor.

May 23, 2019 7:00 PM

Very good.

May 20, 2019 7:00 PM

Love my doctors, they are very professional & caring.

May 20, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Kowalski was most helpful and very gracious.

May 14, 2019 7:00 PM

Very well.

May 12, 2019 7:00 PM

listened to my questions and didn't rush me and answered all my concerns.

April 26, 2019 7:00 PM

100% overall experience

April 22, 2019 7:00 PM

she seemed nice.

April 18, 2019 7:00 PM

I have been seeking Tx w/Dr. Kowalski over 10 yrs however, I am feeling as if I need to reconsider another provider. I feel as if she is not able to answer some of my concerns w/regards to my health - 2 might or should refer to a gynecologist vs. a general doctor.

April 18, 2019 7:00 PM

I like her. I feel comfortable with her.

April 14, 2019 7:00 PM

Very Good Primary Doctor.

April 14, 2019 7:00 PM

The experience with this Provider on this visit was most pleasant and efficient.

April 10, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Kowalski is wonderful. She always listens and makes me feel what I have to say is important to her. I feel she genuinely cares for me.

April 1, 2019 7:00 PM

she was prompt with the pick up. she listened to what I had to say and told me about probably causes. she gave a description of what she was going to do and what I was going to feel before she was going to do anything.

March 26, 2019 7:00 PM

I've been seeing Dr. Kowalski for over 15 years - she's great.

March 17, 2019 7:00 PM

Very good.

February 17, 2019 6:00 PM

Very good.

February 17, 2019 6:00 PM

Very good service.

February 11, 2019 6:00 PM

It was my yearly visit and everything went well.

February 11, 2019 6:00 PM

I like my doctor and find it very easy to voice any concerns i have about my health.She has always shown concern and spoke with me on how to resolve any issues or problems I was having at the time.

February 4, 2019 6:00 PM

I like the smile on her face when she says hello! It helps a lot which makes me feel stronger and healthier. Thanks.

February 4, 2019 6:00 PM

very happy with Danuta Kowalski. Starting a new medication to help with anxiety and having trouble with sleep patterns. Talked about seeing a neurologist to help address her current issues. Thanks.

February 1, 2019 6:00 PM

I have seen my Provider for a good amount of time now and there is a comfort level that I have with her. However there are times that I want her to explain how to treat a problem while at home. She helped with my problem and said to come back when necessary (ear wax removal).

February 1, 2019 6:00 PM

very understanding and knowledgeable very relatable and just overall easy to work with. I feel comfortable to share what is going on and know she will make sure it's taken care of. great doctor to have on advocate staff.

January 30, 2019 6:00 PM

very knowledgeable and understanding

January 29, 2019 6:00 PM

very pleasant

January 26, 2019 6:00 PM

My visit was because I was sick. Dr. Kowalski checked all my vitals to make sure nothing else was going on.

January 24, 2019 6:00 PM

It was great.

January 24, 2019 6:00 PM

New system computers is worse than before and unacceptable!!!

November 24, 2018 6:00 PM

Wonderful care from clerks and doctor.

November 23, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Kowalski is very professional and has assisted me in my well being. Thank you Dr. Kowalski.

October 26, 2018 7:00 PM

Very well ,educated me about my insulin referred me to a specialist

October 26, 2018 7:00 PM

The office visit went fine - it was my first time seeing this doctor. However, I had blood work done and no one called me to follow up or explain what the lab results meant. They just mailed me the lab results, which I couldn't necessarily interpret. No one called and offered to schedule a follow up visit, to further explore other solutions to my problem, or to even refer me to a specialist. I plan to go elsewhere - to a different doctor - to get care for this issue.

October 20, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Kowalski has been very caring and concerned about my health and I am pleased to share any concerns with her!

October 15, 2018 7:00 PM

My doctor is easy to talk with and always schedules the necessary tests.

October 12, 2018 7:00 PM

Always a good experience.

October 7, 2018 7:00 PM

This visit went well Dr. Kowalski always listens and explains everything.

September 24, 2018 7:00 PM

This provider did not discuss medical diagnosis or prescription drug treatment with me that I wanted to discuss. This provider also refused to give me a full STD/STI screening, though I specifically asked for it and the provider did not discuss my sexual history with me at all. Though I am not a medical professional and lack any expertise, I am worried that the provider prescribed me the wrong medication for one of my conditions, for which the provider made a very quick assessment of and made a prescription for before looking at the affected area on my body.

September 21, 2018 7:00 PM

very good,

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