Hillary Ecker, MD

Specialty: Internal Medicine

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6131 West Dempster Street

Morton Grove, IL 60053

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Office: 847-967-5010

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6540 North Lincoln Avenue

Lincolnwood, IL 60712

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Meet Hillary Ecker, MD



  • Rush University Medical Center, Internal Medicine
  • Tufts University School of Medicine

Hospital affiliations

  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital

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 Medicare Advocate Health HMO
  • Blue Precision HMO
  • BlueCare Direct
  • 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
  • SEIU – Local 4 HMO
  • SEIU – Local 4 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 447 patient ratings.


July 27, 2020 2:13 PM

Dr. Ecker and her staff were absolutely wonderful!

July 27, 2020 2:13 PM

Each visit is always professional, knowable and Dr. Ecker has a fabulous bed side manner! Thank you so very much!!

July 23, 2020 12:11 PM

Very good experience. Dr. Ecker is a very conscientious and caring doctor.

July 21, 2020 7:41 PM

The provider Dr Ecker is amazing person.She is a amazing person and a Doctor.She is always ready to answer question and always prompt in answering questions via email.Love the doctor.

July 21, 2020 7:41 PM

The only bad part is to make appointments .I have to call the central scheduling system and not the doctors office and I dont like to that. Thats the only thing I dont like.

July 20, 2020 3:34 PM

She took the time to listen to all my concerns. Still waiting for copies of my blood test results to be mailed to me.

July 8, 2020 11:36 AM

When I call I want to talk to someone in the office. I don't like going through a second party.

July 6, 2020 5:44 PM

helpful Dr Ecker is a excellent Doctor

July 6, 2020 5:44 PM

always a good helpful visit

June 3, 2020 10:42 AM

Dr. Hillary Ecker is the best doctor - kind, compassionate & listens.

May 25, 2020 1:30 PM

Very clear about testing needed and very professional in all respects. Overall a very good experience.

May 13, 2020 8:40 AM

It was a telemedicine Zoom visit. Hillary was lovely.

May 12, 2020 3:13 PM

excellent if it were not for this virus and the need to video conference.

May 11, 2020 1:45 PM

love her!

May 11, 2020 1:45 PM

loved the visit via telephone!

May 7, 2020 7:18 AM

This was the first time I ever used the tele health feature. Dr. Eckers team made it easy to use and it worked out quite well for the problem that I had.

May 7, 2020 7:18 AM

For me this turned out to be a better experience than I thought.

March 30, 2020 8:25 PM

Dr. Ecker was simply a wonderful physician who performed my annual physical since the doctor I usually see was very busy. Dr. Ecker asked questions, listened, took notes and paid attention to not just my present health, but, also past health issues I have had. A very comfortable and comprehensive visit and I was extremely pleased! Thank you!

March 29, 2020 7:15 AM

It was my first time seeing Dr. Ecker. My regular doctor was Dr. X. But she retired. I was very pleased with Dr. Ecker.

March 26, 2020 6:43 AM

My visit was good. Labs were excellent!

March 23, 2020 3:07 PM

she is excellent, I have no complaints and three other family members also see her

March 21, 2020 6:47 AM

This visit was a routine physical. Dr. Ecker was friendly, knowledgeable, and very responsive to my concerns and questions. She gave me valuable advice about a medical concern I had and remembered important health issues of my own and in my family.

March 21, 2020 6:47 AM

I highly value my relationship with Dr. Ecker. I chose her because I was hoping to find a general practitioner to establish a relationship with that I can maintain for many years. In Dr. Ecker, I have found someone I trust, someone who is competent, and someone who provides excellent care.

March 18, 2020 12:14 AM

Dr Ecker was very thorough during the exam. Happy to have her as PCP!

March 18, 2020 12:14 AM

Dr Ecker was very thorough during the exam. Happy to have her as PCP!

March 17, 2020 5:20 PM

Dr. Hillary Ecker was excellent in every aspect from her nice welcome to good listening and fruitful discussion about my health issues. I am very pleased and highly appreciate the outcome of my visit.

March 17, 2020 5:20 PM

Very good experience and grateful to my health provider.

March 16, 2020 9:16 PM

I was somewhat surprised and very pleased with the experience I had with this provider. She was knowledgeable and very easy to talk with.

March 15, 2020 6:02 PM

I went to see Dr. Ecker because I fell 2 days prior to visit. she was professional, knowledgeable, and a good listener. She got right back to me after my CAT scan results! She's my new doctor! So grateful!

March 15, 2020 6:02 PM

My first experience with Dr. Ecker was so good, I'm switching over to her as my new primary care doctor.

March 9, 2020 3:00 PM

Professional and friendly staff. Clean and bright office. Dr Ecker was easy to talk to. she took her time with me. She was professional.

March 9, 2020 3:00 PM

I had a great experience and will be visiting Dr Ecker in the future for my health care needs. And I have already suggested that several friends and family members see her as well.

February 22, 2020 10:17 AM

the waiting time was a bit longer than 15 minutes but the care was good.

February 21, 2020 11:00 PM

Dr. Ecker has proven to be an excellent doctor. She shows she really cares about the patient and tries very hard to fill their needs.

February 21, 2020 11:00 PM

I was with a provider for 49 years before I had to transfer to another doctor. Dr. Ecker has lived up to all my expectations. You are lucky to have her.

February 21, 2020 11:00 PM

She is good.

February 21, 2020 11:00 PM


February 20, 2020 11:00 PM

Had a very good experience with my new Dr. Ecker. Feel comfortable talking to her & got every question answered clearly. Very satisfied w/her.

February 19, 2020 5:39 AM

it was very good

February 19, 2020 5:39 AM


February 17, 2020 11:49 PM

Dr. Ecker lacked compassion during my most recent visit. At one point when I was describing my symptoms, she rolled her eyes and smirked. She totally negated my feelings and displayed a level of unprofessional I have never experienced from a healthcare provider.

February 15, 2020 9:45 AM

Dr Ecker is a wonderful Dr. she is caring, compassionate, and knowledgeable. I highly recommend her.

February 15, 2020 9:45 AM

I have always had a positive experience with Dr Ecker

February 14, 2020 1:48 PM

Very good.

February 11, 2020 10:46 AM

Very good caring with good recommendations.

February 11, 2020 10:46 AM

Good experience. Provider listened to my questions and gave me an answer to the best of their ability.

February 11, 2020 7:16 AM

Dr. Ecker is an excellent provider who listens and shows compassion towards her patients. She is very knowledgeable and is willing to answer even the littlest health question and explain it in great detail. She follows up on result as soon as they're available . Thank you very much!

February 11, 2020 7:16 AM

No bad experience. The office and its staff are wondeful. 10/10 experience throughout.

February 10, 2020 2:03 PM

Dr. Ecker always treats me with the best of care. Couldn't be happier.

February 8, 2020 9:23 PM


February 8, 2020 8:42 AM

My experience was excellent. I went in for a cold with cough and congestion and body aches. I had a very good exam and conversation regarding treatment and also reassurance that it was not anything serious.

February 2, 2020 10:12 PM

Dr. Ecker is very responsive, which is very important to me. She answers her portal messages in a very short time. I really appreciate that!

February 1, 2020 9:53 AM

Dr Ecker is great but is not connected to my preferred hospital, Swedish Covenant. If I ever need to be hospitalized, this will be a disadvantage.

February 1, 2020 7:52 AM

the physical plant of physicians office is in need of more than a good spruce up: parking lot is in disrepair, counter surfaces in exam room was missing trim and handicap access is poor. someone should try to get around that place in a wheelchair (without help) and see how they manage - it's not so easy. As a matter of fact, that would be a good thing to do all around Lutheran - it's a handicapped persons nightmare (or an obstacle course set up by a very angry physical therapist)

January 30, 2020 8:26 AM

I especially appreciated how much Dr. E. respected my personal beliefs & desires for my own health care. She explained options but respectfully accepted my no.

January 28, 2020 2:55 PM

Everything was great and we appreciate all your good work. Thank You

January 28, 2020 1:30 PM

Dr. Ecker is the best doctor I have ever had. I was sick and she saw me within 2 hours of my call. She followed up with me to see how I was doing I could not ask for a better doctor.

January 27, 2020 6:16 PM

very good

January 24, 2020 10:23 AM

Very pleasant & did not rush the visits. She was recommended.

January 20, 2020 6:44 PM

I like her and I'm going to her from now on

January 20, 2020 6:44 PM

a great personallaty

January 20, 2020 1:40 PM

dr Eker is wonderful

January 13, 2020 1:28 PM

Dr. Hillary Ecker was super helpful and attentive. She was a very good listener and acted in a professional manner. Easy and fun to talk to.

January 13, 2020 1:28 PM

Good experience overall.

January 12, 2020 8:47 PM

Dr. Ecker is professional, knowledgeable, and friendly. I am happy to call her my provider!

January 11, 2020 9:31 AM

Doctor Ecker has been my doctor for a few years now. She is always well prepared for my visit and offer good advice for questions or problems that I may have. I would recommend her to anyone.

January 8, 2020 6:41 AM

She listened to me and my thoughts on what I thought I needed.

January 6, 2020 10:52 AM

Dr. Ecker is very professional and compassionate - She is very thorough in her examination and is a great listener. Dr. Ecker explains everything and makes sure (the patient) I understand my health options and that I have a say in my health care choices.

January 5, 2020 8:39 AM

great doctor! super caring and amazing

January 3, 2020 12:25 PM

Central Scheduling is HORRIBLE! The schedulers are uninformed & appointments always seem to take a long time. Put scheduling back in the individual offices!

December 27, 2019 8:25 AM

Dr. Ecker is a very nice doctor. She checks the computer for all my previous medications, listen to my heart & lungs, takes my blood pressure, asks if I have had any problems and advises me what I should consider = i.e., a colonocopy...

December 27, 2019 8:25 AM

Very good experience - the staff is also very kind and efficient - giving shots or blood tests, etc. -

December 21, 2019 9:14 AM

My doctor is very personable and knowledgeable about my health my doctor takes the time to answer all questions asked.

December 21, 2019 9:14 AM

Positive experience when attending appointment at doctor's office.

December 12, 2019 6:12 AM

Dr. Ecker is very pleasant and is always good with me.

December 12, 2019 6:12 AM

Good experience.

December 11, 2019 11:34 AM

Dr. Ecker is a very thoughtful and professional individual. During the visit, we went over the notes from our last visit and discussed the progress made on these issues. New issue regarding continuing Prolia shots should be answered by ortho surgeon.

December 11, 2019 11:34 AM

very comfortable with visit and the outcome.

December 9, 2019 2:28 PM

she is amazing, pleasant physician. Happy to have her as my PCP

December 7, 2019 10:58 AM

good, informative

December 5, 2019 3:01 PM

Dr. Ecker is very attentive and listened carefully to my questions. She also helped refer me to a new gastroenterologist and dermatologist.

December 5, 2019 3:01 PM

I am very pleased with Dr. Ecker as her manner is very much like my old doctor, Dr. X

December 2, 2019 3:14 PM

Dr Hillary Ecker is very thorough and took the time to listen to my concerns.

November 25, 2019 7:41 PM

Well my experience at the office was good, the customer service rep I spoke with on the phone to have the doctor call me back was atrocious. She had attitude and was acting like I already knew the system. I had originally scheduled an e-visit for my issue and I received a voicemail from someone stating to call my healthcare provider, no other information was given. When I spoke to the rude rep on the phone oh, she acted like I already knew that my e-visit was disqualified. I hadn't even heard that information, but instead of talking me through it, she just met me with a rude demeanor. It's reps like that that make me want to reconsider Advocate.

November 23, 2019 6:21 AM

The Doctor has great bedside manner and actually seems to care about her patients. Her nurse on the other hand is cold and aloof!

August 25, 2019 7:00 PM

This was my first visit with Dr. Ecker. I was very pleased with her. My previous dr. was X.

August 18, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Ecker is the best! I shared my experience with her and recommended her to my friends and family.

August 11, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Ecker was wonderful. This was my first time meeting her and I'll be going back.

August 9, 2019 7:00 PM

Hillary Ecker was amazing. she treats my entire family and I feel very comfortable with her caring for me.

August 4, 2019 7:00 PM

I am very satisfied and impressed with care and attention my doctor(Dr Hillary Ecker) showed to me in following my health status and solving any new issues regarding my present health problems.I am very grateful to her and the rest of health team in the clinic.

July 31, 2019 7:00 PM

My TSH showed that my thyroid medication should be modified. I voiced this concern to the doctor based on my 13 years with this condition. She did not want to hear my input & would not make a medication change.

July 29, 2019 7:00 PM

I was very pleased with my visit to see this provider. I needed to be seen sooner than when my doctor had an opening so I took this appointment. Very glad I did - very pleasant and helpful.

July 26, 2019 7:00 PM

I thought Dr. Ecker was very kind and respectful. She listened to what I had to say without pressure or judgment.

July 21, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Ecker is an excellent doctor. She took her time with me and answered all of my questions.

July 19, 2019 7:00 PM

she understand me doctor esker is the best

July 16, 2019 7:00 PM


July 14, 2019 7:00 PM

Ecker was terrific!

July 14, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Ecker is a kind and caring doctor. She listened to me and spent adequate time.

July 14, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Ecker always adresses herself to my voiced health concerns, and follows up with ordering the proper tests and procedures which are indicated. It is easy to relate to her, because she works with a pleasant and professional demeanor at all times, and makes the patient feel comfortable. She seems very knowledgeable in her medical practice, and primarily is excellent in calling the patient immediately with tests results within a few days. I would highly recommend Dr. Ecker to friends and family.

July 10, 2019 7:00 PM

I had to get vaccines for school, and Dr. Ecker was very kind & friendly!

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