Howard Mc Nair, MD

Specialty: Family Medicine

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Advocate Medical Group

4001 Vollmer Road

Olympia Fields, IL 60461

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Meet Howard Mc Nair, MD



  • Cook County Hospital
  • Meharry Medical College School of Medicine, Nashville TN

Board certifications

  • Family Medicine

Hospital affiliations

  • Advocate South Suburban 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 319 patient ratings.


July 23, 2020 9:45 AM

Dr. McNair is always pleasant and very accommodating when it came to my health. He's very good at what he does.

July 23, 2020 9:45 AM

I realize that the medical field is very stressful and that is why when I go in for appointments, I'm very courteous to the doctors and their staff. I've always have great experience, every time.

July 20, 2020 10:44 AM

It was to the point. The dr. addressed all of my concerns, ran a battery of tests concerning my issues and what I needed.

July 20, 2020 9:52 AM

He has been my PC for the last 12 to 15 years - When I have concerns and go on the portal he answers within hours.

July 14, 2020 5:42 PM


July 14, 2020 5:42 PM

good experience

July 13, 2020 1:42 PM

I waited over an hour to see this doctor. I was looking for a new doctor because my regular one retired. I have medical issues and was hoping that this doctor would take more time with me and I had to esplain too him that I needed a doctor for refills to my medice

July 9, 2020 1:59 PM

The Provider (Dr McNair) performed the job very well. I would recommend this provider.

July 7, 2020 8:03 AM

Dr. Mcnair always patience and listens & discusses answers is concerns or questions I have about my health. I consider my self lucky to have him as my primary care doctor.

July 7, 2020 7:47 AM

He was very knowledgeable and professional, caring. He made me feel comfortable. I would recommend he to anyone looking for a doctor that care about them.

July 7, 2020 7:47 AM

All I can say is this is my doctor now for life.

July 6, 2020 1:39 PM

Dr McNair saw me because my regular provider was unavailable but there has been no follow up regarding my ultrasound test or next steps give

July 6, 2020 1:39 PM

I love my regular primary care provider but I would have to think very hard about seeing Dr McNair again

July 3, 2020 8:11 AM

My experience with my provider was good and I did not have any problems!

June 30, 2020 1:26 PM

Very talkative most important my visits have always been good one.

June 30, 2020 1:26 PM

Wonderful very caring doctor.

June 29, 2020 6:32 PM

It was good.

May 24, 2020 6:26 PM

excellent experience

May 22, 2020 12:00 AM

I have always had a good experience with... and everyone in the offices.

May 15, 2020 8:26 AM

The provider was arrogant.

April 28, 2020 9:54 AM

It is always nice to visit with Dr. McNair. He is personable and goes above most during appointments.

March 28, 2020 9:41 AM

Excellent doctor who shows concern for his patients, giving me confident to get through my health issues

March 28, 2020 9:41 AM

Keeping positive and the reality of whatever going on at the time of visit. Straight forward with concerns for my visit

March 14, 2020 6:42 AM

The provider is a responsible man who will listen to your needs and l thank him for that.

March 14, 2020 6:42 AM

God Bless him

March 11, 2020 11:00 AM

Dr. McNair was prompt, courteous and listened to my issues. During the visit he asked questions and responded to my questions. After the exam, Dr. McNair, shared a written report and discussed what to expect as next steps.

March 11, 2020 11:00 AM

The visit was a very good experience.

March 2, 2020 8:34 AM

This was our first time with Dr. McNair. This was a great experience. He really made me son feel comfortable and made him laugh which meant everything to me because my son was getting a flu shot & I was warned about how he would act.

March 2, 2020 8:34 AM

My son didn't even flinch when getting his shot (for the first time) and responded well to Dr. Mc Nair. Thank you!

February 29, 2020 1:08 AM

I had an excellent experience. I appreciate that he goes over my medications and orders bloodwork on me every year.

February 29, 2020 1:08 AM

Keep up the good work!

February 15, 2020 11:01 AM

It was rushed and impersonal.

February 15, 2020 11:01 AM

Dr. seems a little stressed and detached. There is no comprehensive plan for wellness and no follow-up. The specialist and the Primary Physician don't seem to talk or coordinate treatments

February 10, 2020 1:29 PM

The experience was actually horrible. The provider made me feel uncomfortable. I'm changing my doctor due to his negative and snobby remarks.

February 10, 2020 1:29 PM

The provider was rude and judged me the minute he read my medical records. I recently did not make the best decision and is living with it.. he made me feel like a horrible person. He lectured me and was rude for no reason. I spoke to him with respect even though I should've disrespected him back or simply left the office. He was no help, wasn't concerned about my wellbeing. I did not ask for his opinion about my accident, he decided to read my medical records and police report and wouldn't stop. I wept and after this appointment I knew I wouldn't be back to him. He wasn't concerned about my wellbeing and was super unprofessional. I never experienced anything like this from a "professional provider". I knew he was "extra" but that was my last straw with him.

February 2, 2020 5:16 AM

My paper work was not in for the lab work. I waited up to 10 mins. And people started coming and being called. I had to go back to the desk so they could send paper work.

January 28, 2020 9:49 AM

He is the best dr. Dr. Howard McNair has moved 3 times, and I have moved with him. He just cares about his patients. Very honest with us and and I just love him.

January 28, 2020 9:49 AM

He always gives me advice when I ask him questions about my health. Whether it's good or bad - He's honest. I'm down 104 lbs. and counting. He feels I'm depressed. I have been depressed before doesn't feel the same, but I will see someone.

January 26, 2020 6:23 AM

very knowledgeable, always willing to listen to questions and concerns and provide support. answers and where needed

January 26, 2020 6:23 AM

very supportive and understanding of my current condition

January 13, 2020 10:01 PM

overall it was a good experience it was Swift it was concise, and the doctor was good I have no complaints.

January 13, 2020 9:31 PM

I think the visit went well the doctor was knowledgeable to my questions and concerns.

January 13, 2020 10:39 AM

great experience

December 30, 2019 6:44 AM

Seem very knowledgeable.

December 30, 2019 6:44 AM

Very easy to communicate with.

December 16, 2019 6:55 PM

Dr. McNair was honest, forthright, professional and knowledgeable. He talked to me about my health concerns and answered all questions. He had to leave due to your group's mandate to see a patient for 20 minutes. It takes more time to get vitals, progress reports etc.I felt like I was on an assembly line. McNair is a great doctor who wants to spend time talking to patients but cannot. His case load is crowded and the rooms are small. When do the doctors get a break to relax, eat lunch or go to the john?

December 9, 2019 2:47 PM

I like this physician, shows that he cares.

November 24, 2019 9:42 AM

Once again it was a very pleasant visit. I've never had a doctor as patient an caring as Dr.McNair he's very knowledgeable an reassuring about my concerns regarding my husband's illness.

November 23, 2019 2:19 AM

great service overall. no complaints. dr McNair has been a top class doctor

November 23, 2019 2:19 AM

good experience with this location and provider

November 22, 2019 8:46 AM

Very good. Has been on the Advocate plan before.

November 22, 2019 8:46 AM

Good experience.

November 17, 2019 11:00 PM

Provider shares the most possible solution that's reasonable for me to adapt. Shows concern with my health good or bad .

November 17, 2019 11:00 PM

Nothing bad always explains everything that has a concern dealing with my health. Gives the best knowledgable solutions that may help.

November 15, 2019 11:00 PM

My experience was excellent, informative and helpful.

November 15, 2019 11:00 PM

My experience was very good and commendable.

November 10, 2019 11:00 PM

I was very pleased.

November 3, 2019 6:00 PM

very informative and throural

November 3, 2019 6:00 PM

If I could have service like this experience, I would have Dr. McNair as my primary.

October 27, 2019 7:00 PM

This was my first time seeing Dr. McNair, and I found him to be reasonably pleasant and attentive.

October 26, 2019 7:00 PM

this provider was very helpful and knowledgeable. Dr McNair is great and easy to talk to.

October 14, 2019 7:00 PM

I enjoy my office visit dr mcnair listens and I feel answer my question and explain it until I understand

October 14, 2019 7:00 PM

I love my provider .

October 13, 2019 7:00 PM

My visits are ALWAYS thorough. Dr. Howard McNair is the "ABSOLUTE BEST".Every time I see this Dr. I feel very good after my visit. The personable and professional attributes help tremendously. I hope he stays in practice for a whike. Dr. McNair is worth keeping around!

October 9, 2019 7:00 PM

He was polite & responsive, did his best to help.

September 18, 2019 7:00 PM

This was my first visit with this provider and I was completely satisfied with the doctor and his staff.

September 15, 2019 7:00 PM

Very precise & efficient. Informative, good personality.

September 8, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr.McNair is an Excellent doctor!

August 18, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. McNair arrived in his office five minutes after I got there! I almost fell out of my chair. His nurse rep called me 5 minutes after I came from the receptionist. He proceeded to check my records and discharge papers from So. Sub Hosp. He was my follow up physician. He was so knowledgeable, calm, courteous, professional and so helpful. He gave his insights and recommendations in a straight forward way. He answered all my questions until I understood his answers. He respected me as a person not just a client. I trusted him immediately.

July 7, 2019 7:00 PM

Doctor McNair is a very good doctor.Would highly recommend to friends and family.

June 23, 2019 7:00 PM

very bad he was rude and didn't let me explain my concern told me he had other patient to get to he only has 20min with me . and don't spend that with me . I have multiple thing that I wanted to address

June 6, 2019 7:00 PM

Very nice man.

June 1, 2019 7:00 PM

very good doctor

May 26, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr McNair was very pleasant, helpful, Had a good visit.

May 20, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr McNair took time to listen to my concerns and order the referrals needed.

May 20, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr McNair was very polite, efficient and easy to talk too.

May 17, 2019 7:00 PM

I absolutely love Dr. McNair!! I recently switched to him from Dr. X. I really like him and his staff. They are very punctual and Dr. McNair personally called me to discuss my lab results and always responds by next day to portal messages. Dr. X's office never called you back or responded so this is a huge change for me!!

May 14, 2019 7:00 PM

Excellent first visit!

May 13, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. McNair and the office assistants were very respectful, professional and awesome!

May 6, 2019 7:00 PM

I have been seeing Dr. Howard McNair for a few years and he is an excellent Doctor. He listens to my concerns and he makes sure that he has meet all of my needs before the conclusion of the visit.

May 5, 2019 7:00 PM

The provider was very prompt with my injury and gave me a referral to physical therapy in which I needed

May 4, 2019 7:00 PM


May 3, 2019 7:00 PM

good and healthful

April 26, 2019 7:00 PM

my experience with my provider is always excellent.. Dr. McNair always informative and attentive to my care" love him...

April 26, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. McNair is an extremely professional and compassionate provider, who cares about the well fare of his patients. This is becoming rare in today's fast society.

April 26, 2019 7:00 PM


April 21, 2019 7:00 PM

Every visit it's been a good experience

April 20, 2019 7:00 PM


April 16, 2019 7:00 PM

the doctor and his nurse were great, I experienced some unprofessionalism while dealing with the receptionist, who checked me in on the first day. I came back the next day, the receptionist was really professional. but the lab section was very unprofessional. especially my phlebotomist she was one of the most unprofessional people that I have ever have encountered in my life. very rude. I sat and waited for about 10-15 minutes to get my blood work done. after waiting on the ladies to finish gossiping about one of their coworkers. I was pretty disappointed with this experience, hopefully next time I visit things will have changed.

April 14, 2019 7:00 PM

Its always a pleasure to visit the staff advocate. My sons dr is very friendly and nice. overall experience is very good and i look forward to continuing my visits for myself and family at this facility

March 17, 2019 7:00 PM

when the doctor came in he did not engage me in any polite way. he examined me and did not explain his findings from the exam. when I expressed surprise and inquired about why a particular medicine was being prescribed he barked an abrupt answer to me which left my wife and I stunned. so much so that I was unable to engage him in meaningful dialogue after that exchange. I was not allowed to participate in the process and the visit was very quick. it left me feeling as if we were not welcome in the office.

March 17, 2019 7:00 PM

He wasn't friendly. Professional, but didn't seem like he cared about my issue or concern.

March 2, 2019 6:00 PM

provider was greatt

February 27, 2019 6:00 PM

Was efficient but seemed aloof.

February 23, 2019 6:00 PM

Came In With Not A Good Attitude

February 17, 2019 6:00 PM

My experience was wonderful!

February 11, 2019 6:00 PM

Our visit to Dr. Mcnair's office was a result of our other doctor for nearly 30 years retiring. Dr. Mcnair was recommended by one of our friends. To date he has been very responsive and helpful in assisting with our medical issues.

February 11, 2019 6:00 PM


February 4, 2019 6:00 PM

frist visit very good thank you

January 30, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. McNair was very caring.

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