Michael Brottman, MD

Specialty: Cardiology

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Advocate Heart Institute

133 East Brush Hill Road

Suite 202

Elmhurst, IL 60126

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Office: 630-782-4050

Fax: 630-782-5021

Meet Michael Brottman, MD

About me



  • Fellowship: Loyola University Medical Center
  • Residency: Loyola University Medical Center
  • Internship: Loyola University Medical Center
  • Medical School: University of Illinois at Chicago

Board certifications

  • Cardiology

Hospital affiliations

  • Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital
  • Advocate Medical Group

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
  • 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 305 patient ratings.


March 9, 2020 11:48 AM

This cardiologist is one of the best! Seems to be very honest & caring, I was very impressed.

March 9, 2020 11:48 AM

All good.

February 13, 2020 11:24 AM

Excellent job!

February 11, 2020 5:37 PM

My visit was required in order to get clearance from a cardioligist, as requested by my urologist, due to a questionable ekg. Dr. Brottman was very helpful and put me at ease. He made recommendations for further testing based on family history.

February 11, 2020 5:37 PM

I was very pleased with Dr. Brottman and would certainly recommend him to friends and family.

February 5, 2020 10:50 AM

It was good - Friendly atmosphere while waiting.

February 5, 2020 10:50 AM

Nurse was friendly & explained procedure well. The doctor was engaging spent time explain medications etc.

February 2, 2020 5:43 AM

Everyone professional & caring. Very pleasant & kind.

February 2, 2020 5:43 AM


February 1, 2020 5:33 PM

as usual, the visit was pleasant.

February 1, 2020 5:33 PM

outside of the very long wait time, the visit was good.

January 30, 2020 12:38 PM

Dr. Brottman was very thorough in his evaluation and I was pleased with my treatment during my appointment.

January 30, 2020 7:27 AM

I was very happy with him. Very helpful.

January 30, 2020 7:27 AM

He made me feel comfortable. Did not rush me.

January 8, 2020 6:22 AM

My original Advocate Medical Group cardiologist was Dr. X who left the group in July 19. I picked Dr. Michael Brottman as my new cardiologist. Dr. Brottman was very patient, kind, and listened to all my concerns and answered all my questions well. He is a very caring and knowledgeable doctor.

January 6, 2020 2:41 PM

Dr Brottman is fantastic

January 5, 2020 4:23 PM


December 15, 2019 7:43 PM

The experience was very pleasurable.

December 9, 2019 7:46 PM

always great

December 2, 2019 6:56 PM

Dr Brotman has my complete confidence.

November 27, 2019 8:47 AM

Shows concerns direct on point.

November 27, 2019 8:47 AM


November 14, 2019 8:15 AM

This was the first time I met this Dr. Brottman she did more for me in one visit, then the other 2 dr.'s did in 3 years.

November 13, 2019 11:00 PM

All good!! I would like to receive a follow up call about any change with stopping the prescription.

October 17, 2019 7:00 PM

Very good provider.

October 6, 2019 7:00 PM

I go for check-ups routinely - Heart surgery 14 yrs. ago - been with since!

September 30, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Michael Brottman is very caring & gave me satisfying answer to my questions.

September 26, 2019 7:00 PM

Excellent doctor.

September 13, 2019 7:00 PM

very good

September 11, 2019 7:00 PM

NEW dr. very personable & professional. (I liked him.)

September 9, 2019 7:00 PM

Very good

September 2, 2019 7:00 PM

I have been Dr. Brottman patients for 19 years and he takes good care of me. I came to Elmhurst 19 years ago from Rockford.

August 25, 2019 7:00 PM

very good doctor. I have been with him a long time. I trust his judgement very much.

August 21, 2019 7:00 PM

Great experience. I trust Dr. Brottman with the pen that we outlined.

August 20, 2019 7:00 PM

Have been under the yearly care of Dr. Brottman for many years, respect him and if I was unhappy with his care, I would seek Medical Care elsewhere ........

August 4, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Brottman is always very kind and shows genuine concern for me as his patient. He always listens to me gives me advise/information freely and never make me feel rushed.

July 31, 2019 7:00 PM

To me, the doctor is a caring person. He ask me about my other health problems, worries & family. Explains how again, how the pill works & how it's helping me. He is professional.

June 23, 2019 7:00 PM

visit went well will do a stress test next

June 17, 2019 7:00 PM

Excellent communation

May 1, 2019 7:00 PM

19 yrs. of watching over my weight since I had a heart attack. I've been blessed w/the doctors I've had. caring and always professional.

April 29, 2019 7:00 PM

Very professional staff and medical provider!

April 24, 2019 7:00 PM

I am going to Dr. Brottman almost 20 years. I am very happy with him.

April 24, 2019 7:00 PM

Complete confidence in Dr. Brottman.

April 24, 2019 7:00 PM

Always a very good experience.

April 7, 2019 7:00 PM

Very happy with Dr. Brottman

December 3, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Brottman is a professional, compassionate & caring doctor. He anticipates your needs before you even realize you need it.

November 25, 2018 6:00 PM

very good

November 18, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr Brottman has been my cardiologist for close to 20 years. I have complete confidence in him. He has alway been professional, courteous and has always shown an strong interest in my health and well-being on both a professional and personal basis.

October 21, 2018 7:00 PM

Appointments were on time and the doctor and staff were able and willing to answer all questions that I and my family member had during this appointment. I was, as always, very satisfied with the treatment I received.

October 21, 2018 7:00 PM

I have being going to Dr. Brottman for 18 years is very good and will recommend him to friends

October 21, 2018 7:00 PM

Excellent doctor, very professional

October 19, 2018 7:00 PM

Always professional & courteous.

October 7, 2018 7:00 PM

DR. Brottman has been my heart Dr. since about the year 2000 and I think he is a great Doctor .

October 7, 2018 7:00 PM

I always feel that Dr. Brottman is highly capable in his field and knows me too.

September 27, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Brottman is a excellent physician I would recommend him to anyone I know. Dr. Brottman make you feel like a person, and not just a patient, I respect his opinion and he respect mine, he is a good human being.

September 18, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Brottman and his nurse are always helpful and answer all questions asked.

September 6, 2018 7:00 PM

Doctor Brottman has been my doctor since 2001. He takes good care of me.

August 24, 2018 7:00 PM

Very good, informative,

July 5, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Brottman has always been very respectful to me and my health needs for about 8 years when I first started going to his office. I like work.

July 1, 2018 7:00 PM

Very nice visit.

June 28, 2018 7:00 PM

Always good to see you, Dr. Brottman!

June 24, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr Brottman is attentive, knowledgeable and caring.

April 26, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Brottman is an excellent heart doctor.

April 25, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Brottman has always provided me with excellent care.

April 9, 2018 7:00 PM

Always a productive and professional visit by Doctor and all staff.Consistently

April 3, 2018 7:00 PM

Method, that is procedure, for rescheduling is a bit awkward. If back up of patients - very small waiting area which we experienced and is across from clerk's office. When you use a walker this is very cumbersome - of course you can call but it is more convenient to schedule while you are there.

March 29, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Brottman is always pleasant.

March 7, 2018 6:00 PM

Doctor Brottman has been my doctor since 2001 and he knows me really well. We also talk about my heart and also my part time job. He also ask how the paper rollers are doing. I'm a paper roller.

March 4, 2018 6:00 PM

I appreciate the fact that Dr. Brottman listened to what I had to say and offered a solution which I am pursuing.

March 4, 2018 6:00 PM

I thought it was very professional , everyone was very polite!

February 23, 2018 6:00 PM

Very good.

February 19, 2018 6:00 PM

More than adequate

February 13, 2018 6:00 PM

Always professional & very nice.

January 23, 2018 6:00 PM

Excellent health care and medical staff.

January 21, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Brottman has been my cardiologist since 2000 - I'm very satisfied.

January 16, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Brottman is very kind and polite. He answers any questions I ask and gives reasons why.

January 16, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Brottman has been my doctor for many years. He always is very thorough. I'm very satisfied with the time he spent with me.

December 8, 2017 6:00 PM

I always have top notch care with Dr. Brottman he is a very good cardiologist!

December 5, 2017 6:00 PM

I was complaining about being sluggish, cut my meds in half & not I'm back to work, I like my doctor & liking someone is a real big thing with me.

December 3, 2017 6:00 PM

He listens to mom's reasons and explains things to her patiently.

November 30, 2017 6:00 PM

Helpful and respectful.

November 19, 2017 6:00 PM

I have been a patient if Dr Brottman for 18 years. he is always professional and courteous. He cares about his patients. I feel privileged to have Dr Brottman as my cardiologist.

November 10, 2017 6:00 PM

He did what was best for me & my wife.

November 2, 2017 7:00 PM

Very good.

October 31, 2017 7:00 PM

Wonderful MD!

October 26, 2017 7:00 PM

He is very compassionate but straight to the point - which is the best way to be

October 23, 2017 7:00 PM

Dr. Brottman is always MEDICALLY correct & friendly.

October 10, 2017 7:00 PM

Dr. Brottman is always friendly and cheerful.

October 2, 2017 7:00 PM

Very thankful he is my cardiologist. Continue to pray for him each day.

October 1, 2017 7:00 PM

Dr. Brottman is a great cardiologist. He has saved my life twice and given me hope for the future.

September 29, 2017 7:00 PM

Always happy to see and he always pleasant to talk to. Always perfefitional and sits down and explains about the Medicine I'm taking and my medical condition.

September 29, 2017 7:00 PM

Good and concerned for my well being.

September 17, 2017 7:00 PM

Always very good.

September 13, 2017 7:00 PM

Dr. Brottman, nurse & receptionist were outstanding Dr. Brottman is an excellent PROVIDER.

September 12, 2017 7:00 PM

Very good MD!

August 19, 2017 7:00 PM

This was my first visit and it was good.

August 14, 2017 7:00 PM

This was a routine check up w/Dr. Brottman. He was, as always, thorough & to the point. Plus he was cordial!

July 25, 2017 7:00 PM


July 15, 2017 7:00 PM

excellent and straightforward, just the way I like it.

July 14, 2017 7:00 PM

this provider is outstanding. I feel comfortable entrusting him with my health. I am a heart valve recipient and he has my best interest at hand I was blessed the day I walked into the ER and was given this provider to oversee my health crisis !

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