Stephen M. Rowley, MD

Specialty: CardiologyCritical Care MedicineInterventional Cardiology

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Stephen M. Rowley, MD

Specialty: CardiologyCritical Care MedicineInterventional Cardiology

Independent practitioner Advocate Medical Group provider

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Advocate Heart Institute

3825 South Highland Avenue

Tower 2 - Suite 400

Downers Grove, IL 60515

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Office: 630-719-4799

Fax: 630-963-7420

Meet Stephen M. Rowley, MD

About me

  • BrachytherapyCardiovascular DiseaseEchocardiogram, TransesophogealElectronic ICU/TelemedicineFamilial HypercholesterolemiaGeriatricsInterventional Cardiology



  • Loyola University Stritch School Of Medicine
  • Presbyterian University Hospital
  • Presbyterian University Hospital
  • State University Of New York

Board certifications

  • Cardiology

Hospital affiliations

  • Advocate Good Samaritan 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 640 patient ratings.


July 25, 2020 11:56 AM

I had a good visit.

July 25, 2020 11:56 AM

Good experience.

July 21, 2020 1:13 PM

I have confidence in this provider

July 21, 2020 1:13 PM

Well run organization

July 20, 2020 9:34 PM

I have been seeing Dr. Rowley since 1993. It started in the Emergency Room at Good Samaritan Hospital where I was having fast heartbeats. I have been seeing him at least annually ever since. I have not had the fast heart beats in 4 years now. (We don't know why.) We have a very good doctor/patient relationship.

July 20, 2020 6:36 AM

Dr. Rowley is excellent. He is the best of any of my doctors.

July 20, 2020 6:36 AM

I am so pleased with Advocate. My internist is another group and the patient focus is gone. Advocate and its doctors and staffs have a patient focus that is critical.

July 20, 2020 6:32 AM

Dr. Rowley is very professional but he has not called me on my blood test results which I faxed to him (from Jan. 2020) after my 6/15/2020 visit.

July 17, 2020 7:27 AM

Very good.

July 16, 2020 9:48 AM

Excellent doctor who cares about you & your health and advise accordingly. I can recommend to all my family members & friends if they needed.

July 14, 2020 9:09 AM

Dr. Rowley has been my cardiologist since May of 2014. He is simply the best on every level as far as my health care is concerned. I trust him completely and am constantly reassured by having his as my doctor.

July 13, 2020 2:44 PM

Dr.Rowley and the team do a great job. I always appreciate his advice and concern for my health.

July 13, 2020 2:44 PM

Everyone in the office is very courteous and helpful.

July 4, 2020 10:22 AM

excellent love Dr. Rowley

July 2, 2020 12:00 AM

As usual, my experience with Dr. Stephen Rowley was very good. I have been seeing Dr. Rowley for several years. He always takes his time in listening to me and in explaining things to me about my heart issues.

July 2, 2020 12:00 AM

I always leave Dr. Rowley's office feeling confident about the condition of my heart and the steps we are both taking to keep me well.

June 29, 2020 8:47 PM

excellent cardiologist- would highly recommend.

June 29, 2020 8:47 PM

always provides great care

June 22, 2020 9:23 AM

Dr. Rowley is the BEST. I have been seeing him for almost 10 yrs. for annual visit.

June 22, 2020 9:23 AM

Dr. Rowley is an excellent doctor. You never feel rushed & he either remembers your health problems or has recently review them & decides the best route to take for your best health.

June 22, 2020 9:23 AM

Very trustworthy & understanding & has kept me up & running at 87.

June 17, 2020 10:52 AM

Dr. Stephen Rowley is a professional who has been my cardiologist since I was hospitalized from _____ Cancer Clinic (Dr. X) on 11-21-19.

June 13, 2020 3:25 AM

Very Good

May 28, 2020 4:35 AM

Good always concerned with my welfare.

May 26, 2020 10:10 AM

The phone call visit was handled very well, very professional.

May 22, 2020 11:01 AM

Because of the virus, this was a phone conversation with Dr. Rowley. He is always "tops." I love Dr. Rowley. I have visited him for twenty five years & I am now 97... thanks to him & the Lord.

May 20, 2020 8:27 AM

Very professional.

May 20, 2020 8:27 AM


May 15, 2020 12:00 AM

Very knowledgeable about further tests and recommendations for medication.

May 13, 2020 8:57 AM

Dr. Rowby has been my cardiologist for more than 20 years. He has taken very good care of me & he has my full trust. He explains what he wants to do (if need be) simply and well. He takes time to answer my questions completely.

May 6, 2020 7:59 AM

Dr. was friendly and answered questions.

May 6, 2020 7:59 AM

Always a pleasure to have an appointment with him.

May 2, 2020 7:44 AM

Super-was a phone experience with DR Rowley. 1st time for myself. It worked out just fine.

May 2, 2020 7:44 AM

Good experience as always with Dr Rowley.

April 6, 2020 5:49 AM

Dr. Rowley provides excellent treatment.

April 6, 2020 5:49 AM

Always listens carefully.

March 31, 2020 9:43 AM

I am very fortunate to be a patient of Dr. Stephen Rowley. He is professional knowledgeable, compassionate and very patient. My visits with Dr. Rowley are very reassuring and as a person of age, that is an important factor.

March 31, 2020 9:43 AM

Diue to the ongoing virus, my current visit with Dr. Rowley was conducted by phone. IThe visit was as complete and very. satisfactory as my office visits with him. The Advocate Group should be proud to have Dr. Stephen Rowley as. a. member of their team. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to conduct this survey.

March 30, 2020 1:52 PM

I always look forward to my visit with Dr. Rowley ll he's always very thorough and helpful and answered all my questions and put me at ease.

March 28, 2020 5:07 PM

As always Dr Rowley reviewed my lab and stress test results and took the appropriate time to share his analysis with myself and wife.

March 28, 2020 9:06 AM

Always an excellent conversation with Dr. Rowley.

March 24, 2020 10:25 AM

Excellent Physician and office staff

March 24, 2020 10:25 AM

Excellent rxperience

March 24, 2020 9:33 AM

I have had the pleasure of having Dr Rawley to attend to my complex medical issues with patience professionalism for almost two decades I thank him very much

March 23, 2020 10:32 PM

I am very pleased to have Dr. Rowley as my cardiologist.

March 23, 2020 8:55 PM

Very satisfied with levels of care, knowledge, genuine interest in my wellbeing, exhibited by my provider

March 21, 2020 2:02 AM

Dr Rowley is patient and spends the time to listen to your concerns.

March 19, 2020 8:05 AM

Dr. Rowley is an amazing physician. I have numerous health conditions and he always asks about them. In my last visit, he had reviewed all my previous tests from other doctors and was able to give us his opinion on how they effect my heart condition. He is such a caring doctor and like an old friend when you visit. He never treats you like a number, he treats you with such compassion and care.

March 19, 2020 8:05 AM

Truly an amazing, compassionate, knowledgeable doctor. The best ever!!!!!!!

March 17, 2020 7:41 AM

Always an excellent and informative visit.

March 16, 2020 7:55 PM

comforting informative helpful

March 16, 2020 2:36 PM

Excellent office visit.

March 16, 2020 2:36 PM

Always feel good after an office visit with Dr. Rowley.

March 15, 2020 1:51 PM

a very satisfied visit

March 15, 2020 1:51 PM

very good visit

March 14, 2020 9:48 AM

Could not have been better

March 12, 2020 11:00 AM

Dr. Rowley is an excellent cardiologist. He encourages me to keep up my exercise.

February 26, 2020 9:28 AM

Dr. Rowley and his team are compassionate, knowledgeable, down-to-earth and supportive. I trust them with my health care implicitly.

February 24, 2020 6:27 PM

Dr Rowley's name is missing. He is a great provider. The new computer system needs more training.

February 24, 2020 4:51 PM

Everyone affiliated with that office has been wonderful. I have the utmost respect for Dr. Rowley

February 19, 2020 12:13 PM

I have been seeing Dr. Rowley for 25 years. I can't imagine anyone being better.

February 13, 2020 11:48 AM

Very comfortable.

February 13, 2020 11:48 AM

Very good experience.

February 8, 2020 11:37 PM

Dr. Rowley is exceptionally good at what he does.

February 8, 2020 10:12 AM

Dr. Rowley is wonderful!

February 8, 2020 8:39 AM

Dr. Rowley is extremely knowledgeable and caring.

February 6, 2020 11:25 AM

I have great respect to doctors (MD's) who are conscientious and humble; he is one of them.

February 6, 2020 11:25 AM

Very good.

January 30, 2020 7:29 AM

Dr. Bowley is always up to date on my health concerns & gives me great care.

January 29, 2020 12:58 PM

Dr. Rowley is one-of-a-kind. I have complete confidence & trust in his judgment & ability.

January 29, 2020 11:40 AM

Very good 6 mo review

January 29, 2020 11:40 AM

Thorough review of medication and next appt

January 28, 2020 2:12 PM

Very good & satisfactory.

January 25, 2020 10:50 AM

Dr. Rowley always spends time explaining. he took excellent care of my father and I've been seeing him since 2003.

January 25, 2020 10:50 AM

Always great experience!

January 25, 2020 3:32 AM

I know this doctor for more than 20 years and I am always happy about the visit.

January 25, 2020 3:32 AM

I don't have any bad experiences, only good ones

January 21, 2020 10:34 AM

Excellent. Dr. Rowley took the time for explanation and discussion re: my questions.

January 21, 2020 10:34 AM

Excellent experience.

January 20, 2020 1:48 PM

always a good experience with Dr. Rowley!

January 18, 2020 11:38 AM

Simply the best doctor in all regards

January 18, 2020 11:38 AM

All visits over some thirty five have been have been excellent and helpful experiences. I am fortunate to have Dr. Rowley as my cardiologist.

January 16, 2020 2:01 PM

He is a very good doctor, very kind and pleasant.

January 14, 2020 6:11 PM

Dr. Rowley is an excellent cardiologist. He explains things very thoroughly to you and in terms that you can understand. He makes you feel very comfortable about your visit.

January 13, 2020 2:06 PM

Dr. Rowley is an outstanding cardiologist with deep concern for his patients. He is thorough and polite and listens to my comments.

January 10, 2020 8:57 AM

Dr. Rowley is kind, caring, and compassionate. He is an excellent physician.

December 29, 2019 6:38 PM

very good

December 29, 2019 6:38 PM


December 28, 2019 8:10 AM

This provider is friendly and attentive, makes me feel comfortable.

December 19, 2019 6:57 AM

I trust & like Dr. Rowley. He was my dr. in hospital & I continued as his patient.

December 19, 2019 6:57 AM

Always a very good experience.

December 16, 2019 5:35 PM

Dr. Rowley and his team are always focused on me and my medical condition, clear in their instructions and very warm, pleasant, and positive.

December 14, 2019 5:39 AM

I've been seeing Dr. Rowley since 1992. He has always had my best interest in mind.

December 12, 2019 4:02 PM

Very attentive, friendly and professional doctor.

December 12, 2019 4:02 PM

Good experience.

December 10, 2019 9:58 AM

Excellent service and great people in the facility

December 10, 2019 9:58 AM

very good

December 7, 2019 11:11 AM

excellent visit, very thorough.

November 26, 2019 11:34 AM

Dr. Rowley is probably my favorite member of my medical team.

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