Steven Hersh, MD

Specialty: CardiologyInterventional Cardiology

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Steven Hersh, MD

Specialty: CardiologyInterventional Cardiology

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Advocate Heart Institute

1875 Dempster Street

Suite 555

Park Ridge, IL 60068

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Office: 847-698-5500

Fax: 847-698-5517

Meet Steven Hersh, MD

About me

  • AngioplastyAtherectomyBrachytherapyCardiac CatheterizationEchocardiogramsEKG - ElectrocardiogramFamilial HypercholesterolemiaInterventional CardiologyInvasive CardiologyLaboratory on PremisesPacemaker InsertionPacemaker MaintenanceRadionuclideStent Procedure (For Angioplasty)Stress Testing



  • University Of Illinois Medical Center
  • University Of Illinois Medical Center
  • University Of Illinois Medical Center
  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine At Urbana

Board certifications

  • Cardiology

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 286 patient ratings.


July 27, 2020 4:25 PM

Dr. Hersh explained everything in a clear and understandable manner. We explored my current condition as well as steps to take going forward.

July 27, 2020 4:25 PM

I feel supremely confident that I am in the best of care under Dr. Hersh

July 27, 2020 2:35 PM

Tells it like it is, which is what I like.

July 27, 2020 2:35 PM

My experience has been very positive with Dr. Hersh.

July 8, 2020 11:04 AM

Steven Hersh is the best doctor I ever had contact. Great person and professional. Very happy and glad to see him every 3 _____ visit.

July 6, 2020 6:31 PM

I have an excellent relationship with my doctor. He listens to my concerns and advises me on prescriptions, healthy habits, exercise and controlling my blood sugar. He is truly concerned about the state of my health.

May 22, 2020 12:00 AM

Dr. Steven Hersh is a very fine cardiac specialist. His manner is humorous while being very serious about the well-being of his patients. I am very satisfied will the quality of his care.

May 15, 2020 9:03 AM

Very good.

May 13, 2020 8:48 AM

This was a video visit, considering the first time I did this, it was very good.

May 5, 2020 7:54 AM

Dr. Hersh is a very through dr. couldn't be more satisfied with his interest in my health. Very sincere, caring, and knowledgeable of my past health issues and very up front with all information he feels I need to know.

May 5, 2020 7:54 AM

It is always a good experience to see him. I would highly recommend to friends, family & strangers. I am very confident in his medical experiences.

April 16, 2020 9:31 AM

Dr. Hersh has always been very thorough and we have a good visit. He takes a lot of time I never feel rushed.

April 8, 2020 12:26 PM


April 8, 2020 12:26 PM

Pleasant relationship with Dr. Hersh.

March 30, 2020 2:04 PM

I was scheduled for a 6 month routine checkup with Dr Hersh. Due to the ongoing Covid -19 pandemic the office contacted me about canceling the appointment if I felt all was good. Because I was having a possible issue I asked if I could at least speak to Fr Hersh. Dr Hersh called me and we had a very good and thorough conversation over the phone. Based upon the information I was able to provide him he advised I wear a heart monitor for a month. He arranged for me to come in that afternoon to receive one.

March 30, 2020 2:04 PM

I have been seeing Dr Hersh for a number of years and have a lot of confidence in him and feel he genuinely cares about me and my health.

March 26, 2020 5:52 AM

Good visit.

March 22, 2020 12:58 PM


March 22, 2020 12:58 PM

very good doctor

March 20, 2020 6:21 AM

I've been under his care for over 20 years.

March 20, 2020 6:15 AM

He came in 50 minutes late because he had to visit the hospital next door, but he gave me all the time I needed for my visit.

March 18, 2020 11:56 AM

Always a good experience. I have been coming to him for more than 35 years.

March 2, 2020 2:48 PM

all went well.

February 25, 2020 11:09 AM

Excellent physician. Very thorough. Is continually working with me to control my blood pressure.

February 24, 2020 12:17 PM

I feel I can talk to doctor well (not nervous).

February 24, 2020 12:17 PM

Doctor very concerned about my health (treated well) (caring) (understanding) doctor has patients (no rushing).

February 24, 2020 12:17 PM

Very good.

February 24, 2020 12:17 PM

Good experience.

February 11, 2020 10:46 AM

I continue to feel that Dr. Hersh is on top of my condition and my medications. I feel comfortable as his patient. He is patient & thorough.

January 28, 2020 2:05 PM

Our communication is thorough, informed and in depth. When I had questions Dr. Hersh answered to the point, clearly and appropriately.

January 28, 2020 2:05 PM

I had a heart attack in Jan. 2005 at Lutheran Hosp. Dr. Hersh administered first aid and kept my life in tact. I have seen Dr. Hersh on 6 month intervals since then. I could not of asked for BETTER.

January 28, 2020 1:49 PM

Great visit - like my doctor!

January 28, 2020 1:49 PM


January 20, 2020 9:26 PM

Dr Hersh always takes good care of me and settles any concerns I have.

January 20, 2020 3:55 PM

Dr Hersh talks to you as an adult straight forward i would not have it any other way, I trust him.

January 4, 2020 3:57 PM

Doctor spoke about why test was stopped, but I would have liked more detail. He came in to speak with me later while I was having nuclear medicine pictures. I could not respond because I had to hold still.

December 23, 2019 4:12 PM

My appointment with Dr. Hersh was like a blast from the good old days where doctors spent time with you and didn't rush.I really felt like I'd gone back in time. Wonderful experience with him and the nurse who assists him.

December 21, 2019 5:35 AM

he's a very knowledgeable doctor. he was thorough and discussed and reviewed what I was there for.

December 21, 2019 5:35 AM

first visit, but I will be back.

December 16, 2019 3:18 PM


December 12, 2019 1:06 PM

I am very pleased with the care I am receiving from Dr. Hersh.

December 8, 2019 5:04 PM

I feel that I can discuss things that are bothering me and can ask his advice1

December 7, 2019 4:15 PM

He is a personal friend and an excellent physician.

December 7, 2019 4:15 PM

I have had NO bad experiences in over twenty years of care by the staff and physicians in this office. The care is excellent.

December 7, 2019 9:50 AM

outstanding caring comprehensive knowledgeable

December 7, 2019 9:50 AM

great bedside manner and wit!!

December 3, 2019 8:49 AM

Dr. Hersh was thorough, respectful, helpful and concerned. I would definitely recommend him.

November 22, 2019 9:03 AM

I have used Dr. Steven Hersh for over 25 years, he is great!

November 15, 2019 11:00 PM

very helpful and understanding

November 15, 2019 11:00 PM


October 21, 2019 7:00 PM

Great provider.

October 3, 2019 7:00 PM

He has been my heart specialist since 1989. I depend on him.

September 3, 2019 7:00 PM

All went well.

August 28, 2019 7:00 PM

I have great respect for this dr. when my family practice dr. referred me to another dr. in his practice, there was going to be a 6 wk. wait.

August 26, 2019 7:00 PM

as usual he is very through and patient. he talks about other medical problems i have such as spinal stenosis and gives great advice

August 21, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Hersh is a fine doctor.

August 13, 2019 7:00 PM

I was completely satisfied with my provider.

August 8, 2019 7:00 PM

Good visit. Need to listen to Dr. Hersh. Can't seem to lose the weight.

August 2, 2019 7:00 PM

He is a knowledgeable and caring doctor and knows my case well.

July 14, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Hersh is always good in checking with all I need concerning my health. I really like him, he understands me & all my concerns about my health.

June 17, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Hersh is one of the best doctors I've ever encountered. He is forthright and through. I feel he really cares about me as an individual, he does his best to keep me on track.

June 16, 2019 7:00 PM

EXCELLENT VISIT Dr was courteous, and took as much tine with me as WE needed.

June 2, 2019 7:00 PM

My provider is a very good. Provider is a very helpful and replied me very courtesy.

May 31, 2019 7:00 PM


May 12, 2019 7:00 PM

Good experience since this is not my usual cardiologist, I had some concerns, however Dr. Hersh made me feel relaxed & comfortable.

May 3, 2019 7:00 PM


April 28, 2019 7:00 PM

Provider was quick to make his decisions for me with little regards to what I said.I have multiple recorded medical issues.I went to see Provider for 2 specific reason that needed Cardiologist expertise.

April 28, 2019 7:00 PM

it was very good.

April 21, 2019 7:00 PM

Excellent experience.

April 14, 2019 7:00 PM

My provider was excellent, but new computer system was a MESS. It caused STRESS.

March 27, 2019 7:00 PM


March 17, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Hersh is THE BEST!!! So concrned empathetic and really SMART!!

March 13, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Hersh is excellent.

February 7, 2019 6:00 PM

He is a very good doctor.

January 29, 2019 6:00 PM

Always thorough,effecient.Dr Hersch is pleasant and sometime funny.I feel confident having him as my provider

January 24, 2019 6:00 PM

Alway professional.

January 24, 2019 6:00 PM

detail orientated to getting my BP down.

January 18, 2019 6:00 PM

he is the best doctor Iam happy we met in the hospital the day of my by pas surgery I would say he is the man who saved my life after god of course and doctor luv wise burg and doctor sumers who did my sergury god bless doctor Steven hursh and every thing he says it's always for your own good that's how doctors should be

December 3, 2018 6:00 PM

All my visits with Dr. Hersh are very good experience. I find the doctor to be very competent, compassionate and thorough.

November 18, 2018 6:00 PM

It was good

November 12, 2018 6:00 PM

excellent and we even talked about a procedure for my back with another dr. and informed me not to use Eliquis meddicme for four doses.i have been apatient with dr . Hersch and he has been always great.

October 21, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr Hersh has been my cardiologist for close to twenty years and has always treated me with care, concern and medical expertise.

October 15, 2018 7:00 PM

my primary scheduled the appointment and dr Hersh saw me right away

October 15, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr Hersh is tough but fair. he is excellent. the staff is very nice and professional.

October 14, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Hersh is an outstanding doctor and person!! I recommend all my family memyand friends to him. He is thorough an caring. Also very smart, and conveys trust in his opinions. You should give him a big raise, as he is worth more than any possible salary you are paying him!

October 12, 2018 7:00 PM

It went very well.

October 7, 2018 7:00 PM

I've been a patient of Dr. Hersh's for about 35 years. He's both my cardiologist and someone I can confide in. I like the man - immensely! He's a terrific physician and a d_____ good guy. I feel fortunate to be in his care!

September 30, 2018 7:00 PM

Provider doesn't say what he's testing (blood) or give us the results of the test! Doesn't tell us when he wants us to return!

September 30, 2018 7:00 PM

He was well informed about my illness and treatment

September 9, 2018 7:00 PM

excellent doctor. I probably could have asked more specific questions regarding feedback.

August 27, 2018 7:00 PM

I have great respect for Dr. Hersh and enjoy a pleasant, congenial relationship -

August 22, 2018 7:00 PM

Very good.

August 19, 2018 7:00 PM

I was well satisfied with my visit.

August 13, 2018 7:00 PM

dr hersh is always helpful and explains thinks about my health over all lproblems.

July 23, 2018 7:00 PM

The biggest problem with all the providers at LGH is the problem of parking. I have to start one hour before my appointment time to insure being on time for my appointment. I only live 15 minutes away. Walking up the ramp from the parking lot across the street is a stress test all by it's self. I seldom find parking in the underground no matter what time my appointment is. If I use the valet parking, I have to walk the length of the hospital to get to my doctor's office. Very hard to do in my condition.

July 20, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr Hersh is tough but he has my best interest at heart. everyone in this office is very nice and responsive.

July 1, 2018 7:00 PM

wait time too long

June 29, 2018 7:00 PM

very good service

June 25, 2018 7:00 PM

I see Dr. Hersh every 6 months. In addition to his examination he goes over all the medication and asks about other health issues such as my seeing a dermatologist and the last time a lot of confidence in him and appreciate all the time he takes with me.

June 11, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Hersh was the worst medical professional I have ever encountered in my life. He left the room 3 seperate times to take a phone call during my appointment, and answered a phone call on his personal phone in front of me. Mind you, this was not even from a number he knew, but a random telemarketer. On top of this, he said very discomforting things during the appointment, such as, "Although I consider myself close to God..." hyping up his own intelligence or medical expertise. He also asked, "So will you be donating your body to science after this?" because of my young age exhibiting heart problems. I hated everything about this visit, and his only response to all of my questions was that I was, "too young" to be exhibiting these symptoms. This was an appointment that easily could have happened over phone, or even voicemail, because he clearly did not listen to my concerns about my health, or at the very least did not address them. I wish I had not wasted my time and my parents money with visiting this doctor. I'm even getting a second opinion from a different doctor for the same condition, for this appointment went so badly. The fact that a professional this poor is even employed is appalling. Needless to say, I did not enjoy my appointment with Dr. Hersh.

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