Burton Lee Herbstman

Burton Lee Herbstman, M.D.

214 McHenry Road

Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089

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Burton Lee Herbstman, M.D.


Cholesterol Therapy

214 McHenry Road

Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089


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My goal is to provide high quality cardiac care with a team-oriented approach.

About Me

  • Medical Specialties: Cardiology
  • Primary Area of Focus: Cholesterol Therapy
  • Gender:
  • Age: 68
  • Years in Practice:
  • Board Certifications: Cardiology



  • Internship: Northwestern University; Internal Medicine
  • Fellowship: Rush University; Cardiology
  • Medical School: University of Chicago

Hospital Affiliations

  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
  • Advocate Medical Group

Ratings and Comments

Burton Lee Herbstman, M.D.

5 out of 5

51 Patient Ratings

Gives easy to understand instructions

5 out of 5

45 Patient Ratings

Explains in a way you understand

5 out of 5

51 Patient Ratings

Spends enough time with you

5 out of 5

51 Patient Ratings

Knows your important medical history

5 out of 5

51 Patient Ratings

Shows respect for what you say

5 out of 5

51 Patient Ratings

Listens carefully to you

5 out of 5

51 Patient Ratings


Great experience with Dr. Herbstman considering the nature of my visit.

Reviewed on March 28, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Herbstman is always a very pleasant gentleman on all visits.

Reviewed on March 26, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. herbstman is an outstanding Doctor. I. would recommend him to anyone with heart issues.

Reviewed on March 17, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Herbstman is the kindest specialist I have ever ahd. I highly recommend him.

Reviewed on March 12, 2019 7:00 PM

One of the best cardiologists around. He is the best.

Reviewed on March 10, 2019 7:00 PM

Very good doctor, although on previous questionnaires I have expressed my mental health is not good; that has NOT been addressed! Both physical & mental health matter VERY much!

Reviewed on March 4, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Herbstman is a professional, caring and knowledgeable person and Cardiologist.

Reviewed on February 17, 2019 6:00 PM

He was wonderful. Amazing personality & made sure all my questions were answered. Very respectful, just a wonderful person all around 100% recommend.

Reviewed on February 17, 2019 6:00 PM

As always, Dr. Herbstman asks questions and listens closely to the responses. He has time for any questions that I wish to ask. As far as I am concerned, Dr. Herbstman helped me avoid a heart attack in 2012 and possibly saved my life.

Reviewed on February 11, 2019 6:00 PM

very good.

Reviewed on February 1, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr Herbstman is my new cardiologist, and I am very happy with the way he explains everything and takes time to listen to what I have to say. He is very thorough, especially with my medications.

Reviewed on January 29, 2019 6:00 PM

Was excellent.

Reviewed on January 24, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Herbstman is an exceptional cardiologist who cares about his patients and follow through with all issues immediately to ensure patient care results...

Reviewed on January 24, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Herbstman is kind and understanding. He is a good listener.

Reviewed on January 18, 2019 6:00 PM

If I could give Dr. Herbstman a rating higher than 10, I most certainly would! I was his patient before he joined Advocate and stayed with him when he joined Advocate ... that speaks volumes about this doctor. there are none better!!

Reviewed on November 30, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Herbstman is an excellent cadiologist.

Reviewed on November 16, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Herbstman was very friendly & helpful as USUAL.

Reviewed on November 12, 2018 6:00 PM

As usual - Dr. very interested in how I feel in general and he answered my questions - I never felt rushed.

Reviewed on October 31, 2018 7:00 PM

I don't scare easy but my first visit with a cardiologist made me nervous. My initial visit with X, Dr. Herbstman's nurse and he himself was great and relaxing, their personable and professional manor gained my trust for today and any future activity. Thanks.

Reviewed on October 30, 2018 7:00 PM

it's was helpful

Reviewed on October 26, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Herbstman is the best. I changed medical groups so that I could continue my care with Dr. Herbstman.

Reviewed on October 26, 2018 7:00 PM

Excellent, except latest lab results were not available.

Reviewed on October 20, 2018 7:00 PM

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Medical Areas of Expertise

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Clinical Interests

  • Atherectomy
  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Echocardiograms
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Heart Defects
  • Holter Monitoring
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Stent Procedure (For Angioplasty)
  • Stress Testing


  • AARP MedicareComplete Plus HMO - POS
  • Aetna Better Health Premier Plan MMAI
  • Aetna Choice POS
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice (MC) POS
  • Aetna NAP - PPO
  • Aetna Open Access POS
  • Aetna Open Choice POS
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna Select Choice EPO
  • Aetna Select POS
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna US Healthcare Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Beech Street Network PPO
  • Blue Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross HMO Illinois
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO - POS
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Blue Cross PPO
  • Blue Cross PPO - Advocate Associate Medical Plan
  • Blue Precision Bronze HMO
  • Blue Precision Gold HMO
  • Blue Precision HMO
  • Blue Precision Platinum HMO
  • Blue Precision Silver HMO
  • BlueCare Direct
  • Cigna C - 5 POS
  • Cigna Health Partners POS
  • Cigna Health Partners PPO
  • Cigna Open Access Plus POS
  • Cigna Open Access Plus State of Illinois POS
  • CIGNA Open Access POS
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry HMO
  • Coventry One Select PPO
  • Coventry PPO
  • Coventry Workers Comp PPO
  • First Health Network EPO
  • First Health Network PPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna HMO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna Open Access Plus HMO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna PPO
  • Harken Health Choice Plus
  • Harken Health Compass Plus
  • Health Alliance HMO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • Healthlink PPO
  • HealthSpring Medicaid ICP
  • HealthSpring Medicare HMO
  • HealthSpring MMAI
  • HFN Platinum EPO
  • HFN Total Care PPO
  • Humana Advocate Health Care PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana DuPage Medical Group HMO
  • Humana DuPage Medical Group HMO - HMO Select
  • Humana EPO - Advocate Associate Medical Plan
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Choice PPO
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana Gold Plus Integrated-Medicare-Medicaid Plan
  • Humana HMO - Advocate Associate Medical Plan
  • Humana HMO Select
  • Humana Illinois Platinum HMO
  • Humana Integrated Care Program of Illinois
  • Humana Medicaid Managed Care Plan
  • Humana National EPO
  • Humana National HMO
  • Humana National POS - Open Access
  • Humana National PPO
  • Humana POS
  • Humana PPO
  • Humana PPO - Advocate Associate Medical Plan
  • LLH Adventist Silver PPO 3000
  • LLH Family Health Network Silver PPO 3100
  • LLH Swedish Covenant Silver PPO
  • Meridian
  • Meritain Health PPO
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • NALC (Natl Assn of Letter Carriers) Health Benefit
  • PHCS Savility PPO
  • Preferred Network Access PPO
  • Three Rivers Provider Network PPO
  • Tricare POS
  • Tricare PPO
  • UFCW Local 1546 Health and Welfare Fund (UMC)
  • UHC / AARP MedicareComplete (Secure Horizons) HMO
  • UHC / AARP MedicareComplete Focus HMO
  • Union Medical Care PPO
  • United Healthcare Charter
  • United Healthcare Choice HMO
  • United Healthcare Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare Compass HMO
  • United Healthcare Group Medicare Advantage PPO
  • United Healthcare Medicare Solutions PPO
  • United Healthcare MedicareComplete Plan 1 HMO
  • United Healthcare Navigate HMO
  • United Healthcare Navigate POS
  • United Healthcare Nexus
  • United Healthcare Options PPO
  • United Healthcare Select EPO
  • United Healthcare Select HMO
  • United Healthcare Select Plus POS


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