Leslie A. Brookfield

Leslie A. Brookfield, M.D.

1775 Ballard Road

Park Ridge, Illinois 60068

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Leslie A. Brookfield, M.D.

Cardiology

1775 Ballard Road

1st Floor

Park Ridge, Illinois 60068

847.698.5500

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I enjoy helping people stay well and helping them learn to live with chronic cardiac conditions. I welcome family involvement.

About Me

Credentials

Education

  • Fellowship: Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Rush Medical College
  • Residency: McGaw Medical Center
  • Internship: McGaw Medical Center
  • Medical School: Medical College Of Ohio At Toledo

Hospital Affiliations

  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital

Ratings and Comments

Leslie A. Brookfield, M.D.

4.9 out of 5

501 Patient Ratings

Gives easy to understand instructions

4.9 out of 5

448 Patient Ratings

Explains in a way you understand

4.9 out of 5

499 Patient Ratings

Listens carefully to you

4.9 out of 5

499 Patient Ratings

Knows your important medical history

4.8 out of 5

498 Patient Ratings

Shows respect for what you say

5 out of 5

500 Patient Ratings

Spends enough time with you

4.9 out of 5

497 Patient Ratings

Comments

good first visit

Reviewed on November 30, 2019 10:31 AM

communication was excellent

Reviewed on November 30, 2019 10:31 AM

She will always listen, ask appropriate questions, prompt and has a wonderful bedside manner.

Reviewed on November 30, 2019 4:37 AM

The nurses in Dr. Brookfield's office. Helped with a problem I had when I arrived there. They did a wonderful job.

Reviewed on November 27, 2019 11:52 AM

Dr. Brookfield has been my cardiologist for more than 25 years. She is very conscientious and professional but friendly too. I would recommend her to anyone needing a cardiologist.

Reviewed on November 25, 2019 4:26 PM

She shows how much she cares for you as a person.

Reviewed on November 22, 2019 9:05 AM

My daughter and I liked a lot; Leslie A. Brookfield the heart specialist.

Reviewed on November 13, 2019 11:43 AM

A very good experience.

Reviewed on November 13, 2019 11:43 AM

dr Brookfield has always been open and honest with me since my illness. she sends the proper documentation to Met Life for my disability

Reviewed on November 4, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Brookfield was very thorough. She explained everything clearly and she was very pleasant.

Reviewed on November 4, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Leslie Brookfield is excellent

Reviewed on October 27, 2019 7:00 PM

Personal, professional, thorough and caring.

Reviewed on October 25, 2019 7:00 PM

Always a pleasure to meet with Dr. Brookfield. She is the best provider I could choose to assist with my cardiologic needs.

Reviewed on October 17, 2019 7:00 PM

she's cool

Reviewed on October 13, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr Brookfield was (as always) very pleasant and thorough during my visit.

Reviewed on September 28, 2019 7:00 PM

Always good and open discussions

Reviewed on September 24, 2019 7:00 PM

She is the Cardiologist treating me since March 5, 2019. She is an excellent doctor.

Reviewed on September 21, 2019 7:00 PM

good

Reviewed on September 15, 2019 7:00 PM

I appreciate this Provider's thorough exam, questions, descriptions, answers and general concern for me.

Reviewed on September 9, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Brookfield and her staff are wonderful.

Reviewed on August 25, 2019 7:00 PM

on time knowledgeable -has been my physician for many years

Reviewed on August 25, 2019 7:00 PM

Grateful and happy. That's how I feel about having Dr. Brookfield as my doctor.There is no one better and she should teach classes to new doctors on how to relate to patients.

Reviewed on August 18, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Brookfield is a very caring & conscientious doctor, although she doesn't have to pull info from me because when I see her it's because of a health situation which I want relieved. ASAP.

Reviewed on August 15, 2019 7:00 PM

My primary dr. & all others I've seen at Parkside are VERY, VERY professional.

Reviewed on August 13, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Brookfield makes me feel safe in her care.

Reviewed on August 13, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr Brookfield was attentive, observant, gave positive feedback from office tests, my appearance and status of previous visits.

Reviewed on August 4, 2019 7:00 PM

My experience on this visit very good and helpful.

Reviewed on July 31, 2019 7:00 PM

Great!

Reviewed on July 28, 2019 7:00 PM

excellant cardiologist.

Reviewed on July 21, 2019 7:00 PM

She can read my mind - she is awesome!

Reviewed on July 7, 2019 7:00 PM

my best doctor

Reviewed on July 7, 2019 7:00 PM

I did not feel that my concerns for figuring out the cause of my problem were taken seriously. I felt that I was brushed off and given a temporary fix and then there is still something else that is wrong.

Reviewed on June 26, 2019 7:00 PM

She is always awesome.

Reviewed on June 23, 2019 7:00 PM

I saw Dr. Brookfield for a cardiac clearance prior to upcoming surgery. I am a retired Internal Medicine physician so I can pretty much answer most of the basic health care questions, medications, costs, etc, myself. For the questions that I did have, Dr. Brookfield was very knowledgeable and answered them completely.

Reviewed on June 23, 2019 7:00 PM

Very good.

Reviewed on June 19, 2019 7:00 PM

as always, Dr. Brooke field is very caring and compassionate. I look forward to visiting her because she takes time with me, knows my complete medical history, and She explains things in a manner that I can understand

Reviewed on June 17, 2019 7:00 PM

MD is very compassionate, and has a very well rounded knowledge of my issues.

Reviewed on June 10, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Brookfield is very polite, empathetic, listens carefully, answers questions in full. explained current illness and needed procedures and treatment. explained what to expect during procedure, good emotional support provider

Reviewed on May 26, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Brookfield is alert and a good communicator. I am satisfied with my treatment.

Reviewed on May 12, 2019 7:00 PM

Excellent Doctor!

Reviewed on May 10, 2019 7:00 PM

excellent physician! conservative yet totally up front about options and her recommendations. truly cares about her patient as a whole person while treating heart issues. so fortunate to have her as my cardiologist!!

Reviewed on May 8, 2019 7:00 PM

I had an echocardiogram. The technician was very professional and friendly. X RN started my IV right away.

Reviewed on April 22, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Brookfield is very caring & thorough. I knew she cares about me.

Reviewed on April 21, 2019 7:00 PM

Verey, very good provider.

Reviewed on April 20, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Brookfield is outstanding

Reviewed on April 14, 2019 7:00 PM

A visit with Dr. Brookfield is always what it should be. A great, caring doctor.

Reviewed on April 14, 2019 7:00 PM

i enjoyed our meeting.

Reviewed on April 9, 2019 7:00 PM

Nice bedside manner, but needed to discuss inconsistent Echo results.

Reviewed on April 4, 2019 7:00 PM

One of the most outstanding doctors I've ever had! Easy to talk to! EXCELLENT DOCTOR!

Reviewed on March 24, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Brookfield is Great!!

Reviewed on March 24, 2019 7:00 PM

dr Brookfield is always kind and patient with my questions.

Reviewed on March 22, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Brookfield has been my cardiologist for over 20 years. I find her to be an outstanding physician and have recommended her to others.

Reviewed on March 19, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Brookfield shows exceptional kindness and consideration, which I very much appreciate.

Reviewed on February 22, 2019 6:00 PM

As always Dr. Brookfield listens carefully and explains her responses very clearly.

Reviewed on February 17, 2019 6:00 PM

This was my first visit with Dr. Brookfield, my experience with her was fine. She asked questions, ran her own tests and I like someone who likes to get their own information..evaluate it and draw their own conclusions. Test results were good so I can only hope to stay well and see her only 2 times a year.

Reviewed on February 3, 2019 6:00 PM

The visit was good; everyone was helpful and respectful. Dr. Brookfield explained things clearly, and she listened to me with respect.

Reviewed on February 1, 2019 6:00 PM

PLEASANT AND INFORMATIVE

Reviewed on February 1, 2019 6:00 PM

Very good experience. The provider and her office nurses & other depts & receptionist are very professional, courteous & respectful. They treated me as such. I will recommend them to my family & friends.

Reviewed on January 31, 2019 6:00 PM

she inspired confidence in my good health

Reviewed on January 29, 2019 6:00 PM

Great!!!

Reviewed on January 28, 2019 6:00 PM

This visit was somewhat out of ordinary as new computer system just initiated the day before & office, RN's & docs were all learning it - resulted in not enough time & not quality time for me the patient.

Reviewed on January 27, 2019 6:00 PM

great as usual!!!

Reviewed on January 27, 2019 6:00 PM

feel very comfortable with doctor

Reviewed on January 25, 2019 6:00 PM

Saw Dr. for second opinion in 2010 (per her record). Was referred to a cardiologist by Dr. due to LIPID results on blood test. Saw Dr. (cardiologist) by choice. Was disappointed with recent visit. Very little explanation of abnormal EKG. Due to my age; electrical component of the heart; left bundle branch block; come back in 6 months. THAT WAS IT!

Reviewed on January 21, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Brookfield is a great specialist.

Reviewed on January 19, 2019 6:00 PM

pleasant

Reviewed on January 18, 2019 6:00 PM

The visit took an extremely long amount of time. It was the first day of the new medical record. I waited 70 minutes to be seen by the physician and in all spent 1 hour and 45 minutes for a short appointment. It also seemed like my physician was having trouble retrieving my records.

Reviewed on January 16, 2019 6:00 PM

Im very satisfied with this provider and want to continue my checkups. etc. I wishtothank everyone for being courteous and helpful.

Reviewed on January 15, 2019 6:00 PM

Leslie Brookfield is an excellent communicator and doctor.

Reviewed on January 13, 2019 6:00 PM

caring and very professional

Reviewed on January 13, 2019 6:00 PM

This was my first time seeing a cardiologist. I showed symptoms of orthostatic hypotension so my GP referred me to Dr. Brookfield. She spent more time with me than any other doctor I've been to. She was very easy to talk to. I would definitely recommend her to anyone needing a cardiologist.

Reviewed on January 13, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Brookfield is good, jelly and gave me respect, she knows her craft very well & explained to me everything.

Reviewed on November 19, 2018 6:00 PM

She is a great listener and spent a significant amount of time with me

Reviewed on November 19, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Brookfield was on time for my appointment and very attentive to my questions. I am extremely pleased to have her as my cardiologist.

Reviewed on November 19, 2018 6:00 PM

very personable staff and dr

Reviewed on November 19, 2018 6:00 PM

very positive.

Reviewed on November 18, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Brookfield gives 100% of herself to check ups. She is interested in my responses and thorough in her exam.

Reviewed on November 12, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Brookfield is a very kind and considerate of all my problems she is helpful with my medical needs.

Reviewed on November 12, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Brookfield is always extremely pleasant & helpful. I am grateful I am her patient.

Reviewed on October 24, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr Brookfield is the best. Very informative and helpful. i would recomrecommend her to anyone who asks.

Reviewed on October 21, 2018 7:00 PM

Very satisfied.

Reviewed on October 12, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Brookfield is my cardiologist. She checked my heart and discussed my heart condition.

Reviewed on October 12, 2018 7:00 PM

pleasant and thorough.

Reviewed on October 7, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr Brookfield is an excellent physician, very caring and knowledgeable regarding both my medical condition and me personally. It's always a pleasure to see her and I always feel great after the visit.

Reviewed on October 7, 2018 7:00 PM

I thought she had great knowledge of the heart and its functions.

Reviewed on October 5, 2018 7:00 PM

She was: informative, kindness, interested, caring, concerned.

Reviewed on September 25, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Brookfield is thorough, highly competent and extremely pleasant to work with me, and provide cardiac health care. I couldn't be happier with her as my cardiologist.

Reviewed on September 13, 2018 7:00 PM

Excellent.

Reviewed on September 10, 2018 7:00 PM

my experience is always good. I would recommend her to anybody I know.

Reviewed on September 7, 2018 7:00 PM

I was very satisfied with the care I received from the heart team.

Reviewed on September 5, 2018 7:00 PM

was very caring, efficient, listened and provide additional testing within hours and one day and provided great medical advice

Reviewed on September 2, 2018 7:00 PM

I told my provider, Dr. Brookfield that I no I I I told my provider, Dr Brookfield, that I no longer want to take my current medication because it is not addressing my symptoms, and she refused to consider any other options, telling me "it's working well", after I took the time to explain that the medication is not working well. She also dismissed a new diagnosis I have received because her coworker did not diagnose it when I saw them in the ER two months ago.

Reviewed on September 2, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Brookfield was punctual, spent quite a bit of time with me, talked about her concerns and asked for my input. she also contacted me via the my advocate page for follow up concerns. I am very pleased with the quality of care I get from her.

Reviewed on August 31, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Brookfield listens to me as a person as well as a patient. She is so well-informed on the latest treatments and options.

Reviewed on August 30, 2018 7:00 PM

extremely pleasant and knowledgeable doctor.

Reviewed on August 20, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Brookfield is a caring and very excellent Provider. I trust her to help me make the right decisions regarding my health. She spent enough time with me and explained everything to me. She listened to me and answered all my questions.

Reviewed on August 20, 2018 7:00 PM

if Dr. Brookfield isn't being used to train new doctors then there is something very wrong. She is knowledgeable, thorough, compassionate and funny. She has a good heart and she keeps my heart in good shape. I am grateful that she is still in practice.

Reviewed on August 6, 2018 7:00 PM

I love Dr Brookfield she always has my best interest in mind being born with a congenital heart defect she always makes sure that the pediatric cardiologist looks over my test results and discuss them with her so that I get the best possible care. I know advocate is a better place because of her and how she treats and cares for her patients. She is a wonderful doctor truly beautiful from the inside out

Reviewed on August 5, 2018 7:00 PM

excellent

Reviewed on July 29, 2018 7:00 PM

Always a pleasure to see Dr. Brookfield. She is everything a doctor should be.

Reviewed on July 22, 2018 7:00 PM

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Medical Areas of Expertise

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Clinical Interests

  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Heart Disease and Pregnancy
  • Heart Failure
  • Rhythm Disturbance
  • Valvular Heart Disease

Insurance

  • AAH Preferred – Team Member Plan
  • AAH Select – Team Member Plan
  • 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 PPO
  • HFN Total Care PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Choice PPO
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana Gold Plus Integrated-Medicare-Medicaid 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
  • 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 PPO
  • PHCS Savility PPO
  • Preferred Network Access PPO
  • SEIU HCII
  • SIHO 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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