Leslie A. Brookfield

Leslie A. Brookfield, M.D.

1875 Dempster Street

Park Ridge, Illinois 60068

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Leslie A. Brookfield, M.D.

Cardiology

1875 Dempster Street

Suite 525

Park Ridge, Illinois 60068

847.698.3600

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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

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

Hospital Affiliations

  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
  • Advocate Medical Group

Ratings and Comments

Leslie A. Brookfield, M.D.

4.9 out of 5

504 Patient Ratings

Listens carefully to you

5 out of 5

502 Patient Ratings

Gives easy to understand instructions

4.9 out of 5

444 Patient Ratings

Explains in a way you understand

4.9 out of 5

502 Patient Ratings

Spends enough time with you

5 out of 5

502 Patient Ratings

Knows your important medical history

4.9 out of 5

500 Patient Ratings

Shows respect for what you say

5 out of 5

503 Patient Ratings

Comments

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

I am always happy to see Dr. Brookfield for my annual visit. She is a wonderful person.

Reviewed on July 22, 2018 7:00 PM

She is my cardiologist. My visit was a follow up after a hospital stay for a heart condition. She always goes over everything with me, answers all my questions, spends as much time with me as I need. I have complete confidence in her.

Reviewed on July 20, 2018 7:00 PM

Very professional, was aware of all my problems.

Reviewed on July 20, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Brookfield is an exceptional, intelligent, and caring physician. I highly recommend her to family and friends.

Reviewed on July 20, 2018 7:00 PM

I like Dr. Brookfield. She is attentive and helpful.

Reviewed on July 18, 2018 7:00 PM

I feel fortunate to have Dr. Brookfield as my cardiologist, not only I think she is knowledgeable, competent and professional but also caring and concerned for my overall well being

Reviewed on July 17, 2018 7:00 PM

I believe that dr. Brookfield is a great fit' for me. I would love to find an internist as kind and caring as her.

Reviewed on July 16, 2018 7:00 PM

very informative and caring

Reviewed on July 16, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Brookfield is a very intelligent and caring doctor.

Reviewed on July 16, 2018 7:00 PM

Best provider for my heart !!

Reviewed on July 16, 2018 7:00 PM

My wife really likes this doctor

Reviewed on July 8, 2018 7:00 PM

Always a pleasure.

Reviewed on June 26, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Brookfield is wonderful, kind, knowledgeable and always reassures me I am doing fine.....

Reviewed on June 25, 2018 7:00 PM

Very good.

Reviewed on June 19, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr.Brookfield is an excellent doctor very friendly and respectful. I truly enjoy the office visits. Very helpful and explains everything clearly.

Reviewed on June 19, 2018 7:00 PM

excellent

Reviewed on June 11, 2018 7:00 PM

Had a few visits now, and all were excellence. All staff well trained.

Reviewed on May 19, 2018 7:00 PM

My experience with Dr. Brookfield was excellent!! It was my first visit with her and found her to be a "delight"...very professional and easy to talk to. My primary doctor recommended her and I felt it was a perfect match. If I need to see a cardiologist again, it would certainly be Dr. L. Brookfield.

Reviewed on April 27, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Brookfield is always helpful & on target.

Reviewed on April 26, 2018 7:00 PM

I am impressed with Dr. Brookfield! She is friendly, thorough, professional, knowledgeable, charming, and delightful!

Reviewed on April 26, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Brookfield is an extremely caring person. I am fortunate to have her as my cardiologist (18 years).

Reviewed on April 26, 2018 7:00 PM

Very good.

Reviewed on April 24, 2018 7:00 PM

the Dr is excellent. But I have been too sick with continual cough, exhaustion and now with "acute adult chicken pox"to order the echo she prescribed.

Reviewed on April 21, 2018 7:00 PM

Very happy she is a great dr.

Reviewed on April 18, 2018 7:00 PM

Annual lead cardiologist visit. EKG performed and review of all medications and updated records. Reviewed cardiology team notes from 2 days prior visit to check my pacemaker function and battery life along with review and questions to team surgeon. Discussed future need for aortic valve replacement and echocardiograms. As usual Dr. Brookfield listen to my concerns and was professional and caring.

Reviewed on April 16, 2018 7:00 PM

Always happy to see Dr Brookfield. she is very thorough and gives excellent care. Emotionally and physically.

Reviewed on April 15, 2018 7:00 PM

Very caring & one of the best!

Reviewed on April 7, 2018 7:00 PM

excellent visit

Reviewed on April 2, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Brookfield is always pleasant, patient and thorough every time I visit her.

Reviewed on March 29, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Brookfield is always patient & helpful.

Reviewed on March 28, 2018 7:00 PM

I always enjoy seeing Dr. Leslie Brookfield. She is always personable and I feel very comfortable and confident in her expertise and knowledge of cadiologic issues and most importantly, my personal patient record.

Reviewed on March 23, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr Brookfield is aiways patient and willing to give me as much time as needed. she is a kind, caring care giver.

Reviewed on March 19, 2018 7:00 PM

She is great and I couldn't ask for anyone better.

Reviewed on March 12, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Brookfield is a kind, compassionate and wise provider who takes a very thorough approach. She reached me over a weekend via email, phone and text to be sure I had a test result and a plan of action.

Reviewed on March 11, 2018 7:00 PM

Very good, helped to understand my... for the 1st time.

Reviewed on March 1, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Brookfield is always interested in my health and any symptoms I may have had. I see her on a regular basis every 6 months, and earlier should I need her.

Reviewed on February 28, 2018 6:00 PM

I received full attention from Ms. Brookfield. Very helpful visit. Thanks

Reviewed on February 25, 2018 6:00 PM

A very pleasant expierience

Reviewed on February 20, 2018 6:00 PM

This visit was a follow up to heart surgery at Northwestern. Dr. Brookfield prescribed medication for my high blood pressure and went over the procedure at NW. She is great!

Reviewed on February 19, 2018 6:00 PM

excellent doctor & experience

Reviewed on February 18, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Brookfield is personable, interested in my point of view, knowledgable and thorough. I am very confident in her care and ability to handle my heart condition.

Reviewed on February 18, 2018 6:00 PM

I think my doctor is the best in the world.

Reviewed on February 6, 2018 6:00 PM

Over all, very good.

Reviewed on February 2, 2018 6:00 PM

Centralized phone answering BAD RE: Q8 when I call a doctor's office I expect a competent person to answer.

Reviewed on January 31, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Leslie Brookfield did a fine job with everything she has done.

Reviewed on January 30, 2018 6:00 PM

I pick provider that are better for me. Dr. Brookfield is a great provider, she not only asks about my health also she always asks on how my family is doing. Dr. B always explains how the meds work and the side effects. With her help I am doing very well.

Reviewed on January 27, 2018 6:00 PM

I was pleased with the time that Dr. Brookfield spent with me. She took my concerns seriously and truly listened.

Reviewed on January 26, 2018 6:00 PM

Excellent - this physician has been my cardiologist for approximately 15+ years and I am very satisfied being her patient!

Reviewed on January 26, 2018 6:00 PM

Excellent experience, superb doctor.

Reviewed on January 24, 2018 6:00 PM

Concerned, caring, thorough, returned results of tests quickly.

Reviewed on January 16, 2018 6:00 PM

Really excellent experience. I felt I was important.

Reviewed on January 9, 2018 6:00 PM

Took time with me and explain my condition. Very soft spoken and kind.

Reviewed on January 3, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Brookfield is very competent & aware of my medical condition.

Reviewed on December 27, 2017 6:00 PM

Dr. Brookfield has helped me through some very difficult times in my life. I'm blessed to have her for my doctor.

Reviewed on December 26, 2017 6:00 PM

Provider is perfect about concerned issues and needs.

Reviewed on December 26, 2017 6:00 PM

Dr. Brookfield is not just a great doctor she is a great person my wife and I respect greatly.

Reviewed on December 20, 2017 6:00 PM

dr. brookfield is very considerate gives a complete exam, asks questions and listens to what you have to say. never rushes you and gives very good advice as to your health.

Reviewed on December 19, 2017 6:00 PM

DR. BROOKFIELD IS A VERY CARING AND COMPASIONATE DR. SHE MEETS MY HEALTH NEEDS. I HAVE BEEN WITH HER PRACTICE FOR MANY YEARS.

Reviewed on December 19, 2017 6:00 PM

knowledgeable, courteous

Reviewed on December 18, 2017 6:00 PM

I'm extremely satisfied.

Reviewed on December 12, 2017 6:00 PM

great listener

Reviewed on December 9, 2017 6:00 PM

was not prepare for visit, this was a follow-up from a hospital stay. had not liked at any results prior to walking into the exam room

Reviewed on December 1, 2017 6:00 PM

Listens to me as well as provides more information on medical terms when requested.

Reviewed on November 26, 2017 6:00 PM

Dr Brookfield is simply the best. She is the epitome of what a doctor should be...caring, compassionate, knowledgeable and very relatable.

Reviewed on November 19, 2017 6:00 PM

Good visit. Had all my questions answered.

Reviewed on November 16, 2017 6:00 PM

Good - is interested in me and my life and my husband's condition.

Reviewed on November 16, 2017 6:00 PM

Always an excellent positive experience

Reviewed on November 5, 2017 6:00 PM

Dr. Brookfield has always been thorough in her exams and explanations of my health and cardiac situation. She is patient and respectful of my time and health.

Reviewed on October 30, 2017 7:00 PM

Dr. Brookfield is excellent and always takes time to explain how things are going. She always listens to me and answers any questions I may have.

Reviewed on October 30, 2017 7:00 PM

There is no interpreter cuz I'm deaf must have it!!!

Reviewed on October 26, 2017 7:00 PM

Dr. Brookfield probably saved my life when she determined that I need heart surgery. The surgeon had to replace aortic valves and perform 2 coronary bypass.

Reviewed on October 22, 2017 7:00 PM

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Medical Areas of Expertise

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Clinical Interests

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

Insurance

  • 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
  • Healthlink PPO
  • HealthSpring Medicaid ICP
  • HealthSpring Medicare HMO
  • HealthSpring MMAI
  • HFN Platinum EPO
  • HFN PPO
  • 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 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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