Dr. Marc Tenzer, MD

CardiologyAge 68

Cardiology

Dr. Marc Tenzer, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Chicago, IL. Dr. Tenzer has extensive experience in Heart Conditions, Cardiac Electrical System Procedures, and Adult Congenital Heart Conditions. They are affiliated with medical facilities AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Medical Center Elk Grove Village and AMITA Health Resurrection Medical Center Chicago. Their office accepts new patients.

Dr. Marc Tenzer, MD

AMITA Health Medical Group Cardiology-Chicago Heart & Vascular

7447 W Talcott Ave Ste 200 Chicago, IL 60631
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I have been going to see Dr. Marc Tenzer for over 10 years. I travel an hour to his office, you are thinking why travel so far? Because he explains things very thoroughly in terms you can understand. Also and just as important Dr. Tenzer really listens when you tell him something. I trust and highly recommend him because I am confident is saying this, I don’t think you could find anyone better to take care of your Heart.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Mr Ernie – Oct 24, 2021
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Dr. Tenzer is extraordinary. He spends time with me and answers all of my questions. He makes me feel like I am his only patient. I have recommended him to friends and they all agree.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Margo Murphy – Jun 10, 2021
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Dr. Tenzer was very thorough and knowledgeable. Always explains in terms I can understand. I have never felt rushed during my appointments. Highly recommend his expertise.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
What could be improved
No results
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Karen Deinzer – Sep 17, 2020
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Not a good doctor
What went well
  • Wait times
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Jul 29, 2019
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I have been seeing Dr. Tenzer for years, I have complete confidence in his care and treatment of my health. He is a very good listener, he takes the time to address any issues that I have.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
6 people found this helpful
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Mrs. Sanders in Chicago, IL – Jun 20, 2019
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i'm alive today because of Dr.Tenzer,approx. 30 years ago i went from his office on a gurney to the hospital for a quadruple heart bypass. Recently i received a pacemaker. Dr.Tenzer never rushing through an office visit and is concerned about you overall wellness. i highly recommend Dr. Tenzer and thank God he is my doctor. John Par, Genoa City, Wi.
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May 28, 2019
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He has been my Cardiologist for over a decade now and has been a major factor in bringing me back from 2 heart attacks and open heart surgery. He and his colleagues were effective in countering the effects of my P.A.D. during a very difficult period dealing with osteomylitis and a diabetic sore on my foot. His professional competence combined with his personal compassion found a solution during an hospitalization in the Fall of 2017 that had eluded 3 Hospitalists over 4 days because he knew me and listened. For this and other instances of his curing and caring I would like to thank him and highly recommend his services.
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May 03, 2019
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Dr Tenzer has been the most thorough doctor, I have been extremely impressed. He explains things very well, answers questions and takes his time, one of the few doctors I have been too who doesn't rush through everything so fast you are not quite sure what was said in the end. I certainly had an event and I feel extremely confident that not a stone has been left unturned in resolving the issues. Incredibly excellent doctor, I highly recommend him.
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Apr 18, 2019
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Dr. Marc Tenzer is my mother's cardiologist and I cannot thank him enough for the care he takes with her. He is a prime example of a caring doctor who takes the time to consider her whole well-being, not just heart issues. She has such peace of mind after seeing him and knows that he has taken her health concerns seriously and completely.
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Mar 16, 2019
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I met Dr. Tenzer while in the hospital in 2015. I was very ill.....3 1/2 years later I am at the top of my game and feeling better than I have in over ten years. How did this happen? Dr. Tenzer saved my life. Without him I wouldn’t be here today to eat, breathe, enjoy time with my kids and granddaughters.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Colleen V in Chicago, IL – Jan 05, 2019
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It's true Dr. Marc Tenzer is an Excellant Doctor. I am and will always be grateful to him for saving my life. I received excellant and professional care, he took time to explain evey test, all prescribed medicines, answer any and all my questions. While being in the hospital for fifteen days he was there everyday, Saturdays and Sundays included. Dr. Tenzer is very devoted and dedicated to his patients. Thank you Dr. Tenzer, from the bottom of my "Heart"
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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B. Crotty in Chicago, IL – Dec 15, 2018
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Dr Tenzer is the reason I still go to Resurrection medical center. He is wonderful.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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Ben Pearlnan in Niles il – Jan 12, 2018
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Doctor mark tenser is an excellent doctor the best doctor I know he save my husband's life and we really really appreciate that he cares about his patients he take his time explaining everything very carefully, he cares about his patients we love this doctor. He's Unique!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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Madeline in Chicago, IL – Jul 03, 2017
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He explains how my test results are very good and no change is needed to my Rx! (I now take only 5...in 2013 I was taking 9 after my heart attack) When I ask questions; he listens and explains things in a wayI can understand.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
4 people found this helpful
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John Swiderski in Des Plaines – Jan 18, 2017
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Very professional looked over all test result before he told me what my condition was and how we were going to handle it.. Dr Tender seem not to care how much time he spent with me and just took his time to explain what everything meant that meant a lot to me. Like he really cared about me and I think he does.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
4 people found this helpful
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Kathy WIldtraut in Rozemont ill – Feb 06, 2016
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About Me

Care Philosophy

I enjoy developing a professional but personal relationship with my patients and their families or significant others.

Biography

Practicing medicine is a collaboration between the physician, the patient and her/his family. Dr. Tenzer sees his primary role as both an interpreter of...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1985
University Of Illinois
Fellowship Hospital
1983
Evanston Hospital
Internship Hospital
1976
Princeton University
Undergraduate School

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

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What are Dr. Marc Tenzer, MD's top areas of expertise?

Dr. Tenzer specializes in Heart Conditions, Cardiac Electrical System Procedures, and Adult Congenital Heart Conditions. See more on Healthgrades.

What conditions does Dr. Marc Tenzer, MD treat?

Dr. Tenzer frequently treats the following conditions: Chest Pain, Pulmonary Hypertension, and Aneurysm. See more on Healthgrades.

What is Dr. Marc Tenzer, MD's office address?

Dr. Tenzer's office is located at 7447 W Talcott Ave Ste 200, Chicago, IL 60631. You can find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages is Dr. Marc Tenzer, MD fluent in?

Dr. Tenzer is able to speak Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

Is Dr. Marc Tenzer, MD affiliated with any hospitals?

Dr. Marc Tenzer, MD is affiliated with AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Medical Center Elk Grove Village and AMITA Health Resurrection Medical Center Chicago.

Is Dr. Marc Tenzer, MD a board-certified professional?

Yes, Dr. Marc Tenzer, MD holds board certifications in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine.

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No malpractice claims found for Illinois
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Tenzer

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Tenzer treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Tenzer treats other conditions, please contact the office at (773) 326-2244.

Heart Conditions

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Dr. Tenzer is experienced in the area of Heart Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about their experience.

Based on claims data for 34 conditions and procedures

Treatments
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Heart Disease
Cardiomegaly
Supraventricular Tachycardia
Hypertension
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High
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Very High
Frequency

Cardiac Electrical System Procedures

Electrophysiologists monitor, diagnose and treat abnormal heart rhythms through procedures such as electrocardiograms (EKGs) and pacemaker insertionsCompare with other Cardiac Electrical System Procedures specialists.

Dr. Tenzer is experienced in the area of Cardiac Electrical System Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about their experience.

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

Treatments
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Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Echocardiography
Cardioversion, Elective
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High
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Adult Congenital Heart Conditions

Adult congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as arrythmias and mitral valve disease, that have been present from birth to adulthood.Compare with other Adult Congenital Heart Conditions specialists.

Dr. Tenzer is experienced in the area of Adult Congenital Heart Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about their experience.

Based on claims data for 19 conditions and procedures

Treatments
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Aortic Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Disease
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
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High
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Very High
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Check Dr. Tenzer's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Tenzer's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Endocarditis
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
  • Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
  • Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Second Degree Heart Block
  • Septal Defect
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Stress Test
  • Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Treadmill Stress Test
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Unstable Angina
  • Venous Hypertension
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern

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Dr. Tenzer accepts

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(773) 326-2244

Dr. Tenzer accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Open Access Plus
First Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
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Locations

AMITA Health Medical Group Cardiology-Chicago Heart & Vascular

AMITA Health Medical Group Heart & Vascular Chicago7447 W Talcott Ave Ste 200 Chicago, IL 60631
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