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***Please Note: You will receive an email from the practice with ADDITIONAL FORMS for you to complete prior to your appointment. Our practice requires a credit card on file at all times in order to be seen. We have a 48-hour cancellation policy. Appointments cancelled within 48 hours of the appointment time will be charged a $50 cancellation fee. * Please make sure that you are filling out all forms completely, including your address and phone number. * Dr. Hakimian is a co-founder of Progressive Care for Women and brings over 17 years of experience to the practice. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Northwestern University and her medical degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She completed her specialty training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Lutheran General Hospital where she was Chief Resident. She is now an attending physician at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and an Assistant Professor at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Hakimian is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and has a special interest in the menopausal transition and abnormal uterine bleeding. She is an experienced minimally invasive surgeon, including in-office hysteroscopic sterilization and endometrial ablation. She also has advanced training in spider vein treatments. In her spare time, she enjoys Pilates, reading, skiing and spending time with her husband and two children
Verified Patient Reviews
Dr. Hakimian is patient and friendly. She answered all my questions thoroughly and I didn't feel rushed. Highly recommend her!
She was very knowledgeable and thorough and professional. I would definitely recommend her.
Super clean, super quick, without sacrificing any quality.
She made this a comfortable and better experience for me.
Dr . Hakimian is very professional and takes the time needed to explain everything. She's informative, gives you options, and is easy to talk to.
This was my first visit with Dr Hakimian. The office was clean and in a great building. The front desk nurses were really helpful and nice and answered a few extra questions for me about my insurance, and the Dr was right on time so I didn't wait long at all. Dr. Hakimian was thorough and very professional and I was out in 45 minutes, which was great for a yearly check up. I fully plan on going back to Dr. Hakimian in the future and would encourage anyone else to do so as well.
Dr. Hakimian is great. She does a good job of talking to you before the exam so she understands your concerns and she has an excellent bed side manner. Highly recommend!
Dr. Hakimian is excellent and her office is so efficient! I was seen by the nurse within minutes of checking in and Dr. Hakimian was in to see me right away. She's a great physician who clearly answers all my questions and explains exactly what she's doing during the exam. I find her personality to be comforting and continue to be very pleased with my experience as her patient.
Dr. Hakimian is kind and understanding - very informative - overall she is extremely professional.
Nice environment, friendly and knowledgeable staff, clean surroundings
She was very professional and informative when it came to answering the questions I asked
Dr. Hakimian is the most understanding gyno I've seen so far in Chicago! She was very open to questions and concerns and very kind with recommendations. The staff is also nice and courteous. I've recommended her to all of my friends.
It was very good. She answered my questions in detail.
Love Dr. Hakimian. I go to her for Botox appointments. She's very professional and kind. I've never had any problems and have been returning to her for about two years now. The front desk staff are all really nice and I never have any problems with scheduling and payments.
She was very pleasant and direct in a kind way. Clear with her answers to my questions. I appreciated that.
She was wonderful, attentive and informative.
Dr. Hakimian was great! She took her time to answer all my questions and was honest about the fact that I didn't need to do unnecessary testing.
Dr. Hakimian is wonderful, patient, reassuring, kind, and non-judgmental. Everyone who works in the office is warm, helpful, and makes me feel comfortable. I genuinely haven't ever felt this comfortable at my gyn's office.
I visited Dr. Hakimian because she is very professional, and makes me feel very comfortable. She is great at her job and I would recommend her to anyone looking for a doctor.
She spent the time to listen to my concerns and issues with my current bc methods. No rush to get through the appointment and focused on me. Her medical advice was non-judgmental and thorough. First time in a long time where I didn't feel like a number on a long list to-dos. Highly recommend!
A very pleasant experience with a physician who was thorough, thoughtful and very competent.
Dr. Michele was very professional, kind and knowledgable; she and her team member who answered my initial questions made it easy to talk about sensitive topics
I had a very good experience with Dr. Hakimian. I really liked her personality and would see her again.
Very professional, options discussed and all questions answered.
I like that she was personal, down to earth and explained things in detail.
I've been seeing Dr. Hakimian for botox for a couple of years now. She is very knowledgeable and friendly. She always explains what she is doing, and is open to suggestion. I trust her with my health.
I've had a string of not the best luck with doctors recently, and Dr. Hakimian was a welcome reprieve! She is really knowledgeable and friendly and warm and professional. I'm so glad I found her.
She was very patient, thorough, took her time listening and explaining options.
She took all the time I needed to discuss options, possible problems/side effects, doubts etc (I needed a new birth control method and I've just moved here from another country). I felt no rush at all. Very helpful also with the insurance coverage check. Nice staff, welcoming. Frank opinions, very professional support.
Dr. Hakimian was very respectful and made me feel very comfortable right away. I was seen right on time and the visit was quick and efficient, without feeling rushed.
This was my first visit. She asked a lot of questions and I felt like she really took her time with me.
Pushy and not a good listener
She was very kind and informative. Gave me options on what I could do. She listened well.
Everyone in the office was very kind and personable, and I especially appreciated how they gave me all the information about my procedure and showed me step-by-step what they were doing and what to expect. Excellent communication and support!
Love her !!! She will be my favorite doctor!
She's the best! Easy to talk to and makes you feel comfortable me asking the awkward questions.
Dr. Hakimian was very professional and informative throughout my appointment. She made me feel comfortable and was sensitive to my concerns. I'd definitely recommend her.
Michelle was amazing! She was sweet, patient and really took the time to answer all my questions. I'd recommend her to anyone.
I've never felt so comfortable and taken care of at an OBGYN's office. Can't say enough good things about Dr. Hakimian and her staff.
It was pretty good. She is very sweet and explains everything very well
I LOVED her! She was super nice, very professional and seemed to be quite knowledgeable.
Dr. Hakiman is very professional and knowledgeable. I'm glad I found her. All of the staff were friendly and approachable.
Dr Hakimian was more helpful within one appt than my prior dr had been over the span of 4 years! She was considerate, thorough, and educated me on things I had questions about. She also understood my concerns and expedited a few things. Very appreciative of her time, demeanor, and care.
I've been seeing Dr. Hakimian for a little over a year and love her. I feel well listened and attended to during our appointments, and her staff is great. The nurses at this office are pleasant and professional.
She was extremely professional but personal at the same time. Felt like a conversation rather than a doctor asking routine questions. Will absolutely be back.
She was professional, responsive and addressed all of my concerns with sensitivity and poise. I have and will continue to recommend her to
Very personable. Answered all my questions and made me feel at ease.
Michele is very friendly and my annual visits have never been faster/ easier than at her office! Highly recommend!
Really easy going and kind! I would absolutely recommend her.
Dr Hakimian was patient and understanding, and took her time to describe the expected outcomes for the two treatments I was there to have done. The nurse assistants and sonographer were also cheerful and accommodating. The vibe of the place is lady-centric. I would highly recommend Dr. H!
Very nice & calming bedside manner. I don't feel rushed at all.
Dr. Hakimian and her staff are very welcoming, professional, and friendly. Dr. Hakimian answered all of my detailed questions and gathered as much information as she could to accurately assess my concerns. I really appreciated her willingness to find solutions and options to my questions. Very happy with my new OB/GYN.
She was extremely thorough and knowledgable. I showed up 10 mins late and they were still able to see me almost immediately upon walking in. She made me feel extremely comfortable and presented a number of options for me. I will definitely be returning.
Excellent doctor and office. Will be going back.
Professional, warm and puts you instantly at ease! Definitely recommend.
Very professional. Attentive to needs and questions.
The whole office staff was kind and warm.
Dr. Hakimian was warm, personable and patient in answering all my questions. Her staff (Sarah) was fantastic too - they made me feel at ease right away. The whole check-in through to the test was quick and efficient, I was in and out in 30 minutes. And as promised, I got a call a few hours later with the results of my test. Overall, very very pleased!
Where do I began?! I just absolutely love Dr. Hakimian! She is so sweet and very knowledgable. This was indeed my best docs visit ever!
My initial visit was a great experience. The office seems to be run efficiently and everyone there was very friendly and helpful, office staff and practitioners alike.
Dr Hakimian spends time listening and providing alternative solutions. She is very caring and doesn't rush thru the appointment like so many doctors do. Would highly recommend.
Dr. Hakimian is fantastic. I've been seeing her for 3 years and through two pregnancies and I've had only great experiences.