Kristi Tough DeSapri, MD

Kristi Tough DeSapri, MD

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Primary Specialty

Internal Medicine

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio - 2006
Residency:
Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell at Lenox Hill Hospital - 2010
Fellowships:
Cleveland Clinic Foundation - 2012

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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Assistant Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

5.0
5.0 

317 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

August 30, 2021

5.0

She’s very knowledgeable, thorough, kind, patient and empathetic.

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August 27, 2021

5.0

She gave me the time I needed and thoroughly explained everything to me

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August 24, 2021

5.0

She is very thorough and knowledgeable. She has fabulous bed side manner too!!

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August 24, 2021

5.0

Professional and knowledgeable.

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August 20, 2021

4.0

I’ve never actually met her, just had 2 teleconferences with her and the video sound was bad so she called and we spoke. She seems very professional and knowledgeable. but don’t know anything about her background snd hope to meet her in person next time.

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August 17, 2021

5.0

She was a breath of fresh air and hugely helpful. She helped me understand my Osteoperosis and the different therapies. She seemed to really care and was passionate about helping her patients. Her staff were awesome as well.

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August 16, 2021

5.0

She knows her stuff, more than most others, and takes the time to explain things clearly while also asking me questions to better understand who I am and what treatment is best.

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August 13, 2021

5.0

Very kind and patient and professional

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August 09, 2021

5.0

Dr. DeSapri was very thorough, explained everything, showed concern and compassion in response to my feelings. She treated my mother in the same kind, caring way!

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August 06, 2021

5.0

I felt that she was very knowledgeable about bone health issues.

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August 05, 2021

5.0

Dr. Kristi Tough DeSapri was everything a doctor should be! I feel very blessed to have her care.

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August 03, 2021

5.0

I feel Dr. DeSapri really listened to me and my concerns and was very attentive, knowledgeable, and most importantly I felt comfortable and at ease.

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August 03, 2021

5.0

Dr Tough DeSapri, is knowledgeable and research-based and clearly up-to-date. And she listens attentively.

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August 03, 2021

5.0

Wonderful doctor! Takes time to listen and answer all questions. Extremely thorough. Patient when teaching someone how to administer treatment.

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August 03, 2021

5.0

Dr. DeSapri listens for what is bothering a patient and provides clear explanation and instructions.

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August 03, 2021

5.0

Caring. Very professional. Explain test results in a way that patient understands.

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August 02, 2021

5.0

I was very impressed by how thorough and patient Dr DeSapri was with me and my mother during our appointments. She did an excellent job explaining different health issues and treatments.

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July 31, 2021

5.0

Dr. listened to my concerns, answered my questions, provided me with literature I could take home and read through, and suggested a plan that would support my goal of continued good health.

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July 30, 2021

5.0

Dr. DeSapri is clearly very knowledgeable. Personable, approachable. She did a great job of parsing through 2 other diagnoses/treatment plans and suggesting a well reasoned path forward.

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July 30, 2021

5.0

She was so knowledgeable and patiently explained everything with a very positive energy.

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July 29, 2021

5.0

Because she good at what she does

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July 17, 2021

5.0

Already recommended her to my sister and plan To recommend her at my place of employment

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July 16, 2021

5.0

Compassionate, thorough, explains things well, very knowledgeable, good bedside manner

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July 15, 2021

5.0

Plus very nice woman. Will provide as much or as little detail as I want.

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July 15, 2021

5.0

Brilliant, responsive, personable, caring, knowledgeable, innovative

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July 14, 2021

5.0

Thoughtful, knowledgeable, communicative, includes me in the decision-making process and dedicated to my health

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July 12, 2021

5.0

Thorough, kind and quality care

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July 12, 2021

5.0

Very thorough and she explained everything to me. I felt like I was her only patient. She was wonderful!

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July 12, 2021

5.0

Very professional and thorough

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July 10, 2021

5.0

She was professional, personable, prepared and thorough. She had read my history and was familiar with my health status. She made solid recommendations- Great appt.

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July 09, 2021

5.0

Intelligent caring insightful thoughtful knowledgeable

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June 29, 2021

5.0

She is awesome! Professional. Friendly.

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June 29, 2021

5.0

She is kind, compassionate, smart, knowledgeable, thorough, a great communicator - outstanding in all respects. She listens carefully.

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June 23, 2021

5.0

she took a comprehensive health background and discussed other things to help me like exercise, diet and yoga.

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June 17, 2021

5.0

The doctor was knowledgeable, efficient, caring,personable!!!

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June 15, 2021

5.0

She spent quality time with me. Explained everything clearly and gave me written information. An outstanding experience.

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June 10, 2021

5.0

Patient and thorough. I felt she really knew her stuff.

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June 07, 2021

5.0

Her mannerism and knowledge

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June 04, 2021

5.0

Caring dr. who shows compassion and interest. I am very comfortable with her.

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June 01, 2021

5.0

She is the best in her specialty. She is very kind and knowledgeable .

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May 28, 2021

5.0

The doctor was very understanding to what I was sharing with her about my health and she took her time to explain everything to me on a test that I recently had done

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May 24, 2021

5.0

She listened, and responded appropriately

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May 21, 2021

5.0

Extraordinarily thorough, explained everything, offered detailed help

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May 21, 2021

5.0

Thank you!

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May 21, 2021

5.0

Very resourceful, good listener, easy to talk to.

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May 21, 2021

5.0

She is great at explaining, answering questions and is extremely knowledgeable

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May 13, 2021

5.0

She really reviewed my scans and made me feel in good care

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May 10, 2021

5.0

Dr. DeSapri explained everything to me and took the time to do so. Her entire office was very welcoming as well.

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May 10, 2021

5.0

Dr DeSapri is very knowledgeable and thorough and kind. She’s firm but compassionate.

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May 08, 2021

5.0

Kristi Tough DeSapri's main focus is osteoporosis, which is why I go to her. She is up-to-date on all the latest treatments. She spends as much time as necessary with me & explains everything. She doesn't act like I'm bothering her (like some other doctors do), I don't have to wait a long time to get an appointment with her.

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May 07, 2021

5.0

Very efficient, professional and caring

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May 07, 2021

5.0

Professional, prompt, attention to detail.

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May 07, 2021

5.0

Very professional and kind. She didn't rush.

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May 06, 2021

5.0

She was so informative! And very personable

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May 03, 2021

5.0

She listened to my concerns and was thorough and thoughtful. Loved her!

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April 27, 2021

5.0

She spoke with Confidence and seemed to really care about solving my problems.

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April 24, 2021

5.0

Caring. Knowledgeable.

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April 23, 2021

5.0

She is responsive and followed up with communication

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April 17, 2021

5.0

Dr Tough was professional, so kind, and her bedside manner amazing. She asked questions, and truly listened. Found solutions for my problems that I can benefit from.

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April 16, 2021

5.0

Dr. DeSapri is great very patient and understandings she’s trying to help me find a solution to manage the hot flashes

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April 15, 2021

5.0

She listens, is knowledgeable and is patient. Follow up has been outstanding.

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April 12, 2021

5.0

She is thorough, knowledgable and careful. I believe I’m getting solutions.

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April 12, 2021

5.0

Within minutes of our appointment, her vast knowledge of and experience in women's bone health was apparent. A gifted physician. Further, she appears passionate about all aspects of osteoporosis and women's bone health issues. Devoted to helping women like me. Grateful to have found her.

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April 05, 2021

5.0

Dr. DeSapri took the extra time to make me comfortable during a stressful situation for me.

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April 05, 2021

5.0

She was very knowledgeable and took time to explain everything.

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April 02, 2021

5.0

Outstanding

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April 01, 2021

5.0

She was recommended by my endocrinologist to talk with her about my osteoporosis situation. She was wonderful, answered my questions without rushing me, listened to my concerns and was very knowledgeable.

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March 23, 2021

5.0

The doctor was very professional and made me feel very comfortable durinf the visit

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March 23, 2021

5.0

Skilled listener and communicator. Confident.

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March 22, 2021

5.0

She was very thorough. I liked her very much

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March 19, 2021

5.0

Muy amable la Dr.

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March 19, 2021

5.0

Knows her research, willing to spend to talk about benefits and harms of pharmaceutical options and weighed against risks

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March 19, 2021

5.0

Smart, knows her stuff, up on latest tests, approaches and thinking.

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March 16, 2021

5.0

Dr. Sapir is compassionate and she cares. I felt heard and she educated me on my condition.

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March 08, 2021

5.0

She is very informative and complete. She allows the time you need to understand and process so you can ask questions.

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March 04, 2021

5.0

She went over all of my medical history, & she was very knowledgeable. Her recommendations were very clear & easy to understand. She was very thorough.

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March 01, 2021

5.0

I felt like she really listened and definitely wanted to take care of my health issues.

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February 22, 2021

5.0

Dr. DeSapri is thorough, patient and compassionate. You feel seen, and heard and tended to during your time with her.

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February 19, 2021

5.0

I had a very pleasant conversation with her she took the time to explain what I needed to know I like her alot

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February 19, 2021

3.0

After 1 telehealth phone call that’s a wrong question to ask anyone

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February 19, 2021

5.0

In my virtual meeting i found her to be: on-time, personable, thoughtful and thorough in her questions to get my medical background, knowledgeable about the subject matter (medical treatment for age related bone density decline), and expert in her guidance on a course of treatment.

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February 15, 2021

5.0

Dr. De Sapir was very knowledgeable and explained everything very clearly.

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February 12, 2021

5.0

She is caring, knowledgeable and very thorough. She has done an excellent job helping me manage my severe osteoporosis.

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February 09, 2021

5.0

i have see such great improvement in being able to move the left foot and the strengthening of my bones that is long over due for years. I would like to walk again on my own and not have to be in a wheelchair or use a cane. It has been over a year and I was able to see improvement immediately after I came to Dr. Kristi. I am pleased with my progress to make a long story short.

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February 08, 2021

5.0

Dr. DeSapri was extremely attentive, took a thorough history, and never made me feel rushed. Her explanation of tests and prescriptions was detailed--all my concerns and questions were covered extensively.

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February 08, 2021

5.0

Dr. Tough DeSapri is compassionate and knowledgeable. She takes the time to explain concepts and procedures and allows time for questions.

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February 04, 2021

5.0

She listens, reflects interest in the patient, explains pros and cons of treatment and offers alternatives.

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January 29, 2021

5.0

Very attentive doctor and received the level of care I was looking for

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January 29, 2021

5.0

Personable and very much informed. Professional but wonderful chairside. Feel like you have been seeing her for years.

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January 18, 2021

5.0

Doctor DeSapri was exceptional! Very professional, kind and thoughtful.

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January 18, 2021

5.0

Incredibly professional. Very Knowledgeable and helpful and giving me a clear understanding of what I’m facing. I think she’s incredible!

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January 18, 2021

5.0

Caring, professional, and a nice person. Very knowledgeable. Confident. Addressed my concerns and helped to provide me with solutions to my issues.

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January 15, 2021

5.0

Excellent Doctor

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January 15, 2021

5.0

A.ma.zing! I was so nervous about these appointments...Dr.DeSapri was so very kind!!! I am, once again, thoroughly impressed and happy with the care I received...so grateful!

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January 15, 2021

5.0

She listens to all concerns and tries to find solutions

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January 13, 2021

5.0

Again, Dr. DeSapri gave me a lot of time and a lot of important answers. She explained the tests she needs me to take and in addition, she so thoroughly read my history and the reports from my other tests and doctors. She is unusual in a good way.

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January 11, 2021

5.0

Friendly, realistic and positive

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January 11, 2021

5.0

I liked Dr. DeSapri. She was friendly and answered all my questions. She had read my chart before she saw me and knew my history. She gave me some exercises to do. I felt very comfortable, Dr. took her time with me and was very helpful. I am so happy to have her as my Dr. me

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January 08, 2021

5.0

I did not feel rushed and felt thoroughly heard.

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January 08, 2021

5.0

She is warm interested and competent I felt I was in good hands

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