Kristi Tough DeSapri, MD

Kristi Tough DeSapri, MD

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Primary Specialty

Internal Medicine

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Practice Focus Areas

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

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

481 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 31, 2022

5.0

Very attentive and professional

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March 31, 2022

5.0

My first time to meet her. Explained thoroughly and clearly.

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March 30, 2022

5.0

Very caring; listens, provides thorough explanations

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March 30, 2022

5.0

Easy to speak to and asks all the right questions.

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March 30, 2022

5.0

She is amazing. Thorough, friendly, explained her treatment suggestions very clearly. I feel very confident in her care.

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March 29, 2022

5.0

Dr. DeSapri listens and provides excellent care.

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March 29, 2022

5.0

awesome lovely person and knowledge of medicine LOved her and staff

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March 28, 2022

5.0

Outstanding and so knowledgeable

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March 27, 2022

5.0

Excellent doctor. Clearly expert in her field with in-depth knowledge of treatment options and ability to consider how pre-existing conditions interact with current medical issues

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March 25, 2022

5.0

She takes the time to go over results, answers questions and doesn't rush.

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March 23, 2022

5.0

She was kind, compassionate, helpful, professional and knowledgeable.

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March 23, 2022

5.0

She cares about the patient, answer questions and explains well.

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March 22, 2022

5.0

She is a specialist and, while my diagnosis was unexpected, her decisions about my care instilled confidence.

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March 21, 2022

5.0

Knowledgeable professional concerned and individualized with care plan.

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March 17, 2022

5.0

I would recommend doctor Krisri Tough/ Described To anyone who needed a gynecologist she was very caring kind and considerate and willing to work with me with my needs

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March 15, 2022

5.0

Sincerely interested in my concerns Related to my diagnosis. Professional and compassionate!

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March 15, 2022

5.0

DR. DeSapri came highly recommended. She was friendly, smart. She listened and explained things very throughly. Talks over options and makes a plan.

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March 15, 2022

5.0

Dr. Tough DeSapri was excellent!

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March 15, 2022

5.0

Spoke a bit too fast (probably due to the time constraints) but cared about the patient and was very thorough.

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March 14, 2022

5.0

Great doctor. I am looking forward to working with her.

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March 11, 2022

5.0

She was empathic to my situation, answers all my questions and provided me with the information I was looking for.

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March 11, 2022

5.0

Dr. DeSapri was very thorough. She spent time reviewing my tests and then explained the findings. She also offered additional medical related information. She looked at my body as a whole entity with complex systems, not just concentrating specifically to her specialization.

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March 10, 2022

5.0

She is very kind and cares

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March 09, 2022

5.0

She was helpful and explained what’s my next step and love how she was concerned about her patient

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March 08, 2022

5.0

Dr. Tough DeSapri was kind, thorough, attentive, and the first provider I have seen for osteoporosis who thought it was important to test comprehensively to determine or rule out possible causes of my condition.

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March 08, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable, thoughtful and prompt..

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March 07, 2022

5.0

She is very kind and knowledgeable

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March 06, 2022

5.0

Very thorough and answered all my questions

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March 01, 2022

5.0

Kristi is fantastic, thorough and empathetic. She put me to ease when examining me and explained treatment options thoroughly. I can’t recommend her enough!

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February 28, 2022

5.0

She was awesome and knowledgeable about my case and concerned. Answered my questions

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February 28, 2022

5.0

She was excellent

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February 25, 2022

5.0

Dr. DiSapri's genuine concern and excellent care.

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February 24, 2022

5.0

Very attentive to my needs, and not those just related to my immediate visit.

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February 21, 2022

5.0

Good listening skills and responsiveness. Very thorough and addressed all my concerns

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February 21, 2022

5.0

Dr. DeSapri listened carefully and assessed for appropriate treatment. She took time with me and discussed treatment and answered questions.

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February 18, 2022

5.0

She was easy to talk with & helpful, encouraging & kind.

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February 17, 2022

5.0

assuming she includes all of the follow up we discused without being prompted

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February 17, 2022

5.0

She is knowledgeable and professional and kind and thorough

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February 11, 2022

5.0

Went to her for specific reason and she is so knowledgeable and thorough

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February 11, 2022

5.0

She is super knowledgeable, thorough, listens and is sensitive to what your concerns are... Easy to talk to... she is the best

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February 11, 2022

5.0

Dr DeSapri is excellent. I watched her informative podcasts before our meeting. She’s the same in person, knowledgeable, Informative and caring. She took time to ask and answer questions, as well as, explain my situation. I feel I’m in good hands with her looking out for me.

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February 04, 2022

5.0

Dr. DeSapri was awesome! Very thorough and took time to explain everything.

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January 25, 2022

5.0

I recommended her today!

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January 24, 2022

5.0

She professional and offered solutions to my problems

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January 24, 2022

5.0

An amazing doctor who listens to the holistic self!

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January 21, 2022

5.0

Extremely patient and informative. Answered all my questions and didn’t rush.

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January 18, 2022

5.0

Very good doctor. Discussed my concerns

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January 17, 2022

5.0

Dr DeSapri is very knowledgeable, professional and very caring and personable

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January 17, 2022

5.0

Dr. Tough DeSapri is very knowledgeable, shares her knowledge well, is compassionate, kind, and understanding. She’s very respectful and engage as well in conversation about diagnosis and treatment.

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January 16, 2022

5.0

Very personable , thorough and caring.

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January 15, 2022

5.0

Dr. DeSapri is a caring doctor who provided me with a thorough exam and question session. I never felt rushed.

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January 14, 2022

5.0

She was kind and extremely knowledgeable

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January 12, 2022

5.0

Pleasant & informative

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January 12, 2022

5.0

She took my hesitation about medication very seriously. She didn’t get irritated like many doctors can. She walked through the data and research with me. She is smart, patient, kind, and passionate about what she does.

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January 07, 2022

5.0

She asked some questions. She explained more . She seems to care about my situation. I have to wait and see how it is going later. I hope we keep up conversation from time to time.

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December 25, 2021

5.0

She was informed, friendly, and thoroughly reviewed my medical situation before advising me on next steps.

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December 22, 2021

5.0

Have only spoken with her twice, but so far, great.

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December 22, 2021

5.0

Dr above. She’s also clearly knowledgeable about her areas of expertise. Polite, friendly and compassionate. Personable too.

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December 21, 2021

5.0

She has always been very helpful

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December 21, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable, caring, thorough, explains things well

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December 20, 2021

5.0

Efficient, relaxed, communicated at my level.

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December 11, 2021

5.0

Smart and personable. Listens well and good analytic abilities

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December 09, 2021

5.0

She is great. It was hard to find a specialist in this area. I am so glad she is my doctor. I have alot of confidence in her!

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December 07, 2021

5.0

Competent and thorough. Answered all my questions. Professional demeanor.

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December 07, 2021

5.0

Dr. Tough DeSapri = 10/10.

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December 06, 2021

5.0

Care for health, listens to needs and answers all questions

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December 06, 2021

5.0

Dr. DeSapri is a wonderful, caring person and physician.

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December 04, 2021

5.0

Dr DeSapri is very approachable and listens to her patient.

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December 03, 2021

5.0

Dr. Tough DeSapri is kind, caring, and goes the extra mile to investigate things for her patients. She takes excellent care of me. My mother is a patient of hers also and she is so gentle with her. I’m so glad that I found out about her practice so that I’ll have better bone health! I’ve spread the word about her also!

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November 22, 2021

5.0

Took time to talk to me:

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November 19, 2021

5.0

Excellent communicator. Answered all my questions. She addressed my concerns.

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November 19, 2021

5.0

Very caring

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November 18, 2021

5.0

She’s moved things along very quickly. Responds same day messages

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November 18, 2021

5.0

Dr. DeSapri answered all of my questions and also offered options for my healthcare.I would highly recommend her.

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November 18, 2021

5.0

She schedule the test I needed right away. And got back to me soon with results.

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November 17, 2021

5.0

I am very impressed by Dr DeSapri’s knowledge of osteoporosis and different treatment options. She has been very generous with her time. She thoroughly explained the condition and different treatment options to me, listened to my concerns and answered my questions. She is very caring.

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November 15, 2021

5.0

She answered all my questions and reveiwed all my scan results in detail.

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November 15, 2021

5.0

She’s really thorough and listens

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November 12, 2021

5.0

Her focus is specifically on aging women. She spent a very long time with me.

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November 12, 2021

5.0

Very thorough. And patient. I have a lot of confidence in her.

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November 12, 2021

5.0

Very personable and professional

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November 12, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable and she cares.

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November 11, 2021

5.0

Doctor was clear, kind, and knowledgeable

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November 09, 2021

5.0

She had specific expertise in the field to which I was referred; she took time to assess my condition, explain it and followed through with further testing and contact.

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November 08, 2021

5.0

Dr. DeSapri is very easy to talk to. She really cares about my condition and has many suggestions how to make sure I do my best fighting osteoporosis. I am very happy with the care she gives me and will continue to see her and follow her advice.

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November 05, 2021

5.0

Very professional doctor. She was very generous with her time. I did not feel rushed and left with a better understanding of my condition and possible options.

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November 05, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable, easy to talk to, very personable, listens well Love her

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November 02, 2021

5.0

Kristi is very warm, compassionate, and takes the time to educate you about important facts regarding your treatment plan

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November 02, 2021

5.0

Very caring. Good explanations.

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November 02, 2021

5.0

She took time and was very concerned and caring and Knowledgeable,

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October 29, 2021

5.0

Intelligent, professional, knowledgeable, listens to questions and interprets correctly. Recognizes and respects patient's agenda as well as what she views as important. A human being.

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October 29, 2021

5.0

She takes the time to explain matters in a detailed manner ...lists the options with their pros and cons Very Very pro active

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October 29, 2021

5.0

Dr. Tough DeSapri is very knowledgeable , highly empathetic; actively listens and offers options/solution to a problem. This was my first visit and I felt very comfortable discussing and asking questions about my medical history/ concerns. Dr. Tough DeSapri answers questions with thorough explanation and I left the office feeling that all of my concerns have been taken care of. I appreciate her time, patience, and excellent /strong bedside manner.

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October 28, 2021

5.0

Loved listening to her. I know she heard me too

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October 25, 2021

5.0

So kind. Took the time to explain everything.

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October 19, 2021

5.0

Good attention to patient. Dr. Di Sapri is warm and communicates clearly. I have confidence in her expertise.

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October 18, 2021

5.0

She spends time with a patient. Listens to concerns, asks and answers questions. Makes recommendations and is caring.

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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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