Joy E. Castrovillari, MD

Joy E. Castrovillari, MD

4.9 
453 ratings  Read Reviews
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Primary Specialty

Pediatrics

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, Rush University Medical College - 2005
Residency:
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston - 2008

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatrics (Certified)

Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
Alignment Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Central DuPage Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

453 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

83 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

83 Reviews

August 27, 2023

5.0

She takes her time to address all questions and has great bedside manners.

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August 20, 2023

5.0

We love Dr. Castrovillari. She is wonderful with children, patient, answers all of our questions, and is a great doctor. I feel very confident with her care of my children.

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August 18, 2023

5.0

She is attentive, caring, compassionate & genuine with her interactions with children and parents.

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August 18, 2023

5.0

She’s great. Very personable, we never feel rushed, she answers all of our questions. We love her.

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August 18, 2023

5.0

She had guided us well for 10 years. Kind, compassionate, down to earth.

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August 10, 2023

5.0

She listened to everything my child had to say

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August 08, 2023

5.0

She is patient, great with my children, and explains things very well.

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August 02, 2023

5.0

Super sweet and so patient with the kids, my kids love going to the doctors

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July 29, 2023

5.0

Dr Joy is amazing. Very knowledgeable and shares the facts but allows the patient to lead the visit. We’ve had both of our young children since birth with Dr Joy and she was the best for a new mom. Supportive of any questions or concerns and always willing to discuss or see us. Kids love her and are not afraid to go to the doctor!

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July 27, 2023

5.0

Dr.Castrovillari is amazing at what she does for a living. I really appreciate the care she provides my daughter. Every time I come she provides care as if she genuinely cares about my daughters well being. I leave extremely happy every-time. She also answers any and all questions I have. I hope she never leaves this office because she is much appreciated by my family

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July 25, 2023

5.0

Caring and Great bedside manner

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July 21, 2023

5.0

Amazing bedside manners

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July 19, 2023

5.0

Already recommended for my 4 friends

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July 18, 2023

5.0

She was so kind and patient.

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July 16, 2023

5.0

Attentive to our needs, approachable

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July 14, 2023

5.0

She was thorough, talked with my child and myself, and we never felt rushed. She does a great job of explaining things and always makes sure all questions are answered.

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July 11, 2023

5.0

Dr. Joy is amazing! She is knowledgeable and so good with kids.

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July 10, 2023

5.0

She’s nice, good bedside manner with the kids, thorough, and helps to explain in an easy way to understand.

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July 09, 2023

5.0

Incredible Dr

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July 06, 2023

5.0

She is truly amazing and helps me as a first time mom

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July 03, 2023

5.0

She’s the best, she listens and actually cares about you! She never rushes you and she is just an amazing doctor! Love her!

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July 02, 2023

5.0

She had a warm and inviting presence. Made me feel at ease. I believe she truly cared about my child and her needs. Awesome doctor

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June 19, 2023

5.0

Dr. Joy is kind, caring and makes you feel safe. Never in rush and allows you to ask as much questions as you may have.

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June 07, 2023

5.0

She is always very thorough and never seems rushed. And is Available to answer any questions. Dr. Joy also had someone shadowing her today who was also very kind.

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May 23, 2023

5.0

Dr. Joy is so patient kind and understanding

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May 23, 2023

5.0

Intelligent, kind, great listener, very responsive

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May 22, 2023

5.0

She is kind, caring and respectful, easy to partner with in regards to each child’s needs.

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May 11, 2023

5.0

Dr. Castrovillari is amazing always rearranging her schedule to accommodate my daughter when she needs to been seen. She is such a caring pediatrician that truly shows cares and concern for her patients

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May 10, 2023

5.0

Great doctor.

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May 07, 2023

5.0

Dr. Joy was so helpful and knowledgeable, we left with confidence that our child’s medical needs had been met.

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May 01, 2023

5.0

Love Dr. Castrovillari, and so does my daughter. She is very patient, great with children, and great with making sure all questions or concerns are answered/looked at. She’s extremely thorough and truly cares for her patients! She makes you feel comfortable and safe!

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April 26, 2023

5.0

She is wonderful with my kids very patient with my son and talks directly to my teen about her health care

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April 11, 2023

5.0

She is attentive, personable, knowledgeable and efficient.

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April 06, 2023

5.0

She is calm and patient and answers all our questions. She really cares about my daughter.

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April 06, 2023

5.0

Very nice and very acknowledged

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April 05, 2023

5.0

She takes time to listen and truly get to know her patients.

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March 08, 2023

5.0

Always feel so comforted and reassured

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March 03, 2023

5.0

She talks to you answers questions and checks up on you afterwards

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February 25, 2023

5.0

Specific diagnostic information

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February 22, 2023

5.0

First time seeing her and we really liked her

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February 20, 2023

5.0

Easy to speak with. Honest. Kids adore her.

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February 18, 2023

5.0

See above- we love Dr Joy and her staff!

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February 13, 2023

5.0

She is friendly, always takes her time to examine my children and listen to all my questions. She takes the time to explain what she thinks is the best treatment. I trust Dr. Joy very much.

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February 08, 2023

5.0

Dr. Joy is wonderful! She takes the time to really listen and help our child

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February 08, 2023

5.0

She is very kind and thoughtful. She is also very considerate and respectful of the decisions I make as a parent for my child and is never pushy to do other things. She is very understanding and an all around great person and doctor!

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February 07, 2023

5.0

Down to earth and guides us with excellent advice

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February 07, 2023

5.0

Wonderful pediatrician.

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February 06, 2023

5.0

She’s so great. We took some time off from her because of insurance, but are very happy to be back.

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January 31, 2023

5.0

Very attentive, her answers are balanced and practical. Great interaction with kids

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January 31, 2023

5.0

Dr Joy Castrovillari is an amazing pediatrician that always goes above and beyond to truly help her patients. I have been taking my kids there for the past 10 years and even though I moved miles away from their location I would never change doctors at their location. You do not find genuine caring Doctors that easy. She is an extraordinary Pediatrician in all the aspects that knows well her position.

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January 27, 2023

5.0

She listens well, makes her patients feel known, and is very knowledgeable about ways to care for her patients.

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January 26, 2023

5.0

I recommend Dr Joy to everyone I know - she is so knowledgeable, so great with kids, remembers everything you share with her, and is so kind and compassionate

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January 25, 2023

5.0

She’s friendly and caring. She listens and is very responsive.

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January 16, 2023

5.0

She is very knowledgeable and smart and very sweet she has been my sons Dr for many, many years he is now [age] and he is very comfortable with her.

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December 31, 2022

5.0

She listens and if she doesn’t know an answer she will research and help you. Also she works with all the other doctors you need to see so we can all work together

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December 23, 2022

5.0

People need reliable Dr’s. I drive to get them.

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December 20, 2022

5.0

She was so attentive and patient

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December 17, 2022

5.0

She is amazing

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December 12, 2022

5.0

She is a great doctor ,listened us careful and explains everything. She is very nice with kids and me. Kids like it very much.

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December 10, 2022

5.0

We adore Dr. Joy! She always has our children's best interest in mind.

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December 08, 2022

5.0

Had been with her for more than 12 years, she is very friendly, professional, address all concerns and clear on her explanations, treatments and advice.

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November 27, 2022

5.0

Dr. Joy is one of a kind! One of the first doctors that has actively listened and made my children (and me) feel very comfortable. Thank you!

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November 20, 2022

5.0

She gives her full attention and time when talking us. Explains everything clearly. Very calm and mild mannered

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November 09, 2022

5.0

She is knowledgeable and compassionate

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November 09, 2022

5.0

she is thorough and pleasant.

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October 31, 2022

5.0

Dr Joy is incredible. She’s patient, kind and thorough. Good with kids and parents!

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October 28, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable, friendly and takes the time to really know her patients and cares about them.

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October 20, 2022

5.0

She is a great doctor who considers parents concerns.

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October 15, 2022

5.0

Kids love her and trust her. She will discuss all of your concerns and goes above and beyond in care, making time for urgent visits.

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October 13, 2022

5.0

Dr. Joy is a true treasure. She is so patient and lovely. She always takes the time to answer all our questions and never makes us feel rushed. We have complete trust in her care.

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October 12, 2022

5.0

She is patient and really listens.

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October 11, 2022

5.0

Dr. Joy is brilliant, compassionate, and thorough. She takes the time to evaluate her patients and come up with the best treatment plan.

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October 06, 2022

5.0

Listens to all questions and concerns and makes sure you are walking out with everything answered

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October 03, 2022

5.0

Very caring and compassionate. Willing to hear concerns and thoroughly explain things

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October 02, 2022

5.0

She is a great doctor. She takes her time and listens. She is good with children. She is humble and doesn’t talk down to the parent. We drive 45 minutes out of the way just to see her.

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September 29, 2022

5.0

Dr Joy takes her time with the patient (and parent), listening and answering questions. She is so warm and friendly with my kids and does her best to make them feel comfortable at the doctor.

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September 28, 2022

5.0

Dr. Joy is the best! Always takes her time with our appointments. She is very informative and provides us with the tools and confidence to care for our newborn. Can’t thank her enough for her high quality, family centered care.

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September 27, 2022

5.0

I love Dr. Joy she never rushes us during our appointment, she always ask if we have any questions and concerns, she is patient and never rushes us. I am so glad I chose her to be my sons Dr

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September 27, 2022

5.0

She listens and made our 1st visit here amazing, definitely feel comfertable at this office, and love dr joy.

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September 26, 2022

5.0

Dr Joy is easy to speak to and my children adore her.

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September 20, 2022

5.0

Listens and acknowledges all concerns

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September 08, 2022

5.0

She’s super kind and genuinely cares

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September 01, 2022

5.0

She is so great doctor.She treat my kids so carefully ,explain everything so nice.

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Disclosures

Joy E. Castrovillari, MD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

External Professional Relationships

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