Reem Karmali, MD

Reem Karmali, MD

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Western Ontario Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry - 2006
Residency:
Rush University Medical Center - 2009
Fellowships:
Rush University Medical Center - 2012

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Hematology (Certified)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Associate 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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5.0
5.0 

601 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 29, 2022

5.0

Very caring knowledgeable doctor

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March 29, 2022

5.0

I was sorry before and I will say it again. Dr. Karmali is, quite simply, the best. Smart, knowledgeable, caring, and communicative, she takes the time to walk one through the treatment options, helps to make an informed choice, and keeps a careful eye on progress. She’s terrrific.

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March 28, 2022

5.0

Dr.Karmali is professional, practical and personable.

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March 24, 2022

5.0

Knows what she is doing and actually cares about my health

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March 24, 2022

5.0

She is amazing. Period. Would trust her with my family.

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March 23, 2022

5.0

Dr. Karmali is a skilled and caring physician.

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March 21, 2022

5.0

She is the best. She is a huge asset to your Oncology practice. She keeps me informed and helps calm me every time i come in for scans.

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March 18, 2022

5.0

Took care of my lymphoma Pleasant On time

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March 17, 2022

5.0

Kindinformative. Runs on schedule. Flexible

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March 17, 2022

5.0

She is very personable and thorough. She makes me feel very comfortable

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March 14, 2022

5.0

Dr. Carmali and her assistant spent a tremendous amount of time with me going over my diagnosis . They were both thorough and educational on their analysis of my condition. Their input assured me I was on the right course of action

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March 11, 2022

5.0

She has always listened to my concerns and always explained what going to be my treatment and aftercare.

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March 11, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable and takes time to answer all questions and concerns

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March 11, 2022

5.0

Dr. Karmali is very knowledgeable and truly cares.

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March 11, 2022

5.0

Shes friendly n lets you know the basics of whats going ôn.and how her n her team r gunna gô about it...

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March 10, 2022

5.0

She’s wonderful, personably, caring and is a fighter who doesn’t give up on her patients.

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March 07, 2022

5.0

She is a very nice doctor

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March 07, 2022

4.0

Knowledgeable doctor.

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March 07, 2022

5.0

Again, very thorough, and wanting to find answers.

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March 03, 2022

5.0

She’s the best! She cares about me, remembers my problems, and has a very optimistic outlook

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March 03, 2022

5.0

Dr. Karmali is very knowledgeable and takes time to listen to me and answer all questions.

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March 03, 2022

5.0

Dr. K is pays attention to her patients with excellent skill and is always concerned in her patients.

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March 03, 2022

5.0

I went through a scary part of my life and Dr Kramali made me feel in safe caring hands and comfortable. She has should my husband and I the same respect and caring throughout my journey

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February 28, 2022

5.0

Dr K has done a great job of helping me navigate and deal with this health issue.

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February 22, 2022

5.0

Profesional

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February 20, 2022

5.0

Dr. Karmali is always upbeat with a positive attitude. She always shows interest in my health and how I feel. She’s a very caring doctor with a great bedside manner.

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February 17, 2022

5.0

She’s terrific—clear, caring, thorough.

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February 14, 2022

5.0

Great Doctor concerned with the individual

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February 10, 2022

5.0

Dr Karmali I’m addition to being an excellent medical physician - She is patient, caring, thoughtful and listens to her patients. She is the picture of patient centered medical care!

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February 08, 2022

5.0

Followed up with all committments. Even called me on a weekend. Competency. Clear explanations and patient in responding to all questions.

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February 07, 2022

5.0

Excellent demeanor, fully able to explain the situation. Very, very knowledgeable.

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February 07, 2022

5.0

Dr. Karmali is kind, direct, intelligent, and attentive.

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February 07, 2022

5.0

Dr Karmali never rushes me. She is a wonderful doctor who explains everything so well.

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February 03, 2022

5.0

Me agrada su trato para conmigo y para mi enfermedad

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February 03, 2022

5.0

Very intelligent caring physician

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January 31, 2022

5.0

I've only met her one time, but she seems competent and personable.

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January 28, 2022

5.0

She always keeps me informed.

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January 27, 2022

5.0

Skilled physician and excellent communication

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January 25, 2022

5.0

She explains the disease and makes me feel encouraged.

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January 24, 2022

5.0

She does not rush through the visit and takes her time with me.

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January 24, 2022

5.0

She is engaging and I can understand when she explains stuff to me.

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January 24, 2022

5.0

She is the team leader of my successful attempt to best this cancer.

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January 21, 2022

5.0

Dr. Karmali is an outstanding practitioner

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January 21, 2022

5.0

It seems like she tells us one thing but the cat-t cell drs tell us somthig different....im just confused.....

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January 20, 2022

5.0

A terrific doctor. Knowledgeable and clear.

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January 20, 2022

5.0

Today was the first day of meeting Dr. Karmali. My previous oncologist, Dr. Pro is no longer with Northwestern. I was very impressed with Dr. Karmali. She was very thorough and was up to date with my medical history. I feel confident that I will continue to receive excellent care.

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January 17, 2022

5.0

Excellent doctor…phenomenal care

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January 16, 2022

5.0

Professional

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January 15, 2022

5.0

The best!

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January 11, 2022

5.0

Knowledgeable and straight to the point.

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January 10, 2022

5.0

Dr. Karmali makes you feel reassured and hopeful for a cure. She responds to messages quickly even on weekends.

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January 10, 2022

5.0

Dr. Karmali is very knowledgeable and compassionate.

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January 09, 2022

5.0

Her n her team have been verry helpful..and has been honest with everything going on and just on top of things...

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January 06, 2022

5.0

Best doctor I have ever had. Trust her with everything.

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January 06, 2022

5.0

She is great, she cares and is detailed, professional and provides clear explanations

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December 27, 2021

5.0

Dr. Karmali and Alana, NP were very warm and easy to talk talk to. They showed concern and care. They explained things clearly and welcomed any questions.

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December 27, 2021

5.0

Dr. Karmali takes her time to explain things and invites questions. She seems genuinely concerned and I have the utmost confidence in her.

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December 24, 2021

5.0

De. Karmali is warm, caring, positive and thorough . She addresses my concerns and includes me in her decision making process

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December 23, 2021

5.0

Listens, knowledgeable, efficient.

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December 23, 2021

4.0

Dr. Karmali seems like I will get along with her. She was attentive with a sense of humor. We only just met so we shall see how it goes

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December 23, 2021

5.0

She is easy to talk to and let’s you have the information straight and doesn’t hold back the truth

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December 20, 2021

5.0

always thorough and kind even though she's so busy

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December 20, 2021

5.0

I have great respect for her professional knowledge and skills.

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December 20, 2021

5.0

Dr Reem Karmali is a professional oncologist. Her communication skills and experience is truly exceptional. I trust Dr Karmali treatment plans and I appreciate all the hard work and time she spent on my cancer illness to ensure that I will get the best treatment. Thank you Dr Karmali

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December 17, 2021

5.0

She’s the best—knowledgeable, clear, and friendly.

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December 13, 2021

5.0

Excellent physician

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December 10, 2021

5.0

Professional amable

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December 10, 2021

5.0

Dr. Karmali is best best doc I have ever worked with. She very bright, listens and communicates well, and have a warm and engaging manner.

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December 07, 2021

5.0

I like that shes up front with whats going on and how friendly n helpful she has been..

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December 07, 2021

5.0

She does an excellent job.

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December 06, 2021

5.0

I like her manner and approach to patient care. She's thorough, but reasonable when it comes to monitoring and managing my particular condition. She's also very easy to communicate with.

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December 06, 2021

5.0

Dr Karmali is a wonderful physician

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December 06, 2021

5.0

I have the utmost confidence in her knowledge and skill. She is patient and she explains everything to me very well

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December 06, 2021

5.0

She is passionate, compassionate and willing to spend time with her patients She is also very knowledgeable about her field.

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December 03, 2021

5.0

She explains everything and I didn’t feel rushed

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December 03, 2021

5.0

Fantastic doctor. Dedicated, thoughtful.

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December 03, 2021

5.0

She is terrific!!!! Caring, Compassionate and a tremendous doctor and person.

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November 27, 2021

5.0

Dr. Karmali is a top notch physician and patient-centered. She is a leader in her field. She is exceptionally accessible and patient.

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November 23, 2021

5.0

Personable, intelligent, efficient

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November 22, 2021

5.0

Excellent doctor.

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November 19, 2021

5.0

She the best & very given

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November 19, 2021

5.0

Outstanding medical/cancer treatment expertise. Dr Karmali explains your medical situation in very clear and understandable terms.

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November 18, 2021

5.0

She’s first-rate—knowledgeable, caring, friendly.

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November 15, 2021

5.0

She is highly knowledgeable and also give it to me straight. I like that.

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November 15, 2021

5.0

Extreamly friendly and to the point with how things r gunna go n how there going.

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November 15, 2021

5.0

Easy doctor to talk to . She explains and listens to all your questions

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November 12, 2021

5.0

Clearly an expert in her field, Dr Karmali could easily talk down to her patients but she took time to sit and patiently answer questions. That rare combination of interpersonal and technical ability is so rare in leading physicians

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November 12, 2021

5.0

She explained things clearly and I did not feel rushed during the appointment.

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November 11, 2021

5.0

She’s direct caring and explains things well

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November 09, 2021

5.0

Intelligent and empathetic. Hard to find a physician like her.

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November 09, 2021

5.0

Dr. Karmali is the best doctor. She knows my history, comes with a plan, but asks for my input in care as well. She always follows-up on my overall well being.

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November 08, 2021

5.0

The doctor is honest and direct, informed.

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November 08, 2021

5.0

Dr. Karmali is kind and explains things very thoroughly.

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November 05, 2021

5.0

Excelente persona

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November 04, 2021

5.0

She is amazingly knowledgeable and has the best bedside manner.

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November 02, 2021

5.0

Dr. Karmali listens to my concerns and gives me information to determine my best options.

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November 01, 2021

5.0

excellent clinician and communicator

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November 01, 2021

5.0

She listens and is knowledgeable

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November 01, 2021

5.0

Very kind. Explained everything

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October 29, 2021

5.0

Dr. Karmali is very knowledgeable about my form of cancer. She made me feel like a person and not just a number. And she exhibits a high level of caring and concern.

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