James F. Carsten, MD

James F. Carsten, MD

4.9 
349 ratings  Read Reviews
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group

Primary Specialty

Family Medicine

Insurance

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Accepting New Patients

Education

Medical Education:
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine - 1988
Residency:
Adventist Hinsdale Hospital - 1991

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Family Medicine (Certified)

Practice Groups and Affiliations

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

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall rating

4.9
4.9 
349 Ratings
  • Friendly & Courteous
    4.9
  • Will Recommend to Others
    4.9
  • Clear Explanations
    4.9
  • Shows Concern
    4.9
  • Includes You In Decisions
    4.8
  • Explains Medications
    4.8
  • Follow-Up Instructions
    4.8
  • Easy to Understand
    4.9
  • Time Spent With Patient
    4.9
  • Confidence in Doctor
    4.9

Reviews from Patients

64 Reviews
September 30, 2019

Dr Carsten treats you like a person not a patient. he takes the time to make you feel that he is aware of all of your issues and cares about them. good man!!

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September 20, 2019

It has always been a distinct pleasure to visit with Dr. Carsten, in this case for pre-op determinations. He has my complete confidence.

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September 19, 2019

Dr. Carsten is amazing. I appreciate his thoroughness and concern

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September 14, 2019

Dr. Carsten is a wonderful, caring, compassionate physician. He spends more than adequate time with me, reviewing my history and previous appointments I have had with other doctors. I can't praise him enough and definitely have recommended him to others.

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August 15, 2019

I cannot begin to say enough about Dr Carsten. He is the best doctor I have ever had and I fear the day he decides to retire. Dr Carsten is also a wonderful person on all accords.

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August 01, 2019

*Dr. Carsten is a very good listener. He explains medical information clearly. He is a very good person, kind and thoughtful.

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August 01, 2019

Doctor was excellent and handled my health problem beyond my expectations

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July 30, 2019

*Dr. Carsten is a very good listener. He explains medical information clearly. He is a very kind and thoughtful doctor.

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July 25, 2019

Dr. Carsten is fantastic. He's approachable and just enjoyable to work with.

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July 18, 2019

Dr. Carsten spent 45 minutes with me for a routine wellness check. he took the time to answer all my question and made follow up recommendations when needed. He has been my primary physician for about fifteen years and has always provided outstanding care.

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July 11, 2019

Dr Carsten is one of the best doctors you have. He listens attentively, tries to help when he can, and he's an overall great guy. I have referred several of my friends to him because of his manner. He's a great guy and I hope he stays in practice at NM for a while.

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July 10, 2019

*Dr. Carsten is trustworthy, kind, and his explanations are clear.

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June 29, 2019

so happy to be back with Dr. Carsten!

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June 27, 2019

dr took plenty of time with us and explained situation

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May 10, 2019

Very Pleased.

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March 28, 2019

dr Carsten listened to me and asked me many questions about some medical issues that should be addressed. He provided easy to understand information and explained what I needed to do ( and why) in terms that made sense.

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March 22, 2019

pleasant

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March 21, 2019

Dr. Carsten is a very caring, compassionate physician. I trust him 100%. He has referred me to so many of my medical team, using the analogy of "I wouldn't send you to anyone that I wouldn't send my family to". I receive the utmost care from him and he takes the time needed to cover any and all concerns that I may have.

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March 16, 2019

good

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March 03, 2019

Dr. Carsten communicates well, and listens to my concerns. I trust what he says.

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February 20, 2019

Dr. Carsten is great about explaining the cause and effect of my symptoms. Very helpful and put me at ease during my visit.

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February 18, 2019

BEEN WITH DR CARSTEN FOR 26 YEARS

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January 28, 2019

Dr. Carsten is amazing.

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January 06, 2019

Very thorough and caring

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January 03, 2019

Dr Carsten is always thorough and helpful in his explanations. We are very very confident in him and his staff.

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January 01, 2019

Dr Carsten is the best.

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December 24, 2018

Even though Dr. Carsten was running late, he did not rush through the physical and answered all of my questions and addressed my concerns about my blood pressure. He also took the time to address my concerns with my daughter.

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December 20, 2018

Dr. Carsten is a very caring, compassionate physician. He always shows great concern and spends a lot of time with me, reviewing all my health issues. I have recommended him to many of my friends.

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November 25, 2018

Dr. Carsten is the best! He always makes me feel important by listening well, spending adequate time assessing the situation and explaining the course of treatment.

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November 22, 2018

very good experience and thorough.

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November 07, 2018

Dr Carsten is a GREAT physician & is shows concern for his patient & I would recommend to any of my family & friends

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November 03, 2018

very good

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October 29, 2018

I have already referred Dr Carsten to my friends and family. He is personable and knowledgeable.

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October 23, 2018

very good first time there

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October 11, 2018

Over the years, Dr. Carsten has been one of the best physicians that has cared for my well being.

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October 05, 2018

Dr. Carsten is great and we feel very comfortable working with him through our health concerns.

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October 02, 2018

I am 100% satisfied with my Doctor. I can't imagine not having him as my Primary Care

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