Yvonne M. Curran, MD

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Primary Specialty

vascularneurologyandstroke

Secondary Specialty

  • headache
  • neurology

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland School of Medicine - 1998
Residency:
Rush University Medical Center - 1995
Fellowships:
Rush University Medical Center - 1996

Languages Spoken

  • French
  • Spanish

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Neurology (Certified)
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Vascular Neurology (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:
Kishwaukee Hospital
Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Palos Hospital
Valley West Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.8
4.8 

382 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

67 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

67 Reviews

August 08, 2023

5.0

See above. Dr Curran is the best.

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August 01, 2023

5.0

I am extremely happy to have Dr. Curran helping me with my migraines and headaches. She explains everything so well and always asks if I have any additional questions for her. I feel like she cares about my wellbeing and that means so much to me.

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July 30, 2023

5.0

Dr. Curran listen.

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July 24, 2023

5.0

Dr Curran addressed all of my concerns. She defined my issue and recommended the correct course of treatment. Great lady!!

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July 22, 2023

5.0

I trust Dr. Curran in handling my neurological problems.

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July 20, 2023

5.0

She’s detailed and thorough

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July 18, 2023

5.0

Very nice Dr and patient And take the time to understand for the situation

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July 17, 2023

5.0

lovely, excellent diagnostician

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July 17, 2023

5.0

Dr. Curran is a competent doctor.

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July 17, 2023

4.0

Good listener, answered my questions

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July 16, 2023

5.0

Very attentive to her patients

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July 12, 2023

5.0

Dr is very knowledgable and easy to talk with. Answered all my questions

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June 29, 2023

5.0

Trust her professional advice, affords time for questions and understanding issues

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June 29, 2023

5.0

Dr Curran is an knowledgeable, gifted and empathetic doctor. She spent a great deal of time with me and explained everything clearly establishing a course of action.

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June 27, 2023

1.0

Does not understand long term effects of TIA.

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June 27, 2023

5.0

Dr. Curran was very knowledgeable and attentive. She fully explained my condition and further care. She also answered all my questions. I felt that I received excellent care.

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June 22, 2023

5.0

Dr Curran takes time to see how I’m doing, explains my care, and answers my questions. I never feel rushed in my appointment.

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June 20, 2023

5.0

Although Dr. Curran was not entirely familiar with how my symptoms were presenting, she helped to rule out things that it isn’t, and lead me to some doctors who will likely be more specialized in doing tests and finding the answers that I need.

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June 13, 2023

5.0

Dr. Curran has been instrumental in changing my life from frequent migraine attacks to none in the last two years. She is knowledgeable of the state of art medicine, caring, diligent and and a good listener.

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May 19, 2023

5.0

My first visit I have seen many neurologists in the past 13 years she is the first one who seemed to actually care. I finally found a wonderful Dr.

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May 19, 2023

5.0

She’s an excellent doctor.

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May 18, 2023

5.0

Again, very thorough and provided enough time to discuss all questions

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May 16, 2023

5.0

She answered my concerns and questions.

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May 11, 2023

5.0

Dr Curran is compassionate and professional. I trust her with my health.

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May 11, 2023

5.0

Dr. Curran was very nice and did a good job with my injections.

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May 10, 2023

5.0

She cares, she listens and dhe helps!

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May 08, 2023

5.0

Dr. Curran provides referrals for therapy and neurologists for my sister's TD and physical limitations. And the referral to the neuropsychiatric clinic has been most impactful. She did not give up on my sister.

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May 06, 2023

5.0

Her knowledge is superior

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May 01, 2023

5.0

She's thorough, professional and very responsive and efficient.

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April 20, 2023

5.0

Dr Curran very thorough and open to any questions.

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April 18, 2023

5.0

Thorough review and very willing to answer questions

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April 18, 2023

5.0

She listened she understood she was patient and I have complete confidence in her ability to help me in whatever way they can

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April 05, 2023

5.0

She’s amazing!

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April 04, 2023

5.0

This professional doctor knows her stuff and wants what is best for her patients.

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April 01, 2023

5.0

Knowledgeable and highly professional. Excellent rapport with patients.

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March 30, 2023

5.0

She is a very smart doctor and understands that I have a difficult time with chronic migraine. She tries to suggest other treatments that may help.

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March 11, 2023

5.0

Dr. Yvonne Curran seems to have a genuine care about her patients. This is what I look for in a doctor. Keep up the good work.

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March 09, 2023

5.0

Helpful, knowledgeable, and responsive

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February 28, 2023

5.0

She tells me what I should watch and that I might get better, she changes my medication if she thinks it will help.

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February 23, 2023

5.0

Dr Curran is very compassionate and personable. She is very knowledgeable and helpful.

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February 03, 2023

5.0

Dr. Curran listens very carefully. She is upbeat, quick thinking and inspires hope for my condition.

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January 31, 2023

5.0

Dr. Curran is exceptional, beyond knowledge in her field, thorough and always takes time to ensure any questions/concerns are answered.

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January 31, 2023

1.0

I felt there was no effort to really make sure I was reached beyond just one call while I was waiting in this virtual screen call. I’m a first time patient, maybe she doesn’t need additional patients to care.

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January 25, 2023

5.0

Always very nice and thorough.

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January 25, 2023

5.0

She has been a major player in my health, dealing with headaches.

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January 24, 2023

5.0

Dr. Curran is wonderful, extremely patient, kind and informative.

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January 18, 2023

5.0

Dr. Curran has always provided valuable insight into my symptoms and crafted care plans that are thoughtful and meet me where I'm at in my life journey.

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January 15, 2023

5.0

She is concerned and knowledgeable .

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January 04, 2023

5.0

Dr. Curran took the time to discuss my issues with me and was considerate of my time..

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December 21, 2022

2.0

Not comfortable with communications regarding my care/case/issues/treatment

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December 14, 2022

5.0

This is my first time with Dr. Curran, but was put at ease, and asked if I had questions, regarding, any of my medications, and if I was aware of certain food, I should stay away from in my diet. She explained my results, and ask if I had questions. I was very comfortable with our first meeting.

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November 30, 2022

5.0

Very easy to talk to.

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November 22, 2022

5.0

Excellent doctor

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November 22, 2022

5.0

Very good

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November 10, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable about my Health Diagnosis. Great Team work and Follow up Care. Great Referral base.

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October 25, 2022

5.0

Dr. Curran has given me the relief I have been seeking for years. Since the treatment she has provided I have not experienced the debilitating migraines I have in the past.

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October 25, 2022

5.0

Attentive, listened to me and suggested solutions to pain

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October 23, 2022

1.0

She doesn’t seem like a knowledgeable Dr I have been seeing her for the past 2 yrs and hasn’t helped me much.

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October 20, 2022

5.0

She seems to really care about her patients and what they are going through.

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October 19, 2022

5.0

I thought Dr. Curran took the time during the appointment to learn my case after inheriting my care from Dr. [ ]. She came across knowledgeable and caring, and like a real person.

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October 19, 2022

5.0

You guys are the best

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October 06, 2022

5.0

She was friendly and efficient.

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September 29, 2022

5.0

Dr Curran and the entire staff is amazing! From the moment we were greeted, the PA checking us in, the doctor assessment and treatment, the nurses follow-up and the hospital pharmacy were all amazing. No weak links!! Flawless.

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September 22, 2022

5.0

Dr Curran brought comfortable words in explaining illness

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September 22, 2022

5.0

Never met a doctor who actually remembers you and seem to be there for you.

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September 22, 2022

5.0

Please see above—Dr Curran is absolutely wonderful!! I feel very lucky to be working with her after a terrible headache beyond measure left me in the ER. She’s helped me regain my ability to live a pain-free life.

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September 07, 2022

5.0

She was patient and answered all my questions. Plus, she added a lot of important information about my situation.

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Disclosures

Industry Relationships

Consulting / Related Activities

Faculty member engaged in activities such as speaking, advising, consulting, or providing educational programs for the following companies or other entities

  • Eli Lilly and Company
  • Teva Neuroscience, Inc.

External Professional Relationships

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