Katherine S. Carroll, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Neurology

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, Creighton University School of Medicine - 2002
Internship:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2003
Residency:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2006
Fellowships:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2007

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - 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:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

634 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

85 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

85 Reviews

August 25, 2023

5.0

She's very nice and accommodating

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August 13, 2023

5.0

Dr. Carroll is knowledgeable about so many neurological issues from migraines to brain stem gliomas to traumatic brain injuries; her experience is reassuring when dealing with such issues. Northwestern is lucky to have her.

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August 08, 2023

5.0

Because she is a magnificent professional.

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August 01, 2023

5.0

Dr Carroll is very professional and caring

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July 29, 2023

5.0

She takes time to do a thorough evaluation and is a great communicator. She conveys genuine care and compassion, and inspires confidence in her treatment plan.

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July 24, 2023

5.0

She is knowledgeable, compassionate, acknowledges your symptoms and never makes you feel unheard. She also is very encouraging and finds new treatments and combinations of treatments for best results.

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July 23, 2023

5.0

Dr. Carroll listens with patience and a kind heart and offers reasonable options and solutions. She is thoughtful and knowledgeable with her craft.

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July 17, 2023

5.0

Dr Carroll listened to the issues I was facing and then created a very thorough treatment plan. I think she genuinely cares about her patients.

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July 17, 2023

5.0

Excellent care!

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July 15, 2023

5.0

Listen to my concerns and explained the situation clearly

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July 13, 2023

5.0

Very knowledgeable and compassionate

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July 13, 2023

5.0

We like her. Easy to talk to takes her time. Listens and tries to help.

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July 11, 2023

5.0

I absolutely love Dr Carroll. She has always been so kind and generous and has great bedside manners. Her staff has also always been very sensitive to my level of pain and understanding.

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July 07, 2023

5.0

Excellent physician and clinician

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June 27, 2023

5.0

Dr. Carroll took the time needed to review my charts and make new recommendations that I was not aware of. She gave me some hope of getting rid of my headaches and minimizing the pain of my fibromyalgia.

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June 27, 2023

5.0

Dr. Carroll is very thorough and is easy to talk to. I like her personal approach which is down to earth. I trust her recommendations.

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June 26, 2023

5.0

She is really helpful and supportive.

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June 20, 2023

5.0

Same as above. Clear communication and demonstrated care and understanding.

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June 19, 2023

5.0

Dr. Carroll is an excellent Dr. and really is excellent at her job

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June 19, 2023

5.0

Dr Carroll has been my doctor for many years. I count on her for her expertise and just as importantly her empathy and understanding.

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June 12, 2023

5.0

She does seem to truly care about me as a patient.

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June 12, 2023

5.0

Very professional and knowledgeable and above all caring my mom is [age] years old.

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June 12, 2023

5.0

She is the best.

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June 10, 2023

5.0

She’s so nice and sweet and caring!!

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June 06, 2023

5.0

Just always professional, nice, prompt and overall awesome. Don’t know how she does all she does. Superwoman

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June 05, 2023

5.0

Professional, attention to detail, knowledgeable and everything anyone would like their doctor to be.

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June 02, 2023

5.0

Good doctor

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May 31, 2023

5.0

Dr. Carroll came highly regarded to me and she lived up to the high expectations. Very knowledgable but able to explain things simply to me. The entire staff made me feel heard.

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May 25, 2023

5.0

Dr Carroll is an excellent physician. Have confidence in her judgement and care she provides.

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May 23, 2023

5.0

Dr. Carroll is the absolute best! She is thorough in her exam and assessment. She takes time to listen to my concerns and addresses each one. She makes me feel like I’m part of the decision making process in managing my care. She is very kind and reassuring. I feel so incredibly lucky to be her patient.

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May 18, 2023

5.0

Methodical, thorough, excellent communicator, resourceful, kindness a bonus!

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May 09, 2023

5.0

Very knowledgeable and caring Doctor!

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May 01, 2023

5.0

Caring Knowledgeable Takes time Thorough Compassionate

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May 01, 2023

5.0

She is very knowledgeable, thorough and personable.

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April 17, 2023

5.0

Dr Carroll is so kind, thorough, and provides excellent care. She takes the time to know her patients and understand how to provide the most incredible care. I feel lucky to have her as my doctor.

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April 14, 2023

5.0

She’s the best! Compassionate, authentic and receptive to input

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April 12, 2023

5.0

Very attentive doctor! Like her very very much

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April 11, 2023

5.0

Dr. Carroll is an exceptional neurologist. She is extremely knowledgeable and compassionate. I am lucky to have her as my physician

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April 11, 2023

5.0

Dr. Katherine S. Carroll MD is very thorough, she takes her time to listen and address all your concerns. She makes sure to review your care with other specialists you may be seeing and advise you on what concerns need to be addressed with which specialists. She is pleasant and easy going to communicate to and will advise of possible other medication options available.

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April 10, 2023

5.0

I sooo appreciate her kind manner. She’s engaged throughout the appointment. I know she’s extremely busy but she never acts like she’s rushed to move past my visit. When we discuss care and treatment options she’s knowledgeable and provides insights specific to my concerns and history.

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April 10, 2023

5.0

Dr. Carroll prescribed [ ] as a migraine preventive, and it has really decreased my migraine headaches. I’m very grateful.

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April 07, 2023

5.0

She is respectful and positive and seems to like her profession. I really like her, trust her opinion and feel satisfied when I leave my appointment.

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March 28, 2023

5.0

I’ve been Dr Carroll’s patient for about 9 years. I was so blessed to in her care. She is always such a good listener and caring.

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March 28, 2023

5.0

Good vibes, easy to talk to. She seems also very dedicated and open to anything that would be beneficial.

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March 27, 2023

5.0

She understands my issues and knows how to treat them. Dr Carroll is the best!

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March 21, 2023

5.0

She listened and understood my concerns, read the write ups of my medical history, and had a plan of treatment. It was very happy.

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March 21, 2023

5.0

Experience and expertise in her field Exceptional Doctor Very good pt care

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March 20, 2023

5.0

Is very good and experienced.

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March 10, 2023

5.0

She is a very caring, thorough doctor. Wonderful.

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March 09, 2023

5.0

See above. In addition she took the time after my visit to explore medications I was taking to see if the side effects of those could be causing my symptoms.

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March 07, 2023

5.0

Dr. Carroll was very accomodating wirh scheduling, knowledgeable, asked questions, provided good physical exam, reviewed details with me again for clarification and to help me understand what is going on with the symptoms I am having. She answered all my questions in a way that I would understand by pinpointing the areas in my arms that may be causing me problems.

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March 07, 2023

5.0

She listens and has made my life so much better

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March 07, 2023

5.0

Is experienced and had useful options for my ailment.

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March 06, 2023

5.0

Dr. Carroll is a wonderful MD with a seemingly deep knowledge of her craft. I feel I have developed a semblance of trust. During our 1st F to F visit, In [year] and now, her bedside conduct has beenb exemplary. She asks a question n listens without cutting you off. If you ask a question, she listens and answers your concerns directly. Thank You Dr. Carroll.. We'll talk again next [month] if not sooner.. You Are Appreciated..!!!

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March 02, 2023

5.0

Doctor Carroll always puts me at ease and I am rarely nervous. She and her staff are always friendly, conscientious and professional. Seeing a neurologist is stressful but she makes it as easy as possible.

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February 23, 2023

5.0

She consistently gives me very effective Botox injections for my migraines, is caring and personable.

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February 22, 2023

5.0

She was very professional and caring.

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February 20, 2023

5.0

My first visit and I couldn't be happier. She was very kind, took her time and was very thorough. She impacted my life more than she will ever know in just a few hours. I left her office so happy and hopeful to have someone that I trust to help end my pain. So grateful!

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February 20, 2023

5.0

Her demeanor

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February 18, 2023

3.0

The doctor is nice and professional. Unfortunately, she did not have any info to help me. I am aware that every question does not have an answer, but I felt that she was never that interested. Having no answer is completely understandable, that was not the problem, but being made to feel that my symptoms were somehow not that significant was very disappointing.

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February 13, 2023

5.0

Excellent care was provided by Dr. Carroll.

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February 13, 2023

5.0

In addition to being an outstanding clinician, Dr. Carroll is also a great listener. Also, today’s appointment was for Botox injection. My previous appointment for this shot was mistakenly made for the wrong clinic. So, Dr. Carroll squeezed me into her busy schedule so that I would be on time for this injection. I really appreciated this.

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February 09, 2023

5.0

I have been a patient of Dr Carroll’s for several years and she is always right there for me.

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February 09, 2023

5.0

She listens

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February 07, 2023

5.0

First of all the way how she introduced her self to as a patient .how she performed and talk to you.I my self except what the doctor going about this.

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February 07, 2023

5.0

Very personable and truly listened to my concerns. I am very happy to have discovered her.

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February 02, 2023

5.0

Good -side manner.

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January 29, 2023

5.0

She made me feel like I was a real person. Sometimes it doesn't happen that way and I feel like I am rushed through...like a bunch of cattle. Sorry. Today professional's, I think, in my opinion that they just think about the money and don't really care about the patient. I am one in million. I want to be treated like a real human. I felt that with Dr. Carroll. She looked me in the eyes. That helped me believe in her. Thank goodness, and that her.

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January 29, 2023

5.0

I have recommended her to others, for I am confident she would approach them wqith the same care and understanding she has me.

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January 28, 2023

5.0

She is thorough, responsive and very easy to work with

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January 25, 2023

5.0

Careful explanations, encouraging

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January 23, 2023

5.0

Dr. Carroll is very kind and thorough!!! Very informative to her patient!!!

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January 19, 2023

5.0

Dr. Carroll is such a wonderful doctor. She listens to all my concerns, and works with me to figure out a solution to the problem. She never rushes me through the appointment. She takes the time I need to feel better about my situation and makes sure we have a follow up and assured me that if things change or get worse to be sure to call her asap. She is just the most caring doctor and I would recommend her to anyone

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January 18, 2023

5.0

Outstanding reputation. Highly recommended by medical professionals and patients alike. She is knowledgeable and thorough, a great problem solver, and at the same time, caring and sensitive to patients needs.

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January 18, 2023

5.0

She listens attentively to my concerns and enlists my help to come up with the best care possible for my neurological issues.

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January 18, 2023

2.0

Little interest in patients

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January 17, 2023

5.0

Her care and empathy for her patients. She provide healthcare. Some providers are blinded, only focusing on Covid and have forgotten health issues occurred before the pandemic. Dr. Carroll is not like that, she treats your condition.

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January 15, 2023

5.0

Dr. Carroll is extremely knowledgeable in her field yet remains humble and approachable.

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January 14, 2023

5.0

She has made such a difference in my life- treating me for unusual handcramps and neck problems

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January 14, 2023

5.0

I"ve been seeing Dr. Carroll since [year] and I always know that I'm getting the best of care. I always look forward to talking with her. She always listens so carefully; I find her to be so genuine and kind.

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January 12, 2023

5.0

Very knowledgeable and caring. She wants you to feel better

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December 22, 2022

5.0

My life is so much better because of her

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December 22, 2022

5.0

We brain stormed my plan of care for my problems

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December 20, 2022

5.0

Spent ample time with me. Listened well and provided outstanding advice, better than what I have received for the same issue over the last 25yrs+

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December 19, 2022

5.0

She’s cared enough to get to know me as a person. When I talk to her she makes sure she’s understanding me exactly by asking me specific questions. I’m being heard and that is so important to me.

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