Sara K. Ward, MD

Sara K. Ward, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Dermatology

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine - 1994
Internship:
University of Pennsylvania Health System - 1995
Residency:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 1998

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Dermatology - Dermatology (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Clinical Instructor, 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 

1384 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

78 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

78 Reviews

August 29, 2023

5.0

She is knowledgeable has a good bedside manner and expedient in a good way.

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August 28, 2023

5.0

Excellent doctor

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August 28, 2023

5.0

She’s thorough. Listens. Spends time.

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August 28, 2023

5.0

Dr Ward is a caring professional woman, I wouldn’t think of going to anyone else!

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August 25, 2023

5.0

Very conscientious and friendly.

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August 24, 2023

5.0

She’s professional and friendly and helpful!

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August 22, 2023

5.0

She’s very thorough

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August 20, 2023

5.0

Dr. Ward make me feel extremely comfortable. She's confident, knowledge, and never makes it feel like she's rushing.

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August 20, 2023

5.0

My first experience with Telemedicine. Very helpful staff everywhere. Understood my problem though I am sure I wasn't that great in explaining it.

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August 19, 2023

5.0

Professional, thorough, thoughtful.

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August 15, 2023

5.0

Very thoughtful and thorough

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August 11, 2023

5.0

Dr. Ward is extremely thorough, kind, and prepared. She listens to new concerns, checks in previous issues and makes me feel confident in her care.

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August 08, 2023

5.0

I’m a long time patient and I trust her.

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August 08, 2023

5.0

She was most thorough in doing body exam, referred to prior years notes, answered all my questions and made sure I understood everything. Dr. Ward is a caring and wonderful doctor. Nurse Stephanie is a very efficient member of the team.

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July 19, 2023

5.0

best care team I have experienced

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July 18, 2023

5.0

Dr Ward explains what’s going on with my skin using language I understand and takes my questions and concerns seriously. She and all the staff who work at the office are just very helpful. I really appreciate her!

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July 18, 2023

5.0

Dr. Ward is an excellent and caring doctor

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July 17, 2023

5.0

Empathetic listener, I’ve been seeing her for over a decade. She is my most consistent medical provider at Northwestern.

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July 11, 2023

5.0

Very attentive on everyone’s problems

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July 10, 2023

5.0

I like my MD (Ward) because she does a thorough job and teaches me while addressing my concerns.

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July 09, 2023

5.0

Our family members are all patients of Dr Ward because she is a fantastic doctor and is always so kind and wonderful!

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July 06, 2023

5.0

As noted in comments in question #1. ….. and puts patient at ease with her gentle mannerisms.

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July 06, 2023

5.0

Very thorough and a delight to work with.

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July 05, 2023

5.0

Dr. Ward is knowledgeable, thorough, and personable.

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July 04, 2023

5.0

She was great.

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June 30, 2023

5.0

Dr. Ward is considerate, does a thorough check of skin. Explains everything

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June 29, 2023

5.0

She is efficient, kind and thoughtful.

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June 27, 2023

5.0

She is thorough!!

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June 27, 2023

5.0

Explains everything and is very detailed

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June 26, 2023

5.0

She is the best

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June 26, 2023

5.0

She’s thorough and nice. Clearly a very good Dermatologist

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June 26, 2023

5.0

She's a great doctor. Caring and answers all my questions.

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June 23, 2023

5.0

Thorough

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June 22, 2023

5.0

Highly knowledgeable and personable. Walks you through every procedure very carefully. And very efficient.

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June 20, 2023

5.0

Dr Ward is thorough

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June 19, 2023

5.0

Friendly, non judgmental, offered multiple options for treating my skin concerns

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June 13, 2023

5.0

Like her staff and she is thorough.

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June 13, 2023

5.0

Kind sharp professional

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June 07, 2023

5.0

I have been seeing her for many years. She is thorough and efficient.

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June 06, 2023

5.0

Professional service and personal attention to my needs.

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June 05, 2023

5.0

Friendly, thorough

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June 05, 2023

5.0

She great! Thx!

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June 04, 2023

5.0

Excellent care. Very understanding, patient, compassionate. Explains things well.

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June 02, 2023

5.0

She is one of the best physicians I have seen. Intelligent, professional, kind and caring.

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June 01, 2023

5.0

Dr Ward is excellent and she has cleared my my skin conditions.

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June 01, 2023

5.0

Confident in her exams and recommendations.

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May 30, 2023

5.0

She’s very easy to understand

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May 28, 2023

5.0

Thorough and prompt with responses

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May 27, 2023

5.0

She’s the best doctor.

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May 27, 2023

5.0

Dr. Ward listens to my concerns and takes them seriously. She addresses my questions fully. She is warm and caring in all interactions with me. She is respectful of her support nurses and the operate well as a team.

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May 25, 2023

5.0

She is the best at what she does. Great listener very empathic

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May 23, 2023

5.0

Attentive

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May 19, 2023

5.0

She is through and explains everything in detail.

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May 18, 2023

5.0

Great doctor with a pleasant and professional personality.

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May 16, 2023

5.0

I believe she is one of the best dermatologists in Chicago. Unfortunately, when I have referred others to her, the waiting list for appointments at 6+ months often deters them from becoming patients.

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May 16, 2023

5.0

Knowledgeable, personable doctor!

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May 16, 2023

5.0

Without hesitation I rate Sara Ward, MD a 10. She’s everything you want in a doctor. She is competent, professional, an excellent communicator, compassionate and a good listener with a warm disposition.

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May 16, 2023

5.0

She is knowledgeable, kind, and thorough.

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May 12, 2023

5.0

We recommended our son to her and he is her regular patient now.

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May 12, 2023

5.0

Been with Dr Ward for several years. I trust her decisions and course of treatment. Always friendly abd professional.

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May 09, 2023

5.0

professional, competent, friendly, efficient. shows concern for patient's care and needs.

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May 09, 2023

5.0

She's my favorite doctor (I have many doctors). A consummate professional, she is knowledgeable and warm. I have 100% confidence in her.

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May 09, 2023

5.0

She was very competent with an adorable personality. She’s great

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May 08, 2023

5.0

she is responsive,considerate does follow up

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May 08, 2023

5.0

Great knowledge. Takes time to explain.

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May 07, 2023

5.0

My appointment with Dr. Ward was my first visit. Based on this experience, Dr. Ward lives up to her excellent reviews by her other patients. I received a very thorough exam in a comfortable and professional atmosphere that reduced my stress and fears. Dr. Ward is an excellent communicator explaining the process and steps involved in my exam before hand, offering options and sharing her findings. I left my appointment feeling really lucky to have selected Dr. Ward as my dermatologist.

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May 06, 2023

5.0

Listens and takes time to explain! Very professional and personable!

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May 04, 2023

5.0

Pleasant and professional

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May 02, 2023

5.0

Dr. Ward is consistently super knowledgeable and amazing- I trust no other doc with my treatments.

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May 02, 2023

5.0

She is very professional and thorough

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May 01, 2023

5.0

It’s been 10 years since my last appointment. I was greeted with genuine warmth and it was clear Dr. Ward spent some time to review my last visit history. She was quick to put me at ease with moles that I may have thought were quest. She also took the time to make thoughtful suggestions for skin care management. Love her and would highly recommend!

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April 29, 2023

5.0

Excellent physician. Friendly, knowledge and thorough.

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April 28, 2023

5.0

Very personable, and listens

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April 27, 2023

5.0

Received mended by my PCP, engaging manner, seemed thorough

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April 26, 2023

5.0

Anyone with skin conditions or potential for skin cancer should have Dr Ward as their Doctor.

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April 25, 2023

5.0

Professional and personable

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April 25, 2023

5.0

Dr. Ward is a knowledgeable dermatologist, and I appreciate her calling a colleague in for a second opinion on something she saw.

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April 24, 2023

5.0

She’ll do a great job!

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Disclosures

Sara K. Ward, MD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

External Professional Relationships

Pharmaceutical, device, and biotechnology companies frequently collaborate with basic scientists and physicians within an academic medical center to help advance science and improve patient care. These relationships are important in achieving scientific breakthroughs and in establishing the effectiveness and safety of promising new therapies. In order to assure objectivity in clinical research and patient care, the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (Feinberg), Northwestern Memorial HealthCare, Children's Hospital of Chicago Medical Center, and the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab have adopted integrity policies that require research and clinical faculty (in full-time, part-time, and unpaid/voluntary categories) to report compensated and uncompensated external industry relationships. Patients are encouraged to discuss these disclosures with their physician as well as to inquire as to how these relationships are overseen by Feinberg. To learn more about our Disclosure and Professional Integrity Policy, and the conflict of interest policies of our joint affiliate survey partners, please go to our Office for Regulatory Affairs Policies page.