Sara K. Ward, MD

Sara K. Ward, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Dermatology

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Practice Focus Areas

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
Physician 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 

1252 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 24, 2022

5.0

She was thorough and listened

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March 24, 2022

5.0

i feel she cares about her patients.

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March 24, 2022

5.0

Efficient, with good notes.

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March 24, 2022

5.0

Dr ward is thorough, listens to my concerns and careful to observe any possible issues with my skin.

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March 22, 2022

5.0

Over 20 years experience with Dr. Ward. I cannot say enough about her expertise and caring manner

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March 22, 2022

5.0

Easy. Professional

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March 21, 2022

5.0

Empathetic and smart

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March 21, 2022

5.0

Careful & responsive

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March 21, 2022

5.0

She’s friendly and smart. Explains everything well and doesn’t make me fill rushed

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March 18, 2022

5.0

Smart, thoughtful, thorough, professional, kind

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March 14, 2022

5.0

Timelines, professionalism, attention to detail.

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March 11, 2022

5.0

Dr Ward was super nice, listened to all my questions and concerns, and then provided me with really good solutions.

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March 10, 2022

5.0

She is empathic and listens to any concerns. Feel like she delivers high quality care.

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March 08, 2022

5.0

Dr. Ward goes above and beyond to address concerns, discuss your options and let’s you know there is no pressure to make a decision. Always upbeat and professional, easy to talk to about anything. I would highly recommend.

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March 08, 2022

5.0

Thorough, competent and nice.

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March 07, 2022

5.0

she is patient

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March 07, 2022

5.0

Friendly, professional, thorough, knowledgeable

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February 28, 2022

5.0

Dr Ward is one of the most accommodating doctors I have been to. She is sensitive to my needs, throughout and fun to see. I love Dr Ward!

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February 28, 2022

5.0

She’s knowledgeable and caring.

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February 28, 2022

5.0

She is very smart, encourages her patients to ask questions and is just delightful to deal with in your appointment. FYI, her assistant Stephanie is also wonderful.

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February 22, 2022

5.0

Dr. Ward is extremely thorough in her exams and patient care.

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February 22, 2022

5.0

Knowledgeable professional and carting

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February 16, 2022

5.0

Smart, thoughtful, kind caregiver

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February 15, 2022

5.0

She is excellent. Always listens to concerns and thoroughly investigates anything that might be weird.

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February 15, 2022

5.0

I have been a patient of Dr. Ward's for many years. She is thorough and has a lovely bedside manner.

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February 14, 2022

5.0

Responsive and reassuring. Made sure I have a peace of mind with all the procedures

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February 14, 2022

4.0

Competent, pleasant

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February 14, 2022

5.0

Dr. Ward and her nurses/PAs are always friendly, accessible, and listening; team usually responds very quickly via MyChart.

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February 12, 2022

5.0

Dr.Ward takes her time with you and ensures all your questions are answered. She is incredibly smart and a remarkable physician. I am fortunate to be under her care.

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February 11, 2022

5.0

good doctor

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February 09, 2022

5.0

Dr Ward is wonderful and very attentive!

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February 07, 2022

5.0

I never feel rushed. She listens!

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February 04, 2022

0.0

Dr. Ward is kind, caring, careful, effective, and efficient.

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February 04, 2022

5.0

conservative approach reliable

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February 03, 2022

5.0

Comprehensive, kind & caring

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February 01, 2022

5.0

Thorough exam, direct explanation of what she found.

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January 31, 2022

5.0

Caring flexible. I was late and still she added a mole check because she cared.

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January 29, 2022

5.0

Knowledgeable and great people skills.

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January 22, 2022

5.0

She listens to all my questions and explains things well

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January 21, 2022

5.0

In addition, Dr. Ward is very caring, efficient, thorough. She listens to concerns and makes sure she addresses every question and or concern I have.

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January 21, 2022

5.0

Dr. Ward is very careful and attentive and concenred.

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January 21, 2022

5.0

Excellent doctor- caring & listens well

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January 20, 2022

5.0

Dr. Ward is friendly, she is very professional, and an expert in her field

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January 20, 2022

5.0

Dr Ward is awesome! Excellent care and her nurse Sara was very good too

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January 17, 2022

5.0

Dr. Ward is thorough and professional. She’s very willing to explain all aspects of my care, discuss my dermatology issues and answer my questions.

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January 17, 2022

5.0

Dr. Ward had been my dermatologist for over ten years and is very knowledgeable and attentive to my needs

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January 11, 2022

5.0

Knowledgeable and personable

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January 10, 2022

5.0

Intelligent and efficient

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January 10, 2022

5.0

She is the best

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January 06, 2022

5.0

She’s awesome! Very caring & knowledgeable

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January 04, 2022

5.0

Dr. Ward is an excellent doctor and the office staff is courteous and patient.

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January 04, 2022

5.0

She’s the Best!

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January 04, 2022

5.0

Dr Sara Ward is ver professional and caring and makes sure that you fully understand what she is doing to help you

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January 03, 2022

5.0

Honesty, excellent explanations Pleasant and kind

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January 03, 2022

5.0

She is very professional, thorough and takes time to answer your questions.

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December 18, 2021

5.0

Very professional

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December 18, 2021

5.0

Truly cares about her patients.

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December 16, 2021

5.0

Dr Ward is excellent at what she does.

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December 16, 2021

5.0

Professional, knowledgeable, thorough

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December 14, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ward was not in a rush and took the time to answer all my questions as well as make sure that I was comfortable with our treatment plan.

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December 13, 2021

5.0

She’s the best!

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December 11, 2021

5.0

Was able to ascertain the problem and quickly act in diagnosis

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December 11, 2021

5.0

very thorough!

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December 07, 2021

5.0

Takes the time for questions. Listens, advises, makes suggestions and recommendations. Thorough.

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December 06, 2021

5.0

Warm and pleasant personality, extremely professional, efficient with your time, and gets to the right solution quickly.

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December 05, 2021

5.0

Easy to talk with and explains things well

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December 02, 2021

5.0

I feel like I get good thorough care from Drs Ward, Garretson, and their team of nurses. Today I found Stephanie to be especially helpful.

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December 02, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ward is great at her job

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November 29, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ward asks questions of me and encourages my questions, and provides helpful answers.

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November 23, 2021

5.0

she is very good about explaining what is going on and has great bedside manner. Super professional.

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November 23, 2021

5.0

Competent. Pleasant.

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November 23, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable

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November 22, 2021

5.0

Her caring attitude. Her communication. Efficiency. Her gentle touch. Her empathy. ...and so many more reasons.

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November 22, 2021

5.0

She is knowledgeable

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November 19, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ward has been my dermatologist for more than 20 years. She always takes the time to explain fully what she is doing, the results she is expecting and leaves time for questions.

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November 19, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ward makes me feel like a special patient. She really listens to my concerns. She explains everything so that I fully understand.

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November 18, 2021

5.0

She knows my body.

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November 18, 2021

5.0

Listens, knows her patients, tailors care to their needs, very personable

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November 16, 2021

5.0

I have been seeing Dr Ward for many years now. Unfortunately her schedule doesnt allow for many new patients as I've learned when I recommend her.

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November 16, 2021

5.0

We have a log history of successes together

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November 15, 2021

5.0

Great service .

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November 13, 2021

5.0

Highly professional, extremely knowledgeable, caring approach to the care of her patients

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November 13, 2021

5.0

Very nice, knowledgeable and thorough doctor.

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November 11, 2021

5.0

Love her style, professionalism

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November 11, 2021

5.0

I felt heard and like the doctor took all the time I needed to voice all of my concerns. She was proactive in helping me with treatment.

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November 11, 2021

5.0

She never rushes and spends a good amount of time answering questions and checking everything over!

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November 09, 2021

5.0

Feel paid attention to and taken care of.

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November 08, 2021

5.0

She’s the best!

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November 08, 2021

5.0

Dr.Ward reviews your patient history and explains any questions you have before she introduces the new procedures she will follow that day. She furnishes additional materials from links or prints out the information for you to take with you. She has an upbeat personality and relates very well to the patient. She is very clear in what she intends to do but will listen to the patient too to get their input as well. I opted for her to remove a growth rather than have it removed by freezing it with nitrogen gas, She has a very light touch with her surgical tools, and I barely felt the removal.

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November 06, 2021

5.0

Thorough, pleasant, good mannerisms and ability to walk through the exam and explain

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November 04, 2021

5.0

She is helpful, smart, kind.

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November 03, 2021

5.0

Patient, caring and smart

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November 02, 2021

5.0

Excellent care, good location

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November 02, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ward is very knowledgeable. She has a good “bedside manner” so to speak, and instills confidence.

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November 01, 2021

5.0

She really listens and respects her patients

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November 01, 2021

5.0

She is professional, honest, realistic and knowledgeable.

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November 01, 2021

5.0

With each visit, she demonstrates that she knows her material.

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August 29, 2021

4.0

She is a professional

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August 27, 2021

5.0

Dr. Sara Ward is the best, she is very caring, very professional in her care for me

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August 27, 2021

5.0

She's the best, all around.

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Disclosures

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

External Professional Relationships

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