Karin B. Ulstrup, MD

Karin B. Ulstrup, MD

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Primary Specialty

Internal Medicine

Secondary Specialty

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Practice Focus Areas

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine - 2001
Residency:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2004

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Clinical 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 Lake Forest Hospital
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

5.0
5.0 

674 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

86 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

86 Reviews

August 29, 2023

5.0

I can only speak to Dr. Ulstrup and she is is thorough. The only drawback is that there is a 6-7 month wait to book an appointment. I have to book my annual well in advance and sometimes not knowing my long term schedule. It can be daunting.

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August 23, 2023

5.0

Dr Ulstrup is an extremely caring doctor who takes time to listen to my concerns.

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August 22, 2023

5.0

She is the best doctor ever! She is so Thorough and makes you feel like she has all day to answer questions

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August 19, 2023

5.0

Dr Ulstrup is amazing- cares for her patients physically and as a human being. I always feel so much better when I see her. Smiles & laughter are sometimes the greatest medicine of all

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August 19, 2023

5.0

Her expertise, professionalism, thoroughness and caring

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August 18, 2023

4.0

she is greatly helpful to me. I so believe the staff is overworked in the last few years.

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August 15, 2023

5.0

All of the above besides she’s very smart

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August 15, 2023

5.0

She took her time and interest in my health

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August 14, 2023

5.0

Same as above. Not only has she been my internest for over 20 years she has become a friend

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August 08, 2023

5.0

She's wonderful and accommodating and empathetic.

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August 08, 2023

5.0

Extremely professional, knowledgeable, and caring

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August 07, 2023

5.0

Karin Ulstrup listens well, explains clearly and is readily available to help patients when needed.

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August 04, 2023

5.0

Very thorough and excellent service.

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July 31, 2023

5.0

Thorough, very intelligent, and caring for me with my multiple conditions.

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July 31, 2023

5.0

Dr. Ulstrup is kind, thoughtful and listens. I never feel rushed. She really cares about my total wellbeing.

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July 29, 2023

5.0

listens to you, and is very thorough and caring. Excellent doctor.

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July 28, 2023

4.0

Dr. Ulstrup seems to be a competent and caring physician.

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July 28, 2023

5.0

Best PCP ever! Thorough and tremendously kind.

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July 28, 2023

5.0

Dr. Ulstrup is great -- she listens, is responsive and truly cares about her patients.

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July 25, 2023

5.0

Thorough, caring, very smart and I feel confident that she’s focused and accurate in her observations and recommendations.

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July 24, 2023

5.0

very courteous. up on current guidelines and recommendations.

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July 21, 2023

5.0

Cares for the patient

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July 18, 2023

5.0

She’s been such a great doctor. She listens to me and answers my questions

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July 14, 2023

5.0

She is the best!

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July 11, 2023

5.0

She was nice and listened and asked about of questions. She was patient and told me different options I had for treatment.

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July 10, 2023

5.0

She is great. Dr. Ulstrup actually takes the time to listen to you.

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July 10, 2023

5.0

Dr. Ulstrup wants me to be at my best health possible.

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July 09, 2023

5.0

Efficient and thorough.

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July 08, 2023

5.0

She is kind, honest and truthful about my health issues.

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July 07, 2023

5.0

Friendly. Kind. Smart. I believe she cares about me

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July 07, 2023

5.0

Great doctor, caring, patient, listens to you and answers all your questions and concerns. Dr. Ulstrup is my doctor but I feel like I’m talking to a friend, very comforting.

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July 03, 2023

5.0

She is attentive, patient, caring, good listener and looks to find solutions, showing great concern for her patients.

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July 03, 2023

5.0

Very caring person who takes time to listen

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June 30, 2023

5.0

She is a very caring physician. She listens to her patients concerns and explains things to help guide the patient.

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June 30, 2023

5.0

She is an outstanding doctor.

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June 22, 2023

5.0

Dr. Ulstrup is very kind, caring, efficient, through, and excellent at listening to my concerns and giving advice.

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June 21, 2023

5.0

Prompt caring explains everything

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June 15, 2023

5.0

Dr. Ulstrup is excellent and thorough.

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June 15, 2023

5.0

Her complete knowledge of my patient history and present

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June 12, 2023

5.0

She is thorough and personable.

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June 12, 2023

5.0

Dr. Ulstrup wants me to have my best health, and is always there to advise or refer, as needed.

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June 09, 2023

5.0

My experience was amazing. She scheduled my appointment for next year! Plus she explained so much to me. I knew I had a great doctor but now I am even more impressed than ever before.

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June 09, 2023

5.0

Dr. Ulstrup is one of the best doctors that have cared for me the past 25 years. Not only is she knowledgeable about current medicines but she is professional and friendly. Dr. Ulstrup is truly concerned about me.

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June 09, 2023

5.0

Takes her time to discuss and explain

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June 06, 2023

5.0

She is an excellent physician. Caring, compassionate & a good listener.

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June 05, 2023

5.0

See above. Knowledgeable, caring, remembers who I am, explanations are thorough, listens attentively, etc.

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June 03, 2023

5.0

Kind patient & I believe cares about me

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June 02, 2023

5.0

She knows her stuff she’s always caring and makes time

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June 02, 2023

5.0

She is great Takes time with me Explains everything well

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May 26, 2023

5.0

I don’t feel rushed. She listens, not lectures.

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May 26, 2023

5.0

Knowlwdgsble thorough with a caring personality

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May 22, 2023

5.0

She always takes the time to ask about me and listen to my responses. She's patient and caring. She explains things thoroughly, avoiding too many medical terms.

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May 22, 2023

5.0

Dr. Ulstrup is wonderful!! She just has too many patients!

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May 16, 2023

5.0

Karin Ulstrup has been my doctor for [ ] years. She has been thorough with every annual exam including discussing tests and asking for my opinion etc. She understands me and my concerns, and shares options with me etc. I feel very comfortable with her and trust her.

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May 15, 2023

5.0

Her clear complete knowledge of my health and overall future needs

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May 13, 2023

5.0

Very professional, knowledgeable, and personable.

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May 13, 2023

5.0

She takes time to talk to you and is always very pleasant!

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May 12, 2023

5.0

I’ve been going to Dr. Ulstrup for years. She’s thorough, takes time to understand my needs, always able to help Me with any of my questions She also very nice!

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May 09, 2023

5.0

thorough and caring

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May 09, 2023

5.0

She really cares about her patients.

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May 09, 2023

5.0

I could not imagine a better primary care physician other than Dr. Ulstrup, nor would I want one. She has always been patient, thorough, and caring. She listens, and answers my questions in a way I can understand. I am very fortunate to have her as my primary doctor.

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May 08, 2023

5.0

Excellent, caring physician.

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May 05, 2023

5.0

None better. She’s the best doctor I have ever had in [age]+ years.

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May 02, 2023

5.0

Dr. Ulstrup is invested in her patients and always has their best interest in mind. She is easy to talk to and a consummate professional.

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May 02, 2023

5.0

Great manner, great doctor

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April 25, 2023

5.0

She’s been caring for me for a long time and I’m still alive! 😉 She’s genuinely concerned about keeping me that way. She helps me keep tabs on my health.

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April 25, 2023

5.0

She is very professional, knowledgeable and thorough, yet has a friendly demeanor and makes you feel you’re part of a team

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April 24, 2023

5.0

I trust her. She answers my questions and explains her findings.

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April 20, 2023

5.0

She is thoughtful and takes time with her patients

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April 18, 2023

5.0

Dr. U always takes her time with you. I have never felt rushed like i have with other doctors. She always answers my questions, no matter how small & has never made me feel like I’m taking too much time. Her bedside manner is commendable & other doctors could learn from her.

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April 18, 2023

5.0

Excellent care - Dr Ulstrup is great! She is very knowledgeable and thorough and does not rush you thru.

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April 16, 2023

5.0

She listens, takes notes, spends time with me and truly cares about my health.

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April 15, 2023

5.0

Dr. Ulstrup is kind, caring, knowledgeable and uplifting. She explains things so a layperson can understand.

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April 14, 2023

5.0

Dr Ulstrup is the most caring and comprehensive physician I have ever had the pleasure of seeing. She asks all the right questions and truly listens to the responses. Her complete focus on you, the patient, is such a rarity in this world.

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April 11, 2023

5.0

She is very thorough with the examinations and very thoughtful with listening to personal issues

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April 11, 2023

5.0

You simply could not ask for more from an internist. Thorough, kind, devoted to her patients. I drive almost 2 hours to see her, and it's worth every mile.

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April 05, 2023

5.0

The best doctor I have ever had!!

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April 03, 2023

5.0

Takes good care of her patients. Professional

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April 03, 2023

5.0

She’s very reasonable and truly listens

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March 27, 2023

5.0

Dr Ulstrup is very caring and truly cares about you

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March 21, 2023

5.0

Very professional, informs you of her reasons for why you may need a procedure, listens to your concerns.

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March 21, 2023

5.0

Dr. Ulstrup is a wonderful, committed, and.knowledgeable. She takes time and deals with all aspects of concerns

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March 21, 2023

5.0

She cares her patients thoroughly

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March 20, 2023

5.0

I love her. She’s knowledgeable, easy to talk to, non judgmental.

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March 19, 2023

5.0

Dr Ulstrup listens, and then provides advice and her recommendations are very helpful to me, as well as my wife. I highly respect her.

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March 08, 2023

3.0

1. Cannot get an appointment unless months out. 2. Slow to answer MyChart - usually 3 to 4 days 3. Does not comment on test results. 4. Xrays were read over the weekend and did not forward until late on Monday. 5. Lost her ability to "care" - more mechanical. 6. Has too many patients and cannot focus properfly.

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Disclosures

Karin B. Ulstrup, MD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

External Professional Relationships

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