Kathleen Bandt, MD

Kathleen Bandt, MD

4.9 
85 ratings  Read Reviews
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Practice Focus Areas

  • Brain Lesions
  • Brain Mapping
  • Cavernous Malformation
  • Epilepsy
  • Glioma
  • Stereotactic Laser Ablation
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine - 2008
Internship:
Washington University/B-JH/SLCH Consortium - 2009
Residency:
Washington University/B-JH/SLCH Consortium - 2015
Fellowships:
Yale-New Haven Medical Center - 2016

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery - Neurological Surgery (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
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
On Medical Staff At:
Central DuPage Hospital
Delnor Hospital
Huntley Hospital
McHenry Hospital
Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Palos Hospital
Woodstock Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

85 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

45 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

45 Reviews

March 28, 2022

5.0

She is very confident and kind. She was the one who brought up the encephlocele as a cause for the seizures im having.

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March 24, 2022

5.0

I believe that she cares about me as a patient and my well being.

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January 17, 2022

5.0

una persona muy preparada

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January 14, 2022

5.0

She's very thorough

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December 27, 2021

5.0

She explained everything clearly. Answered all of our questions and was patient with us when explaining She was knowlegeable. I was impressed with her

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November 15, 2021

5.0

Dr. Bandt is a great neurosurgeon and treats her patients like the people we are. Dr. Bandt is caring and kind

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November 11, 2021

5.0

Kind, easy to talk with

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October 14, 2021

5.0

Because she's the best there is☺

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September 13, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable, answered all my questions, didn't rush me out of the room. Very pleasant. I will highly recommend her.

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July 12, 2021

5.0

She’s very concerned and caring. Spends time with me listening to any concerns I have.

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June 23, 2021

5.0

She’s an excellent doctor, explains everything, and provides practical advice.

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June 07, 2021

3.0

I feel I needed more answers before I have someone cut into my brain

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May 08, 2021

5.0

Dr Bandt and team are wonderful to work with as a patient. She throughly explains questions and answers you have.

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April 12, 2021

5.0

Cálida humana y profesional

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March 29, 2021

5.0

Dr. Bandt was very detailed and thorough with her explanations and offered many treatment options. She was very knowledgeable and extremely caring towards her patients.

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March 26, 2021

5.0

She is the best.

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March 25, 2021

5.0

Communication skills excellent. Technical ability superb!

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February 11, 2021

5.0

Very professional

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February 11, 2021

5.0

Dr. Brandt did a great job operating on me.

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February 11, 2021

5.0

She's the BEST!!!

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February 06, 2021

5.0

She seemed very nice and excited to "work" on me. At least that's what it might be

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February 02, 2021

5.0

Very caring and understanding. Willing to work with me

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January 28, 2021

5.0

She’s extremely knowledgeable and skilled.

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January 28, 2021

5.0

Excellent bed side explanation and teaching. Compassion. Surgery went without issues.

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January 28, 2021

5.0

She treats you like you are family and only has the best for you.

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January 20, 2021

5.0

I had a great outcome.

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December 17, 2020

5.0

Very patient and understanding

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December 17, 2020

5.0

Smart, caring doctor who communicates clearly with their patients.

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December 11, 2020

5.0

She's wonderful.

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December 10, 2020

5.0

Knowledgeable and caring

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November 24, 2020

5.0

Dr. Sarah K. Bandt is an individual that truly cares about each one of us no matter what is going on. She takes her time to make sure I have an understanding to what has occurred or what may be going on due to the after affect of surgeries. In addition, Dr. Bandt takes her time to listen to me/other patients about everything that we may be encountering before each appointment and she is willing to take all the time she needs to make sure I feel ok and others feel okay with what is occurring in our case.

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November 16, 2020

5.0

she is a great doctor for me and my family compassion, caring and she listen to me and she show great concern.

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November 16, 2020

5.0

I really like my Doctor. Doctor Bandt. She is compassion and she listen to my concerns and most of all she shows concern when I mention anything related to my shunt, headaches etc.

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October 12, 2020

5.0

she is awesome

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October 12, 2020

5.0

love it

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September 24, 2020

5.0

Explained in details what to expect with surgery.

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September 24, 2020

5.0

Staff was great. When there was a delay they let us know. Didn't feel rushed . Tim and Mary Margaret were WONDERFUL , I know if I have any questions I could contact Tim .

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September 05, 2020

4.0

so nice

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September 05, 2020

4.0

nice comunication

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September 01, 2020

5.0

Listened to all of my questions and concerns.

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August 28, 2020

5.0

Extremely professional, polite, and clear in communication.

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July 27, 2020

5.0

Professional expertise, depth of knowledge, and genuine concern.

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July 27, 2020

5.0

Excellent doctor. Takes time to explain everything and makes the patient feel comfortable and important.

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June 30, 2020

5.0

My surgery went really smooth I really like Dr. Bandt, she is really professional very informative and super friendly cares for her patients

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June 17, 2020

5.0

Dr Bandt is wonderful & so very helpful. She answers my questions with patience & puts me at ease

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Disclosures

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.