Kunal N. Karmali, MD

Kunal N. Karmali, MD

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Primary Specialty

Cardiology

Secondary Specialty

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Practice Focus Areas

  • Atherosclerosis Prevention
  • Ischemic Heart Disease

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine - 2007
Residency:
University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics - 2010
Fellowships:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2014

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease (Certified)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine (Certified)
  • Council for Certification in Cardiovascular Imaging - Nuclear Cardiology (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Health System Clinician, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
Alignment Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Central DuPage Hospital
Delnor Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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5.0
5.0 

787 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 25, 2022

5.0

He listen to you and treat your problem

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March 25, 2022

5.0

Very compassionate, thoughtful and intelligent.

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March 24, 2022

5.0

Every time I visit doctor karmali takes the time and doesn't rush the appointment.. He is also very thorough

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March 24, 2022

5.0

Personal, professional attention.

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March 22, 2022

5.0

He reviewed all the information I provided and was thorough and explained his thought process. Greatly appreciate having a plan to work up my symptoms.

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March 21, 2022

5.0

Excellent physician

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March 18, 2022

5.0

I especially appreciate Dr Karmali’s patient approach , endeavoring to treat my overall health before prescribing medication.

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March 15, 2022

5.0

He listens to what you say and has a great bed side manor

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March 12, 2022

5.0

caring and knowledgeable, good listener

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March 11, 2022

5.0

Explains your situation very well. Demonstrates care.

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March 11, 2022

5.0

Dr. Karmali is very kind and caring. He listened to my concerns and ordered tests that would help diagnose a possible problem.

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March 11, 2022

5.0

He was thorough and explained everything

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March 11, 2022

5.0

He was kind and patient. He explained everything and answered all my questions. He was affirming.

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March 10, 2022

5.0

Spends a lot of time with you and explains thing ver well

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March 08, 2022

5.0

He was cautious and careful with his reasoning for treatment

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March 04, 2022

5.0

He is kind, patient, personable…makes things easy to understand…is strategic in his approach to care. Wonderful human being and physician.

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March 04, 2022

5.0

He was very thorough and genuine. Answered all my questions and really wants to help with my long term care

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March 04, 2022

5.0

Dr Karmali has great listening skills. And based on what he heard from the patient. Dr Karmali thinks it is a good idea to get Echo Doppler test and a Chemical Stress Test.

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February 27, 2022

4.0

All that notwithstanding, he takes a personal interest and is careful to explain his thinking regarding treatment options.

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February 26, 2022

5.0

Liked him when we first met. He studied with two great doctors.

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February 26, 2022

5.0

I am very confident in Dr. Karmali’s skills

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February 25, 2022

5.0

He is so nice and always takes his time explaining everything to you which is wonderful!!! Love him.

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February 25, 2022

5.0

Easy to talk to …pleasant manner …goes right to your checkup ….tells you in layman’s terms about your condition/ reports …,

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February 24, 2022

5.0

Trustworthy, caring, listens and seems to hear what the patient's concerns are.

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February 24, 2022

5.0

He remembers my history. He consideres my input in decision making. He's caring and empathetic.

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February 24, 2022

5.0

I was nervous since he was new to me. He made me feel very comfortable and was professional but still he made me feel at ease.

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February 17, 2022

5.0

I liked How he took the time to explain everything. And he was very personable.

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February 17, 2022

5.0

Dr Karmali is new to me because my cardiologist retired. Dr Karmali was very thorough in his exam and was very understanding as my age…94…it takes me a little longer to understand when he talks to me. Very kind when speaking and seemed to really care for me.

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February 16, 2022

5.0

He is cool avec pastients

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February 15, 2022

5.0

Dr. Karmali was very familiar with my case and very knowledgeable about my treatment. He was very supportive and thorough. This was a very helpful and I left feeling cared for! Awesome cardiologist.

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February 14, 2022

5.0

Dr Karmali is an all around good and caring physician.

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February 14, 2022

5.0

Dr. Karmali was just as friendly and informative while I was hospitalized as well.

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February 12, 2022

5.0

I have already recommended to 2 friends and will continue

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February 08, 2022

5.0

Excellent and caring physician who really cares about his patients.

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February 08, 2022

5.0

Caring yet professional. My first appt w him. Spent sufficient time explaining aspects of and current thinking of my meds, family history, and helpful lifestyle changes.

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February 07, 2022

5.0

very easy to talk with.

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February 07, 2022

5.0

Attention to the patient and the most kind Dr. and takes time to understand the problems. Very intelligent Dr.

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February 05, 2022

5.0

Personal, caring, positive, accurate, goal setting care!

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February 04, 2022

5.0

He is not only well informed but when I go to the anti coagulation nurses they just rave about how wonderful he is. And they should know.

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February 01, 2022

5.0

Dr. Karmali is extremely personable and easy to discuss any cardiovascular issues with. He will make sure the patient, in my case, understands all questions that I may have about my care. Never a rush attitude or not important. He is concerned.

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January 31, 2022

5.0

Very caring.

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January 27, 2022

5.0

he is very helpful explaining what needs to be done - and why

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January 25, 2022

5.0

Dr. Karmali is an excellent, thorough cardiologist. I feel that he listens to me and provides excellent care.

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January 24, 2022

5.0

He is the greatest, he takes the time to explain everything and to answer questions. He really cares about his patients.

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January 20, 2022

5.0

Very thorough, understanding and patient.

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January 12, 2022

5.0

very caring and helpful.

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January 12, 2022

5.0

Excellent doctor

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January 10, 2022

5.0

Detail oriented

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January 10, 2022

5.0

Very thorough and listens !

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December 26, 2021

5.0

I have received very good care from him.

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December 20, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable, friendly

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December 20, 2021

5.0

Very easy to talk to and very thorough when he explains things to you

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December 19, 2021

5.0

Professional, caring, and a good listener. I have had three other cardiologists over the last decade (in Colorado) before coming here and Dr. Karmali is clearly superior.

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December 16, 2021

5.0

Explaining medical conditions

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December 15, 2021

5.0

Dr Karmali is a very good and caring doctor!

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December 15, 2021

5.0

His way of handling a patient.

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December 09, 2021

5.0

Kind, knowledgeable, excellent bedside manner.

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December 06, 2021

5.0

Very good, personal and genuinely cares for his patients.

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December 06, 2021

5.0

He was thorough. Listened to my issues. Was as good of a person as a doctor. He is the best

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December 04, 2021

5.0

Very caring professional, Answers all concerns

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December 02, 2021

5.0

Dr Karmali is a knowledgeable, kind man. He took the time to answer all of my questions.

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December 02, 2021

5.0

my questions and concerns are handled completely.

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December 02, 2021

5.0

Dr Karmali is extremely knowledgeable, takes his time with my questions, prepared and a fabulous communicator!

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December 02, 2021

5.0

Because he is amazing !

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November 30, 2021

5.0

Excellent Dr.

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November 30, 2021

5.0

Very professional and genuinely concerned about my health

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November 30, 2021

5.0

Very compassionate!

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November 30, 2021

5.0

He discussed my tests,explained the pros and cons of my treatment and answered all my questions. Yes, I would recommended Dr. Karmali.

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November 29, 2021

5.0

His expertise , the way he listens to my concerns and answers clearly,the ways he always gives me a plan

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November 28, 2021

5.0

Dr. Karmali is thorough and caring. He is very respected for being an excellent cardiologist!

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November 27, 2021

5.0

knowledgeable and caring

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November 26, 2021

5.0

Dr. Karmali provides sound pro-active medical advice in understandable terms and a true caring demeanor. I am fortunate to have him as my cardiologist.

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November 26, 2021

5.0

Leave the appointment with the feeling of being heard and an optimal therapy plan in place.

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November 18, 2021

5.0

Great communication skills, professional & knowledgeable.

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November 18, 2021

5.0

He answered all my questions and took the time to review info from other NWM doctors that I see and initiated communication with them on related health issues

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November 18, 2021

5.0

He is a great replacement for Dr LaBarre. He is kind and knowledgeable just like Dr LaBarre.

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November 18, 2021

5.0

Very likely. He takes the time to answer all questions and explain your condition. Very pleased with him

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November 16, 2021

5.0

He is the best!

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November 12, 2021

5.0

Impressive, Knowledgeable and pleasant demeanor!

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November 12, 2021

5.0

His knowledge

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November 10, 2021

5.0

Dr. Karmali is compassionate, understanding and knowledgeable. He listens to all your concerns and answers all your questions in a way you can understand. He genuinely wants to help people. He is a wonderful physician!

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November 09, 2021

5.0

Dr. Karmali is an incredible doctor. He is so knowledgeable and caring. He takes his time with the patients, and really listens and respects the patients concerns.

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November 09, 2021

5.0

Patient, kind, calm and an excellent bedside manner.

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November 09, 2021

5.0

I felt that he was interested in providing the best of care

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November 09, 2021

5.0

After meeting him, I feel we will make an excellent team. We communicate on the same level, and he has established some exciting goals.

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November 08, 2021

5.0

I rarely have a specialist who is this caring and yet very clear on my health issues. It is a joy to have this kind of caring service from a doctor.

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November 08, 2021

5.0

Explained tests addressed concerns

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November 08, 2021

5.0

Dr. Karmali was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. He explained everything without rushing through and was genuinely concerned about me.

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November 08, 2021

5.0

Super doc. Knows his stuff, and is so nice

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November 07, 2021

5.0

Dr. Is friendly, caring, knowledgeable, concerned.

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November 05, 2021

5.0

Thorough, listens carefully and explains completely.

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November 04, 2021

5.0

Dr. Karmali has no peer…he is thoughtful, thorough, personable, honest, and thinks strategically about your care/condition…takes the time to listen and answer all questions. Simply the best!! I am grateful I found him for my cardiac care.

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November 03, 2021

5.0

Excellent Doctor! Explains everything and shows genuine concern.

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November 01, 2021

5.0

Dr. Karmali is very nice and knowledgeable. He explained my heart condition at length and proposed a plan of treatment. He was very reassuring and I left with a feeling of peace of mind. I have complete confidence in him.

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October 29, 2021

5.0

Great listener, evaluates information I provide, jointly develops plan of action

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October 29, 2021

5.0

He’s just so knowledgeable and caring. He takes the time to know me. I’m 70 and have several health issues. I have never had the level of care that he provides.

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October 27, 2021

5.0

Dr. Karmali is amazing, he's so thorough and really talks to you.

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October 26, 2021

5.0

Listens and does not judge puts together a game plan for success

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October 25, 2021

5.0

Very personable. Really knows his patients. Spends time and answers questions. I have great confidence in him.

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August 30, 2021

5.0

Takes his time, goes the extra mile to check me out. Did a manual BP check when machine seemed to test me higher than normal.

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Disclosures

Kunal N. Karmali, MD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

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