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Kathleen M. Kicsak, MD

Philosophy of Care

I like to involve the parents as well as my patients in their care. I believe an informed decision is important and I believe that the best way to treat a patient is by involving them in their own care


Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.8
Based on 341 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Internal Medicine
    • Pediatrics
    • Years in Practice: 24


    BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

    • Internal Medicine
    • Pediatrics


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts both children and adults


    LANGUAGES

    • English


    MEDICAL INTERESTS
    Preventative health in children and adults, well women checkups, disease states especially high blood pressure, thyroid issues, diabetes and high cholesterol


    PERSONAL INTERESTS
    Running/exercising, reading, cooking


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School New York Medical College
    Graduation Date 01/1991
    Degree M.D.
    Honors Trustee Scholarship

    RESIDENCY
    School Baystate Medical Center
    Title Resident in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

  • Memberships

    • American College of Physicians
    • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    4.8
    Based on 341 reviews

    Rating Categories

    The Patient Satisfaction Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.


    Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

    Press Ganey Certified Data Integrity

    Ease of scheduling appointments

    4.5
    338 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.9
    337 ratings

    Friendliness/courtesy of Care Provider

    4.9
    339 ratings

    Care Provider spoke using clear language

    4.9
    337 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.9
    337 ratings

    Time Care Provider spent with patient

    4.8
    337 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.9
    337 ratings

    Patients' confidence in Care Provider

    4.9
    338 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.9
    338 ratings

    Wait time at clinic

    4.4
    330 ratings


    Comments (64)

    Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.


    5.0
    Jun 30, 2019
    *Dr. Kicsak does not rush us & asks tons of questions so she can get the entire picture. Great doctor -  
    5.0
    Jun 30, 2019
    Dr. Kiczek has treated my kids since infancy. She has always accommodated them in her busy schedule. She takes her time, speaks with them, asks them questions and they love that. DuPage Medical is very See more  
    5.0
    Jun 27, 2019
    *Dr. Kicsak is fantastic - I feel totally confident in her opinion, always feel heard, and highly recommend her.  
    5.0
    Jun 26, 2019
    I could not say anything bad about Dr. Kathy. she is the best  
    4.9
    Jun 26, 2019
    I ran into a friend at the front desk and she ask me who my doctor was. My immediate response was Dr. Kicsak. After recommending her again and again. Dr Kiscak listens to me, answerers See more  
    4.9
    Jun 25, 2019
    Love my doctor :)  
    5.0
    Jun 20, 2019
    *Dr. Kicsak is CONSISTENTLY exceptional & an excellent physician!  
    4.9
    Jun 19, 2019
    I love Dr. Kicsak. She's the epitome of what a good doctor should be.  
    4.9
    Jun 18, 2019
    excellent doctor, easy to talk to & very caring  
    4.9
    Jun 18, 2019
    *Dr. Kathy and I have been together for over 20 years. She knows me and that is so important.  
    5.0
    Jun 12, 2019
    The Doctor was very thorough and read over labs and notes.   
    4.8
    Jun 11, 2019
    Dr Kathy is fantastic  
    4.9
    Jun 11, 2019
    Dr Kathy Kicsak is always attentive & helpful  
    4.9
    Jun 11, 2019
    Dr. Kicsak made me feel very comfortable and at ease  
    5.0
    Jun 10, 2019
    Dr. Kathy is the best doctor.  
    5.0
    Jun 01, 2019
    Dr. Kicsak was very patient and informative, she was very knowledgeable about my conditions.  
    5.0
    May 20, 2019
    Dr Kicsak's healthcare philosophy is aligned with mine. I appreciated her openness and willingness to receive my answers to her questions during the health assessment. she has a pleasant reassuring demeanor.  
    5.0
    May 14, 2019
    Dr. Kicsak is always good at answering any questions/ concerns that I have. I've emailed her questions when I've been sick and she always gets right back to me.  
    5.0
    May 10, 2019
    I liked the provider's methods and her being concerned with improving my health. she was really good at writing notes to my other doctors.  
    5.0
    May 10, 2019
    We love Dr. Kicsak she is always very caring and thoughtful  
    5.0
    May 04, 2019
    Dr Kicsak is a wonderful doctor. Very caring,compassionate and concerned. I can always count on her for advice. She is also tremendous that when I send her a My Chart note, she gets back See more  
    4.6
    May 01, 2019
    Dr. Kathy is wonderful and I will wait a few days if necessary when I need to see her. she is worth the wait.  
    5.0
    Apr 25, 2019
    I live Dr. Kicsak. she listens, is attentive, and through.  
    4.9
    Apr 11, 2019
    Again - great care provider who was willing to wait for me -and I was having serious medical concerns.  
    4.9
    Apr 10, 2019
    Dr is gifted in listening and compassion  
    5.0
    Apr 10, 2019
    very good  
    5.0
    Apr 09, 2019
    Dr. Kicsak was beyond wonderful! I am new to this office and she made me feel so welcome and comfortable. I am so thankful to have met with Dr. Kicsak and appreciated the time she See more  
    5.0
    Apr 03, 2019
    she has been my physician for twenty years or more because she cares about my well being and gives me excellent advice. she also proactively watches for things that could develop.  
    5.0
    Mar 29, 2019
    *Dr. Kicsak is a very patient and concerning. *Dr. Sha is always willing to listen to my concerns and provides reasonable answers.  
    5.0
    Mar 27, 2019
    Dr Kathy is always the best!  
    5.0
    Mar 27, 2019
    One of the best PCP I have ever been assigned to. Thanks  
    4.6
    Mar 27, 2019
    EXCELLENT doctor! I am here after many medical emergencies because of her excellent care.  
    5.0
    Mar 20, 2019
    Dr. Kicsak is wonderful! I've seen her for many years and would definitely recommend her!  
    5.0
    Mar 07, 2019
    We love *Dr. Kicsak she cares about us!  
    5.0
    Feb 26, 2019
    Dr. Kathy has been my primary for over 20 years and her care and compassion are what keep me coming back year after year. It is apparent that medicine is truly her passion and that she See more  
    5.0
    Feb 20, 2019
    we love dr. kicsak. she's always so detailed and explains everything so a non doctor can clearly understand.  
    5.0
    Feb 13, 2019
    Dr. Kiscak has been my doctor for at least 20 years. I trust her judgement and skill as a doctor.  
    5.0
    Feb 12, 2019
    Dr. Kicsak is an amazing medical professional. She is compassionate, caring and a true advocate in my healthcare. She takes the time to research and discuss my history and works to be proactive in my See more  
    4.9
    Feb 01, 2019
    Great doctor.  
    4.8
    Jan 28, 2019
    *Dr. Kicsak is compassionate and takes time to listen to what's going on. Also, very careful about drug interaction when prescribing.  
    5.0
    Jan 13, 2019
    Love Dr. Kiczak. Very comprehensive provider. She is very thorough and looks beyond the obvious as doctor's should!  
    5.0
    Jan 08, 2019
    I find Dr. Kicsak very professional but caring. She listens to my concerns and uses that to determine care and follow-up. She is very prompt getting test results online.  
    5.0
    Dec 28, 2018
    love her!  
    5.0
    Dec 27, 2018
    Dr. Kicsak is awesome! She's very friendly and explains her care in a very easy to understand way. She also made sure to explain, in detail, any follow-up care that I would need.  
    5.0
    Dec 27, 2018
    Dr. Kicsak is a wonderful doctor. She's very kind, compassionate, and intelligent. She respects my questions and answers them fully. She has a great deal of knowledge about the field of internal medicine.  
    5.0
    Dec 19, 2018
    Our family LOVE LOVE LOVES Dr. Kathy Kicsak! We have been seeing her for a long time, and is always our doctor of choice. She has been a guiding force in MANY of my daughter's See more  
    5.0
    Dec 11, 2018
    This doctor is fabulous  
    5.0
    Dec 09, 2018
    Dr. Kicsak is an excellent MD who always spends much time with me at my appointments with her.   
    4.9
    Dec 09, 2018
    Dr Kathy always spends time w you and make sure you understand. she cares about her patients. love her !!  
    4.9
    Dec 04, 2018
    Dr Kicsak has been my primary care physician and provided gynecological services for years. She has been an outstanding physician and compassionate professional.  
    5.0
    Sep 25, 2018
    the doctor was very kind, knowledgeable, and concerning.  
    5.0
    Sep 20, 2018
    Dr. Kicsak seems very thorough and listens to concerns. I really appreciate her making me feel comfortable during my appt.  
    4.9
    Sep 18, 2018
    she makes me feel better by chatting about all my questions about not concerning my health.  
    5.0
    Sep 12, 2018
    *Dr. Kathy has been my PCP for years - there's nobody I trust more with my health or the health of my son!  
    5.0
    Sep 11, 2018
    Dr Kathy Kicsak is a wonderful physician. I've been with her for years. She is knowledgeable and communicative. Truly the best doctor I've ever seen.  
    5.0
    Sep 04, 2018
    Phenomenal physician who always makes sure all of my questions and concerns are answered and has a strong grasp on my complex medical needs  
    5.0
    Aug 28, 2018
    I feel that I have a very good rapport with Dr. Kathy. She listens very well and has an excellent handle on my complex chronic conditions. Dr. Kathy knows when she needs to refer me See more  
    5.0
    Aug 28, 2018
    Love *Dr. Kicsak - absolutely the best on all levels, very rare!  
    5.0
    Aug 19, 2018
    My visit are always pleasant and informative  
    4.9
    Aug 14, 2018
    Dr. Kathleen Kicsak is an OUTSTANDING doctor. She has excellent bedside manners and she really cares about you. She listens, responds and gives great advice.  
    4.9
    Aug 13, 2018
    I think *Dr. Kicsak is the best in every way & I have complete confidence in her & her care.  
    5.0
    Aug 11, 2018
    Dr Kathy Kicsak is amazing. She is always friendly, attentive, always listens to your concerns. I couldn't ask for a better doctor.  
    5.0
    Aug 05, 2018
    We love our doctor! We have been seeing her with our kids since they were born. Even though we live 30 minutes away, we make the drive just to see her!  
    5.0
    Jul 20, 2018
    I really like my doctor and if she is running late, I always know when it is my turn she will give me her time and care! I actually have recommended Dr. Kicsak to other See more  
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