Dr. Joseph Kappil, MD

Dr. Joseph Kappil, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
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Dr. Joseph Kappil, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in McHenry, IL and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med in 1994 and specializes in ophthalmology.

4314 W Crystal Lake Rd Ste B

McHenry, IL 60050

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Glaucoma
very high
more than 95% of peers
Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
more than 92% of peers
Diplopia
very high
more than 91% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

73  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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15  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Loyola University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mac Neal Mem Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kappil has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kappil's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kappil to family and friends
43 total reviews (21 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (43)

  • 5
    (29)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (13)

Dr. Kappil's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (21)

Dr. Kappil left me high and dry 11 days before my scheduled Cataract surgery. The day of the lens measurement he recommended a stardard lens and I told him I would pay for an Astigmatism lens. He seemed agitated by this. I paid for the lens out of my pocket and left. Got my pre op eval that...more
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Dr Kappil doesn't like patients to ask a lot of questions, won''t talk to you on the phone. Had to make an appointment, sat in his waiting room for 45 min., was talked to rudely by his staff when I asked if it would be much longer. Dr. Kappil canceled my cataract surgery 3 days prior, gave me no...more
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I had a very positive experience with the procedure Dr. Kappil provided with the cataract surgery done by Dr. Kappil.
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I was trying to schedule an appointment, after having to repeat myself a few times the receptionist called me ma'am. I am a man.
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Dr Kappil performed cataract surgery on both of my eyes. On the first eye, no pain or scratching during pr after the surgery. For the second eye, sratchyness for the first week after surgery. Artificial tears eased the week of discomfort. Best surgery I have ever had, went from not seeing to...more
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