Dr. Joseph Kappil, MD

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Dr. Joseph Kappil, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

Whispering Point Ophthalmology 4314 W Crystal Lake Rd Ste B, McHenry, IL 60050 Get Directions
(815) 363-8866

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Dr. Kappil specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in McHenry, IL. He practices at 1 location.

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3.6 based on 27 responses
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  • Trustworthiness
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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Experience with Dr. Kappil
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (27)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (27)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (27)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
     (27)
Dr. Kappil's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (26)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
     (27)
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
     (27)
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (25)
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in Mchenry, IL |
Efficient, courteous; awareness of any additional conditions.
in Woodstock, Il |
I have been going there for about 6 years and have recommend him to a few people. Everyone is always nice and always so busy. First ophthalmologist I've been to and have no desire to change or try anyone else.
in McHenry, IL |
Dr. Kappil recently (4/14/16) performed my cataract surgery, and has been my ophthalmologist for several years. My Multiple Sclerosis does not phase this bright, knowledgeable, capable doctor. Neither do my complications. I trust this man with my eyes! The hospital nurses had respect for & liked Dr. Kappil. Me, too!
in Fox Lake, IL |
He is very professional, but comfortable to talk to. He explains everything clearly. He and the staff are all very efficient. There seems to be a lot going on in his office, but very well organized. Because everything was explained clearly and I knew exactly what I needed to do, both of my surgeries and the follow up went very smoothly. Dr. Kappil is an excellent physician, and all of the staff are friendly, knowledgeable and professional.
in Island Lake, IL |
Dr. Kappil just did my cataract eye surgery. Went very well as I a lot of confidence in Him. He did my first eye several years ago and he didn't disappoint me the second time for the other eye. See much better and very impressed with Dr. Kappil. My wife will seeing him in the future
in Wonder Lake,IL |
I have had two cataracts removed to date--my vision for distance has improved 100% -- I recommend Dr Kappil to anyone who is experiencing problems with seeing
in McHenry, IL |
Dr.Kappil just did my cataract surgery! Dr Kappil exhibited lots of patience in my treatment. When I had to cancel my procedure,because of blood pressure, it was taken in stride and Dr Kappil and Dr Richards were very understanding and worked with me to get the surgery rescheduled. On the day of the procedure Dr. Kappil was very confident and explained once again, what was going to happen in surgery. The whole experience was well laid out and planned around my schedule Now I can see MUCH better!
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • 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 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
  • Eye Melanoma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Procedures Performed

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Canthotomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • 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
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 1994

  • Residency Hospital
    Loyola University Med Center
    Mac Neal Mem Hospital

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Kappil's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Kappil

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients