Kristin Appleby, MD

Department Center for Neuro-Restoration
Primary Location Medina Hospital Medical Office Building
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Primary Location

Medina Hospital Medical Office Building

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Botox Injections For Headache
  • Botulinum Toxin Administration for Hemifacial Spasm
  • Botulinum Toxin Injection for Dystonia
  • Botulinum Toxin Injections
  • Botulinum Toxin Injections for Cervical Dystonia
  • Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Dystonia
  • Essential Tremor Resources
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Movement Disorders
  • Multiple System Atrophy
  • Olivopontocerebellar Atrophy
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Spasticity
  • Tardive Dyskinesia
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Georgetown University Hospital
Movement Disorders
Washington, DC USA

Residency - Georgetown University Hospital
Washington, DC USA

Internship - Washington Hospital Center
Washington, DC USA

Medical School - Georgetown University School of Medicine
Washington, DC USA

Undergraduate - Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ USA


  • Neurology

Specialty Interests

Dystonia, Essential Tremor, Movement Disorders, Parkinson's Disease

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 8/16/2016, Dr. Appleby has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

215 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Knows Medical History 4.8
Time Spent with Patient 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

17 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2017

we discussed dosage of medication and how it works. super understanding.

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2017

Dr. Appleby is a true compassionate professional who provides excellent care to this patient.

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2017

Very good.

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2017

I felt the provider covered everything!!

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2017

Dr. Appleby rocks!!

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2017

I saw many doctors before I found Dr Appleby. She is a remarkable person and physician. Everyone that has accompanied me to an appointment with Dr Appleby comments on how amazing she is. She takes the time to hear my concerns, she describes my options in detail and always explains the pros and cons of each. I routinely recommend Dr Appleby and the Cleveland Clinic to anyone looking for exceptional care!

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2016

Dr. Appleby always reinforces the positive things I've done since my previous visit. She answers the concerns I have about the progression of my illness. She is the BEST!

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2016

Discussed the therapy I would need.

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2016

Dr. Appleby is personable and thorough in her interactions regarding my ongoing concerns and health issues regarding this painful condition. I came to Cleveland Clinic from noted specialists in Columbus, and her diagnosis and ability to obtain the correct treatment for my condition began following our first meeting. Her intervention from our first appointment helped relieve debilitating cervical pain.

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2016

Dr Apply has tried several different medications and combinations to help with my headaches. She explains what the medication should do and offers alternatives if it does not work.

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2016

physician excellent communicator

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2016

all good experiences.

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2016

Always takes time to explain everything and to listen to our concerns and provide explanations and or suggestons

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2016


Reviewed on May 31, 2016

Dr. Appleby was wonderful and supportive as she gave me a very serious diagnosis. She gave me plenty of time to ask questions after delivering the news.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2016

good experience.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2016

Dr. Appleby is amazing. She listens to where me and works with me to find the best ways to treat my pain.

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