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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)
View all 6 Treatment & Services +

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
View all 12 Specialties +


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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
Internal Medicine
Washington, DC USA

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

Undergraduate - Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ USA


  • Psychiatry and Neurology - Neurology

Specialty Interests

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

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Kristin Appleby, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 7/7/2021, 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.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

428 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
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

78 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Nov 5, 2021

Exceptional Physician and Staff.

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2021

Dr Appleby is great

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2021

Dr. Appleby is friendly and professional all of the time. She understands my problems and offers assistance.

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2021

I have recommended this dr to a friend

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2021

Dr. Appleby listens and focuses. Good qualities for any professional.

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2021

Dr. Appleby Is very easy to talk with. She listens to my concerns and works with me to develop a plan we are both happy with.

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2021

Dr. Appleby was very sensitive to my concerns and very supportive!

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2021

Dr. Applewby and her team are very kind and caring at the same time being very professional.

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2021

Very good doctor

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2021

Dr Appleby answers any questions that I have had. She has been excellent

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2021

I have confidence in my treatment. I feel the Dr really cares about me and her treatment has help my condition.

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2021

My Dr is the best.

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2021

Dr. Appleby is always kind and caring.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2021

Excellent doctor.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2021

Easy to get appointments Caring Dr and staff

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2021

Dr. Appleby is a excellent Doctor

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2021

Dr. Is knowledgeable, compassionate & very dedicated.

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2021

As common, Dr. Applebee was busy typing her notes as she spoke with me. That usually seems to add a sort of barrier but Dr. Applebee maintained eye contact with me throughout and she was clearly listening and responded to all my questions. Equally impressive was that she was typing faster than I've seen anyone - I was thinking, "she must be posing." The most impressive thing, though, was that when I read her visit notes, she had captured every single point of a fairly complex situation.

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2021

Great experience, Dr. Appleby answered all my questions and concerns.

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2021

Care provider were very helpful! Yes, I would recommend them to others.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2021

I feel very fortunate to have Dr Appleby as my doctor. She addresses my concerns and provides great solutions including studies and trends eg exercise

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2021

Dr. Applebee and I have a 10 year relationship. My understanding of my own difficulties have been made easier to understand by her knowledge and care.

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2021

Dr Appleby explained my disease with me in detail

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2021

Again, Dr Appleby went above and beyond the expected care and addressed new concerns I had, giving me suggestions and options for future care.

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2021

Dr Appleby has always provided me with the best care, not only for my neurological health, but my physical and psychological well being as well. She is always compassionate and caring -- one of the best doctors I have ever had.

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2021

Good experience. Doctor was very attentive and seems to have prescribed meds that are helping-

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2021

Dr. Appleby is very easy to talk to, listens to my concerns. I never feel rushed.

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2021

Dr. Appleby is a awesome doctor. She is extremely knowledgeable, courteous, and kind.

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2021

Dr. Applby is a genuinely caring doctor who takes the time to listen to me and to help me the best that she can.

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2021

dr Applebee's is the best I have very much confidence in her.

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2021

great doctor...

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2021

You actually feel that the doctor is listening to you. your concerns, problems and your suggestions.

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2021

Scheduler went out of her way to find us a convenient date and time. Dr.was prompt.

Reviewed on May 24, 2021

Dr Applebee is wonderful!

Reviewed on May 21, 2021

everything with Dr Appleby and staff is top rate

Reviewed on May 21, 2021

my 4th visit to Dr Appleby and she is awesome

Reviewed on May 21, 2021

I've recommended Dr Appleby to several friends. all agree she is wonderful.

Reviewed on May 13, 2021

doctor is a good listener and very professional ..

Reviewed on May 13, 2021

doctor Appleby is a gr8 listener and very concerned about the patient.

Reviewed on May 13, 2021

A bit of our appointment may have been lost because of my ineasiness in using my new Iphone, but Dr. Appleby didn't give up on me, and we were soon discussing my issues. She is very kind and answered all my questions, and we worked out a plan which will , hopefully, help me stop the progression of my parkinsons.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2021

I've been a patient of Dr. Appleby's since 2011. I've had very little difficulty making appointments, over the past decade. If only you could give the doctors more leeway for the distance and time that they have to make appointments for us I think that would be the only thing I could think of.

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2021

Great experience. Dr. Appleby is the best!

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2021

Dr Appleby is always warm, professional, and informative, and her staff has always been great as well. They do a great job.

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2021

dr appleby is the best

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2021

Dr. Appleby remains one of my favorite providers, as she has a lot of empathy, concern, and consideration for her patients. She is the gold standard ever provider should aim to be like. She is also one of the most intelligent and competent physicians I have ever had. I always recommend her to others!

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2021

I have recommended this care provider to other persons in the past.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2021

Dr. Appleby was very professional, quite knowledgeable, & clearly indicated that she was interested in looking into my symptoms & discovering why I had problems in my hand. She discussed her diagnosis & various options. I feel she was one of the finest heath professionals I have ever visited.

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2021

I liked Dr Appleby. and she was great to deal with. I would see her again if need be

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2021

Dr. Appleby makes me feel well cared for and respected as a person as well as a patient. She listens to me and my husband as he attends my appointments with me (I feel 4 ears are better than 2). I feel I receive excellent care from Dr. Appleby.

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2021

dr. Appleby is the best

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2021

Dr Appleby very helpful listened tomy problems and watched by video visit the extent of my uncontrolled facial movements we discussed a plan to increase the meds to be more helpful!!! She is a TERRIFIC Doctor. and really cares about my problem !!!

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2021

Dr. Appleby listens attentively to each and every concern and never rushes me through each of my questions. I'm extremely grateful for her patience and explanation, as well as her approach to my treatment plan as I continue to understand my Parkinson's diagnosis.

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2021

Dr Appleby is very easy to talk to about my condition.She is a very sincere and professional physician.Her staff u is s as well.

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2021

Dr Appelby is terrific.

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2021

Dr Appleby is always approachable

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2021

very good professional service from Dr Appleby and her staff

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2021

Dr. Appleby is very attentive to any health concerns I have. She never makes me feel rushed.

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2021

great doctor and experience

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2021

Dr. Appleby is knowledgeable, friendly and can explain medical terms such that non-medically oriented people can understand them. She is also open to suggestions. I have no complaints.

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2021

the doctor took time listening and explaining. my husband has severe speech issues but she was respectful and encouraging.

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2021

I was very impressed with Dr Appleby

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2021

we loved Dr Appleby! She listened to what we said and was very helpful!

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2021

this is a great doctor. wouldn't want anyone else.

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2021

Dr Appleby thoroughly explains everything that she is going to do. and I am happy to be free of pain.

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2021

very good with the Dr.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2021

we are very impressed with Dr Appleby!

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2021

dr. Applebee has been a phenomenal doctor for me since 2011. I have recommended her and will continue to recommend her for services that anyone I know may need. She's gotten me through a few rough spots and I very much appreciate it.

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2021

Dr Appleby is always very thorough and empathetic to my needs.

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2021

Dr. Appleby is awesome!

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2021

great experience thanks to DR Appleby, who was fantastic. I was so impressed

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2021

Very good experience. The doctor is outstanding.

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2021

wonderful and respectful. Dr Appleby is very caring and understands my problem an concerns!!!

Reviewed on Dec 24, 2020

Dr. Appleby is very easy to relate to and seems concerned about my health.

Reviewed on Dec 24, 2020

Dr. Appleby is a great doctor. I always feel as if she listens to my concerns and cares for my well being. I think that she has my best interest at heart and has helped me so much with my migraines.

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2020

Can not rate Dr. Appleby high enough. She is professional, yet caring. Well-informed, and can explain everything simply enough for non-medicos to understand. She is extremely personable, and it feels like if she weren't our doctor, she'd be our friend. I have heard her recommended to others, and I have recommended her to others, and I've never heard anyone come back and say anything negative.

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2020

dr. Appleby Answered all of my questions and made appropriate updates to plan of care.

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2020

Dr. Appleby is Number One in my book. She is the best.

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2020

Dr Appleby is excellent!! The absolute best neurologist I have ever had. She takes time and talks to you and explains everything. she is the best

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