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

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 9/4/2020, 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

357 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 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

66 Patient Comments

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 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

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2020

We like Dr. Appleby much better than the practitioner. She was always late and rambles too much.

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2020

Dr Appleby is amazing-she is helping to change my life for the better.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2020

I have total faith and confidence in Dr. Appleby. She is a passionate and caring doctor who treats her patients with the upmost respect

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2020

Dr Appleby is someone that makes you feel like we're best friends. She is relaxed, has compassion and really listens. She then tries to figure out what changes in medications would make the issue better. She thinks about a plan and really cares about fixing the issue. She's so easy to talk to and makes you feel like her equal. She's AWESOME!!!

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2020

Dr Appleby and her associates were all very professional, easy to talk with and explained everything very well. Was very pleased with the time they spent with me. Didnt feel like they were in a hurry like most doctor appts.

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2020

Dr. Applebee is fabulous physician. she's presonable, kind, and has a good bed side manor. she knowledgeable in her practice and shows empathy. I've never had a bad experience with her or her care. she gets more than an A+++

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2020

would like access to this provider in the Akron area

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2020

Dr. Appleby is an excellent doctor, easy to talk to, inclusive on treatment plan, very kind and friendly.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2020

I am moving from Florida to Ohio. My office visit with Dr. Appleby was the most comprehensive of all office visits I have had with three Neurologist in Florida. In regard to my Parkinson's condition, she discussed my concerns and questions, along with her exam of my movements regarding my condition, to a greater extent than any other Neurologist. I am very happy to have Dr. Appleby as my doctor.

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2020

Dr. Appleby is absolutely terrific.

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2020

This is a wonderful, caring doctor. Highly recommend.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2020

Great doctor. Cares about patients

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2020

Our first visit with Dr. Appleby and we were very impressed. She spent a lot of time with us and thoroughly explained everything.

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2020

Doctor was personable and communicated well with patient.

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2020

I feel Dr. Appleby shows great respect through interest in news and forums that I question and takes me seriously and positively. I especially appreciated her after being home during COVID-19.

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2020

I have already referred a friend to Dr Appleby

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2020

Dr Appleby is the best doctor.

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

Dr apple by is very understanding ans carring

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2020

at the end of this appointment, Dr. Appleby was very receptive to changing my next appointment from traditional "in office face-to-face" to "online facetime". when I phoned to make that change, I had to pick another date, because the original date what is for in office appointments only. And so I would have to select a different date that was designated for online facetime.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2020

I have already recommended Dr. Appleby several times.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2020

from my perspective, the FaceTime appointment provide open communication between dr. Appleby and myself. Also, I did not have to spend the rest of this day in the car.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2020

I always kook forward to seeing Dr. Appleby. She has a great "bedside manner", is easy to talk to and keeps me up to date on my condition and what changes to expect and what other treatment may be warrented.

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2020

Very happy with entire experience. Dr Appleby is a wonderful physician.

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2020

Dr Abbleby and her staff have always been the best. I have never encountered any problems that they were not able the handle for me quickly and efficiently.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

this was the first time we video conferenced with the nursing home and Dr. Appleby. It went well. I was able to talk to her before the nursing home joined. The bad part was we could not see much of my husband since they were holding the iPad.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

Dr Appleby has always been very helpful and forthcoming with information and suggestions. She has been very interested in my husband and myself as patient caregiver. She is easy to talk to and listens to what we have to say.

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020

Dr. Appleby is very easy to talk with, thoroughly explained the procedure, kind and also very professional.

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

This was my first visit to Dr. Appleby. I was very pleased with the services and the information she provided.

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

Very pleased with the service and care Dr. Appleby provided.

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2020

Dr Appleby patiently listens & takes time to answer questions.

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2020

Very easy talking and listening with the doctor.

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2020

Dr. Aopleby answered my questions which relieved my concerns. We discussed dose change and this was very helpful. She is always so personable and knowledgeable which is reassuring to me.

Reviewed on May 29, 2020

Dr. Appleby is great, she is very informative in providing all the details and options for treatment. She is also very good at accepting concerns and gives a honest opinion.

Reviewed on May 29, 2020

the video visit is nice and does save me a lot of time in driving to her office. With being said I do like in person doctor visit for some things but for this appointment it was a good replacement and a much quicker opening compared to an office visit.

Reviewed on May 11, 2020

Dr. Appleby is terrific.

Reviewed on May 7, 2020

Dr. Appleby is always genuinely interested and concerned about my heath. I highly recommend her to anyone who is looking for a doctor in her field.

Reviewed on May 6, 2020

Dr Appleby is a very compassionate woman. I would recommend her to anyone!!

Reviewed on May 1, 2020

Excellent! Dr. Appleby is a wonderful listener. We discussed treatment and she or her office called pharmacy .This was not a video visit. We spoke on the phone.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2020

Tlhis is my third visit with Dr. Appleby and I really like her.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2020

This was my secoond video visit at the Clinic. I also had one at a local provider here in Florida. This was by far the easiest of the three technically and far better then the Florida one.

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2020

Dr. Appleby is wonderful and caring, but most importantly I can count on her expertise to help me so that I can be my best!

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2020

Dr Appleby is phenomenal! I am so grateful that she was able to provide care for me during this crisis.

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2020

Krisiin listens and acknowledges your concerns. she is the type of Doc we have been looking for

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2020

Dr Appleby and her staff have always been there for me, getting me through one of the lowest time in my life. her treatment for my migraines has given me my life back.

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2020

Wonderful doctor!

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Dr Appley is very compassionate and caring .

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

l am very pleased with my doctor.

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

Dr Applebee's was very patient, taking time to truly listen,examine, and ask pertinent questions. She is caring, compassionate, yet realistic in terms of treatment options and expected outcomes.

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020

Dr Appleby is wonderful. She listens!

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2020

Dr. Appleby was very personable and excellent at answering our concerns.

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2020

Dr.Appleby is always very focused on my care and extremely thorough. She is kind and friendly. highly recommend

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2020

great. I think dr. applebee'sthe best. i.p.o

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2020

Dr. Appleby is very friendly and of course knowledgeable. She answered all my questions and spent time with me.

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2020

Words can't express how happy I was with the doctor. She listened well, was down to earth, compassionate, and kind. I was very grateful to have such an outstanding person give me news of a difficult diagnosis.

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2020

This was my first time seeing the doctor. She was very knowledgeable and explained everything very well. I really liked her and will make her my main doctor from now on.

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2020

The staff is always amazing and Dr. Appleby is one of my favorite doctors that I've ever had the pleasure of seeing!!! Thank you all for doing such a great job!!

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2020

Dr. Appleby's staff is always polite, professional, and well-organized.

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2020

Dr. Appleby is amazing. She is very knowledgeable and technically proficient, and always very kind, funny, personable, professional, and takes the time to actually talk to patients. I would recommend her to anyone.

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2020

I've been to Dr. Appleby several times now and always leave very impressed with her and her entire staff. Excellent medical practice! Thanks.

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