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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
  • Spasticity
  • Tardive Dyskinesia
View all 11 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

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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 7/1/2022, 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

332 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

63 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2023

Dr Appleby is the best!

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2023

The scheduler and dr appleby went beyond kindness and gave me an appt sooner than later

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2022

Dr. Appleby always answers all my questions and concerns I have during my office visit with her.

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2022

Great overal experience with Dr Appleby. Very knowledgeable and honest.

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2022

Dr. Appleby is an excellent physician. She is caring and extremely knowledgeable about my medical issues. She listens and answers questions about your every concern. She is a fantastic doctor and a wonderful person.

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2022

Dr. Appleby is exceptional

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2022

Dr. Appleby and her team did an awesome job with my appointment. Thanks

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2022

Dr Appleby is EXCELLENT! Best neurologist I have ever seen.

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2022

Everything was done extremely well and professionally. I felt extremely comfortable and was satisfied very very much with the appointment and the provider.

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2022

My 1st visit with this doctor actor and I highly enjoyed it and felt comfortable with this situation.

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2022

Dr appleby is always professional, kind and polite.

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2022

Dr. Appleby is an exceptional healthcare provider - caring, personable, knowledgeable and skilled communicator. As an 84-year-old semi curmudgeon w multiple afflictions,I feel fortunate to have like to have Dr Appleby as part of my physicians team!

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2022

With Kristin, I feel like she and I are a team In trying to tackle the Issue -- not just a doctor talking down to a patient.

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2022

She is Awesome

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2022

Very good with Dr. Appleby.

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2022

I have worked through my issue with Dr Applyby to resolve it.

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2022

Dr Appleby is a fantastic person, I am very fortunate to have her as my physician

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2022

I highly recommend Dr. Appleby.

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2022

She is one of the few doctors that took enough time to listen to me. Thanks to this she fully understands my problem.

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2022

Dr Appleby is a great doctor. I would readily recommend her. She, however, is VERY busy and so is difficult to see in a timely manner, even when requesting a six months in advance appointment.

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2022

She was very cordial and gave us a lot of information.

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2022

Dr Appleby is very thorough and listens very well.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2022

Dr. Appleby is outstanding. She is so attentive and I feel confident in her care.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2022

Virtual Visit with Dr.Kristin Appleby saved us an unnecessary travel trip to Medina, Ohio!

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2022

She was very knowledgeable, friendly, caring and sensitive to my Mother

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2022

Dr Appleby is very through, compassionate and we love her!

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2022

I can't say enough about her general concern and that she was concerned. Went through everything with me. I left feeling a lot better...

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2022

Excellent and caring doctor!

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2022

Dr. Appleby was so understanding, patient and seemed concerned. She was very good about explaining the way stress can increase symptoms which helped tremendously to put my worries at ease. I am truly thankful that I was able to see her instead of the nurse practitioner.

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2022

Very good and caring Doctor.

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2022

Dr Appeby has always been an excellent doctor. She answers all my questions and concerns. She is easy to talk to about my Parkinson's issues.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2022

Dr Appleby was very attentive to my concerns and needs.

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2022

Dr Appleby is quite thorough in discussing my condition, the proposed courses of treatment and to what degree they would be effective and any noticeable side effects. I am fortunate she is my physician at this time.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2022

*Dr. Appleby is wonderful!

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2022

If there was a higher rating I would definitely give it to Dr Appleby!!

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2022

Dr. Appleby has an amazing ability to develop a true partnership with the patient. That makes for easy communication. Not only do I feel comfortable sharing my concerns with her I also leave the appointment with my questions answered and feeling optimistic and encouraged thanks to her!

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2022

Many thanks to Dr. Appleby and staff!

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2022

Would definitely recommend all the physicians to friends and family.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2022

One of the best doctors

Reviewed on May 31, 2022

Would suggest Dr Applleby

Reviewed on May 19, 2022

Dr. Appleby offered options, which helps me feel included in decision making for my care. I appreciate that. She demonstrates great empathy and understands that I appreciate levity during my appointments. She's terrific.

Reviewed on May 12, 2022

Dr Appleby is an excellent physician. She listens, observed and considers anything that would help.

Reviewed on May 12, 2022

Appreciated getting back to back same-day appointments with Dr. Appleby and physical therapy department at the clinic

Reviewed on May 12, 2022

Extremely positive take away from our consultation/assessment appointment with Dr. ApplEby! We Found her to be extremely knowledgeable. Highly skilled listener adept in explaining things and answering questions in realistic laymen's terms. Caring, pleasant personable and energetic. We could not have been more pleased!

Reviewed on May 10, 2022

Always positive with Dr Applebyy

Reviewed on May 9, 2022

Dr. Appleby was EXACTLY the kind of neurologist I've been wanting to have as my primary Parkinson's doctor! She was patient, totally engaged, completely respectful and kind. I feel 100% confident in her treatment suggestions and appreciate how we've already worked together - in 1 week - to adjust my meds.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2022

I already have recommended Dr.. Appleby to several others.

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2022

One of my most pleasant doctor visits ever.

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2022

Dr. Applebees was quite professional quite polite and very human. As if she almost was not a Doctor.

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2022

Provider did not give me much hope for my Parkinson's conditions.

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2022

I receive excellent care from Doctor Appleby and her staff

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2022

Dr Appleby spent time asking questions, answering my questions and setting up visits for another specialist closer to home

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2022

We were very pleased with Dr. Appleby. She was very attentive, gave us ample time to present our concerns and answered the many questions in detail. When discussing treatment and possible changes, she made sure we understood the pros and cons. She was very helpful as she enabled us to make informed decisions.

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2022

Dr. Appleby conducts her visits thoroughly, accurately and professionally. She also displays a sense of humor at appropriate times. I think she does a great job.

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2022

The visit with Dr Appleby went very well the new medicine she gave me is great love it thank you very much

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2022

Overall, I am glad I have Dr Appleby treating my condition. She's a patient individual.

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2022

Dr. Appleby is a excellent doctor.. She is always very positive and makes your visit a pleasant experience.

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2022

Dr. Appleby always explains every procedure before doing it. Very caring and extremely concerned about how I am doing before and after treatment

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2022

I've seen Dr. Appleby for a few years now and am always been very impressed with her level of technical knowledge, professionalism, personableness, kindness, and genuine interest she has in her patients. I would, and have, recommended her to anyone in need of neurologic care.

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2022

I always tell Dr. Appleby she consistently has a wonderful staff that contribute to a great patient experience.

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2022

Some problem with getting medication refill... But this is the first time we have ever experienced it and we have bern coming for several years with Dr Applebee

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2022

Dr Appleby and her team are great. Very friendly and caring. Very detail oriented. They take the time to listen to your concerns and explain your care options thoroughly.

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2022

Dr. Appleby is extremely knowledgeable about Parkinson's. Any question we bring up she has the knowledge and the ability to communicate what we need to know.

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