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Dr. Kathleen M. Scarpulla

Meet Dr. Scarpulla

Kathleen M. Scarpulla, MD is a board certified Ophthalmologist who earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at Cornell University and her medical degree at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honorary society. After serving her internship and residency at Northwestern Memorial, she was awarded a Heed Fellowship. She completed her fellowship in cornea and external disease at the UIC Eye Center and has been in private practice since 1990.

Dr. Scarpulla specializes in refractive laser cataract surgery, LASIK, ICL's and cornea transplants. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons. Dr. Scarpulla has been selected by the Consumer's Research Council for their list of America's Top Ophthalmologists each year since 2002 and has served previously as a clinical instructor in Ophthalmology at Northwestern.

Dr. Scarpulla has been married since 1983 to her husband Richard and they are the proud parents of their adult son and daughter-in-law. Dr. Scarpulla enjoys playing golf, hiking, and cooking.


"Everyone from Dr. SCARPULLA, Marta, and the Office Manager, Danielle are top shelf care givers. They are professional, helpful, friendly, informative...what you expect! Highly recommended by this senior citizen. Respectfully submitted by, Frank Jasch"



"I am very pleased with the Techs that have seen me at the Kirk eye center they are courteous, knowledgeable and pleasant to talk to. Abby, Rosie, Marta, are wonderful!!! And of course Dr Scarpulla n Dr Carter who are great caring Ophthalmologists! I also have to give Kudos to the front staff… Fiona n Leslie for scheduling. Geo"



"Another excellent appointment with Dr. Scarpulla and her team! Everyone is very professional and caring. I am so confident and comfortable being in their care. Thank you."



"Dr Scarpulla & the staff at the Kirk Eye Center are always professional, pleasant and well organized. They expressed concern for my well being and explained all that was to be done to me and why. I greatly appreciated them and their service. Richard Guzik"



"The staffing is very good the day of my surgery 5/7/24 they made feel less nervous than I was when I walk in and looking to get the left eye 👁️ done on the 5/14/24 they are quick would highly recommend this place Dr Scarpulla she is great."



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