I am a board-certified gynecologist with over 30 years of experience, practicing in Northbrook, Illinois. I hope that this site will help you understand my style of medicine and prompt you to make an appointment.
My Relationship with My Patients
I believe strongly in egalitarian relationships and most of my patients call me "Carol" or "Dr. Carol." My responsibility is to educate women about women's health issues and provide them with advice that is appropriate for their situation and help them to make a determination on the best course for their care. The relationship is very important: the patient must feel comfortable discussing not only health but other personal issues with the physician. Often this takes more than the usual 20 minutes allotted for a routine office visit. This means that occasionally I will be unexpectedly behind schedule and patients who are waiting should feel free to reschedule if they have another engagement. We will make every effort to accommodate them and they will know that their issue will be addressed when they have problems.
"Dr. Meynen is awesome. She listens is empathic and gives you a lot of time. Really cares about her patients and makes wonderful referrals."
"She is excellent. She listens, very thorough, takes the good history and pays individual attention to her patients. She is very calm, soft spoken and very good..."
"Dr Meynen was warm; she was very attentive to personal issues as well as medical concerns,..."
"Dr Meynen was on time and has an excellent bedside manner. At the beginning and the end of the exam she asked if I had any other question or concerns."
"Dr Meynen, I just want you to know that it really meant so much to me that you went above and beyond for a little lab result from a patient you haven't seen in years who lives in New York! You are an exceptional doctor and more importantly a really good person."
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