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Dr. Carol Meynen, M.D., F.A.C.O.G

Practice Limited to Gynecology. Hours by Appointment
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333 Anjou Drive
Northbrook, IL 60062
847-446-4370

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About Me

I am a native of the Chicago area, a graduate of Glenbrook South High School and Northwestern University. My medical degree is from Georgetown University in my husband's home town of Washington, D.C. I did my residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin, affiliated with Marquette University, at the former Milwaukee County Hospital (now known as Froedtert Memorial). My husband and I moved back to Chicago's North Shore after my training. My husband and I have one daughter, born in 1987. When she was in middle school I realized I could not be both the kind of mother I wanted to be and the kind of doctor I wanted to be and still continue to practice obstetrics, so I stopped delivering babies in 2001 after over 20 years.

I am an avid gardener especially of roses and shade perennials. I am active in Trinity United Methodist Church of Wilmette, Illinois. I have been on medical mission trips to Costa Rica, South Africa, Mozambique, Panama, and I have led medical mission trips to Senegal, West Africa. I am interested in poverty, hunger and women's rights. I volunteer at LINKS, in Northfield, Illinois, and I am on the Domestic Violence Committee and the Women's Issues Committee at Evanston Hospital in Evanston, Illinois.

My Professional History

  • Education: Northwestern University and Georgetown University Medical School.
  • Residency: Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.
  • Certifications: American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Practice:
    • 1980-1987: NorthCare HMO (later PruCare HMO) in Evanston, Illinois
    • 1987-2001: Group practice with other obstetrician/gynecologists in Winnetka, Illinois
    • 2001-2007: Solo practice in Winnetka, Illinois
    • 2007-2013: Solo practice in Northfield, Illinois
    • Since 2013: Solo practice in Northbrook, Illinois

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