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Karen Sable, M.D.


Ages Treated: 18+

(847) 433-9840


Quick Facts:

  • Virtual Telemedicine Visits Available, Call For Details
  • Board Certified Gastroenterologist
  • Currently Accepting New Patients
  • Most Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Performs Colonoscopies

Karen Sable, M.D. Practices at the Following Locations

Highland Park, IL 806 Central Ave, Ste 202, Highland Park, IL 60035 (847) 433-9840 Book an appointment at this location
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About Karen Sable, M.D.


Undergraduate  Education:

Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry with Honors: Cum laude, Mortar Board; Carleton College, Northfield, MN 1976-1980

Medical Education:

Doctor of Medicine with Honors: AOA Honor Society elected Junior year, Post-Sophomore & Research Fellowships; Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL 1980-1985

Post-Graduate Education:

Internship – Department of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 1985-1986

Residency – Department of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 1986-1988

Fellowship – Clinical GI and Basic & Clinical Research, Department of Medicine; The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 1988-1992

Board Certifications:

Diplomat: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

Diplomat: Subspecialty Board in Gastroenterology, American Board of Internal Medicine

Medical Societies:

Fellow in the ACG, ACP, AGA

Member: AOA (elected Junior year), Sigma Xi Research Society, Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America, AMA, ISMS, ASGE



French (proficient)

In Practice Since:


Physician Bio:

After four years enjoying nature and the beauty of Minnesota at Carleton College, Dr. Sable returned to the city of Chicago to obtain her medical degree at Rush Medical College. She graduated with honors, elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society as a junior, as well as numerous other awards and fellowships. An active member and President of the Student Section of the AMA, she sponsored bills to enhance patient advocacy and she has continued this mission throughout her career. Dr. Sable continued her clinical and research training at The University of Chicago Hospital & Clinics before working as an Assistant Professor and Attending at Rush. With a special interest in colon cancer education, she worked with Dr. Ernistine Hambrick, one of the first female colorectal surgeons, engaging in television and local education programs. She joined LakeShore Gastroenterology in 2001 and enjoys all areas of the specialty with a special interest in colon cancer screening, gastrointestinal reflux disease, functional bowel syndromes, and clinical research. Dr. Sable believes that patient care is a partnership necessitating compassion and empathy. She strives to educate her patients so that they may participate fully in their own healthcare and the health decision-making process. Dr. Sable continues her dedication to education and teaching as a clinical educator at NorthShore University and its affiliated Pritzker School of Medicine.