Kara Shay, MD Medical Services: Internal Medicine Specialties: PRIMARY CAREInternal Medicine Languages: English 4.9 out of 5 stars 271 68 Find Another Doctor Schedule A Visit Ratings & Reviews Patient Reviews 4.9 out of 5 stars (271 Ratings, 68 Comments) Jun 15, 2019 provider good; staff good Jun 14, 2019 I was amazed to have my lab results and an email from Dr Shay on the same day they were drawn! Jun 13, 2019 I have used the messaging option in MyChart, and she & her team have been very responsive in answering my questions. Jun 13, 2019 Just getting in there on time, but they do pretty good. May 28, 2019 Dr. Shay is always attentive and thorough in her examinations. May 26, 2019 I am very pleased that Dr Shay is my primary physician and I trust her very much. she is a very nice and professional doctor. May 24, 2019 Very nice & easy to talk to. May 23, 2019 *Dr. Shay is a very good dr. May 17, 2019 Dr Shay is very professional and very knowledgeable about all aspects of my health and she is always on top of current health care options and gives great advice. Her nurse is always very friendly and helpful and it is nice that they both understand who I am and my health issues. May 15, 2019 I am extremely satisfied w/*Dr. Shay - Very patient and explained clearly. May 13, 2019 Dr. Shay is very professional; always listens and responds to my questions or concerns. I have recommended her to friends looking for a doctor. Apr 25, 2019 Very good doctor & staff. Apr 21, 2019 I am very happy with Dr. Shay as my new doctor. Apr 18, 2019 *Dr. Shay did a great job for a difficult situation considering the fact that she was not my regular doctor I really appreciated her professionalism & knowledge. Apr 15, 2019 She is an excellent Doctor. Apr 12, 2019 my Doctor is the very best Apr 1, 2019 The staff at this office is always professional, friendly and helpful Mar 31, 2019 Dr Shay is very knowledgeable and professional. Mar 31, 2019 Dr. Kara Shay is my pc & I would not change to any other pc for anything. She & her staff rate 5 stars +. Mar 31, 2019 Dr. Shay spent much time reassuring me about the topic of starting meds for high cholesterol. She listened to my concerns and the treatment plan reflected these concerns. Mar 31, 2019 Dr Shay is an outstanding family physician and I am extremely comfortable and confident in remaining under her care for the duration. Mar 16, 2019 Dr Shay did a great job! Thank you for listening & treating me with respect & kindness Mar 11, 2019 Dr. Kara Shay is consistently thoughtful and thorough as my healthcare quarterback. She has my complete confidence and I feel fortunate that she is my primary care physician. Mar 3, 2019 Dr. Shay is very easy to talk to and explains medical issues in an easy to understand way. Feb 25, 2019 (*Dr. Shay is excellent. She provided me with very good care. Feb 25, 2019 Felt a genuine concern to get my diabetes controlled Feb 25, 2019 Dr. Shay is the best primary care doctor I have ever had. I work for UC Health and still choose to see her even though a UC Health doctor would cost me less per visit. Feb 25, 2019 Dr. Shay is always thorough with exams. She is very patient, courteous, and always puts me at ease. Feb 25, 2019 Love Dr. Shay. Alway nice, caring, and explains clearly whatever questions I may have. Thanks Kara! Feb 24, 2019 Dr. Shay is very knowledgeable and does not rush the visits. She takes time to explain everything and ask if you have questions to make sure she doesn't miss anything. Feb 17, 2019 satisfied Feb 15, 2019 I love this doctor's office and *Dr. Shay. I wish when you are sick you can see your primary doctor. Feb 12, 2019 I think Dr. Shay is a good doctor. She always listens to my concerns and offers suggestions. I would recommend her to my friends and family. Feb 11, 2019 I truly believe my doctor and her staff care about my health and me in general. Not the assembly-line healthcare that is so common in today's world. I appreciate it. Feb 8, 2019 Excellent, thorough, informed. Feb 7, 2019 My wait was no problem - they worked me in for the doctor's schedule and the doctor took her time examining me and discussing what was wrong. Highly recommend this doctor, staff was top notch. Feb 3, 2019 very pleasant always answer questions promptly Feb 1, 2019 My provider is just fine. Jan 30, 2019 She is the best physician (St. Elizabeth) & have seen in the past 20 years. She is the most thorough, every time. Jan 25, 2019 Dr. Kara Shay is a wonderful, professional Doctor who takes time with her patients and goes over all your records along with Michelle her nurse assistant. She shows concern and always spends time with me. I never feel rushed. There are several other things I can say about her and Michelle and I respect both of them. Jan 21, 2019 was first visit. excellent communication and felt very good about my selection. previous physician retired Dec 24, 2018 Have recommended Dr. Shay to friends, she is very professional and always listens and responds to my questions, concerns. Dec 17, 2018 Dr. Shay takes the time to listen to my questions and answer them to my satisfaction. She always goes over my health issues with me and makes me feel very comfortable with her care. Dec 11, 2018 *Kara Shay is an excellent provider. She listens and communicates well, is knowledgeable and efficient. Nov 19, 2018 Dr Shay is always so attentive to my care and knows my medical history. Very good to know that when you need care you are getting the best! Nov 11, 2018 This was a well check up and it was nice to have time to talk with Dr. Shay. In the past, sick visits feel rushed. Dr. Shay is always very responsive via MChart, which is very convenient and appreciated! Nov 5, 2018 they provide outstanding service! Nov 4, 2018 Dr K Shay is a wonderful care provider - explains thing very well and always has thoughtful analysis of the questions I raise. She is the best! Oct 28, 2018 Dr Shay is the absolute best!!! Oct 21, 2018 I am very pleased with the care I receive from Dr. Shay and her staff. Oct 14, 2018 she is a very cold person and I think she could be more knowledgeable. I feel like I am just an object to her. she doesn't seem to know all of the answers to some of my issues and doesn't explore them. Oct 12, 2018 Have always had faith in Dr. Shay and her staff. Oct 5, 2018 Dr. Shay was great to see me on short notice and her advice was very helpful. Sep 24, 2018 I was treated well by everyone. I called in with a complaint on a Friday which gave them very little time to respond to me on the same day. I received a response on Tuesday next. the doctor's assistant spoke with me took my complaint and got me in to see the doctor within the next few days. even though I had an appointment coming up in the next month for the same complaint. the office and staff was very efficient and took very good care of my concerns of my health. Sep 24, 2018 just makes me feel like she doesnt like me. like i am making things up. like i should ne healthy and full of life , like theres nothing wrong with me. like i am wasting her time Sep 19, 2018 I love *Dr. Shay, I live in Lexington & prefer to come all the way here to see her. She listens to every issue I have & addresses each one & asks about personal life as well. She is the best dr. I have ever had. Sep 12, 2018 Dr. Shay has taken care of my health care for many years. I have always trusted her decisions. She is an asset to your organization. Aug 31, 2018 If I could rate *Dr. Kara Shay and her staff it would be 1004. Aug 27, 2018 very happy with care given by Kara Shay.- Aug 19, 2018 Wonderful provider! Really listens and cares about her patients. I would highly recommend Dr. Shay to my friends. Aug 19, 2018 very happy with Dr. Shay Aug 11, 2018 *Dr. Shay is wonderful & so is her nurse *Michelle. Jul 31, 2018 There were no assistants. The doctor never made eye contact with me or my husband. Doctor would not respond to my husband's questions about my injury. Jul 30, 2018 Dr. Shay is always very informative about any problem I might have and it's possible treatments. I especially appreciate the fact that she fit me into her busy schedule the same day as my call. Jul 24, 2018 This was my first appointment with Dr. Shay. She and her staff were friendly and all seemed very capable. Jul 23, 2018 I feel that Dr. Shay's concerns with my overall health is professional, yet warm. I like her very much. Jul 23, 2018 Dr. Shay is very thorough and takes the time to listen to the patient. you don't feel like you are being rushed in an out of the office, and her referral to a doctor I wanted for my hearing loss was very prompt. Jul 22, 2018 more comfortable with her as she was easier for me to relate to and she was more direct with her recommendations than I have previously experienced. Background Education Vanderbilt University School of Medicine - Medical School (Nashville, TN) U Ca San Diego Med Ctr - Residency (San Diego, CA) Veterans Affairs Health Care System - Fellowship (San Diego, CA) Credentials American Board of Internal Med (Internal Medicine) Locations Locations Crestview Hills Internal Medicine Get Directions Practice Type: Internal Medicine, Primary Care Address: 334 Thomas More Pkwy, Suite 200, Crestview Hills, KY 41017 Phone: (859) 341-0288 Fax: (859) 341-7482 Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Available to see patients ages 16 and over with any type of medical concern.