312 East Main Street
Marshalltown, IA 50158
Easy to talk to, projects caring & understanding of needs while staying professional. Talks with you, not to you, and takes time to listen to your responses. Carol is very meticulous in the way she reviews your chart each time she sees you. She keeps up on meds, bloodwork, whatever you may be due for outside of her purview, like eye exams. If you see other doctors, she also reviews your chart to see how that’s going and asks you about that. Carol is a very conscientious doctor. She makes sure she has all the information she needs and has access to, to best treat her patients. I loved Ann Jones. I’m very thankful Carol is here.
March 11, 2023
Carol siempre contesta todas mis preguntas, y toma el tiempo de escucharme. Gracias a ella a su enfermera y bibi por tratarme tan bien.
March 6, 2023
Carol is very thorough and understanding. She explained things well and gave what seemed to my daughter and me wise counsel as to steps to take to help and heal my malady.
February 7, 2023
Carol is very thorough and direct and honest. We don't know exactly what is causing pain, but she seems to be determined to find the cause, which makes me feel very safe and secure in her hands. My anxiety level went way down after seeing her.
February 2, 2023
Su atención es excelente Contesta todas mis preguntas
January 31, 2023
Carol is very professional, knowledgeable, caring, takes the time to answer all your questions. She is definitely one of the Best!
January 11, 2023
She answered all my questions. Took her time. I feel very comfortable telling her my problems .
December 29, 2022
I always feel seen and understood. Carol Barlow explains everything so that I understand my health clearly. She asks pertinent questions.
December 21, 2022
She took time to explain her thoughts, provided feedback and recommendations that aligned with my health goals, and I could tell she was very intentional in not rushing. She reviewed my history and examined my chart for important context. I left knowing exactly what the next steps would be related to my lab needs and potential follow-up. Her team offered the flu and Covid booster, and provided it immediately.
December 9, 2022
Carol was great. She remembers personal details and asks about them. She was not rushed and did an excellent job with patient education.
November 30, 2022
Carol Barlow is not my regular doctor so I expected to feel somewhat uncomfortable. I was wrong! Carol Barlow was so kind and took her time. I feel like she listened to my concerns and then validated them by explaining all that she would be doing to get answers!
November 11, 2022
Carol is very thorough about explaining things. She is also always willing to listen to your opinions and your concerns. And always has a positive attitude.
November 10, 2022
Very good as always. Thorough & professional, listens & converses. answers ?? w/genuine interest & takes appropriate action. Left with all concerns addressed satisfactorily.
October 26, 2022
She provides attention and listens. Great with kids. I really appreciated how she would talk to my 3 year old about what she was going to do, ask permission to move her closer, etc.
October 11, 2022
Carol an amazing medical provider. Very caring and knowledgeable on her medical advice. Took my concerns very do a great job giving her advice about them
August 29, 2022
Very through. I really like how Carol has already reviewed my chart and has her list of things to cover. I feel heard when I share my list.
August 24, 2022
Carol is the best!!! She does her homework before coming in and is knowledgeable about my background. She asks great questions, she listens and answers all my questions so I totally understand. She goes over labs with me. I like that!!! My only recommendation is I think she deserves a raise and a nice big bonus too!!!!
August 5, 2022
Carol is kind, intelligent, a good listener & I feel she cares about me as a pt.
August 1, 2022
She was great. Listened to my concerns and addressed them. Had obviously gone over my chart and was familiar with my health issues. Explained the need to follow up on C-PAP and stressed the significance of the problems that can arise if not taken seriously.
July 15, 2022
First time. Very prepared and ask questions from my file. Thorough and good open dialogue
June 20, 2022
I have always felt Carol Barlow is concerned about my health issues and listens to my feelings. She has always provided me with excellent medical care.
June 10, 2022
Carol is amazing! Down to earth, takes your concerns seriously, provides education without talking down to patient, just like talking to a friend! She deserves a raise!!
April 14, 2022
Carol Barlow is always professional,helpful,and if she's not sure what to do, doesn't hesitate to refer me on. While I have only had MD's in the past, I am incredibly pleased with the services Carol provides and would recommend her to anyone seeking a healthcare provider
April 14, 2022
Carol is always very thorough and compassionate. She always listens to your concerns and explains things well. I would highly recommend Carol as a provider!!
April 5, 2022
Carol is very understanding and listens fully. I appreciate that about her and I know she always has my best interest at hand but yet is willing to actually listen to me and my thoughts. Her bedside manner is "THE BEST" and I would recommend her to any of my family and friends.
February 25, 2022
About Carol BarlowI grew up in Newton, Iowa. I have lived in Marshalltown for over 25 years. I feel a sense of connection with this community.
Joined McFarland Clinic
Education & Professional Certification
University of Iowa College of Nursing, Iowa City, IA
- BSN, 2011-2013
Allen College Unity Point Health, Waterloo, IA
- Master of Science, Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner, 2016-2018
- Member, Iowa Nurse Practitioner Society
- Member, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Professional & Personal Interests
- Member, Iowa River Hospice
- Member, Marshalltown Sister City Exchange