Dr. Edward Yavitz, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 63

4105 N Perryville Rd
Loves Park, IL 61111
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Osf Saint Anthony Medical Center
5666 East State Street
Rockford, IL 61108

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Yavitz Eye Center
Yavitz Eye Center
4105 N Perryville Rd
Loves Park, IL 61111
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    Dr. Yavitz's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology
    • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
    • Anterior Segment Surgery
    • Cataract Surgery
    • Cornea & External Diseases
    • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
    • Glaucoma
    • Uveitis

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
    1
    • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Cornea Surgery
    • Cornea Transplant
    • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
    • Excision of Chalazion
    • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
    • Eye Exams
    • Eye Procedures
    • Eye Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Glaucoma Treatment
    • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
    • Laser Surgery
    • LASIK
    • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
    • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
    • Pterygium Surgery
    • Refractive Surgery
    • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
    • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
    2
    • Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma
    • Astigmatism
    • Blepharitis
    • Blurred Vision
    • Cataract
    • Cataract Surgery Complications
    • Chalazion
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Corneal Erosion
    • Corneal Scar
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Dry Eyes
    • Floaters
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Giant Cell Arteritis
    • Glaucoma
    • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, C
    • Keratitis
    • Presbyopia
    • Refractive Eye Disorders
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Visual Field Defects
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    Background Check for Dr. Yavitz

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Illinois.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Harvard Medical School
    Graduated in 1977

    Internship Hospital

    Newton Wellesley
    Complete in 1978

    Residency Hospital

    University Calif
    Complete in 1981

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Calif
    Complete in 1982

    Undergraduate Schools

    Haverford College
    Graduated in 1973
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Yavitz & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Yavitz's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Yavitz

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yavitz to family and friends

    18 responses
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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    18 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    18 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    18 responses
    same as
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 16 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Yavitz
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    18 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    18 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    18 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    18 responses
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    national average

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    Office Locations

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    Yavitz Eye Center
    4105 N Perryville Rd
    Loves Park, IL 61111
    (815) 395-8338 (Office)
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