Dr. Andrea Birnbaum, MD

Dr. Andrea Birnbaum, MD

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Dr. Andrea Birnbaum, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Chicago, IL. She has been practicing for 12 years. Dr. Birnbaum is affiliated with Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

Northwestern Medical Group

259 E Erie St Ste 1520

Chicago, IL 60611
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Birnbaum performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Degenerative Disorders of Globe
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more than 63% of peers
Progressive High Myopia
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more than 63% of peers
Heterophoria
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more than 61% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Birnbaum ""Better people means better experiences. Our care team is committed to delivering results that change lives." "
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esophoria
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University of Illinois College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • University Of Illinois Hospital and Health System
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • University Of Illinois Hospital and Health System
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Birnbaum has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Birnbaum's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Birnbaum to family and friends
3.9
based on 7 total reviews
Dr. Birnbaum's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Birnbaum accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Priority Health
    Priority PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Birnbaum has admitting privileges

Northwestern Memorial Hospital
251 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611
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