Dr. Andrea Birnbaum, MD

Dr. Andrea Birnbaum, MD

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Dr. Andrea Birnbaum, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 8 years. She specializes in ophthalmology.

Northwestern Medical Group

259 E Erie St Ste 1520

Chicago, IL 60611
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Insurance Accepted

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

Learn about Dr. Birnbaum

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Top Care Areas

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

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

Dr. Birnbaum's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

30  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

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

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Birnbaum to family and friends
7 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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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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