Dr. Bernhard Heersink, MD

Dr. Bernhard Heersink, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 73
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Dr. Bernhard Heersink, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Newburyport, MA and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from University Of Western Ontario, School Of Medicine in 1968 and specializes in ophthalmology.

21 Highland Ave Ste 1

Newburyport, MA 01950

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Stye
very high
more than 98% of peers
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 94% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Heersink'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

47  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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5  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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 Western Ontario, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1968
  • Royal Victoria Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1969
  • Montreal Chldns Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Royal Victoria Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Wills Eye Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Intraocular Lenses
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Heersink has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Dutch

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Heersink's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Heersink to family and friends
6 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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

Dr. Heersink'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

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

We have seen this doctor almost every year since 201. Each time we arrive for our appointment we are asked to wait for up to an hour. Recently we waiting 90 minutes to be seen by the doctor. The staff become defensive and rude if you complain about the wait times. Rarely do they apologize and...more
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I highly recommend Dr. Heersink. He is compassionate, prompt, knowledgeable, and personable. Very pleased with his service.
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