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Dr. Heffelfinger's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Heffelfinger "Brian L. Heffelfinger, M.D. After graduating with honors from the University of Illinois in 1991, Dr. Heffelfinger received his MD degree from Rush University in Chicago in 1995. He completed a surgical internship and ophthalmology residency at Rush Presbyterian St. Lukes Medical Center in 1999. He then completed a glaucoma fellowship with the glaucoma specialists of Northwestern University School of Medicine. Dr. Heffelfinger joined Fox Valley Ophthalmology in July 2000. He sees patients in our St. Charles and Elgin offices. He sees both general ophthalmology and glaucoma patients in these two offices. As a cataract surgeon, his special interest is the use of toric or bifocal lens implants to reduce or eliminate the need for glasses after cataract surgery. Dr. Heffelfinger is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Illinois State Medical Society, and the Chicago Glaucoma Society."
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Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Blocked Tear Duct
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Ectropion of Eyelid
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Vein Occlusion
Tear Duct Disorders
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Visual Field Defects
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Cataract Removal Surgery
Excision of Chalazion
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for Illinois.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
0 Board Actions
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University Of Illinois
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
Rush Medical College Of Rush University
Medical School | Graduated 1995
Rush Presby St Luke's M C
Residency Hospital | Completed
Northwestern University Feinberg School Of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital | Completed
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
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Dr. Heffelfinger's Reviews
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Heffelfinger to family and friends
based on 14 total reviews (11 with comments)
Likelihood to Recommend (14)
Dr. Heffelfinger's Performance
Explains condition(s) well
Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes
Overall Patient Satisfaction
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Heffelfinger to family and friends is 5 out of 5