Dr. Carl Garfinkle, MD

Dr. Carl Garfinkle, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 83
Dr. Carl Garfinkle, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Arlington Heights, IL and has been practicing for 54 years. He graduated from Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School in 1960 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1588 N Arlington Heights Rd

Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink

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Top Care Areas

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
more than 49% of peers
Dry Eyes
more than 39% of peers
more than 26% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

22  Conditions Treated

1  Procedures

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.


  • Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1960
  • Mt Sinai Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1961
  • Ill Ee Infirm
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1964

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Garfinkle has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Polish
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Garfinkle's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Garfinkle to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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  • 1

Dr. Garfinkle's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I have been a patient at your office for years, along with my husband. I arrived at 3:40 today for an appt. & sat there, ignored until 4:45. I went to the receptionist and told her I was going home, that I've waited long enough. Upon arriving at home, I noticed that your office called me at 4:17 at...more
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