Dr. Carol Schmidt, MD

Dr. Carol Schmidt, MD

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Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
50 y/o
(3)

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Dr. Carol Schmidt, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 20 years. She specializes in ophthalmology.

Northwestern Medical Group

259 E Erie St Ste 1520

Chicago, IL 60611
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink
  • HFN
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Nearsightedness
very high
more than 99% of peers
Farsightedness
very high
more than 96% of peers
Astigmatism
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Schmidt'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

This content was provided by Dr. Schmidt "I strongly believe in the development of long-term patient-physician relationships to enhance patient education and maximize visual health."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

62  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Rosacea
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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9  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Chronic Care Management
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Medical and Surgical Management of Glaucoma
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Repair of Eye Laceration

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 Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Evanston Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schmidt has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Polish
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Schmidt does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Schmidt and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Schmidt's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schmidt to family and friends
3 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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

Dr. Schmidt's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

She explained thoroughly, everything she viewed as she was giving the exam.
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She spent 5 minutes with me and acted almost offended when I wanted to detain her to ask just a couple of important questions (important to me anyway). She could not get out of the office faster and was condescending in her attitude. She has no interest in preventative medicine, no interest in...more
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