Dr. Gary Lissner, MD

Dr. Gary Lissner, MD

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69 y/o
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Dr. Gary Lissner, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 39 years. He 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. Lissner performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Graves' Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers
Visual Field Defects
very high
more than 95% of peers
Eyelid Surgery
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Lissner'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. Lissner ""Better people means better experiences. Our care team is committed to delivering results that change lives." "

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

58  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
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17  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Dacryocystectomy
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Paracentesis
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Tear Duct Surgery

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

  • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • University Of Toronto Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lissner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Polish
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lissner's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lissner to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Lissner's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Lissner is highly experienced and professional, with an easy confident attitude. He is a superb listener and clear communicator. I have tremendous confidence in his abilities and would not hesitate to benefit from his expertise again. I would also like to mention Dr. Lissner's assistant,...more
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