Dr. George Wyhinny, MD
Accepting
New Patients

Dr. George Wyhinny, MD

Save

Ophthalmology | Male

Care Philosophy

To treat and care for patients with retina, vitreous and macular problems.

Biography

Dr. George Wyhinny, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Des Plaines, IL. He is 71 years old. Dr. Wyhinny is affiliated with Northwest Community Hospital.

Learn about this doctor

Dr. Wyhinny's Experience

0ExperienceMatch
Experience Match

See how Dr. Wyhinny's experience matches your preferences.

1
Specialties

For the best healthcare for your needs, choose a doctor who specializes in your medical condition.

1
Board Certifications

Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which they practice.

47
Conditions Treated

Check to see that this provider treats your medical condition.

11
Procedures Performed

Check to see that this provider performs the procedure that you need.

Background Check

Check to see if your provider has any malpractices, board actions, or sanctions.

Education

Learn more about where this provider went to medical school, residency, and more.

Awards & Recognition

View information about special awards and recognition for this provider.

Languages Spoken

Check to see what languages this provider and/or staff speak.

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

View memberships and affiliations associated with this provider.

Visiting Dr. Wyhinny

Dr. Wyhinny accepts 8 insurance carriers

Affiliated Hospitals

Hospital Quality
Check out the quality of care at the 1 hospitals where Dr. Wyhinny has admitting privileges.

Dr. Wyhinny's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wyhinny to family and friends
2.8
based on 22 total surveys (3 with reviews)
Dr. Wyhinny's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Reviews (3)
in Hoffman Estates, IL |
Very knowledgeable--he can get short at times but he's dealing mostly with older folks who can be trying. H e generall has a room full of patiemts so his time is pressed. He's down to earth when you talk to him and a caring individual.
in Roselle, IL |
he seemed to be distant for the reason I was seeing him for. He was talking in medical jargon and not being specific.
in Schaumburg, IL |
I waited six hours to see him to get a retina tear diagnosed and repaired. He was irritated, rude and impatient. The only reason I didn't walk out was because I had an emergency and no other options. Emergencies have to be the only reason why he sees any patients at all. Also, he rebuffed my questions on the latest laser technologies, which was probably a good thing for me because I wouldn't want a 70 year old working on my eye with a laser.
Have you seen Dr. George Wyhinny, MD?
Are you Dr. Wyhinny?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

Compare Dr. Wyhinny

Compare this Doctor
View other doctors with similar experience to find the right doctor for you.
View all 10 matches

Dr. Wyhinny's Care Philosophy

To treat and care for patients with retina, vitreous and macular problems.

Dr. Wyhinny's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    What is a recognized doctor
  • Media & Publications

    Dr. Wyhinny has no media or publications listed.

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Illinois.

    What is medical malpractice
  • 0
    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    What are board actions

Board Certifications

Why It Matters: Dr. Wyhinny's Board Certifications

Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More

  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Color Blindness
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Melanoma
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Illinois
  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Illinois
  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Illinois
  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Illinois

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Ukrainian

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

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

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery