Dr. John S. Berestka, MD

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Ophthalmology | Male

Northwest Eye Clinic 250 Central Ave N Ste 105, Wayzata, MN 55391 Get Directions
(763) 416-7600

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Care Philosophy

I enjoy helping patients see better through state-of-the art technology, including lasers, medical treatment and microsurgical techniques. My job is to evaluate each indivdual's medical situation and find a solution that is really in his or her best interest.Read more

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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Glaucoma
  • Transplant Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Exophoria
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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    Malpractice Claims not available

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1990

  • Internship Hospital
    Hennepin County Medical Center

    Completed in 1991

  • Residency Hospital
    Harvard University / Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

    Completed in 1994

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Phillips Eye Institute / Lindstrom Samuelson and Hardten

    Completed in 1996

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Notre Dame

    Graduated in 1986

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Achievement Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2008
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • Malpractice claims in Minnesota not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Berestka's Office & Staff

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Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

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Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Berestka's Care Philosophy

I enjoy helping patients see better through state-of-the art technology, including lasers, medical treatment and microsurgical techniques. My job is to evaluate each indivdual's medical situation and find a solution that is really in his or her best interest.