Dr. John S. Berestka, MD

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Dr. John S. Berestka, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

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

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I enjoy helping patients see better through state-of-the art technology, including lasers, medical treatment and microsurgical techniques. My job is...   Read More

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      Specialties

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

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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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        Sanctions

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        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

      Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Berestka

      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.