Dr. John Berestka, MD

Dr. John Berestka, MD

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Dr. John Berestka, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Wayzata, MN and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.

250 Central Ave N Ste 107

Wayzata, MN 55391

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthPartners
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Berestka's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Cornea Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Berestka performs Cornea Surgery more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Berestka performs this procedure more than 70% of his peers

Corneal Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Berestka treats Corneal Diseases more than 63% of his peers

Dr. Berestka treats this condition more than 63% of his peers

Eye Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Berestka performs Eye Surgery more than 60% of his peers

Dr. Berestka performs this procedure more than 60% of his peers

Dr. Berestka's conditions and procedures:

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • LASIK
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

About Me

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.

Specialties

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

Board Certifications

Education

1996
Phillips Eye Institute / Lindstrom Samuelson and Hardten
Fellowship Hospital
1994
Harvard University / Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
Residency Hospital
1991
Hennepin County Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1990
Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1986
University Of Notre Dame
Undergraduate School
1996
1994
1991
1990
1986

Languages

  • German
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Achievement Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2008

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Excellent listening skills, technical skills, and medical knowledge, and a genuinely nice person. Dr. Berestka crafted a solution to my complex eye problem with precision and excellence with several surgeries and follow up care. He is an outstanding team leader, so the care you recieve from his...Read More
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Cigna
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Options PPO
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