Dr. John Berestka, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
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Age 54
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Dr. John Berestka, MD
Dr. John Berestka, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Wayzata, MN. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 27 years. Dr. Berestka is affiliated with Fairview Southdale Hospital and North Memorial Medical Center.

250 Central Ave N Ste 107

Wayzata, MN 55391

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Dr. John Berestka, MD

Dr. John Berestka, MD

Accepted insurance

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

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Nearsightedness
very high
more than 99% of peers
Astigmatism
very high
more than 98% of peers
Presbyopia
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Berestka "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."

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Specialties

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

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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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
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • 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
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

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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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Achievement Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2008
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Berestka's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Berestka to family and friends
5.0
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Dr. Berestka'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
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Berestka accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • HealthPartners
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Berestka has admitting privileges

Fairview Southdale Hospital
6401 France Ave S
Edina, MN 55435
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North Memorial Medical Center
3300 Oakdale Ave N
Robbinsdale, MN 55422
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