Dr. Marshall Hirshman, MD

Dr. Marshall Hirshman, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 80
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Dr. Marshall Hirshman, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Des Plaines, IL and has been practicing for 53 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine in 1961 and specializes in ophthalmology.

8901 Golf Rd Ste 300

Des Plaines, IL 60016

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Hirshman performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Exotropia
normal
more than 84% of peers
Floaters
normal
more than 69% of peers
Glaucoma
normal
more than 67% of peers

Dr. Hirshman's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hirshman "I have practiced ophthalmology for over 35 years and have been joined by partners with increased training, as well as expertise in the latest technology and state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic equipment. I believe in comprehensive eye care, blending medical and surgical diagnosis and treatment. My philosophy is that the patient should participate in their care and decision making. I look forward to discussing all aspects of your eye care."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

46  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypertropia
  • Keratitis
  • Migraine
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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10  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Laser Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • YAG Iridotomy
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
  • YAG Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

  • Il
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1957
  • University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1961
  • Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1962
  • Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1965

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hirshman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hirshman's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hirshman to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Hirshman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I am in my early 50s and have diabetic neuropathy. The office failed to send paperwork to The Secretary of State to renew my drivers license so the state sent me a letter that my license would be revoked. I called Dr. Hirshman and he said his office is short staffed and if I was so worried about...more
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