Dr. Robert Feder, MD

Dr. Robert Feder, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
63 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Robert Feder, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 35 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.

Northwestern Medical Group

259 E Erie St Ste 1520

Chicago, IL 60611
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthLink
  • HFN
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Cataract Removal Surgery
more than 85% of peers
more than 84% of peers
Senile Cataracts
more than 81% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

65  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Still's Disease
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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12  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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.


  • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Mount Zion Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Feder has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Feder's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Feder to family and friends
13 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Feder's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

The very best of doctors, Takes his time and answers all questions thoroughly. I highly recommend him
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This doctor ruined my eye sight. After cataract surgery I got double vision (usually occurs when hitting a muscle during surgery, ghosting at night, dry eyes, infection, and too many more to list. Please do yourself a favor and stay away from this doctor and this department.
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I waited over two hours. Never saw the doctor. Had the staff page his techs. They didn't know what was going on. Walked out and will never return.
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I'm an ICU nurse. I actually do some research before I talk to my doctor. I did not find him very knowledgeable. I asked him about different laser technologies that I had read about on other doctor's websites and he said he didn't know anything about it. I just had the impression that he could...more
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I have been his patient for over 10 years. Just left his office only to hear, as an aside, oh by the way, you have early macular degeneration. He said this to me in the hallway as he was leaving to visit his next patient. I tried desperately to ask questions however, he apparently had other...more
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