Dr. Spero Kinnas, MD

Dr. Spero Kinnas, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
Dr. Spero Kinnas, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Westchester, IL and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of Athens, School Of Health Sciences in 1981 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

10439 W Cermak Rd

Westchester, IL 60154

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • HealthLink
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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Macular Edema
very high
more than 94% of peers
Dry Eyes
more than 85% of peers
more than 80% of peers

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Dr. Kinnas' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kinnas "Spero J. Kinnas, M.D., F.A.C.S. is the founder of the Westchester Eye Center. A board certified eye physician and surgeon, he is a member of several professional medical societies, including the American College of Surgeons (Fellow) and the Hellenic Medical Society of Chicago (Past President). In 1998 and 2012 Dr. Kinnas received the LEO Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology in honor of his pursuit of continuing education in ophthalmology. Dr. Kinnas received his medical doctorate from the University of Athens in 1981 and then completed his post-graduate training in ophthalmology at Saint Louis University."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kinnas "The Westchester Eye Center has served the medical and surgical needs of our community for over 25 years. We place a strong emphasis on technology to help evaluate patient visual issues from a simple optical analysis to complex refractive calculations used for cataract surgery and laser vision (LASIK) determinations. Surgical (standard or femtosecond Catalys laser) cataract and laser vision (LASIK) are performed at nearby surgery centers or hospitals."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

30  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Glaucoma
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pterygium
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren Syndrome, Primary
  • Sjögren Syndrome, Secondary
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

15  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Eye Surgery
  • Premium Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

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.


  • Santa Clara University, B.S. Chemistry
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • University Of Athens, School Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Bethesda Eye Institute St Louis
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kinnas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kinnas' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kinnas to family and friends
16 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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Dr. Kinnas' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Kinnas takes good care of our whole family. We have had nothing but pleasant visits for many years. His dedication to his patients is beyond compare. One time he met my wife and I at the ER during a late weekend hour to care for her. How many doctors would do this? Love the man.
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Thank you so much for your help with my insurance. Without your help I would not have been able to figure it out on my own. You guys are great. Everyone in the office is very friendly and professional.
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I would definitely recommend Dr, Kinnas to anyone I know. I have been going to him for years now and would not go anywhere else. He is thorough, patient, attentive and very knowledgeable. He always makes sure he is up to date on any issues I may have or had in the past. I have never had a problem...more
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My aunt started complaining of blurry vision. She made an appointment and went to see Dr. Kinnas. He was very thorough in his examination and explained every detail to us about her macular degeneration. He then proceeded to answer all her questions before even starting the recommended injection...more
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