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Dr. Andrea Birnbaum, MD

Ophthalmology*
3.9 (7)
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19 years of experience

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Overview of Dr. Andrea Birnbaum, MD

Dr. Andrea Birnbaum, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Chicago, IL. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 19 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from University of Illinois College of Medicine and is affiliated with Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Birnbaum an average 3.9 star rating.

Dr. Birnbaum works at Northwestern Medical Group in Chicago, IL. They frequently treat conditions like Blepharitis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Birnbaum's Office Locations

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    Northwestern Medical Group - Lavin Family Pavilion
    259 E Erie St Ste 1520, Chicago, IL 60611 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (312) 695-8150

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  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital

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    About Dr. Andrea Birnbaum, MD

    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Years of Experience
    • 19 years of experience
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    NPI Number
    • 1912171364
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of Illinois Hospital and Health System
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    • University of Illinois College of Medicine
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    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
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    Dr. Birnbaum has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Birnbaum works at Northwestern Medical Group in Chicago, IL. View the full address on Dr. Birnbaum’s profile.

    Dr. Birnbaum has seen patients for Blepharitis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Birnbaum on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    7 patients have reviewed Dr. Birnbaum. The overall rating for this provider is 3.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Birnbaum.

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