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Dr. John Winkler, MD

Ophthalmology*
3.5 (29)
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45 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. John Winkler, MD

Dr. John Winkler, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Des Plaines, IL. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 45 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from University of Illinois College of Medicine and is affiliated with Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Ascension Saint Alexius and Elmhurst Hospital-Main Campus. Dr. Winkler, completed a residency at Indiana University Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Winkler an average 3.5 star rating.

Dr. Winkler works at Practice in Des Plaines, IL with other offices in Elmhurst, IL. They frequently treat conditions like Floaters, Visual Field Defects and Eye Pain 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. Winkler's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Stephen A. Vile MD Sc
    940 Lee St, Des Plaines, IL 60016 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (847) 299-5501
    Monday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    09:00 - 18:30
    Friday
    09:00 - 17:00
  2. 2
    Office
    135 S Robert T Palmer Dr, Elmhurst, IL 60126 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (630) 832-3055

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  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
  • Ascension Saint Alexius
  • Elmhurst Hospital-Main Campus

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Extraocular Muscle Surgery
Eye Examination
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Goniotomy
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Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
Strabismus Surgery
Ultrasound
Vision Screening
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    3.5
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    Based on 29 ratings
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    About Dr. John Winkler, MD

    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Years of Experience
    • 45 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1659314375
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Indiana University Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • Evanston Hosp-Northwestern|Evanston Hospital Northwestern
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Illinois College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
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    Dr. Winkler has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Winkler has seen patients for Floaters, Visual Field Defects and Eye Pain, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Winkler on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    29 patients have reviewed Dr. Winkler. The overall rating for this provider is 3.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Winkler.

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