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Pediatric Specialist, Gastroenterologist (digestive)
45 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (11)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Barbara Kirschner is Excellent. Dr. Kirschner has been reviewed by 17 patients who have provided 11 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.2
Promptness 4.1
Courteous Staff 4.3
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 4.3
Spends Time with Me 4.4
Follows Up After Visit 4.1

Specialties & Research

Dr. Barbara Kirschner, MD is board certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology.

  • She has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Growth Disorders
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
  • Malabsorption Syndromes
  • Recurrence
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Kirschner graduated from Drexel University , Philadelphia. She has 5 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Crohn Disease
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
Ulcerative Colitis
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Pediatric Gastroenterologist


Dr. Kirschner has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • Little Company Of Mary Hospital 
  • The University of Chicago Medicine 


  • French

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Additional Information
Dr. Barbara Starrels Kirschner MD is a female Pediatric Gastroenterologist, has 45 years of experience and practices in Pediatric Gastroenterology.
Where does Dr. Barbara S. Kirschner practice?
Dr. Barbara Kirschner has 1 office location.
Dr. Barbara Kirschner practices Pediatric Gastroenterology near Chicago, IL.
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