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Dr. Barbara Starrels Kirschner MD is a female Internist, has 43 years of experience and practices in Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology, and Gastroenterology.
Dr. Barbara Kirschner has 3 office locations.
Hyde Park
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S Maryland Ave
Chicago, IL 60637

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Locations and availability (3)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Patient comments (13)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Barbara Kirschner is Excellent. Dr. Kirschner has been reviewed by 17 patients who have provided 13 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.3
  • Currently 3.3125 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.3
  • Currently 3.25 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.3
  • Currently 3.3125 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.3
  • Currently 3.3125 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.3
  • Currently 3.3125 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.4
  • Currently 3.4375 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.2
  • Currently 3.2 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

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

  • She has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Crohn 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 - 2014)
Top Ten Doctors (2012)
Park Manor


Dr. Kirschner has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • The University of Chicago Medicine 
  • Edward Hospital 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Kirschner accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 5 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 1 plan
  • Unicare - 16 plans
  • Cigna - 5 plans
  • Aetna - 3 plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois - 12 plans


  • French

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Where does Dr. Barbara S. Kirschner practice?
Dr. Barbara Kirschner practices Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology, and Gastroenterology near Chicago, IL.
See Chicago Pediatricians, Chicago Pediatric Specialists, and Chicago Gastroenterologists.