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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Barry Herst is Excellent. Dr. Herst has been reviewed by 3 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.1
Promptness 4.3
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Barry Herst, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Glaucoma
  • Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)

Education & Awards

Dr. Herst graduated from Loyola University Chicago, Maywood.


Dr. Herst has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • West Suburban Medical Center 
  • Michael Reese Hospital And Medical Center 


  • Tagalog
  • Russian
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Barry S Herst MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 34 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Barry S. Herst practice?
Dr. Barry Herst has 3 office locations.
Dr. Barry Herst practices Ophthalmology near Chicago, IL.
Additional practice locations include: Glencoe, IL and Skokie, IL.
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