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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Kirk Packo, Ophthalmologist, Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Packo has been reviewed by 14 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
Promptness 3.0
Courteous Staff 4.9
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 4.5
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Kirk Packo, FACS, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetic Eye Disease (Diabetic Retinopathy)
  • Laser Surgery
  • Retina Surgery
  • Retinal Disorders
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa

Education & Awards

Dr. Packo graduated from Saint Louis University. He has 6 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2012, 2014)
American Academy of Ophthalmology Senior Honor Award *
Founders Lecture Award American Society of Retinal Specialists *
Senior Honor Award American Academy of Ophthalmology *


Dr. Packo has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • Rush University Medical Center 
  • Provena St Joseph Medical Center 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Kirk H Packo FACS and MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 33 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Kirk H. Packo practice?
Dr. Kirk Packo has 1 office location.
Dr. Kirk Packo practices Ophthalmology near Harvey, IL.
See Harvey Ophthalmologists.