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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (9)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Nishat Alvi, Ophthalmologist, Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Alvi has been reviewed by 22 patients who have provided 9 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 4.9
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 4.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. Nishat Alvi, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • She has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Glaucoma
  • Laser Surgery

Education & Awards

Dr. Alvi graduated from Cornell University, New York.


Dr. Alvi has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital 
  • St Alexius Medical Center 
  • Sherman Hospital 


  • Urdu
  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Nishat Alvi MD is a female Ophthalmologist, has 20 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Nishat Alvi practice?
Dr. Nishat Alvi has 2 office locations.
Dr. Nishat Alvi practices Ophthalmology near Barrington, IL.
Additional practice locations include: Elgin, IL.
See Barrington Ophthalmologists.