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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Grostern is Excellent. Dr. Grostern has been reviewed by 14 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 4.6
Courteous Staff 4.7
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Grostern, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Contact lenses
  • Diabetic Eye Disease (Diabetic Retinopathy)
  • Refractive Errors
  • Uveitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Grostern graduated from Rosalind Franklin University, North Chicago. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2014 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014 - 2015)


Dr. Grostern has 12 hospital affiliations:

  • Macneal Memorial Hospital 
  • Central Dupage Hospital 


  • Spanish
  • English
  • French

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard J Grostern MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 17 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Richard J. Grostern practice?
Dr. Richard Grostern has 4 office locations.
Dr. Richard Grostern practices Ophthalmology near Chicago, IL.
Additional practice locations include: Skokie, IL.
See Chicago Ophthalmologists.