Jeanine Baqai, MD

Jeanine Baqai, MD

4.8 
808 ratings  Read Reviews
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Primary Specialty

Cornea and External Disease

Secondary Specialty

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Practice Focus Areas

  • Corneal Transplant Penetrating and Lamellar (DSAEK/DMEK, DLEK)
  • Keratoconus
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Cataract Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Rush University Medical College - 2007
Residency:
Rush University Medical Center - 2011
Fellowships:
Washington University/B-JH/SLCH Consortium - 2012

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology - Ophthalmology (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Assistant Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Alignment Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.8
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808 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

December 24, 2021

5.0

She definitely knows what she is doing.

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December 24, 2021

5.0

I’ve only seen her twice and really, I don’t have any problems to speak of but I think she’s an excellent doctor. I feel confident under her care.

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December 20, 2021

5.0

Dr Baqai is pleasant and takes the time to explain/answer my concerns. My eye surgery was with success

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December 20, 2021

5.0

she's great

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December 17, 2021

5.0

She's thorough and has a good bedside manner.

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December 16, 2021

5.0

She is so thorough and listens.

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December 16, 2021

5.0

She is so very thorough.

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December 10, 2021

5.0

They are excellent doctor and know what they are doing. They really care about their patients

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December 10, 2021

5.0

Professional in every way

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December 09, 2021

5.0

Wonderful doctor Checks all the boxes and then some

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December 09, 2021

5.0

She explains test results and plan to correct my diagnosis thoroughly

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December 06, 2021

5.0

I think very much of her and have a great deal of respect for her

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December 05, 2021

5.0

Skill and knowledge

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December 05, 2021

5.0

Dr. Baqai is very good and a caring physician and takes time with me.

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December 01, 2021

4.0

She’s nice and did a good job. But I had to wait for well over an hour to see her today. In past visits, I was also kept waiting for 40+ minutes

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December 01, 2021

5.0

Dr is knowledgeable and takes the time needed to explain issues.

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November 29, 2021

5.0

She is professional but caring and has a very positive attitude as she explains procedures and treatments

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November 29, 2021

5.0

She is so positive and makes you feel comfortable

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November 24, 2021

5.0

She knows what she is doing

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November 15, 2021

5.0

Ongoing treatment…

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November 14, 2021

5.0

Competent and kind.

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November 11, 2021

5.0

She’s so nice and so good

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November 10, 2021

5.0

She listens to her patients, answers questions and is very reassuring

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November 08, 2021

5.0

Very professional, kind and trustworthy

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November 06, 2021

5.0

Personable and easy to talk to

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November 05, 2021

5.0

Very personal and just made me comfortable with lasik procedure. I trust Dr. Baqai with my eye care.

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November 03, 2021

5.0

She took time to care for me and explain it all.

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November 03, 2021

5.0

She is talented and professional with a good personality.

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November 03, 2021

5.0

she's great

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November 03, 2021

5.0

She is efficient and sensitive to patients questions and concerns

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November 01, 2021

5.0

Dr. Baqai was very clear when I asked if she could explain my condition. I felt she was patient with me and helped to understand what was going on with my eyes.

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November 01, 2021

5.0

Very caring physician

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November 01, 2021

5.0

She is dedicated to comprehensive care.

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October 31, 2021

4.0

Like how nice she is and explain about the surgery

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October 28, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable..caring

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October 27, 2021

2.0

She was good once we got going. But she had already rescheduled appointment I made a couple of months in advance for no clear reason provided and then there were no immediate openings for the reschedule, so I had to wait another 6 weeks I think to find an opening.

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October 26, 2021

5.0

Dr. Baqai is professional, caring, thoughtful, and provided me with helpful information to help me make informed decision about my health. Dr. Baqai also appropriately consulted when unexpected health concerns arose, and advocated to get me to needed testing timely. I am very, very grateful for Dr. Baqai and the team of professionals taking care of me.

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October 24, 2021

5.0

Great doctor, very detailed and handled the procedure and the sessions superbly

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October 22, 2021

4.0

They did explain when I asked several questions. Her team was professional.

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October 22, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable and explained well

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October 20, 2021

3.0

She spent less than ten minutes with me and the care was perfunctory.

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October 20, 2021

5.0

I liked her very much she was very professional and also very kind I hope that she will be my eye doctor

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October 18, 2021

5.0

Dr Baqai has tried to help me in every way, just the big conglomerate NW is unwilling to provide help to a cancer patient. Dr Baqai is fantastic, but her hands are tied by NW’s billing department.

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October 17, 2021

4.0

Friendly and thorough, but hurried appointment.

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October 17, 2021

5.0

This time very friendly

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October 14, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable and personable

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October 14, 2021

5.0

Excellent physician

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October 12, 2021

5.0

Dr. Baqai is attentive to my needs.

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October 11, 2021

5.0

She has given me careful and attentive eye care, both before and after my cataract surgeries.

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October 06, 2021

5.0

My first visit with Dr. Baqai exceeded expectations. I felt well examined and confidence in the plan going forward. Dr. Baqai was thorough and answered my questions respectfully.

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October 06, 2021

5.0

Dr Baqai is so calm snd caring in addition to being so knowledgeable

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October 06, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable, detailed, careful, and good explanations

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October 03, 2021

4.0

Dr. Baqai seemed genuinely surprised, concerned, and apologetic that I had not been informed of the technical problem with the laser.

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October 01, 2021

5.0

Heart, mind, confidence….all given to the patient. She is opposite of the cold and arrogant/entitled white guys.

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September 30, 2021

5.0

The nicest eye doctor I have met.

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September 29, 2021

5.0

She is a great doctor, so compassionate but ALWAYS a long wait to see her.

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September 29, 2021

5.0

Dr Baqai is nice and friendly.

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September 27, 2021

5.0

Dr. Hawaii was very attentive and insightful in evaluating my vision.

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September 27, 2021

5.0

Perfect results

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September 27, 2021

5.0

Very accommodating. Very kind, very thorough. Explained things well.

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September 26, 2021

5.0

She is very professional, very patient, very thorough in explaining everything that she will be doing.

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September 25, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable and professional

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September 20, 2021

5.0

Very nice manner

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September 20, 2021

4.0

Dr. Baqai really cares about her patients.

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September 19, 2021

3.0

She is always very friendly. In this visit I felt rushed & out the door. I didn’t like her attitude. That’s a turn off as a patient. I’ve always gone to her and never felt this way.

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September 17, 2021

5.0

Thorough

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September 17, 2021

5.0

She’s an excellent doctor and compassionate person.

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September 16, 2021

5.0

She is efficient but takes patients’ concerns into account

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September 16, 2021

5.0

She is very thorough, knowledgeable, and a great doctor. Because of her I feel 100% safe and secure when it comes to my eyesight.

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September 12, 2021

5.0

Competent with a pleasant personality. Answered all questions

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September 12, 2021

5.0

Personable, professional, good at explaining things

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September 09, 2021

4.0

She is very good

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September 08, 2021

4.0

She is a good doctor, she is not a good listener. She also will say one thing and do the opposite.

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September 07, 2021

5.0

Patiently and thoroughly explained my diagnosis and treatment

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September 05, 2021

5.0

Dr. Baqai is very professional, very patient and very thorough in explaining everything that she will be doing. She made me fill very comfortable and took away any fears that I had. She also have a great team that works with her.

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September 04, 2021

5.0

have experienced good care with her

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September 02, 2021

5.0

She is a great doctor and very caring.

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September 01, 2021

5.0

Very skilled and knowledgeable

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September 01, 2021

5.0

first visit - highly recommended - waiting to hear back to respond to pertainent question

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August 31, 2021

5.0

I feel like she takes her time to explain things

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August 30, 2021

5.0

Professional, knowledgeable, takes time with you and explains everything in terms that I could understand. Very caring

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August 30, 2021

5.0

Took her time answering all my questions. Didn’t make feel rushed. My vision and eye care makes me very nervous but Doctor made me feel at ease. Looking forward to returning for next steps.

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August 30, 2021

5.0

Dr. Baqai made me fill very comfortable and took away my fears. She is a great Doctor. I would recommend her to anyone.

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August 30, 2021

5.0

Concise, professional

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August 30, 2021

5.0

She has cared for me for over 4 years! Dr Baqai removed the cataracts in both my eyes and was excellent in follow up! Since Dr Rosenberg has retired my husband will also become a patient of hers!

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August 29, 2021

5.0

The best

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August 27, 2021

5.0

I have no reason to believe that any other surgeon could've done it any better, I am perfectly satisfied with dr. Jeanine Baqai, MD

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August 25, 2021

5.0

Caring, compassionate and professional.

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August 19, 2021

5.0

She takes time to really listen to all my concerns and provides excellent care.

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August 19, 2021

5.0

Dr Baqai is knowledgeable and very caring.

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August 18, 2021

5.0

Genuinely cares for her patients

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August 18, 2021

5.0

She answered all my questions.

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August 18, 2021

5.0

She was very nice and answered all my questions.

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August 18, 2021

5.0

Professional

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August 16, 2021

5.0

She is thoughtful, attentive and knowledgeable. Very comfortable to be around as a patient

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August 13, 2021

5.0

Dr. Baqai is knowledgeable and answers all my questions.

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August 10, 2021

5.0

Thorough, knowledgeable, experienced and clear.

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August 09, 2021

5.0

Found her to be very nice and easy to talk to

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August 09, 2021

5.0

Professional, caring, gives you time to ask all your questions and explains all procedures well and so that I understood and what to expect.

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August 08, 2021

5.0

Excellent surgeon and attentive to patient needs and concerns

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Disclosures

Jeanine Baqai, MD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

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