Gary S. Lissner, MD

Gary S. Lissner, MD

4.9 
251 ratings  Read Reviews
Northwestern Medical Group

Primary Specialty

Ophthalmic Plastic, Orbital and Reconstructive Surgery

Secondary Specialty

  • Ophthalmology

Insurance Accepted

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Accepting New Patients

Practice Focus Areas

  • Botox and Filler Injections
  • Cosmetic Eyelid and Filler Surgery
  • Eyelid Tumors/Lesions
  • Nasolacrimal Surgery
  • Orbital Decompression
  • Orbital Fracture Repair
  • Orbital Tumors
  • Ptosis and Ptosis Surgery

Education

Medical Education:
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine - 1974
Residency:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 1978
Fellowships:
University of Toronto - 1979

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Associate Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

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

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall rating

4.9
4.9 
251 Ratings
  • Friendly & Courteous
    4.8
  • Will Recommend to Others
    4.9
  • Clear Explanations
    4.8
  • Shows Concern
    4.8
  • Includes You In Decisions
    4.9
  • Explains Medications
    4.9
  • Follow-Up Instructions
    4.8
  • Easy to Understand
    4.9
  • Time Spent With Patient
    4.9
  • Confidence in Doctor
    4.8

Reviews from Patients

38 Reviews
October 05, 2019

The doctor is one of the best. He is concerned about his patients and is meticulous in his work.

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September 30, 2019

Dr. Lissner was great to work with. He took all necessary time to explain procedures and my responsibility for caring at home post surgery.

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September 12, 2019

He was the best doctor I've ever worked with.

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August 31, 2019

Dr. Lissner is wonderful!! He is caring and thorough.

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August 05, 2019

really nice and felt I could ask anything and he was interested

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July 21, 2019

Dr Lisster was very present during our discussions. He took a lot of time both before and after my procedure to tell me exactly what was going to happen.

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July 12, 2019

Dr Lissner was fantastic.

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June 22, 2019

dr. Lissner is the best - always excellent exam

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June 18, 2019

very good experience

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June 16, 2019

Dr. Lissner took his time to explain procedure he plans to do and gives time to ask questions.

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June 09, 2019

I Received excellent care.

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May 13, 2019

*Dr. Lissner was awesome. Very professional & pleasant.

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May 09, 2019

clear, thorough & skilled

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April 23, 2019

*Dr. Lissner is informative and professional. I would definitely recommend him to others.

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March 16, 2019

I had only good experiences during this appointment.

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March 13, 2019

Dr. Lissner has my absolute confidence and is always on time and reassuring.

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December 26, 2018

dr. lissner took the time to explain everything to me and to assess my situation in full. I was more than impressed!

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December 20, 2018

Outstanding!

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December 07, 2018

Dr. Lissner is professional, competent and funny.

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December 02, 2018

Both Dr. Lissner and his assistant were professional, caring, and confident.

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November 22, 2018

Dr. Lissner is exceptionally thorough, and the matter in hand is obviously more important than the time it takes.

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November 20, 2018

Excellent experience w/both doctor & PA!!!

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November 10, 2018

Dr . Lissner was very respectful, informative and caring with me and my care. Very pleased!

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October 27, 2018

the best

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September 29, 2018

Drs Lissner was simply outstanding in every way including using humor at the right time.

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September 09, 2018

Dr. G. Lissner has been my ophthalmologist for a very long time. He has always and still is a very methodical, precise and caring doctor. I have great confidence in his knowledge and his diagnosis.

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September 08, 2018

We think Dr. Lissner is the best ophthalmologist ever. He is patient and listens to our concerns, and called us at home to make sure we had no concerns or questions.

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August 26, 2018

dr Lissner is an incredible doctor that I have enjoyed working with immensely. I feel included and apart of the decision making process of my eye care and I felt truly cared for as well.

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August 15, 2018

Dr. Lissner always takes time to make you feel at home and shows excellent concern for you as a patient.

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August 12, 2018

I am a returning patient of Dr. Lissner, I wouldn't see any one else!

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August 03, 2018

Dr. Lissner was very thorough and I am confident about his care for me.

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July 13, 2018

Dr. Lissner in Opthamology is remarkable

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May 31, 2018

I trust *Dr. Gary Lissner.

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