Debra A. Goldstein, MD

Debra A. Goldstein, MD

4.9 
689 ratings  Read Reviews
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Primary Specialty

Ocular Inflammation and Uveitis

Secondary Specialty

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, McGill University Faculty of Medicine - 1988
Residency:
McGill University - 1993
Fellowships:
McGill University - 1994
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago - 1995

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology - Ophthalmology (Certified)

Faculty Profile

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

4.9
4.9 

689 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 30, 2022

5.0

Great Ophthalmologist. Has helped me with my eyes a lot!

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March 30, 2022

5.0

She is the best in her field.

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March 29, 2022

5.0

Dr. Goldstein and her fellow resident were very knowledgeable, attentive, and patient. They answered all my questions and were straightforward.

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March 28, 2022

5.0

Very professional...informative... extremely thorough.. empathetic and compassionate of her patients concerns

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March 28, 2022

5.0

Dr. Goldstein is able to see my problem and prescribe the best possible treatment. Tim and again she has solved a potential disastrous eye situation while keeping me calm and positive.

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March 23, 2022

5.0

She is simply amazing. She always has a positive attitude, always encouraging and incredibly good at trust building. Very detailed in her explanation of the care plan.

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March 23, 2022

5.0

Again they are the best team and their staff as well

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March 19, 2022

5.0

Very caring and through

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March 17, 2022

5.0

Kind and compassionate and outs the needs of the patient first.

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March 17, 2022

5.0

Thorough

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March 16, 2022

5.0

She saved my vision. She’s also teaching medical students how to be human again - she’s teaching compassion.

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March 16, 2022

5.0

Best doctor ever!

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March 03, 2022

5.0

Love her , first time being there with my daughter and dr ver ly caring person

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March 02, 2022

5.0

She is one of the most respected uveitis specialists in the world.

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February 24, 2022

5.0

I have been her patient since 2008 at University of Illinois and followed her to Northwestern eye care.

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February 24, 2022

5.0

Dr Debra and Dr Randerson and their staff are so good to me and all their patients. I trust them with my life!! Thank you

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February 23, 2022

5.0

Best in her profession

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February 23, 2022

5.0

Simply the best

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February 17, 2022

5.0

Easily going, nice moral and attention to care is amazing

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February 17, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable. Great doctor.

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February 16, 2022

5.0

Very personable and explains everything in detail that can be understood.

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February 15, 2022

5.0

Dr Goldstein’s exceptional expertise is matched by her compassion and humor. It’s always a pleasure to spend time with her.

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February 15, 2022

5.0

I have had no reoccurrence of major eye pain for over a year now. Previous to that, I had several episodes.

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February 15, 2022

5.0

She’s amazing!

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February 15, 2022

5.0

Dr. Goldstein’s professionalism and compassion

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February 14, 2022

5.0

She's Awesome!

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February 12, 2022

0.0

She is smart articulate and pleasant but so are many physicians.

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February 10, 2022

5.0

She provides great care she is patient and she always goes over and beyond to provide extremely exceptional care along with all of her team

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February 10, 2022

5.0

My trust in Dr. D. Goldstein has proven to be trustworthy due to the consistency of her and her team to demonstrate sincere concern, regard for my having an understanding, and interest in my life.

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February 07, 2022

5.0

Very attentive and knowledgeable. Eased my anxiety right away.

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February 01, 2022

5.0

I really love the way she work n very sweet

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January 26, 2022

5.0

Dr. Goldstein is the best doctor in town.

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January 26, 2022

5.0

Because Dr. Goldstein is the BEST there is and always will be. Today it was like seeing and old friend.

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January 24, 2022

5.0

Love Dr Goldstein, she has always been amazing with her care for my son.

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January 20, 2022

5.0

Exudes a confidence in what she does and her knowledge base that immediately made me trust her and her professional medical opinion

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January 20, 2022

5.0

She listens to her patients and genuinely wants to help them besides being extremely knowledgeable

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January 18, 2022

5.0

She is the leading uveitis specialist in this area and her bedside manner is top notch. She has taken excellent care of my sons vision as well as explaining everything to a 12 yr old and his overly concerned mom

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January 17, 2022

5.0

She is such a great doctor and very personable. Puts me at ease and whenever I come to see her.

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January 12, 2022

5.0

Smart and funny, explains the reasoning behind the decisions she makes for my care

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January 12, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable and professional.

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January 11, 2022

5.0

She is kind and friendly and honest, she doesn't waste time or words and cares about me as a person.

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January 08, 2022

5.0

Best expert in the field of uveitis

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January 06, 2022

5.0

Smart and professional! I feel like I’m in good hands!

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January 05, 2022

5.0

She has gotten my condition stabilized when no one else could.

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December 23, 2021

5.0

Caring, kind, nature. Knowledge of her field of expertise.

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December 22, 2021

5.0

She has been attending to optical needs for years, she explains with clarity and she includes me and my opinion about how to move forward.

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December 20, 2021

5.0

Excellent in every respect

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December 16, 2021

5.0

She’s amazing

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December 13, 2021

5.0

Dr. G really cares about her patients. She insists on spending as much time with each of us as possible. She is really the best that you have. She listens to her patients as well as the science/scans/reports. She is the best you have

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December 13, 2021

5.0

Dr Goldstein is a treasure—knowledgeable and personable toward her patients as well as her fellows.

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December 11, 2021

5.0

Caring, compassionate and knowledgeable caregiver.

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December 10, 2021

5.0

Dr. Goldstein is an expert! Thank GOD for Dr. Goldstein. She was able to treat my condition . I almost lost my eyesight.

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December 09, 2021

5.0

She's clearly an expert in her field and on top of that, she is simply wonderful. Easy to talk to, takes her time, and absolutely caring. I feel completely at ease and happy being in her care.

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December 08, 2021

5.0

She has a great sense of humor. Cares about all aspects of your health. I trust her.

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December 07, 2021

5.0

She is highly specialized in my particular disease. She is very approachable, professional, and compassionate

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December 05, 2021

5.0

I trust her

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December 03, 2021

5.0

Great treatment. I feel like I’m in good hands.

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December 02, 2021

5.0

Excellent caring evidence based patient centered care.

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December 02, 2021

5.0

Very professional, courteous, & helpful. Answered all of my questions

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December 01, 2021

5.0

Simply the best physician in her field. I live in Wyoming and fly to Chicago to see her 5-6 times per year.

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November 30, 2021

5.0

Dr Goldstein is the absolute best!

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November 30, 2021

5.0

Competent, knowledgeable, caring and kind, but yet firm and direct!

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November 25, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable and concerned doctor

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November 17, 2021

5.0

Excellent

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November 17, 2021

5.0

She is an amazing and caring doctor

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November 15, 2021

5.0

She’s a wonderful Doctor who has helped me when no one else could. The only thing I would change is the appointments are always 3 hours , the wait is incredibly long but it’s not her fault and she’s worth it! She’s an amazing doctor

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November 13, 2021

5.0

Best in the biz

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November 10, 2021

5.0

Best Doctor in the world! She is the only Doctor who even had a clue how to deal with my very rare condition, I been seeing her for almost 20 years now and have Recommended her countless times

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November 07, 2021

5.0

Dr. Goldstein is very responsive to new symptoms and concerns. Although she is very busy, she finds the time to evaluate and reassure.

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November 06, 2021

5.0

Love Dr Goldstein! She is a great doctor with a wealth of knowledge. She’s helping me save my eyesight. Highly recommend

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November 06, 2021

5.0

Dr Goldstein is extremely professional as well as humane and caring. She also has a lovely sense of humor.

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November 04, 2021

5.0

I liked her to care me

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November 02, 2021

5.0

I am extremely pleased with the service Dr Goldstein provides for me.

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November 02, 2021

5.0

Foremost expert in uveitis

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November 01, 2021

5.0

It appears the her knowledge of Uveitis is quite extensive and her commitment & passion to help her patients is very obvious to me

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October 30, 2021

5.0

She's awesome!

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October 30, 2021

5.0

Very thorough and very personable.

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October 27, 2021

5.0

She is the best!!!

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October 20, 2021

5.0

Dr. Goldstein is an outstanding Doctor and she has been beneficial to my eye care when I first got Uveitis.

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October 18, 2021

4.0

I gave this score because she’s excellent with her care.

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October 18, 2021

5.0

sin dude los recomiendo el mejor Equipo. , ahora solo nesecito mi MRI. De mi cerebro ellos me haran mi cita

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October 12, 2021

5.0

Always listens. Encourages. I’ve gotten better under her care.

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October 06, 2021

5.0

Her manner and excellent work as a doctor.

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October 03, 2021

5.0

She has proven to be an exceptional doctor in every way. I have been a patient for over 30 years.

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October 03, 2021

5.0

She is a wonderful caring doctor.

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September 30, 2021

5.0

Dr Goldstein is fantastic. She inspires confidence, and I”m always less worried about my eye disease after my appointments with her. I fly to see her and it’s very worth it to me.

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September 30, 2021

4.0

Knowledgeable, personable and will take the time to explain anything

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September 29, 2021

5.0

Professional, caring, and knowledgeable.

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September 29, 2021

5.0

Knowledge, professional, courteous, Optimistic, engaging and approachable

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September 29, 2021

5.0

Dr. Goldstein is very knowledgeable in her field and is straightforward. She narrowed down the many diagnoses I had been given and throughly explained how she determined what conditions I actually have.

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September 28, 2021

5.0

Best doctor I know

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September 27, 2021

5.0

She is very thoughtful & gives great explanations

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September 21, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable and considerate doctor

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September 20, 2021

5.0

She is an expert in her field who is also very warm and caring.

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September 19, 2021

5.0

She is honest and has a great sense of humor. Dr. Goldstein also care about you as a whole not just your eyes.

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September 19, 2021

5.0

Dr.Goldstein’s experience, knowledge, and diagnostic accuracy have benefited me. I trust no one else with my eyes. She is the best!!!

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September 18, 2021

5.0

Finding Dr Goldstein was like finding a very rare gem. Dr Goldstein is compassionate, caring and straightforward. I trust her completely. I consider myself blessed.

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September 18, 2021

5.0

Dr Goldstein is the best doc I ever had.

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August 24, 2021

5.0

She is amazing. She spends the time necessary to put a patient at ease and makes sure you understand your treatment plan.

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August 23, 2021

5.0

I absolutely love Dr. Goldstein and her team.

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