Robert S. Feder, MD

Robert S. Feder, MD

4.8 
565 ratings  Read Reviews
Northwestern Medical Group

Primary Specialty

Cornea and External Disease

Secondary Specialty

  • Refractive Surgery

Insurance Accepted

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Accepting New Patients

Practice Focus Areas

  • Corneal Transplant Penetrating and Lamellar (DSAEK/DMEK, DLEK)
  • Corneal Ulcers/Infections
  • Keratoconus
  • LASIK and PRK Surgery
  • Ocular Stem Cell Deficiency
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Cataract Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery

Education

Medical Education:
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine - 1978
Internship:
University of California (San Francisco) - 1979
Residency:
Washington University/B-JH/SLCH Consortium - 1982
Fellowships:
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics - 1983

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology (Certified)

Faculty Profile

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

4.8
4.8 
565 Ratings
  • Friendly & Courteous
    4.8
  • Will Recommend to Others
    4.7
  • Clear Explanations
    4.8
  • Shows Concern
    4.7
  • Includes You In Decisions
    4.8
  • Explains Medications
    4.8
  • Follow-Up Instructions
    4.8
  • Easy to Understand
    4.8
  • Time Spent With Patient
    4.6
  • Confidence in Doctor
    4.8

Reviews from Patients

86 Reviews
November 02, 2019

great experience. first time in the new location. very efficient.

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November 02, 2019

Dr. Feder has always provided top quality medical care, with a very kind heart. He's splendid.

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October 26, 2019

Dr. Feder could not be better.

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October 22, 2019

Dr Feder and staff were good in assessing eyes and trying to verify the floater i had in my right eye. All staff were attentive.

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October 08, 2019

very good

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September 26, 2019

Good

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September 23, 2019

Dr Feder is an excellent doc; very caring, thoughtful, not to mention his knowledge and love of his work. He listens and responds and is enthusiastic about patient care and wellbeing.

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September 12, 2019

Dr. Golden is extremely professional, knowledgeable and courteous. He's an outstanding internist and I wish more physicians were like him.

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August 08, 2019

*Dr. Feder is the trustworthy & superb surgeon. He is the best.

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August 05, 2019

i feel fortunate to be in dr. feder's care/practice and at northwestern memorial hospital.

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August 04, 2019

Good experience

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July 18, 2019

Dr. Feder has done a great job following up on my case. I have confidence in his care, especially since my case has been complicated and unique.

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July 04, 2019

Dr Feder is an exceptionally talented and caring doctor. I am pleased to have him as my doctor.

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July 04, 2019

This was my first visit w/ Dr. Feder - for a second opinion. Unfortunately he did not introduce himself nor any of the staff with him to me. Perhaps because he was running late, but still. And even though late, he did spend as much time as needed to address my concerns regarding my less that successful two cataract surgeries.

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June 06, 2019

I enjoyed my visit here with Dr. Feder. I have complete confidence in his care.

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June 05, 2019

Dr Feder was terrific as was everyone I dealt with that day

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May 13, 2019

I have very high regards for Dr. Robert Feder. Very fortunate and blessed.

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May 06, 2019

Feder is an excellent doctor

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April 22, 2019

Dr. Feder is super.

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April 18, 2019

Excellent communication, concern, and care from Dr. Feder.

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April 04, 2019

good

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March 25, 2019

Ver confident in Dr. Feder.

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March 14, 2019

very fine doctor

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March 10, 2019

I have great doctors at Northwestern and Dr. Feder is one of them!

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March 04, 2019

I'm satisfied

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March 01, 2019

good. I have been a patient of Dr. Feder for about 20 years

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February 16, 2019

I would recommend Dr. Feder to anyone.

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February 16, 2019

Dr Feder is superb

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February 15, 2019

Very impressed with Dr. Feder. Feel very comfortable with him.

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February 10, 2019

Dr. Feder is an excellent practitioner. He takes his time with explanations and questions and I have great confidence in his advice and care. highly recommend him to others.

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February 09, 2019

Dr. Feder is superb in all ways.

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February 08, 2019

Have had Dr. Robert Feder for so many years, recommend him to everyone that needs an opthamologist..he is so fantastic and caring.

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January 23, 2019

I truly trust Dr. Federer and his opinion with my care, especially something as important to me as my eyes.

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January 22, 2019

*Dr. Feder is the best eye doctor I have ever been. My cataract surgery was a complete success and the follow-up care has been excellent.

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January 19, 2019

I'VE GONE TO DR. FEDER FOR YEARS, AND HE'S THE BEST! SO PROFESSIONAL, THOROUGH, PATIENT, AND GOOD HUMORED. HE MAKES ME FEEL LIKE I'M HIS ONLY PATIENT!

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January 18, 2019

Dr. Feder is an excellent doctor who spends as much time as needed and explains everything very carefully so that it is understood.

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January 17, 2019

doctor in rush. didn't really explain much.

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January 16, 2019

Dr. Robert S. Feder is a very good doctor.

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January 12, 2019

Dr. Feder is very thoughtful and conscientious.

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December 29, 2018

Great patient care

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December 22, 2018

Dr Feder is a fabulous caring doctor who really knows his area of practice. He is the best.

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December 13, 2018

Dr. Feder is first rate! He has been very helpful over the years.

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November 30, 2018

I love Dr. Feder and his staff..

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November 23, 2018

encounters have always been positive

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November 20, 2018

Caregiver listened very attentively to my long explanation of the development of my condition.

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November 12, 2018

Dr. Feder has been my Dr. for approx. 25 years. He is number one so far as i am concerned.

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November 08, 2018

THE BEST !!!

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October 30, 2018

Dr. Feder is GREAT !!!!!!!!

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October 20, 2018

Excellent

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October 19, 2018

All the Northwestern staff from registration, eye exam, and seeing Dr Feder went extremely well. Dr Feder listened and made his recommendation. He explained the situation with my cataracts to my satisfaction. I had seen a doctor where I live in DuPage county and felt I was in better hands with Dr Feder.

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October 18, 2018

Dr. Feder is amazing. He is the reason I keep coming back.

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October 12, 2018

absolutely top notch as always

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September 26, 2018

Dr Feder is a op quality physician

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September 24, 2018

I have recommended Dr Feder to others.

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September 22, 2018

Doctor Feder was wonderful

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September 03, 2018

No bad experience, only good.

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August 18, 2018

DR. FEDER HAS ALWAYS DONE HIS ABSOLUTE BEST TO ENABLE ME TO HAVE THE BEST VISION POSSIBLE FROM THE BEGINNING TO THE PRESENT: PREPARING MY EYES FOR CATARACT SURGERY, PERFORMING THE CATARACT SURGERY, TREATING ME AFTERWARD WITH GREAT CAREFUL, REGULAR FOLOW-UP, PERFORMING LASER TREATMENTS TO IMPROVE VISION WHEN COMPLICATIONS WERE IDENTIFIED, & MORE FOLLOW-UP. i PRESENTLY HAVE THE BEST VISION THAT i HAVE EVER HAD IN MY LIFE AND i OWE IT ALL TO HIM. HE IS THE BEST & HE TRULY CARES ABOUT HIS PATIENTS!!!!!!

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August 16, 2018

Dr Feder is not only a skilled physician, he also cares deeply about his patients welfare.

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August 03, 2018

This is a skilled group with excellent information and Dr. Feder and his assist are good communicators.

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August 02, 2018

Dr. Feder is the best of the best, and I have recommended him to a number of people already. I understand that he is very busy, and often runs late -- but once he gets to me, he is calm & patient, and always makes sure my questions are answered.

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July 28, 2018

always a good experience with this provider

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July 28, 2018

Dr Feder is EXCELLENT!!!

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July 28, 2018

good experience

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July 23, 2018

Dr Feder has been my opthalmologist for years. He always takes as much time as I need. He sensed my anxiety about eye surgery and spent extra time and explained everything with reassurance

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July 21, 2018

all good

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July 16, 2018

very comfortable with Dr. Feder

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July 12, 2018

Dr. Feder was very thorough and cordial.

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June 07, 2018

Always positive

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May 29, 2018

Dr. Feder a very good he explains to you what he thinks is best for you. He take his time & for us on what he is doing. He is very patient & knowledgeable he makes sure you knows & understand we he is doing.

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