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Charles S. Ahn, MD

Philosophy of Care

To treat others as I would want to be treated.


Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.7
Based on 267 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Ophthalmology
    • Years in Practice: 23


    BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

    • Ophthalmology


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts both children and adults


    LANGUAGES

    • English
    • Korean


    MEDICAL INTERESTS
    Cataract surgery including complex cataract surgery, intraocular lens complications, premium lenses and laser-assisted cataract surgery. Cornea transplant surgery including DMEK, DSAEK, DALK and PKP. Refractive surgery including LASIK, PRK and ICL surgery.


    PERSONAL INTERESTS
    Family, reading, photography, mission trips and sports including hockey, tennis and soccer.


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School University of Michigan Medical School
    Graduation Date 05/1993
    Degree M.D.

    INTERNSHIPS
    School St. Joseph Mercy Hospital

    RESIDENCY
    School University of Illinois at Chicago
    Title Resident in Ophthalmology

    FELLOWSHIPS
    School University of Utah John Moran Eye Center
    Specialty Cornea, External Disease, and Refractive Surgery

  • Procedures

    Ophthalmology
    • Cataract Surgery
    • Cornea Transplant Surgery
    • DALK
    • DMEK
    • DSAEK
    • ICL Surgery
  • Memberships

    • American Academy of Ophthalmology
    • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
    • Illinois Association of Ophthalmology
    • International Society of Refractive Surgery
  • Awards and Accolades

    Name Resident Research Fellowship, University of Illinois
    Date 01/2000

  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    4.7
    Based on 267 reviews

    Rating Categories

    The Patient Satisfaction Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.


    Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

    Press Ganey Certified Data Integrity

    Ease of scheduling appointments

    4.5
    260 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.7
    265 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.7
    267 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.7
    262 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.7
    264 ratings


    Comments (17)

    Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.


    5.0
    Nov 19, 2019
    all staff are super nice and the doctor terrific.  
    5.0
    Sep 15, 2019
    Dr. Ahn is very easy to understand. He explains everything in detail. He is very caring.  
    5.0
    Sep 15, 2019
    Dr. Ahn was very thorough in explaining the types of cataract lenses and procedures related to cataract surgery. I felt confident in his expertise and will choose him to perform my cataract surgery.  
    5.0
    Sep 11, 2019
    good  
    5.0
    Sep 06, 2019
    Dr. Ahn is a superior Physician.  
    5.0
    Aug 29, 2019
    Overall, there were no negatives in my appointments. I actually looked forward to going.  
    5.0
    Aug 28, 2019
    Dr Ahn is very competent.  
    5.0
    Aug 20, 2019
    information from the care provider was very well explained.  
    5.0
    Aug 13, 2019
    Dr. ahn is incredible and I cannot be more satisfied even with my potentially blinding eye condition!  
    5.0
    Jul 24, 2019
    Dr Ahn and his staff has always been one of the very best I have experienced at DMG in the many years i have been here  
    5.0
    Jul 16, 2019
    At that visit I had no bad experiences.  
    5.0
    Jul 14, 2019
    Very good.  
    5.0
    Jul 12, 2019
    I really trust Dr. Ahn and v feel very confident with his decisions and plans for treatments.  
    5.0
    Jun 12, 2019
    Dr. Ahn madame feel confident that I'm taking the right course of action with the right doctor.  
    3.5
    Jun 06, 2019
    The only issue I would caution while recommending is the wait time.   
    5.0
    May 30, 2019
    I came all the way southern Illinois, to be cared for by Dr. Ahn. I had tried care elsewhere but did not have the feeling of trust that I have with Dr. Ahn.   
    4.8
    May 21, 2019
    Dr. Ahn is terrific!!!  
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