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Charles S. Ahn, MD

Philosophy of Care

To treat others as I would want to be treated.


Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.6
Based on 378 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Ophthalmology
    • Years in Practice: 22


    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
    4.6
    Based on 378 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
    372 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.7
    372 ratings

    Friendliness/courtesy of Care Provider

    4.7
    377 ratings

    Care Provider spoke using clear language

    4.7
    374 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.7
    374 ratings

    Time Care Provider spent with patient

    4.6
    375 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.7
    370 ratings

    Patients' confidence in Care Provider

    4.8
    372 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.7
    371 ratings

    Wait time at clinic

    4.0
    366 ratings


    Comments (27)

    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
    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.   
    4.6
    May 21, 2019
    Dr. Ahn is terrific!!!  
    4.6
    May 11, 2019
    I was given the exact explanation of the situation in my eye why it was like thatand how to fix it.  
    4.9
    May 06, 2019
    the entire staff were polite and helpful  
    4.9
    May 01, 2019
    Dr Ahn is the best specialist of the eye. I have recommended him to many friends and neighbors.  
    5.0
    Apr 19, 2019
    Already did recommend.  
    5.0
    Apr 14, 2019
    dr Ahn is the best  
    4.6
    Mar 24, 2019
    An excellent physician. My optometrist recommended that I see him about my cataracts.  
    4.8
    Mar 24, 2019
    Dr. Ahn was the BEST!!!  
    4.4
    Mar 20, 2019
    my questions were routine & Dr Ahn made sure his nurse was available to answer my questions   
    4.9
    Mar 14, 2019
    I will continue seeing *Dr. Ahn for all my eye care.  
    N/A
    Mar 05, 2019
    Overall good. Doctors are very good.   
    1.3
    Feb 25, 2019
    He barely spoke to me and had his back to me the majority of the time.  
    5.0
    Feb 19, 2019
    I cannot express how very, very happy I was with the time spent with Dr. Ahn. Even though I have an issue that will require monitoring, he discovered it, diagnosed it, and will monitor it See more  
    5.0
    Feb 13, 2019
    I feel extremely confident being in the care of this provider  
    4.7
    Jan 28, 2019
    *Dr. Ahn is a caring & knowledgeable physician.  
    5.0
    Jan 23, 2019
    My care provider is the best! My confidence in this provider is great!  
    4.6
    Sep 30, 2018
    good  
    4.9
    Sep 28, 2018
    *Dr. Ahn is a very kind, considerate & compassionate doctor. His explanations are very clear.  
    5.0
    Sep 15, 2018
    Dr. Ahn was very knowledgeable and helped me understand my eye health using understandable language. He was great!  
    4.4
    Aug 26, 2018
    Provider was pleasant, kind, willing to answer questions, but gave impression of being very busy and anxious to get to whatever his next task was.  
    5.0
    Aug 21, 2018
    will recommend to friends  
    4.9
    Aug 19, 2018
    Very courteous, calm & careful.  
    0.5
    Aug 19, 2018
    Dr. never mentioned prescription names to me in office. Hardly talked with me at all.  
    5.0
    Jul 28, 2018
    all good  
    5.0
    Jul 21, 2018
    I've had a positive experience with Dr. Ahn over the past 6 years in managing my eye problems.  
    5.0
    Jul 10, 2018
    Dr. Ahn is a very excellent physician who truly care for his patients. His motto for his care is based on the Golden Rul.  
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