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Kathryn Winkler, MD

Philosophy of Care

I believe in creating a trusting, warm environment and strive to focus care around your needs and goals. This way we can work together to achieve the healthiest and most beautiful you.


Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.7
Based on 200 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Ophthalmology
    • Plastic Surgery


    BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

    • Board Certified


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts adults


    LANGUAGES

    • English


    MEDICAL INTERESTS
    As an oculoplastic specialist, I treat a variety of diseases affecting the eyelids, lacrimal (or tear drain) system, orbit (tissue and bone around the eye) disease, thyroid eye disease, lesions and cancers of the eyelids and orbit, reconstruction of the eyelids and orbit, and aesthetic surgery around the eyes and forehead. My practice provides comprehensive ophthalmic, facial plastic and reconstructive surgery options.


    PERSONAL INTERESTS
    I enjoy theater, running and travel.


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School University of Illinois College of Medicine
    Graduation Date 05/2012
    Degree MD
    Honors With Honors

    INTERNSHIPS
    School MacNeal Hospital

    RESIDENCY
    School Kresge Eye Institute at Wayne State University
    Title

    FELLOWSHIPS
    School Consultants in Ophthalmic and Facial Plastic Surgery
    Specialty Ophthalmology

  • Memberships

    • American Academy of Ophthalmology
    • American Society of Ophthalmic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    4.7
    Based on 200 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.

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    Ease of scheduling appointments

    4.4
    198 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.7
    198 ratings

    Friendliness/courtesy of Care Provider

    4.8
    197 ratings

    Care Provider spoke using clear language

    4.8
    196 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.7
    198 ratings

    Time Care Provider spent with patient

    4.7
    196 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.7
    197 ratings

    Patients' confidence in Care Provider

    4.8
    196 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.7
    192 ratings

    Wait time at clinic

    4.4
    193 ratings


    Comments (20)

    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
    Aug 20, 2019
    liked her very much  
    4.9
    Aug 20, 2019
    Dr. Winkler is a very nice caring doctor. She explains everything in a easy to understand manner. I would highly recommend her to anyone!!  
    5.0
    Aug 16, 2019
    There were no medications to discuss but Dr. Winkler was very good about addressing the concerns I had.  
    4.8
    Aug 13, 2019
    It was a very good experience for a surgical procedure.  
    5.0
    Aug 13, 2019
    Dr Winkler is fantastic, I can't praise her enough! she even called me at home after the procedure to ask if I had any issues or questions. I didn't have and problems or questions. she See more  
    5.0
    Aug 07, 2019
    Dr Winkler provided excellent and professional service in a caring way!  
    5.0
    Jul 19, 2019
    *Dr. Winkler is great.  
    4.9
    Jul 18, 2019
    concern for patients displayed well  
    5.0
    Jul 16, 2019
    Her explanation was very thorough.  
    5.0
    Jul 09, 2019
    Dr Winkler is a great Doctor! She listens to my questions, and truly cares about her patients! She is a huge asset to your Medical Group, and I hope she has a long career with See more  
    5.0
    Jul 02, 2019
    Dr. Winkler is excellent: personable and professional. I have worked with many doctors. I liked her and have complete confidence in her treatment of my ocular issues.  
    4.9
    Jun 11, 2019
    Dr. Winkler was both professional and caring. She listened to my concerns and addressed each question I had with honesty and a plan of action.  
    5.0
    May 10, 2019
    good  
    5.0
    Apr 04, 2019
    One great, skillful, caring surgeon with personality to match...  
    5.0
    Mar 06, 2019
    *Kathryn Winkler was really helpful with explaining my problem and the solution. Very good.  
    4.8
    Feb 27, 2019
    dr Winkler is excellent  
    4.8
    Jan 29, 2019
    Dr Winkler was excellent  
    4.9
    Jan 15, 2019
    Very good experience!  
    5.0
    Dec 12, 2018
    Provider was very thorough and provided information regarding options regarding treatment.  
    5.0
    Nov 29, 2018
    I knew dr. had special knowledge of my problem and felt special about it being helped or cured (I hope).  
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Health Topics Posts
By Kathryn Winkler, MD
As we age, it is not uncommon for one or both eyelids to begin to sag, a condition called ptosis. In some cases the sagging is minimal, while other times it may become severe enough to impact your vision. DMG Ophthalmic and Facial Plastic physician, Dr. Winkler, shares what you should know about ptosis and when to seek medical care.

Topics and Subtopics: Eye Care & General Health
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