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Saba Alniemi, MD

Philosophy of Care

I strive to treat each patient with the same care and compassion that I would give to my own family members.


Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.7
Based on 253 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Ophthalmology


    BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

    • Ophthalmology


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts both children and adults


    LANGUAGES

    • English


    MEDICAL INTERESTS
    Comprehensive ophthalmology, pediatric ophthalmology, strabismus, cataract surgery including advanced technology, premium intraocular lenses, eyelid lesions


    PERSONAL INTERESTS
    Traveling, hiking, biking


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School Mayo Graduate School of Medicine
    Graduation Date 06/2012
    Degree MD
    Honors MD

    INTERNSHIPS
    School St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center

    RESIDENCY
    School Mayo Clinic
    Title Resident in Ophthalmology

    FELLOWSHIPS
    School Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago / Northwestern McGaw Medical Center
    Specialty Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

  • Memberships

    • American Academy of Ophthalmology
    • American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
    • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
    • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    4.7
    Based on 253 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

    4.5
    246 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.8
    249 ratings

    Friendliness/courtesy of Care Provider

    4.8
    250 ratings

    Care Provider spoke using clear language

    4.8
    251 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.8
    252 ratings

    Time Care Provider spent with patient

    4.7
    250 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.7
    249 ratings

    Patients' confidence in Care Provider

    4.7
    249 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.7
    249 ratings

    Wait time at clinic

    4.2
    246 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.


    4.9
    Jun 18, 2019
    No medication. I was given a follow-up appointment with another physician, but not told why, neither did I ask so I will not grade too harshly  
    5.0
    Jun 16, 2019
    I have already recommended her several times. She recommends surgery but has said she will be with my daughter for entire procedure and that gave more comfort than I could have imagined.  
    4.6
    May 31, 2019
    good experience.  
    4.6
    May 06, 2019
    She is kind and caring.  
    5.0
    May 06, 2019
    She is the best Doctor I have ever had.  
    4.9
    Apr 14, 2019
    I really like Dr. Alniemi and have full confidence in her going into surgery next month.  
    5.0
    Apr 09, 2019
    *Dr. Alniemi could not be any better, she & her staff seem that good.  
    4.9
    Mar 29, 2019
    I really like and trust her.  
    4.8
    Mar 15, 2019
    This doctor has been treating me for over a year about my eye disease. She is a favorite of mine as she always makes me feel better.  
    4.8
    Mar 06, 2019
    My experience with Dr. Alniemi was good. I will return to her when I need my cataracts removed.  
    5.0
    Feb 20, 2019
    I'm very happy with my decision on choosing this doctor  
    5.0
    Feb 12, 2019
    Shetreated me with care and took my issue seriously. I would 100% recommend her to friends and family; I felt respected and that she was very thorough.  
    5.0
    Jan 23, 2019
    The doctor is very kind and thoughtful. She has helped my eye sight to become much better.I recommend her to all my friends.  
    5.0
    Sep 25, 2018
    Since a year ago in September this Doctor has been phenomenal. she has been able to help me understand. I am pleased with the Doctor care.   
    5.0
    Sep 05, 2018
    My experience with Dr. Albieni was perfect.  
    5.0
    Aug 27, 2018
    Excellent care by provider  
    5.0
    Aug 21, 2018
    Always an excellent experience with MD. Very attentive and friendly, and will refer her to others. A pleasure to see her.  
    1.8
    Aug 14, 2018
    The Doctor did make me feel comfortable. The doctor told me the condition and until I asked her to explain it to me, then she did, even then I didn't feel comfortable with her knowledge See more  
    5.0
    Jul 25, 2018
    Dr. Alniemi was excellent! Her confidence and personality was very reassuring!She has an excellent bedside manner and a great addition to DMG!  
    5.0
    Jul 24, 2018
    I love Dr Alniemi she is the best and most knowledgeable eye doctor. Forget all other places DMG is the only eye center for me  
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