Robert Albrecht, MD, an Ophthalmologist with Northwest Eye Center

Get to know Ophthalmologist Dr. Robert Albrecht, who serves patients in Barrington, Illinois.

Dr. Albrecht is a board-certified ophthalmologist treating patients at Northwest Eye Center for over 27 years. He is passionate about taking care of his patients’ complex eye problems and treating them as a whole person. He is thrilled that many of his younger patients have grown up to become physicians.

The board-certified eye physicians at Northwest Eye Center are always prepared to answer any questions that patients might have about eye care. They are dedicated to caring for patients and their families, and hope to become a practice on which they can always rely. They provide specialized eye care services to their patients, including medical and surgical treatment of eye disorders.

After receiving his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Albrecht completed his residency in ophthalmology at Northwestern University Hospital. Finally, he completed his fellowship in anterior segment cataract surgery at the Sheets Eye Clinic.

Subsequent to his education, the doctor attained board certification in ophthalmology through the American Board of Ophthalmology, an independent, non-profit organization responsible for certifying ophthalmologists in the United States of America.

Professionally, he was a past Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Good Shepherd Hospital, has served on numerous hospital committees throughout his tenure, and is currently on staff at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital, and St. Alexius Medical Center Hoffman Estates.

Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine and surgery, which deals with the diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders. Ophthalmologists are experts in the diseases, functions, and anatomy of the eye. Ophthalmologists are also surgeons. They repair traumatic injuries to the eye and may perform cataract, glaucoma, and corneal surgery.

Among his most notable achievements, Dr. Albrecht was recently named “Most Approachable Surgeon” by his peers and staff at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital’s Surgery Department.

On a more personal note, he has been married to his wife, Kimberly, for nearly 30 years and has three adult children. His hobbies include golfing, water sports, and boating.

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