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Dr. Robert Barnes

Meet Dr. Robert J. Barnes

Robert Barnes, MD is a board-certified ophthalmologist working out of our facility in Glen Ellyn, IL. Throughout his career, he has been the recipient of numerous awards and the source of countless publications. His vast experience makes him an invaluable part of the Kirk Eye Center family. Our patients appreciate his extensive knowledge, compassionate care, and complete dedication to his craft.

Education and Training

Upon graduating with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Notre Dame in 1978, Dr. Barnes was accepted into the medical program at Rush Medical College in Chicago, IL. From there, he decided to pursue an internship at Northwestern Memorial University, an ophthalmology residency at Loyola University Medical Center, and — finally — a glaucoma fellowship at the University of Illinois Eye & Ear Infirmary. In addition, he is certified by both the National Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Ophthalmology.

Professional Memberships

Dr. Barnes is a member of several occupational societies, including:

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Glaucoma Society
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • Chicago Glaucoma Society
  • Chicago Medical Society
  • Chicago Ophthalmology Society
  • Glaucoma Research Foundation, Associate Counsilor
  • Illinois State Medical Society
  • Kane County Medical Society
  • Pan American Ophthalmic Society
  • Research to Prevent Blindness

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