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Burton Kushner, MD


Burton J. Kushner, MD, is an internationally recognized pediatric ophthalmologist with a special interest in eye muscle disorders, including "lazy eye." As director of the Pediatric Eye and Adult Strabismus Clinic, Dr. Kushner places excellent patient care at the top of his priorities, with particular emphasis on helping patients deepen their understanding of their eye conditions. He has authored more than 175 papers, 35 textbook chapters, and has edited three textbooks. Dr Kushner has been invited to lecture around the globe and regularly sees patients in consultation from across the nation and from other countries.

Languages spoken
  • English

Education & credentials

Board certifications
  • Ophthalmology
Medical School
  • Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL
  • University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, Madison, WI


Additional conditions and treatments
  • Amblyopia
  • Visual Evoked Potential Testing