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Mila J. Heersink, M.D., joined the Northwest Eye family in 2021 as a comprehensive ophthalmologist. Dr. Heersink offers routine and specialty eye care to patients out of our Golden Valley and Wayzata offices. Her patient-first approach to care includes helping her patients find treatment plans uniquely suited to them. Dr. Heersink combines her experience with the most advanced technologies to help produce positive results for her patients. Mila J. Heersink, M.D., joined the Northwest Eye family in 2021 offering routine and specialty eye care to patients out of our Golden Valley and Wayzata offices. Her patient-first approach to care includes helping her patients find treatment plans uniquely suited to them. Dr. Heersink combines her experience with the most advanced technologies to help produce positive results for her patients. Dr. Heersink received her undergraduate degree and her Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. After an internship at Harbor Hospital in Baltimore, she completed both her residency and cornea fellowship at the number one training program in the country for ophthalmology, Wills Eye Hospital. During those years of training, she was fortunate to learn from world-renowned leaders in the eye care field. Dr. Heersink is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, a member of the American Society of Refractive and Cataract Surgery, and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
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PATIENT'S PERSPECTIVE

Takes time to answer my questions
Provides follow-up as needed
Office cleanliness

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RATINGS AND REVIEWS

Dr. Heersink's Rating
4.5
Patient Perspective
3.0 Explains conditions and treatments
4.0 Takes time to answer my questions
4.0 Provides follow-up as needed
Office Rating
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8501 Golden Valley Rd Ste 100, Golden Valley, MN, 55427
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4.0 Office cleanliness
2.0 Courteous staff
3.0 Scheduling flexibility
8501 Golden Valley Rd Ste 100
Golden Valley, MN, 55427
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"Great experience. Explains problems clearly."
  • October 20, 2023
"I felt this provider was jumping to conclusions, not thorough; contradicted my prior assessment, from a very seasoned and very well respected and known for his expertise in the field. She made me feel as if she was incompetent and not very knowledgeable. I was uncomfortable being there, and I really felt as if it was better for me to leave the chair And I also felt as if it was unfair to bill my insurance for the visit. It seemed everything she said contradicted everything my prior experienced doctor had recommended and advised me. I also felt she was documenting things in my medical record that were in accurate and inappropriate that will just confuse and mislead other professionals, if they see these records in the future. I would not recommend others to go see this provider I would recommend them to do the research and find other providers who have much more experience. She also had a communication style that was less than professional that was almost as if she was asking me for advice ...
rather than giving me advice. My eyes are severely damaged from prior Lasik surgery. I think this provider would be good with very simple eye procedures, not with complicated complex issues. When asked to get a copy of my records, she stated she would however, at the end of the visit she sent me to the front desk in the front desk clerk was not comfortable printing nervous she aware of how to even do it, so it’s not a common practice for the front desk clerk to print that report. When asked for a copy of my prescription for my vision exam I was also advised to not get a prescription for glasses which I’ve needed for years and my annual benefit for glasses expires in three weeks. In addition, I thought she was very short with her lab tech who is so incredibly kind to me, who prepared me prior to seeing the doctor. It would be really nice to see an office, where they treat each other kindly and show each other validation and respect, as well as humanity. I truly hope the person who first did all my lives has a beautiful weekend and understands she is worthy. She is valued and she is appreciated because I don’t know that she does feel bad at work every day the way that she was treated by her coworkers in front of me . "
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  • May 19, 2023

LOCATIONS

8501 Golden Valley Rd Ste 100
Golden Valley, MN, 55427
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicare Accepted
  • Medicaid Accepted
Mon8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri8:00 am - 4:30 pm
SatClosed
SunClosed
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicare Accepted
  • Medicaid Accepted

CONDITIONS TREATED

  • Amblyopia
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataracts
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Corneal Abrasions
  • Corneal Ectasia "
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Eye
  • Ectropion
  • Entropion
  • Fuchs Dystrophy"
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Ptosis
  • Retinal Tear / Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Eye Disease

PROCEDURES PERFORMED

  • Blepharoplasty
  • BOTOX
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Comprehensive Eye Care
  • Contacts and Eye Glasses
  • Cornea
  • Cosmetic and Oculoplastics
  • Dry Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • LASIK
  • Myopia management
  • Optical
  • Pediatric Eye Care

SPECIALTIES

  • Ophthalmologist

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Fellowship
Wills Eye Hospital
Graduated 2014
Residency
Wills Eye Hospital
Graduated 2013
Internship
Harbor Hospital
Graduated 2010
Medical School
University of Alabama School of Medicine
Graduated 2009

INSURANCE PLANS ACCEPTED  (23)

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  • Aetna Alina Medicare
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicaid
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employees Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • HealthPartners/Cigna
  • HealthPartners/Cigna - Medicaid
  • HealthPartners/Cigna - Medicare
  • Humana Medicare
  • Medica
  • Medica MediCaid
  • Medica Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Medicare Railroad
  • Preferred One/Aetna
  • Ucare
  • Ucare Medicaid
  • Ucare Medicare
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Medicare
  • United Healthcare Mediciad

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