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our team

The doctors at Glen Ellyn Ophthalmology have provided specialized eye care for Glen Ellyn and its surrounding communities for over 30 years. Our MDs specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of vision disorders and eye diseases, and provide comprehensive medical and surgical care.

meet our doctors

Robert J. Barnes, MD

Robert J. Barnes, M.D., specializing in treatment of patients with various forms of glaucoma, glaucoma lasers and glaucoma surgery, cataracts, laser cataract surgery and general eye care.  Dr. Barnes started Glenn Ellyn Ophthalmology in 1986. 

Dr. Barnes received his medical degree from Rush Medical College and completed his internship in internal medicine at Northwestern University Medical Center.  He then completed his Ophthalmology residency at Loyola’s School of Medicine.  He has also completed a fellowship in glaucoma at the University of Illinois Eye/Ear Infirmary.  Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, he is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Glaucoma Society and the Chicago Glaucoma Society. 

Dr. Barnes has been a clinical associate professor of glaucoma surgery and ophthalmology at Loyola University Medical Center for 30 years.  Dr. Barnes has supervised the glaucoma service and has lectured extensively on glaucoma. 

Dr. Barnes is also affiliated with and is co-owner of the Aurora Eye Clinic, a multispecialty eye clinic in Aurora, Illinois.

Kimberly J. Estes, MD

Dr. Kimberly Estes is a Graduate from Creighton University School of Medicine. She performed her Transitional Internship at MacNeal Hospital then completed her Ophthalmology Residency at Loyola University Medical Center and Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital. Dr. Estes is a Comprehensive Ophthalmologist and Cataract Surgeon. She holds professional memberships with the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

Dr. Estes grew up in Lake Zurich, IL where she attended Lake Zurich High School. She then received her Bachelors in Biochemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Estes now lives in Chicago, IL with her husband and son. Dr. Estes is commonly found enjoying Chicago’s amazing restaurants, travelling, and spending quality time at the park with her infant.

Tyler Q. Kirk, MD

Dr. Kirk is a third-generation ophthalmologist who specializes in minimally invasive glaucoma surgery, complex cataract surgery, and laser-assisted cataract surgery with advanced technology lenses.

Dr. Kirk received his medical degree from the University of Virginia. He then completed his internship and ophthalmology residency at the University of Mississippi. Dr. Kirk completed fellowship training in glaucoma and complex cataract surgery at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, Dr. Kirk is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, American Glaucoma Society, Chicago Ophthalmological Society, and Chicago Glaucoma Society.

Sophia M. Sarkos, MD

Dr. Sarkos completed her undergraduate studies at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina and received her medical degee from Oio State University College of Medicine in 1993.

After an internship at the renowed Cleveland Clinic, she completed her residency in ophthalmology and was awarded a clinical research fellowship at Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Dr. Sarkos also completed an anterior segment and refractive fellowship with John Doane, MD of Discover Vision Centers in Leawood, Kansas.

Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, Dr. Sarkos is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.