Geoffrey Owen Wilkes, MD

Assistant Professor
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As an ophthalmologist, the only thing more important to me than treating eyes is treating patients. My approach to patient care starts with educating a patient about their particular eye disorder, followed by working with the patient to formulate a treatment plan that will best suit them. I am well connected to a large pool of excellent ophthalmology subspecialists at the Eye Institute and never hesitate to refer my patients to other physicians should the appropriate treatment lie outside my scope of practice. My patients' well-being and the best possible care for their eyes are always my top priorities.

As an ophthalmologist, the only thing more important to me than treating eyes is treating patients. My approach to patient care starts with educating a patient about their particular eye disorder,…
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Dr. Geoff Wilkes is a comprehensive ophthalmologist with a special interest in cataracts and intraocular lens implant surgery. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School. After completing a transitional year internship at Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center in Milwaukee, Dr. Wilkes moved to San Francisco to complete his ophthalmology residency at the California Pacific Medical Center. Dr. Wilkes was raised in Mukwonago, Wisconsin, and is truly delighted to have returned to the Milwaukee area to serve in the communities he has always considered home. He is a patient-focused physician who strives to serve all those that enter his clinics and operating rooms with compassionate, professional and honest care of the highest quality.


Treatment & Services

Cataract Surgery
Complex Cataract Surgery
Comprehensive Ophthalmology
Premium Lens Implants

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Hospital Affiliations

Froedtert Hospital


925 North 87th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Eye Institute - Froedtert Hospital

Education & Training

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor - Doctor of Medicine - (2008)

Aurora St. Luke's Hospital - Milwaukee - WI - Transitional Year Internship - (2008-2009)

California Pacific Medical Center - San Francisco - CA - Residency in Ophthalmology - (2010-2013)

Board Certifications


Patient Reviews

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Everyone was so kind and happy from the time I checked in. The tech was amazing. Dr Wilkes was wonderful. What a wonderful office.
Everyone was efficient, professional, authoritative- and friendly!
I already recommended Dr Wilkes to my cousin and she is his patient too..Dr Wilkes was also my mom's doctor that's how I became his patient..
Dr. Wilkes and his staff are fabulous. Knowledgeable, kind, attentive, responsive. I have already recommended him to someone else. I was listened to, responded to, and cared for by Dr. Wilkes and his staff. Well done!
She was excellent.
Dr. Wilkes is outstanding. He goes above and beyond unlike ANY other doctor in my lifetime.
Dr. Wilkes took extra time with us and was extraordinarily helpful.
Dr. Wilkes definitely exceeded our expectations. He truly connects with diverse populations, is matter-of-fact in communication, and takes care to answer questions. Highly recommend!
Dr Wilkes explained things to me in a way I could understand and he made me feel comfortable about having cataract surgery. I was a little disappointed that it took 4 months to see him.
Dr. Geoff has excellent patient communication skills. I feel very sure I'm making the right decision for my eye health with the best Dr.
Dynamique.excellent at her job. Dr Wilke assist me with putting on my coat. A doctor and a gentleman
Great provider
I appreciate the doctors care and concern.Very satisfied
I have complete trust in Dr. Wilkes. Except physician!
Dr. Wilkes was very good in his thorough explanations and when I had a question later he was great about getting back to me and taking the time to make sure I understood my options in relation to my own personal status. He was recommended to me by someone I trust and he lived up to that recommendation!
Dr Wilkes spend a lot of extra unplanned time with me concerning decisions that had to be made on a relatively complex case Others had to wait. He is to be commended.
Student doctor was very thorough as was Dr. Wilkes.
Dr. Wilkes is great to work with and very, very good at his profession. I would recommend him to anyone looking for cataract surgery. The entire Eye Institute staff were teriffic to work with. A very competent group!
Very pleased with everything
Dr Jeffery Wilkes is a very likable and very thorough the eye exam and then explaining the status of eye health. We admire his skill set.
A visit with Dr.Wilkes Is always like a visit with a favorite family member.
This is an excellent team! Thank you!
My experience was wonderful. All involved were very professional and caring, especially Dr Wilkes. Thank You All
Quality care and respect for the patient
Excellent staff and Doctor. Doctor was excellent and explained everything so I could understand. He was very informative and helpful. I would definitely recommend him. Excellent facility.
Best overall Dr and team I've ever seen!!
Dr. Wilkes was thorough, knowledgeable and willing to listen to and answer my concerns. I would recommend him highly.
Dr. Wilkes was just excellent. Very pleasant, thorough and professional.
I arrived earlier than my appointment time and they took me in almost immediately. That was a refreshing change from appointments I've had at other facilities.
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