Barry Skarf MD PhD

Barry Skarf, MD, PhD

medical group
4.7 / 5

Specialties: Ophthalmology

Services: Neuro-ophthalmology

Board Certification and Education

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology - Ophthalmology


  • McGill University, 1977
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital, Biophysics, MD, 1973
  • McGill University, 1968

Residencies & Internships

  • University of Toronto, Ophthalmology, 1981
  • Montreal General Hospital, Internal Medicine, 1978


  • Tufts University, Visual Electrophysio, MA, 1983
  • Univ. of California, San Francisco, Neuro-Ophthalmology, CA, 1982

About Me

Neuro-Ophthalmology Fellowship, Program Director


English, French




Henry Ford Medical Center - Ford Road
5500 Auto Club Dr
Dearborn, MI 48126

Hospital Privileges

  • Henry Ford Hospital
  • Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital

Patient Ratings

Overall Patient Ratings:

4.7 out of 5
67 Ratings

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The comments below reflect the 20 most recent comments for this provider:


*Dr. Skarf was extremely thorough. He wanted to make sure my eye concerns were resolved and I appreciate him explaining the steps along the way.


He is such a caring and thorough provider. He took his time to answer all my questions and addressed my concerns. He was so knowledgeable and he devised a plan of care that was suited my needs.


Impressed with the Doctors knowledge, and His experience In this field of medicine, reassurance, comfort.


I do not believe he reviewed my medical history at all and did not understand why I was seeing him. I had an issue with my vision that my neurology team thought was MS related, however it has since cleared up since my appointment with Dr. Skarf. Dr. Skarf seemed to be under the impression that I was there to confirm an MS diagnosis, which was not accurate, and he informed me that he would be telling my neurologist he does not believe I even have MS. He went on to say that my eyes show no indication that the issue I was having even happened because there was no damage left. I left with no answers in any way to what happened to my vision, and his response was "well the steriods you took helped it, so it's all fine now". I experienced something with my vision that was out of the ordinary, if it wasn't MS related, that could be reliving to hear, but I still would like to know what caused it, or what COULD have caused it and if there is a way to prevent it. Instead any questions I had related to that were brushed. I have never felt so pushed aside by a medical professional before.


Dr Scarf is extremely knowledgeable, patient and caring. You could not find a better doctor than he is !!

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