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We found 13 ophthalmologists who accept Great-West Healthcare near Palos Heights, IL.

Dr. Robert B Pearlman, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
7808 W. College Drive; Suite 3 Sw
Palos Heights, IL
 

Dr. Robert Pearlman specializes in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Clinical interests for Dr. Pearlman include macular degeneration, uveitis, and diabetic retinopathy. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Preferred Network Access (PNA), and Workers' Compensation are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pearlman takes. Before completing his residency at Temple University Hospital, Dr. Pearlman attended medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Pearlman (or staff) is conversant in Hebrew and Spanish. He is affiliated with Palos Community Hospital, Little Company of Mary Health Providers Network, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Pearlman has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, Uveitis, Retinal Detachment, Vitreoretinal Surgical ... (Read more)

Dr. Benjamin Hendrick Ticho, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
10436 Sw Highway
Chicago Ridge, IL
 

Dr. Benjamin Ticho specializes in pediatric ophthalmology and practices in Chicago Ridge, IL, Chicago, IL, and Hinsdale, IL. In addition to English, Dr. Ticho speaks Spanish. These areas are among his clinical interests: amblyopia (lazy eye), strabismus, and glaucoma. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. Dr. Ticho graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School. He trained at Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary for his residency. Patient ratings for Dr. Ticho average 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Ticho's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Retinopathy of Prematurity, Cataract Surgery, Strabismus, Eye Problems, Cataracts, Glaucoma, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mohammad Al-Khudari, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
14494 John Humphrey Drive
Orland Park, IL
 

Dr. Mohammad Al-Khudari is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Al-Khudari's patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Workers' Compensation, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at MacNeal Hospital and John Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Dr. Al-Khudari attended medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. Dr. Al-Khudari (or staff) is conversant in Arabic and Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Palos Community Hospital and Little Company of Mary Health Providers Network. Dr. Al-Khudari has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Diabetic Eye Exam, Macular Degeneration, Strabismus, Cataracts, Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with ... (Read more)

Dr. Patricia L Davis, MD
Specializes in Neuro-Ophthalmology
9608 S Roberts Road
Hickory Hills, IL
 

Dr. Patricia Davis works as a neuro-ophthalmology specialist. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Areas of expertise for Dr. Davis include hemifacial spasm, amblyopia (lazy eye), and blepharospasm. Dr. Davis is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital, and Loyola Medicine. She obtained her medical school training at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania. Her patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Davis is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE.

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Clinical interests: Muscle Problems, Neurological Disorders, Diplopia, Eye Problems, Hemifacial Spasm, Blepharospasm, ... (Read more)

Dr. James Chien Liang, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
Oak Lawn, IL
 

Dr. James Liang works as a retina specialist in Oak Lawn, IL and Chicago, IL. Dr. Liang's areas of expertise include the following: macular degeneration, retina surgery, and diabetic retinopathy. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Preferred Network Access (PNA), as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago for his residency. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Liang is professionally affiliated with Holy Cross Hospital, Palos Community Hospital, and MetroSouth Medical Center. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, Cancer, Eye Problems, Retina Problems, Retina Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mohamed K Adenwalla, MD
Specializes in Other, Vitreoretinal Diseases
4700 West 95th Street; Suite Ll8
Oak Lawn, IL
 

Dr. Mohamed Adenwalla is a vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous) specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Adenwalla include vitreoretinal surgical procedures. Dr. Adenwalla accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He is a graduate of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and Georgetown University School of Medicine and a graduate of John Stroger Hospital of Cook County's residency program. Dr. Adenwalla (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, Gujarati, and Hindi. His professional affiliations include Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Cook County Health & Hospitals System. Dr. Adenwalla's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Macular Degeneration, Vascular Disease, Retinal Detachment, Trauma, Vitreoretinal Surgical ... (Read more)

Dr. Aaron B Weinberg, MD
Specializes in Other, Vitreoretinal Diseases
4700 W. 95th Street; #103
Oak Lawn, IL
 

Dr. Aaron Weinberg is a specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He works in Oak Brook, IL, Oak Lawn, IL, and Evanston, IL. His areas of expertise include the following: macular degeneration, retina surgery, and laser treatment. Dr. Weinberg takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Preferred Network Access (PNA). After completing medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, he performed his residency at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center. In addition to English, he speaks Arabic. His professional affiliations include Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Little Company of Mary Health Providers Network. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Weinberg's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Macular Degeneration, Laser Treatment, Angiogram, Retina Problems, Retina Surgery, Vitrectomy, ... (Read more)

Dr. John Fraser Wilson, MD
Specializes in Other, Vitreoretinal Diseases
4930 W 95th Street
Oak Lawn, IL
 

Dr. John Wilson's specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Areas of expertise for Dr. Wilson include vitreoretinal surgical procedures. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HealthSmart, and Humana ChoiceCare Network. Dr. Wilson obtained his medical school training at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Wilson (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Polish. He is professionally affiliated with Little Company of Mary Health Providers Network. Dr. Wilson is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. Thomas Omar Bennett, MD
Specializes in Other, Vitreoretinal Diseases
4936 West 95th Street
Oak Lawn, IL
 

Dr. Thomas Bennett is a retina specialist. He attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago for his residency. In Dr. Bennett's practice, he is particularly interested in vitreoretinal surgical procedures. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HealthSmart, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and more. He is affiliated with Little Company of Mary Health Providers Network. Dr. Bennett has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

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Specializes in Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery
6720 W. 167th Avenue; Suite 5
Tinley Park, IL
 

Dr. Thomas Conti's specialty is ophthalmic plastic surgery. Dr. Conti's areas of expertise include plastic surgery procedures, injectable fillers, and reconstructive surgery. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Delphi, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with McGill University, Dr. Conti attended Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Conti (or staff) speaks French and Italian.

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Clinical interests: Botox Injection, Injectable Fillers, Reconstructive Surgery, Plastic Surgery Procedures, Surgical ... (Read more)

Dr. Neha P Iyengar, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
11600 S Kedzie Avenue
Merrionette Park, IL
 

Dr. Neha Iyengar is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). In her practice, she is particularly interested in cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. Dr. Iyengar is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of New York Medical College. For her residency, Dr. Iyengar trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago. Her professional affiliations include Adventist Hinsdale Hospital and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Clinical interests: Cataract Surgery, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

Dr. Wendewessen Amde, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
7808 W College Drive; Suite 3sw
Palos Heights, IL
 

Dr. Wendewessen Amde is a retina specialist in Chicago, IL and Palos Heights, IL. His areas of clinical interest consist of eye surgery and retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Palos Community Hospital, Little Company of Mary Health Providers Network, and Swedish Covenant Hospital. Dr. Amde is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Preferred Network Access (PNA), and Workers' Compensation, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. He studied medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. Dr. Amde trained at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary for his residency. Dr. Amde is conversant in Ethiopian Semitic.

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Clinical interests: Eye Surgery, Vascular Disease, Retina Problems, Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular ... (Read more)

Dr. Todd S Kirk, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
13303 S Ridgeland Avenue; Suite B
Palos Heights, IL
 

Dr. Todd Kirk practices ophthalmology (eye disease) in Palos Heights, IL and Hinsdale, IL. He is especially interested in cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Kirk is professionally affiliated with Little Company of Mary Health Providers Network. He attended the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

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What is Ophthalmology?

An ophthalmologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats problems of the eye. As opposed to optometrists, ophthalmologists are medical doctors, and their specialty is comprehensive eye care and eye surgery. An ophthalmologist can:
  • see patients for routine eye care
  • diagnose eye problems
  • prescribe glasses, contact lenses, and medications
  • provide refractive therapies to correct vision, such as LASIK
  • perform surgery on the eye

Ophthalmologists are trained in the same vision screening practices as optometrists; however, their practice tends to focus more on the medical and surgical management of complex eye disorders. Although vision is important, so is the physical health of the eye. An ophthalmologist performing an eye exam will examine the whole eye including the eyelids, the muscles that move the eye, the front and back parts of the eye, and the pressure inside the eye.

Patients sometimes see ophthalmologists as their primary eye care and vision doctors, or they may be referred to an ophthalmologist for treatment of a one-time problem with their eye, such as an infection. Ophthalmologists provide routine care for patients who have chronic eye diseases, such as glaucoma (where pressure inside the eye damages the optic nerve sending images to the brain) or macular degeneration (an age-related eye disease that causes vision loss). In addition to providing routine care, ophthalmologists will perform eye surgery on patients who need more serious treatment, such as a corneal transplant.