We found 79 ophthalmologists who accept Humana Bronze HMO near Riverside, IL.

Dr. Rebecca Baird Mets-Halgrimson, MPH, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
Surgical Treatment Center
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. Rebecca Mets-Halgrimson is a physician who specializes in pediatric ophthalmology. Before performing her residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Dr. Mets-Halgrimson attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. She has indicated that her clinical interests include strabismus, retinoblastoma, and hemangioma. Coventry, HFN, and HealthSmart are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mets-Halgrimson honors. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Mets-Halgrimson welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Retinoblastoma, Hemangiomas, Cataract Surgery, Cataracts, Glaucoma, Amblyopia, Strabismus, Eye ... (Read more)

Dr. Bahram Rahmani, MPH, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Surgical Treatment Center
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. Bahram Rahmani is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). He works in Chicago, IL, Forest, IL, and Westchester, IL. Dr. Rahmani's clinical interests include diplopia (double vision), strabismus, and glaucoma. His professional affiliations include Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Medical Group (NMG), and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients. Dr. Rahmani graduated from Shiraz University of Medical Sciences. For his professional training, Dr. Rahmani completed residency programs at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Shiraz University of Medical Sciences. He is conversant in Persian.

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Clinical interests: Retinoblastoma, Cataract Surgery, Strabismus, Diplopia, Eye Problems, Glaucoma, Ptosis, Amblyopia, ... (Read more)

Dr. Harvinder Kaur Sandhu Sandhu, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
908 N Elm Street; Suite 115
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Harvinder Atluri specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease) and practices in Chicago, IL, Wheaton, IL, and Hinsdale, IL. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Her education and training includes medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and residency at Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary. Dr. Atluri is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, External Eye Diseases, Cornea Problems

Dr. Susan J Anderson-Nelson, MD
Specializes in Surgery, Ophthalmology
908 N Elm Street; Suite 115
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Susan Anderson-Nelson is a physician who specializes in surgery and ophthalmology (eye disease). These areas are among Dr. Anderson-Nelson's clinical interests: diabetes and retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases). She takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. After completing medical school at Rush Medical College, she performed her residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Cook County Health & Hospitals System. Dr. Anderson-Nelson is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Macular Degeneration, Diabetes, Retina Problems

Dr. Janice Lasky Lasky, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
2301 Enterprise Drive
Westchester, IL
 

Dr. Janice Zeid's specialty is pediatric ophthalmology. These areas are among her clinical interests: strabismus, glaucoma, and retinoblastoma. Dr. Zeid honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore. She is professionally affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Tumor, Retinoblastoma, Hemangiomas, Cataract Surgery, Cataracts, Glaucoma, Strabismus, Eye Problems

Dr. Felipe De Alba, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
2160 South First Avenue
Maywood, IL
 

Dr. Felipe Dealba is a medical specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He graduated from Autonomous University of Coahuila. He completed his residency training at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Dr. Dealba's clinical interests encompass macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and retinal detachment. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Dealba accepts. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC) and Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital.

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

Dr. Pauline T Merrill, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
610 S. Maple; Suite 1700
Oak Park, IL
 

Dr. Pauline Merrill is a vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous) specialist in Harvey, IL, Oak Park, IL, and Chicago, IL. After attending Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Merrill honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She speaks Spanish. Dr. Merrill's professional affiliations include Gottlieb Memorial Hospital and Rush Oak Park Hospital.

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Dr. Jon P Gieser, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
908 N Elm Street; Suite 115
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Jon Gieser works as an ophthalmologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Gieser include diabetes, laser surgery, and retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases). Dr. Gieser is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. He graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School and then he performed his residency at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Dr. Gieser has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Laser Surgery, Surgical Procedures, Diabetes, Retina Problems, Vitreous Problems

Dr. Noha S Ekdawi, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
908 N Elm Street; Suite 115
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Noha Ekdawi is a pediatric ophthalmology specialist in Hinsdale, IL, Plainfield, IL, and Wheaton, IL. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Ekdawi's clinical interests include diabetes, amblyopia (lazy eye), and down syndrome. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. Dr. Ekdawi is a graduate of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and a graduate of Mayo Clinic's residency program. She is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Down Syndrome, Cataracts, Glaucoma, Eye Exam, Diabetes, Amblyopia, Strabismus, Newborn Care, Eye ... (Read more)

Dr. Shivan Hiralal Tekwani, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
5000 South 5th Avenue
Hines, IL
 

Dr. Shivan Tekwani is a medical specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He is affiliated with Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital and Loyola Center for Health at Burr Ridge. He graduated from Rush Medical College and then he performed his residency at Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Dr. Tekwani is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Retina Problems

Dr. Julie Beth Pearlman, MBA, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
9005 W Cermak Road
North Riverside, IL
 

Dr. Julie Pearlman is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). In her practice, she is particularly interested in comprehensive ophthalmology. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and NorthShore University HealthSystem. Dr. Pearlman is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Pearlman obtained her medical school training at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and performed her residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. Dr. Pearlman (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hebrew and Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Dr. Patricia L Davis, MD
Specializes in Neuro-Ophthalmology
2160 South First Avenue
Maywood, IL
 

Dr. Patricia Davis' specialty is neuro-ophthalmology. Dr. Davis has a special interest in hemifacial spasm, amblyopia (lazy eye), and blepharospasm. Patient ratings for Dr. Davis average 4.5 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. She attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Davis speaks Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital, and Loyola Medicine.

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

Dr. Michael A Kipp, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
908 N Elm Street; Suite 115
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Michael Kipp's area of specialization is pediatric ophthalmology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kipp include diabetes, amblyopia (lazy eye), and newborn care. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Kipp obtained his medical school training at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and performed his residency at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center. His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Diabetes, Strabismus, Eye Problems, Cataracts, Glaucoma, Amblyopia, Newborn Care

Dr. Charles S Bouchard, MA, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
2160 S First Avenue; (17w740 22nd Street, Oakbrook Terrace, Il. 60181)
Maywood, IL
 

Dr. Charles Bouchard specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). After attending Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at George Washington University Medical Center. These areas are among Dr. Bouchard's clinical interests: conjunctivitis (pink eye), blepharospasm, and LASIK. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Bouchard speaks French. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC), Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital, and Loyola Center for Health at Burr Ridge.

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Clinical interests: Dry Eyes, External Eye Diseases, Conjunctivitis, Blepharospasm, Cataracts, Keratoconus, Descemet's ... (Read more)

Dr. Walter M Jakubas, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
2160 South First Avenue
Maywood, IL
 

Dr. Walter Jay's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). He is affiliated with Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC) and Loyola Center for Health at Burr Ridge. Dr. Jay accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. After attending the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at the University of Chicago Medical Center. He has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Muscle Problems, Eye Problems

Dr. John Pak, PhD, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery
908 N Elm Street; Suite 115
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. John Pak is an oculoplastic surgeon. These areas are among Dr. Pak's clinical interests: eyelid surgery, cancer, and collagen injections. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. After completing medical school at Boston University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary. Dr. Pak is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Ptosis Repair, Eyelid Problems, Juvederm, Chemical Peels, Forehead Lift, Eyelid Plastic Surgery, ... (Read more)

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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.
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