Dr. Christopher D. Pelzek, MD

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Specializes in Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery • Male • Age 45

15255 S 94th Ave
Orland Park, IL 60462
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Hospital Quality

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Palos Community Hospital
12251 South 80th Avenue
Palos Heights, IL 60463
Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center
4440 West 95th Street
Oak Lawn, IL 60453

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Retina Vitreous Associates
Retina Vitreous Associates
15255 S 94th Ave
Orland Park, IL 60462
Retina Associates
Munster
931 Ridge Rd Suite H
Munster, IN 46321
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    Dr. Pelzek's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
    • Ophthalmology
    • Retinal Diseases

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
    1
    • Fluorscein Angiography
    • Indocyanine Green Angiography
    • Laser Surgery
    • Pneumatic Retinopexy
    • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
    • Retinal Laser Surgery
    • Scleral Buckling
    • Ultrasound
    • Vitrectomy
    • Vitreoretinal Surgery
    2
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Epiretinal Membrane
    • Macular Degeneration
    • Macular Hole
    • Malignant Melanoma of Choroid
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinal Detachment
    • Retinal Edema
    • Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Vein Occlusion
    • Uveitis
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    Background Check for Dr. Pelzek

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Illinois.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Wisconsin Medical School
    Graduated in 1996

    Residency Hospital

    Johns Hopkins University-Wilmer Eye Institute
    Complete in 2000

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Of Southern California-Doheny Eye Institute
    Complete in 2002
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Pelzek & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Pelzek's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 4 hospitals where Dr. Pelzek has admitting privileges:

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    • Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center

    • Franciscan St. Margaret Health - Hammond

    • Palos Community Hospital

    • Silver Cross Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Pelzek

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pelzek to family and friends

    1 response
    same as
    national average

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    Dr. Pelzek's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    1 response
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    1 response
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    1 response
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 1 response
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Pelzek
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    1 response
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    1 response
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    1 response
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    1 response
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Pelzek accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • CoreSource
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Golden Rule
    • HealthLink
    • Humana
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
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    • Principal Financial Group
    • Sagamore Health Network
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
    • WellCare
    • WellPoint
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    Office Locations

    A
    Retina Vitreous Associates
    15255 S 94th Ave
    Orland Park, IL 60462
    (708) 364-1700 (Office)
    B
    Retina Associates
    Munster
    931 Ridge Rd Suite H
    Munster, IN 46321
    (219) 836-4110 (Office)
    (219) 836-2709 (Fax)
    C
    Retina Vitreous Associates
    4930 W 95th St
    Oak Lawn, IL 60453
    (708) 424-8855 (Office)
    D
    Retina Vitreous Associates
    7440 W College Dr
    Palos Heights, IL 60463
    (708) 448-3000 (Office)
    E
    Retina Vitreous Associates
    963 N 129th Infantry Dr Suite 130
    Joliet, IL 60435
    (815) 744-1812 (Office)
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