Dr. Robert J. Olk, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 68

11710 Old Ballas Rd Ste 102
Saint Louis, MO 63141
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Dr. Olk's Experience

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Dr. Olk's Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

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Hospital Quality

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SSM Saint Clare Health Center
1015 Bowles Ave
Fenton, MO 63026

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Appointments & Offices

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Missouri Eye Assocs/Retina Center
Missouri Eye Assocs/Retina Center
11710 Old Ballas Rd Ste 102
Saint Louis, MO 63141
Marion Eye Center
Marion Eye Center
2900 Broadway St # A
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
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    Dr. Olk's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Cyclocryotherapy
    • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
    • Eye Surgery
    • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
    • Iridectomy
    • Ocular Prosthetics
    • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
    • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
    • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
    • Vitreoretinal Surgery
    2
    • Acute Endophthalmitis
    • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Benign Tumor
    • Blindness
    • Brain Disorders
    • Cataract
    • Chorioretinitis
    • Contusion of the Eyeball
    • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
    • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Drusen
    • Endophthalmitis
    • Eye Cancer
    • Floaters
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache (incl. Migraine)
    • Hyphema
    • Hypotony of Eye
    • Lazy Eye
    • Macular Edema
    • Migraine
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Progressive High Myopia
    • Purulent Endophthalmitis
    • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
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    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Dystrophy
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Vein Occlusion
    • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
    • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
    • Retinoschisis
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Temporal Arteritis
    • Thyroid Disease
    • Vascular Disease
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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    Background Check for Dr. Olk

    1 Malpractice Claim

    • Settlement  (8/31/2012)
    • Amount or Range: $100,000.00
    • State: 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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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Rush Medical College Of Rush University
    Graduated in 1975

    Internship Hospital

    Rush Presby St Lukes Hospital
    Complete in 1976

    Residency Hospital

    Rush Presbyterian Hospital
    Rush Presbyterian St. Luke`s Medical Center
    Rush-Presbyterian-St.Luke's MD. Ct.
    Washington University School of Medicine

    Fellowship Hospital

    Barnes Jewish Hospital
    Complete in 1980
    Johns Hopkins
    Complete in 1981
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Olk & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Olk's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.0
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    3 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Olk to family and friends

    3 out of 5

    4 responses

    Dr. Olk's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.3 out of 5

    4 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.3 out of 5

    4 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.3 out of 5

    4 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    4 responses

    Experience with Dr. Olk

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3 out of 5

    4 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.3 out of 5

    4 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.3 out of 5

    4 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.5 out of 5

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    Office Locations

    A
    Missouri Eye Assocs/Retina Center
    11710 Old Ballas Rd Ste 102
    Saint Louis, MO 63141
    (314) 569-2020 (Office)
    B
    Marion Eye Center
    2900 Broadway St # A
    Mount Vernon, IL 62864
    (618) 244-2777 (Office)
    C
    3111 Broadway St
    Mount Vernon, IL 62864
    (618) 244-2777 (Office)
    D
    Diabetes & Endocrinology Clinic
    1200 W Deyoung St
    Marion, IL 62959
    (618) 993-5686 (Office)
    E
    1001 N Beadle Dr Ste 10
    Carbondale, IL 62901
    (618) 549-2282 (Office)
    F
    Marion Eye Center and Optical
    401 S Walnut St
    Pinckneyville, IL 62274
    (618) 357-2020 (Office)
    G
    297 S Silver Springs Rd
    Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
    (800) 344-7058 (Office)
    H
    Advanced Sight Center
    1351 Jefferson St Ste 110
    Washington, MO 63090
    (636) 239-1650 (Office)
    I
    Advanced Sight Center
    1351 Jefferson St Ste 110
    Washington, MO 63090
    (636) 239-1650 (Office)
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