Dr. Anthony Ekong, MD

Dr. Anthony Ekong, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Anthony Ekong, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Peru, IL and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University Of Minnesota Medical School in 1995 and specializes in ophthalmology, ophthalmic technology, and more.

3602 Marquette Rd

Peru, IL 61354

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink
  • HFN
  • Humana
  • Molina Healthcare
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Ekong performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Chorioretinal Scars
very high
more than 93% of peers
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 90% of peers
Retina Diseases
high
more than 84% of peers

Dr. Ekong's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Ocular Immunology
  • Ophthalmic Technology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

55  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Uveitis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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7  Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University Of Texas At Dallas
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Montefiore Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary/Harvard Medical School-Fellowship In Uveitis
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Retina Vascular Center, Houston Tx For Medical Retina Fellowship
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ekong has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ekong's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ekong to family and friends
3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Ekong's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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