Dr. Christopher Kardasis, MD

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Dr. Christopher Kardasis, MD
Dr. Christopher Kardasis, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Hazel Crest, IL. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 27 years. Dr. Kardasis is affiliated with Advocate Trinity Hospital, Advocate South Suburban Hospital, Little Company of Mary Hospital, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital and Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center.

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I am committed to providing excellent specialty eye care with a holistic approach to the individual.

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Dr. Christopher T. Kardasis Office17850 Kedzie Ave Ste 1200
Hazel Crest, IL 60429
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(708) 799-3720Get Directions

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Dr. Kardasis' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kardasis to family and friends
4.8
based on 41 total reviews (15 with comments)
Dr. Kardasis' 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
Patient Comments (15)
in Oak Forest, IL |
Dr. Kardasis performed cataract lens replacement surgery on both of my eyes. I went from not being able to see well enough to renew my drivers license to having 20/20 vision, both near and distant. He is incredibly thorough and professional.
in Lansing, IL |
Dr. Kardasis is an outstanding surgeon & excellent eye doctor. We are very pleased with the result of my husband's cataract surgery on both eyes. We are very happy with the way he explains the result of his examinations. Both my husband & I are his patients. I highly recommend Dr. Kardasis.
in South Holland, IL |
Dr. Kardasis is an excellent provider. He explained everything to me before and after he preformed my cataract surgeries, both eyes. Both visits were excellent experiences. Dr. Kardasis and his office staff helped make these excellent experiences from the physicians office to the hospital. My return visits to physician were excellent experiences, also. Dr. Kardasis and the office staff are all fantastic. Advocate South Suburban Ambulatory Center staff were all great as well.
in Hazel Crest, IL |
I have already recommended Dr. Kardasis to a family member and will continue to do so to anyone in need of his specialty.
in Peotone, IL |
I am 81 years old and had cataracts in both eyes and needed surgery. Dr. Kardasis answered all my questions regarding surgery before and after. The surgery went very well, no problems. I was legally blind before the surgery, and now I can see without glasses thanks to Dr. Kardasis. I will recommend Dr. Kardasis to anyone...thnx Doc
in Chicago, IL |
DR. KARDASIS WAS VERY EFFICIENT AND PROFESSIONAL. WHEN WE HAD QUESTIONS WE COULD CALL HIM AND ASK, AND HE WOULD RETURN OUR PHONE CALLS RIGHT AWAY IF HE WASN'T AVAILABLE. GREAT EXPERIENCE.
in Homewood, IL |
Friendly, informative, high level of professionalism. Relates well to patient and takes the time to insure correct diagnosis and explore any underlying conditions. Excellent surgery procedure and follow up. Highly skilled. Performed both cataract surgeries for me. Wonderful overall experience.
in Homewood, IL |
Dr. Kardasis is awesome. He guided me through each step of my 2 cataract surgeries with care and attention to detail. He also fixed a weak spot in my retina with a laser procedure. I am seeing very well now, and no longer need my glasses. I would recommend Dr. Kardasis to anyone. He is a true professional and practices with a personal touch not found in other doctors.
Oak Forest, IL |
Dr. Kardasis did my cataract surgery and I am thrilled with the results. His bedside manner is amazingly kind and he took as much time as needed to answer any questions and explain things in a manner that I understood. I would HIGHLY recommend him to anyone.
in Richton Park, IL |
My visit to Dr. Kardasis was for my mom. The entire staff team are warmly and professional, they make you feel comfortable and welcome. Dr Kardasis to my knowledge is well versed in ophthalmology and literally explains whatever procedure he wants to perform to your understanding.
Chicago, IL |
Dr. Kardasis is knowledgeable, efficient and courteous. He will listen to your concerns.
in Chicago, IL |
Dr. Kardasis removed a cataract and implanted a corrective lens in an outpatient procedure for me. Within two weeks I was able to see 20/40, without additional lenses. I highly recommend his work.
in Park Forest, IL |
very kind and explains everything I need to know
in Tinley Park, IL |
Waste of time , had 2:45 appointment, when I got there 7 people were waiting (one of them sleeping) At 3:15 they called the 12:30 appointment...Staff was extremely rude and said that is the way they did things...Never Again...Doesn't deserve one star but I had to give a star rating..The chair I was forced to sit in (the only one left) had a giant disgusting stain
in Highland, IN |
Dr. Kardasis is always professional and caring. I had successful cataract surgery almost 10 years ago with Dr. Kardasis and I'm very appreciative of his up-to-date knowledge and expertise in the field of medicine as it relates to Ophthalmology. His manner of conversing with you is never rushed and his approach is very sincere.
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Dr. Kardasis' Care Philosophy

I am committed to providing excellent specialty eye care with a holistic approach to the individual.

Dr. Kardasis' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • AL Amyloidosis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Amyloidosis
  • Amyloidosis, Beta2-Microglobulinic
  • Amyloidosis, Familial
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Coloboma of Optic Nerve
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Cornea Guttata With Anterior Polar Cataract
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Corneal Dystrophy
  • Corneal Scar
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Headache
  • Iridocorneal Dysgenesis
  • Iridocorneal Endothelial Syndrome
  • Iridodialysis
  • Iridogoniodysgenesis - Skeletal Anomalies
  • Iridogoniodysgenesis, Type1
  • Iris Hypoplasia - Glaucoma
  • Iritis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy
  • Macula Halo Syndrome
  • Macular Amyloidosis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Neuro-Ophthalmological Disorders
  • Neuromyelitis Optica
  • Neurosarcoidosis
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Atrophy
  • Optic Atrophy, Autosomal Dominant
  • Optic Nerve Disorder
  • Optic Nerve Hypoplasia, Familial Bilateral
  • Optic Nerve Tumor
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Optic Neuropathy
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Polyarteritis
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sarcoidosis of the Optic Nerve
  • Scotoma
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Takayasu's Arteritis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    Northwestern Center Feinberg School of Medicine

    Graduated in 1990

  • Internship Hospital
    University of Illinois Hospital

    Completed in 1993

  • Residency Hospital
    Kresge Eye Institute

    Completed in 1997

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Northwestern Center Feinberg School of Medicine

    Completed in 1992

  • Undergraduate School
    Loyola

    Graduated in 1985

  • Other Education
    Rush Presbyterian St Luke's Medical Center

    Completed in 2010

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Greek
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Avastin® Injection
  • Biopsy of Cornea
  • Botox® for Strabismus
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Extracapsular Cataract Extraction
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Injection
  • Eye Patch
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Medical Therapy
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Incisional Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • Iridotomy
  • Irregular Cornea Treatment With Scleral Contact Lenses
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Laser Trabeculoplasty or Iridectomy
  • Lucentis® Injection
  • Macugen® Injection
  • Medical and Surgical Management of Glaucoma
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Orbital Floor Fracture Repair
  • Orbital Surgical Procedures
  • Peripheral Iridotomy
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Ptosis (Eyelids) Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Freezing (Cryopexy)
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Testing
  • Retinal Thermal Laser Therapy
  • Strabismus Examination
  • Strabismus Surgery
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Iridotomy