Dr. Jacob Wilensky, MD

Dr. Jacob Wilensky, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 75
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Jacob Wilensky, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Chicago, IL. He is 75 years old and has been practicing for 49 years. Dr. Wilensky is affiliated with University of Illinois Hospital and Health Science System.

1855 W Taylor St Ste 3171

Chicago, IL 60612

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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Glaucoma
very high
more than 88% of peers
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
normal
more than 76% of peers
Eye Infections
normal
more than 73% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Heterophoria
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Scleral Reinforcement 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

  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1968
  • Mt Sinai Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1969
  • Tulane Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1972
  • University Wash
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1973

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wilensky has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wilensky's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wilensky to family and friends
2.0
based on 2 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Wilensky's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well
    FAIR
  • Answers Questions
    FAIR
  • Time well spent
    FAIR
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness
    FAIR
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Chicago, IL |
I went to UI Health and had a routine Glaucoma screening. Dr. Wilensky was very rude. I greeted him and he did not greet me with a simple Hello and I offered to shake his hand. Another nice physician dilated my pupils and Dr. Wilensky came in for 5 seconds and stated that my pupils were not dilated enough. Dr. Wilensky left the room and LET THE DOOR SLAM very hard!! Dr. Wilensky said he would be back in 5 minutes - he came back 30 minutes later! I would NOT recommend Dr. Wilensky!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Wilensky accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Priority Health
    Priority PPO
  • Sagamore Health Network
    Sagamore Plus

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