Dr. John Hanlon, MD

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Dr. John Hanlon, MD
John Hanlon, MD, is a comprehensive ophthalmologist who, prior to merging with Arbor Centers for EyeCare in 2016, operated a solo practice in ophthalmology for 29 years in Evergreen Park and Oak Lawn. Dr. Hanlon believes in the importance of listening to his patients, and takes an active interest in his patients' other medical problems because of the effect those problems can have on vision. Dr. Hanlon grew up in the Beverly neighborhood of Chicago and attended the University of Illinois College Of Medicine. He completed his ophthalmology residency at Loyola University in Maywood, and immediately opened his ophthalmology practice in Oak Lawn, moving to Evergreen Park in 1993. Dr. Hanlon believes that patient education is a key to good patient care, and enlists his patients as active participants in their care. He is also active in the education of other medical providers, teaching medical students from the Rosalind Franklin School of Medicine at The Chicago Medical School, as well as lecturing to physicians and nurses at Little Company of Mary Hospital. He completed a Master's degree in medical management at Carnegie Mellon University in 2015, and has served in several leadership roles at his hospital and in his professional society. Since October 2016 he has been the Chief Medical Officer at Little Company of Mary Hospital in Evergreen Park, where he is charged with helping to improve the quality of patient care and ensure patient safety, subjects about which he is passionate. He believes that the future of high quality medical care depends on the active leadership of compassionate physicians. Dr. Hanlon enjoys spending time with his 5 children and (especially) his 2 grandchildren. He and his wife enjoy traveling, exercising and reading.

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Dr. Hanlon'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
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Hanlon is very efficient in running his office and extremely knowledgeable as an ophthalmologist. I've been seeing him for several years. I even drive from the North Side of Chicago to see him.
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John Hanlon, MD, is a comprehensive ophthalmologist who, prior to merging with Arbor Centers for EyeCare in 2016, operated a solo practice in ophthalmology for 29 years in Evergreen Park and Oak Lawn. Dr. Hanlon believes in the importance of listening to his patients, and takes an active interest in his patients' other medical problems because of the effect those problems can have on vision.

Dr. Hanlon grew up in the Beverly neighborhood of Chicago and attended the University of Illinois College Of Medicine. He completed his ophthalmology residency at Loyola University in Maywood, and immediately opened his ophthalmology practice in Oak Lawn, moving to Evergreen Park in 1993.

Dr. Hanlon believes that patient education is a key to good patient care, and enlists his patients as active participants in their care. He is also active in the education of other medical providers, teaching medical students from the Rosalind Franklin School of Medicine at The Chicago Medical School, as well as lecturing to physicians and nurses at Little Company of Mary Hospital.

He completed a Master's degree in medical management at Carnegie Mellon University in 2015, and has served in several leadership roles at his hospital and in his professional society. Since October 2016 he has been the Chief Medical Officer at Little Company of Mary Hospital in Evergreen Park, where he is charged with helping to improve the quality of patient care and ensure patient safety, subjects about which he is passionate. He believes that the future of high quality medical care depends on the active leadership of compassionate physicians.

Dr. Hanlon enjoys spending time with his 5 children and (especially) his 2 grandchildren. He and his wife enjoy traveling, exercising and reading.

Dr. Hanlon's 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

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hypertropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Migraine
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Still's Disease
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    Univ Of Il Coll Of Med

    Graduated in 1983

  • Internship Hospital
    Luth Genl Hosp

    Completed in 1984

  • Residency Hospital
    Loyola U

    Completed in 1987

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion