Dr. John Olson, MD

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Dr. John Olson, MD
A native of Chicago, IL, Dr. Olson received his M.D. from the Honors Program in Medical Education at Northwestern University. He completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, and was a retinal fellow at the Bascom Palmer Institute. He has extensive clinical and surgical experience, and has been a principal investigator in many national clinical research trials. Dr. Olson was also part of a medical mission to Peru on Project Orbis, and is currently an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the College of Medicine, University of Central Florida.

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Dr. Olson's Care Philosophy

Dr. Olson is an expertly trained physicians and has performed hundreds of procedures, staying on the leading edge of the field and offering the latest techniques and innovation through clinical trials and research. For over 35 years, his vision has always been to provide the most advanced and compassionate retina care.

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Central Florida Retina & The Macular Degeneration Center44 Lake Beauty Dr Ste 300
Orlando, FL 32806
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Dr. Olson's Reviews

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based on 10 total reviews (7 with comments)
Dr. Olson Says:

Dear Valued Patient, 

Thank you for allowing me to be your vitreoretinal specialist. I appreciate your time in submitting a patient survey. If you received great service and attention, please tell a friend. If you did not, please tell me or my staff. We are committed to providing you the best care.

Sincerely, 

Dr. John C. Olson 

Dr. Olson'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
Patient Comments (7)
in Orlando, FL |
The staff is very friendly and accommodating.
in Orlando, FL |
Dr Olson is excellent. I have been visiting him for last 9years.
in Orlando, FL |
Alls good
in Orlando, FL |
He's my god send!
Orlando, FL |
Wonderful caring doctor. Have been a patient for many years.
Orlando, FL |
Dr Olson is very kind and patient. I feel very comfortable when I come to see him.
in Orlando, FL |
Dr. Olson has a very calm, reassuring demeanor and explains everything thoroughly. I always feel he has given me his full attention to my concerns and has answered all my questions. He's a caring professional and I'm glad he's taking care of my precious eyesight.
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Dr. Olson says...

A native of Chicago, IL, Dr. Olson received his M.D. from the Honors Program in Medical Education at Northwestern University. He completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, and was a retinal fellow at the Bascom Palmer Institute. He has extensive clinical and surgical experience, and has been a principal investigator in many national clinical research trials. Dr. Olson was also part of a medical mission to Peru on Project Orbis, and is currently an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the College of Medicine, University of Central Florida.

Dr. Olson's Care Philosophy

Dr. Olson is an expertly trained physicians and has performed hundreds of procedures, staying on the leading edge of the field and offering the latest techniques and innovation through clinical trials and research.  For over 35 years, his vision has always been to provide the most advanced and compassionate retina care.

Dr. Olson says...

Dr. Olson specializes in conditions that affect the back of the eye such as macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular disease, retinal tears and detachments and uveitis. 

Dr. Olson says...

Dear Valued Patient, 

Thank you for allowing me to be your vitreoretinal specialist. I appreciate your time in submitting a patient survey. If you received great service and attention, please tell a friend. If you did not, please tell me or my staff. We are committed to providing you the best care.

Sincerely, 

Dr. John C. Olson 

Dr. Olson'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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Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Posterior Vitreous Detachment
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment With Break
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Diseases
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1977

  • Internship Hospital
    University Tex Health Science Center

    Completed in 1978

  • Residency Hospital
    University Tex Health Science Center

    Completed in 1981

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

    Completed in 1982

  • Undergraduate School
    Northwestern University of Chicago

    Graduated in 1975

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmic Research
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Diseases
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Eye Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • Vitreous Surgery