Dr. Jonathan Buka, MD

Dr. Jonathan Buka, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 62
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Dr. Jonathan Buka, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Tinley Park, IL and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in ophthalmology.

18210 La Grange Rd Ste 210

Tinley Park, IL 60487

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Glaucoma
very high
more than 95% of peers
Senile Cataracts
high
more than 90% of peers
Cataract
high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Buka'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Buka "I encourage my patients to get proper education about prevention and treating illnesses. I try to personalize my care to each patient."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

59  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
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29  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Epi-LASIK Eye Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Intraocular Lens Pigmentation Removal
  • LASIK
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Radial Keratotomy
  • Refractive Lens Exchange
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery
  • Vitrectomy
  • 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 Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Good Samaritan Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Michael Reese/U Chicago
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Buka's Reviews

2.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Buka to family and friends
15 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Buka's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

He is very cold does not even introduce himself. Disregards you or any questions you have. I’m not sure why he is even practicing because his demeanor is so uncaring and does not listen to anything you ask him. He needs to retire. We left the office not knowing anything and he just walked out of...more
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Had a vision incident /left eye worsening. The asst did all the testing; Dr. Buka did not even remain in the room. He returned after all testing, told me I have 20/20 vision and that I read the charts. I told him during the exam I could not read the charts w/my left eye, & I told the asst I...more
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