Dr. Joseph Civantos, MD

Dr. Joseph Civantos, MD

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53 y/o
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Dr. Joseph Civantos, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Hinsdale, IL. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 28 years. Dr. Civantos is affiliated with Rush University Medical Center, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Ingalls Memorial Hospital and Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center.

Illinois Retina Associates

12 Salt Creek Ln Ste 110

Hinsdale, IL 60521
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Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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Retinal Vein Occlusion
very high
more than 98% of peers
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 97% of peers
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Civantos "As Retinal Specialists we are dedicated to the finest & most up to date care. We are on the cutting edge, involved in the latest clinical studies and at the forefront of new developments & treatments for our patients. We can do so much to preserve & improve vision, a most cherished sense. Taking care of patients who have retinal problems & helping them to relieve their anxiety over the health of their eyes is very rewarding. "Every day we try to give the best care possible to our patients"."

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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
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Night Blindness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemangioma
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diagnostic Angiography
  • Eye Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Retinal Testing
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • 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

  • Harvard Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • Columbia University / College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Miami
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Bascon Palmer Eye Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Rush University Medical Cntr-Depart Of Ophthalmology/Illinois Retina Associates
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Civantos has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Civantos' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Civantos to family and friends
3.3
based on 3 total reviews
Dr. Civantos' 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
    10 to 15 minutes
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Hospitals where Dr. Civantos has admitting privileges

Rush University Medical Center
1653 W Congress Pkwy
Chicago, IL 60612
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Adventist Hinsdale Hospital
120 N Oak St
Hinsdale, IL 60521
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Ingalls Memorial Hospital
1 Ingalls Dr
Harvey, IL 60426
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Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center
333 North Madison Street
Joliet, IL 60435
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