Dr. Kirk Packo, MD

Dr. Kirk Packo, MD

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64 y/o
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Dr. Kirk Packo, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Chicago, IL. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 38 years. Dr. Packo is affiliated with University of Illinois Hospital and Health Science System, Rush University Medical Center and Ingalls Memorial Hospital.

Illinois Retina Associates

1725 W Harrison St Ste 915

Chicago, IL 60612
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Accepted insurance

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

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Care Philosophy

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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Dr. Packo's Experience

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Dr. Packo'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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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Acquired Coloboma
  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • 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)
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Coreoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diagnostic Angiography
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • 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

  • University Of Notre Dame
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • St. John's Mercy Medical Center, St. Louis, Missouri
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Of Illinois Eye & Ear Infirmary
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Emory University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • University Of Illinois Eye & Ear Infirmary
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Packo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Packo's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Packo to family and friends
4.5
based on 8 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Packo'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
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Chicago, IL |
Amazing Doctor he is very compassionate and shows great concern for his patients. He has helped my vision go from pitch black with a complete ruptured globe to seeing light and shapes and being able to count how many fingers are held up infront of me. Still receiving long term treatment for my condition but very hopeful in his care.
in Illinois |
I cannot express strongly enough my gratitude to Dr Packo for his help with my retinal detachment. After 3 surgeries with another surgeon that were unsuccessful, I was referred to Dr. Packo. He is a very genuine, caring physician with world class surgical skills, in my opinion. Although I will not be getting complete vision back, he has reattached the retina and it is staying in place this time. I highly recommend him !
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Hospitals where Dr. Packo has admitting privileges

Rush University Medical Center
1653 W Congress Pkwy
Chicago, IL 60612
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Ingalls Memorial Hospital
1 Ingalls Dr
Harvey, IL 60426
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