Dr. Lawrence Wolin, MD

Dr. Lawrence Wolin, MD

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65 y/o
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Dr. Lawrence Wolin, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Arlington Heights, IL and has been practicing for 36 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

Northwest Ophthalmology

1602 W Central Rd

Arlington Heights, IL 60005
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Dental
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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

Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
very high
more than 97% of peers
Senile Cataracts
very high
more than 97% of peers
Cataract
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Wolin'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.

Dr. Wolin's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Wolin "Dr. Lawrence Wolin has been practicing Ophthalmology for more than 35 years. He has been serving Arlington Heights, Illinois area."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wolin "Dr. Lawrence Wolin has been a practicing ophthalmologist at Northwest Ophthalmology since 1982. He specializes in laser-assisted cataract surgery, multifocal and toric intraocular lens implants. He also maintains surgical expertise in refractive surgery.Dr. Wolin earned an undergraduate degree from Northwestern University, and graduated from the Loyola-Stritch School of Medicine at Loyola University in Maywood, Illinois. Shortly thereafter, he completed an internship at Mount Sinai Hospital in Chicago and an ophthalmology residency, culminating as chief resident, at Michael Reese Hospital Medical Center in Chicago.A board-certified ophthalmologist, Dr. Wolin, is a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS), the International Society of Refractive Surgery (ISRS), and the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO). He served as a Clinical Assistant Professor in Ophthalmology at both the University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary in Chicago and Michael Reese Hospital Medical Center.Currently, Dr. Wolin is an attending physician at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, Illinois. He also performs surgery at Novamed Eye Surgery Centers in Chicago, Illinois."
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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

93  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • 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
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Photokeratitis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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15  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Surgery

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 4/6/2015
    Amount or Range: $1,000,000.00
    Nature of Complaint: COOK COUNTY, IL
    State: 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

  • LOYOLA UNIV OF CHICAGO STRITCH SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Mt Sinai Hospital Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Michael Reese Hosp Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Wolin has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Wolin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Polish
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wolin's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wolin to family and friends
41 total reviews (31 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (41)

  • 5
    (31)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Wolin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (31)

Everyone is great and helpful at the office.
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The staff and Dr Wolin had me feeling positive after each visit
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