Dr. Mark Golden, MD

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Dr. Mark Golden, MD
Dr. Mark Golden is a board-certified ophthalmologist with 28 years of experience helping patients see more clearly and live better lives. He was one of the first Lasik pioneers and helped open dozens of surgery centers across the country, training hundreds of doctors over the years. Now, he's shifting his practice to a more creative and esthetic side, offering treatments like Juvederm and Botox which allow him to help his patients feel more self confident in a matter of minutes. His practice is founded on strong ideals and focused on providing excellent customer service. They have a strict no-wait policy to make sure every patient is seen on time and so that the office can run as efficiently as possible. For patients who arrive early there are free snacks, a comfortable waiting room and friendly staff to greet them. Dr. Golden received his MD from St. Louis University's School of Medicine. In his free time, he loves spending time with his wife, trying to be the best dad there is, and cooking for friends.

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Dr. Golden's Care Philosophy

I care for every patient the way that I would want to be treated. That means that we strive to see our patients on time, every time, and there is never any waiting. Every patient is given enough time to ask all of their questions. We offer a comfortable office, in a convenient location, with unsurpassed service.

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    Dr. Golden accepts 16 insurance carriers

    Dr. Golden is now accepting new patients
    The John Hancock Center875 N Michigan Ave Ste 1550
    Chicago, IL 60611
    This provider offers the following appointment availability:
    Same Day
    Next Day
    Saturday
    (312) 291-9680Get Directions

    Dr. Golden's Reviews

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Golden to family and friends
    5.0
    based on 1 review
    Dr. Golden'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
      Under 10 minutes
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    Dr. Mark Golden is a board-certified ophthalmologist with 28 years of experience helping patients see more clearly and live better lives. He was one of the first Lasik pioneers and helped open dozens of surgery centers across the country, training hundreds of doctors over the years. Now, he's shifting his practice to a more creative and esthetic side, offering treatments like Juvederm and Botox which allow him to help his patients feel more self confident in a matter of minutes.

    His practice is founded on strong ideals and focused on providing excellent customer service. They have a strict no-wait policy to make sure every patient is seen on time and so that the office can run as efficiently as possible. For patients who arrive early there are free snacks, a comfortable waiting room and friendly staff to greet them. Dr. Golden received his MD from St. Louis University's School of Medicine. In his free time, he loves spending time with his wife, trying to be the best dad there is, and cooking for friends.

    Dr. Golden's Care Philosophy

    I care for every patient the way that I would want to be treated. That means that we strive to see our patients on time, every time, and there is never any waiting. Every patient is given enough time to ask all of their questions. We offer a comfortable office, in a convenient location, with unsurpassed service.

    Dr. Golden'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
    •  Malpractice claims found
    •  Sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

    Background Check

    • 1
      Malpractice Claim

      Dr. Golden has 1 malpractice claim

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      • Settlement (10/29/2012)
      • Amount or Range: $367,326.00
      • Nature of Complaint: Cook County, IL
      • State: Illinois
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    • 1
      Sanction

      Dr. Golden has received 1 sanction

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      What is a sanction or disciplinary action
      • Self-prescribing drugs and/or controlled substances (3/27/2013)
      • Action Taken: Probation
      • Summary: Golden, Mark I MD: License # 036-072116: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician has engaged in self-prescribing of controlled substances and inadequate controlled substance recordkeeping. ACTION TAKEN; The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has placed the physician’s Illinois license on indefinite PROBATION for a minimum of two years and imposed a FINE in the amount of $10,000.00.
      • State: Illinois
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      Board Actions

      No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Board Certifications

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    • Ophthalmology

    Conditions Treated

    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Allergic Conjunctivitis
    • Bacterial Conjunctivitis
    • Blepharitis
    • Brain Disorders
    • Cataract
    • Chalazion
    • Corneal Abrasion
    • Corneal Infections 
    • Diabetes
    • Dry Eyes
    • Eye Disease
    • Eye Infections
    • Eyelid Disorders
    • Foreign Body in Eye
    • Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache
    • Keratitis
    • Ocular Herpes (Herpes of the Eye)
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Presbyopia
    • Stye
    • Uveitis

    Education

    • Medical School
      Saint Louis University School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1984

    • Internship Hospital
      St Johns Mercy Med Center

      Completed in 1985

    • Residency Hospital
      Bethesda Eye Institute

      Completed in 1988

    • Undergraduate School
      University Of Chicago

      Graduated in 1977

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Professional Affiliations

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    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Procedures Performed

    • Botox® Injection
    • Botox® for Chronic Migraine
    • Chemodenervation
    • Contact Lens Exams
    • Diabetes Eye Care
    • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
    • Eye Drops
    • Eye Examination
    • Eye Procedure
    • Eye Surgery
    • Eyeglasses
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Glaucoma Treatment
    • Juvéderm® Injection
    • LASIK
    • Laser Surgery
    • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
    • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
    • Punctal Plug Insertion
    • Refractive Surgery