Dr. Mary Szatkowski-Pritikin, MD

Dr. Mary Szatkowski-Pritikin, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  

Accepting new patients

Dr. Mary Szatkowski-Pritikin, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 37 years. She specializes in ophthalmology.Read her story

Mary Szatkowski, MD and PritiSkin Aesthetics

111 N Wabash Ave Ste 1810

Chicago, IL 60602
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • American Republic
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Principal Life
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Szatkowski-Pritikin performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
more than 82% of peers
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
more than 76% of peers
more than 68% of peers

Dr. Szatkowski-Pritikin'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. Szatkowski-Pritikin's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Szatkowski-Pritikin "Dr. Mary Szatkowski has more than 25 years of experience helping people see more clearly and improve the appearance of their eyes, face and neck. She prides herself on her ability to "give her patients whatever they want from the neck up." She has a world-class education from the #1 Eye Institute in the United States and has the unique distinction of being the first woman ever accepted to train there. Since her graduation from Bascom Palmer Eye Institute and her fellowship in Oculoplastic Surgery at the University of San Diego, she's spent every day perfecting her art. She's improved thousands of people's lives and become a friend to her patients. Working out of her own private practice in Chicago's Chicago Loop neighborhood, she's dedicated to practicing medicine to a higher standard of care. Going beyond high quality clinical care and adopting the most advanced technologies, Dr. Mary provides warm, friendly, empathetic care. She's had every single procedure she offers to her patients done to herself first so she knows exactly what it's like and can answer every patient question. She's nationally-recognized for her work creating one of the finest ophthalmologic practices in the country and is a regular speaker at conferences both nationally and internationally."
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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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14  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Lid Retraction
  • 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.


  • University of Illinois
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1972
  • Loyola Stritch Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Loyola University Chicago, Edward Hines, Jr. Veteran Affairs Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University of California, San Diego
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Szatkowski-Pritikin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Szatkowski-Pritikin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Szatkowski-Pritikin to family and friends
9 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Szatkowski-Pritikin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Not consistent quality in terms of cosmetic service.
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