Dr. Meenakshi Chaku, MD

Dr. Meenakshi Chaku, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 40
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Dr. Meenakshi Chaku, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Maywood, IL and has been practicing for 7 years. She graduated from Wayne State University in 2006 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2160 S 1st Ave

Maywood, IL 60153

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Net
  • Medicaid
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Glaucoma
very high
more than 95% of peers
Glaucoma Surgery
very high
more than 93% of peers
Ocular Hypertension
high
more than 85% of peers

Dr. Chaku'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

25  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chronic Angle-Closure Glaucoma
  • Color Blindness
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Entropion
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypotropia
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Migraine
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Ulcer

13  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Eye Examination
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Peripheral Iridotomy
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
  • YAG Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty

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

  • Wayne State University
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Henry Fordhosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Kresge Eye Institute / Wayne State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • University Of Virginia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chaku has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chaku's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chaku to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
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Dr. Chaku's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I have been to several excellent glaucoma doctors, but Dr. Chaku is the most knowledgeable glaucoma doctor I have ever gone to. She is the best glaucoma doctor around, there has not been one question that she could not answer or explain to me. Takes the time to make sure that you understand...more
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