Dr. Meenakshi Chaku, MD

Dr. Meenakshi Chaku, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 39
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Meenakshi Chaku, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Maywood, IL. She is 39 years old and has been practicing for 11 years.

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

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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

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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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
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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chaku to family and friends
3.3
based on 3 total reviews
Dr. Chaku's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Chaku accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Blue Care Elect PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Health Net
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • UniCare
    UniCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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