Dr. Michael Joseph Paxhia, MD

Dr. Michael Joseph Paxhia, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. Michael Joseph Paxhia, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Des Plaines, IL and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1994 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1400 E Golf Rd Ste 212

Des Plaines, IL 60016

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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

Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
very high
more than 92% of peers
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
very high
more than 92% of peers
Eye Cancer
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Paxhia'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*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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3  Procedures

  • Eye Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • 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.

Education

  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Pennsylvania State University College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Duke University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Paxhia has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Paxhia's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Paxhia to family and friends
4 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Paxhia'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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