Dr. Nicholas Caro, MD

Dr. Nicholas Caro, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
(44)
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Dr. Nicholas Caro, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin in 1979 and specializes in ophthalmology, cornea & external diseases, and more.

4151B W Peterson Ave

Chicago, IL 60646

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Top Care Areas

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

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
normal
more than 42% of peers
Floaters
normal
more than 27% of peers
Glaucoma
normal
more than 21% of peers

Dr. Caro'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Caro "With the latest technology, our eye doctor and eye care team strives to exceed the standards for eye health care. Our comprehensive eye health examination can detect diseases like Glaucoma and Diabetes, that not only affect your eyes, but overall health. If diagnosed early, many eye conditions can be successfully managed.Our innovative technological equipment allows us to detect even the smallest changes in your vision, and eye health. Our state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment helps us ascertain your risk factors for debilitating eye diseases and whole body diseases, which, with early detection in many cases, are manageable. "

3  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Caro does not have any board certifications listed.

19  Conditions Treated

9  Procedures

  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Patch
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Implantable Contact Lens
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Vision Screening

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

2 Sanctions
  • Conviction relating to fraud (11/9/2017)
    Action Taken: Suspension
    Summary: Caro, Nicholas Charles MD: License # 036.061321: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician has been convicted of mail fraud and theft or embezzlement from Employee Benefit Plan. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation placed the physician's license on indefinite SUSPENSION for a minimum of two years.
    State: Illinois
  • Disciplinary action in another state (3/21/2012)
    Action Taken: Surrender
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Wisconsin
0 Board Actions

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

Education

  • Marquette U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • Medical College of Wisconsin
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Cook Co Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Cook Co Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Caro has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Caro has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Caro's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Caro to family and friends
44 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (44)

  • 5
    (39)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Caro'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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