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Dr. Randy Epstein, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Highland Park, IL. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 32 years.Read his story
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Dr. Epstein's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Epstein "Randy Epstein, M.D., is the Chief Executive Officer of Chicago Cornea Consultants. A Chicago native, Dr. Epstein grew up in West Rogers Park and earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois in Urbana. He received his Medical Degree from Rush Medical College in Chicago and completed his ophthalmology residency at Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center. Following his residency, Dr. Epstein completed fellowships in both ocular immunology and cornea-external diseases and refractive surgery at Emory University in Atlanta, where he was the recipient of the highly-regarded National Research Service Award. In 1986, Dr. Epstein returned to his Chicago roots to join Dr. Richard Dennis in practice and was soon appointed to the faculty of Rush Medical College. His areas of medical specialty include refractive lens and corneal surgery and the management of complications resulting from these procedures. In addition, Dr. Randy Epstein is actively involved in teaching medical students, residents, and numerous ophthalmologists, both nationally and internationally. In addition to being listed numerous times as one of Chicago’s “top doctors” by Chicago Magazine, he has received the Honor Award and, in 2004, the Senior Achievement Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and the Emory University Distinguished Alumnus Award. Dr. Randy Epstein is a Professor of ophthalmology at Rush University and is a prominent member of a number of professional organizations, including the American Medical Association, Illinois State Medical Society (Ophthalmology Risk Management Sub-Committee Chairman), Chicago Medical Society, Lake County Medical Society, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, International Society of Refractive Surgery (former Committee Chairman), and Illinois Association of Ophthalmology/Chicago Ophthalmological Society (former Annual Program Director). Dr. Randy Epstein also serves as a consultant to numerous corporations and medical advisory boards, committing his time and efforts to helping shape the evolving world of refractive surgery. Dr. Epstein also serves on the Midwest Eye-Bank's "Illinois Advisory Council", which raises funds for eye research, and for patients needing corneal transplants."
This content was provided by Dr. Epstein "Chicago Cornea Consultants, Ltd. is one of the Midwest's leading practices dedicated to surgical vision correction procedures (laser surgery), as well as cornea and external disease consultation. Our goal is to provide our patients with the highest quality, state-of-the-art eye care. Whether it is LASIK laser surgery or a general eye exam, you can count on our doctors to provide the best care available."
Cornea & Refractive Surgery
Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Myopia, Type 6
Progressive High Myopia
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
Cataract Removal Surgery
Clear Lens Surgery With Multifocal Implants
Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking (CXL)
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Implantable Contact Lens
KAMRA™ Inlay Procedure
Photo Therapeutic Keratectomy
Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
Refractive Lens Exchange
Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
0 Malpractice Claims
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No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
0 Board Actions
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University of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
Medical School | Graduated 1980
Rush Presby/St Lukes
Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
Rush Presbyterian St Luke'S Med Center Chicago Il
Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
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