Dr. Richard Zak, MD

Dr. Richard Zak, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Richard Zak, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Aurora, IL and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1983 and specializes in ophthalmology and vitreoretinal disease & surgery.

1300 N Highland Ave Ste 1

Aurora, IL 60506

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Retina Diseases
high
more than 81% of peers
Macular Edema
normal
more than 79% of peers
Macular Hole
normal
more than 79% of peers

Dr. Zak'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.

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

40  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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7  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • 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 1983
  • Loyola University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Swedish Covenant Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • West Virginia University Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Zak has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zak's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zak to family and friends
3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Zak'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

    10 to 15 minutes
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