Dr. Robert Olk, MD

Dr. Robert Olk, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 71
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Dr. Robert Olk, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Rush Medical College Of Rush University in 1975 and specializes in ophthalmology.

11710 Old Ballas Rd Ste 102

Saint Louis, MO 63141

Contact Information

(314) 569-2020

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Retinal Vein Occlusion
very high
more than 99% of peers
Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
very high
more than 99% of peers
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Olk'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*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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12  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cyclocryotherapy
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Iridectomy
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

  • Rush Medical College Of Rush University
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Rush Presby St Lukes Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Rush Presbyterian Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Rush Presbyterian St. Luke`S Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Rush-Presbyterian-St.Luke's MD. Ct.
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Washington University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Johns Hopkins
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Olk has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Olk's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Olk to family and friends
5 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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

Dr. Olk's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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