Dr. Robert Olk, MD
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Dr. Robert Olk, MD

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Ophthalmology | Male

Missouri Eye Assocs/Retina Center 11710 Old Ballas Rd Ste 102 Saint Louis, MO 63141 Get Directions

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Dr. Robert Olk, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Saint Louis, MO. He is 70 years old and has been practicing for 42 years. Dr. Olk is affiliated with SSM Health St. Clare Hospital.

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    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
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    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
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  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  Malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    Dr. Olk has 1 malpractice claim

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    • Settlement (8/31/2012)
    • Amount or Range: $100,000.00
    • Nature of Complaint: WILLIAMSON COUNTY, IL
    • State: Illinois
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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinitis
  • 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
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Optic Neuritis
  • 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)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    Rush Medical College Of Rush University

    Graduated in 1975

  • Internship Hospital
    Rush Presby St Lukes Hospital

    Completed in 1976

  • Residency Hospital
    Rush Presbyterian Hospital
    Rush Presbyterian St. Luke`S Medical Center
    Rush-Presbyterian-St.Luke's MD. Ct.
    Washington University School Of Medicine
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Barnes Jewish Hospital

    Completed in 1980

    Johns Hopkins

    Completed in 1981

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • 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