Dr. Robert J. Olk, MD
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Dr. Robert J. 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
(314) 569-2020

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Dr. Olk specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in Saint Louis, MO. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

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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

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

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    Malpractice Claim

    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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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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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

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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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's Office & Staff

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10 – 15 minutes

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Spends appropriate amount of time with patients