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

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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  • Internship Hospital
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    • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

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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

      No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    • 0
      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

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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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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Olk

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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients