Dr. Robert Pearlman, MD

Dr. Robert Pearlman, MD

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Ophthalmology  ·  
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44 y/o
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Dr. Robert Pearlman, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 13 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

Chicagoland Retinal Consultants

1 E Wacker Dr

Chicago, IL 60601
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Insurance Accepted

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

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

Eye Surgery
very high
more than 91% of peers
Glaucoma
normal
more than 68% of peers
Eye Infections
normal
more than 50% of peers

Dr. Pearlman'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.

Dr. Pearlman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Pearlman "Dr. Pearlman is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Chicago Ophthalmological Society, the Illinois Association of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Retina Specialists. He is also an active member of the medical staffs of a variety of local hospitals. Dr. Pearlman is a graduate of the Wayne State University School of Medicine. He completed his internship at Hahnemann Hospital in Philadelphia and did his Ophthalmology residency at Temple University. He completed his fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery at Northwestern University and Medical Center under the direction of Dr. Lee Jampol and has since been appointed to the staff as a clinical instructor and researcher. Dr. Pearlman is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology (through December 31, 2024). Dr. Pearlman is Chicagoland Retinal Consultants Medical Director. He is fluent in Hebrew and Spanish and is an avid student of Arabic."
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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

12  Conditions Treated

11  Procedures

  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Retinal Testing
  • Soft Contact Lenses

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 Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Northwestern McGaw Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pearlman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pearlman's Reviews

2.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pearlman to family and friends
4 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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

Dr. Pearlman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I was unable to see Dr. Pearlman and because of that, I missed my monthly injection for macular degeneration. His staff insisted on a code that my family practice in Arizona could not provide because family practitioners are not allowed to issue CPT codes. The staff said I could pay out of pocket,...more
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He made us wait 2.5 hours for an appointment. After that he made us feel rushed and did not help us feel like we had our concerns addressed. We will not be coming back here and will be asking for a second opinion.
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