Dr. Robert Weiss, MD

Dr. Robert Weiss, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

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  • Ophthalmology

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chronic Dacryoadenitis
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Keratitis
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

Procedures Performed

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Dacryocystectomy
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Sclera
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Lid Retraction
  • Tear Duct Surgery

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  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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  • 1

    Dr. Weiss has received 1 sanction

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    • Professional Misconduct  (5/6/2014)
    • Action Taken: Summary Suspension
    • Summary: Weiss, Robert A MD: License # 036081734: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician has been arrested and charged with unauthorized videotaping staff members at two practice locations. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has placed the physician’s license on SUMMARY SUPENSION for unprofessional and immoral conduct.
    • State: Illinois
  • 0
    Board Actions

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  • Medical School
    Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School

    Graduated in 1982

  • Internship Hospital
    Cook Co Hospital

    Completed in 1983

  • Residency Hospital
    The New York Presbyterian Cornell Med Center

    Completed in 1986

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Emory University Hospital

    Completed in 1987

    The New York Hospital Cornell Med Center

    Completed in 1987

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Polish

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Dr. Weiss' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • Sanctions found
  • No board actions found

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