Dr. Stephen Krates, DO

Dr. Stephen Krates, DO

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 62
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Dr. Stephen Krates, DO is an ophthalmology specialist in Orland Park, IL and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Midwestern Univ Chicago Coll Of Osteo Med in 1981 and specializes in ophthalmology.

15300 West Ave Ste 315

Orland Park, IL 60462

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Dry Eyes
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cataract
very high
more than 99% of peers
Senile Cataracts
very high
more than 98% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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6  Procedures

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

  • Michigan State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • Midwestern Univ Chicago Coll Of Osteo Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Botsford General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Botsford Gnrl Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Stanford University Basic Life Sciences Eye Course
    Other Education | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Krates has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Krates' Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Krates to family and friends
154 total reviews (123 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (154)

  • 5
    (147)
  • 4
    (4)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Krates' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (123)

We found Dr. Krates totally deserved of the high recommendations from people we know in the eye care field. He is very progressive and has a state of the art mindset in his treatment of eyes and people. Dr. Krates, Dr. Kasper and their staff were a step ahead of all our questions and concerns at...more
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My experience with Dr. Krates was as my research told me, he is extremely knowledgeable in his field, he explains everything in layman's terms, he is kind and always has a smile to greet you but, most important he is an incredible surgeon! I have and will continue to recommend Dr Krates to my...more
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Dr. Karates and his entire staff were wonderful during the entire process leading up to and following my cataract surgery. There was very little or no wait times for my scheduled appointments.
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Recommending Dr. Krates to all who mention needing eye surgery.
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I have had glasses since I was 13 months old so this surgery was scary for me, but Dr. Krates did a great job and made it almost a pleasant experience. Thank you Dr. Krates.
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