Dr. Wendewessen Amde, MD

Dr. Wendewessen Amde, MD

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Dr. Wendewessen Amde, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Sycamore, IL and has been practicing for 12 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

Hauser Ross Eye Institute

1630 Gateway Dr

Sycamore, IL 60178
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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. Amde performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Floaters
very high
more than 97% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 89% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Amde'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. Amde's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Amde "Dr. Amde specializes in management of medical and surgical diseases of the vitreous and retina. His expertise includes the treatment of macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy, simple and complex retinal detachment repair, surgical removal of epiretinal membranes, and the surgical management of complex trauma cases. Dr. Amde also takes special interest in the diagnosis and medical and surgical management of eye inflammations and uveitis. Dr. Amde is a member of the American Society of Retina Specialists, The New York State Ophthalmological Society, and the American Medical Association. He completed his undergraduate education at the UCLA School of Medicine where he graduated with distinction as AOA (Alpha Omega Alpha Honor) Society. He then continued to complete his residency at the prestigious New York Eye and Ear Infirmary and his fellowship at the world renowned Kresge Eye Institute. Dr. Amde is board certified by the American board of Ophthalmology (through 2021). He has been with the Chicagoland Retinal Consultants and the Hauser-Ross Eye Institute since 2012."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Amde "Every procedure that’s performed at Hauser-Ross Eye Institute grants you the benefits and freedom of a life without limitations. Our state-of-the-art technology, innovative methods, and decades of experience make it possible for us to help you achieve the quality of life and health you aspire for."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

67  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Blurred Vision
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Color Blindness
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Night Blindness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pars Planitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Cysts
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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19  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Physical Examination
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Testing
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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

  • D Geffen Sch Of Med-Ucla
    Medical School | Graduated 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Amde has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Amde's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Amde to family and friends
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Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Amde's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr Amde is an excellent doctor and very Knowledgeable in his profession. He is very polite and takes his time to explain about the situation. I recommend him, especially, for people with Retina issues.
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