Dr. Christopher David Pelzek MD Ophthalmologist
Dr. Christopher Pelzek is an ophthalmologist in Gary, Indiana. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Advocate Christ Medical Center and Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers. He received his medical degree from University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and has been in practice for 18 years. He is one of 31 doctors at Advocate Christ Medical Center and one of 25 at Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers who specialize in Ophthalmology.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology
Education & Medical Training
Johns Hopkins University
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1997 - 2000
Aurora Health Care
Internship, Transitional Year, 1996 - 1997
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Class of 1996
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine
MA State Medical License
Active through 2014
FL State Medical License
Active through 2015
Publications & Presentations
Inverted pneumatic retinopexy: a method of treating retinal detachments associated with inferior retinal breaks.
Chang, T.S., Pelzek, C.D., Nguyen, R.L., Purohit, S.S., Scott, G.R., Hay, D.
Diabetic macular edema: review and update.
Pelzek, C., Lim, J. I.
Mitomycin C suppresses aqueous human flow in cynomolgus monkeys.
Kee, C., Pelzek, C. D., Kaufman, P. L.
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8679 Connecticut St
Gary, IN 46410
Phone: (219) 769-9022
Fax: (219) 769-1918