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.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Oregon CommunityCare
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Lifewise Health Plan of Oregon
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Pacificare HMO
  • PacificSource Preferred PSN
  • Regence Oregon - Preferred Provider Network
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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