Dr. Howard Harvey Tessler MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Howard Tessler is an ophthalmologist in Gurnee, Illinois and is affiliated with Vista Medical Center East. He received his medical degree from University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and has been in practice for 49 years. Dr. Tessler accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 6 doctors at Vista Medical Center East who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology

Clinical Interests: Retina, Cornea, uveitis, medical retinal disease, external disease and corneal disease

Hospital Affiliation

Vista Medical Center East

Education & Medical Training

University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1969 - 1972

University of Chicago
Residency, General Practice, 1965 - 1966

Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1966 - 1967

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Class of 1965

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 5 years in Internal Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACP), American College of Physicians

Publications & Presentations

Long-term, drug-free remission of sympathetic ophthalmia with high-dose, short-term chlorambucil therapy.
Patel, S. S.,Dodds, E. M.,Echandi, L. V.,Couto, C. A.,Schlaen, A.,Tessler, H. H.,Goldstein, D. A.

Adalimumab therapy for refractory uveitis: results of a multicentre, open-label, prospective trial.
Suhler, E. B.,Lowder, C. Y.,Goldstein, D. A.,Giles, T.,Lauer, A. K.,Kurz, P. A.,Pasadhika, S.,Lee, S. T.,de Saint Sardos, A.,Butler, N. J.,Tessler, H. H.,Smith, J. R.,Rosenbaum, J. T.

Immunologic and Genetic Markers in Patients With Idiopathic Ocular Inflammation and a Family History of Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
Abbasian, J., Martin, T. M., Patel, S., Tessler, H. H., Goldstein, D. A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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