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
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 Ophthalmology
Certified 40 years in Ophthalmology
IL State Medical License
Active through 2014
Awards, Honors & Recognition
American College of Physicians
Publications & Presentations
Viral Retinitis following Intraocular or Periocular Corticosteroid Administration: A Case Series and Comprehensive Review of the Literature.
Takakura, A.,Tessler, H. H.,Goldstein, D. A.,Guex-Crosier, Y.,Chan, C. C.,Brown, D. M.,Thorne, J. E.,Wang, R.,Cunningham, E. T.
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.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
- BCBS Illinois PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access
- CIGNA PPO
- Cofinity PPO
- Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
- Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
- First Health PPO
- Great West PPO
- Harvard Pilgrim HMO
- HealthLink PPO
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Multiplan PHCS PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- Sagamore Health Plus
- United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
- United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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48 S Greenleaf St
Gurnee, IL 60031
Phone: (847) 662-4016
Fax: (847) 662-6982