Dr. Richard J Grostern MD Ophthalmologist
Dr. Richard Grostern is an ophthalmologist in Chicago, Illinois and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including NorthShore University Health System Skokie Hospital and Rush University Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science and has been in practice for 19 years. Dr. Grostern accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 32 doctors at NorthShore University Health System Skokie Hospital and one of 49 at Rush University Medical Center who specialize in Ophthalmology.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology, Refractive Surgery, Uveitis
Clinical Interests: Ophthalmic Pathology
Education & Medical Training
Rush University Medical Center
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1995–1999
University of Wisconsin
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1999–2000
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Class of 1995
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified in Ophthalmology
IL State Medical License
Active through 2014
Awards, Honors & Recognition
American Academy of Ophthalmology
Publications & Presentations
April consultation #2.
Epstein, R. J.,Grostern, R.
Asteroid hyalosis of the vitreous humor: An uncommon finding.
Heagley, D.,Cantley, R.,Pitelka, L.,Grostern, R.,Gattuso, P.
Acanthamoeba endophthalmitis following penetrating keratoplasty for Acanthamoeba keratitis.
Davis, M.J., Packo, K.H., Epstein, R.J., Grostern, R.J., Cohen, J.A.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- CIGNA Open Access
- CIGNA PPO
- Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
- First Health PPO
- Great West PPO
- Multiplan PHCS PPO
- United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS Illinois PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
- HealthLink PPO
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
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1725 W Harrison St Ste 918
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 942-2734
Fax: (312) 942-2156