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John C. Michael, MD John Michael

  • University of Chicago
    Pritzker School of Medicine

  • University of Wisconsin (Madison) Ophthalmology Residency

  • University of Wisconsin (Madison)
    Retina Fellowship

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology Board Certified

Matthew M. Wessel, MD Matthew M. Wessel

  • Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
    Medical School

  • Weill Cornell Ophthalmology Residency

  • Weill Cornell Surgical Vitreo-retinal Fellowship

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology Board Certified

Preeti R. Poley, MD Preeti R. Poley

  • Rush University, College of Medicine

  • State University of New York Downstate Hospital
    Ophthalmology Residency

  • University Of Nebraska Medical Center
    Surgical Retina Fellowship

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology Board Certified

Rumya R. Rao, MD Rumya Rao

  • University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Medical School

  • Northwestern University Ophthalmology Residency

  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Retina Fellowship

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology Board Certified

Dr. Herbert Becker, M.D. John Michael

  • University of Washington
    Medical degree

  • Ophthalmology residency at Eastern Virginia Medical School

  • University of Illinois at Chicago for two fellowships programs

  • One in pediatric ophthalmology and the other in vitreortinal ophthalmology

  • Dr. Herbert Becker, M.D. is a fellowship trained ophthalmologist in both Pediatric and Strabismus as well as Retina and Vitreous Disease. He has been practicing ophthalmology for over 10 years. He is a highly trained surgeon who performs extraocular muscle surgeries, vitrectomies, retinal repairs, laser surgeries and various other ocular procedures on both children and adults.

    Dr. Becker was born in Spokane, Washington. He received his medical degree from the University of Washington and completed his ophthalmology residency at Eastern Virginia Medical School. He then went on to The University of Illinois at Chicago where he finished two separate fellowship programs, one in pediatric ophthalmology and the other in vitreo-retinal ophthalmology. He has been treating patients in the greater Chicagoland area and Rockford since 1998.

    Dr. Becker enjoys treating children and help everything from the premature infant eye care to adolescent eye alignment problems. As an accomplished retina surgeon, he helps to preserve sight with his diabetic and macular degeneration patients.

 
 
 
 
 

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