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Kirk H. Packo, MD

  • Ophthalmology
Board Certification:
  • Ophthalmology
Faculty Rank: Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary - Ophthalmology
Fellowship: Emory University Hospital - Vitreoretinal Surgery
Clinical Expertise:
  • Artificial retinal chip implantation
  • Retinal detachment
  • Retinal surgery
  • Retinopathy
  • Vitreoretinal surgery
Research Interests:
  • Age-related macular degeneration
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Artificial retinal prosthesis
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  • Illinois Retina Associates, S.C.
  • Professional Building
  • 1725 W. Harrison St.
  • Suite 915
  • Chicago, IL  60612
  • Phone: (312) 942-2117
  • Fax: (312) 563-2607
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  • Eye Center Physicians, Ltd
  • Professional Building
  • 1725 W. Harrison St.
  • Suite 906
  • Chicago, IL  60612
  • Phone: (312) 942-5315
  • Fax: (312) 942-2140
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  • Illinois Retina Associates, S.C.
  • West Building
  • 15300 West Ave.
  • Suite 212
  • Orland Park, IL  60462
  • Phone: (708) 364-3240
  • Fax: (708) 364-7252
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to Listings go back five years.

  1. Stellate Nonhereditary Idiopathic Foveomacular Retinoschisis.
    Ober MD, Freund KB, Shah M, Ahmed S, Mahmoud TH, Aaberg TM, Zacks DN, Gao H, Mukkamala K, Desai U, Packo KH, Yannuzzi LA
    2014 Mar 21
  2. Spontaneous anatomical and visual improvement in myopic macular retinoschisis.
    Chang JS, Packo KH, Flynn
    Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina
    2013 Sep 1
  3. A placebo-controlled trial of microplasmin intravitreous injection to facilitate posterior vitreous detachment before vitrectomy.
    Benz MS, Packo KH, Gonzalez V, Pakola S, Bezner D, Haller JA, Schwartz SD.
    Ophthalmology. 2010
    2010 Apr
    117(4):791-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2009.11.005.
  4. Acanthamoeba endophthalmitis following penetrating keratoplasty for Acanthamoeba keratitis.
    Davis MJ, Packo KH, Epstein RJ, Grostern RJ, Cohen JA.
    Arch Ophthalmol. 2010
    2010 Apr
    128(4):505-6. doi: 10.1001/archophthalmol.2010.33. No abstract available.
  5. Diagnostic and therapeutic challenges.
    Davis MJ, Ravage ZB, Packo KH, Arevalo JF, Bernstein PS, Berger AS.
    Retina. 2008
    2008 Mar
    28(3):520-4. doi: 10.1097/IAE.0b013e3181613437. No abstract available.
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