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      Des Plaines, IL 60016

      Jeffrey Mono, MD

      Jeffrey Mono, MD

      Jeffrey Mono, MD

      "The practice of medicine is a very complex one in today's busy, high tech world. My goal is to provide my Chicago cataracts patients with a diagnosis, treatment options, surgical explanations, and advice. A working partnership, that of a doctor and patient, is necessary in the creation of a positive, productive result. I sincerely care for my patients, and offer them high quality, efficient health care."

      "I sincerely care for my patients"

      -Dr. Jeffrey Mono

      Dr. Jeffrey Mono is one of the five board-certified ophthalmologists providing superior patient eye-care at the Midwest Center for Sight. Dr. Mono is a talented cataract surgery specialist and an expert in oculoplastics, which includes reconstructive surgery around the eye related to injury or pathology. Dr. Jeffrey Mono also performs eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty), as well as some cosmetic procedures including Botox, Restylane, and Juvederm. Dr. Mono received his medical degree from University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan where he also received his bachelor's degree. He completed his ophthalmology residency at Georgetown University followed by an Oculoplastics Surgery Fellowship at the University of Toronto.

      Dr. Mono is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and a member of the Chicago Ophthalmologic Society, the American as well as a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Mono has been in private practice for over 20 years and has served as the Division Chairman of Ophthalmology at Lutheran General Hospital since 2002.

      Dr. Mono specializes in all cosmetic procedures, cataracts with Intraocular Lens implants and treatment of all medical eye conditions.

      Dr. Jeffrey Mono joined Dr. Marshall Hirshman working with physicians in Ukraine organize a facility with new laser technology for more efficient eye care for their patients.

      An animal lover, he has also worked with Lincoln Park Zoo operating on gorillas, chimpanzees, and turtles.

      Specialties

      Certified American Board of Ophthalmology, 1986

      Education and Degrees

      University of Toronto Oculoplastic
      Surgery Fellowship
      July 1984 - June 1985

      Georgetown University Ophthalmology
      Residency, Washington, D.C.
      July 1981 - June 1984

      Flexible Internship, Mercy Hospital,
      San Diego, California
      July 1980 - June 1981

      M.D. University of Michigan
      Ann Arbor, Michigan
      June 1980

      B.S. University of Michigan
      Ann Arbor, Michigan
      June 1977

      Practice Experience

      Division Chairman of Ophthalmology Lutheran General Hospital - Jan.1 2002 to present
      Ophthalmic Private Practice
      September 1988 - Present
      Des Plaines, Illinois

      Ophthalmic Private Practice
      September 1987 - August 1988
      Alexandria, Virginia

      Ophthalmic Private Practice July 1985 - 1987
      Chicago, Illinois

      Professional Memberships

      American Academy of Ophthalmology
      Chicago Ophthalmologic Society
      Lutheran General Hospital (Clinical Instructor)
      Alexian Brothers Hospital

      Boards Member of Medical Board
      Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, Illinois
      Surgical Advisory Board
      Lutheran General Hospital, 1990-2001
      Board Member Illinois Association of Ophthalmology
      1992-1994

      Awards Holy Family Hospital Physician Recognition Award, 1999

      University of Michigan, Outstanding Freshman Award, 1975

      Volunteer Organizations

      Clinical volunteer at Community Health Free Clinic, an inner city free clinic
      1998- Present
      Member of ORBIS International;
      recently participated in eye mission to Western China
      Lincoln Park Zoo Medical Advisory Committee

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