Christopher Pelzek, M.D.

Specialties:

Retina Specialist
  • Silver Cross Health Connection

Call 815-744-1812

Accepting new patients.

Dr. Christopher Pelzek attended the University of Wisconsin, where he received a B.S. Honors degree in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Psychology. Dr. Pelzek earned his medical degree at the University of Wisconsin before completing an internship at St. Luke’s Medical Center - Department of Internal Medicine. He served his ophthalmology residency at Wilmer Eye Institute—Johns Hopkins Hospital and completed a Retina-Vitreous Fellowship at Doheny Eye Institute at the University of Southern California.

Dr. Pelzek is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Retina Specialists, Chicago Ophthalmological Society, and American Medical Association.

Contact Information

  • Fax: 815-744-1589

Retina Vitreous Associates

Locations

Profile

Gender:

Male

Languages:

Spanish

Experience

Year began practicing: 2000

Year joined staff: 2010

Education

1996
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine

Residency

2000
Wilmer Eye Institute, John Hopkins

Fellowship

2002
Doheny Eye Institute,USC

Board Certified

  • Retina Specialist
  • Ophthalmology

Other Specialties

  • Retina Specialist
  • Ophthalmology

Accepting Referrals

  • Ophthalmology
  • Retina Specialist

Areas Of Interest

Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinal Exams, Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular Degeneration, Macular Diseases, Retinal Detachment, Retinal Detachment Surgery

Physicians on Silver Cross Hospital’s Medical Staff have expertise in their areas of practice to meet the needs of patients seeking their care. These physicians are independent practitioners on the Medical Staff and are not the agents or employees of Silver Cross Hospital. They treat patients based upon their independent medical judgment and they bill patients separately for their services.