Eligijus Lelis, M.D.

Specialties:

Ophthalmology
  • Silver Cross Health Connection

Call 815-469-3033

Dr. Lelis is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.  Dr. Lelis attended medical school at the Case Western Reserve School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio, after receiving his Bachelor of Science degree from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. His postgraduate training included an internship at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. His residency was completed at the Loyola University of Chicago.

Dr. Lelis regularly performs LASIK surgery for the correction of nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism along with cataract surgeries.  He has performed over 20,000 surgeries in his career to date. 

Contact Information

  • Office: 815-469-3033

Locations

Profile

Gender:

Male

Languages:

Lithuanian

Experience

Year began practicing: 1989

Year joined staff: 1989

Education

Case Western Reserve University

Internships

Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Residency

Loyola University, Foster G. McGraw Hospital
Edward Hines VA Hospital

Board Certified

  • Ophthalmology

Accepted Insurance

  • HFN, INC.-PPO
  • (GENERAL)-HMO, PPO, WORKERS COMPENSATION
  • UNICARE (HEALTHLINK)-PPO
  • CATERPILLAR-PPO
  • AETNA-HMO
  • MEDICAID-MEDICAID
  • MEDICARE-MEDICARE

Other Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Professional Memberships

He is also a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Illinois Association of Ophthalmology, and the Illinois Society for the Prevention of Blindness. 

Accepting Referrals

  • Ophthalmology

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.