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OUR STAFF

Doctors

Mildred M.G. Olivier, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Mildred M.G. Olivier, MD, is Professor of Ophthalmology at John H. Stroger, Jr., Hospital at Cook County, Midwestern University, and Olympia Fields Osteopathic Hospital. She is currently the CEO and founder of Midwest Glaucoma Center, P.C. Dr. Olivier received her bachelor's degree from Loyola University and her medical degree from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, formerly The Chicago Medical School. She completed her residency at Columbia University at Harlem Hospital Center in New York. She completed her Fellowship at the Kresge Eye Institute at Wayne State University under the direction of Dong Shin, MD, PhD.

ANJALI Parekh , M.D

Dr. Parekh completed her undergraduate education at the University of Michigan majoring in Biology and English. She then earned her medical degree from the Chicago Medical School. During medical school she was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society and was awarded the Chicago Medical School Board of Trustees Scholarship for Academic Achievement in Clinical Training and the American Society for Clinical Pathology Award for Academic Excellence. She completed her residency at the Shiley Eye Center and her glaucoma fellowship at the Hamilton Glaucoma Center at the University of California San Diego. Dr. Parekh has coauthored several publications to date in peer reviewed ophthalmology journals. She has presented her clinical research at the American Glaucoma Society and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meetings. She is currently a board certified ophthalmologist who holds membership in the American Academy of Ophthalmology, The American Glaucoma Society, and Women In Ophthalmology. She completed a uveitis fellowship at Northwestern

Technicians

Stefanie

ophthalmic technician

Stefanie is an ophthalmic technician who has been working at the Midwest Glaucoma Center, P.C. for more than 10 years. Her job includes helping Drs. Olivier and Parekh collect patients’ data and measurements for the correct diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases and problems. She also assists the physicians in the practice with any minor surgeries. Stephanie helps patients by explaining treatment procedures and by ensuring that all documentation needed for a surgical procedures is completed. In addition, she schedules surgeries for Dr. Olivier and Dr. Parekh. Stephanie enjoys life with her husband and two children when she is outside of the office.

Chris

ophthalmic technician

Chris is an ophthalmic technician who has been working at the Midwest Glaucoma Center, P.C. for over 5 years. She helps Drs. Olivier and Parekh collect data and measurements needed for the correct diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases and problems. She also schedules laser procedures, along with obtaining patient consent and coordinating the necessary appointments. In addition, Chris performs technical and diagnostic tests done in the office. She enjoys life with her husband and two children when she is outside of the office, and has a particular passion for Harley Davidson motorcycles.

Pana

ophthalmic technician

Pana is our newest staff member. He recently graduated from the University of Illinois and wants to continue on to medical school. During his college years, Pana had been working with ophthalmologists. Now he will be taking science courses as he prepares for a career in medicine. He is learning more about the field of ophthalmology while working part-time as a technician in our office. As a first generation Greek American, Pana brings diversity to our team through his heritage and as a male working in the field.

Office

Audrey

receptionist

Audrey is our receptionist. She answers the phone and helps to check you in upon your arrival to our office. She has been working at the Midwest Glaucoma Center for over three years. She speaks to the referring physician and schedules appointment for Drs. Olivier, Parekh and Davis. She sends insurance information and medical history packets to you in the mail or directs you to our website for electronic entry. Audrey processes any information that is needed prior to your examination. She also sees to the collection of co-payments and ensures that the referral letter is sent to your referring physician. Audrey enjoys life with her family outside of the office..

Cybil

in charge

Cybil is a long time employee of the Midwest Glaucoma Center. She is in charge of ensuring that office billings and collections are complete. If there are any pre-certification papers that are needed prior to your appointment, she can let you know. She also can check your insurance to see whether a referral is required. Most questions on payments to the office are finalized with her. Outside the office, Cybil enjoys life with her family.

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