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Dr. Michael Joseph Paxhia M.D., Ophthalmologist
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Dr. Michael Joseph Paxhia M.D.

Ophthalmologist

1400 E Golf Rd Suite 212 Des Plaines IL, 60016

About

Dr. Michael Paxhia is an ophthalmologist practicing in Des Plaines, IL. Dr. Paxhia specializes in eye and vision care. As an ophthalmologist, Dr. Paxhia can practice medicine as well as surgery. Opthalmologists can perform surgeries because they have their medical degrees along with at least eight years of additional training. Dr. Paxhia can diagnose and treat diseases, perform eye operations and prescribe eye glasses and contacts. Ophthalmologists can also specialize even further in a specific area of eye care.

Education and Training

Univ of Il Coll of Med, Chicago Il 1994

University of Illinois College of Medicine 1994

Board Certification

OphthalmologyAmerican Board of OphthalmologyABO

Provider Details

Male Italian 22 years of experience

Treatments

  • Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular Degeneration, Vitreoretinal Surgery And More
  • Cataracts
  • Diabetes
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Glaucoma
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Tear
  • Uveitis
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Blepharitis
  • Chalazion

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow American Academy of Ophthalmology 

Fellowships

  • Duke University Medical Center - Medical Retina   
  • Duke University, Medical Retina    1998

Dr. Michael Joseph Paxhia M.D.'s Practice location

Practice At 1400 E Golf Rd Suite 212

1400 E Golf Rd Suite 212 -
Des Plaines, IL 60016
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New patients: 847-296-4020
Fax: 847-296-5926

Michael J Paxhia MD

2454 E Dempster St Ste 400 -
Des Plaines, IL 60016
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New patients: 847-299-0700

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800 W CENTRAL ROAD ARLINGTON HEIGHTS IL 60005

Head west on West Dempster Street (US 14) 1100 ft
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