R. Joseph Olk,
Dr. Olk received
his medical degree from Rush Medical College and completed
his ophthalmology residency at Rush Presbyterian - St.
Luke's Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Olk
completed a fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery at Barnes
Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine and and
additional fellowship in retinal vascular diseases and the
Wilmer Institute, John Hopkins University School of
Medicine. He is board certified by the American Board
of Ophthalmology and a member of The American Society of
Retina Specialists, The Macula Society and the American
Academy of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Peralta received his medical
degree from Francisco Marroquin University School of
Medicine and completed his ophthalmology residency at the
prestigious Rodolfo Robles Eye and Ear hospital in
Guatemala City, Central America.
Dr. Peralta then completed a
vítreo-retinal surgical fellowship at Louisiana State
University Eye Center and an additional fellowship in
research and management of macular diseases at Tulane
University Medical Center in New Orleans, LA under the
directions of Dr. Gholam Peyman. Dr. Peralta has
practiced in St. Louis for 14 years and he has experience
in managing complex vítreo-retinal cases. He is board
certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, a Fellow
of the International Council of Ophthalmology (FICO),
a member of the the American Society of Retina
Specialists, American Academy of Ophthalmology and the
Panamerican Association of Ophthalmology.
Levent Akduman, M.D.
Akduman received his medical and ophthalmology degree in
Turkey. He completed two fellowships subspecializing in
uveitis/inflammatory eye diseases (fellowship at
Washington University, St. Louis MO) and Vitreoretinal
surgery (fellowship at Barnes Retina Institute/Washington
University, St. Louis, MO). He practiced and taught at
Saint Louis University, Department of Ophthalmology for 16
years. He a has published over 70 peer review articles,
over 20 book chapters, was co-editor in two books, and has
participated in several nationwide clinical studies on
Retinal diseases as principal or co-investigator. Dr.
Akduman is board certified by the American Board of
Ophthalmology, an Adjunct Professor of Ophthalmology at
Saint Louis University, and a member of American Academy
of Ophthalmology, Association for Research and Vision in
Ophthalmology, American Uveitis Society, and American
Society of Retina Specialists. Dr. Akduman has been listed
among the Best Doctors (2007-2008, 2017-2018) nominated
and voted by his peers in the field.