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 is a board-certified
ophthalmologist, fellowship-trained in vítreo-retinal
disorders and a Fellow of the International Council of
Dr. Peralta received his
subspecialty training in vítreo-retinal disorders at
Louisiana State University Eye Center in New Orleans, LA
and an additional fellowship in research and management of
macular diseases at Tulane University under the directions
of distinguised professor Dr. Gholam Peyman. Dr.
Peralta completed his residency in ophthalmology at
Rodolfo Robles Eye and Ear Hospital/Francisco Marroquin
University in Guatemala City. There he participated in
multiple surgical campaigns to help deprived people
through Lions Club International.
Dr. Peralta has practiced in the
greater St. Louis, Missouri and Illinois for 14 years.
He has been involved in research of age-related macular
degeneration and complex vitreo-retinal disorders. He has
made presentations on retinal disorders at local seminars
. Dr. Peralta is a Fellow of the American Academy of
Ophthalmology (AAO), a member of the the American Society
of Retina Specialists (ASRS), St. Louis Opthalmological
Society and the Panamerican Association of
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.