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Dr. Richard Zak, MD

Ophthalmology*
5.0 (3)
Map Pin Small Aurora, IL
Accepting new patients
41 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Richard Zak, MD

Dr. Richard Zak, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Aurora, IL. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 41 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from University of Illinois College of Medicine and is affiliated with Rush Copley Medical Center and Presence Mercy Medical Center. Dr. Zak, completed a residency at Loyola University Medical Center|Swedish Covenant Hospital|West Virginia University Hosps. Patients rated Dr. Zak an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Zak works at Practice in Aurora, IL with other offices in Bolingbrook, IL. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Zak's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Aurora Eye Clinic
    1300 N Highland Ave Ste 1, Aurora, IL 60506 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (630) 897-5104
  2. 2
    Presence Mercy Medical Center - Psychiatric Unit
    1325 N Highland Ave, Aurora, IL 60506 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (630) 859-2222
  3. 3
    Adventhealth Bolingbrook
    500 Remington Blvd, Bolingbrook, IL 60440 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (630) 312-5000

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  • Rush Copley Medical Center
  • Presence Mercy Medical Center

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    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    • 41 years of experience
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    • 1467422451
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Loyola University Medical Center|Swedish Covenant Hospital|West Virginia University Hosps
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    • University of Illinois College of Medicine
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    • Ophthalmology
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