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Dr. Tara Schaab, MD

Ophthalmology*
5.0 (7)
Map Pin Small Chicago, IL
Accepting new patients
10 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Tara Schaab, MD

Dr. Tara Schaab, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Chicago, IL. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 10 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Schaab, completed a residency at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University. Patients rated Dr. Schaab an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Schaab works at Northwestern Medical Group in Chicago, IL. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and 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. Schaab's Office Locations

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    Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    645 N Michigan Ave Ste 440, Chicago, IL 60611 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (312) 695-8150

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  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital

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    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Years of Experience
    • 10 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1538586482
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University
    Residency
    Internship
    • St Vincent Hospital and Health Care Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Indiana University School of Medicine
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    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
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    Dr. Tara Schaab, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Schaab is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Schaab works at Northwestern Medical Group in Chicago, IL. View the full address on Dr. Schaab’s profile.

    7 patients have reviewed Dr. Schaab. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Schaab.

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