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Colman R. Kraff, MD

  • Ophthalmology

BIOGRAPHY


Colman R. Kraff, MD is committed to advancing new technologies in the field of ophthalmology and helped to pioneer laser vision correction. In February of 1991, as part of a five-site, U.S., FDA clinical trial team, Dr. Kraff successfully performed the first excimer laser procedures in the Chicagoland area using the VISX Excimer Laser. Since that time, Dr. Kraff and the Kraff Eye Institute have devoted their practice to specializing in laser vision correction. The Kraff Eye Institute has been and continues to be the lead U.S. investigative site for all VISX LASIK FDA clinical trials, performing the very first hyperopic LASIK and Wavefront-guided custom treatments in this country.Dr. Kraff actively lectures and teaches doctors throughout the world and is one of three primary physician excimer laser trainers in the United States. Dr. Kraff has a teaching appointment at Northwestern University Medical School and is an attending physician at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

EDUCATION


  • Medical Education
    Rush Medical College of Rush University - 1985
  • Residency
    University of Illinois Hospital - 1989
  • Fellowship
    University of Illinois Hospital - 1990

BOARD CERTIFICATION


  • Ophthalmology

PRIMARY LOCATION


Kraff Eye Institute

25 E. Washington St.

#606

Chicago, IL 60602

312-444-1953
Monday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

CLINICAL INTERESTS


  • Cataract Implant Surgery
  • LASIK Surgery

ACCEPTED INSURANCE


  • Aetna EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna US Healthcare HMO
  • BCBS PPO
  • Beech Street
  • Cigna EPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • HFN-Healthcares Finest Network
  • Hlth Mrktng Inc (Super PPO)
  • Humana ChoiceCare PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS EPO
  • PHCS POS
  • PHCS PPO
  • PNA (Preferred Network Access)
  • PPO Next
  • Preferred Plan PPO
  • Unicare PPO
  • Unicare PPO(Wellpoint Network)
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus
  • UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select
  • UnitedHealthcare Select HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select Plus