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Angelo P. Tanna, MD

Northwestern Medical Group
  • Ophthalmology

BIOGRAPHY


Angelo P. Tanna is Vice Chairman and Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Director of the Glaucoma Service at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois, where he has served on the faculty since 1999.Dr. Tanna received his bachelor’s degree in biology with honors at Johns Hopkins University in 1989, graduated from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1994, and then completed an ophthalmology residency (1998) and glaucoma fellowship (1999) at the Wilmer Eye Institute of The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Dr. Tanna is a nationally recognized glaucoma expert and has published over 70 articles, textbook chapters and abstracts.His research focuses on the prevalence of visual impairment on a population level, the efficacy and safety of glaucoma medications, detection of glaucoma progression, and correlates of structure and function in glaucoma.

He has been invited to give numerous lectures on the national and international level covering topics spanning from glaucoma diagnostics and surgical techniques to medical therapy and adherence.

Dr. Tanna received the American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award in 2009 and the Northwestern Outstanding Teacher Award in 2011.He has been continuously listed in Best Doctors in America since 2005.Dr. Tanna has served in various leadership roles of the American Glaucoma Society and has been a member of its Board of Directors.He currently serves on the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Basic and Clinical Science Course Committee, the Science Advisory Board of Prevent Blindness America, and the editorial boards of

Survey of Ophthalmology

,

EyeNet,

Ophthalmology Management,

and the major clinical journal in the field,

Ophthalmology.

EDUCATION


  • Medical Education
    Columbia University College Physicians and Surgeons - 1994
  • Residency
    Johns Hopkins Hospital - 1998
  • Fellowship
    Johns Hopkins Hospital - 1999

BOARD CERTIFICATION


  • Ophthalmology

PRIMARY LOCATION


Northwestern Medical Group

675 N. St. Clair

Galter 15-150

Chicago, IL 60611

312-503-8152

CLINICAL INTERESTS


  • Cataract Implant Surgery
  • Early Detection Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Laser Surgery
  • Glaucoma Management
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Intraocular Implants
  • Laser Surgery
  • Normal Tension Glaucoma
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome

ACCEPTED INSURANCE


  • Aetna EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna US Healthcare HMO
  • BCBS Classic Blue
  • BCBS PPO
  • Beech Street
  • Cigna EPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West
  • HFN-Healthcares Finest Network
  • HMOI Fox Valley IPA
  • Humana ChoiceCare POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare PPO
  • Humana HMO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS EPO
  • PHCS POS
  • PHCS PPO
  • PPO Next
  • Preferred Plan PPO
  • TriCare(US Military Insurance)
  • Unicare PPO
  • Unicare PPO(Wellpoint Network)
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus
  • UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select
  • UnitedHealthcare Select HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select Plus
  • Workmans Compensation