Preeti R. Poley, MD, MPH

Vitreoretinal Surgeon

About Dr. Poley

Dr Poley is a board-certified ophthalmologist who is fellowship trained in Retina and Vitreous Disease and Surgery. She has been practicing ophthalmology since 2011. She is a highly trained surgeon who performs vitrectomies, laser surgeries, intravitreal injections and various other ocular procedures. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Retina Specialists and American Medical Association.

Abridged Curriculum Vitae

Vitreoretinal Specialist and Surgeon (2015- 2019)

Retina Institute of Illinois

8780 West Golf Road

Niles, IL

Vitreoretinal Specialist and Surgeon (2012-2014)

Retina Vitreous Associates

Merrillville, IN

Vitreoretinal Specialist and Surgeon (2011- 2012)

Eye Surgeons Associates

Bettendorf, IA

Advocate Lutheran Medical Center, Park Ridge, IL (2015- Present)

Advocate Condell Medical Center, Libertyville, IL (2016-Present)

Swedish Covenant Hospital, Chicago, IL (2016-Present)

Weiss Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL (2016-Present)

Fellowship

University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE

  • Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences (2009-2011)

  • Vitreoretinal Surgery and Disease

Residency

State University of New York-Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY

  • Department of Ophthalmology (2006-2009)

  • Chief Resident (2008-2009)

Internship

Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

  • Department of Internal Medicine (2005-2006)

Medical School

Rush University, College of Medicine, Chicago, IL (2001-2005)

Graduate School

University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

  • Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics (1999-2001)

Undergraduate

University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

  • Department of Biological Sciences (1995-1999)

American Academy of Ophthalmology

Board Certified (2011)

Honors and Achievements

1. Louis Pasteur Award, for excellence in academics and research: University of Illinois at Chicago (1999)

2. Honors College Award, for excellence in academics and leadership: University of Illinois at Chicago (1999)


3. Honors College/Deans List: University of Illinois at Chicago (1995-1999)

1.  University of Nebraska at Omaha, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences (2009- 2011)

  • Diabetic retinopathy in obstructive sleep apnea patients

2.  State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Department of Ophthalmology (2007-2008)

  • Comparing the nerve fiber layer and full retinal thickness between normal and neurodegenerative disease patients

3.   State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Department of Ophthalmology (2007-2008)

  • Comparing the nerve fiber layer and full retinal thickness in normal adult patients

4.   University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Epidemiology/Biostatistics (1999-2001)

  • Incidence of pituitary adenoma

5.    University of Illinois at Chicago,

  • Department of Monitoring blood lead levels in children in a Chicago inner-city clinic

6.   Rush University Medical Center, Department of Ophthalmology (2002-2005)

  • Investigating AIDS patients with CMV retinitis and response to therapy

7.   University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Molecular Biology (1997-1999)

  • Investigating transformation of prion Psi + in yeast cells

Poley P, Stapleton W, Qiu F,  Mulhern M, Ingvoldstad D, Margalit E. Age Related Macular Degeneration- Review of Current Treatments.  Expert Rev Ophthalmol. 6(2): April 2011

ARVO Poster: Normal Aging and the effects on the Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer (2008)

MPH Dissertation:  Incidence of Pituitary Macroadenoma (2001)

University of Illinois at Chicago

American Academy of Ophthalmology

American Society of Retina Specialists

American Medical Association

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