John S. Pollack BA, MS, MD
Dr. Pollack is as an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago and is board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He has been with Illinois Retina Associates since 1997.
A native of Baltimore, Dr. Pollack developed an interest and passion for ophthalmology early on, inspired by his father, who is also an ophthalmologist. He received his undergraduate degree in biology at Washington University in St. Louis and completed his medical training at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. Dr. Pollack returned to St. Louis for his ophthalmology residency at Washington University’s Barnes Hospital, followed by a retina-vitreous fellowship at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee.
Dr. Pollack is an internationally recognized expert in the treatment of retinal disease and is a sought-after speaker at national and international retina conferences. He has served as Director or invited faculty at over 100 scientific meetings. He has delivered over 145 scientific presentations at national and international scientific meetings.