J. Patrick Rhode, MD

Dr. Patrick Rhode, a fellowship-trained physician and surgeon specializing in glaucoma, is a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Illinois and the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago. He completed his internship at Illinois Masonic Medical Center followed by residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary in Chicago. Following residency, he became an Associate Professor at the University of Illinois and served as Chief Resident.

Dr. Rhode completed his training with a fellowship in glaucoma at the Eye and Ear Infirmary in Chicago and then joined the Illinois Eye Center in 1995. His specialty includes management of glaucoma; a condition that involves pressure related damage to the eye. Treatment options include laser surgery, medications and traditional surgery. As part of this specialty, he also performs cataract surgery, ranging from simple to complex cases with other coexisting eye diseases.

Dr. Rhode, a native of Piper City, IL resides in Peoria Heights with his wife, a radiologist, and their two children.

Ophthalmologist
Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery
Degrees

BS: University of Illinois, summa cum laude

Doctorate of Medicine: University of Illinois School of Medicine, Chicago

Internships

Illinois Masonic Medical Center

Residency

Ophthalmology: University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, Chicago

Fellowships

Glaucoma: University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, Chicago

Faculty

University of Illinois College of Medicine in Peoria and Chicago

Fellow

American Academy of Ophthalmology

Board Certified

American Board of Ophthalmology

		

Schedule Change - Pekin Clinic

 Illinois Eye Center office in Pekin will be closed during the 12:00pm-1:00pm hour on Wednesday, June 19. This includes the Optical Department. Our Peoria and Washington clinic locations are open for walk-in optical services during this period. EyeCareTODAY is also available at our Peoria location for walk-in exams and urgent eye care.

4th of July Hours

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