Paul Phelps, MD, Ophthalmology, Glenview, IL, Glenbrook Hospital


Ophthalmology Glenview, IL

Oculo-Plastic & Orbital Reconstructive Surgery

Attending Surgeon

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  • I am a board certified ophthalmologist specializing in ophthalmic plastic surgery.

Education & Training

  • Albany Medical Center
    Albany Medical CenterFellowship, Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2015 - 2017
  • University of Wisconsin Medical School
    University of Wisconsin Medical SchoolFellowship, Ophthalmic Pathology, 2014 - 2015
  • John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County
    John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook CountyResidency, Ophthalmology, 2011 - 2014
  • University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
    University of Illinois College of Medicine at ChicagoResidency, Internal Medicine, 2010 - 2011
  • Drexel University College of Medicine
    Drexel University College of MedicineClass of 2010
  • University of Minnesota – MinneapolisBS, Chemistry, 1998 - 2003
  • University of Minnesota – MinneapolisBA, Neuroscience, 1998 - 2003

Certifications & Licensure

  • WI State Medical License
    WI State Medical License 2014 - 2015
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2014 - 2017
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2010 - 2023
  • American Board of Ophthalmology Ophthalmology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fulbright Scholar United States Department of State
  • Best Research Project of the Year Ophthalmology Department, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, 2012
  • Advocacy Ambassador Award Illinois Association of Ophthalmology, 2013
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Uveal Melanoma Presenting as a Pigmented Conjuntival Lesion  
    Phelps PO, Surapaneni KR, Nehls SM, Altaweel MM., Ophthalmology, 1/1/2015
  • Boston Keratoprosthesis with Severe Ectasia  
    Phelps PO, Warner EJ, Nehls SM., Ophthalmology, 1/1/2015
  • A Case Report: Extranodal Marginal Zone Lymphoma of Eyelid  
    Chen M, Phelps PO, Int J Ophthamic Pathol, 1/1/2014
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Books/Book Chapters


  • Emergency Room Diagnosis and Treatment Study 2 (ERODS2)
    Phelps PO, Hill G, LaMattina K, Giovingo M, Wongskhaluang J, Ahuja RM., ARVO Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1/7./2012
  • Emergency Room Diagnosis and Treatment Study 3 (ERODS3).
    Ofori D, Phelps PO, Ahuja RM, American Academy of Ophthalmology, New Orleans, LA, 1/17/2013
  • The Role of the Harderian and Lacrimal Glands in the Prevention of Dry Eye in Rabbits
    Phelps PO, McAnulty J, Darjatmoko S, et al., ARVO Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, 1/3./2015


  • Public Health: Vision for South India 
    Nashville, Tennessee - 1/26/2010
  • A Case Report of Granulocytic Sarcoma 
    Chicago, Illinois - 1/30/2013
  • Advocacy Ambassador Day 
    Chicago, Illinois - 1/13/2013


Authored Content

  • Physicians Must Advocate for Policy Changes to Address Gun Violence EpidemicJune 2017
  • Physicians Must Advocate for Policy Changes to Address Gun Violence EpidemicJune 2017

Grant Support

  • Carolyn L. Kuckein Research ScholarshipAlpha Omega Alpha - Medial Honor SocietyPresent

Research History

  • Research AssociateMIT2003 - 2005

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish

Hospital Affiliations