William Mieler, MD

William Mieler, MD

Ophthalmology Chicago, IL

Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Illinois College of Medicine

Office Address

Office Map
  • 1855 W Taylor Street, MC648, University of Illinois at Chicago
    Suite 2.50
    Chicago, IL 60612
    Phone: (312) 996-7832
    Fax: (312) 996-1474

Dr. Mieler's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Ophthalmology: General Ophthalmology

Dr. Mieler's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Vitreoretinal Fellowship DirectorUniversity of Illinois at Chicago
    Chicago, IL
    Professor and Vice-Chairman (2008-Present); Residency Program Director (2009-Present)
  • Residency Program DirectorUniversity of Chicago
    Chicago, IL
    Professor and Chairman (2004-2008)
  • ProfessorCullen Eye Institute, Baylor College of Medicine
    Houston, TX
  • Staff PhysicianMD Anderson Cancer Hospital, University of Houston
    Houston, TX
  • Staff PhysicianSt. Luke’s Hospital
    Houston, TX
  • Courtesy StaffSt. Joseph's Hospital
    Milwaukee, WI
  • Staff PhysicianChildren's Hospital of Wisconsin, Medical College of Wisconsin
    Milwaukee, WI
  • Staff PhysicianVeterans Administration Hospital
    Houston, TX
  • The Jack A. and Elaine D. Klieger Chair in OphthalmologyThe Eye Institute, Medical College of Wisconsin
    Milwaukee, WI
    Assistant Professor (1985-1989); Co-Director (1985-1999); Associate Professor (1989-1993); Chief, Vitreoretinal Service (1992 - 1999); Professor (1993-1999)
  • Clinical InstructorBascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami
    Miami, FL

Dr. Mieler's Education & Medical Training

  • Wills Eye HospitalWills Eye HospitalFellowship, Ocular Oncology
  • B Palmer Eye Institute - A B Leach EyeB Palmer Eye Institute - A B Leach EyeChief Residency, Ophthalmology
  • Wills Eye HospitalWills Eye HospitalResidency, Ophthalmology
  • Milwaukee County Mental Health CmplxMilwaukee County Mental Health CmplxFellowship, Retina-Vitreous
  • B Palmer Eye Institute - A B Leach EyeB Palmer Eye Institute - A B Leach EyeResidency, Ophthalmology
  • Scripps Mercy HospitalScripps Mercy HospitalInternship, Flexible
  • U of WI Med SchUniversity of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public HealthMedical School
  • University of WisconsinUniversity of WisconsinOther Training, B.S, Chemistry, Phi Kappa Phi

Dr. Mieler's Certifications & Licensure

  • IL State Medical LicenseIL State Medical License2004 - 2014
  • American Board of OphthalmologyAmerican Board of OphthalmologyOphthalmology, 1984

Dr. Mieler's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Vitreous Society, 1988-PresentMemberVitreous Society, 1988-Present, 2013
  • Pan-American Association, 1988-PresentMemberPan-American Association, 1988-Present, 2013
  • Foundation Grants Committee, 2006-PresentChairFoundation Grants Committee, 2006-Present, 2013
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Dr. Mieler's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • Silicone oil for proliferative vitreoretinopathy.Glaser BM and Silicone Oil Study Group (Mieler WF), Arch Ophthalmol 106:323-324
  • Idiopathic retinal vasculitis, aneurysms, and neuro- retinitis.Chang TS, Aylward GW, Davis JL, Mieler WF, Oliver G, Maberly A, Gass JDM, The Retinal Vasculitis Study Group, Ophthalmology 102:1089-1097
  • Golf-related ocular injuries.Mieler WF, Nanda SK, Wolf MD, Harman J, Arch Ophthalmol 113:1410-1413
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Books/Book Chapters

  • Medical and Surgical Retina: Advances, Controversies, and Management.Chapter: Management of Post-Vitrectomy Diabetic Vitreous HemorrhagePage 330 - 340
    Mieler WF, Wolf MD
    Editors: Lewis H, Ryan SJ.Mosby Year Book, St. Louis, MO
  • Retinal Toxicity Associated with Commonly Encountered Systemic Agents.Page 1137 - 156
    Blair JR, Mieler WF
    Editors: Lim JI, Sternberg P.International Ophthalmology Clinics
  • Infections of the Eye.Chapter: EndophthalmitisPage 571 - 594
    Boldt HC, Mieler WF
    Editors: Hyndiuk RA, Tabbara K.Little, Brown and Co, Boston, MA
    Edition 2nd,
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  • Vitrectomy for Vitreous Hemorrhage associated with Choroidal Melanoma.Tayyanipour R, Kim JE, Mieler WF, Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 37(Suppl):620
  • Evaluation of Antibiotic Use in Penetrating Ocular Injury with Retained Intraocular Foreign Body.Kim JE, Mieler WF, Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 37 (Suppl):701
  • Clinical Manifestations and Echography of Pars Planitis.Loushin JP, Logani S, Pulido JS, Lampol LM, Mieler WF, Lewandowski MF, Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 37 (Suppl):784
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  • Complications of Anterior Segment Surgery (subluxated lenses, suprachoroidal hemorrhage).New Horizons in Ophthalmology
  • Endophthalmitis Update 2011.Atlantic Provinces Ophthalmological Society Meeting, St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada
  • Update on the Management of Venous Occlusive Disease.Atlantic Provinces Ophthalmological Society Meeting, St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada
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Dr. Mieler's Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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