John Pollack, MD

John Pollack, MD

Partner, Illinois Retina Associates


Dr. Pollack is a Partner with Illinois Retina Associates in Chicago and Assistant professor of Ophthalmology at Rush University Medical Center. He is President-Elect of the American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) and serves on the Executive Committee of the Foundation of the ASRS. Dr. Pollack was a founding Editor of the annual ASRS Preferences and Trends Survey, started in 1999, which continues to serve as a leading approximation of retina practice patterns. Dr. Pollack has served as Director or invited faculty at numerous scientific meetings, published extensively, and participated in numerous clinical studies. He serves on the Board of Directors of Notal Vision, Inc. and the Illinois Society for the Prevention of Blindness and has co-founded 3 physician-focused companies since 2004, including Vestrum Health, Covalent Medical, and Clarus Acuity Group.