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Dr. Shivan Tekwani, MD

Dr. Shivan Tekwani, MD

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    Overview

    Shivan Tekwani, M.D. is a medical retina and vitreous specialist and comprehensive ophthalmologist at Arbor Centers for EyeCare. His interests include the diagnosis and treatment of macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease, and cataract surgery. Dr. Tekwani enjoys educating his patients about how their general health affects their eyes. After growing up in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of an ophthalmologist, Dr. Tekwani attended Stanford University where he explored everything from biology to windsurfing. He then returned to the Midwest to study medicine at Rush Medical College in Chicago, where his interest in ophthalmology and retinal diseases grew. He met and married his wife, Karis, in medical school and together now have three beautiful children. Dr. Tekwani was selected as the Chief Resident during his senior year of ophthalmology residency at the Loyola University Medical Center and the Hines V.A. in Chicago. Following his advanced training in medical retina, he joined Arbor Centers for EyeCare in 2011. Dr. Tekwani is described by his colleagues as a doctor with a kind demeanor and clear thought process about doctoring and the importance of outstanding patient care. Coming from a strong medical background, he maintains a solid understanding of the business of medicine and the many non-medical factors that affect our patients and practice daily. In addition to working at Arbor, Dr. Tekwani devotes his time teaching residents and medical students at the Loyola University Medical Center and the Hines V.A. as Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology. He values the education he received and enjoys being able to share his knowledge with patients and future physicians. In his free time, Dr. Tekwani enjoys spending time with his family, cooking, movies, golfing, and being a sports nut.

    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Ophthalmologist (Eye Doctor)

    Education & Training

    MacNeal Hospital, Berwyn, IL (Internship)

    University of Kentucky & Retina Associates of Kentucky (Fellowship)

    Loyola University Medical Center & Hines Veteran Affairs (Residency)

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Ophthalmology

    Medical Conditions Treated

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    Insurances

    Top Insurances

    • Aetna

    • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)

    • Bravo Health

    • Cigna

    • Humana Health

    • Medicaid

    • Medicare

    • UnitedHealthcare

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    Locations

    Arbor Centers for EyeCare

    11600 S Kedzie Ave

    Suite C and H

    Alsip, IL 60803

    (708) 388-4400

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    Arbor Centers for EyeCare

    2640 W 183rd St

    Homewood, IL 60430

    (708) 798-6633

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    Arbor Centers for EyeCare

    9731 W 165th St

    Suite 31

    Orland Park, IL 60467

    (708) 364-0020

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    Recognitions

    Memberships & Associations

    American Academy of Ophthalmology

    Member

    Illinois Association of Ophthalmology

    Member

    Chicago Ophthamological Society

    Member

    Awards

    Honoree/Member

    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

    Honoree/Member

    Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism Honor Society

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Dr. Shivan Tekwani accepting new patients?

    Yes, Dr. Shivan Tekwani is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Dr. Shivan Tekwani offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Tekwani's office at (708) 388-4400 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does Dr. Shivan Tekwani offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Tekwani's office at (708) 388-4400 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Dr. Shivan Tekwani speak?

    Dr. Shivan Tekwani speaks English.

    Which board certifications does Dr. Shivan Tekwani have?

    Dr. Shivan Tekwani is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.

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