Andrew O. Lewicky, MD, attended Oberlin College and received his Bachelor of Science and medical degrees from Northwestern University. Following medical school, Dr. Lewicky completed an internship and specialty residency training in ophthalmology at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center and the University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, where he served as senior resident. After this training, Dr. Lewicky served for two years in the U.S. Navy Medical Corps, holding the rank of Lieutenant Commander.
Dr. Lewicky is a founding partner of the Chicago Eye Institute and an assistant professor of ophthalmology at Rush University Medical School. Dr. Lewicky is also a diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology and a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American College of Surgeons.
One of the Doctors Who Make History
An expert and innovator in the field of surgery of the anterior segment of the eye, Dr. Lewicky was an early pioneer in refractive surgery, performing one of the first radial keratotomy procedures in this area in 1981. He also developed and patented a microsurgical instrument known as the anterior chamber maintainer, which is widely used throughout the world.
In addition, Dr. Lewicky has a commitment to teaching, which has taken him around the world to lecture and perform surgery. He has worked with Orbis, an international philanthropic organization that flies around the world to educate local ophthalmologists in state-of-the-art eye surgery and help restore vision to their patients. In addition, Dr. Lewicky has authored several articles and book chapters on eye surgery, and he acts as a course director for the American Academy of Ophthalmology and The Joint Commission on AHPO at their annual conferences.
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