John Pollack

John Pollack, MD

Partner

Illinois Retina Associates

Biography

Dr. Pollack is a Partner with Illinois Retina Associates in Chicago and Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Rush University Medical Center. He is President of the American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) and serves on the Boards of the Foundation of the ASRS, the Illinois Society for the Prevention of Blindness, and Notal Vision, Inc. Dr. Pollack is co-founder of the annual ASRS Preferences and Trends Survey, started in 1999 and The Winning Pitch Challenge, an ophthalmology version of Shark Tank designed to assist ophthalmologists advance their novel ideas through the early stages of the innovative process. He has served as Director or invited faculty at numerous scientific meetings, published extensively, and participated in numerous clinical studies. Dr. Pollack has co-founded 3 physician-focused companies, including Vestrum Health, Covalent Medical, and Clarus Acuity Group.

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