Dr. Joseph Emanuel Paxhia M.D., a Ophthalmologist practicing in Des Plaines, IL

Dr. Joseph Emanuel Paxhia  M.D.

Dr. Joseph Paxhia is an ophthalmologist practicing in Des Plaines, IL. Dr. Paxhia specializes in eye and vision care. As an ophthalmologist, Dr. Paxhia can practice medicine as well as surgery. Opthalmologists can perform surgeries because they have their medical degrees along with at least eight years of additional training. Dr. Paxhia can diagnose and treat diseases, perform eye operations and prescribe eye glasses and contacts. Ophthalmologists can also specialize even further in a specific area of eye care.


Dr. Paxhia’s career in medicine began in 1965, when he graduated with his Medical Degree from the Loyola Univ of Chicago Stritch Sch of Med, Maywood Il . After medical school, Dr. Joseph Emanuel Paxhia M.D. completed residency at Michael Reese Hosp Med Ctr, Ophthalmology; Michael Reese Hosp Med Ctr, Internal Medicine. Dr. Paxhia is board certified in Ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Dr. Joseph Emanuel Paxhia M.D. currently provides care to patients at 1400 E Golf Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60016.


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