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 - Northwestern Memorial Hospital - Chicago

Robert B. Pearlman, MD


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You may also call Northwestern Memorial's Physician Referral Department at 1.877.926.4NMH(4664) to arrange a new patient appointment.
Office Phone: 312-527-1880
Other Languages: Hebrew, Spanish
Office Hours:
  • Monday:8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday:8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday:8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday:8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Friday:8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday:8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Clinical Interests

Macular Degeneration, Retinal Detachment, Uveitis, Diabetic Retinopathy

Education and Training

Medical Education:

Wayne State University School of Medicine 1998


Temple University Hospital 2002


Northwestern Mcgaw / Northwestern Memorial Hospital 2004

Board Certification


Locations and Directions

1 E. Wacker Dr.
Chicago, IL 60601 312-527-1880


Dr. Pearlman specializes in medical and surgical diseases of the vitreous and retina. His expertise includes the treatment of both macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy, simple and complex retinal detachment repair, macular hole repair, surgical removal of epiretinal membranes, and the surgical management of trauma. He is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Pearlman is a graduate of the Wayne State University School of Medicine. He completed his internship at Hahnemann Hospital in Philadelphia and did his Ophthalmology residency at Temple University. He completed his fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery at Northwestern University and Medical Center and has since been appointed to the staff as a clinical instructor and researcher. Dr. Pearlman is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Pearlman is fluent in Hebrew and Spanish and is an avid student of Arabic.



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