Our Team:

Dr. Joseph Olk, MDR. Joseph Olk, M.D.

Dr. Olk received his medical degree from Rush Medical College and completed his ophthalmology residency at Rush Presbyterian - St. Luke's Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Olk completed a fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery at Barnes Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine and and additional fellowship in retinal vascular diseases and the Wilmer Institute, John Hopkins University School of Medicine.  He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and a member of The American Society of Retina Specialists, The Macula Society and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.





Dr. Enrique Peralta, MDEnrique Peralta, M.D.

Dr. Peralta is a board-certified ophthalmologist, fellowship-trained in vítreo-retinal disorders and a Fellow of the International Council of Ophthalmology (FICO).

Dr. Peralta received his subspecialty training in vítreo-retinal disorders at Louisiana State University Eye Center in New Orleans, LA and an additional fellowship in research and management of macular diseases at Tulane University under the directions of  distinguised professor Dr. Gholam Peyman.  Dr. Peralta completed his residency in ophthalmology at Rodolfo Robles Eye and Ear Hospital/Francisco Marroquin University in Guatemala City. There he participated in multiple surgical campaigns to help deprived people through Lions Club International.

Dr. Peralta has practiced in the greater St. Louis, Missouri and Illinois for 14 years.  He has been involved in research of age-related macular degeneration and complex vitreo-retinal disorders. He has made presentations on retinal disorders at local seminars . Dr. Peralta is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), a member of the the American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS), St. Louis Opthalmological Society and the Panamerican Association of Ophthalmology(PAAO).


Levent Akduman, M.D.

Dr. Akduman received his medical and ophthalmology degree in Turkey. He completed two fellowships subspecializing in uveitis/inflammatory eye diseases (fellowship at Washington University, St. Louis MO) and Vitreoretinal surgery (fellowship at Barnes Retina Institute/Washington University, St. Louis, MO). He practiced and taught at Saint Louis University, Department of Ophthalmology for 16 years. He a has published over 70 peer review articles, over 20 book chapters, was co-editor in two books, and has participated in several nationwide clinical studies on Retinal diseases as principal or co-investigator. Dr. Akduman is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, an Adjunct Professor of Ophthalmology at Saint Louis University, and a member of American Academy of Ophthalmology, Association for Research and Vision in Ophthalmology, American Uveitis Society, and American Society of Retina Specialists. Dr. Akduman has been listed among the Best Doctors (2007-2008, 2017-2018) nominated and voted by his peers in the field.