Smajo S. Osmanovic MD, PHD
Dr. Osmanovic was born in Bosnia-Herzegovina and came to the United States in 1985 with his wife and children. Before coming to the USA he attended Belgrade University Medical School and Postgraduate School graduating with honors at the top of his class.
He was an Associate Professor in the Department of Patho-Physiology at Belgrade University Medical School. He was awarded the prestigious Fulbright Fellowship for the research in neurosciences performed at Department of Physiology and Biophysics, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago.
He finished his internship in Internal Medicine at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago and completed his residency in Ophthalmology at the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, University of Illinois at Chicago.
He also attended the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary to receive his fellowship in glaucoma and is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology there.
He specializes in Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery, and External Eye Diseases and is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.
He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Illinois Association of Ophthalmology.
He was honored in Strathmore's Who's Who for demonstrating leadership and achievement in the field of ophthalmology.
Jocelyn A. Rowe MD.
Jocelyn A. Rowe, M.D. received a Bachelor of Science degree, graduating summa cum laude, from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. She attended medical school at Creighton University School of Medicine, where she also completed her internship. Dr. Rowe obtained her residency training in ophthalmology at the John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, serving her final year as Chief Resident before completing fellowship training in cornea, external disease, and uveitis at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
In addition to providing comprehensive ophthalmic care. Dr. Rowe specializes in treating diseases of the cornea and ocular surface. Areas of interest include dry eye, pterygium, keratoconus, endothelial dystrophy, and ocular inflammation. Dr. Rowe performs cataract surgery and corneal transplant surgery; including penetrating keratoplasty, lamellar keratoplasty, and Descemet stripping endothelial keratoplasty (DSEK). She also performs laser vision correction including custom PRK and Intralase assisted LASIK (bladeless LASIK).
Dr. Rowe is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the Cornea Society, and the Chicago Ophthalmologic Society.
Dr. Rowe sees patients by appointment at Arlington Eye Physicians and Lincoln Eye Clinic. She operates at Northwest Surgicare, and Northwest Community Hospital.
Gregory J. Pacelli MD. PHD
Gregory Pacelli attended medical school at the University of Illinois at Chicago after having received his Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Campaign. In addition, prior to completing his medical degree, Dr. Pacelli completed a thesis on learning and memory earning his doctorate in Philosophy (PhD) at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Dr. Pacelli’s post-graduate training includes an internship performed at Illinois Masonic Medical Center, a residency in Ophthalmology performed at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and a fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus performed at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.
Subsequent to completing his training, Dr. Pacelli held academic positions a Louisiana State University (Director of Pediatric Ophthalmology, Assistant Professor) and Children’s Surgical Foundation and Northwestern University (Clinical Assistant Professor). In addition, Dr. Pacelli is currently on a staff at Hines VA Medical Center at Loyola University.
Dr. Pacelli’s areas of clinical interest include all facets of pediatric ophthalmology including strabismus (crossed or wandering eyes), blocked tear ducts, amblyopia (poor vision due to improper brain development of the visual pathway), diseases of the eye due to prematurity (retinopathy of prematurity), and infantile cataracts.
Dr. Pacelli is a Board-Certified Ophthalmologist and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Diplomate, American Board of Ophthalmology and fellowship trained in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus.