Meet Our TeamOptometrist: Dr. Shira M. Gelb
Dr. Gelb is a native of Chicago where she went to University of Illinois and graduated with a Bachelor of Science with Highest Distinction in Biological Sciences. She then went on to pursue her optometric degree at Illinois College of Optometry and graduated in 2004. Dr. Gelb attended her externships at West Side Veterans Hospital, Illinois Eye Institute and St. James Hospital. Her professional affiliations include: American Optometric Association, Illinois Optometric Association, Associate member of College Of Vision Development (COVD) and Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society
Dr. Gelb has worked in and around the West Rogers Park area of Chicago for the last 12 years. She is experienced in
- Performing comprehensive eye examinations for all ages
- Fitting the latest technology in both rigid and soft contact lenses
- Diagnosis and treating a wide range of ocular diseases and infections
- Evaluating and managing vision therapy
- Conducting pre/post-operative patient care and emergency services.
Her treatment philosophy is to provide you with the most comprehensive quality eye care with a personal touch! She believes that communication and patient education are an essential aspect of vision care.
In Dr. Gelb's free time she enjoys crafting, running, and spending time with her family.
Optometrist: Dr. Michelle Tran
Dr. Tran was proudly born and raised in Chicago, IL and completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology from the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana. Dr. Tran went on to earn her Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Houston College of Optometry where she graduated summa cum laude.
During optometry school, Dr. Tran received the Clinical Letter of Excellence Award, was a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society and received the Contact Lens and Cornea Section Honorable Distinction from the American Optometric Association. She received exceptional clinical training at Lakeline Vision Source in Cedar Park, TX and Cedar Springs Eye Clinic in Dallas, TX.
Dr. Tran has a passion for treating dry eye disease and is experienced in the medical management of a variety of ocular conditions including diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, macular degeneration, keratoconus, and more. She is also a member of the American Optometric Association, Illinois Optometric Association, and Texas Optometric Association. Dr. Tran believes in getting to know her patients and customizing their eye care to improve her patients' quality of life in the real world.
Outside of the office, she enjoys traveling to new cities, trying new restaurants, hiking, and tapping into her creative side with interior design projects.