For patients who received a letter on improperly disclosed information by a claims processing vendor, read more.

Excellence is just the beginning.

Translate

French German Italian Portuguese Russian

About Our Team

Jonathan B. Rubenstein, MD

Jonathan B. Rubenstein, MD, is the director of the Rush Refractive Surgery Center and the vice chairman and Deutsch Family Professor of Ophthalmology at Rush University Medical Center. He specializes in cornea, complex cataract and refractive surgery, including LASIK and corneal and lens implants.

After receiving his undergraduate degree with honors from the University of Rochester and medical degree with AOA honors at Rush Medical College, he stayed at Rush for his ophthalmology residency. He then completed a cornea/external disease/refractive surgery fellowship at the University of Minnesota.

Rubenstein is a past president of the Chicago Ophthalmological Society and member of the board of trustees of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO). He has received the AAO's Senior Honor Award and Lifetime Achievement award. He is currently the chair of the Skills Transfer Clinical Committee for the American Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery. He is a board examiner for the American Board of Ophthalmology, was selected one of Chicago's top 500 doctors by Chicago magazine, is a Castle Connolly Top Doctor, and is one of Ocular Surgery and News' 300 premier surgeons.

Richard J. Grostern, MD

Richard J. Grostern, MD, is the current director of comprehensive ophthalmology at Rush University Medical Center. 

Grostern first started performing refractive surgery in 1999 and has been a user of multiple generations of lasers for laser vision correction. As an active ophthalmic surgeon for more than 17 years, he has performed thousands of intraocular and raocular procedures. 

Author of numerous peer-reviewed publications and book chapters, Grostern is a member of the American Board of Ophthalmology's refractive intervention panel. His current practice at Rush and in Skokie, Ill., emphasizes cataract and refractive surgery.

Vanee V. Virasch, MD

Vanee V. Virasch, MD, is an assistant professor at Rush University Medical Center who specializes in cornea, refractive surgery and external diseases. 

Virasch obtained her Bachelor of Science from Washington University in St. Louis and her medical degree from the University of Illinois. She then completed her internship and ophthalmology residency at Rush University Medical Center and went on to pursue a fellowship in cornea, external diseases and refractive surgery at Washington University in St. Louis.

She is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, where she helps train fellow surgeons in new surgical techniques. Virasch has been part of the Rush Refractive Surgery Center since 2009, where she performs LASIK, PRK, and refractive cataract surgery.

Anjali Tannan, MD

Anjali Tannan, MD, is an Assistant Professor and Associate Program Director at Rush University Medical Center. She specializing in Cornea, Refractive Surgery, and External Diseases.  Dr. Tannan obtained both her bachelor of Science and her Medical Degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  She then completed her internship and ophthalmology residency at Rush University Medical Center and went on to pursue a fellowship in Cornea, External Diseases and Refractive Surgery at the Stein Eye Center. She is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery where she helps train fellow surgeons in new surgical techniques.  Dr. Tannan has been part of the Rush Refractive Surgery Center since 2015 and where she performs LASIK, PRK, and Refractive Cataract Surgery.