Dr. Steven Jay Lichtenstein , MD


(309) 243-2400

Illinois Eye Center
8921 N Wood Sage Rd
Peoria, IL 61615


Dr. Steven J. Lichtenstein is a fellowship-trained specialist in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus. He completed his internship at the University of Louisville Affiliated Hospitals in Louisville, Kentucky and his residency in ophthalmology at Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Lichtenstein continued with subspecialty training at Harvard Medical School, Boston Children's Hospital in Massachusetts where he completed a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus. In 1988, Dr. Lichtenstein began serving as an Instructor for the clinical faculty in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science for the University of Louisville School of Medicine: from 1990 to 2005, he served as Assistant Clinical Professor. He is currently an Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery and Pediatrics at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at both Peoria and Chicago. Dr. Lichtenstein has been named Medical Director of Pediatric Ophthalmology at Children's Hospital of Illinois. Dr. Lichtenstein has lectured extensively throughout the United States and Japan on Pediatric Ophthalmology and ophthalmic pharmacology. He has served as the Chair for the Section on Ophthalmology of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is the Immediate Past-President of the Peoria Medical Society. Dr. Lichtenstein was elected to the Marquis Who%u2019s Who In Medicine and Healthcare for the years 2009-2010, to the Marquis Who%u2019s Who in America from 2009-2012 and to the Marquis Who's Who in the World, 2012, 29th Edition. Born and raised in Philadelphia, and lived in Louisville, Kentucky for 29 years. Dr. Lichtenstein and his wife, Pam, an ophthalmic medical technologist with the Illinois Eye Center, reside in Peoria. They have three children, the eldest is a former Staff Sergeant in the Air Force, the middle, a graduate of the University of Cincinnati, and their youngest, a graduate of the United States Naval Academy.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 37 Years

Languages Spoken: Spanish and English

Education & Training

Medical School: University Of Louisville School Of Medicine

Graduation Date: in 1983

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • UnityPoint Health Methodist Hospital
  • UnityPoint Health Proctor Hospital

Specialties: Ophthalmology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health and Life IL PPO
  • Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
  • Coventry IL PPO
  • Coventry MO HMO POS
  • Coventry MO PPO
  • Coventry PPO Platinum
  • CoventryOne PPO Network
  • First Health PPO
  • Health Alliance HMO/POS
  • Health Alliance IL IA Public Mrktplace QHP Provider Directory
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana Illinois HMOx MRF
  • Humana National HMO
  • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. Lichtenstein's Office Information

Fax: (309) 924-3791
Website: illinoiseyecenter.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat8:00 AM-11:00 AM

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