VIP Biography for
Jill M. Brody, M.D.
|Jill M. Brody, M.D.|
|Expertise||Cataract surgery and corneal transplantation|
|Current Organization||McDonough Eye Associates, PC|
|Type of Organization||Eye physician group|
|Area of Distribution||Illinois|
|University/Degree||B.S.-Distinction, Zoology, Iowa State Univ of Sc. & Tech., 1985; M.D., Univ of Iowa Sch. of Med., 1988; Internship, Mich. State Univ-Kalamazoo Center; Residency, George Wash. Univ; 2 year corneal fellowship, Mass. Eye & Ear Infirmary, Harvard Med. School|
|Born||December 16, 1962, Waterloo, Iowa|
|Honors & Awards||Chief Resident at George Washington Medical Center, Washington, DC, 1992; Who's Who Among Rising Young Americans, 1992; Vice Pres. of Medical Staff, McDonough District Hospital, 1996-98|
|Published Works||8 articles in ophthalmic journals|
|Affiliations||Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology; American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery; American Medical Association; Women in Ophthalmology|
|Hobbies & Sports||Tennis, softball, music|
|Career Accomplishments||She began practicing in Springfield and Macomb, Illinois in 1994 after completing a successful corneal fellowship at the prestigious Harvard Medical School's Mass. Eye and Ear Infirmary. She trained residents in all aspects of ophthalmic surgery while at Southern Illinois Univ. and maintained a busy practice. She brought corneal transplantation for the first time to Macomb in 1994. She served as Chairman, Div. of Ophthalmology, Dept. of Surgery at Southern Illinois Univ. School of Medicine, 1998. She continues to offer her patients comprehensive ophthalmology from pediatric eye exams and strabismus surgery, laser surgery for diabetes and glaucoma, cataract and glaucoma surgery, corneal transplantation and anterior segment reconstruction, along with routine eye care|
|Work History||Assistant Professor of Surgery, Div. of Ophthalmology, Southern Illinois Univ. School of Medicine, 1994-98; Ophthalmologist, President, McDonough Eye Associates, PC, 1998-present|
|Children||Mia, 4; Zoe, 5½|
|Married||April 22, 1995|
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