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Care Givers

Advanced technology and our ability to treat adult patients on an ambulatory basis, make the DuPage Eye Surgery Center an easy and convenient surgical treatment option for Wheaton Eye Clinic patients. Sharing the main campus of the Wheaton Eye Clinic, this close proximity means surgeons are instantly available when patients require urgent surgery.


Over half of all the physicians at Wheaton Eye Clinic offer surgical treatment in a wide variety of sub-specialties. Surgeries performed at the Eye Surgery Center include corneal transplants, surgeries for nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism, as well as treatment of retinal detachments, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, macular holes, cataracts and glaucoma.

Ongoing research conducted at Wheaton Eye Clinic means DuPage Eye Surgery Center patients receive the finest care from surgeons using the newest and most advanced surgical treatments available to patients.

Below are the Wheaton Eye Clinic doctors who perform surgery at the DuPage Eye Surgery Center. All are board-certified specialists, many are clinical professors of ophthalmology at the leading medical schools in Chicago while others travel internationally to lecture, operate and teach advanced surgical techniques to medical students and other physicians.

Nursing Staff

Nursing Director Samantha Cooper leads a well-qualified team of nurses and technicians who are dedicated to the safety, comfort, and well-being of each patient.

Samantha D. Cooper – RN, BSN, CNOR

Samantha D. Cooper, RN, BSN, CNOR, is Director of Nursing for the DuPage Eye Surgery Center.

In 1989 she earned a Bachelors Degree in Nursing from Loyola University after which she became a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Illinois. She also is a Certified Nurse of the Operating Room (CNOR).

Before joining DuPage Eye Surgery Center, Ms. Cooper was a staff and surgical nurse at Michael Reese Hospital and Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital, and operating room manager at the Center for Surgery in Naperville, IL.

Cindy – RN, BSN, CNOR & Shelley – RN, BSN

Cindy – RN, BSN, CNOR

Charge Nurse of the Operating Room. She has been a nurse for 34 years.

Shelley – RN, BSN

Charge Nurse of the Post Anesthesia Care Unit. She has 19 years of nursing experience.


Wheaton Eye Clinic’s unparalleled commitment to excellence is evident in our continued growth. Today we provide world-class medical and surgical care to patients in six suburban locations—Wheaton, Naperville, Hinsdale, Plainfield, St. Charles, and Bartlett.

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