Dr. Teitelbaum is an associate professor of optometry and also serves as the associate dean. In addition, he is an attending optometrist at the Illinois Eye Institute with an interest in glaucoma. He completed his optometry training at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, where he also completed a residency in pediatrics and binocular vision. Dr. Teitelbaum has been involved in private optometric practice in addition to clinical and administrative responsibilities in hospital and medical group eye practices. He has authored or co-authored 50 peer-reviewed scientific posters, papers and abstracts on a wide range of topics. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, Diplomat of the American Board of Optometry and a member of the Optometric Glaucoma Society.
The Illinois College of Optometry offers students an excellent comprehensive education in state of the art facilities, while the Illinois Eye Institute provides quality patient care and education in a collaborative environment of highly trained optometrists, subspecialty ophthalmologists, primary care physicians and opticians.