Retina Services of Illinois, LLC welcomes the addition of Sean D. Hendricks, M.D.
A native of western Illinois, Dr. Hendricks was a member of the charter class of the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA) in Aurora, Illinois. Dr. Hendricks earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois. He graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine and chose a surgical internship at Level 1 trauma center Spartanburg Regional Medical Center in Spartanburg, South Carolina. He completed a residency at the LSU Health Sciences Center-Department of ophthalmology where he served as the Chief Resident, and completed a two-year medical/surgical retinal fellowship at the Vitreoretinal Foundation in Memphis, Tennessee.
Dr. Hendricks’ primary practice interest is surgical, yet wide-ranging. He both enjoys observing the increasingly rapid visual recovery seen in his 27-gauge sutureless vitrectomy patients, as well as exploring novel surgical and medical approaches to combat proliferative vitreoretinopathy (PVR).
Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, Dr. Hendricks has been in private practice since 2009. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) and the American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS). Dr. Hendricks is fluent in German and studied Russian and French. His hobbies include ancient military history, film, travel, literature, soccer and hockey. His favorite past time is spending time with his young children and especially helping with their soccer teams.