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Rebecca Mets-Halgrimson, MD, MPH

Rebecca Mets-Halgrimson, MD, MPH

Attending Physician, Ophthalmology; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Language: English

Appointments & Referrals

1.800.543.7362 (1.800.KIDS DOC)

About Me

Dr. Mets-Halgrimson, MD, MPH, has been a pediatric ophthalmologist and surgeon at Lurie Children’s since 2013. She has expertise in treating a wide range of pediatric ophthalmologic conditions, especially eye muscle disorders and genetic diseases of the eye. She also studies pediatric ophthalmologic complications and has authored several scientific publications on congenital glaucoma, Marfan syndrome and other conditions. In clinic, Dr. Mets-Halgrimson’s goal is to spend all the time with patient families that they need to fully understand their child’s condition and the treatment they need.

Clinical Interests: Strabismus and eye muscle disorders, pediatric cataract, blocked tear duct, optic nerve glioma, tumors, retinoblastoma, infantile glaucoma, hemangioma​, Turner syndrome, Marfan syndrome, amblyopia, genetic diseases of the eye

Education & Training

Education: Northwestern University Medical School, 2006

Postgraduate Training: Fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC, 2010-2011; Residency in ophthalmology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 2007-2010

Board Certifications: Ophthalmology

Professional Organizations: American Academy of Ophthalmology; American Academy of Pediatrics; American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

Call for Insurance information: 1.800.543.7362