Casey L. Hogan, OD, FAAO, FSLS Casey L. Hogan, OD, FAAO, FSLS
• Owner, Advanced Eye Care Professionals PC 2003-present
• Doctorate of Optometry, Illinois College of Optometry, 1997
• Primary Eye Care & Ocular Disease Residency, Illinois College of Optometry, 1997-1998
• Ocular Disease Fellowship, Boston Medical School, 1998
• Assistant Professor, Illinois College of Optometry 2000-2010
• Fellow, American Academy of Optometry, 2000-present
• Secretary, Illinois Optometric Association, ICO Local Society 2001-2002
• President, South Michigan Avenue Merchants Association, 2005-2009
• Board of Directors, Special Olympics Chicago, Immediate-Past President, 2005-present
• Member, American Optometric Association, 1997-present
• Member, Illinois Optometric Association, 1997-present
• 2012 Humanitarian of the Year Award recipient, Illinois College of Optometry
• One of 1,700 optometrists to achieve American Board of Optometry Certification
• Cooper Vision 2015 Best Practice Award
• 2016 Anne McGlone Burke Award
• Founder, The Chicago Dry Eye Center of Excellence
• Founder, The Chicago Scleral Lens Center of Excellence
• Fellow, the Scleral Lens Education Society
• Voted as one of the top 250 US optometrists by Primary Care Optometry News
• 2018 Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation Mission Award Recipient
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Jamie N. Hogan, OD, FAAO Jamie N. Hogan, OD, FAAO
Following the lead of her sister, Dr. Casey, Jamie Hogan, O.D. earned her Bachelor of Science in biological sciences from Northern Illinois University followed by her doctorate of optometry from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago. With a passion for academia, Dr. Jamie completed her primary eye care residency with Ohio State University at the Dayton, Ohio, Veterans Medical Center.

Dr. Hogan's clinical interests include primary eye care, cataract, corneal, and refractive surgery co-management, specialty contact lenses, and corneal disease management.

Jamie enjoys caring for patients of all ages "Caring for vision is an honor I take very seriously. Arguably our most critical sense, I provide patient-centered care to each and every patient". She practices full-time at the Illiana Veterans Affairs Health Care Center in Danville, Illinois, where she provides care for our veterans.

As the student externship coordinator, Dr. Jamie holds adjunct faculty status at multiple optometry schools and is directly involved in the training of optometry externs and residents. Dr. Jamie is available for Saturday appointments.
Tiffany Polanek, OD Tiffany Polanek, OD
Dr. Tiffany Polanek is excited to be joining THE AEP TEAM in March 2016. Dr. Polanek is originally from a small farming community in southern Minnesota. After completing her Bachelor of Arts degree from Moorhead State University in Minnesota, she moved to Michigan for optometry school. She graduated from the Michigan College of Optometry in 2000. Dr. Polanek then moved to Chicago for continued training at the Illinois Eye Institute, where she completed the Primary Care and Ocular Disease residency program in 2001.

Following her residency, she moved back to Michigan to work in an established private practice, where she focused on primary eye care, ocular disease, and contact lenses. She also worked with student interns from the Michigan College of Optometry as they rotated through her office.

Dr. Polanek's personal life took her back to Chicago, where she has remained since 2003. She returned to the Illinois Eye Institute (IEI) as an Associate Clinical Instructor in 2003, and has remained on staff part-time since then.

At IEI, she provides eye care to patients, and clinical education to optometry students, in the Primary Care Clinic and the Cornea and Contact Lens Center for Clinical Excellence. Dr. Polanek has worked in a variety of private practice locations as well. She has extensive experience in primary eye care, contact lenses, and ocular disease. In 2011, her husband and growing family settled
Stephanie DiGiorgio, OD Stephanie DiGiorgio, OD
Dr. Stephanie DiGiorgio was born and raised in Orland Park, Illinois. She graduated from St. Michael elementary school in 2002 and Carl Sandburg high school in 2006.

She attended the University of Iowa for her undergraduate degree where she studied Health Science and Entrepreneurial Management. She then took her studies to South Florida where she attended Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry in Fort Lauderdale.

Stephanie then completed a double externship in ocular disease and post operative management at the world renowned Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami.

Dr. DiGiorgio began working at AEP in Fall of 2016. She is an active member of the Illinois Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association.
Angelina Bonner, OD, FAAO Angelina Bonner, OD, FAAO
Dr. Angelina Bonner was raised in the south suburbs of Chicago, IL. She completed her undergraduate degree at Bradley University in Peoria, IL where she received her Bachelor of Science in Cellular and Molecular Biology. She completed her doctorate degree in the field of Optometry at Indiana University in Bloomington, IN.

During her time as a doctoral candidate, she worked as an optometric technician for a private practice and performed contact lens related research at Indiana University. Following graduation, Dr. Bonner completed her residency at the St Louis Veteran Affairs Medical Center, where she specialized in Ocular Disease, Geriatric, and Primary Care.

After completion of her residency training at the St. Louis VA, she continued her passion of working with the veteran population at the Dallas Veteran Affairs Medical Center where she managed complex ocular disease and specialty contact lens care.
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