Hospital Appointment: 2020


Academic Background:

BS, 2015, South Dakota State University

                 Magna Cum Laude

MS, 2019, Salus University - Masters in Low Vision Rehabilitation 

                  Independent Study: Causes, Implications, and Techniques for Neurological                          Visual Impairment 

OD, 2019, Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University

Residency, 2020, Ocular Disease and Low Vision Rehabilitation Jesse Brown VAMC and Hines Hospital

Dr. Guindon obtained her Doctorate of Optometry degree at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University. During her time at Salus she also obtained her Master of Science in Low Vision Rehabilitation. She completed her residency in ocular disease and low vision at Jesse Brown VA and the Blind Rehabilitation Center at Hines VA. She then joined the attending staff at Jesse Brown and holds an adjunct faculty appointment at the Illinois College of Optometry. In addition to providing direct patient care, she consults with residents and students in a clinical setting and participates as a lecturer in the weekly didactic conference.

Allison K Guindon, OD

Optometry Attending

To request more information or to schedule an interview please email Dr. Jennifer Brown at:

Contact us:

Jennifer Brown, OD, FAAO

Residency Coordinator

Charles Kinnaird, OD, FAAO

Co-Director Ocular Disease

Chief of Optometry Section

Jesse Brown VA Medical Center

Peter Russo, OD, FAAO, Diplomate

Co-Director Low Vision Rehabilitation 

Hines VA Blind Rehabilitation Service

Tel:  312-569-7505

Fax: 312-569-7547

Jesse Brown VAMC

820 S Damen Ave

Chicago IL 60612

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