Hospital Appointment: 2007


Academic Background:

B.S.,2001, Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN; Magna Cum Laude

O.D.,2005, Illinois College of Optometry

Residency, 2006, Ocular Disease and Low Vision Rehabilitation, Jesse Brown and                   Hines VA, Chicago, IL

Clinical Fellowship,2007, Specialty Contact Lenses and Refractive Surgery, University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL




Dr. Butcko has been on staff at the Jesse Brown VAMC since completing her fellowship in 2007. In addition to performing direct patient care she acts as an attending in the clinic where she teaches the residents and students in both a clinical and didactic setting. Dr. Butcko is also the Director of the Specialty Contact Lens Clinic where patient care is provided by the Jesse Brown residents.

Dr. Butcko attained her Fellowship in the American Academy of Optometry in 2007 and actively attends yearly Academy meetings with her most recent grand rounds presentation in 2016. She has also been a member of the Admittance Committee of the Academy since 2014.  In 2019, Dr. Butcko was elected as a Trustee of the Illinois Chapter of the Academy. She is a member of the National Board of Examiners in Optometry serving as a clinical skills examiner from 2008-2011, and now acts as a Remote Examiner for Part 3 of National Boards.

Dr. Butcko maintains a clinical faculty appointment at the University of Illinois Chicago in the Ophthalmology Department and resides in Glenview, IL with her husband, two sons and daughter.

Victoria M Butcko, OD, FAAO

Director of the Contact Lens Clinic

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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