Born in Hammond, Indiana Pauline was raised in South Holland, Illinois. She received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois, followed by her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Illinois College of Optometry, Class of 2000. Dr. Bubanko has much experience with adults and children, having trained at the United States Naval Hospital in Beaufort, South Carolina; the Veteran Affairs Medical Center in Lebanon, Pennsylvania; the Illinois Eye Institute and the University of Chicago Vision Rehabilitation Service, both in Chicago, Illinois. She also has participated in the Easter Seals Head Start Program though the University of Chicago.
Dr. Pauline has been a resident of New Lenox since 2003, and a member of the New Lenox Chamber of Commerce since 2005. She is excited to give back to the community where her family will live and grow for many years.