The Department of Ophthalmology at Northwestern Memorial Hospital treats and manages the full spectrum of eye disease, providing world-class eye care for everything from contact lens fitting to the most advanced refractive cataract surgeries and treatments for macular degeneration.
In its 2012-13 ranking of U.S. hospital specialties, U.S. News & World Report named Northwestern Memorial Hospital the 6th best in the country and the Ophthalmology program was rated tops in Chicago for difficult cases over the previous three years.
Message from the Chair
Welcome to Northwestern Memorial Hospital and our Department of Ophthalmology. When I arrived here in 2010, it was immediately evident that here was a team of physicians and staff with unique skills and an unwavering commitment to providing expert care, whether evaluating vision loss, treating macular degeneration, doing Botox injections or performing the most delicate corneal surgery.
Working in this atmosphere made it all the more exciting to be here, and to lead this group of extraordinary people – and as you can imagine, such devotion ultimately leads to better patient outcomes.
We feature leaders in the field of Lasik surgery, treat patients looking to correct drooping or baggy eyelids, and offer novel procedures to treat other cosmetic concerns around the eyes or mid-face.
Vision is our most precious sense – it helps shape one's experience and its preservation is paramount to all. I am gratified to be part of this accomplished group of physicians who share such a steadfast commitment to ocular health and vision preservation.
The Department of Ophthalmology in addition to performing all types of routine eye-care, specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of:
This is a Department of Ophthalmology with a level of expertise and knowledge that produces breakthroughs – which lead to breakthroughs in the treatment and vision health of our patients. In turn, we pass this knowledge on to the next generation of ophthalmologists through our Ophthalmology Residency and Fellowship Programs.
To make an appointment with a physician, please call 1-877-926-4664.
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