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Dr. Weisberg is an American Board of Ophthalmology certified ophthalmologist and a fellowship trained Cornea and Refractive surgeon. As an undergraduate, he attended Brown University graduating Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience. He then went on to obtain his medical degree at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City. Dr. Weisberg also completed his residency in Ophthalmology at Columbia University, training at the Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute. Following his ophthalmology residency, Dr. Weisberg pursued subspecialty training in Cornea, External disease, and Refractive surgery at the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary in Chicago.
Dr. Weisberg has been practicing at midwest eye center since 2010. In addition to seeing general ophthalmology patients, Dr Weisberg has specialty training in treating conditions that affect the cornea and external eye including corneal infections, contact lens problems, dry eye, corneal dystrophies, keratoconus, conjunctivitis (pink eye), pinguecula, pterygia, allergies, and blepharitis. Dr. Weisberg performs cataract surgery, full thickness and partial thickness corneal transplants, pterygium surgery, sutured lens implants, and laser vision correction including LASIK (laser in-situ keratomileusis) and PRK (photorefractive keratectomy).
Sriram Sonty M.D., F.A.C.S., a Board Certified Ophthalmologist and Clinical Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at Glaucoma Service, Dept of Ophthalmology, University of Illinois at Chicago, is associated with midwest eye center as a Glaucoma Specialist since 1980 with brief positions with Humana Michael Reese Health Plans, Chicago, and Chief, Glaucoma Section, LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India.
Mrs AVN College, Visakhapatnam, India
Medical School :
Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam, India
Post Graduate Degree:
MD Ophthalmology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.
Dr. Rajendra Prasad Center for Ophthalmic Sciences, AIIMS, New Delhi, India.
Glaucoma, Tufts New England Center, Boston Neuro-Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh Eye and Ear Infirmary, Pittsburgh Pediatric Ophthalmology, Boston Childrens Medical Center, (affiliated to Harvard University), Boston.
American Academy of Ophthalmology,American College of Surgeons, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, All India Ophthalmic Society, Indian Glaucoma Society.
Publications & Presentations:
75 and 99 National and International Meetings
Glaucoma Diagnostics, Optic Disc Imaging, Glaucoma Pharmacology, Advanced Glaucoma Intervention Study, START and AXIS Studies with Travatan & Xalatan.
American Academy of Ophthalmology HONOR Award
AFZAL AHMAD M.D., F.A.C.S. is the medical director of the midwest eye center. His special interests are the surgical treatments of eye diseases like cataract, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and retinal detachment.
Undergraduate. D.J. Science College, Karachi, Pakistan
Graduate. Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan
POST DOCTORAL TRAINING:
House Physician - medicine Civil Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
Internship - Surgery Cook County Hospital, Chicago, Illinois
Residency - Ophthalmology Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, Illinois
Fellowship - Retina Massachusetts Eye & Ear infirmary, Boston, Mass.
Research Associate - Retina Retina Foundation, Boston, Mass.
Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass.
Diplomat Royal College of Surgeons, London, England
Diplomat American Board of Ophthalmology
Fellow American College of Surgeons
Chicago Ophthalmology Society
American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
American Society of Retina Specialists
American College of Surgeons
Past faculty appointments at University of Illinois and Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine.
PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS:
Numerous live and poster presentations at major ophthalmology society meetings and Conferences.
Nine ( 9 ) publications in peer reviewed journals
SOCIAL, CIVIC AND VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES:
Past and present member board of directors and trustees of numerous not for profit
Organizations dealing with social, religious, medical welfare and educational issues.
Was instrumental in founding some of these organizations.
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