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.