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Dimitri Azar - Ophthalmology

Dimitri Azar, MD


Get to know our provider

Dr. Dimitri Azar is an internationally recognized Ophthalmic Surgeon at UI Health. Dr. Azar has made significant contributions to the treatment of corneal diseases and to advances in refractive surgery. He has been named one of The Best Doctors in America. Dr. Azar is the B.A. Field Endowed Chair of Ophthalmologic Research.

Gender : Male
Language : Arabic, English

Specialties & Services

  • Cornea and Refractive Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cornea
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Iris Surgery
  • Keratoprosthesis
  • Lasek
  • Lasik
  • Novel Techniques (design and development)
  • Refractive Surgery


Eye and Ear Infirmary (EEI)

1855 W. Taylor St.
Chicago, IL 60612


  • Board Certification: American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Fellowship: Harvard Medical School
  • Fellowship: Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary (Corneal & External Diseases)
  • Medical School: American University of Beirut, Lebanon
  • Residency: Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary