Ahmed Abdelsalam, MD, FACS, FAAO, FASRS
Chicagoland Retinal Consultants, LLC
5218 N. California Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625-7014
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(312) 527-2194 office
Dr. Abdelsalam is the Founder and President of Chicagoland Retinal Consultants, LLC in Chicago, Illinois.
He is board certified by both the American Board of Ophthalmology (2031) and the American Board of Internal Medicine (2006). He is a frequent presenter at many professional societies including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, the American Society of Retina Specialists, and the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Abdelsalam is also a member of the Chicago Ophthalmological Society and the Illinois Association of Ophthalmology.
He completed his Internal Medicine training at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Jersey and his residency in Ophthalmology at the institute of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences of New Jersey Medical School under the direction of Dr. Marco Zarbin. He completed his fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery at the Kresge Eye Institute of Wayne State University in Michigan under the direction of Drs. Gary Abrams and Dean Eliott.
Before founding Chicagoland Retinal Consultants, Dr. Abdelsalam was a full-time faculty member in the Pritzker School of Medicine of the University of Chicago, where he was the director of the Adult and Pediatric Vitreoretinal Surgery Services.
Dr. Abdelsalam specializes in medical and surgical diseases of the vitreous and retina. His expertise includes treating macular degeneration, advanced diabetic retinopathy, trauma, traumatic retinal detachments, complex and recurrent retinal detachments, giant retinal tears, proliferative vitreoretinopathy, and pediatric vitreoretinal surgery.