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Dr. Rezaei at Chinese Retina Society Meeting

Dr. Rezaei was the invited guest of honor at the Chinese Retina Society Meeting in Shanghai. The surgical symposium discussing advanced techniques in vitreoretinal surgery was web-casted live throughout China with over 16,000 ophthalmologists watching it online.  Click here for more: https://2019.apvrs.org/schedule/



Dr. Packo joins podcast

Dr. Kirk Packo joined a podcast broadcast by “Straight From The Cutter’s Mouth-A Retina Podcast” to discuss his career, training vitreoretinal fellows, and his love of cinema, among other topics. Click here to listen: https://t.co/H56uPxVqjA



Dr. Rezaei Invited Guest Speaker at AVS

Dr. Rezaei was an invited guest speaker at the prestigious Japanese Advanced Vitreous Surgery (AVS) Course in Tokyo, Japan. AVS has a heritage of over 40 years where leading Japanese vitreoretinal surgeons and the invited guest speakers from around the world discuss the most advanced and cutting edge surgical techniques in vitreoretinal surgery. We thank… Read More »


Dr. Merrill at Washington Retina Symposium

Dr. Merrill was most honored to give the Raymond Pilkerton keynote lecture at the annual Washington Retina Symposium last weekend.  It was particularly wonderful to receive the plaque from our former Rush resident Reshma Katira, now a partner at the Retina Group of Washington.  


Dr. Rezaei invited speaker at EURETINA

  Dr. Rezaei was an invited speaker at the EURETINA Annual Meeting in Paris, France. EURETINA is the largest retina meeting in the world generally taking place in Europe. Dr. Rezaei led a one hour session at the main auditorium discussing complex vitreoretinal surgery with some of world’s top retina surgeons. We appreciate all of… Read More »


Dr. Chaturvedi On Ingalls Development Foundation Board

Dr. Chaturvedi has been on the Ingalls Development Foundation for several years.  Thank you for your service!  The Foundation is dedicated to the healthcare of the residents in South Suburban Chicago.  Illinois Retina is proud to have him represent us.  Read more about The Foundation here:  https://www.uchicagomedicine.org/give/ingalls-development-foundation



Dr. Merrill and WOW at AAO

These are a few Women Ophthalmologists of the Windy City (WOW), enjoying the Orbital Gala which raises funds for the Academy Foundation:  Dr. Merrill, Mildred Olivier, Tamara Fountain (AAO President-elect), Marilyn Miller (2019 AAO Laureate), Kathy Colby (Chair at U of C), Ruth Williams (editor of Eyenet).