Mark J. Greenwald, MD

Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Science and Pediatrics

Interim Section Chief, Ophthalmology

Director, Pediatric Ophthalmology

Dr. Mark Greenwald, a pediatric ophthalmologist, has pioneered new therapies for pediatric cataract and glaucoma, retinoblastoma, and optic glioma. He has special interest and expertise in ocular trauma and amblyopia. Dr. Greenwald has also provided medical and surgical care to thousands of children and adults with eye muscle problems.

Dr. Greenwald is a recipient of honor awards from the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. He has been included in numerous "Best Doctors" lists, He is active in clinical research and the author of numerous medical journal articles and textbook chapters.

Practice Locations

Center for Advanced Medicine
5758 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

The University of Chicago Medicine
Comer Children’s Hospital
5721 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice


Board Certification

Medical School

Harvard Medical School


Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago


University of Illinois at Chicago


Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC


American Academy of Ophthalmololgy
American Academy of Pediatrics
American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

Language Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 702-3937

Office Fax

(773) 702-0830

Office Postal Address

Mark Greenwald, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 2114
Chicago, IL 60637

Physician Photo

Clinical Interests

  • Pediatric ophthalmology
  • Strabismus
  • Retinopathy of prematurity
  • Retinoblastoma

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Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Greenwald's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.