Seenu M. Hariprasad, MD
Shui-Chin Lee Professor in Ophthalmology & Visual Science
Chief, Vitreoretinal Service
Director, Clinical Research
Director, Fellowship in the Diseases and Surgery of the Retina, Macula and Vitreous
Dr. Hariprasad’s clinical activities involve a medical and surgical practice that focuses on vitreoretinal care. He is an expert in the treatment of age-related macular degeneration, diabetic eye diseases and intraocular infections (endophthalmitis).
Dr. Hariprasad has advanced training in vitreoretinal surgery and has been recognized for his innovations in sutureless microincisional vitrectomy techniques, which have reduced operative time and postoperative pain.
Dr. Hariprasad is actively involved in clinical research, having been principal investigator or sub-investigator in more than 40 national clinical trials evaluating new drugs, devices, surgical innovations, and drug delivery for a variety of conditions including age-related macular degeneration, retinal vascular occlusion, endophthalmitis and diabetic retinopathy. His research efforts have resulted in more than 90 peer-reviewed publications, meeting abstracts and textbook chapters. His work has contributed to the understanding and use of new medications to combat a wide variety of vitreoretinal disorders.
In addition to serving on the editorial board for the American Journal of Ophthalmology, Dr. Hariprasad is also a Scientific Referee for seven major ophthalmology journals. Additionally, he serves on the editorial boards for Retinal Physician and Ocular Surgery News.
The University of Chicago Medicine
Center for Advanced Medicine
Year Started Practice
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals, Houston
Cullen Eye Institute, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston
Barnes Retina Institute, Washington University, St. Louis
American Academy of Ophthalmology
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Learn More About Dr. Hariprasad
Read how Dr. Hariprasad helped Heinz Richardson's vision improve after suffering from an eye stroke while on a charity bike race across the country.
EyeTube.net features surgical videos performed and narrated by Dr. Hariprasad and other ophthalmologists. The videos are intended to better educate medical professionals, ophthalmologists and members of the eye care field.
Read more about Dr. Hariprasad's role in the Department of Surgery.
Learn more about Dr. Hariprasad's commitment to training fellows as part of the University of Chicago's Retina Service.
View a partial list of Dr. Hariprasad's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.