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
Seenu M. Hariprasad, MD, has been named the department's first Shui-Chin Lee Professor in Ophthalmology and Visual Science and is an active leader in the department. Dr. Hariprasad is an internationally recognized expert in the diseases and surgery of the retina, vitreous, and macula.
Since joining the University of Chicago Medicine in 2005, Dr. Hariprasad has gained a reputation as a leading specialist in various vitreoretinal disorders, including AMD, diabetic eye disease, intraocular infection and RVO. He has been recognized for bringing more effective and efficient sutureless microincisional vitrectomy techniques to the medical center.
Dr. Hariprasad's clinical research has contributed to the understanding and use of new medications to combat a wide variety of vitreoretinal disorders. He has served as principal or sub-investigator in more than 45 national and international clinical trials evaluating various medications, sustained drug-delivery devices and surgical innovations to treat a variety of diseases, such as AMD, diabetic retinopathy and RVO.
His work has led to nearly 200 peer-reviewed publications, meeting abstracts and textbook chapters. He has presented more than 150 individual lectures in cities around the world. Dr. Hariprasad's recently published textbook, Management of Retinal Vein Occlusion: Current Concepts, is one of only a small number of textbooks dedicated to this disease.
He has also been awarded numerous honors, including an AAO Achievement Award and an ASRS Honor Achievement Award, and has been named a top doctor in publications such as US News & World Report and Chicago Magazine.
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.
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.