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Varun Malhotra, MD

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science

Director, Glaucoma Service


Highly skilled ophthalmologist, Varun Malhotra, MD, specializes in the diagnosis and management of glaucoma, a condition that damages the optic nerve and can cause permanent and painless loss of vision. Dr. Malhotra offers comprehensive care for eye disease and is an expert in the medical and surgical treatment of glaucoma, including laser therapy.

In addition to his clinical expertise, Dr. Malhotra has also conducted research to evaluate various treatment solutions for eye disease in order to identify the best methods that improve patient experience and overall outcomes.

Practice Location

University of Chicago Medical Center
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice

2011

Board Certification

Ophthalmology

Medical School

New York University School of Medicine

Internship

MacNeal Hospital

Residency

New York University/Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital

Fellowship

University of Illinois at Chicago/Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary

Memberships

American Glaucoma Society
American Academy of Ophthalmology
Chicago Glaucoma Society
Illinois Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons

Languages Spoken

English
Spanish

Office Phone

(773) 702-3937

Office Fax

(773) 702-0830

Office Postal Address

Varun Malhotra, MD
University of Chicago Medical Center
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 2114
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Lasers
  • Cataract Surgery

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or call UCM Connect at
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