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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

University of Chicago Ophthalmology
900 N. Michigan Ave., Ste 1425
Chicago, IL 60611

Year Started Practice


Board Certification


Medical School

New York University School of Medicine


MacNeal Hospital


New York University/Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital


University of Illinois at Chicago/Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary


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

Languages Spoken


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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