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Angelica Scanzera, OD, MPH, FAAO, FSLS

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Contact Lens Service; Director, Tele-Ophthalmology Service; Director, Contact Lens Fellowship Program University of Illinois at Chicago College of MedicineOphthalmology & Visual Sciences
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Biographical Info

Assistant Professor of  Ophthalmology
Contact Lens Service
Director, Tele-Ophthalmology Service
Director, Contact Lens Fellowship Program

Mailing Address:
Department of Ophthalmology
Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary
1855 W. Taylor Street, M/C 648
Chicago, IL 60612

Sees Patients at:
Specialty Care Building (SCB)
Contact Lens Service
Comprehensive Ophthalmology Faculty Practice (COFP)
1009 S. Wood St.
Chicago, IL 60612

Schedule an Appointment

Millennium Park Eye Center (MPEC)
30 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 410
Chicago, IL 60602
Phone:  (312) 996-2020

Dr. Scanzera is fellowship-trained in fitting medically necessary contact lenses. She fits soft, rigid gas permeable, and scleral lenses for both acute and chronic eye conditions. Her clinical interests include improving vision from corneal irregularities as well as reducing symptoms from severe ocular surface disease. In addition to her contact lens research, Dr. Scanzera studies health disparities in eye care, and the use of telemedicine in advancing health equity. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and Scleral Lens Education Society.

Dr. Scanzera sees patients at the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary and Millennium Park Eye Center. She joined the faculty of the Department of Ophthalmology at the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary in 2016.




BBA cum laude—Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL
OD with clinical honors—New England College of Optometry, Boston, MA
Residency in Primary Care and Ocular Disease—Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center, North Chicago, IL
Clinical Fellowship in Medically Necessary Contact Lenses—Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, University of Illinois Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, Chicago, IL
MPH (Master of Public Health) in Epidemiology at the University of Illinois at Chicago

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