Residents

Intern Year Residents (Class of 2026)

Patricia Bai

Patricia Bai, MD

Undergraduate—Dartmouth College
MD—Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine
Nayanika Challa

Nayanika Challa, MD

Undergraduate—The University of Chicago
MD—The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Eitan Katz

Eitan Katz, MD

Undergraduate—University of Michigan
MD—University of Illinois College of Medicine
Jeffrey Peterson

Jeffrey Peterson, MD, PhD

Undergraduate—University of California, Berkeley
MD/PhD—University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Zaynab Sajjadi

Zaynab Sajjadi, MD

Undergraduate—University of California, Berkeley
MD—Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University
Ghasem Yazdanpanah

Ghasem Yazdanpanah, MD, MPH, PhD

MD/MPH—Shahid Beheshti University
PhD—University of Illinois at Chicago

First Year Residents (Class of 2025)

Dara Baker

 Dara Baker, MD

Undergraduate—George Washington University
MD—George Washington University
Michael Chen

 Michael Chen, MD

Undergraduate—Northwestern University
MD—University of Illinois College of Medicine
Nikhila Khandwala

 Nikhila Khandwala, MD

Undergraduate—University of Michigan
MD—University of Michigan Medical School
Tochukwu Ndukw

Tochukwu Ndukwe, MD

Undergraduate—University of Michigan
MD—University of Michigan Medical School
Royce Park

 Royce Park, MD

Undergraduate—Dartmouth College
MD—SUNY Downstate – Brooklyn
Neil Sheth

 Neil Sheth, MD, MBA

Undergraduate—Northwestern University
MD/MBA—Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Second Year Residents (Class of 2024)

Luis Acaba-Berrocal

Luis Acaba-Berrocal, MD

Undergraduate— Haverford College
MD—Jefferson College
PGY1—University of Illinois at Chicago
Tala Al Khaled

Tala Al-Khaled, MD

Undergraduate—University of Illinois at Chicago
MD—University of Illinois at Chicago
PGY1—University of Illinois at Chicago
Jonathan Jeffers

Johnathan Jeffers, MD

Undergraduate—Harvard College
MD—University of Chicago
PGY1—University of Illinois at Chicago
Michael Massengill

Michael Massengill, MD, PhD

Undergraduate—University of South Florida
MD—University of South Florida
PGY1—University of Illinois at Chicago
Paul Parker

Paul Parker, MD, MS

UndergraduateUniversity of Michigan
MD
—Rush University Medical Center
PGY1—University of Illinois at Chicago
Stephanie Thermozier

Stephanie Thermozier, MD

Undergraduate—St. Joseph’s College
MD— University of Pittsburgh
PGY1—University of Illinois at Chicago

Third Year Residents (Class of 2023)

 Katherine Chen, MD, MS

Undergraduate— University of California-Berkeley
MD—University of California-Irvine College of Medicine
PGY1—Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

 Charles Frank, MD

Undergraduate—University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
MD—University of Michigan Medical School
PGY1—St. Mary Mercy Hospital, Livonia, Michigan

 Katherine Lucarelli, MD

Undergraduate—University of Wisconsin-Madison
MD—University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine
PGY1—Resurrection Medical Center

Mathew Margolis, MD

Undergraduate—University of California-Los Angeles
MD— Washington University- St. Louis
PGY1—West Suburban Hospital

Mohammad Sabbagh, MD

UndergraduateUniversity of Michigan- Flint
MD
—University of Michigan Medical School
PGY1—University of Michigan

Sudarshan Srivatsan, MD

Undergraduate—Northwestern University
MD— University of Michigan Medical School
PGY1—Resurrection Medical Center

Fellows

2022-2023

 

CORNEA

Nataliya Antonova, MD

MD—State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
PGY1/Ophthalmology Residency—SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

 

CORNEA

Andrea Arteaga Useche, MD

MD—Universidad Central de Venezuele – Escuela “Luis Razetti”
Research & Clinical Fellowship in Cornea and Ocular Surface—Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary
PGY1—Illinois Masonic Medical Center
Ophthalmology Residency—Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary
Bella Wolf

 

CORNEA

Bella Wolf, MD

MD—Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
PGY1/Ophthalmology Residency—Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Allyshah Allahdina

 

GLAUCOMA

Allyshah Allahdina, MD

MD—Howard University College of Medicine
PGY1/Ophthalmology Residency—Howard University Hospital
Michael Offutt

 

GLAUCOMA

Michael Offutt, MD

MD—UT Health San Antonio – Long School of Medicine
PGY1—Greenville Health System
Ophthalmology Residency—UT Health San Antonio
Katherine Joltikov

 

GLOBAL OPHTHALMOLOGY

Katherine Joltikov, MD

MD—Sackler School of Medicine – New York
PGY1—Maimonides Medical Center
Ophthalmology Residency—Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary
Siamak Shokrolahi

 

NEURO-OPHTHALMOLOGY

Siamak Shokrollahi, MD

MD—Islamic Azad University Tehran Medical Branch
Ophthalmology Residency—Iran University of Medical Sciences
Medical Retina Fellowship—Beetham Eye Institute, Joslin Diabetes Center
Kevin Heinze


OCULOPLASTIC and
RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY

Kevin Heinze, MD

MD—University of Michigan Medical School
PGY1—St Mary Mercy Livonia Hospital
Ophthalmology Residency—Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary
Osama Al Deyabat

 

PEDIATRIC OPHTHALMOLOGY

Osama Al Deyabat, MD

Medical School—Jordan University of Science and Technology Faculty of Medicine
PGY1—King Abdullah University Hospital
Ophthalmology Residency—Jordan University of Science and Technology
Hesham Gabr

 

RETINA, 1st Year

Hesham Gabr, MD 

MBBS/Ophthalmology—Ain Shams University
Ophthalmology Residency—Duke University, Duke Eye Center
Daniel Wang

 

RETINA, 2nd Year

Daniel Wang, MD

MD—University of Illinois at Chicago
PGY1—MacNeal Memorial Hospital
Ophthalmology Residency—New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
Alexis Warren

 

RETINA2nd Year

Alexis Warren, MD

MD—University of Kansas
PGY1—University of Iowa
Ophthalmology Residency—University of Iowa
George Skopis

 

UNIVERSITY RETINA, 2nd Year

George Skopis, MD

MD—FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Internship—Mount Sinai Medical Center Miami Beach
Ophthalmology Residency—Georgetown University Hospital/Washington Hospital Center
Madeline Yehia

 

UVEITIS 

Madeleine Yehia, MD

Medical SchoolUniversity of Balamand Faculty of Medicine and Medical Sciences
Ophthalmology Residency—American University of Beirut Medical Center