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Hajirah Saeed, MD, MPH

Visiting Associate Professor

Associate Director, Ocular Regenerative Medicine Fellowship

Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences


Dr. Saeed joined the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences in 2022 as a Visiting Associate Professor, with a specialty in Cornea and Refractive Surgery and a focus on the pediatric population.

Dr. Saeed is internationally recognized as an expert on Stevens Johnson syndrome (SJS) and has an NIH grant focusing on the genetics and epidemiology of SJS. In addition, she and her team of researchers are working on novel diagnostic methods for various corneal pathology through machine learning, corneal collagen crosslinking in pediatric patients, and sustainable eye banking in the developing world.


MD: Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine
Residency in Ophthalmology: Loyola University Chicago
Clinical Fellowship in Cornea: Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Harvard Medical School
MPH: Harvard School of Public Health