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Meet Oculofacial Surgeon Dr. Amjad Z. Ahmad, M.D.

Amjad Z. Ahmad, M.D. Specializing in cosmetic & reconstructive diseases of the eyelid, tear duct & orbit.

Undergraduate Education:

Bachelor of Science, Biology

With High Distinction, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Medical School:

1990-1994

Doctorate of Medicine

University of Michigan School, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Internship:

1994-1995

Transitional year

William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan

Residency:

1995-1998

Ophthalmology

W.K. Kellogg Eye Center, University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Fellowship:

1998-2000

Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery

W.K. Kellogg Eye Center, University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Academic Positions:

  • 7/98-6/2000-Instructor
    University of Michigan Hospitals, W.K. Kellogg Eye Hospital Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery
  • 7/98-6/2000-Consultant-Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery
    Veterans Hospital, Ann Arbor Michigan
  • 7/2000-6/06-Clinical Assistant Professor
    Director of Oculoplastic Services, Loyola University of Chicago Department of Ophthalmology
  • 7/2000-2010-Consultant-Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery
    Hines Veteran Hospital, Maywood, illinois
  • 10/2006-Clinical Assistant Professor and Co-Director of Oculoplastic Service
    University of illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Associate Preceptor Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery Fellowship University of illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary
  • 3/2011-Guest Preceptor for senior Oral Surgery
    Residents Loyola Medical Center

Guest Professorships:

  • August 2004-Fort Bragg
    Augusta, Georgia
  • March 22, 2006 The Osler Institute
    Napervile, illionois-Ophthalmic Plastic Section given to board eligible ophthalmologies
  • September 13, 2006 The Osler Institute
    Napervile, illinois-Ophthalmic Plastic Section given to board eligible ophthalmologies
  • Multiple Osler courses 2007-current
    Teaching both Ophthalmology and Plastic Surgery review courses
  • September 25, 2010-The Osler Institute, Philadelphia
    Pennsylvania-Teaching Plastic Surgery Board Review Course
  • August 24, 2011-The Osler Institute
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-Teaching Plastic Surgery Board Review Course
  • 2007-present-University of illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Chicago Eye Review-Oculoplastic Surgery Section

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What We Do

COSMETIC SURGERY


RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY


Professional Society Memberships:

  • 2000-pres : American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • 2001-pres : American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
  • 2000-2006 : Chicago Ophthalmology Society
  • 2000-pres : illionois Society to Prevent Blindness
  • 2003-pres : North American Skull Base Society

Loyola Committee Appointments:

  • Aug 2000-2006 : OR/PAR Committee
  • Aug 2001-2006 : Loyola Ophthalmology Residency Interview Committee
  • Aug 2000-2006 : Loyola Ophthalmology CME Committee(Chairman)
  • Aug 2000-7/04 : Director and host of Ophthalmology Resident/Alumni Day

Grants:

2001-illinois Society to Prevent Blindness-$1700.00 Transcaruncular Approach to The Medical Orbit-An Anatomical Study


Awards:

  • 2005 – Teacher of the Year-Loyola Medical Center Department of Ophthalmology
  • 2008 – Best Lecturer Award-The Osler Course-Plastic Surgery Review Course
  • 2008-2011 – Best Doctor Award-Woodward & White
  • 2008 – 2011 – Castle and Connoly-Top Doctors-National
  • 2011 – Top Doctors-Ophthalmology Chicago Magazine

National Oral Presentations:

  • 11/98-Mullerectomy As a Primary Procedure for Exposure Keratitis Secondary to Seventh Nerve Paralysis
    V.Elner, A.Ahmad, R.Fante Oral Presentation American Society of Ophthalmic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • 2/23/03 -Ophthalmic Complications of Skull Base Surgery
    Oral Presentation North American Skull Base Society Memphis, Tn
  • 11/18/03-Orbital Decompression for Graves’ Eye Disease
    Oral Presentation American Academy of Ophthalmology National Meeting American Association of Certified Orthoptists(AACO) Anaheim, CA
  • 10/25/04-Enucleation, Evisceration, Exenteration
    Oral Presentation American Academy of Ophthalmology National Meeting Association of Technical Personnel in Ophthalmology(ATPO) New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 04/08/05-Facial Nerve Palsy and Neurotrophic Keratopathy
    Oral Presentation North American Skull Base Society Annual Meeting Toronto, Canada
  • 10/15/05-Applications of Hyperbaric Oxygen in the Irradiated Orbit
    Oral paper American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons(ASOPRS), Chicago, Illinois
  • 10/21/09-Peri-Ocular Desmoplastic Melanoma with Orbital Invasion
    Oral paper American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons(ASOPRS) National Conference, San Francisco, CA
  • 10/24/09-Oculoplastic Surgery
    Oral Presentation American Academy of Ophthalmology National Meeting Association of Technical Personnel in Ophthalmology(ATPO) San Francisco, CA
  • 04/21/12-Cosmetic Oculoplastic Surgery
    Oral Presentation JCAPHO American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons(ASCRS) Chicago, IL
  • 9/14/12-Silicone Frontalis Slings”, “Cosmetic botox”, “Lacrimal Work-Up”, “Late Fracture Repar”, “Upper Eyelid Reconstruction
    University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary Oculoplastic Symposium Chicago, IL

National Poster Presentations:

  • 10/22/09-Use of the Dermis-Fat Graft in Staged Reconstruction of Eyelid Defects Secondary to Necrotizing Fasciitis
    Vinay Aakalu, Kiran Sajja, Amjad Z. Ahmad American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons(ASOPRS) National Conference, San Francisco, CA

International:

  • 6/06/02-Eyelid Reconstruction
    Oral Presentation Peru College of Medicine Cusco, Peru
  • 4/02/04-Thyroid Eye Disease-Medical and Surgical Management
    Association of Pakistani Physicians of North America Beijing, China
  • 2/9/07-The Tearing Patient
    Oral Presentation Punta Cana, Dominican Republic Update in Ophthalmology-University of Illinois/Iowa
  • 2/10/07-Evaluation of Eyelid Lesions
    Oral Presentation Punta Cana, Dominican Republic Update in Ophthalmology-University of Illinois/Iowa
  • 4/17/07-Eyelid Surgery
    Oral Presentation Guatemala City, Guatemala Roosevelt Hospital Resident Lecture Series

Local Presentations:

  • 6/16/01-Mullerctomy-A Novel Approach for Paralytic Lagophthalmos
    Resident/Alumni Day, Dept. of Ophthalmology, Loyola Medical Center, Maywood, IL
  • 10/01-Orbital Disease and Orbital Trauma Issues
    Grand Rounds, Chicago College of Optometry
  • 10/01-Management of Enophthalmos
    Chicago Maxillofacial Society Fall Meeting, Chicago, IL
  • 3/20/02-Management of the Paralyzed Eyelid Complex
    Dept of Otolaryngology Annual Spring CME Conference, Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, Loyola Medical Center, Maywood, IL
  • 4/03-Graves Eye Disease
    Association of Comprehensive Ophthalmic Registered Nurses(ACORN), 198h Annual Symposium, Loyola Medical Center, Maywood, IL
  • 11/02-“Orbital Psuedotumor” and “Lacrimal Issues
    Chicago Ophthalmology Society city wide resident lecture, University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, Chicago, IL
  • 2/19/03-Ptosis-Evaluation and Surgical Management
    Grand Rounds, Dept. of Plastic Surgery, Loyola Medical Center, Maywood, IL
  • 2/25/03-Emergencies in Ophthalmology
    Resident Noon Lecture, Dept of Internal Medicine, Loyola Medical Center, Maywood, IL
  • 3/12/)3-Orbital Trauma
    The Management of Skull Base Trauma Spring CME Conference, Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, Loyola Medical Center, Maywood, IL
  • 4/9/03-Cosmetic Lower Eyelid Surgery-Management of Complications
    Grand Rounds, Dept. of Plastic Surgery, Loyola Medical Center, Maywood, IL
  • 4/12/03-Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
    Association of Comprehensive Ophthalmic Registered Nurses(ACORN), 19th Annual Symposium, Loyola Medical Center, Maywood, IL
  • 5/03-Orbital Cellulitis
    Resident Lecture Series, Dept of Otolaryngology, Loyola Medical Center, Maywood, IL
  • 6/18/03-Endonasal and External DCR
    Resident Lecture Series, Dept of Otolaryngology, Loyola Medical Center, Maywood, IL
  • 6/21/03-Necrotizing Fasciitis
    Resident/Alumni Day, Dept. of Ophthalmology, Loyola Medical Center, Maywood, IL
  • 7/16/03-Oculoplastic Topics
    Grand Rounds, Dept. of Ophthalmology, Loyola Medical Center, Maywood, IL
  • 8/13/03-Thyroid Eye Disease Seminar
    Oculoplastic Subspecialty Day, Dept. of Ophthalmology, Loyola Medical Center, Maywood, IL
  • 9/20/03-Enucleation, Evisceration and Exenteration
    Midwest Retinal Society, Association of Technical Personnel in Ophthalmology(ATPO), Doubletree Hotel, Chicago, IL
  • 10/04/03-Orbital Cellulitis
    Ophthalmology Update for the Busy Primary Care Physician, Loyola Medical Center, Maywood, IL
  • 3/24/04-Evaluation of the Patient with Diplopia
    Diagnosing Skull Base Disorders, Dept. of Otolaryngology Annual Spring CME Conference, Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, Loyola Medical Center, Maywood, IL
  • 3/25/04-Thyroid Eye Disease
    Chicago Medical Society Annual CME Conference, Chicago, IL
  • 3/25/04-Common Eyelid Lesions
    Chicago Medical Society Annual CME Conference, Chicago, IL
  • 5/02/04-Surgical Management of Blepharospasm
    Blepharospasm Support Group Illinois Chapter, Oak Park, IL
  • 5/08/04-Eyelid Reconstruction After Mohs Surgery
    Association of Comprehensive Ophthalmic Registered Nurses(ACORN), 20th Annual Symposium, Loyola Medical Center, Maywood, IL
  • 11/08/04-Management of the Paralyzed Eyelid
    Acoustic Neuroma Support Group, Loyola Medical Center, Maywood, IL
  • 01/15/05-Surgical Management Graves Eye Disease” and “Blepharospasm
    Citywide Chicago Ophthalmological Society Resident lecture, University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, Chicago, IL
  • 1/31/05-Management of the Paralyzed Eyelid
    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Grand Rounds, Carnidal Bernardin Cancer Center, Loyola Medical Center
  • 4/16/05-Orbital Pain Syndromes
    Pain Syndromes of the Head, Neck and Skull Base, Cme Event, Tobin Hall, Stritch School of Medicine
  • 5/13/05-Oculoplastic Panel Discussion
    Illinois Association of Ophthalmology and Chicago Ophthalmology Society Annual Meeting, CME event, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL
  • 5/21/05-Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
    Association of Certified Ophthalmic Registered Nurses(ACORN) Annual Spring Meeting, Loyola Medical Center, Maywood, IL
  • 6/11/05-Transblepharoplasty Endotine Brow Lift
    Loyola Medical Center Department of Ophthalmology Annual Resident/Alumni Day, Maywood, IL
  • 6/11/05-Eyelid Grafting For The Burned Periorbita
    Loyola Medical Center Department of Ophthalmology Annual Resident/Alumni Day, Maywood, IL
  • 6/30/05-Burns and TENs
    Loyola Medical Center Burn Center, Burn Nurses Ophthalmic Update
  • 9/16/05-The Role of Radiaton for Periocular Neoplasms
    Loyola Medical Center, Department of Radiation Oncology Grand Rounds, Maywood, IL
  • 11/02/05-Oculoplastic Surgery
    Loyola Medical Center, Main Operating Room Nurses Weekly Education Meeting, Maywood, IL
  • 11/02/05-Graves’Eye Disease
    Acquired Ptosis”, “Botox Made Simple”, “Eyelid Lesions”, The Laser Center, Continuing Education for Optomotrists, Westchester, IL
  • 2/17/06-Oculoplastic Panel Discussion
    Illinois Association of Ophthalmology and Chicago Ophthalmology Society Annual Meeting, CME event, Rosemont Convention Center, Chicago, IL
  • 3/18/06-Oculoplastic Surgery-Update
    Chicago Area Nursing Spring Meeting, Loyola Medical Center, Maywood, IL
  • 4/12/06-Management of the Paralyzed Eye Complex
    Facial Nerve Paralysis, Dept. of Otolaryngology Annual Spring CME Conference, Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, Loyola Medical Center, Maywood, IL
  • 6/15/05-Update in Oculoplastic Surgery
    The Laser Center(TLC) Spring Optomotry Meeting, Westchester, IL
  • 8/4/06-Orbital Decompression in Graves’ Eye Disease
    University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, Chicago, IL
  • 2/9/08-Oculoplastic Surgery
    Edward Hospital Surgical Nursing Winter Meeting, Naperville, IL
  • 2/28/11-Clinical Oculoplastic Surgery
    Loyola Oral Surgery Grand Rounds, Maywood, IL
  • 5/6/11-Cosmetic Oculoplastic Surgery and Basic Orbital Disease
    Illinois College of Optometry, Chicago, IL
  • 6/24/11-Conchal Cartilage for Lower Eyelid Retraction
    University of Illinois Annual Alumni Day, Chicago, IL
  • 9/17/11-Cosmetic Oculoplastic Surgery
    Basic Oculoplastic surgery, Thyroid Eye Disease, Chicago Curriculum in Ophthalmology(lecture series for entire ophthalmic residencies in Chicago
  • 01/30/12-Complications of Orbital Fractures
    Loyola Oral Surgery Grand Rounds, Maywood, IL
  • 01/12/13-Radiology of the Orbit for the Ophthalmology Resident
    Rush Ophthalmology Orbital Dissection Course, Chicago, IL

Meetings Organized/Moderated:

  • 2001-2004 : Chairman and Moderator-Loyola Medical Center Dept. of Ophthalmology Annual Resident/Alumni Research Day
  • 2005-May 13, 14 : Illinois Association of Ophthalmology and Chicago Ophthalmology Society Annual Meeting-Chair of planning committee and moderator of event
  • 2008-May 16,17 : Chairman and Moderator Joint Oculoplastic and Neuro-ophthalmology Meeting, University of Illinois Eye and Eye Infirmary, Chicago, IL
  • 2010-May 14 : Co-Chairman and Moderator Oculoplastic Meeting, University of Illinois Eye and Eye Infirmary, Chicago, IL
  • 2010-October 14 : Moderator ASOPRS Fall Meeting-Eyelid Session, Chicago, IL.

Teaching Activities(Loyola Medical Center):

  • Lecture series for the Ophthalmology resident
  • Lecture series for the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery resident
  • Lecture series for the Otolaryngology resident
  • Director of Neurosurgical resident education(during rotation)
  • July 31, 2004 Orbital Dissection Course-Dept. of Ophthalmology
  • December 15, 2004 Ophthalmology lecture to medical students on surgery rotation

Medical Missions:

  • 1998 – Medical Mission to Pakistan
  • Spring 2002 – Medical Mission to Cusco, Peru
  • Spring 2004 – Medical Mission to Cusco, Peru
  • Spring 2006 – Medical Mission to Cahamarca, Peru
  • 2010-October 14 : Guatemala (World Eye Mission)

Media(Local):

  • 8/17/05 – Chicago Access Network TV(CANTV)-Illinois Society to Prevent Blindness(ISPB)-Topic Oculoplastics
  • 3/22/06 – Chicago Access Network TV(CANTV)-Illinois Society to Prevent Blindness(ISPB)-Topic Oculoplastics
  • 9/8/06 – Chicago Access Network TV(CANTV)-Illinois Society to Prevent Blindness(ISPB)-Topic Oculoplastics
  • 2/21/07 – Chicago Access Network TV(CANTV)-Illinois Society to Prevent Blindness(ISPB)-Topic Oculoplastics
  • 2/27/08 – Chicago Access Network TV(CANTV)-Illinois Society to Prevent Blindness(ISPB)-Topic Oculoplastics

Accepted Arvo Abstracts:

  • Arvo-2002 – Trancaruncular Approach to the Medial Orbit, A.Z. Ahmad, S. Eidt
  • Arvo-(3780/B457) – Eyelid Burn Reconstruction, a 5-Year Observational Case Series at a Major Burn Center (Wednesday, May 3 8:30 AM – 10:15 AM) B.Hayek, A.Z. Ahmad. Ophthalmology, Loyola, Maywood, IL
  • Arvo-(785/B706) – The Role of Platelet Count in Decision-Making for Suspected Giant Cell Arteritis (Sunday, Apr 30 2:30 PM – 4:15 PM) C.S. Bouchard, A.Z. Ahmad, W.C. Park, B.Hayek, S.Blatt. Ophthalmology, Loyola, Maywood, IL

Publications:

  • T.Otsu, S.I. Merz, K.A. Hultquist, R.J. Attori, H.L. Anderson, D.E. Scheffler, A.Ahmad, R.H. Bartlett; Laboratory Evaluation of a double lumen catheter for venovenous neonatal ECMO. ASAIO Trans., 1989, Jul-Sep; 35(3): 647-650.
  • D. Defoe, A. Ahmad, W. Chen, B.A. Hughes; Membrane polarity of the sodium-potassium pump in primary cultures of xenopus retinal pigment epithelium. Exp. Eye Res, 1994, 59, 587-596.
  • B.Hughes, A. Shaikh, A. Ahmad; Effects of barium and cesium on apical membrane potassium conductance in toad retinal pigment epithelium. American Physiological Society, 1995, c1164-1172.
  • A.Ahmad, R. Fante, V.Elner; Cynaocrylate Eye Drops, Eyenet 1997, volume 2 Number 7 pg 13.
  • R. Scherzer, D. Pang, L. Bartholomew, A. Ahmad, B. Arthurs; Multimedia Oculosurgical Modules(MOM)-Volume 3 Oculoplastic Surgery, November 1998.
  • A.Ahmad, A. Farjo, J.Trobe, L.Schneider, J. MacWilliams; Penetrating Orbital Injury by Automobile Wiper-control Stalk. Archives of Ophthalmology
  • A Ahmad. Management of the Paralyzed Eyelid. Audio-Digest Otolaryngology Vol 35, Issue 12. June 21, 2002.
  • A.Ahmad, B. Hayek, S. Poulakidas, R. Gamelli. Orbital Cellulitis in a Pediatric Burn Patient. Pubished in Burns journal
  • Adam S. Hassan, Shawn G. Clouthier, James L. M. Ferrara, Alexandra Stepan, Shahzad Mian, Amjad Z. Ahmad, Victor M. Elner.
  • Lacrimal Gland Involvement in Graft-Versus-Host Disease: A Murine Model. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science. 2005; 46: 2692-2697.
  • Mauriello, J, Ahmad Z. Amjad et al-Smart Plug Study Group, Management of Complications after Insertion of the SmartPlug Punctal Plug-A Study of 28 Patients. Ophthalmology. 2006; 1859-1862
  • B. Hayek, S. Sitole, M. Andreoli, A. Banich, A. Ahmad. Bilateral Eyelid Edema and Orbital Cellulitis. Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2007; 23, 163-165.
  • S. Sitole, A. Ahmad. Lacrimal Sac Melanoma. Accepted for publication Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery(2/07)

What have we achieved as Chicagoland’s Top Oculofacial Surgeon?

Our Achievements


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We are happy to explain about cosmetic surgery (Puffy Upper Eyelids, Puffy Lower Eyelids, Droopy Lids, Cosmetic Complication, Heavy Brows, Eyelid Bump, Wrinkled or Discolored Eyelids and Dark Circles under Eyes surgery) and reconstructive surgery like Eyelid Reconstruction, Eyelid Trauma, Lower Eyelid Issues, Tear Duct Issures and Graves Eye Disease surgeries. Please contact us today for consultation.



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