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Ophthalmologist (eyes)
27 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(10)
Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Dimitri Azar is Excellent. Dr. Azar has been reviewed by 10 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.8
  • Currently 3.7777777777778 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.8
  • Currently 3.7777777777778 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.7
  • Currently 3.6666666666667 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.8
  • Currently 3.7777777777778 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.6
  • Currently 3.5555555555556 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Dimitri Azar, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 16 areas:
  • Astigmatism
  • Bacterial Eye Infections
  • Cataract
  • Cornea Transplant (Penetrating Keratoplasty)
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Neovascularization
  • Corneal Transplantation
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eye Surgery (Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures)
  • Fungal eye infections
  • LASIK (Laser In Situ Keratomileusis)
  • Laser Eye Surgery (Photorefractive Keratectomy)
  • Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)
  • Refractive Surgical Procedures
  • Vision Disorders

Education & Awards

Dr. Azar graduated from American University Of Beirut. He has 14 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Astigmatism
Cornea Transplant (Penetrating Keratoplasty)
Corneal Diseases
Corneal Transplantation
Eye Injuries
LASIK (Laser In Situ Keratomileusis)
Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)
Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures
Photorefractive Keratectomy
Refractive Surgical Procedures
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2005 - 2008, 2010 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009 - 2010, 2012)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

Affiliations

Dr. Azar has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Massachusetts General Hospital 
  • The University of Chicago Medicine 

Languages

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French

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Additional Information
Dr. Dimitri T Azar MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 27 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Dimitri T. Azar practice?
Dr. Dimitri Azar has 3 office locations.
Dr. Dimitri Azar practices Ophthalmology near Chicago, IL.
Additional practice locations include: Boston, MA.
See Chicago Ophthalmologists.